Get a Taste of Island Life at the French Polynesia's Le Taha'a

Jun 15, 2016  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

A stay at the five-star Le Taha’a Island Resort and Spa begins long before your arrival to the property. Upon landing at Raiatea airport you are greeted by a hotel representative who will guide you to the resort’s boat shuttle to the island of Taha’a. Helicopter transfers are also available for a quick 14-minute flight from the airport.

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Overwater Villas, a 13,000-Sq.Ft. Spa & Jean-Georges Restaurant: This St. Regis Hotel is Paradise

Aug 20, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

There are few places on the planet that compare to Bora Bora, the ultimate island retreat far from the cares of the rest of the world. When it comes to top-notch accommodations within this sought-after destination, discerning travelers flock to the St. Regis.

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Helicopters, Spa Treatments, Yacht Outings & More Being Offered in One Extravagant Vacation Package

May 3, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

An idealized resort in a definitively magnificent setting, The St. Regis Bora Bora is the kind of location that dreams are made of. For those who've ever looked into Bora Bora as a vacation destination, the overwater villas of The St. Regis are generally the first visuals that come to mind when the area is mentioned. It's entirely understandable considering that seeing pictures of the property can itself feel like a vacation from a day's work.

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Hinerava's Tahitian Jewelry Fall Collection Now Available on Paul Gauguin Cruises

Nov 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Ladies, if you’re going to be sailing through Tahiti, French Polynesia and Southeast Asia, you know you’re going to want some new jewelry to both showcase while on your exotic travels and to bring back home to make your friends jealous. Now available on Paul Gauguin Cruises' ship The Gauguin at La Boutique shop, is Hinerava’s fall collection of Tahitian pearl jewelry from designer Kelly Hinerava Bailey.

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HotelsWorld Presents Pacific Beachcomber S.C.'s Richard Bailey a Global First Award

Jul 31, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Richard Bailey, President and CEO of Pacific Beachcomber, received the Global First Award at HotelsWorld's First Awards ceremony. The event honors leading industry hoteliers and executives in the Australia and New Zealand region. The festivities took place in Sydney, Australia on Wednesday, July 24. Richard Bailey has more than 25 years of experience in the French Polynesia tourism market with the country's largest luxury hotel and cruise operator.... Read More

Luxury Cruise Ship Completes $7-Million Renovation & Announces 2013 Sailing Schedule

Feb 22, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The m/s Paul Gauguin cruise ship’s $7-million full renovation is complete. The luxury vessel is better than ever and ready for the 2013 sailing schedule, which the company announced this week. Highlights of the 2013 sailing schedule include an 11-night sail to the Australs and Society Islands of the Island of Whales; four cruises through the islands of French Polynesia with stops in the lagoons of Bora Bora and Moorea; and the second season of guest-host sailings. Oceanographer and environmentalist Jean-Michel Cousteau, the creator of The Gauguins Ambassadors of the Environment Youth Program, will lecture and present videos of his work. Cousteau also will accompany several dives... Read More

Four Seasons Bora Bora | For the Amorous & the Adventurous

Dec 27, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  2 Comments

With its crystal-clear waters and surrounding islets, the island of Bora Bora is one of the most strikingly beautiful destinations in the world. The most popular of the French Polynesia’s Leeward Islands is an extraordinary place for both...... Read More

Le Méridien Bora Bora Gives New Meaning to Being Green

Sep 6, 2011  |   Contributor: Ariston Anderson

In a short amount of time, the words “eco-friendly” and “green” have quickly become halfhearted buzzwords. I’ve stayed at plenty of “eco-luxe” hotels, for example, that while providing freshly-laundered bamboo sheets throw out enough food to feed a small nation. It’s a hard thing to do, and few do it right. But when you see a company working from a personal mission versus a brand marketing plan, it’s a sure plan for real success. And ultimately luxury travel should be about experiencing something new, not just coming home with a tan. ... Read More

Tahitian Pearls: An Insider's Guide to These French Polynesian Treasures

Jul 6, 2011  |   Contributor: Ariston Anderson  |  1 Comment

Tourists the world over flock to Tahiti, not just for the beloved sun, but also to stock up on the island's gems: Tahitian pearls. Rare in their uniqueness and vivid color, each pearl is singular to the island, reflecting the glittering lagoons of French Polynesian coral islands.... Read More

St. Regis Bora Bora: Superior Island Luxury

Mar 2, 2011  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

The name St. Regis evokes an air of elegance, luxury and superior service, and the St. Regis Bora Bora is certainly no exception. You can't escape the island's stunning views from any part of the resort; whether you're relaxing in your oceanfront villa, drinking a cocktail at the Lagoon Restaurant or getting pampered at the serene Miri Miri Spa.... Read More

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