The beaches of Bora Bora are world famous and its lagoon is considered to be the most beautiful in the world. If you want to practice watersports, or simply lie basking in the sun, you won’t find a more perfect setting.

Matira Beach

The name Bora Bora comes from the Tahitian word pōpora, which means ‘first born’. Thanks to its coral reef, the waters of the island are teeming with life, and Matira beach, the island’s most famous beach, is ideal for diving or snorkeling to explore this wonderful underwater paradise. You can practice kayaking, windurfing, paddleboard, jetski and a host of other activities at Matira. Or you can simply bask in the sun and appreciate being on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

Profiter de Bora Bora et ses plage de sable de blancs en couple © Hélène Havard

Hotel beaches

There are many hotels on the shore in Bora Bora and each one has its own private little corner of paradise. Whether the hotel is on the main island or on one of the many motu, they all have superb beaches on the crystal clear, turquoise lagoon. They are private beaches reserved for clients of the hotel.

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There are countless nautical activities for you to try in Bora Bora. Paddleboard, kayak, jetski, windsurf, snorkeling, parasailing and a host of other leisure pursuits. For a more relaxing day, go for a cruise on a catamaran or take an excursion on a glass-bottom boat, to explore the lagoon without getting your feet wet!

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