The Ultimate Guide to Your Beautiful Bora Bora Honeymoon
If you’re looking for the ultimate tropical honeymoon, Bora Bora is for you. From romantic villas to underwater excursions, Bora Bora offers unique experiences for an island getaway.
Wake up as newlyweds with a stunning view overlooking a Polynesian dreamland. Overwater bungalows are a must for Bora Bora honeymooners. Luckily, you can indulge in a tropical environment by choosing among an overwater villa, pool beach villa, oceanfront villa, or Royal Estate for your honeymoon stay. Travel throughout the resort by bike, shuttle, or foot to further explore the French Polynesian island. Enjoy breakfast buffets every morning and a variety of restaurant options each night. With amenities like a relaxing spa, complimentary stand-up yoga, and five-star dining experiences at The St. Regis Resort, your romantic getaway will be truly unforgettable.
Intimate Bed & Breakfast
Experience an intimate and welcoming environment at Daniel and Loana’s bed and breakfast. Although it is much more low-key than a resort, Fishing Paradise Lodge offers a cozy and affordable option. The private home is a perfect alternative to an overwater villa for you and your S.O. to enjoy quality time as newlyweds. Arrive to be greeted with handmade flower and shell necklaces and a complimentary ride from the ever-friendly hosts. Not only do Daniel and Loana own the welcoming bed and breakfast, but they also help arrange activities, tours, and prepare meals. You will soon embrace the lifestyle of the tropical island when you stay at this charming lodge. Daniel is quick to invite guests fishing or hiking, while Loana provides warm hospitality and home-cooked meals.
You won’t want to miss dinner at the Lagoon Restaurant by Jean-Georges. Suspended above the water, glass floor panels allow you to view black-tip sharks and fish swim beneath you as you enjoy your meal. Exotic cuisine is showcased throughout the menu that elegantly marries Eastern and Western flavors and textures. Among the skilled chefs at Lagoon Restaurant is the owner himself, Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Vongerichten spends his mornings scouring markets and fish farms to gather ingredients for his evening guests. Accompany the ever-fresh fine-dining with exquisite wine from their bar.
In a place like Bora Bora, you’ll be tempted to spend all day near the water—and for good reason. An aquabike excursion is the perfect way to explore the crystal-clear waters and exotic marine life. Cruise tandem through the lagoon on an underwater scooter. A guide will join you on the excursion and provide their expertise about the wildlife. Enjoy complimentary drinks and food after your ride, or stop by Bloody Mary’s where the menu revolves around the catch of the day. For an above-water experience, rent a small catamaran to tour the turquoise waters.
Mount Otemanu is one of two distinct volcanoes located at the center of the island. Although Bora Bora is known for its tropical beaches and overwater bungalows, the volcanic remnant provides breathtaking views of the aquamarine lagoon. Because of the difficult and winding terrains, a guide is highly recommended for the partial summit, even for avid hikers. But fear not, hiking isn’t your only option to explore the mountain. Take a 4×4 tour, or hop on a boat and explore the extinct volcano from the lagoon. For a sweat-free romantic option, take a helicopter tour around the island for spectacular panoramic views.
After exploring the island and wildlife, you’ll be ready for a little relaxation. Head to the One Soul Spa to enjoy a romantic couples’ massage with a combination of natural oils and prodigious treatments. Professionals will tailor the massage to your liking to ensure you can fully relax, destress, and activate your body. Beauty treatments like pedicures, manicures, sun recovery, and waxing services are also available to utilize throughout your trip. Because the spas are located right on the tropical beaches, you can receive your massage while listening to the soothing sounds of the lagoon waves.