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!
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.
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’s high season is May to October. Maldives’ high season is November to April.
The Maldives has a wide array of offerings ranging from more budget options to the most luxurious options possible.
The Maldives are more budget-friendly resorts that still give you the same private island resort experience.
For the Maldives, there are several incredible resorts you can get to by speed boat, effectively avoiding smaller planes altogether.