InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa
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.
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.
- Air conditioning
- 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
- Non-smoking rooms
- Private bathroom
- Separate sitting area
- Sofa bed
- Turndown service
- Voice mail
- Wake-up calls
- Welcome 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
PoliciesExtra 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
DiningRoom Service is available 24 hours a day.
RecreationWindsurfing, 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.
- Horse riding/rental
- Jet skiing
- Rowing or canoeing
- Water skiing