http://www.sunnsandvacation.com/tahiti-holidays/le-meridien-tahiti.php - The main island of Bora Bora can be circumnavigated by means of a 32 kilometer coastal road, which would take about an hour in a moving vehicle.
Located 2,600 miles to the south of Hawaii, and about 160 miles northwest of Tahiti,
what has been labelled as the most beautiful island in the world can be found; Bora
Discovered in 1722, this tropical paradise has been the stuff that dreams are made of,
and has been a popular tourist destination for over 40 years. The name Bora Bora,
meaning "first born" in Tahitian, suggests that the original inhabitants of the island are
from Tonga, as Vava'u, the ancient language where the name comes from, indicates
Estimated to be around seventy million years old, the island is volcanic in origin. It is
surrounded by smaller islands around it, as well as beautiful coral reefs, serving as
biomes to countless marine wildlife. The island has been made famous over the years,
through "exposure" in books and movies.
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The main island of Bora Bora can be circumnavigated by means of a 32 kilometer
coastal road, which would take about an hour in a moving vehicle. The sights in Bora
Bora are simply nothing but spectacularly breath taking, and going around the island
would be a great way of getting to know these sights.
Viatape is the main town of Bora Bora, and is the main source of general information
regarding the island, among other things. Information about island activities, general
information regarding the island's history, souvenir and souvenir shop information,
general information regarding vehicle rentals, as the islands center, one would find
anything about Bora Bora here.
The tourism center of Bora Bora can be found in the southern tip of the island. It is
known as Matira Point, and has a stretch of white sand beaches along its shores. The
InterContinental Hotel, along with Sofitel Marara and other world renowned beach
resorts/hotels are located here. Snorkelling in the northern side of Matira Point is
famous, as it is the best place in Bora Bora for snorkelling. Bora Bora's famous lagoon
reaches to this point of the island, and is extremely shallow, making spectacular
overwater bungalows extend out into the water. Truly luxurious accommodations for
any guest in the island.
West of Matira Point, the Matira Beach can be found. As a public access beach, Matira
Beach gets busy during weekends and legal holidays. As the water here is deeper
compared to that in Matira Point, swimming here is much more ideal. Water sports are
also much more fun.
Travel agencies, as well as hotels and resorts, hold significant general information
regarding Bora Bora, and are actually the best source of general information should one
have plans in spending one's vacation there.
Visit your preferred travel agency of choice, should you find the general information
written above to be of interest.