10 Best Hotels To Stay In Bora Bora, French Polynesia

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There is no denying the exquisite allure of Bora Bora, “The Jewel of the South Seas.” The main island is surrounded by a crystal clear lagoon and several motus (small islands). Its unique geography offers vistas of green slopes, black volcanic rock, and white beaches in every direction. Luxurious resorts dot the islands, and coveted accommodations stand on the water. Bora Bora is part of a volcanic chain, Îles Sous le Vent (Leeward Islands) in the Society Islands of French Polynesia. It’s a diving and honeymoon destination and a playground for private jets and charter boats. It is less than an hour by air from Tahiti. You will fall in love with this place the minute you behold the translucent, turquoise lagoon. Plan a trip to a place created by the gods and read about the best hotels to stay in Bora Bora, French Polynesia.

1. Royal Bora Bora (from USD 280)

Imagine lounging about on the sand and looking across the water to the island of Motu Pitiuu Uta. If you want to realize that vision, book a room at Royal Bora Bora, a three-star Polynesian hotel on Route de Ceinture. This hotel promises to deliver the real Tahitian experience.

Air-conditioned rooms with a balcony are set in pocket gardens and surrounded by palm trees. The property lies between the mountainside and white-sand beaches. If you’re keen on canoeing and snorkeling and prefer to come home to luxurious surroundings, the establishment is a top pick.


ROYAL BORA BORA

Wifi Available

Address: MATIRA BEACH NUNUE DISTRICT
Accommodates: 2

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

2. Bora Bora Holiday's Lodge (from USD 238)

Bora Bora Holiday’s Lodge has an outdoor pool and a garden area. Some of the air-conditioned accommodations have a kitchen. Inform the amiable staff if you prefer a room with views of the lagoon. Lounge about inside your comfortable room or outside on a private terrace to enjoy the calm and verdant complex. Solar panels on the roof supply some of the hotel’s electricity.

The property’s location high on the mountain offers guests fresh air and cooler weather. You will find the establishment in the scenic Nūnu'e, which is bout 2.7 km (1.7 mi) from Vaitape.


BORA BORA HOLIDAY'S LODGE

Wifi Available

Address: Faatahi - Nunue BP : 437
Accommodates: 5

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

3. Village Temanuata (from USD 75)

Village Temanuata is a family-owned hotel with access to a private beach. Don’t miss out on the chance to live at an exotic Polynesian-style bungalow with a terrace and a private bathroom. Bungalows provide a refrigerator and a ceiling fan so that you can stay cool.

Feel free to use the hotel’s bicycles to go around the island. You can also rent a kayak and go on solo trips to the lagoon. Maximize your Bora Bora experience by booking day trips to Maupiti, Tahaa, or Raiatea and set aside time for snorkeling, diving, parasailing, and jet ski tours.


Village Temanuata

Wifi Available

Address: Matira Beach
Accommodates: 2

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

Other accommodations in Bora Bora

4. Conrad Bora Bora Nui (from USD 871)

Conrad Bora Bora Nui occupies a private cove on Motu To’opua, with a private half-mile stretch of beach. Its floating villas, spa treatments, and culinary adventures are a feast to the senses.

This resort offers a wide range of luxury accommodations. There are intimate bungalows for couples, hillside villas, and expansive overwater accommodations fit for royalty. There is a suite that will fit your taste and requirements, so don’t hesitate to ask the staff for recommendations when booking. Moreover, the kids’ club always has fun and educational options for the little ones.


Conrad Bora Bora Nui

Wifi Available

Address: BP 502, Vaitape
Accommodates: 6

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna Fitness centre

5. InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort, an IHG Hotel (from USD 649)

Experience first-class living in Matira Point when you book a room at InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort, an IHG Hotel. You can snuggle in your room all day and order room service. This place is a luxury resort that offers air-conditioned bungalows over the water.

The property is a four-star oasis with postcard-ready views of the lagoon and Otemanu and Pahia mountains. The exotic overwater suites are furnished like high-end city condominiums. There’s an on-site bar where you can spend the night drinking your favorite drinks. You can dine at Noa Noa and Vini Vini restaurants, which serve meals daily.


InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Matira Point, BP 156 Vaitape
Accommodates: 2

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

6. The St Regis Bora Bora Resort (from USD 2030)

The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort in Motu Ome'e is only 15 minutes from Motu Mute Airport by boat. Every suite has a balcony with intimate views of the lagoon. Rooms feature Polynesian sculptures, a marble-tiled bathroom, and deluxe linen. Choose a top-of-the-line villa with a private pool or pick a secluded bungalow shielded by palm trees.

The resort has the largest overwater accommodations in the South Pacific. Spend your time in leisure between spa treatments and dives with blacktip reef sharks. Butler service is available if you prefer executive treatment during your holiday.


The St Regis Bora Bora Resort

Wifi Available

Address: Motu Ome'e BP 506
Accommodates: 5

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna

7. Le Bora Bora by Pearl Resorts (from USD 810)

This four-star resort near Vaitape is located on a coral islet, and it enjoys absolute privacy. Mount Otemanu stands sentinel from a distance. At this lovely place, exquisite garden suites and terrific beachfront suites are offered. There are 108 rooms to choose from, and all are designed with a traditional Polynesian style and equipped with opulent amenities. Book one of the overwater bungalows to appreciate the beauty of Motu Tevairoa from the water. Alternatively, you can pamper yourself and go for a suite with a hot tub.

The property is only 10 minutes from Motu Mute Airport by private shuttle boats.


Le Bora Bora by Pearl Resorts

Wifi Available

Address: Bp 169 Vaitape
Accommodates: 6

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna Fitness centre

8. Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora (from USD 2915)

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora is a five-star resort where you can rest in luxury, enveloped in the enchanting beauty of Motu Tehotu. You will get to return to a lavish lodge after excursions with a WiseOceans marine biologist. Dare to join shark-feeding expeditions then rejuvenate with Tahitian-style spa treatments. Surprise your beloved with a personalized sunset dinner (and champagne) on a secluded strip of sand.

At day’s end, maximize the upscale amenities in your quarter and unwind in a private plunge pool. The property has redefined the definition of overwater bungalows, and you won’t find anything wanting during your stay.


Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora

Wifi Available

Address: BP 547, Motu Tehotu
Accommodates: 6

Restaurant Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Fitness centre Garden Non-smoking rooms

9. InterContinental Bora Bora & Thalasso Spa, an IHG Hotel (from USD 1884)

Choose Moto Piti Aau (Islet of Two hearts) as your paradise on earth–the home of InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa, a five-star sanctuary. You can spend a beach holiday surrounded by tropical gardens and the bluest lagoon in the South Pacific. You will get to savor the hours of healing treatments at the first Thalasso spa in French Polynesia where you can look beyond glass walls to an ocean teeming with life.

The luxury resort’s three restaurants and three bars have a diverse menu of local and international fare. Take stock of the day in your lavish suite and call yourself fortunate.


InterContinental Bora Bora & Thalasso Spa, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Motu Piti Aau
Accommodates: 4

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Fitness centre Garden

10. Maitai Bora Bora (from USD 313)

Maitai Polynesia Bora Bora offers lodging on land and over the water to couples and families planning a vacation of a lifetime. This resort in Matira Point is known for its warm Polynesian welcome and affordable accommodations.

Do you prefer lagoon views, or will garden views suffice? Dazzle your beloved by booking an overwater bungalow with a glass table where you can watch fish swim by. Experience the vibrant culture of Polynesia with traditional dances and locally inspired cuisine served at the on-site restaurant.


Maitai Bora Bora

Wifi Available

Address: BP 505
Accommodates: 3

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

Discover the magic and majesty of Bora Bora

Bora Bora is synonymous with luxury. Indeed, some of the finest and most extravagant accommodations in the world are to be found in “The Jewel of the South Seas.” However, Bora Bora’s greatest treasure is its natural beauty mirroring the majesty and grace of the creator of the universe.

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Deanna is a pediatric physical therapist from the Philippines who's been writing online content since 2012.

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