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Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Four of us stayed for 5 nights of sun and snorkelling. The water was crystal clear and the island must be one of the romantic places I have seen.The rooms were perfect with covered deck outside for coffee in the morning (pod machines supplied) and it was great to glide into the water from your own steps (complete with outside... More 

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Palm Coast, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I really enjoyed our OWB even though it was windy during our stay in late May. I had brought a float, but couldn't use it because of the daily "waves". Nevertheless, who wouldn't enjoy being outside and seeing the spectacular view from our deck even with the wind? Breakfasts were excellent and we daily "dined" on poisson... More 

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H0564GM, Responsable relations publiques at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Iaorana ! Thank you for taking time to share your Private Island experience by Sofitel. We are very delighted that you had such a great time during your visit in Bora Bora ! The views from the Overwater Bungalows are astonishing, with the multiple shades of blue that the Lagoon offers. Have you enjoyed a Sunset Champagne on the top... More 

Greater Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at this island in a wonderful bungalow on the beach. At night the local dances danced the TOMAREE. It would be easy to visualise the big tall ships sailing into this atoll at night. Stars, must be millions of them, a wonderful holiday to just "get away". Local people very friendly and we went on a trip to see... More 

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H0564GM, Responsable relations publiques at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Bonjour from your Private Island ! It is true that our Boutique Hôtel is a real piece of Parardise ! It is the only Resort which has its own Motu ( small private Island ) in the middle of the beautiful lagoon of Bora Bora. The panoramic views from the top of the "Mont Chauve", the Private beach and the... More 

West Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for our honeymoon and we LOVED it! The staff was awesome and so friendly. We decided to stay here because we liked the fact that it was so private it seemed like our own island at times. We also decided to stay here because of the fact that it was on a motu. We really chose this... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What else can I say but tout est magnifique!! From the arrival where we got greeted personally on the boat deck with music, drinks and fresh towels to the adieu where they give you a special Tahitian send off (sounding of a conch shell horn and shell necklaces). All were wonderful. The bungalows are beautifully set over water with own... More 

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New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paradise is the only way to describe Sofitel Motu .... fantastic location in Bora Bora. Small intimate resort with amazing restaurant & accommodation with the added advantage of all the facilities of the sister resort (Sofitel Marara) on the main island and a free water taxi only minutes away whenever required. Best coral garden in the atoll just to the... More 

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I guess all the resort are similar and great but Sofitel private Island in my opinion has 2 plus: the first one is the coral garden wich is reacheable just by swimming 5 minutes (therefore no need to pay for an expensive excursion from other resort). The second one is the fact to be on a motu (having the view... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upon arriving at the Private Island, they greet you with some ukelele music & fresh coconut juice. The staff is very friendly, though I will say they speak less English than the Sofitel on Moorea. Another difference from Moorea is that they're much, much more laid back here -- the pace is much slower, so don't get frustrated if an... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first trip to Bora Bora and what a wonderful time it was! We travelled in early May and had absolutely perfect weather - low 80s with low humidity. Sofitel Private Island is on a lovely, lush tropical island and is beautifully landscaped and manicured. Big pluses were the free shuttle to the mainland (which can cost $60+... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Accommodations: We arrived in the morning around 9:00 a.m. Our transfer from the airport, by boat, was smooth. We were greeted with delightfully scented flower leis. We arrived at the hotel about 10:00 a.m. Check in time is 2:00. The hotel was most accommodating , providing a room for refreshing from your travels near the main building. Our actual room... More 

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