French Polynesia is an overseas collectivity of France. It comprises of 118 islands and atolls in the South Pacific, the furthest are more than 2,000km apart. The islands are divided into five groups: the Society Islands archipelago, the Tuamotu Archipelago, the Gambier Islands, the Marquesas Islands and the Austral Islands. Only 67 islands are inhabited and Tahiti, Bora Bora, Moorea, Rangiroa and Taha’a are among the most populous and well-known islands in French Polynesia. The French Polynesian islands are famous for their coral-fringed lagoons, volcanic mountains and luxury over-the-water bungalow hotels. Due to their remote location French Polynesia is not easy to reach but that adds to the exclusivity and experience. Bora Bora is probably one of the most iconic holiday and honeymoon destinations in the world. With a crystal clear blue lagoon, fine white sand beaches and coral reefs surrounding the 727 meter high volcano Mont Otemanu. Initially our team of travel experts wanted to create a Top 10 with the best places to stay in Bora Bora. But since there were not enough hotels met our criteria, we have extended this list to include the best hotels to stay in all of French Polynesia. Our Top 10 best hotels and resorts in Bora Bora and the rest of French Polynesia includes everything from dream honeymoon resorts to the popular over-water villas.
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