At InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa hotel, you can step off the deck of your luxury over-water villa into the warm embrace of a tranquil lagoon. Enjoy everything from scuba diving to sunset cruises on the surrounding reefs, while a pristine beach and an award-winning spa invite you to relax. From weddings in the glass-bottomed chapel to candlelit dinners beneath swaying palm trees, it’s the perfect setting in which to experience the romance of the South Pacific.
The resort features only overwater accommodations - 70 villas, 10 villas with private pool, and 4 luxury suites, setting a new benchmark in elegance and service. The resort also offers a private 1000-foot white sand beach, a freshwater infinity pool, 3 restaurants and 3 bars, 2 tennis courts, and a helicopter pad: Reef Restaurant - the main restaurant, serving breakfast and dinner. Theme evenings with a Polynesian show and a delicious buffet are offered twice a week. Sands Restaurant - serving lunch and dinner in a terraced venue on the beach. Le Corail - a gourmet dining experience, open from April to November. Refined cuisine, an extensive wine cellar, and a superb location over the lagoon. Bubbles Bar - chic, trendy, and serving up exotic cocktails and light snacks. Happy Hour is hosted daily at Sands Beach Lounge - located on the beach with cozy settings and lounges. This is the perfect place to unwind with a refreshing drink any time of the day or into the evening—South Beach Bar - located near the wide sandy beach in a shady coconut grove. South Beach Bar serves a large selection of cocktails, smoothies, and snacks. Open in the afternoons only. Room Service - available 24/7, room service includes the popular canoe breakfast.
Dining - Barbecue buffets, fine French dining, full American breakfasts, and fresh tropical fruits – your stay at the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa will take you on a culinary journey across continents. Offering international cuisine and authentic local dishes in an array of casually elegant restaurants and bars, each with their own unique ambiance and style. Theme dinners are a highlight, showcasing traditional Polynesian culture through food, song, and dance. The special Romantic Dinners are also a must, set in the most enchanting locations on Bora Bora.
"Sands Restaurant" - Located on the pristine private beach with an open-air pavilion and beachfront seating, Sands offers casual dining with breathtaking views of Mt. Otemanu and the beautiful blue hues of the lagoon. Enjoy a delicious cocktail by one of the mixologists while watching the sunset or dine under the stars in the glow of lit torches. Lunch specialties include a variety of snacks, sandwiches, salads, light fare, and grilled dishes. Each evening, Sands features local and international cuisine infused with a hint of Asian flavors. A special beach barbecue is offered weekly, and live music is featured on select dates.
"Reef Restaurant" - Reef is the stylish, open-air venue with an outdoor terrace for al fresco dining overlooking the lagoon. Authentic flavors of traditional French cuisine and bistro-style dishes are served in a casually elegant setting. Live Polynesian dance performances take place weekly, complemented by a lavish themed buffet of international dishes and local delights.
"Le Corail Restaurant" - Romantic, exclusive, and intimate, Le Corail offers a gourmet dining experience unrivaled in Bora Bora. With the distinction of having the largest wine cellar in French Polynesia, the signature restaurant overlooks a lighted Lagoonarium and offers air-conditioned comfort. Enjoy an inspired degustation menu of fine French cuisine by the executive chef paired with wines recommended by the sommelier. Alternatively, dine à la carte and select your favorite bottle from the extensive collection of Old and New World wines.
"Bubbles Bar" - Traditional Polynesian materials blend with chic, contemporary décor at Bubbles Bar, the stylish venue for happy hour and evening drinks. Overlooking the lagoon, showcasing spectacular views of Mount Otemanu, Bubbles offers a wide range of signature cocktails, including the famous Black Pearl Martini. "South Beach Bar" - Plush sun loungers and beach chairs in the sand – South Beach Bar is the waterfront lounge where you can sip a cold cocktail in the shade of coconut trees. Serving up the own blend of that quintessential Polynesian cocktail, the Mai Tai, South Beach Bar is a great place to meet up with friends, relax with your partner or refuel during the day with smoothies, snacks, and light meals. "Sands Bar & Sunset Theater" - Located within Sands Restaurant, Sands Bar faces the resort’s white sandy beach, offering views of the beautiful Mount Otemanu. In the afternoon, Sands serves casual meals from 12 pm to 9.30 pm, serving a lunch menu until 5 pm, and dinner from 6.30 pm until close. Light meals or snacks are the specialty here, alongside a lengthy list of exotic cocktails.
The Deep Ocean Spa is the first thalassotherapy (seawater therapy) center in the South Pacific. It provides a wide array of treatments that utilize nutrients extracted from the deep-sea waters. Drawing on modern wellness techniques and ancient Polynesian healing rituals, the spa menu promises to relax and rejuvenate your mind, body, and spirit. The 43,000+ square-foot spa is the centerpiece of the resort. Guests can enjoy a massage on the beach or in the overwater massage bungalows. Polynesian and world massages, reflexology, facials, scrubs, wraps, and salon services are available.
There are plenty of complimentary activities around the resort, including snorkeling, paddleboarding, kayaking, tennis, board games, a fitness track, and daily cultural demonstrations. The concierge team can organize any paid activity, including jet-skiing, sailing, 4x4 island safaris, and much more. The on-site dive center TOPDive caters to divers of all levels. A shuttle boat operates throughout the day. The 15-minute crossing to the sister property on the main island is free during the day and for a charge in the evenings.