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  Bora Bora travel guide and Bora Bora map by The Tahiti Traveler
The first signs of human life on the island of Bora Bora (formerly called Vavau -which may indicate that it was colonized by inhabitants of a Tonga island carrying the same name) are dated 900 BC, just after the populating of the island of Raiatea.
According to the legend, Bora Bora means “first born” because it was the first island to emerge from the waters after the creation of Raiatea.
Bora Bora was first “discovered” by the navigator Roogeveen in 1722 then by Cook in 1796.
www.thetahititraveler.com /islandguide/boraintro.asp   (540 words)

  
 CLIA - Cruise Line International Association
The first inhabitants of Bora Bora were Polynesian settlers, who sailed their canoes into the island's gorgeous lagoon during the 9th century.
Bora Bora's Lagoon is another of the crowning visual achievements that blesses the island.
The landscape of Bora Bora resembles a circle of coral reef with a glorious emerald in the center.
www.cruising.org /planyourcruise/wwdest/overview.cfm?recordID=9   (398 words)

  
 Bora Bora
Bora Bora is located 165 miles northwest of Tahiti and is and is part of the Polynesian archipelago.
There are resorts on Bora and on the motus (small islands) that surround the island.
You fly into the Bora Bora airport and then are transported to your hotel by boat or catamaran.
www.yourtravelsource.com /French_Polynesia/Bora_Bora/bora_bora.html   (309 words)

  
 BORA BORA Island Info, Hotels in Bora Bora, Bora Bora Resorts and Vacations Bora Bora Honeymoon Bora Bora Resorts Bora
Seen from the air, Bora Bora has been compared to that of "a tiny emerald in a setting of turquoise, encircled by a sheltering necklace of sparkling pearls".
Bora Bora was the first ever to feature over-the-water bungalows over 30 years ago (Hotel Bora Bora).
Motu Mute is Bora Bora airport, on an island in the lagoon.
www.tahiti-explorer.com /borabora.html   (1594 words)

  
 Bora Bora - helpful tips & insights by a travel authority
The Polynesian island Bora Bora in the South Pacific is widely touted as the most beautiful in the world.
The island is encircled by the celebrated Bora Bora tropical blue lagoon ringed by coral reefs (see photo) - and is dramatically crowned by a rugged 727 meter (2385 feet) high volcano core that's richly draped with tropical foliage.
Trade winds keep the Bora Bora climate balmy year-round, though the ideal visiting time is from May to September when sunny days abound.
www.hillmanwonders.com /bora_bora/bora_bora.htm   (150 words)

  
 Bora Bora hotel - Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa - French Polynesia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Bora Bora, with a lagoon resembling an artist ' s palette of blues and greens, is love at first sight.
At the Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort you can discover the sparkling magic of the lagoon, admire the awe-inspiring Mount Otemanu while luxuriating in the peace and tranquility of the surroundings.
This resort is located on the island Motu Tevairoa, 10 minutes by boat from the Bora Bora airport, 15 minutes from the main city of Bora Bora Vaitape.
www.pearlresorts.com /bora/main.asp   (180 words)

  
 Blue Nui - Centre de plongée - Bora Bora - Island
Bora Bora has earned its place in the diving world and is one of the rare places where we can observe manta rays all year long.
Bora Bora being primarily touristic, you can find various kinds accomodations from family guest houses to deluxe hotels.
Bora Bora has a large variety of different dive sites, each one valued for its abundant sealife or beautiful seascapes.
www.bluenui.com /Ang/bora_ang.htm   (242 words)

  
 Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Other pastimes are walking on living coral, searching for graceful manta rays, diving for the giant mussels buried in the white sandy lagoon bottom, donning a mask and snorkel to view the fish and coral and just lazing at the lagoon edge watching the sun sink below the ocean in the west.
Bora Bora's breathtaking beauty can best be enjoyed and photographed from a helicopter.
Flights over the island and lagoon are a real treat because it is only from up high that you can appreciate the sheer beauty of Bora Bora and her many motus which resemble jewels scattered upon the sea.
www.pacificislandtravel.com /fr_polynesia/about_destin/borabora.html   (570 words)

  
 Bora Bora Bungalows, Bora Bora
Bora Bora is only 10 kilometers long and four kilometers wide.
Fishing is big sport in the waters surrounding Bora Bora, with typical catches ranging from tuna and wahoo to marlin and mahi-mahi.
Bora Bora, located 17 degrees south of the equator, enjoys a year-round tropical climate.
www.5stardestinations.com /sitepages/property201.php   (715 words)

  
 Bora Bora map and information page by World Atlas
Bora Bora, located about 160 miles northwest of Tahiti and approximately 2,600 miles south of Hawaii, was discovered in 1722, and is arguably the most beautiful island on the planet.
Bora Bora's fabled blue lagoon (above) is, according to novelist James A. Michener, "so stunning, that there are really no adequate words to describe it."
Volcanic in origin, Bora Bora's rugged main island, and a few smaller islands, are completely surrounded by coral reefs.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/oceania/bora.htm   (416 words)

