Hotels in French Polynesia
For a more affordable stay, try the 80-room Novotel Bora Bora Beach Resort, a Polynesian-style retreat set above Matira Point.
Built on the white-sand beach of the Motu Tevairoa islet, this secluded resort is known for its tropical gardens and panoramic views of Mount Otenamu. Of the 80 thatched-roof bungalows, 50 are stilted over the lagoon, and the other 30 are set among the gardens or on the beach.
Popular with honeymooners, this quiet resort is located on the white-sand beach of Motu Tautau, just west of the larger Taha’a island.
In the shadow of Moorea’s towering green mountains, 144 rooms and thatched bungalows dot the coastline along a turquoise lagoon, offering an ideal escape for wannabe castaways.
A one-hour flight from Tahiti, the lodge is an outpost of civilization on secluded Rurutu island, formed by a raised coral atoll, that doesn’t seem to worry about the rest of the world.
This hotel is currently closed for a complete reconstruction. No date has been set for reopening.
Book one of the 80 floating bungalows at this French Polynesia luxury oasis. The views of marine life through glass-bottom coffee tables makes it worth the splurge.
Opened in 2008, Legends Moorea’s 46 villas sometimes feel like a tropical housing development, but they’re actually some of the roomiest private accommodations in French Polynesia. With 1,290 sprawling square feet, the smallest villa is a two-bedroom structure.
Bora Bora has been in a glamour arms race since it started seducing the likes of Marlon Brando in the 1970s. But the St.
In full view of mystical Mount Otemanu, this photogenic Bora Bora resort near the northern tip of Motu Pitiaau caters to families by offering free snorkeling equipment, canoes, and windsurfing boards small enough for kids.
Fronted by a palm-studded private beach, the 36 bungalows are decorated with dark-wood furniture and neutral tones.
Although overwater bungalows are the most enticing lodgings at the Four Seasons, the hotel has 107 different rooms scattered along the beachside and lagoon of its private motu (small islet).
The closest many people will get to a tropical beach in French Polynesia is a longing look at a cubicle calendar, but the reasonably-priced Intercontinental on Bora Bora's southern tip aims to change that.