Alessandra Ambrosio Had the Best Time in Bora Bora, and She Has the Instagrams to Prove It

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The Victoria’s Secret Angels gathered in Aspen, Colorado earlier this month for a lingerie-filled congress. Alessandra Ambrosio, Adriana Lima, Martha Hunt, Taylor Hill, and more of the brand’s regulars descended on a ranch, clad in their best chaps and cowboy hats, with horses and husky puppies for company, for a new western-themed shoot. Then, while castings for the annual fashion showreportedly in Shanghai this year—got underway, Ambrosio, who, as a contracted Angel, has a direct route into the show, jetted off to Bora Bora, following in Barack Obama’s footsteps, for some much-needed rest and relaxation before the fall’s fashion calendar kicks off. In the week that she’s been staying at the Four Seasons resort, she’s posted a constant deluge of images of clear blue waters, spotted eagle rays, beachfront selfies, and picturesque family portraits. But don’t worry—amid the photography projects, she’s also made time for swimming, yoga, and acaï bowls. See how Ambrosio and the family are unwinding in Bora Bora, as documented on Instagram, here.


Alessandra Ambrosio on vacation at the Four Seasons resort in Bora Bora, August 2017. Photo by @alessandraambrosio.


Alessandra Ambrosio soaking up the late-afternoon glow in Bora Bora, August 2017. Photo by @alessandraambrosio.


“Sonho de verão,” Ambrosio captioned this vantage of the French Polynesian sunset. Photo by @alessandraambrosio.


Alessandra Ambrosio with son Noah in Bora Bora, August 2017. Photo by @alessandraambrosio.


Ambrosio brought the whole family along, including her nine-year-old daughter Anja, pictured here. Photo by @alessandraambrosio.


Alessandra Ambrosio takes a dip during her vacation in Bora Bora, August 2017. Photo by @alessandraambrosio.


Ambrosio proves even salads are better on vacation, when you can eat them out of hollowed-out coconuts. Photo by @alessandraambrosio


Ambrosio’s five-year-old son Noah also accompanied them to French Polynesia. Photo by @alessandraambrosio.


Apparently, one of the perks of being a contracted Victoria’s Secret Angel is a swimsuit for all occasions. Photo by @alessandraambrosio.


Ambrosio takes a Sunday dip in the ocean at Bora Bora. Photo by @alessandraambrosio.


Also, an oceanfront tanning session is definitely in order. Photo by @alessandraambrosio.


Ambrosio and her daughter Anja practice some expert-level ocean yoga. Photo by @alessandraambrosio.


And then, a mother-daughter paddleboarding expedition. Photo by @alessandraambrosio.


A candid ocean shot. Photo by @alessandraambrosio.


Ambrosio surveys the landscape from an infinity pool at the Four Seasons. Photo by @alessandraambrosio.


Ambrosio and fiancé Jamie Mazur in Bora Bora. Photo by @alessandraambrosio.


Alessandra Ambrosio and her daughter Anja with Mont Otemanu looming in the background. Photo by @alessandraambrosio.


Spotted eagle rays—”morning visitors”—make a guest appearance. Photo by @alessandraambrosio.


Ambrosio takes an early-morning plunge while on vacation in Bora Bora. Photo by @alessandraambrosio.


How a Victoria’s Secret model stays limber on vacation. Photo by @alessandraambrosio.


“Sunset princess” Anja Mazur in Bora Bora. Photo by @alessandraambrosio.


Ambrosio’s parents Lucilda and Luiz dropped in for lunch. Photo by @alessandraambrosio.


Sand art by Noah Mazur. Photo by @alessandraambrosio.


Flower crowns are the only vacation accessory worth talking about. Photo by @alessandraambrosio.


Ambrosio’s daughter Anja just celebrated her ninth birthday, so her model mom posted a whole gallery of vacation images to mark the occasion. Photo by @alessandraambrosio.