This is it, you’ve found it – the perfect holiday destination. The famed beauty and idyllic charm of Bora Bora has enchanted many a holidaymaker and the island is regarded as paradise on Earth with it’s stunning lagoon, vibrant underwater life and luxurious resorts dotted among the evergreen flora. The characteristic over-water bungalows are like sea oysters, clinging to the shallow lagoon and hiding a gorgeous pearl of luxury inside. If you’re looking for an authentic Bora Bora experience with a touch of luxury and your private over-water bungalow, search no more and take a look at the Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort.

La vita è bella on Bora Bora

Whether you’re looking for an unforgettable honeymoon destination, a place where you can escape the everyday world or simply want to treat yourself to something really special, the Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort is a place made of dreams. This 4 star resort is packed with luxury, comfort and tropical life, so take a look at the photos and don’t be scared to dream big!

Bora Bora over-water bungalows

The suites of the resort are all over-water bungalows with decor kept in tune with the tropical island theme. You can observe the colourful fish through the glass viewing platform in the floor, or simply step into the clear lagoon waters and take a deep breath of the fresh, paradise air.

Bora Bora interior

Feeling peckish? The hotel restaurant offers exquisite blend of Polynesian and French cuisines and you can choose to dine on the golden beach with the softest carpet of sand under your feet or in the restaurant pavilion with a wooden ceiling. The Hurricane Bar offers some gorgeous views of the pool and the lagoon and was named after the 1977 film – for which the hotel was built!

Bora Bora dining

The excellent hotel spa will indulge all your senses with personalised treatments and gorgeous views of the island and the Southern Pacific. Whether you choose to relax during a massage, in the Jacuzzi or in the spacious pool that blends into the soothing ocean waters, you’ll be doing your body and mind a favour. Life is so clear and simple on Bora Bora!

Bora Bora pool

The beach might be gorgeous, but you’ll be itching to explore the dazzling island and feel a little bit adventurous. The hotel offers bike and boat hire as well as guided excursions. The underwater world of Bora Bora is simply unmatched and you can explore the lagoon and greet the underwater dwellers during a spot of diving or snorkeling, or while enjoying a glass bottom boat ride or kayaking. Fancy a bit of a thrill? Water skiing and parasailing are also available.

Bora Bora Lagoon

The exciting settlement of Veitape is just 8 km away and makes for a great day trip during which you’ll be able to admire the local customs and culture, as well as experience the typical local cuisine. You can also organise a hike to the peak of Mont Otemanu and marvel at the gorgeous views of the island.

How to reach the paradise resort on Bora Bora

If this place has given you the urge to pack your bikini and hop on an airplane that will take you far away from the boring, grey everyday? Getting to Bora Bora might take some time, but a holiday here is definitely worth it! There are indirect flights to Bora Bora from all major UK airports and you can search for flights with my Flight Fare Finder. The Bora Bora Airport is approx. 8 miles away from the resort with boat transfers available.

Wow, this has got to be one of the most amazing resorts. Although a holiday there might be just a distant dream for some of us, there are other resorts and over-water bungalows on Bora Bora that can offer stunning views and gentle hum of the ocean with a slightly less luxurious price tag.