Here are all the Bora Bora overwater bungalows and their location around the Bora Bora lagoon.
The first four overwater bungalows are on motus ringing the lagoon to the east of the main island of Bora Bora. They have spectacular views across the lagoon to Mt Otemanu and Mt Pahia from their beaches and some of their villas.
These resorts tend to be more sheltered from wind. You need to take a boat trip to get to them.
Reflecting it's motto of 'Paradise Perfected' the St Regis offers 77 of the largest and most luxuriously furnished Bora Bora overwater bungalows, in dreamy settings. They all have a separate entrance area and elegant spacious living room. Many villas have Mt Otemanu views and some of these are even larger and include a pool on the deck. The St Regis over water Lagoon restaurant is world famous.
This newest Bora Bora resort offers 100 large luxurious Bora Bora overwater bungalows designed with wooden interiors and glass panels that let in the light and lagoon ambiance.
They are artfully furnished and there is a spacious separate living room. You can pay extra for Mt Otemanu views and a pool on the deck. Four Seasons Bora Bora has been voted the 2nd best resort in Oceana by a large group of discerning travelers.
The Thalasso is the only resort where all rooms are over water. These 80 large Bora Bora over water bungalows offer a spacious separate living room. They are all the same size and have a sleek contemporary interior. The only distinction is their aspect, so you pay more for those that face Mt Otemano or the lagoon. The deep ocean-water treatments make the Thalasso and it's facilities the best spa in Bora Bora.
Le Meridien sits directly east across the lagoon from Mt Otemanu and it's restaurants have been positioned so you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner appreciating the incredible views. The 84 medium sized overwater villas were beautifully refurbished in 2010. The décor is modern with a comfortable sitting area, and the largest glass floor panels in Bora Bora contribute to their light, airy feel. Find out more about the Le Meridien's overwater bungalows.
These three Bora Bora overwater bungalow resorts are located near the South Eastern tip of Bora Bora Island. They are on the main island of Bora Bora.
Every one of the 20 medium sized Bora Bora overwater bungalows at the Sofitel Private Island has amazing views of Mt Otemanu, Bora Bora Island or the changing blue hues across the lagoon. The soft colors in the Polynesian influenced interior are relaxing. A plush bed is the centerpiece of each Sofitel Bora Bora villa and a separate sitting area adds comfort. A scenic walk up to the hilltop deck reveals the most awesome 360 degree panorama in Bora Bora.
The Marara Beach part of the Sofitel resort, on the main island, has 11 medium sized over water villas facing across to the Private Island and the lagoon. It's a short walk to a mini-mart, restaurants and shops.
The 50 medium sized Le Moana over water villas proudly reflect an authentic blend of Polynesian materials and craftsmanship. This was one of the first resorts with Bora Bora over water Bungalows. But the villas have been kept lovingly updated so they have a tropical island feel while being smart and gleaming. A sliding screen separates a small living room from the bedroom. From your OWB you can stroll through the resort's lush romantic flowering gardens, to the most beautiful beach in the world, or a sprinkling of nearby eating places and shops.
The Maitai offers 19 of the most modest Bora Bora over water bungalows. These are are amongst the most affordable in the South Pacific. They have a simple Polynesian style interior and sit on piers close to a little private beach which is separated from the Circle Island Road by a high lava-stone wall. If basic accommodation and service is all you require, a Bora Bora villa here gives you great views and snorkeling, plus access to a wide variety of up-the-road food choices and bicycle rental. Famous Matira beach is also a 10 minute walk.
There are two Bora Bora overwater bungalow resorts on large motus to the west of Bora Bora. This location provides nice sunsets! You will need to go to them by boat.
In the presentation of it's 50 medium sized overwater villas (with separate sitting area), the Pearl Beach strives to provide guests with an authentic Polynesian experience. Each Bora Bora villa has delightful artistic details to connect you to the exotic location. Some have mesmerizing Mt Otemanu views and those with a beach aspect have a special ambiance too. It's easy to see why Condé Nast awards Bora Bora Pearl Beach as number 5 in Oceana.
The Hilton Nui has the most secluded position in Bora Bora. So there are only several OWB with views through to Mt Otemanu.
It's 82 large overwater villas (with very large bathrooms) are decorated with a Polynesian influence incorporating rich, dark woods. Many are in deep, blue water. They are categorized according to outlook. A sitting room is mostly separated from the bedroom by a wall section and a sliding screen.
The Hilton also boasts 4 huge villas and two of these are the only Bora Bora overwater bungalows with two stories.