Best overwater bungalows in Bora Bora

The ultimate Bora Bora vacation will not be complete without staying in an overwater bungalow.

If you Google “overwater bungalows”, chances are any of these luxury resorts will pop up. With rooms bigger than your average hotel room, a stay here is definitely a treat you won’t forget.

Here are our top six in Bora Bora: trust us when we say it’s really difficult to pick our favourite.

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora

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Stay over the azure waters of a private beach surrounded by the exotic, colourful reef at Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora.

Most of the overwater bungalows and villas offer unobstructed views of the lagoon and Mount Otemanu but we highly recommend booking one with a private plunge pool.
  • 5-star hotel
  • Features an open-air fitness centre, an award-winning beachfront spa and four on-site restaurants serving Polynesian, French and Asian cuisine
  • 100 overwater bungalows and suites with direct access to the lagoon
  • Free guided snorkelling tours, submarine scooters or helmet dives, while personalised dinner on a private beach can be arranged

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Intercontinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa

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The rooms at the Intercontinental are spacious and the outdoor bathrooms are so generous you just might want to stay indoors all day.

While only some of the rooms have private outdoor pools, all of them have stunning views of Bora Bora.
  • 5-star hotel
  • Every room is over 120 square metres and boasts a private terrace and glass-bottom coffee table
  • 84 overwater villas that are all just a ladder away from the lagoon
  • This is the first spa in Bora Bora to offer seawater therapy, an on-site Lagoonarium and a coral nursery

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Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort

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Luxe it up when you book a stay at Sofitel Bora Bora with access to your own private island and its white sand beach.

Rooms are slightly smaller than the newer resorts but you can expect high-quality service to make up for it.
  • 4-star hotel
  • Beachside dining at the restaurant and bar offers traditional fare using a Tahitian oven
  • 20 overwater bungalows with direct lagoon access
  • Located just five minutes from the mainland

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Conrad Bora Bora Nui

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Perfect for a romantic honeymoon or the long-awaited family holiday, Conrad Bora Bora Nui has accommodation that caters to all types of parties.

If you're bringing the family, you can also leave the kids at the Tamari’i Kids Club, so you can book a day at the spa, obviously.
  • 5-star hotel
  • Six restaurants and three bars, hill-top spa and a kids’ club
  • Features romantic overwater villas and over-the-top bungalows for family vacations, all with direct access to the water
  • Includes complimentary transfer to the private islet of Moto Tapu

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Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa

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Tucked in-between two bays on the heart-shaped island of Moorea, Hilton Moorea is a definite love at first sight.

Spend your days in this idyllic location sunbathing on the beach or diving with manta rays and reef sharks.
  • 5-star hotel
  • Stunning bungalows with private terraces and marble bathrooms with claw-foot bathtubs
  • Overwater bungalows with glass panel flooring, direct access to the lagoon and panoramic views /li>
  • Unique overwater eatery where you can dine with blacktip reef sharks

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St Regis Bora Bora Resort

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Offering one of the largest overwater bungalows in Bora Bora, St Regis is an indulgent treat in this tropical paradise.

If you're looking for that high-life luxe pamper order the butler service to have everything delivered directly to your bungalow.
  • 5-star hotel
  • Spacious rooms with handcrafted decor, Italian marble bathroom with rain shower and bathtub
  • Overwater villas and bungalows with direct access to the water
  • Hotel boasts numerous fine dining restaurants, an award-winning spa and swim-up bar

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