The 4 star Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort overwater bungalows are imbued with romantic Polynesian charm. These overwater villas offer up-to-date comfort in a colorful tropical island ambiance.
The 50 Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort overwater bungalows (53 m²/ 570 sqft) were refurbished in 2006 to provide modern amenities in an authentic Polynesian style décor. The spacious bathroom has a private vanity area, generous walk-in shower and a large bathtub surrounded by glass (for lagoon viewing).
The glass bedside tables and coffee table (which opens to feed the fish) enable guests to admire the colorful lagoon from the bedroom.
Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort overwater bungalows offer the bonus of being in a mosquito free zone, over saltwater. This is especially useful at the Pearl, which has lush tropical gardens with ponds. A bungalow on water here has fly-screens at all the windows to keep out any insects that might be attracted by the lights at night. (The beach and garden bungalows don't have this luxury.)
Every detail of the overwater villas reflects the Pearl's intention to give guests a Polynesian experience. A traditional knocker hangs outside the door with pictures representing each message a guest wants to convey to staff. Local materials are used through-out, and walls are decorated with Polynesian tapas and engravings. Earthy touches in the bathroom include corals, shells, and bamboo drawer handles. When the bed is turned down at night visitors get given a goodnight story in the form of a Polynesian legend.
What makes this resort special is it's authentic, Polynesian island feel. This is conveyed in the natural materials and traditional design of it's main buildings. For example, reception has tree trunks supporting the thatched roof, and the wall behind the desk is tiled with shimmering mother of pearl. It's also present in the serenity and natural beauty of the lush, tropical garden landscape.
The Bora Bora Pearl has a 40 seat movie theater and one night a week it features the 1979 movie 'Hurricane', which was filmed in Bora Bora.
Many of the Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort overwater bungalows have fantastic views across the lagoon to the main island and it's famous mountain. (This resort is on a large motu to the north west of Bora Bora.) The generous deck, with sun lounges and a private sheltered sitting area, overlooks a sublime blue water color. The water depth around the bungalows is 1 to 1.5 meters so you can't jump from the decks. But you can climb down your steps and drift over to snorkel in a coral garden which has been placed between the array of overwater villas (as part of a regeneration program).
Superior Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort Overwater Bungalows are further from the beach and have awesome, postcard-picture views across the turquoise lagoon to Mt Otemanu, plus the most privacy. They face the sunrise over Bora Bora Island. (This resort does not have views of the sun setting over the water.)
Standard Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort Overwater Bungalows face the tropical island ambiance of the resort's beach, and pier, and are closer to shore.
The Manea spa, surrounded by a beautiful garden setting with flowering lily ponds, combines a Polynesian spirit with elements of Feng Shui principles. The tranquil spa environment will have you relaxing before you even lie down for a traditional Polynesian massage.
If you want an authentic Polynesian island experience amongst natural tropical beauty, a stay in the heavenly environment at this resort will give you the vacation of a life time.
Dec 19, 16 05:44 AM
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Sep 25, 16 12:19 AM
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Jun 19, 16 03:28 AM
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