The St Regis Bora Bora Resort, a luxury paradise set in the crystal clear waters of the South Pacific, is one of the most exclusive addresses in Bora Bora.
The St Regis Bora Bora Resort: located in the Society Islands of French Polynesia, Bora Bora is one of the most romantic atolls in the world. Nicknamed the Pearl of the Pacific, the island is home to one of the most beautiful lagoons of the Leeward Islands. This unique lagoon in the world, protected by a coral reef, is surrounded by numerous small islets with white sandy beaches forming an extremely delicate necklace. Its innumerable natural riches, gently caressed by the trade winds, are gems of breathtaking beauty.
Its endless palette of blues and greens dancing on the sea, its tropical slopes, its lush valleys of Mount Otemanu flowered with hibiscus and its thatched villas accompany this setting and contribute to this legendary atmosphere. Among its motus drowned in the fluorescent waters of the ocean, the one that shouses The St Regis Bora Bora Resort is distinguished by the significant quantity of rays and sharks it shelters. This veritable luxury setting welcomes all year round wealthy travelers who love art of living and well being.
Luxury at the water’s edge
Presented at ILTM 2019 (International Luxury Travel Market) in Cannes, The St Regis Bora Bora Resort is part of the American hotel group Marriott International, specializing in luxury hotels. Its convenient location is only 15 minutes away by boat and five minutes by helicopter from Bora Bora Airport. Bordered on one side by the ocean and on the other by a lagoon, the private domain of 17 hectares is simply sublime and its infrastructure is no less. Its overwater villas are designed to accommodate island life while providing the comfort of a luxury home. They are surrounded by several swimming pools including the “zen” one with whirlpool and direct view of Mont Otemanu. For scuba diving, a lagoonarium with several pontoons offers the unique opportunity to meet the many marine species populating the seabed.
Spa and Kid’s Club
As for the wellness area, the luxurious Balinese-inspired 1,200 m2 Spa, located on a private motu and comprising seven massage and treatment rooms, is the ideal place to take good care of your body and mind. The hairdressing and manicure salon is intended for beautiful naiads who want to get a makeover after a day of swimming.
The hotel also thought of parents by integrating a Kid’s Club, a facility not so common in Polynesia. The St Regis Bora Bora Resort also offers 2 waterfront bars, 5 restaurants and upscale accommodation with panoramic views of the lagoon and surrounding islands. Résidence de prestige
The 250 m2 Reefside Villa and the 170 m2 Beachside Villa are located among lush palm trees and offer direct access to the beach. With an impressive view over the ocean, it is distinguished by its luxurious furnishings in noble exotic woods and Italian marble decor. This villa suite has a separate, more spacious living room and a bedroom with an adjoining bathroom which leads into a private enclosed garden with an outdoor shower. A spacious terrace with a covered dining area and a swimming pool overlooking the magnificent lagoon of Bora Bora complete this elegant tropical painting.
Tropical art of living and elegance
The 30 or so Pilotis Deluxe Island View villas of 150 m2 are located in front of a calm crystalline bay. These suites consist of a living room, bedrooms and adjoining bathrooms. Their floor, fitted with glass panels, offers a panoramic view of marine biodiversity. Spacious terraces on the lagoon of Bora Bora complete this image of tropical elegance. The Otemanu stilt villas consist of 15 Villas of 150 m2. Located on the beach amidst a multitude of lush palm trees, the five 168 m2 garden villas and their private pools have the advantage of having direct access to the beach. All villas include at least two 42-inch Plasma TVs and sound systems, DVD / CD player, espresso machines and water heaters, minibars, air conditioning and individual safes, outdoor showers, and free Wi-Fi.
Cocktails with tropical twist at Bar Aparima
Located between the large beach and the main swimming pool, the Aparima Bar allows you to sip delicious ice-cold preparations throughout the day without even leaving the water. One of the most popular star drinks is the Hina cocktail made from fresh coconut water and coconut pulp mixed with vanilla rum, served in a real coconut shell. Also to discover: the delicious Bora Mary, home-made version of the famous Bloody Mary, a spicy and emblematic composition, invented at the King Cole Bar of the St. Regis New York in 1934. In Bora Bora, it is prepared with watermelon juice instead tomato juice. The result is a delicious drink, perfect to accompany a hot and sunny day.
Pleasures of pupils and taste buds
At The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort‘s restaurant, traditional Chinese wok dishes such as Kung Pao chicken and Sichuan-style shrimp are at the top of the daily menu, while local lagoon fish is Chinese-style cooked. On the Japanese menu, the chef, specializing in sushi, delicately sublimates the freshest fish and sushi such as the Volcano and the Red Dragon Roll, which are very popular with customers. The choice is even wider thanks to the addition of a teppanyaki grill, visible from the counter, allowing customers to order hot dishes. Among the events, the famous “Indian night” on Monday, orchestrated by Indian chef Sanjay, offers light dishes or snacks accompanied by cocktails made from exotic fruits. In the evening, under the starry vault, feet in the water, traditional Polynesian dinner shows are organized in a relaxed and festive atmosphere.
Find your paradise in Bora Bora
Amid corals, multicolored fish including the very rare Napoleon, turtles and lemon or sleeping sharks, the Miri Miri Spa center by Clarins covers an area of over 1,200 m2 and offers a breathtaking view of the mountain Otemanu. Polynesian, Asian and Clarins Touch treatments are provided in five private rooms. The day spa includes separate areas for men and women with changing rooms, saunas, hammams and jacuzzis and relaxation room (mixed). Located next to the tennis court and overlooking the Lagoonarium (protected underwater sanctuary), a state-of-the-art fitness center, fully equipped with TechnoGym equipment, is open 24 hours a day.
Sports and water activities
As for activities, water sports, such as stand-up paddle boarding and kayaking, are available for free on the main beach. Diving, scuba diving or snorkeling, fishing in the reefs or on the high seas will offer rich and unforgettable sensations. The more athletic ones can hit a few balls at the tennis court outside the establishment or go on a safari aboard a 4×4 inside the island. As for environmentalists, the small family business native to the island, the Tepeva family, will take them by boat to exceptional preserved sites populated by rays, sharks, octopus, lagoon fish, reefs… far from the tumult of known tourist sites.
Want to settle down, go on a honeymoon while admiring the natural beauty of the place? The essential Coral Gardens and Mount Otemanu await all lovers of luxury and natural beauty.