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10 Bora Bora Overwater Bungalows Perfect For Honeymoons

Bora Bora is one of the most beautiful places in the world. It’s famous for its crystal clear water, white sand beaches, picturesque views, and overwater bungalows.

While you’re planning your trip to Bora Bora, it’s hard not to dream about staying in an overwater bungalow. If that sounds like a perfect way for you and your bae to spend the first few days of your honeymoon or vacation after getting married, we’ve put together a list of the 15 best overwater bungalows in Bora Bora.

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora

The Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora has had a reputation of providing top-level service of the highest standard with the comforts you would expect in a 5-star luxury hotel mixed with Polynesian hospitality making it the most sought-after choice for staying at an overwater bungalow in Bora Bora.

The resort has even been recently enhanced with refreshed restaurants, and eight new overwater bungalow suites, and the addition of six plunge pools to existing bungalows, and the opening of The Resort also added MoeMoea, a 3,550 square-foot (330 square meters) shopping experience, which combines the best of resort wear, casual and active apparel, accessories, women’s luxe apparel, swimwear and more.

They now have over 100 bungalows with a refreshed contemporary Polynesian feel and solar panels providing a natural and sustainable power source for heating water.

Four restaurants offer a vast selection of creative culinary experiences, while the full-service spa is balanced by the powerful rhythms of the Pacific Ocean and the tranquility of the island’s lagoon – offering an unmatched combination of relaxation and exhilaration.

Overwater bungalow suites, beachfront villa estates, and underwater adventures welcome you at this sand-fringed idyll in the shadow of Bora Bora’s Mount Otemanu. Toast sunsets from your private plunge pool, marvel at the Tahitian night sky, or simply lose yourself in our lagoon, where the waters teem with exotic reef fish and colorful corals.

Google Reviews: 4.8

TripAdvisor Reviews: 5

St. Regis Bora Bora Resort

You’ll find the largest overwater bungalows in the South Pacific at St. Regis Bora Bora Resort. The bungalows start at 1,550 square feet and feature glass panels revealing the turquoise blue waters below. Enjoy your villa with the assistance of butler service available 24 hours a day.

There is also an onsite spa and sauna. Guests can enjoy many aquatic activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, and boating. This incredible private get-away is frequented by a local marine life specialist who tends to the Lagoonarium, a protected underwater space that hosts rides on pontoon boats.

Google Reviews: 4.8

TripAdvisor Reviews: 4.5

Conrad Bora Bora Nui

Conrad Bora Bora Nui boasts 114 stunning guest rooms and villas at the resort. The modern and well-appointed accommodations have been thoughtfully designed around Bora Bora’s key features – the lagoon and Motu Tapu.

One overwater bungalow that stands out from the rest is the Conrad Bora Bora Nui Resort’s Presidential Overwater Villa. The multi-level overwater villa has lagoon views, an infinity pool, and a personal butler throughout the stay. The Presidential Overwater Villa provides the ultimate experience of luxury, featuring two bedrooms, three spacious bathrooms, a sauna, two dressing rooms, and a large living room. Outside, the villa provides three separate terraces, an infinity pool overlooking the horizon, a whirlpool, sunbeds, a dining table, and a bar and lounge area that is perfectly fit to host a private dinner or special celebration.

The Conrad Bora Bora Nui presents a picturesque storybook-like atmosphere. There are many unique dining experiences to choose from, such as the floating breakfast that you can enjoy while wading in your private pool and the Motu Tapu picnic lunch and Lobster dinner. Relax in an overwater hammock or on the edge of an infinity pool, which overlooks expansive lagoon scenery.

Google Reviews: 4.7

TripAdvisor Reviews: 4.5

InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa

The InterContinental Bora Bora Resort was the first hotel in French Polynesia to feature overwater villas. intertwines Polynesian-inspired style with a modern flair. With an exclusive partnership with The Brando, the property announced the debut of the Brando Suites Bora Bora. Each of the 84 villas is 1,022 square feet each and shares a similar layout, but varies in price based on the view from the bungalow.

Each contains a bathtub facing a picture window, has a private sundeck and outdoor freshwater showers. One of the resort’s remarkable assets is its Lagoonarium, home to nearly 200 species of sea creatures. Rainforest and mountain tours are also offered by the InterContinental along with a wide assortment of day trips and select excursions.

Google Reviews: 4.7

TripAdvisor Reviews: 4.5

Le Bora Bora by Pearl Resorts

Le Bora Bora by Pearl Resorts is tucked away within a spacious garden, located beside the beach and above a marvelous lagoon. The resort is fitted with both traditional Polynesian bungalows, villas, and suites- many of which are attached to large sundecks, private pools, and enclosed garden spaces.

Across from the village of Vaitape, this tropical resort is in a prime location with proximity to the mainland. Its three restaurants, two bars, and spa are built with traditional Polynesian architectural designs.

Stand-up paddleboards are available as well as a myriad of other non-motorized “water toys”, and guests can also rent snorkeling equipment.