  
 Bora Bora
The location was lovely, and the OWB afforded spectacular snorkeling right at the base of the bungalow, as it was situated on the coral reef.
Our OWB faced Bora Bora and was a really magnificent shelter.
However, the classic HBB feels more intimate and private, and has an unparalleled setting as it was the first resort on Bora Bora.
www.theworldisyourocean.net /personal/borabora.htm   (292 words)

  
 A Complete Guide to Bora bora Island- Tahiti Sun Travel
Bora Bora island is possibly the single most famous island in all the world.
Bora Bora's lagoon is its most treasured feature, and allows the traveler many opportunities to experience it in a variety of ways.
Bora Bora is the perfect setting for the ultimate in romantic getaways for newlyweds or newly found romances.
www.boraboraisland.com   (1220 words)

  
 Sailing the Dream/Bora Bora (VII)
It was a flood tide and we slipped through the narrow Teavanui pass and into the green lagoon of Bora Bora as easily as a leaf riding the downstream current of a gentle river, leaving the rolling waves of the open sea and the roar of the barrier reef behind us.
Bora Bora represents a poetic twist of this nature, where titanic forces transformed the molten furnace of a volcanic crater into the diaphanous waters of a lagoon and then inhabited it for the most part with a race of people whose way of life, temperament, and carefree existence became a legend throughout the world.
Bora Bora, and because of that Taoto held much prestige and honor in the Polynesian society, many considering him king of the lagoon, particularly Povai bay.
www.coconutinfo.com /sailingthedream/borabora.html   (21707 words)

  
 Sailing & Boat Charters- Bora Bora Island- Tahiti Sun Travel
Bora Bora is the most heavily touristed of the Leeward Islands and this trend carries over to the water.
Bora Bora has several choices for exploring her waters including sailing and yacht charters, private boat excursions and various packages for many different boating or sailing experiences you can dream of.
Cruise around the magnificent and legendary island of Bora bora on a daily charter or take one of the most unforgettable trips of your life as you venture away from the lagoon into the open ocean on a multi-day trip to explore the pristine waters of the Leeward Islands of Tahiti Polynesia.
www.boraboraisland.com /sailing.html   (2442 words)

  
 Bora Bora Hotel ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Opened in October 2001, the Bora Bora Eden Beach Hotel provides all the essentials of a tropical South Sea getaway : crystal turquoise waters, silky white beaches, the majestic emerald backdrop of Mount Otemanu, charming hospitality and tranquil intimacy.
Located on a private island facing Bora Bora, the hotel is the most friendly environmental hotel project in French Polynesia, complete with solar energy, recycling and autonomous water management.
Secluded, yet in no way isolated with shuttle on request to the main island of Bora Bora (15 mn) and activities offered daily to explore the culture of Polynesia.
www.boraborahotel.com   (187 words)

  
 Bora Bora Tourism - Bora Bora Island, Vacations, Honeymoons, and Resorts
Bora Bora, with a lagoon resembling an artist's palette of blues and greens, is love at first sight.
From the dramatic scenery to the privacy and amenities of the overwater bungalows, everything in Bora Bora equals a 10 on the romance scale.
A Pearl Escape - Tahiti, Bora Bora & Manihi in the Tuamotus
www.tahiti-tourisme.com /islands/borabora/description.asp   (439 words)

  
 Bora Bora - amazing Bora Bora   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Often described as the most beautiful island in the world, Bora Bora is located 160 miles northwest of Tahiti and approximately 2,600 miles south of Hawaii, having being first discovered in 1722.
Bora Bora's fabled blue lagoon is, according to novelist James A. Michener, "so stunning, that there are really no adequate words to describe it."
With a large choice of deluxe hotels in addition to more traditional quality hotels, Bora Bora is without doubt the most beautiful island one could ever hope to visit and is still very much an affordable option not only for honeymooners but also for those wishing a few days of tranquility away from the world.
www.amazingpolynesia.com /borabora/borabora_tours/borabora_tours.asp   (312 words)

  
 Bali Villas | Bora Bora Villas, Luxury Bali Villas in Seminyak
elcome to Bora Bora Villas, your tropical holiday retreat on the island of Bali.
Bora Bora Villas have been formed to serve the needs and desires of the visitor seeking comfort, Luxury and privacy…with a little bit of magic.
Bora Bora villas are traditional yet modern with every luxury you have at home.
www.bali-bora-villas.com   (213 words)

  
 Bora Bora French Polynesia locator map and information page by World Atlas
Status Bora Bora is part of French Polynesia, a French overseas possession, claimed in 1843.
Regardless, if you must visit a South Pacific island, Bora Bora would be an excellent choice.
If you would like to submit an addition, change or correction, or suggest a new link, please forward it to our map department and we will give it our immediate attention.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/islands/pacifics/borabora.htm   (334 words)

