Cyclone Oli passed through French Polynesia on Feb. 9. Today, all major hotels and resorts in Tahiti and Moorea are fully operational and have not suffered major damage. On the island of Bora Bora, the Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa has all beach and garden bungalows operational, however 29 of the 50 overwater bungalows are currently closed due to some damage on the sundecks and ladders. These damages will be fixed within days or weeks. At the Huahine Te Tiare Beach Resort, all beach and garden bungalows are operational, but four of the 11 bungalows are currently closed.
At the Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort, all beach, garden, and premium overwater bungalows are operational. However, seven of the nine overwater bungalows are closed, two of the seven pontoon overwater bungalows and two of the eight overwater suites are also closed. At the Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa, 28 of the 86 overwater bungalows are currently closed. All sundecks and ladders will be fixed within the coming days or weeks. No damage was reported at The Hilton Hotel Tahiti and the Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort and Spa.
The Bora Bora Lagoon Resort & Spa will be closed due to the damage caused by the passage of Cyclone Oli. Consequently, the resort is obliged to cancel all hotel reservations at Bora Bora Lagoon Resort & Spa and stop all sales until Sept. 30. The resort hopes to re-open before the month of July but no commitment can be made in regards to an exact re-opening date. The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort sustained damage following the passage of Cyclone Oli through French Polynesia this past month, and will remain closed for three and half months in order to make appropriate repairs. The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort is now accepting reservations for guests arriving from June 14.
Air Tahiti Nui will waive any change of ticket fees for any guests who re-schedule their trip to a later date within 2010. For the guests who wish to cancel their reservation at The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort there will no cancellation fees or penalties. For more information, email info@Tahiti-Tourisme.com or visit www.Tahiti-Tourisme.com.
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