In the shadow of Bora Bora’s Mount Otemanu, overwater bungalows and pristine white beaches welcome you to enjoy your time at the Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora. Experience a little piece of paradise, explore the turquoise waters of the lagoon and discover colorful corals and thousands of exotic reef fish. Ending your day in your private pool guarantees marvelous views of the golden sunset and the Polynesian night sky.

Location

Why is the Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora one of the best places to stay for your trip to the islands of French Polynesia?

The resort is located on a Motu, a private islet, on the French Polynesian Leeward Islands. It is the perfect place to take you away from the stress of everyday life and lets you relax in absolute privacy alongside a tranquil turquoise lagoon. The secluded location with breathtaking views of the ocean and Mount Otemanu makes it one of the most loved resorts in the world – a guarantee for a memorable stay.

Key Facts

  • a 15-minute boat ride from Bora Bora Airport
  • the resort is located on the private islet Piti A’au
  • the remote islet is facing the main island of Bora Bora

What is special?

  • enjoy your personal slice of paradise on the secluded islet, far away from the buzz of everyday life and get lost in the magic of the lagoon
  • protected reefs surround the hotel and are home to a rich and colorful wildlife
  • the staff will help you plan a destination wedding in paradise and organize the most beautiful day of your life with great attention to detail

What do the guests say?

  • guests say that the Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora is “the best hotel” on Bora Bora, after traveling around the island and different properties
  • the turquoise color of the water mesmerizes every traveler
  • “Paradise”- Honeymooners love the resort as it is the most perfect romantic getaway in a tropical setting
  • lovebirds recommend booking the resident photographer to capture special moments so you can treasure them forever

Accommodation

How is my private space? What is the view like from my villa?

Experience Bora Bora’s unmatched sunsets from an overwater bungalow or enjoy your private white-sand beach in one of the beachfront villas. The private garden, just steps from the beach, provides an intimate oasis to relax and unwind from everyday life. Or immerse yourself fully in the tropical lifestyle, enjoy the stunning ocean views and connect with the surrounding nature from one of the outdoor pools, the sunny decks or a hammock.

Key Facts

  • guests can choose between overwater bungalows and spacious beachfront villas
  • the resort layout was inspired by a traditional Polynesian village and built upon the natural setting of the lagoon, which allowed a unique indoor-outdoor design concept
  • families can benefit from the Four Seasons’ Family Plan, meaning no additional fee for children 17 years of age and younger occupying the same room as their parents or guardians

What is special?

  • all villas feature pieces of Bora Bora – traditional wooden furnishings and beautiful thatched roofs turn your stay at the resort in the ultimate tropical experience
  • jump in the ocean and take a morning swim directly from the comfort of your overwater bungalow
  • the three-bedroom beachfront villa with private pool and a secluded beachfront is the perfect location for an intimate family or group getaway

What do the guests say?

  • guests love the secluded location of their villa for more privacy and marveled in the view of Mount Otemanu
  • the private plunge pools and overwater bungalows leave vacationers speechless
  • every traveler praises the attentive staff and wonderful service

Pools & Spa

Where can I rest after a long day of adventures in the lagoon?

At the edge of the lagoon, the Kahaia tree-inspired spa invites to moments of pure tranquility and relaxation. Combining ancient Polynesian traditions and native ingredients the spa turns every massage into a transformative treatment. Or relax in a thatched-roof pool cabana and refresh with a dip in the large pool while enjoying the breathtaking views of the lagoon.

Key Facts

  • complimentary chilled towels for ultimate refreshment at the pool
  • spa rituals use indigenous ingredients like skin-smoothing, Tahitian-black-pearl powder and detoxifying algae from the ocean
  • treatments range from traditional healing massages to beautifying body scrubs and facial masks
  • couple treatment suites for the ultimate romantic experience

What is special?

  • enjoy the ultimate lagoon view during your treatment as floor windows allow you to observe all the colorful fish and corals of the lagoon
  • the staff will top off your iced water so you can stay hydrated while sunbathing on one of the sunbeds by the pool
  • treat yourself to a coconut milk bath or visit the steam room and sensory showers to set the mood for your upcoming massage

What do the guests say?

  • many travelers love getting a traditional Polynesian massage for ultimate relaxation
  • guests enjoy their private time at the pool and lagoon and appreciate having enough quiet space to themselves
  • guests are happy about the offered snacks such as fresh fruits and juices at the spa

Culinary

What is the typical cuisine of Polynesia like? Do I have more than one restaurant option?

Your day starts overlooking Mount Otemanu and with a delicious breakfast selection at Tere Nui, the casual open-air restaurant. Lunch by the lagoon at the Fare Hoa beach bar with your toes in the sand and live music on your ears. The Polynesian and French-infused dinner menu satisfies all taste buds under the thatched roof of the overwater Sunset restaurant & bar. Finish your day with an artfully mixed drink on the deck while the sky turns into a composition of hues of red, pink and orange.

Key Facts

  • 3 restaurants for every taste – from Polynesian and French-infused to intercontinental cuisine
  • nightly live music and tropical cocktails at the beach bar
  • Asian-inspired bites and sushi are served at the Sunset restaurant

What is special?

  • get your in-villa breakfast delivered to your private deck in a ceremonial Polynesian canoe
  • the resort offers delicious beach barbeques with grilled local fish
  • board a canoe to a private white-sand islet where you will enjoy a private dinner as the sun gently sets into the water

What do the guests say?

  • travelers recommend ordering the unique in-villa Polynesian breakfast service at least once
  • private candlelight dinners on a secluded part of the beach are loved by couples and honeymooners
  • guest enjoy the Asian-inspired bites and sushi options served at the Sunset Restaurant & Bar

Activities

How can I spend my day on the Polynesian island? What kind of fish will I see in the South Pacific?

Explore the most beautiful coral reefs around the island and you may even be lucky enough to observe the rare manta rays. Enjoy a stop in the middle of the lagoon for lunch with local ingredients, stunning views of Mount Otemanu and your toes in the crystal clear water. Or stay on resort grounds and get a fresh sea breeze and breathtaking views of the South Pacific while exercising or laying at the white powdery beach.

Key Facts

  • discover the lagoon marine sanctuary while snorkeling or on a guided tour with a resident marine biologist
  • stay fit at the 24-hour gym, train with a personal trainer or take a fitness class, including several types of yoga
  • the kid-friendly Tamara Club offers Polynesian adventures for every age
  • the resort offers family diving lessons, paddleboard, and kayak excursions

What is special?

  • participate in a guided snorkeling tour of the lagoon sanctuary and discover over 100 colorful species
  • let the sun kiss you goodnight during a sunset yoga session next to the lagoon
  • take home a special souvenir like Tahitian black pearl jewelry or locally made handcrafted wood carvings from the on-site boutiques

What do the guests say?

  • each excursion is planned with great attention to detail, which makes every traveler’s trip a memorable event
  • vacationers recommend not to miss out on the Luau Show, a fire performance at the resort and also trying the complimentary food
  • the “Shark and Ray Ballet” offer is a widely loved day excursion and guest love taking home their professional souvenir photos
  • guests enjoy listening to the resident musician singing at the pool bar while having a drink