In any vacation, accommodation cost is more than likely the largest part of your budget. On the heavenly island of Bora Bora, you’ll find different styles of lodging from cruise ships, resorts, hotels and overwater bungalows to pensions, guest houses and camping grounds. Each offers its own unique experience. Your best option to choose all inclusive resorts in Bora Bora is luxury-resort-guide.com.
That said, it’s almost impossible to isolate a handful of places and deem them the top and best places to stay. Your budget, purpose and the experience you hope to get out of your holiday, all influence what’s best for you. Instead, here is a review of some of the resorts, hotels and pensions you can expect on Bora Bora; then, you can judge which will best complete your dream vacation.
Luxury – Four Seasons Bora Bora
The 5-Star Four Seasons is not located on the main island but a motu along the lagoon that faces Bora Bora island. It has over 100 spacious overwater bungalows, 7 private beach villas and 4 restaurants and bars. Expect stunning panoramic views of the South Pacific, multi-blue coloured lagoon and the towering Mount Otemanuat the Four Seasons. Its amenities include the holistic spa with stunning ocean views, a fitness centre with an overwater yoga platform, an infinity pool, a Chill Island that features a private beach designed to entertain young adults, and a Kids Clubhouse for young children. Rates tend to be towards the more expensive side but expect luxury and comfort to match.
Mid-Range – Le Maitai Bora Bora Resort
On the more affordable end, the Le Maitai has the cheapest overwater bungalows. Located a few minutes north of Matira Beach, it hosts 13 small overwater bungalows, 13 beach bungalows, 28 garden view room, ocean view rooms, 2 restaurants and a bar. The lagoon side and mountain side of the Le Maitai is separated by the Circle Island Road. Beach towels, snorkelling equipment, kayaks and canoes are all provided. The atmosphere here is friendly and the crowd is a mixture of families, couples, singles and groups. At peak seasons, Le Maitai organises a weekly Polynesian night with local food specialties.
Moderate Price – Rohotu Fare Lodge
Rohotu Fare is another moderately priced lodging and the only Bora Bora pension awarded 3 tiares from the Tahiti Tourist Office. The private hideaway is located on the mountain slope, surrounded by tropical vegetation including over 50 tropical fruit and hardwood trees and consists of 3 thatched roof bungalows. All bungalows feature an open living room-sized bathroom with marble flooring, a private garden and shower flowing from a full-sized statue. While the 2 lagoon view bungalows are more suited for couples, the Luxury villa is three times the size with two separate bedrooms, and suitable for families.
Budget – Pension Lagoonarium
For cheap but simple and comfortable accommodation, this pension offers 3 garden bungalows with ensuites, 4 rooms with shared bathrooms, and a 20-bed dorm with shared bathroom and shared kitchen. They also have a camping area for those who prefer to rough it out. Located in Anau Village, along the Bora Bora lagoon, it is conveniently close to the Club Med Bora Bora, shops and restaurants. You also get a good view of the neighbouring Raiatea and Tahaa islands. The best part is that you get to experience the incredible Lagoon arium and get up close and personal with some of the island’s amazing marine life.