Nina & William: Honeymoon Diary
COUPLE: Nina Chaya and William Bondshu
DATES: June 10 – 21, 2012
WHY GO: “Bora Bora is otherworldly beautiful,” Nina says. “There is an energy to it that makes your soul thrum with happiness.”
THE HOTEL: The Intercontinental Bora Bora Resort and Thalasso Spa rests between the “two hearts” of Motu Piti Aau, a coral island on the barrier reef. Nina and William stayed in an overwater villa facing majestic Mount Otemanu.
BEST EXPERIENCE: Nina surprised William with a private Polynesian wedding ceremony. “I couldn’t have imagined something more beautiful or emotional,” she shares.
FAVORITE ACTIVITY: Nina and William snorkeled, fed sharks, and toured the entire island on Jet Skis.
GOOD TO KNOW
- Best time to visit: November and April: Skip the rainy season and summer crowds
- Average temps: Mid-80s year-round
- Must-pack item: Underwater camera