Now that I’m a mom, I understand why people go on vacation to do nothing. With my husband busy at a work conference and my daughter at grandma’s, my son Eliot and I embarked on the trip of a lifetime. The destination: Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora. The objective: to relax (yes, even with a one year old in tow).
I daydreamed on the plane, but the place was truly better than I could’ve imagined: Polynesian islets and the calm turquoise waters peppered with over-water bungalows stretching out from the beaches; at night, strings of lit-up bungalows resembling the glowing tentacles of an octopus.
Eliot’s best part: the peek-a-boo window in our bungalow floor, revealing a couple of colorful fish swimming in the crystalline water below. For me? The deck’s little ladder from which, every morning while Eliot still slept, I slipped into the clearest water I’ve ever seen.
See for yourself: here are our trip photos.
Read more about Bora Bora in Four Seasons Magazine.
Read more on family travel to Bora Bora.
Our most “Liked” Facebook post to date: A beautiful Bora Bora view with over 68,000 “likes”!
Read about Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora’s kids’ club, Kids For All Seasons.
Celeste Moure has written about travel, design, music, beauty, architecture and food for various publications including Condé Nast Traveler, Spin, National Geographic Traveler, Real Simple, LA Times and Travel+Leisure. She also edits On Tippy Toes, an online mag that brings modern families the most inspiring ideas and products found at the intersection of parenthood and design. She lives in Vancouver, Canada with her husband and two kids.
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