The newly opened Intercontinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalaso Spa shows that exquisite-looking resorts above water are not the exclusive domain of The Maldives. They actually first appeared at resorts in the the South Pacific, modeled after traditional fishing villages on stilts.
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Just a five-minute boat ride north of Éfaté Island in the Vanauatu Archipelago, lies the uninhabited Kakula Island has been called “The Jewel of the South Pacific” for good reason. Its lush 90 acres include white sand beaches, coral reefs and pristine tropical splendor. Protected by neighboring islands, the calm waters surrounding Kakula are excellent for swimming, fishing and snorkeling, and increasingly… Kite Surfing. Uninhabited and unspoiled, Kakula serves as a breeding ground for sea turtles.