Honeymoon in French Polynesia - ? for Tammy or others
Posted 11 July 2008 - 04:58 PM
You mentioned in your plans to go that your husband was planning on surfing while there. Did he manage to find any good waves? Did he bring his own board or were there any rentals available (lugging our boards is not our idea of fun)? On what islands did he surf? What level of skill was necessary?
You mentioned you stayed in the garden bungalows at the Sheraton. Were these alright? I don't think I can splurge for too many nights for an OWB, so I'm trying to figure out where I should do a garden bungalow. I didn't see anything about beach bungalows on their site.
You mentioned going on to a second island, that wasn't Bora Bora. Bora Bora is extremely expensive from what I'm reading, and the flight there is over $500 from Moorea, so I'm trying to decide whether I should try another island that is different in feel from Moorea - maybe with even better water? Did you like where you stayed, or did you wish you had planned differently?
Was FP really worth the trip? We're thinking of flying to Hawaii to surf on Oahu and then continuing on to Tahiti since we're not sure if we can manage to find surf rentals there, so the whole round trip flight cost will be about $1650 a person - I'm just worried it won't feel worth it, but like you, I feel like we can always go to HI and MX, and many other places will be rainy season in September, when we plan on going (yes, last minute!).
Posted 11 July 2008 - 05:00 PM
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Posted 11 July 2008 - 06:13 PM
Oh, one more question in addition to my first posts' questions - did you explore on your own at all or are you tied to these group tours? And did you get bored at all?
And T.O. Heather, I'm afraid of the cost too ha ha, it is really a turn off actually - so so freaking pricey compared to similarly nice lodgings further away (sadly further away), and I'm almost ready to give up, but I want some exotic locale and lodging for my honeymoon and am trying to figure out how to make it work!
Posted 10 August 2008 - 05:48 PM
I too want to have my honeymoon in Bora Bora, Fiji, Cook Island or New Caldonia... I would love any information you guys can provide.
We are planning to use our starwoods points to stay at Le Meridian at any of the locations, but I would love to know any insight you all may have.
Thanks in advance
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