Since I read a review about the Conrad Bora Bora Nui back in 2019, this hotel has been on my short list of properties I wanted to visit most. Every picture seemed to be fake and too dreamy, so I wanted to see it for myself. The only issue is that I could never seem to find award availability for this property. This trip to French Polynesia was the 3rd attempt at an original … [Read more...] about Hotel Review: Conrad Bora Bora Nui Resort
Have you ever seen Hilton’s marketing material with the gorgeous pier of overwater bungalows shooting out over clear water from a pristine beach with lush forest behind it? Nearly every time I go to Hilton.com, in one way or another, these pictures of the Conrad Bora Bora Nui show up. To me, staying in one of these overwater bungalows was the dream in the points and miles … [Read more...] about Room Review: Conrad Bora Bora Deluxe Overwater Villa with Pool
Flight times can make travel days awkward. Having a flight that leaves late in the evening and a hotel check-out around lunch time is a situation that is bound to cause problems. On our last day in French Polynesia we had an 8 hour gap between our hotel check-out and when our Delta flight took off to Los Angeles. Wanting to explore as many of the islands as possible … [Read more...] about Day of Departure in Moorea: My Thoughts
When dreaming about staying at a particular hotel for quite some time, I often worry that my expectations are too high going in and I am setting myself up for disappointment. Having had some of the best hotel stays of my life in the 12 months preceding my stay at the St. Regis Bora Bora, most notably the Conrad Maldives and Le Meridien Maldives, I was curious if my … [Read more...] about Hotel Review: St. Regis Bora Bora Resort
Getting from resort to resort in exotic island destinations like the Maldives or Bora Bora is notoriously difficult, after all, it's not like you can just walk three blocks as you can from the Conrad Midtown to the Park Hyatt New York. Let me clarify, it is less difficult to achieve and more difficult to do without breaking the bank. After looking through the options, we … [Read more...] about Hotel Transfer: Chartering a Private Boat in Bora Bora!