Can I be naked in Bora Bora?
Re: Is there any topless or nude resorts in Bora Bora ? There isn't really anything in French Polynesia like what you see on St Martin or St Barths. Some women will go topless at some resorts, at least they were at the IC on Moorea while we were there, but it is not common.
Can you go topless in French Polynesia?
3. Re: Is topless sunning still common in Tahiti, Bora Bora, etc.? Topless sunbathing is still acceptable and you are more likely to see it in places where Europeans are staying, or on public beaches that locals frequent. If you are at a resort populated mostly by Americans, not so much.
Can you go naked in Maldives?
Nudity and topless sunbathing are strictly prohibited in the Maldives. Pointing this out, one of Myleene's followers commented: 'Myleene the Maldives is an Islamic country with strict laws against women being topless, why don't you have a little respect for the country you're visiting and their religion!Dec 30, 2019
Are there clothing optional beaches in Tahiti?
Plage de Tahiti may be famous for being a nudist beach, but it's worth noting that while the beach is "clothing optional", not everyone hangs around without clothes here. Most local nudists prefer the formal nudist colonies not far off. Its status as "clothing optional" began in the 1950s.
Is French Polynesia France?
French Polynesia is a French overseas territory with a high level of autonomy under the terms of the 2004 Organic Law (2004-192). It comprises five archipelagos (Society, Tuamotu, Marquesas, Gambier and Australs).
What country owns Bora Bora?
What country owns Tahiti?
The French Republic
What language is spoken in Tahiti?
French is the official language of The Islands of Tahiti. Tahitian is mostly spoken by islanders in their homes while French is commonly used in schools and business but once you visit the islands, English is well spoken in restaurants, resorts and other tourist areas.
Do they accept US dollars in Tahiti?
Cash and Travelers' Checks Euros and US Dollars are not widely accepted in the islands; therefore, local currency is best. We recommend exchanging your currency at the Los Angeles International Airport, or at a bank or ATM when you arrive in Tahiti.
What currency is used in Bora Bora?
The French Pacific Franc
How much is $100 US in Bora Bora?
The conversion value for 100 USD to 380.973 BORA.
How much money should I bring to Bora Bora?
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.
Does Bora Bora have bugs?
There are NO poisonous snakes or insects in French Polynesia. That's right. Dangerous land animals do not exist in this tropical paradise. You can take a nap on the beach and the only snake you will encounter will be in your dreams.
Can you drink tap water in Bora Bora?
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 snakes in Bora Bora?
There are no poisonous insects or snakes on Bora Bora. And while there are no native mammals on the island, it is home to many dogs, cats, sheep, and cows.
What is the best time of year to go to Bora Bora?
The best times to go to Bora Bora are November and April. These short shoulder seasons offer fine weather with temperatures in the mid-70s to mid-80s. High season runs from May to October when rain showers are isolated and the number of tourists swells.
How many days do you need in Bora Bora?
We recommend you to stay 3-4 days in Bora Bora. This gives you plenty of time to explore this pretty island and all the different shades of emerald the sea has the offer here. Do you have more time, then you will love spending that here too, just keep in mind Bora Bora is the most expensive island of French Polynesia.
Is the water warm in Bora Bora?
Average annual water temperature on the coast in Bora Bora is 82°F, by the seasons: in winter 81°F, in spring 81°F, in summer 83°F, in autumn 84°F. Minimum water temperature (79°F) in Bora Bora it happens in September, maximum (85°F) in March.
Are there sharks in Bora Bora lagoon?
Mainly, the sharks in Bora Bora are not dangerous. They live under the green lagoons and are used to the presence of people. The most common type you'll see is Blacktip reef sharks. They're not aggressive, so you can easily get close to them.
What is the warmest month in Bora Bora?
June is the hottest month in Bora Bora with an average temperature of 29°C (84°F) and the coldest is January at 17°C (63°F) with the most daily sunshine hours at 8 in September. The wettest month is August with an average of 265mm of rain.
Do sharks bite 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.
Do shark attacks happen in Bora Bora?
A woman was attacked by a shark in Bora Bora, French Polynesia, over the weekend. While not deadly, this is the second shark attack in the archipelago in just two weeks, although there are reports of a third.
Does Bora Bora have cockroaches?
We did have "one" cockroach during our 14 night stay. It was in Bora Bora in a beach bungalow. I had saved a pastry from our breakfast, had it on a plate and tightly sealed with plastic wrap.
Can you swim in the ocean in Bora Bora?
Helpful? Yes you can swim, there are no restrictions to that, however its not as great as swimming off Moorea or Bora bora, the water isnt that clear in Tahiti.
How deep is the water at Bora Bora?
Ranging from a couple feet deep to eight feet plus+ deep at the furthest point out (Diamond End of Pontoon category).