Top 10 Beach Resorts On Bora Bora, French Polynesia

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Experience being surrounded by beautiful turquoise waters when you go on a vacation on the island of Bora Bora. Those who love the outdoors and watersports will always find something to do here. The island offers thrilling activities, such as hiking up Mount Pahia, snorkeling and meeting sharks, and helicopter tours. You can also rent a bike and explore the island at your own pace if you want a more laid-back adventure. While you’re here, don’t miss the chance to visit Matira Beach, a lovely spot for swimming and snorkeling. If you want easy access to a beach, you can stay in a beach resort on the island. To find the perfect place for you, continue reading for the top beach resorts on Bora Bora, French Polynesia.

1. InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort, an IHG Hotel (from USD 1145)

Located only a minute’s walk from Matira Beach, this resort allows you to stay in bungalows located on the beach or above the sea. There are bungalows that can even accommodate a family or four adults.

Aside from relaxing in your bungalow, you can play chess, ping pong, board games, and billiards on the property. There are also water-based activities that you can try for free, such as snorkeling, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, and canoeing. The property also has a spa where guests can indulge in a variety of massages and treatments, including thalassotherapy. Steam baths and showers and a fitness center are also available for your use.

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InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Matira Point, BP 156 Vaitape
232 meters (0.2 mi) from Matira Beach

Restaurant Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

2. Maitai Bora Bora (from USD 212)

This property is found only 650 meters (2,132.55 feet) from Matira Beach and offers a variety of accommodations. Guests can book a cozy room with garden or ocean views. Those who want to take their vacation to the next level can opt to stay in a beach bungalow or a bungalow on top of the water. There’s Wi-Fi throughout the resort, allowing guests to stay updated or post updates online. If you want to disconnect for a while, you can grab the free snorkeling equipment, kayaks, or canoes and go on an adventure. Scuba diving and deep-sea fishing are other activities offered here.

The resort has two restaurants that will satisfy your cravings. You can savor cocktails at Manuia Bar or The Beach Bar.

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Maitai Bora Bora

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: BP 505
628 meters (0.4 mi) from Matira Beach

Restaurant Bar 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Fishing

Other beach accommodations in Bora Bora, French Polynesia

3. Royal Bora Bora (from USD 263)

If you love hanging out on the beach and being surrounded by nature, this hotel is for you. It has its own tropical garden, and guests will have direct access to the beach. The property offers activities both in the sea and on the land. You can ride a four-wheel-drive safari vehicle to explore the area. Recreational equipment is available for rent, including beach bikes, kayaks, and snorkeling gear, convenient if you’re itching to go on an adventure. The property also has a pool.

Each room here has air conditioning and a TV. To top it all off, every guest that stays here will have views of the garden.

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Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

904 meters (0.6 mi) from Matira Beach

Parking Restaurant Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Babysitting/child services Laundry

4. Fare Manava (from USD 438)

With Matira Beach only 220 meters (721.78 feet) away, this lovely home is the ideal place for those who dream of having a cozy vacation. It features two bedrooms and two bathrooms, perfect for families or groups of friends. The kitchen has cookware, a stove, an oven, and a microwave so that you can prepare your meals. The provided air conditioning and central heating will make sure you’re comfortable.

You can relax on the terrace for some fresh air and calming views. However, Wi-Fi and television are available if you feel like staying inside.

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Fare Manava

Wifi Available

Address: Matira Beach
212 meters (0.2 mi) from Matira Beach

Parking Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Fishing Laundry Free parking Internet services

5. Studio Moana (from USD 84)

If you choose this waterfront studio, you can wake up to gorgeous views. Plus, Matira Beach is around 20 minutes away.

The studio is air conditioned, so you can keep yourself cool. While you’re here, you can use the Wi-Fi or the flat-screen TV to unwind. The kitchen has a stovetop, an oven, and a microwave for making meals. A refrigerator, a toaster, and a coffee maker are also available for your convenience. There’s a dining table inside, but you can always change things up and eat on the balcony.

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Studio Moana

Wifi Available

Address: Résidence Vaitaitai
8.49 km (5.3 mi) from Matira Beach

Parking Terrace Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services WiFi Available Free WiFi Non-smoking throughout

6. Matira Sandy Home (from USD 452)

This homey apartment has a convenient location right by the sea. Enjoy views of the ocean and greenery while dining or hanging out on the terrace. The apartment has a kitchen equipped with an oven, a stovetop, and other appliances so you can easily prepare your favorite food while on vacation. Wi-Fi and private parking are available here at no additional cost.

The property has two bedrooms that offer four guests plenty of space to sleep. It also has a TV so everyone can gather around and find something to watch.

