Bora Bora is not the easiest of destinations to get to—an 8-hour Air Tahiti Tui flight from Los Angeles takes you to Tahiti, the capital of French Polynesia, then you have to take another 40-minute flight to the island—but once you see the silhouette of Mount Otemanu towering over the small South Pacific island, you forget all your travel woes. And you also, very quickly, realize why everyone refers to Bora Bora as “paradise.” The color of the ocean is a perfect shade of blue and so saturated that it really feels like you are constantly looking at it through Instagram’s Juno filter. Speaking of social media, trust us, it is literally impossible to take a bad picture here so ‘grams will rack up the likes #nofilter needed.
It’s easy to see why A-listers flock to this remote piece of land in search of peace, privacy and some seriously gorgeous views. And if there’s one resort that offers all of the above (plus a lot more), that’s The St. Regis Bora Bora. Just ask Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban or Alyssa Milano and husband David Bugliari, who honeymooned here, or Justin Bieber who’s also been a guest here.
And while we are certain A-listers chose the property for its gorgeous location, its amenities are also what makes your stay here feel like paradis (yes, you end up picking up some French as well).
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