The currency used in French Polynesia is the French Pacific Franc, abbreviated XPF or CFP. Denominations are available in 1/2/5/10/20/50 and 100 coins, and 500/1,000/5,000 and 10,000 bills.
How much do you tip in Bora Bora?
If you do decide to tip, there is no “standard amount” for tipping (such as 15% to 20% here in the U
) and you simply tip whatever amount you feel is warranted, much like the French custom.
How much is it to go to Bora Bora for a week?
The average price of a 7-day trip to Bora Bora is $3,184 for a solo traveler, $5,718 for a couple, and $10,721 for a family of 4. Bora Bora hotels range from $136 to $684 per night with an average of $334, while most vacation rentals will cost $120 to $800 per night for the entire home.
What clothes to take to Tahiti?
Focus on packing casual, comfortable, warm weather clothing. In even the best restaurants, the dress code is island casual. Sandals and espadrilles are acceptable everywhere, and men can leave their ties home. For women, sundresses or shorts are always suitable.
Are there big cats in Tahiti?
Since The Islands of Tahiti is located in the heart of the South Pacific, there are no mammals indigenous to the islands. On the Marquesas Islands, you will find wild horses, pigs, and goats roaming freely.
Are there monkeys on Bora Bora?
So the only land animals here are the ones brought in by people: horses, cows, pigs, chickens, sheep, goats, dogs and cats. Snakes or dangerous land animals do not exist in this tropical paradise.
Is there a rainforest in Bora Bora?
Bora Bora has a tropical rainforest climate with most precipitation during the summer. During these months there is a risk of tropical storms and hurricanes. This makes the island less suitable as a winter sun destination. The average annual temperature during the day is 30 degrees Celsius.
Is Bora Bora a desert?
If you think of Bora Bora as a desert island paradise, think again. These days, romance and holidaymakers abound. In fact, between 70 and 80 percent of its visitors are honeymooners. Bathing is an absolute must at this holiday destination.
How deep is the water under the bungalows in Bora Bora?
The water depth around the bungalows is 1 to 1.5 meters so you can't jump from the decks. But you can climb down your steps and drift over to snorkel in a coral garden which has been placed between the array of overwater villas (as part of a regeneration program).
Are overwater villas safe?
Over water bungalows are very safe. Because they are anchored deep into the sand by sturdy pillars, they cannot float away. As with any water sport, snorkeling from your bungalow is not without its risks. However, overwater bungalows are typically located in shallow lagoons.
How much does it cost to rent a bungalow in Bora Bora?
Luxury: $400-$1200 You too can come and enjoy a Bora Bora vacation in style. Find a beach bungalow at one of Bora Bora's luxury resorts starting from $400 per night. Want to upgrade to a standard over water bungalow? Expect to pay between $800 to $1200 a night.