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What We Love

  • Resort restaurants highlight fresh caught fish and meld local and French traditions
  • Plenty of free activities, including non-motorized water sports, tennis and shark feeding
  • The excellent Kids for All Seasons club offers free activities, crafts, meals and child-minding for children 5 to 12 years old

What To Know

  • The resort is a 15-minute boat ride from the Bora Bora airport
  • There’s a $24 per day fee for WiFi access in rooms
  • A free boat shuttle takes guests to nearby Vaitape for shopping and sightseeing


  •  Babysitting
  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Kids Club
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Room Service
  •  Spa
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Barefoot luxury marrying Polynesian traditions with mod-cons and impeccable service, a blissed-out spa and marine life sanctuary

The Look

Set on a private motu, or small islet, in one of the most beautiful lagoons in the world is this hideaway of lush tropical gardens and pristine beaches. Directly across, and visible from bungalows, the spa and restaurants, are the craggy green peaks of Mount Otemanu. The resort defines laid back luxury thanks to a blend of sexy yet comfortable textures in the bungalows, tiki torches that light up paths come nighttime and a staff that goes above and beyond to make sure guests are happy.

Bed and Bath

Sprinkled across the motu are 15 immaculately furnished beachfront villas and 100 over-water bungalows with high ceilings, thatched roofs and glass panels (including one on the floor in the over-water bungalows). Inside, the traditional teak furnishings are complemented by cozy cotton and linen textures in a soothing palette of creams and mocha. Roomy living spaces open onto a furnished deck for private lounging and, in OWB, a stepladder leading into the lagoon. Bungalows are stocked with snorkel gear, iPod docking stations, satellite TV and WiFi access.


The resort offers four restaurants as well as in-bungalow dining. Sit at the bar at the Sunset Restaurant and, with cocktail in hand, watch Mother Earth paint the sky into evening. For a post swim option, there’s Faré Hoa, a casual beachside café that serves a killer seared Wagyu beef with goat cheese and caramelized nuts. Don’t leave the resort without visiting the spa and partaking in one of their signature rituals, which blend ancient Polynesian practices with essential oils and scrubs made with local ingredients.

In the Area

Book a guided snorkel with the resident marine biologist, Oliver Martin, who’ll point out the exotic fish that live in the resort’s Lagoon Sanctuary. During World War II, the island was an American stronghold, and you can still visit the cannons that were left scattered throughout the island of Vaitape. After your tour, stop at St. James, an overwater restaurant that serves traditional dishes with a French twist. Coming to Bora Bora and not diving is like going to Paris and skipping the Eiffel Tower. The hotel’s concierge can help you book a dive with Top Dive Center.

How to Get There

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora
Motu Tehotu
Bora Bora, 98730 French Polynesia


Bucket List Vacation

Unbelievable resort. Great staff who are all very friendly and helpful. Not crowded at all, quiet, relaxing and spectacular views of Bora Bora. Bungalows are spacious, clean, and comfortable. Plenty of adventures to choose from but hard to leave!

Incredible Stay, Beautiful Property, and Amazing Staff- Marine is the Best!

Four Seasons Bora Bora is a beautiful hotel with gorgeous overwater bungalows and fantastic staff. When considering booking the perfect Bora Bora hotel, there are many things to consider and this hotel is beyond fabulous in every regard.

1. OWB. Elegantly decorated, spacious with high ceilings, directly over turquoise water, and overlooking the mountain, Four Seasons Bora Bora has everything you’d want in an OWB. Other key features: central AC control in each individual room (cools silently and efficiently), beautiful sliding doors between rooms, and multiple glass floor areas throughout the bathroom. Private balcony.
2. Service. Top notch and best experience we’ve had. Marine was the best host, she catered to every possible need and made us feel like family. She deserves recognition for her excellent and professional service, hospitality, and going above and beyond in every way.
3. Pool, Beach, Water Activities. We went right before Easter, so it was quiet, serene, and we had access to everything. Greatest part is access to all water activities. Snorkels, water shoes, paddle boards are all available.
4. Attention to Detail. Every element was thought about. We received coconut waters in our room on arrival because the staff (Marine) knew we did not drink alcohol. We were whisked away to our room even though we arrived so early after having 20+ hour flight. Again, Marine checked in with us frequently to make sure we were having a wonderful stay. She was absolutely phenomenal and really contributed to us having a great trip and made it feel like paradise.
5. Food. Breakfast was fantastic, tons of options, all delicious. Since you pretty much eat all meals on property, I would say this was my favorite meal. Dinners were not as great and were pricy, but it was satisfying... they do have have to bring everything here and you can see how remote it is to do that.

We had friends that stayed at the neighboring St Regis and I can say that our trips were nearly identical, but perhaps our food was a bit better. We also had a better view.

40th Aniversary

First Class place to stay. We booked it because of our previous experience with Four Season resorts ,but the personnel at the facility made our stay the best experience we have had staying at a destination Vacation spot. The facility was very clean, modern but appropriately decorated and the staff was second to none . The local Polynesian people were as Sweet and Nice as they come and made us feel very welcome, at all times. Extremely professional staff.