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Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach & Private Island, Nunue Vaitape, French Polynesia

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Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach & Private Island

Bora Bora is an island in the Leeward group of the Society Islands of French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the Pacific Ocean. The original name of the island in the Tahitian language might be better rendered as Pora Pora, meaning “First Born”. The island, located about 230 kilometres (140 mi) northwest of Papeete, is surrounded by a lagoon and a barrier reef. In the center of the island are the remnants of an extinct volcano rising to two peaks, Mount Pahia and Mount Otemanu, the highest point at 727 metres (2,385 ft). Bora Bora is a major international tourist destination, famous for its aqua-centric luxury resorts. The major settlement, Vaitape is on the western side of the main island, opposite the main channel into the lagoon. Produce of the island is mostly limited to what can be obtained from the sea and the plentiful coconut trees, which were historically of economic importance for copra—the dried meat, or kernel, of the coconut.

Overwater Bungalows

This luxury hotel situated on a private white sand beach, on the edge of one of the most beautiful lagoons in the world, Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach elegantly harmonizes undressed wood with contemporary style, offering an authentic and colourful Polynesian atmosphere. In two minutes by private shuttle, the Sofitel Bora Bora private island invites you into the heart of wild and preserved nature. Here you can enjoy a unique botanical garden in French Polynesia, with a 360° panoramic view of the Bora Bora lagoon, and an almost daily magnificent sunset. Discover true paradise in stunning blue waters, pure white sand beaches, and the preserved nature of your very own private island boasting an incredible coral garden and more.

Resort Foyer

Leisure Facilities Include:

  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Outdoor unheated pool
  • Beach and water sports
  • Boat excursions
  • Kayaking
  • Private beach
  • Snorkelling/Scuba diving center
  • Other sports activities
  • Bicycle hire facilities
  • Volley ball facilities

Amazing Views

A range of luxurious bungalows offer the ultimate in tropical seclusion. Choose from overwater lagoon, hillside, beach, or garden vistas and enjoy the best in contemporary comforts including plasma TVs, plush daybeds and the famous Sofitel MyBeds.

LUXURY BUNGALOW:
Garden View, one King-Size Bed, 32sqm, 341 sqf, Terrace, sunloungers – twin available on request; air conditioning, fan, TV, internet access, bathroom with separate WC, direct phone, no rollaway bed but existing sofa bed.

ISLAND LUXURY BUNGALOW:
Lagoon view, one king bed, 40 m², 420 sqm, lagoon view bungalow, twin available on request, surrounded by vegetation, terrace, air conditioning, fan, safe, minibar, rain shower bathroom, no rollaway bed but existing sofa bed.

Luxurious Bungalows

LUXURY BEACH BUNGALOW:
Includes one King-Size Bed, 32sqm, 341 sqf, unobstructed lagoon view, direct beach access, terrace, sunloungers – air conditioning, plasma TV, internet access, Sofitel MyBed, rain shower bathroom, separate WC, direct phone, no rollaway bed but existing sofa bed.

LUXURY BUNGALOW:
Overwater, one King-Size bed, 50sqm, 533 sqf, overwater lagoon view, 20sqm terrace, sunloungers, external shower, lagoon access, air conditioning, plasma TV, internet access, rain shower bathroom, separate WC, direct phone, no rollaway bed but existing sofa bed.

ISLAND LUXURY BUNGALOW:
Overwater, one king bed, 53 m², 560 sqm, lagoon view, overwater bungalow, terrace, sundeck, direct lagoon access, outside shower, sunloungers, air conditioning, fan, safe, minibar, rain shower bathroom and separate toilet, no rollaway bed but existing sofa bed.

Comfortable Beds

The resort restaurants and bars provide the perfect setting for relaxing and socializing and offer refined French cuisine with the latest in fusion dishes from around the world.

LATITUDE 16º restaurant features show cooking at dinner. Overlooking the lagoon with a terrace. Local specialities as well as international cuisine, theme nights and a Tahitian oven.

MANU TUKI restaurant offers a panoramic view of the lagoon and faces the main Island. Open for breakfast and a snack menu is available from noon to 17h.

Two bars are available for relaxation and enjoyment.

HURRICANE:
Bar with a terrace facing the lagoon. Open from 10 am to 11 pm with entertainment in the evening, theme nights, and also poolside snacks during the day (from 12 noon to 5 pm). Opening hours : 10:00 – 23:00.

MAKO BAR:
Cosy lounge bar overlooking the lagoon, sunset side, with outdoor terrace. South pacific cocktails and daily happy hour. Offering snacks from noon to 17h. Opening hours : 10:00 – 22:00

At the resort Spa succumb to indulgence and pampering with a selection of luscious treatments for body and soul. Relax with a soothing massage amidst exquisite surroundings or choose a rejuvenating beauty treatment based on Tahitian plants and traditional Polynesian techniques.

Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach & Private Island Resort is ready and waiting to give you the ultimate South Pacific vacation experience.

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