Day 1 – Arrive in Papeete
Once you clear customs and immigration, look for your name on the board. A representative will assist you to the vehicle for your transfer to your overnight hotel.
Papeete, the capital and commercial hub of French Polynesia, hosts the government offices, hospitals, banks, airline and travel agencies, boutiques and black pearl shops. The Central Market is a must, located a block behind the waterfront. You will see traditional Tahitian crafts, flowers, fruits, fish and other produce. The waterfront is attractive, with a tree lined promenade along a marina with an international yachting community.Starting Accommodation:
Day 2 – Papeete to Bora Bora
Transfer to Papeete airport for your flight to Bora Bora. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your accommodation by boat.
Bora Bora – Unquestionably the most mythical of the Pacific islands remains the island of all dreams. So much has been written about Bora Bora, and yet it is hard to find the right words to describe the magic that emanates from this island.Starting Accommodation:
Day 3 – Ultimate Shark and Ray Watching
Embark on a nice motorized outrigger boat to meet the colorful fish, stingrays and black tip sharks. It is to the sound of ukulele that your Polynesian guide will lead you to the motu where a tasty lunch of grills and typical Tahitian dishes is prepared for you. Sit on one of the common large tables and enjoy a local entertainment while sipping a cool drink.Starting Accommodation:
Day 4 – At leisure, Bora Bora
When you see its crown of lush green volcanic peaks, you can understand why the late James A. Michener described Bora Bora as the most beautiful island in the South Pacific. Bora Bora is encircled by a multihued lagoon and protected by a wall of coral reef. Traverse this tiny island on bicycle and chat with locals, or explore Bora Bora's rugged interior on a jeep safari tour.Starting Accommodation:
Day 5 – At leisure, Bora Bora
Pack a picnic and maroon yourself on a remote motu, or make a lunch date with a black tip reef shark and watch your guide hand-feed these amazing creatures. Explore a cultural note by enjoying a Polynesian dance performance.Starting Accommodation:
Day 6 – At leisure, Bora Bora
Perhaps you spend the day at the St. Regis Bora Bora where guests can enjoy a variety of indoor and outdoor dining options, including a signature over-water fine dining restaurant with breathtaking views of a colorful array of fish and manta rays swimming in the lagoon below. The resort features a main pool with a swim-up bar and a romantic adult pool that offers private day beds. Additional water activities include reef fishing, deep sea fishing and catch and release fly fishing in a stocked lagoon. A world-class spa is located on an island in the lagoon and offers Tahitian and Balinese treatments using natural herbs and extracts from the island for an unforgettable sensual experience.Starting Accommodation:
Day 7 – Depart Bora Bora
Say goodbye to Tahitian paradise as you transfer by boat to the airport for your return journey.