Many dishes also include chicken, pork, sweet potatoes, breadfruit, rice, local fruit and vegetables such as papaya, mangoes, pineapples, bananas and fafa, which is a type of spinach. Banana or papaya purees known as po'e are the most popular dessert served on the island.
Can you bring food into Bora Bora?
Pack snacks in your luggage Because of its isolation, everything costs more in Bora Bora. So bring some packaged snacks with you. Protein bars, muesli bars, nuts, biscuits and crackers don't weigh much and are easy to slip into spaces among your packing.
Which airline goes to Bora Bora?
Are shark attacks common in Bora Bora?
Sharks attacks in Bora Bora In French Polynesia's, there has not been a deadly shark attack in over 50 years. But it's important to realize that having a degree of fear of sharks is a natural reaction. Sharks are predators and have the potential to be dangerous in certain situations just like any other wild animal.
Can I use a credit card in Bora Bora?
Credit cards are accepted at hotels, restaurants, and larger shops and grocery stores on Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora. Smaller shops or stores or more remote islands may accept credit cards with a minimum purchase. Visa and MasterCard are the two most widely accepted credit cards.
Can you tip in USD in Bora Bora?
It is not expected. 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.