Destination guide: Bora Bora, Polynesia

Bora Bora is an island paradise in Polynesia, north-east of Tahiti and in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. It has an enormous volcanic massif and picture-postcard scenery, with coral reefs and a spectacular turquoise interior lake.

You can also find Marae (ancient sculptures used in religious ceremonies) and swim with turtles, dolphins, baby sharks, rays and colored fish.

Bora Bora is a favorite with coupleswho are in love and who choose it for an unforgettable honeymoon in Polynesia.

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  • Bora Bora - Weather Overview

    French Polynesia has typical South Pacific temperatures between 20°C (68°F) and 30°C (86°F) at any time of the day, any day of the year. Humidity is usually high, but the even temperature and fresh sea breezes mean conditions are never too stuffy.

    The dry winter period from May to October is the best time to go; the weather is cooler and there is much less rainfall during this time. Temperatures rise during the summer rainy season (November to April) when it's humid, cloudy and very wet. Three-quarters of the annual rainfall happens during this period, mainly in the form of brief, violent storms. However, torrential rains lasting several days are not uncommon.