The name Bora Bora evokes images of clear blue waters with cute hut-like villas on piers in the middle of the crystal clear waters and the name Four Seasons evokes images of luxury hotels, impeccable service. When the two combine, what you get is the most unbelievable holiday experience you can ever imagine. The Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora figures in one of the best beach resorts in the world and really is a paradise in the South Pacific. Spread over 22 hectares, this luxury resort offers opportunity to laze off like a sloth, sipping your pina coladas, tanning near the infinity pool, immersing yourself in the rich local culture, or trying out adventure sports like outrigger canoeing, deep-sea fishing among others, whatever be your desire. There are 100 overwater thatched bungalows and 7 beachfront villas, made from igneous rocks brought in from the nearby Taha’s Island, and merbau timber. They have tried to retain a more natural look by using such building materials and by utilizing the abundant sunlight and seas breeze to reduce artificial lighting and air conditioning.
The view looks like something out of a postcard; the unending clear blue waters of the Pacific, the magnificent Mount Otemanu, and the lush greenery surrounding the resort. Every luxury resort must satisfy the taste buds too and this one does not disappoint. Their four restaurants offer an eclectic range of cuisines, from French to Polynesian. You can take your pick and enjoy an open air meal that pleases both the eyes and taste buds. The musicians and fire-dancers add to the great ambience. All the bedrooms have a view of the lagoon, large soaking tubs, ladders allowing you to reach the ocean waters, flat screen TVs and DVD/CD players. The overwater bungalows cover around 1,100 square feet, while the villas are much larger. So you can chose depending on the size of your family.
The Otemanu Overwater Bungalow located at the end of each pier are over 1,500 square feet, and come with an extended deck with lounge chairs, dining space for four and an infinity-edge plunge pool. The beachfront villas are ideal for those with bigger families or those who want utmost privacy. These villas have 2-3 bedrooms, their very own indoor and outdoor dining space, outdoor showers, a private pool along with a hot tub. The Otemanu Three-Bedroom Beachfront Villa spread over 5,382 square feet, includes three bedrooms, private ensuite bathroom, outdoor dining space, its very own private pool, a sundeck and cabana. The Kahaia Spa Suite is a unique structure made of glass floors suspended over the blue lagoon water, where guests can enjoy a wide range of massage options. The Fitness Centre boats of state of the art equipments, while an open air deck is ideal for private yoga and meditation sessions. Their boutique offers a great collection of local artefacts and jewellery including the rare black pearl indigenous to the area. Bora Bora has become a popular destination for celebrities and it is not hard to understand why. For those who have become enamored by the pictures can check out the Four Seasons website to plan your next vacation.