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Luxury Bungalow, Lagoon View
Room with view
366 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Luxury Bungalow, Overwater (Direct Lagoon Access)
Room with view
570 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Get an overview of this hotel
Bora Bora hideaway: A private island on a turquoise lagoon

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
On private beach
Smoke-free property
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Beachfront, sweeping views

This Bora Bora resort offers a secluded, picture-perfect setting on its own island surrounded by a turquoise lagoon. Guests enjoy sweeping views of the water, sunset, and Mt. Otemanu. Bora Bora Airport is just a 20-minute boat ride away.

Soft sands, French fare

Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island features a white-sand beach, a coral reef, a botanical garden, and a wealth of aquatic activities. The Manu Tiki restaurant showcases French cuisine, complemented by lagoon and mountain views.

Private furnished terraces

The resort offers overwater bungalows, and luxury lodge guestrooms, and luxury villas. All include private furnished terraces, LCD TVs, free minibar, and complimentary wireless Internet access.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

When guests arrive at the resort, they're treated to views of the lagoon and the jagged peaks of Mount Otemanu. Sunsets on this South Seas island are particularly romantic.

The white-sand beach is ideal for sunbathing and taking in the views. Guests can explore the tiny island, including a gem of a botanical garden. A snorkeling/diving center is on site. Other activities include windsurfing, kayaking, jet skiing, boat excursions, and, of course, swimming in the calm, clear waters.

Breakfast (surcharge) is served each morning, and the Manu Tiki restaurant is open all day showcasing French and international cuisine. The dining room is open to the fresh island air, and the views encompass the lagoon and mountain. Room service is available 24 hours a day.

The resort also offers complimentary wireless Internet access throughout the property and an airport shuttle is available for a surcharge.

Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island is a smoke-free property.

  • Library
  • Bar/lounge
  • Rooftop terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Restaurant
  • Year Built 1998
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Breakfast service
  • On private beach
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Concierge services
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Total number of rooms - 31
  • Wedding services
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Chinese

Room Amenities

Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island offers 31 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and free minibar items. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodations are furnished with single sofa beds. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and complimentary bottled water. In-room massages and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Sofa bed size single
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Ceiling fan
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • LCD TV
  • Espresso maker
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Satellite TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Free WiFi
  • DVD player
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • In-room massage available
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Shower only
  • Sofa bed
  • Balcony
  • Minibar (stocked, free items)

Where to Eat

Manu Tuki - Enjoy gourmet French and international cuisine, complemented by a wide selection of wines. Take in panoramic views of the lagoon and Mount Otemanu. The high ceiling is crafted of pandanus wood, a local palm-like tree, and the room opens to the fresh air. Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Mako Bar - Located on a terrace with 360-degree lagoon views, the Mako Bar offers local and international cocktails, as well as a selection of cigars. Open mid-morning till late evening.

Room service is available 24 hours a day.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Reflexology
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 12 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 12 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For safety reasons, minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult who exercises parental authority while in overwater bungalows. For more details, please contact the property using the details provided on the booking confirmation.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Union Pay

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: XPF 15500
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: XPF 15500 (from 12 to 18 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: XPF 26500
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: XPF 26500 (from 12 to 18 years old)
  • A tax is imposed by the city: XPF 200 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: XPF 4000 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: XPF 6392 per person (one-way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Bora Bora Private
  • Bora Bora Private Island
  • Bora Bora Private Island Sofitel
  • Private Island Bora Bora
  • Sofitel Bora Bora Private
  • Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island
  • Sofitel Private Island
  • Sofitel Private Island Bora Bora
  • Sofitel Private Island Hotel
  • Sofitel Private Island Hotel Bora Bora
  • Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island Hotel
  • Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island Resort
  • Sofitel Private Island Resort

We should mention

Guests must transfer via boat to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking.

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Children 12 years old and younger are not permitted at this property.

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