Best Time to Visit Bora Bora [Ultimate Guide]

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Unreal, magically beautiful, colorful these are just some of the words that are often used for the description of one of the most amazing places on the planet. It’s not hard to guess that we are talking about French Polynesia’s most celebrated island – Bora Bora. If you’re in the middle of your working shift and are daydreaming about this peace of heaven to make your stressful day easier, or you are just about to book your plane tickets, stick to the end of the article and make sure that you visit Bora Bora in the best possible way, during the best possible time of the year.

Best Time to Visit Bora Bora to Explore

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There are some things that you should consider before deciding when to visit Bora Bora. Whether you are just starting your journey in the amazing world of travel or have been a professional wanderer for years, there’s an unspoken rule – always make sure to check if there is a rainy or wet season in the place you are visiting. If the answer to the question is yes, make sure to avoid it! One of the worst scenarios that can happen during your long-desired vacation is to have to spend your time in your hotel room because the weather is awful.

Good Weather Time to Visit in Bora Bora

Like in all tropical destinations, the weather varies between a wet season and a dry season. The wet season usually takes place during summer months and the dryer season lasts during winter. As the temperatures remain high during the whole year (the average temperature is around 28?C), you definitely won’t get cold, but the goal is to have plenty of time left for cocktails, swimming, and snorkeling which is not the best idea if rain is constantly pouring.

So, what is the best time for good weather in Bora Bora? The answer to the question is during the winter months, from May to October.

If you’re living in the northern hemisphere, you could get confused how winter time is during the summer months, but it’s very simple, As the island is in the southern hemisphere, the seasons are the opposite to Europe and North America – when the island enjoys summertime, the northern hemisphere is in the middle of winter, and the other way round.

During the period from May to October, you can expect to enjoy your time while having dry, sunny weather and you will finally be able to get the summer tan you’ve always wanted to have!

Best Time for Saving Money in Bora Bora

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 You want to make sure to have an amazing time, but the goal is to get the best value for your money. The high season in Bora Bora lasts during June, July and particularly August. That’s the period when the island gets completely crowded, flights expensive and generally, most of the accommodation, restaurants, and activities on the islands overpriced. If you want to spend less money and truly enjoy during a period of the year when fewer people are vacationing on the island, try to avoid coming during June, July or August.

If you’re able to plan your visit to Bora Bora in May, September or October, then you’ve hit the jackpot! You’ll have the opportunity to enjoy the best possible weather and will save a part of your money as well!

Restaurants and Shops in Bora Bora

The food of Bora Bora is really famous to all the traveller. All the resort’s restaurants also served the world class food. Also the restaurants in each of the approximately ten resorts offer beautiful lagoon views and offer fresh seafood and other tasty choices.

If you want to try from restaurants outside the resorts, there are several areas to explore in Bora Bora! Vaitape village, Matira on the south side from the island and Povai bay on the southwest coast.

Visitors also going to interested for shopping in Bora Bora. Most of the resorts have their own specialized boutiques. You can go to Vaitape village also where you will find souvenir shops and jewelry of black pearl.

Transport in Bora Bora

Once you have arrived to enjoy Bora Bora, there are different ways to bypass in Bora Bora. Cycling is the most easiest and popular way to do this. This is a small island; it takes just four hours to cycle around the entire island. Some resorts offer free bikes, while others charge a minimum amount.

Riding with a bicycle gives visitors the opportunity to see the beauty of Bora Bora up close. Rental cars are also available, but they are quite expensive. There is a local bus system called Le Truck, but it is known to be very unreliable. Rental Taxis are also available on Bora Bora, but they are crazy expensive.

Where to Stay in Bora Bora

Bora Bora has some most spectacular resorts in the world. In this beautiful resorts! no wonder they are photographed so often. The most famous seaside resorts in Bora Bora are the amazing bungalows with hanging waves above the crystal clear waters of the lagoon.

Some of these luxury bungalows and resorts are the Four Seasons Bora Bora Resort, the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort and Thalasso Spa, the Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort and Spa, Le Meridien Bora Bora and others.

But there are some less expensive and affordable options on the island. There are small hotels, family hotels and vacation homes such as Tahiti Homes, Tahiti in Style and Tahiti Villas.

Vacation Mood ON!

We hope this information will help you to make the best of your Bora Bora experience! The beauty of the island is incomparable and there’s a big chance you’ll start to think about moving there for good. If you’ve always wanted to visit the jewel of the South Seas and were waiting for the perfect timing and moment to finally dare yourself to book your flights, it’s time to make it happen!

Final Words

Truth to be told, there will always be reasons why you shouldn’t step out of your comfort zone and why you shouldn’t spend your money on travel, but when you imagine yourself with warm sand between your toes and beautiful sceneries around you, you’ll realize that there are plenty of reasons why you should always follow your passion for travel. And what better way to make it happen, than by visiting the vacation destination that dreams are made of, the heaven on earth called Bora Bora. So let’s pack your back for your next travel destination to Bora Bora.

Hi, I am Justin Nobel, a travel Blogger, photographer and an entrepreneur. I am the author and founder of this blog "Trips Malaysia" and many others.

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