For years I have had Tahiti on a pedestal as the ideal honeymoon destination due to its “ultimate paradise” reputation and appeal. I recently got married and our wedding day was full of excitement and fun, but left us exhausted and ready to relax. I finally got my chance at a Tahitian honeymoon. Having long-awaited this particular vacation with such high expectations, one would assume that disappointment would be in the cards for us. In reality, our 10 days in Tahiti couldn’t have been long enough.
We stayed at the St. Regis in Bora Bora and before we even reached our resort we knew that this was going to be an experience of a lifetime. The bright turquoise color of the water is incomparable and the lush beauty of the mountains made for a perfect backdrop. Upon arrival at the resort, we were greeted with tropical drinks and given a tour of what was available to us during our stay. We were delighted to see that the resort alone presented us with a myriad of activities from couples massages at the spa to a private beach full of water toys. If we didn’t have so much fun doing all these fun activities, and eating at an amazing Japanese restaurant in the heart of the resort, we might not have ever left our deluxe overwater bungalow. The rooms have large Jacuzzis complete with scented bath salts that dye the water that turquoise ocean blue, a dive platform off the back, living room, large and comfortable bed, and full room service. Continue reading