Accommodation in Bora Bora
The island of Bora Bora is part of the Windward Islands of the Society Islands and is located 264 miles northwest of Tahiti. The island has a international reputation for being the most beautiful island in the Pacific. It is especially the jagged skyline and the vast turquoise lagoon that makes an unforgettable impression. The island is dominated by two steep and dense volcanoes. Bora Bora is home to approximately 4,500 residents. There is a wide variety of accommodation options on this beautiful island.
Directors Choice – Top Hotels for all Budgets
Director of Pacific Island Travel, Rob Kusters shares his top picks of Hotels, Resorts and accommodation on Bora Bora for all budgets!
Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa ****
“This stunning resort is located on a beautiful white sandy beach, with a nice view of Bora Bora with its spectacular mountain ranges and dense jungle. The hotel is about 15 min boat ride from the airport.”
Le Maitai Polynesia
“Le Maitai Polynesia is located at the southern end of Bora Bora, on the famous Matira Beach. It is a handy location with a nearby supermarket and several restaurants. There are 84 spacious rooms and bungalows are decorated in traditional style.”
More information about Bora Bora
1. Snorkelling with Sting Rays
A very memorable excursion while on Bora Bora is to go swimming with the friendly Sting Rays. They swim right up to you. On the same cruise you also get a chance to swim with the friendly lemon sharks – bit scary at first but you quickly realise you are probably more scary to them! 2. Attending a local island night
There is a large variety of island nights to choose from and it certainly is a must for your time in French Polynesia. Whether you attend a show at your resort or one of the locally run evenings, it is bound to be a highlight of your trip! 3. Fine dining
There is plenty of fantastic french and international dining options available on Bora Bora. Make sure to get out and explore. 4. Watersports
A great way to really enjoy this breathtaking lagoon is by trying a variety of water sports from kayaking, SUP to jet ski! 5. Diving
A very unique experience you can do in Bora Bora is scuba diving. There are some fantastic spots. Our pick is Tupitpiti Point, known for its steep drop off and colorful coral.
The main mode of transport on Bora Bora is water taxi to get between the motus. Within the island itself best way is to get around by push bike or scooter.