Four Seasons Bora Bora, French Polynesia


The Four Seasons is a luxury resort hotel in Tahiti, French Polynesia. Situated on the small island of Bora Bora, the 9km-long resort opened in June 2008.

The hotel was developed by Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts in conjunction with local companies including TB Promotion and Alatau Hospitality. The owner of the resort is Thierry Barbion.

The private residences at the Four Seasons Bora Bora were marketed by Playground.

Accommodation at Four Seasons Bora Bora

The resort's villas include 121 suites contained in 100 overwater bungalows and seven beachfront villas. All villas are situated around the Bora Bora lagoon and the outer beaches with views of Mount Otemanu.

The villas are traditionally constructed with pandanus leaf thatched roofs, high ceilings, several private bathrooms and teak furnishings decorated in a Polynesian style. The villas also have private plunge pools and sundecks.

"The 9km-long Four Seasons Bora Bora resort opened in June 2008."

The 155m², one-bedroom Otemanu Overwater Bungalow with Plunge Pool has a large deck with two chaise lounges and a covered pavilion or dining area that can seat four. There is also a living room with seating for five. A work area has a multi-line telephone connection, voice mail, wired internet and Wi-Fi.

In addition, there are plasma screen televisions, a built-in safe and a private plunge pool.

The bathroom has two vanity units and a separate bath tub and marble shower. Although the one-bedroom villa has a king-sized bed, there is an option for a queen-sized sofa bed in the living room. A guest bathroom is situated off the living area.

The 500m², three-bedroom Otemanu luxury beachfront villa has a private pool, four bathrooms, private swimming pool and is surrounded by a white sand beach. There is a 93m² decked outdoor area with a whirlpool bath and plunge pool, with views of Crystalline Lagoon and Mount Otemanu. The villa has a spacious entranceway, living room to seat seven, a dining room to seat eight and a large pantry.

Facilities of the three-bedroom villa include a plasma screen television, work area with Wi-Fi, private bar and built-in safe. Each bedroom (two king-size and two queen-size) has its own private patio with excellent views. All bathrooms have double vanity units and a separate bath tub and shower.

Private residences

There are 15 Four Seasons Private Residences and eight Pacific Residences, offering five bedrooms with 11,500ft² of total living area, situated in private landscaped gardens.

The remaining villas are seven Lagoon Residences, which have four bedrooms and 9,000ft² of total living area situated in private landscaped gardens. The villas can be rented by the resort to other guests when the owners are not in residence.

Meeting and conference facilities

The resort has a 753ft² air-conditioned multipurpose event room. The open-air pavilion offers 1,851ft² space for receptions and other events. The 3,293ft² outdoor terrace is ideally suitable for weddings and other large gathering events.

Spa and dining facilities

The Four Seasons Bora Bora spa has an outdoor massage terrace and seven air-conditioned indoor treatment rooms. Other facilities include an ice room, a mineral whirlpool, a pedicure suite, a beauty salon and a hairdressing salon.

"The Arii Moana serves French Polynesian cuisine."

There are two restaurants: the Arii Moana, which serves French Polynesian cuisine, is open for dinner only and seats 56 diners indoors and 40 outdoors.

Tere Nui is an open-air, thatched-roof restaurant that serves continental cuisine and a breakfast buffet. The restaurant has 80 indoor and 50 outdoor seats.

The resort has two bars: the Fare Hoa Beach Bar hasa beachside setting and is situated adjacent to the main pool. The Sunset Bar has views of the lagoon and seats 29 indoors and 30 outdoors.

Other facilities

The Four Seasons Bora Bora also offers: tennis courts; yoga; kite surfing; snorkelling and scuba diving; a fitness centre; helicopter and boat tours; and private dining experiences.

Contractors for the Four Seasons Bora Bora

Much of the hotel construction was carried out by local contractors. The furniture (furniture, fixture and equipment contract) and case goods for the guestrooms were fabricated, supplied and installed by Euro Asia Hotel Contract.