Google Reviews: 4.7

TripAdvisor Reviews: 4.5

Le Méridien Bora Bora

Le Méridien Bora Bora is nestled within the azure waters of a private lagoon is the perfect setting for a truly spectacular experience. Located on the northern tip of Motu Piti A’au, a small islet that sits along the eastern coral reef, Le Méridien Bora Bora is a luxury resort with amazing overwater bungalows. Each overwater bungalow provides privacy and tranquility above the turquoise waters of the lagoon and has a gorgeous view of the iconic Mount Otemanu. Unique to these bungalows is the glass-bottom floor allowing you to look down to see turtles and fishes swimming below from the comfort of your air-conditioned bungalow.

Tranquil waters rest under the partially-glass-bottomed bungalows, and there are many in-room accommodations such as coffee, dining, and tea services. Survey serene natural backdrops as you lounge on private terraces or take a dip in your bungalow’s private pool.

Le Méridien’s restaurants and bars provide some delightful Polynesian dining options. The hotel staff assists with the care of a marine turtle, and guests are welcome to visit the hotel’s Ecological Center to learn all about the preservation of local wildlife.

Google Reviews: 4.7

TripAdvisor Reviews: 4.5

InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort

The InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort is a truly spectacular 4-star resort located in the most southern part of Bora Bora. and each bungalow presents unique amenities.

Stylish overwater bungalows stretch out over our lagoon, with the peaks of Otemanu and Pahia rising up in the distance. Glass coffee tables within providing views of the water below where you can even feed the large assortment of tropical fish that swim right underneath the quaint yet incredibly high-tech auberges. For a unique experience, you can enjoy The Canoe Breakfast, which, you guessed it, is delivered via canoe.

The horizon overwaters bungalows extend out over coral reefs with incredible panoramic views of the surrounding area. Direct lagoon access, sun loungers on 36 square ft terraces, and outdoor showers make for a very luxurious experience.

Google Reviews: 4.6

TripAdvisor Reviews: 4.5

Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort

Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort Hotel is situated on a private white sand beach, on the edge of the Bora Bora lagoon, and offers an authentic and colorful Polynesian atmosphere.

The overwater bungalows at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort include direct lagoon access, a private terrace, sun loungers, an outdoor shower, and air conditioning. You’ll be able to see the water below through glass floor sections of the bungalow or just dive in from your private terrace and go snorkeling.

The Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort facilitates an incredible bungalow experience by providing its guests with not only a restaurant, bar, breakfast, and pool but also a spa. If you are looking for a more affordable option for Bora Bora accommodations, there are beachfront rooms and garden view rooms as well.

Google Reviews: 4.4

TripAdvisor Reviews: 4.5

Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island Resort

Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island is located on Motu Piti U’uta, a short private boat ride from the main island of Bora Bora. The resort combines luxury French style with local Polynesian decor.

You can enjoy some of the best snorkeling in French Polynesia in the stunning blue waters or relax on the pure white sand beaches. You can even enjoy 360° panoramic views of Mount Otemanu, the Bora Bora lagoon, the islands of Raiatea and Tahaa.

The overwater bungalows at the resort include a private terrace with lounge chairs, an outdoor shower, and direct lagoon access.

Google Reviews: 4.4

TripAdvisor Reviews: 4

Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa

Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa is not actually on Bora Bora, but it is very close by and has a view of Bora Bora. The resort is located on Le Taha’a and feels very authentic to sophisticated Polynesian architectural designs. This one-of-a-kind place is located on its own motu, an islet that extends between the reef and lagoon.

All the suites are elegantly crafted in the authentic Polynesian tradition- with thatched roofs, stones, corals, and bamboo. Choose between opulent overwater suites and beach-fronted villas. The Bora Bora Overwater Suite is one of the guests’ favorites because it overlooks not only the lagoon but also the Coral Garden. The Taha’a Overwater Suite presents the sensation of hovering above crystalline waters and has views of the Vanilla Island.  

Google Reviews: 4.7

TripAdvisor Reviews: 4.5

Oa Oa Lodge

The Oa Oa Lodge is only a ten-minute walk from the center of Bora Bora. Snorkeling and canoeing accommodations are available on-site. Depending on which bungalow you stay in, you may have a view of the garden, lagoon, river, or sea. Enjoy the invigorating yet peaceful scenery while you rest at the Oa Oa Lodge. Booking a room at the lodge costs about $182-233 a night. 

Google Reviews: 4.1

TripAdvisor Reviews: 4

Brando Overwater Bungalows

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A perfect conglomeration of five different bungalows: the Brando Overwater Bungalows, which are located on the northern coast of Bora Bora, is without a doubt luxurious. The resort features kayaks, tennis courts, phone cards, and car rentals, and from some of the lodging options, guests can “step into the ocean”. The bungalows range from $330-$470 a night.

VRBO Reviews: 4.8

TripAdvisor Reviews: 5

Hotel Maitai Polynesia Bora Bora

From verdant tropical gardens to a swirling lagoon, the Hotel Maitai Polynesia Bora Bora is perfect for a romantic getaway. The resort is comprised of thirteen beach bungalows, each with its own private balcony.

There are glass coffee tables in the rooms that allow for guests to see the fish swimming directly below and guests can actually see Bora Bora’s two neighboring islands from the bungalows. Hotel Maitai is home to two different restaurants that offer authentic Polynesian culinary delights.

Google Reviews: 4.1

TripAdvisor Reviews: 4

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Aman kumar

Thursday 20th of January 2022

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