Hey! When I travel I love to stay at luxurious hotels - especially the kind of places that offer over the top extras and really spoil their guests with great service, nice spas, awesome restaurants and beautiful views. What more can you want? To save some time, I've put together this list of my favourite 5-star hotels and resorts on Bora Bora. I hope you will like it!
Resort. Overlooking the magnificent turquoise waters of a private beach, Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora boasts luxurious over-water bungalows and beachfront villas with views of Mount Otemanu. After an invigorating workout in the open-air fitness centre, you can enjoy an afternoon of pampering at the waterfront day spa. The Four Seasons Resort is located on Point Matira in Bora Bora, which was voted ‘the best island in the world’ by U. S. News in 2012. Motu Mute Airport is a 15-minute boat ride away. The resort boasts an infinity pool, a tennis court and free guided snorkelling tours of the lagoon sanctuary, which is home to many exotic marine animals. Guests can also enjoy kayaking, catamaran cruises, windsurfing and shark feeding. The spacious bungalows and villas each feature traditional wooden furnishings, high ceilings and thatched roofs. All accommodation features fluffy down pillows and iPod docking station. You can sample a variety of cuisines at the 4 on-site restaurants, offering Polynesian, French and Asian specialities. Watching the sun set over the lagoon at Sunset Bar & Lounge offers the perfect ending to your day. Show full description Guest review score 9.6See available rooms
Resort. Located on the tropical island of Bora Bora, the beachfront St Regis Resort offers 2 swimming pools, 2 bars, 4 restaurants and a luxurious day spa. All accommodation boasts a balcony offering panoramic views of the lagoon or surrounding islands. The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort is a 15-minute boat transfer from Bora Bora Airport. Vaitape Village can be reached via a 20-minute boat and car journey. The air-conditioned villas feature hand-carved Polynesian sculptures, exotic wooden décor and an Italian-marble bathroom with a rain shower and bathtub. Some villas offer a private pool, a whirlpool or an outdoor shower. Suspended over the blue waters, The Lagoon Restaurant offers a fusion between Asian and French cuisines and views of Mount Otemanu. Aparima Bar serves international dishes and light snacks all day, while Bam Boo Restaurant offers precisely crafted sushi, sizzling teppanyaki and fragrant woks. Far Niente boasts Italian cuisine. Iridium Spa boasts massage services, a sauna, a hamman, a steam room and beauty treatments. Other facilities include a 24/7 fitness centre and a butler service. Guests enjoy free use of snorkeling and windsurfing equipment, beach side cabanas and sun umbrellas. Free WiFi is available in all areas. Show full description Guest review score 9.5See available rooms
Resort. Located on Motu Piti Aau and featuring an exclusive private beach, this 5-star resort and day spa offers private villas situated over the water. Each has a large shaded terrace with stunning views of Bora Bora. Leisure facilities at InterContinental Resort & Thalasso Spa Bora Bora include a fitness room, Turkish bath and outdoor pool. Deep Ocean Spa offers treatments using ocean water to restore the body's minerals. The private villas are air-conditioned and have a living room with glass-bottom coffee table. The spacious terrace includes sun loungers and direct access to the pristine waters of the lagoon. Guests at Le Reef Restaurant can dine on the terrace overlooking the lagoon or inside the air-conditioned dining room. Le Sands Bar and Restaurant is located on the resort’s private beach. InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa is only 8.7 km from Bora Bora Motu Mute Airport. Show full description Guest review score 9.4See available rooms
Resort. Exclusively located in a private cove on Motu To’opua, Conrad Bora Bora Nui enjoys vast blue ocean views and a white sand beach. The property features luxurious villas floating on the turquoise waters of the lagoon and perched on the tropical hillside. Guests can enjoy a swim in the infinity pool, feel pampered with a treatment at the day spa or sample fine cuisine at 4 restaurants. The air-conditioned renovated villas feature wooden floors and an elegant marble bathroom. Each includes a spacious lounge area with flat-screen cable TV. A customisable pillow menu, walk-in closet with a vanity desk and a selection of complimentary beverages are provided. Some villas offer private infinity plunge pools and catamaran-like nets offering ocean views The resort offers 3 bars, a kids club, a hilltop spa and fitness centre. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. Conrad Bora Bora Nui is approximately a 20-minute boat ride from Bora Bora Airport. Show full description Guest review score 9.2See available rooms
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