Surrounded by a lagoon and a barrier reef, this French Polynesian island claims to be the most romantic in the world. With diving, snorkelling and chilling on a pristine coral beach, it’s the epitome of a tropical paradise.
Where to stay: The Four Seasons Bora Bora has fabulous views from its over-water villas, plus superb snorkelling in the Ruahatu Lagoon. Rooms start at Dh4,408 a night. For more information see www.fourseasons.com/ borabora.
Getting there: Flying time is around 21 hours 40 minutes. Return flights to Bora Bora start from Dh12,300. See www.expedia.com.