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Matira Sandy Home 658 DTO-MT

Wifi Available

Address: Matira
566 meters (0.4 mi) from Matira Beach

Parking 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry Free parking


Enjoy having access to a private beach area at this cozy accommodation. Since it is within walking distance of the beach, it’s a great choice for those planning to spend a lot of time on the sand and in the waters.

FARE ATEA has two bedrooms, which means up to four people can sleep there. Guests can lounge in front of the TV or on the terrace. Additionally, it promises a hassle-free vacation with its kitchen and washing machine. It’s also soundproofed, so you never have to worry about too much noise.

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Wifi Available

Address: Matira
868 meters (0.6 mi) from Matira Beach

Parking Terrace Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services Express check-in/check-out Safety deposit box Soundproof rooms

8. Village Temanuata (from USD 72)

Unwind in a comfortable bungalow at Village Temanuata, located only 180 meters (590.55 feet) from Matira Beach. Additionally, you can easily walk to a private beach since the property offers direct access to one. The bungalows here all have a terrace. Bigger groups can book a family bungalow, which has its own kitchen.

There are sun loungers on the beach where people can lounge and enjoy the views. If you’re feeling hungry, restaurants and other dining options are merely steps away. You can request a continental breakfast if you’re hungry upon waking up.

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Village Temanuata

Wifi Available

Address: Matira Beach
152 meters (0.1 mi) from Matira Beach

Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry Family rooms Breakfast in the room Internet services

9. Spacious bungalow with views (from USD 245)

Solo travelers or couples who are heading to Bora Bora may want to consider this airy beachside bungalow. It has a king-sized bed, so two guests can comfortably stay here. Guests can use Wi-Fi or the TV, which has cable and Netflix, to entertain themselves. The bungalow also has a kitchen, convenient if you wish to prepare your own meals or snacks.

Do note that access to the sea is shared with other people. However, since the beach is only open to the residents of the family, you will encounter fewer people here.

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Bora-Bora, Îles Sous-le-Vent, French Polynesia
267 meters (0.2 mi) from Matira Beach
94 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
exceptionally clean and completely as advertised
super clean and modern
bungalow was amazing clean and had everything we needed
it’s super clean and has everything you need
the place itself is small and cozy was extremely clean and had every necessity a traveler needed
host was very friendly and helpful
host moeata and tepa were exceptional and friendly
moeata was a most gracious host and she made the transfer and check-in process really easy
the owners take pride in their accommodation and think of every detail
highly recommend staying here moeata & christophe are excellent hosts
brilliant beach location very close to good restaurants & shops
a few good restaurants within walking distance
would recommend the location to any couple travelling to bora bora
we felt like we were in the best location for everything on the island
the place is very well located and literally feet in the sands from the beach
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10. Charming rental by the beach (from USD 394)

Whether you want to spend the day lazing around or going on adventures, this property promises a wonderful time. Experience a change of scenery since it is surrounded by the beach. Its location puts guests close to the waters, allowing them to easily try snorkeling or scuba diving.

Inside, it has a king-sized bed, a private bathroom, and a well-equipped kitchen. The air conditioning will keep guests comfy. The TV has Netflix, making it perfect for movie nights. You can also head to the deck, which has lounge chairs and a dining area, to unwind.

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Bora Bora, Leeward Islands, French Polynesia
137 meters (449.9 ft) from Matira Beach
100 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi works perfectly well
she has outstanding ac good wi-fi and a super comfy bed
the cottage has everything you could need for a comfortable stay
in front are three additional comfortable chairs in the sand for relaxing
the shower is also very inviting and can easily fit two people at one time
the cottage was exceptionally clean & was well appointed for a beach vacation
the cottage itself is quite clean and comfortable we slept well
the cottage is very stylish it was super clean and comfortable
the cottage is very nice clean and in a great location
all great things to say about this accommodation well appointed clean great host responsive to texts
jenny is an amazing host
she was a very helpful host with rapid responses & excellent coordination
jenny was a fantastic host by checking us in personally and showing us around the property
jenny was so kind and she was always available if i needed anything
jenny’s responses were super quick which was very helpful whenever we had questions:) ms
the location was excellent - several restaurants within walking distance and a grocery store nearby
good location and new facilities
such a wonderful location and a fabulous bungalow
grocery stores and great restaurants were well within an easy 5-10 min walking distance
the location on matira beach is the best on bora bora
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Have a wonderful time at the beaches of Bora Bora

Traveling to Bora Bora and want to go to the beach whenever you want? Choose one of the beach accommodations listed above. These properties are close to the beach, so you won’t have to travel far just to swim, do watersports, or get a tan.

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