Intercontinental Bora Bora Resort

Intercontinental Bora Bora Resort and Thalasso Spa

Intercontinental Bora Bora Resort and Thalasso Spa

The blue waters await in this unknown and far away destination known to us all. When anyone says Bora Bora they imagine villas built over crystal waters, romantic dinners on the beach, and tropical fruits being served to them while they relax by a large pool. In just a short boat ride from the airport, you will see in the distance what is thought to be from a dream, there you see a place like none other you have seen, white sands, warm waters and the perfect resort.

Ariel View.

Ariel View.

Not only does the resort boast eighty individual over the water bungalows but consists of the unique Balneotherapy and Thalassotherapy center. Dining is a tasteful experience. Gourmet fine cuisine is served at the Reef Restaurant, which is beachside. While you dine you look off into the tempting waters and begin to plan your activities for the following days. Casual lunches can be had at the Sands restaurant. Cocktails and an assortment of other beverages can be concocted at the Bubbles Bar which overlooks the beach, the lagoon and spectacular Mount Otemanu. Activities you might be planning could include: kayaking and canoeing, snorkeling or diving or simply just relaxing beside the lovely pool with a good book.

Restaurant.

Restaurant.

Restaurant Lounge.

Restaurant Lounge.

For those who like to keep fit there is a fitness center and the grounds also contain tennis courts, A business center that is well equipped to handle any needs is available at your convenience as is wireless and high speed internet connections. The Deep Ocean Spa is the centerpiece with the unique Balneotherapy and Thalassotheray , designed by Dr. Treguer who created Monaco’s thermal baths and operated under the supervision of the renowned Algotherm trademark. The architects and interior designers have combined Polynesian tradition and contemporary style, making this a deluxe resort hotel unique beyond compare.

Gym.

Gym,

EMERALD OVERWATER VILLAS
The Emerald Villas are located close to the resort buildings; they have a roomy area of 100 square meters, including the split level terrace and the sundeck from which you step into the warm lagoon.

Villa Bedroom.

Villa Bedroom.

SAPPHIRE OVERWATER VILLAS
The Sapphire Villas feature one of the most remarkable views over the clear blue waters of the lagoon and Bora Bora Island. Situate between the Emerald and Diamond Villas, they have a roomy area of 100 square meters, including the split-level terrace and the sundeck from which you step into the warm lagoon.

Villa Bedroom.

Villa Bedroom.

DIAMOND VILLAS
The Diamond Villas are located in absolute peace, in the furthest out from the resort in the turquoise waters of the lagoon. They have a roomy area of 100 square meters, including the split-level terrace and the sundeck from which you step into the warm lagoon.

Villa Bedroom.

Villa Bedroom.

DIAMOND OTEMANU OVERWATER VILLA
The Diamond Otemanu Villas are located in absolute peace, facing Mount Otemanu. They are spacious and include the split –level terrace and the sundeck from which you can step into the warm lagoon.

Villa Living Room.

Villa Living Room.

Villa Bathroom.

Villa Bathroom.

Villa Terrace.

Villa Terrace.

All villas are equipped with the following amenities: air-conditioning and ceiling fans, balconies,private sundecks, bathrobes, bathtubs, cable television, CD/DVD players, hair dryers, minibars, telephones, internet access and safety boxes.

Villa Bathtub.

Villa Bathtub.

MOTU FAMILY SUITE
Facing the deep blue ocean and surrounded by a coconut grove, the exclusive 3 Motu family suites are isolated from the rest of the hotel. Perfect accommodation for a family with children, these quiet and peaceful 118.8 square meter villas benefit from all five star hotel services. There is a possibility to add a rollaway bed in the living room.

All villas are equipped with the following amenities: air-conditioning and ceiling fans, balconies,private sundecks, bathrobes, bathtubs, cable television, CD/DVD players, hair dryers, minibars, telephones, internet access and safety boxes.

View from the beach.

View from the beach.

The dive center is a PADI 5*, which is located right on site of the resort. The center includes one shop for divers & souvenirs, a friendly and warm space of relaxation, changing rooms with separate toilet, as well as individual lockers. Furthermore, there are a video room with a plasma screen to see your dives and lessons. Three spacious boats are moored right in front of the centers on Private piers. The staff and instructors speak English, French, Japanese, Italian and Spanish, all are PADI and BEES certified.

Dive Center.

Dive Center.

Rinse Tanks and Drying Area.

Rinse Tanks and Drying Area.

They are at your disposal every day to make you discover the wonderful underwater world of Bora Bora. Nitrox is available for those who are certified to dive Nitrox. Equipment is included as the following: BCD, mask, fins, regulator, and 3mm wetsuit. Upon your arrival you can tailor make your packages weather you wish to do a couple of dives or ten plus.

Dive Boat.

Dive Boat.

Named the “pearl of the Pacific ocean” by Captain Cook, Bora Bora Lagoon is famous round the world for its beauty. It is also famous for what plays and lies beneath the water which is equally as stunning as what is above. Experience and unforgettable manta ray ballet in the shallow waters around Bora Bora. Don’t forget the variety of sharks that will pass, turtles and schooling barracudas are common. Dive sites not to be missed include: Tapu, Tupitipiti, Anau and Muri Muri. Diving can be done year round and the waters are warm and inviting at 26°C-29°c ( 79°F-84°F), not only warm waters but waters with exceptional visibility. Divers generally can choose from three different types of areas of exploration those include; the lagoon which offers clear warm waters with a shallow environment with high concentrations of colorful fish, shells and corals. The second is the oceanic drop off which is made of large bright coral compositions facing the deep blue waters, where large predators and schools of fish can often be observed. Last to be explored could be the passes where large varieties of bog animals play in a very dynamic environment, the currents tend to be stronger and most dives are considered drift dives. Animals that can be spotted do vary by seasons and where you are situated.

Sting Ray.

Sting Ray.

Turtles.

Turtles.

Hammerhead sharks can be sighted from November to April in the Tuamotu, and from June to November in the Marquesas (they are spotted in the shallows) Manta Rays can be sighted mostly from July to October (depending on the island) Humpback whales can be spotted from July to October (in the Australes and Society archipelagos) Grouper mating season is from May to June in the Tuamotu There are also some fantastic wrecks, caves and coral tunnels to be explored.

Shark Diving.

Shark Diving.

Humpback Whale.

Humpback Whale.

Please note that Tahiti Airlines will authorize excess baggage allowance of up to 25 kgs for diving passengers,flying on Air Tahiti within 7 days of an international arrival. Divers must present their international diving card and international tickets upon check in.

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