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InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa

P.O. BOX 156, , VAITAPE, BORA BORA, TAHITI, French Polynesia


InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa


Insider Tip

It’s now legal for Americans to marry in the French Polynesia. The stunning views and unique overwater wedding chapel with a glass-floor aisle make the resort the perfect place for a romantic marriage ceremony.

Hotel Overview

Stunning ocean views
This Bora Bora resort is set on Motu Piti A‘au, with a stunning view of Mount Otemanu, and features a thalasso therapy spa, overwater wedding chapel, and coral garden.
Traditional and contemporary style
The resort offers 80 overwater villas. Polynesian tradition and contemporary style makes this deluxe Bora Bora resort beyond compare.
Luxury spa
Deep Ocean Spa by Algotherm, the first Thalasso spa built in the Southern hemisphere, also uses the ocean water in all their signature treatments.

Amenity highlights:

The luxurious spa is the centerpiece of the resort offering a selection of treatments using deep sea water drawn from the Pacific Ocean to replenish the body’s minerals. The eco-friendly resort also features live entertainment, an outdoor pool, shark and stingray feeding as well as a knowledgeable hotel staff fluent in several languages including English, Spanish, French, Japanese and Portuguese.

What to expect:

Guests arrive to the remote island location by boat and immediately see the unique overwater accommodations, seemingly floating on the pristine waters. Each villa has its own remarkable view out to the clear waters of the lagoon, along with sundecks, direct access to the lagoon and an uninhibited view of the marine life below.


P.O. BOX 156, , VAITAPE, BORA BORA, TAHITI, French Polynesia


BOB - Motu-mute



The resort offers 80 overwater villas of 1022 ft.2. Living rooms include glass-bottomed coffee tables, illuminated at night, for viewing the ocean life below. Terraces include lounges and dining tables and a fresh water shower on the sundeck; bathrooms are bright and open onto the lagoon. Bedrooms have separate walk-in dressing rooms. Flat-screen TVs come with CD and DVD players. High-speed Internet access. is complimentary. Accommodations are decorated in Polynesian style with woodcarvings, weaving, engraved mother-of-pearl artwork, and tropical plants.


  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Bathrobes
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Clock radio
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Extra towels, linens, bedding
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Meal plan
  • Minibar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate sitting area
  • Sofa bed
  • Turndown service
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up calls
  • Welcome amenities


Property Amenities

This hotel is only accessible from the airport by boat. Guests must note their scheduled arrival time in the Special Requests field at the time of booking in order to guarantee transportation to the hotel upon arrival. The IC Bora Bora Resort and Thalasso Spa offers 80 overwater villas, decorated with the handiwork of Polynesian artisans. Activities include snorkeling, windsurfing, outrigger canoeing, and kayaking - all complimentary. Additional ventures can be arranged through the resort's activity desk, and a private shuttle is available for transfer to and from Vaitape. Regular boat transfers to our sister resort (Bora Bora Le Moana) on the main island are free during the day and for a fee at night. From Le Moana it is a short shuttle ride to Vaitape. Unique aspects of the property include the glass-bottomed wedding chapel and the air conditioning system, which is powered by water drawn from the deep sea floor. The property also offers 3 restaurants and 3 bars, a helicopter pad, and a 1,000-foot white-sand beach. Located at the centre of the Intercontinental Resort, the Deep Ocean Spa occupies over 1,225 square metres (13,200 square feet) of natural space. The spa features outdoor spas and relaxation areas as well as glass-bottom over-water rooms allowing guests to watch marine life during treatments. Deep Ocean Spa highlights its unique natural setting by providing treatments that utilize the curative properties found in deep-sea waters. The spa focuses on creating a haven for well-being inspired by the benefits of "sea therapy."

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Babysitting/Childcare


Extra person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Rollaways and cribs may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.
Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit are required upon check-in for incidental charges.
All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in.
Children under 15 years old sleep for free in their parents' room
Children under 15 years old eat and drink for free from the kids' menu when dining with their parents


Room Service is available 24 hours a day.
Sands Beach Lounge
On the white sand beach, with seating that includes plush shaded loungers. Enjoy a refreshing drink any time of the day. Happy Hour is from 5:00 to 6:00 pm.
South Beach Bar
Serving cocktails, smoothies and snacks all afternoon in the shade of a coconut grove near the beach.
Reef Restaurant and Terrace
Breakfast and dinner are served in sophisticated Polynesian style. Dinner features lighter fare like Lobster Ravioli with Langouste Consommé. Terrace dining offers lagoon and beach views; air-conditioning dining room also available. Delicious buffet dinners with traditional Polynesian dance shows are held on Monday and Friday evenings.
Sands Restaurant
Serving light lunch, afternoon snacks, dinner and fresh-fruit cocktails. The signature dish is Les Coffrets, box-shaped pastries filled with meat or fish. Located on the beach.
Bubbles Bar
Offering beach and lagoon views. A chic, trendy terrace venue - great for relaxing with exotic cocktails and light snacks. Happy Hour is every day from 5:00 to 6:00 pm. Open from 3:00 to 11:00 pm.
Le Corail
Gourmet specialties from an a la carte menu in an elegant, air-conditioned dining room. Dinner only.


Windsurfing, outrigger canoeing, kayaking, and snorkeling are free; equipment is available at the activity desk. The staff can also arrange scuba diving, sunset cruises, tours in a glass-bottom boat, visits to scenic island locations, horseback riding, shark feeding, and a variety of other adventures. The activities listed below are available at the hotel or in the surrounding area; fees may apply.
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Rowing or canoeing
  • Snorkeling
  • Water skiing