For a spectacular island escape, there’s none better than Le Méridien resort in Bora Bora.
Soak up stunning views of Mount Otemanu and embrace the inimitable beauty of French Polynesia from the comfort of over-water bungalows; spend your days chilling out on Bora Bora’s white-sand beaches, sample authentic cuisine and immerse yourself in island wildlife.
Okay…we know you can’t go there right now – actually the resort is under renovation during COVID times and will re-open late 2022 – but that doesn’t stop us dreaming of paradise.
With several dining options, taste the spirit of French Polynesia in every bite; think fresh, light dishes devoured in a restaurant with a sandy floor and thatched roof. Fuel your day with the renowned breakfast buffet, relax with a cocktail and light lunch at the pool bar steps from the beach and infinity pool; before ending your evening at the Miki Miki bar for a whiskey or craft cocktail.
Try this delicious raw fish dish poisson Cru with coconut milk, which epitomises the fresh flavours of French Polynesia and Executive Sous Chef Sebastien Prevel; using raw red or white tuna, the dish is served in a coconut shell, making for a stunning arrival at the dinner table.
Marinated in coconut milk and lime to ‘cook’ the fish, cucumber, carrot, red onion, wild cabbage and dried coconut add to the flavours and textures of the dish.
What do you drink to go with this recipe? Easy, just ask Le Méridien’s Barman Chef Sarah Perrochon and she’ll mix up her classic Le Maitai – white rum, Triple Sec. Orgeat syrup, lime and pineapple juice and spiced rum.
Bon voyage…take your tastebuds around the globe this festive season.