  
 Bora Bora-Tahitian Packages,French Polynesia Packages, Bora Bora Packages and Discount Airline Tickets,Bora Bora Hot ...
Located on a private islet facing the majestic emerald backdrop of Mount Otemanu, the hotel is the most environmentally friendly hotel complete with solar energy, recycling and autonomous water management.
Novotel Bora Bora Beach Resort is located in Matira and situated 9 kilometers away from the city center.
Free entertainment on one of the most beautiful beaches of Bora Matira.
www.off2tahiti.com /borabora.htm   (740 words)

  
 Hôtels Maitai: hôtel Maitai Polynésia Bora Bora, hôtel Maitai Dream Fakarava   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Among the prestigious hotels established in Bora Bora, the Maitai Polynesia is located in a most ideal spot on the exceptional headland of Matira Point.
Sitting across from the islet of "Motu Piti Aau", most of the rooms and bungalows provide great views of the crystal clear lagoon where hues of green, aqua and blue mingle.
The Maitai Polynesia is the only "intermediate" category hotel in Bora Bora offering full service at an incredible value for money.
www.hotelmaitai.com /bora/us   (169 words)

  
 Bora Laskin Law Library - Internet Based Subscriptions
Includes the Revised Statutes of British Columbia 1996, 1997 supplements to the RSBC and the Statutes of British Columbia 1997 (26th Parliament, 2nd Session).
The Bora Laskin Law Library subscribes to all titles in the Mathew Bender Intellectual Law Library.
One of France's oldest publishers of legal material, the online database is provided by Juris-Classeur Lexis-Nexis Group (France) and so brings together an encyclopedia of laws, primary texts, and access to La Semaine Juridique, one of two pre-eminent legal weeklies in France for scholars and practitioners alike.
www.law-lib.toronto.edu /e-res/index.asp?letter=ALL   (5716 words)

  
 O'hana Bora Bora - Excursions
Discover Bora Bora lagoon - the most beautiful in the world - aboard one of our catamarans “day charter” that feature dimensions of 20 meters long and 10 meters large.
Based in InterContinental Resort Bora Bora and Le Meridien Bora Bora hotels, they remain accessible from any other hotel or even Vaitape ferry dock.
Specially built for day cruises, these boats are perfect for lagoon tours and offer an ideal mean for aquatic activities such as sunbathing, swimming and snorkeling.
www.fenua.net /ohana/index_us.htm   (300 words)

  
 TOPdive - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
It is stated in Frommers that your restaurant has the finest dining in all of bora bora.
Also, even though this was our first trip to Bora Bora and TopDive, we felt like Thierry, J.P., and the rest of the Dive Staff were friends, just like the people we dive with at home.
Visiting Bora Bora for the first time was a great experience, and it was made even better by you and the rest of our new friends at TopDive Bora Bora.
www.topdive.com   (1630 words)

  
 Bora Bora Honeymoon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
was very pleasant except that it rained all of our last day on Bora Bora.
The pool at the Bora Bora Sheraton with some Overwater Bungalows in the A Jackfish seen from a six person submarine outside the Bora Bora lagoon.
Move over fancy silverware, stuffy tea sets and make way for the honeymoon in Bora Bora, DVD player, new sofa, power drill and camping gear.
consumer.us.com /smart/travel/bora-bora-honeymoon.html   (92 words)

  
 Liz Claiborne BORA BORA new perfume and cologne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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Bora Bora for Women was created by Liz Claiborne in 2002.
Bora Bora Perfume by Liz Claiborne is a blend of tropical flowers.
www.4-fragrances.com /women/borabora-w.htm   (58 words)

  
 ClubMed Bora Bora, Tahiti
Bora Bora is a secluded island in the South Pacific with blankets of white sand and crystal-clear blue water!
Followings are detail of sports activities you can explore at Club Med Bora Bora.
Off site Golf is available from the Bora Bora resort (Atimaono, 45 km from Papeete, a 9 hole course).
www.cruising2tahiti.com /clubmed/clubmed_borabora.html   (895 words)

  
 BORA BORA colgne and perfume by Liz Claiborne.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
BORA BORA colgne and perfume by Liz Claiborne.
bora bora perfume and cologne by liz claiborne
Bora Bora cologne for Men was created by Liz Claiborne in 2002.
www.4-fragrances.com /men/borabora-m.htm   (46 words)

  
 Hotel Sofitel Marara Bora Bora: book your deluxe Sofitel Resorts hotel in BORA BORA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Sofitel MARARA BORA BORA is situated on the edge of a white sandy beach in Matira Bay, 8 km from the city of VAITAPE.
Featuring Polynesian style architecture, the bungalows are in the midst of an historic hotel, which is used as a film set.
The Sofitel MARARA BORA BORA offers 2 restaurants with international and Japanese cuisine, a bar, an infinite horizon swimming pool, a spa and numerous sporting activities.
www.sofitel.com /sofitel/fichehotel/gb/sof/resort/0564/fiche_hotel.shtml   (226 words)

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