Bora Bora is a small South Pacific island, nestled in the northwest of Tahiti within French Polynesia. This small island is surrounded by sand-fringed islets and a pristine turquoise lagoon surrounded by technicolour coral reef. With all this untainted beauty, one can understand why this is one of the most coveted luxury resort destinations for couples all around the world. Although most of the accommodations are over-water bungalows, to fully make use of its natural beauty, each resort offers something entirely different. Here are the top 10 all-inclusive Bora Bora resorts:
The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort hails as one of the most impressive accommodations in the South Pacific and it has a unique take on personalized service. This resort sprawls across 44 acres (17.8 hectares) of blissful Polynesian paradise.The luxury bungalows are everything you would dream of, fully furnished and with a very open concept, but somehow they still guarantee privacy.
It offers many exclusive packages, including a special Couples Retreat Package for lovebirds. The resort offers a Lagoonarium Discovery, an all-inclusive spa, sailing onsite and even yoga classes. It’s as clear as the waters surrounding it that the St. Regis Bora Bora has everything required for the most relaxing and rejuvenating experience.
Four Seasons is almost synonymous with luxury, and their Bora Bora resort is the epitome of the brand. The Four Seasons Bora Bora is housed in a collection of bungalows that combine culture with class. The bungalows are designed in a very contemporary way, complete with thatched roofs and glass floors and they are on stilts above the lagoon.
The bungalows have everything you need for some privacy, but also allow you to step out within the comfort of your own area to revel in the surrounding scenery. The porch is a great place to relax and unwind, and watch the starry night sky after a long day of relaxation. The bungalow is fitted with every amenity you could ask for, from endless lounge areas to iPod docks. Some even have a private infinity pool that looks out into the blue sea.
Le Meridien Bora Bora overlooks the magnificent Mount Otemanu and the Bora Bora Lagoon, situated only 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) from the Yacht Club and 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Matira Point. The thatched-roof bungalows are complemented with modern decor and furnishings, complete with a terrace that boasts a 360-degree view of the lagoon. The over-water bungalows have glass floors for an even more immersive experience. This particular resort is somewhat of a steal considering all it offers, and it still is much cheaper compared to the rest.
One cool amenity they offer is their state-of-the-art turtle center. It’s where you can see turtles and even scuba dive with them!
Le Meridien Bora Bora
Address: Motu Tape, BP 190, Bora Bora 98730, French Polynesia (see map)
Price: from 1,092 USD
Contact: +689 40 60 51 51
This resort is set on one of the many islets in the area, which already has a very private and intimate undertone to it. The InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa is one of the most upscale resorts in Bora Bora, conveniently located just a 5-minute boat ride away from the Bora Bora Yacht Club and in one of the most picturesque parts of the island, near the Matira Point.
Similar to the other villas, they also offer over-water bungalows with thatched roofs and vaulted ceilings, all built on stilts. The staff are impeccable with their service, and they are more than welcoming and accommodating when it comes to catering to your every whim. Each bungalow is secluded in its own way, so the way to go back and forth is by boat, which makes for an exciting and beautiful commute.
The InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa certainly does deliver when it comes to relaxation and bliss. Their spa offers an array of different treatments and packages, and after you’re done with your massage, relax at the beach bar, which has lounge chairs right in front of the beach for the best views.
InterContinental Bora Bora & Thalasso Spa
Address: Motu Piti Aau
Price: from 1093 USD
Couples massage Fishing Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Physical distancing rules followed Full body massage Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Fitness Car hire
What’s really unique about the InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort is its stellar location. It is located on the southernmost point of Bora Bora, making it the closest resort to one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The over-water bungalows are scattered all over the lagoon, in a way where each lagoon gets maximum privacy with no intrusion from neighbors. From the rooms, you can get glimpses of the peaks of Otemanu and Pahia rising up in the distance, making every day picture perfect.
InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort
Address: Matira Point, Bp 156 Vaitape, Bora Bora 98730, French Polynesia (see map)
Price: from 995 USD
Contact: +689 40 60 49 00
Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island is the ultimate private retreat. The resort is on a lush islet and situated in a place where you can get uninterrupted, untainted 360-degree views of the endless ocean, the island of Bora Bora, and Mt Otemanu. It takes a 20-minute cruise from the airport to get to this private island.
The Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island Resort offers the ultimate “motu” experience, which is what they call the island experience in the native language. It boasts pristine beaches, and luxurious accommodations, with facilities like private terraces lined with a lush garden, and over-water bungalows with all the amenities that make it near impossible to leave. It even comes with a kitchen and your very own private Jacuzzi.
The resort’s main restaurant, Manu Tuki, serves refined international cuisine and has its own wine cellar, and you can enjoy a quiet dinner right under a blanket of stars. All in all, this resort caters specifically to couples looking for romance. In fact, they have a no kids under 12 policy.
The Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa aims to make each vacation a unique one, based on the exact needs of what you are looking for. Be it lazing on the white sandy beaches, exploring the tropical hills, scuba diving to see the coral gardens, or even climbing a volcano, the resort prides itself on planning and arranging everything you’d need, which gives you all the time to relax and truly enjoy the paradise you’re in. You can really be as active or inactive as you want to be.
The villas are very unique too. While they still retain that signature thatched roof style associated with Bora Bora’s resorts, the rest of the villa has wood fittings and furnishings, complete with polished parapet floors, and a patio with two lounge chairs to sit back and feel rejuvenated while admiring the beautiful ocean views.
Conrad Bora Bora Nui
Address: BP 502, Vaitape
Price: from 554 USD
Restaurant VIP room facilities Tour or class about local culture Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Chapel/shrine Tennis equipment Water sport facilities (on site) Full body massage
Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort is different from the rest, primarily because this resort is set on the beach itself. This makes exploring the island extremely convenient, because you can just walk to visit all the attractions, Matira Point in particular. The resort is also linked with Bora Bora Moana Adventure Tours, which allows you to try all water activities, like snorkeling and scuba diving.
The beachfront bungalows boast views of both the lush green forests as well as the turquoise waters. While all bungalows are complete with thatched roofs and wood floors, there is one special luxury villa with floor-to-ceiling glass walls, for a bit more of a risqué experience.
This resort offers the best of both worlds. It’s a beach resort, that also stretches out into the ocean. It offers both beachfront bungalows and over-water bungalows. The suites and bungalows are all traditionally made, with the signature thatched roof, complete with bamboo and wood furnishings and fittings.
The entire resort is encircled by vegetation, and it really exists in harmony, making you feel one with nature.
The Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa offers a 5-star picturesque experience, in the sense where the views it boasts are really unlike any other. The resort is located facing the main islands of Bora Bora, which makes for the most stunning sunrises and sunsets you’ll experience, all while being in bed too, since the bedroom faces this magnificent view.
Since it’s not located on one of the main islands, the resort actually offers 10 free boat shuttles during the day to join the main island and the bus services to the town. There’s absolutely nothing to worry about, because literally everything has been taken care of, and the staff are extremely courteous and are ever ready to serve. All in all, the Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa offers everything one might need, from the immaculate bungalows to the charming staff and the excellent amenities.
Enjoy the Pearl of the Pacific
The beauty of Bora Bora, from the coral reefs to the crystal clear blue waters, are features that have been virtually unchanged since the first sightings of these awe-inspiring isles. That makes for the stunning, captivating views that this gem within the French Polynesian area has to offer. If you enjoyed this article, share it with your friends on Facebook and save it to Pinterest for future reference!
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