This hotel sits atop a hillside on the island of Bora Bora, with spectacular views across the lagoon to the neighbouring islands of Raiatea and Tahaa.
The Maitai offers a beautiful range of Polynesian style accommodation from air-conditioned Garden Rooms to Ocean View Rooms and Overwater Bungalows. Next to a white sandy beach is the restaurant and all the rooms feature a refrigerator, ceiling fan and TV. The two restaurants, along with the Maitai Polynesia bar, will welcome you throughout the day.
For the non-diver, a wide variety of activities can be organised, from a jeep safari to a circle-island tour on a traditional outrigger.
Bora Bora offers a wonderful underwater world, for first time and experienced divers. The spectacular volcanic topography offers a variety of sites to discover including Anau, the manta cleaning station and Toopua, a sandy seabed where eagle rays and stingrays can be seen searching for food. The Aquarium offers a unique biodiversity of marine life, and sharks and schools of large fish can be seen at Teavanui Pass, an exciting spot for experienced divers. Nitrox is complimentary for qualified divers.
is featured in the following itinerary:
Take in Tahiti's most iconic diving locations on this exhilarating twin centre adventure, with a week on each island. Enjoy adrenaline fuelled drift dives with eagle rays, manta rays, turtle and numerous species of shark.
When to go: Jan-Dec
Duration inc. flights: 17 days
Price inc. flights: From £5,950 pp
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Bora Bora is unquestionably the most mythical of the Pacific islands. The central, lush green island is surrounded by a myriad of islets nestling in a lagoon, which is inhabited by abundant marine life, notably manta rays and shark encounters.
Ideal for viewing: lemon shark, green turtle, reef manta ray, black-tip reef shark, white-tip reef shark