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 Maldives has a wide array of offerings ranging from more budget options to the most luxurious options possible.

WINNER: The Maldives

Bora Bora vs. Maldives: Resort Options

The Maldives are more budget-friendly resorts that still give you the same private island resort experience.

Budgeting for the Maldives and Bora Bora

WINNER: The Maldives

For the Maldives, there are several incredible resorts you can get to by speed boat, effectively avoiding smaller planes altogether.

Bora Bora vs. Maldives: Getting There

WINNER: The Maldives

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