Bora Bora Vs. The Maldives

Everything You Need to Know to Decide Which Destination Is Right For You

Both Bora Bora and the Maldives are destinations high on everybody’s travel bucket list. They both have turquoise blue water and overwater bungalows, which are the pinnacle of any resort stay.

Bora Bora Vs.  The Maldives

Having traveled to both destinations, I can tell you all the pros and cons of each destination to help you decide which is right for you!

Where is Bora Bora?

Bora Bora is part in the island nation called French Polynesia. Specifically, it’s one of the Society Islands, which also includes the popular islands of Tahiti and Mo’orea.

Where is the Maldives?

Maldives is a hidden island gem in the Indian Ocean about 1200 miles south of India and about 600 miles south of Sri Lanka.

Bora Bora vs. Maldives: Time of  Year

Bora Bora’s high season is May to October. Maldives’ high season is November to April.

The big difference between Bora Bora and the Maldives is the ability to leave the resort islands. While it’s small, Bora Bora still does have a main island you can visit.

WINNER: The Bora Bora

Bora Bora vs. Maldives: Activities & Other Things to Do

WINNER:  The Bora Bora

Bora Bora vs. Maldives: Variety in Itinerary Options

Considering Bora Bora is part of French Polynesia, it’s super easy to visit other islands of French Polynesia during a visit to Bora Bora, like Tahiti, Moorea, and Taha’a.

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