Bora Bora is an island in the Leeward group of the Society Islands of French Polynesia. Situated here is the Bora Bora Lagoon Resort, a plush, tropical resort on Motu Toopua, a small island in the middle of the Bora Bora Lagoon. It is one mile from the main island of Bora Bora and is hardly 8 hours from Los Angeles. The only commercial property on Motu Toopua, Bora Bora Lagoon Resort stands surrounded by azure waters and lush greenery. The emerald peaks of Mt. Otemanu, visible from the resort, add to its magnificence. The blooming gardens, warm Tahitian hospitality and comprehensive amenities provided at the resort ensure that your holiday is nothing less than perfect. Read on to know more about the Bora Bora Lagoon Resort.
Overwater End of Pontoon Bungalows
There are six Pontoon Bungalows in the Bora Bora Lagoon Resort, which are arranged in three separate villages. Each of these villages is situated near the beach, swimming areas and communal pavilion. The bungalows are furnished with a king bed and have private decks, providing mesmerizing views of Mt. Otemanu as well as the fascinating blue lagoon.
There are 44 Overwater Bungalows in the Bora Bora Lagoon Resort, lined along three walkways, arranged from the beach, over the lagoon. Each of these bungalows has a king or two twin beds, along with a private deck. The deck leads one directly into the lagoon. The glass-topped coffee table in the bungalow can be used for watching the sea life as well as feeding the aquatic species.
One-Bedroom Motu Suite
Bora Bora Lagoon Resort also has three one-bedroom suites, known as Motu Suites. Of the three, one is located on the main beach, while the other two are located on the second beach. Each suite comprises of a bedroom and a separate living room, with a daybed. Just outside the deck of the suite is a private garden and private plunge pool.
Motu Bungalows of Bora Bora Lagoon Resort are perfect for those who want to have direct access to the beach. Twenty-two in number, these bungalows have been fitted with either one king bed or two twin beds. They have been built as per the traditional Polynesian style, complete with thatched roofs that have been made from pandanus leaves.
Premium Motu Bungalows
Premium Motu Bungalows of Bora Bora Lagoon Resort are located near the beach. They are also built as per the traditional Polynesian style, but are fitted with the most modern amenities. Wood floors and walls, large terrace and private outdoor soaking pool, local-style furnishings, air conditioning, bathroom with tub, minibar, private safe, TV, DVD player, etc, are some of their facilities.
The Two-Bedroom Villa of Bora Bora Lagoon Resort is perfect for those who are coming with kids, but desire some privacy. Seconds away from the beach, the villa has two bedrooms, with attached bathrooms, and a stone-tiled living room. Outside, there is a private infinity-edged pool, surrounded by a wooden deck and a beautiful garden.
Bora Bora Lagoon Resort boasts of the only ‘Treetop Spa’ in the whole of Polynesia, known as ‘Marù Spa’. It is situated in the middle of a magnificent lagoon, surrounded by exotic basins, cascading waterfalls and charming lilies. The wooden cabins are built high up, in the midst of two giant Banyan trees, and contain hidden treatment rooms. The soft breeze coming from the sea lulls you as you lay down for a rich bath, with coconut milk and fresh local flowers. The private independent suite offers a couple massage-rooms as well as a “rain shower”, for a traditional massage, a natural scrub or a vegetal wrap.
The freshwater swimming pool of Bora Bora Lagoon Resort is the perfect place to cool, sunbathe or simply lie back. Located right in the heart of the garden, close to the café and bar, the swimming pool is a free-form one, deep enough to take initiation dives. Those who want to go for scuba diving can practice in the pool, before taking to the beautiful lagoon.
Bora Bora Lagoon Resort also houses a fitness center, which remains open from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm. The equipments available at the gym include treadmill, bicycles, step machine, universal weight machine, life cycle, free weights, etc. There is a stereo as well as TV inside the gym, to keep you entertained while working out. The huge, floor to ceiling windows, doors and ceiling fans ensure proper ventilation and air circulation.
For the sports lover, Bora Bora Lagoon Resort has provided two floodlit tennis courts. You can gain access to them anytime, as they do not require reservations. The Activities Desk provides complementary rackets and balls to all guests. Toilets, water machine and towels are also available.
As far as dining is concerned Bora Bora Lagoon Resort boasts of Otemanu Restaurant. It is open only for dinner and you can have some of the most delectable cuisines here, while glancing at spectacular views of Mount Otemanu. For those who would like to have a casual dinner option, The Hiro Lounge and Rotopa Bar are the best bet. For having breakfast and lunch as well as casual indoor/outdoor dining, Café Fare is the one to look for.