Upon arrival at Faa'a International Airport (PPT, French Polynesia's only international airport) in Papeete, you'll board a 45-minute flight to Bora Bora where you'll be greeted at the airport by our Four Seasons representatives.
What international airport is closest to Bora Bora?
The nearest airport to Bora-Bora is Bora Bora (BOB) Airport which is 5.6 km away. Other nearby airports include Raiatea (RFP) (39 km) and Huahine (HUH) (79.3 km). How long does it take to get to Vaitape from the Airport? It takes 30 min to get from Vaitape to Bora Bora (BOB) Airport.
Can I drink tap water in French Polynesia?
Drinking water: You can drink tap water in Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora and in all the international resorts. It is usually fine in family hotels and in the other islands but we recommend that you ask your hosts for confirmation.
Are you supposed to pee on jellyfish stings?
There are several popular methods to relieving the pain of a jellyfish sting, one being to apply urine. However, one UAMS specialist says there is no evidence that this method works. “Despite what anyone tells you, do not apply vinegar, urine or meat tenderizer to the affected area,” UAMS neurosurgeon Dr
Why does pee help jellyfish stings?
There is no truth to the myth that peeing on a jellyfish sting can make it feel better. Numerous studies have found that this simply doesn't work. One of the possible reasons that this myth became popular could be due to the fact that urine contains compounds like ammonia and urea.
What is the best thing to put on a jellyfish sting?
To help reduce the pain, you can put calamine lotion or hydrocortisone cream on a jellyfish sting. You can also use an ice pack or hot water to help with the pain and swelling.
Will rash guards protect from jellyfish?
For surfers, snorkelers, and scuba divers who opt not to wear a wetsuit, the rash guard will offer adequate protection from waterborne irritants and jellyfish stings.