With a population of less than 9000 it is obvious that Every resident of this Island is here for support of the resorts. There is no other industry besides tourism.
On first glance, You have to think that You cannot get a room cheap in Bora Bora, but You will be surprised to find that You can get a nice room for less than 100 dollars per night. When You get a room cheap here, it isn’t going to be on the water but You will be able to take a short walk to the water no matter what part of the Island You stay on.
According to Wikipedia, Bora Bora is an island in the Leeward group of the Society Islands of French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the Pacific Ocean. The water is similar in color to the Bahamas.
When You decide on a vacation to Bora Bora, be sure You are fully committed to it. The Person(s) You travel with will be Your source of entertainment. The purpose of staying on the Island of Bora Bora, is to take in the most beauty that nature has to offer but You must be content with that. This is not a wild party place and if You plan to make it that way, they will not like it. It is a secluded vacation spot away from the world, if You really want to get away, this would be as much of getting away as You can get.