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Private beach, white sand, sun-loungers, beach umbrellas
Private beach, white sand, sun-loungers, beach umbrellas
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Guest reviews

4.7 out of 5 Exceptional
130 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Air conditioning
Spa
Restaurant
Breakfast Available
Bar

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationLeopard Rays Trench20 min walk
Popular LocationMatira Beach2 min drive
Popular LocationMatira Point2 min drive
AirportBora Bora (BOB-Motu Mute)104 min drive

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About this area

Bora Bora

Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island is located on a private beach and in an area with good airport proximity. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Matira Beach and Mt. Otemanu. Discover the area's water adventures with waterskiing, parasailing and windsurfing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails. Guests love the resort's quiet location.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Moti Piti Aau Beach - 17 min walk
  • Leopard Rays Trench - 20 min walk
  • Matira Beach - 2 min drive
  • Matira Point - 2 min drive
  • Mt. Otemanu - 17 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportBora Bora (BOB-Motu Mute) - 104 min drive

Restaurants

  • Fare Tama'a Maitai - 13 min walk
  • Fare Manuia - 18 min walk
  • Moi Here - 19 min walk
  • L'Elixir - 3 min drive
  • Tiki Bar Bora Bora - 3 min drive

About this property

Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island

Resort with private beach and full-service spa
Spend the day relaxing on Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island's private white sand beach or pampering yourself at the resort's full-service spa. All 31 rooms feature thoughtful touches such as free minibar items and espresso makers, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find balconies, 24-hour room service and DVD players.
Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island offers 31 forms of accommodation with DVD players and free minibar items. Rooms open to balconies. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes and telephones. Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and complimentary bottles of water. In-room massages and an iron/ironing board can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the resort include a private beach.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including reflexology.

The spa is open daily.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge) from 6:30 AM to 6:30 PM
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10 AM: XPF 4000 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Full-service spa
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Access to nearby outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • DVD player
  • Access to nearby outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Outdoors

  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Garden
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Private beachfront location
  • Rooftop terrace

Spa

  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Reflexology
  • Spa open daily

More

  • Beach towels
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • TV/satellite channels
  • DVD player
  • LCD TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Espresso maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Free minibar

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Desk
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Renovations and closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 12 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 12 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: XPF 15500
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: XPF 15500 (from 12 to 18 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: XPF 26500
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: XPF 26500 (from 12 to 18 years old)
  • A tax is imposed by the city: XPF 200 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: XPF 4000 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: XPF 6392 per person (one-way)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
For safety reasons, minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult who exercises parental authority while in overwater bungalows.

We should mention

Guests must transfer via boat to the property; guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Reservations are required for massage services; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Children 12 years old and younger are not permitted at this property

Property is also known as

Bora Bora Private
Bora Bora Private Island
Bora Bora Private Island Sofitel
Private Island Bora Bora
Sofitel Bora Bora Private
Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island
Sofitel Private Island
Sofitel Private Island Bora Bora
Sofitel Private Island Hotel
Sofitel Private Island Hotel Bora Bora
Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island Hotel
Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island Resort
Sofitel Private Island Resort
Sofitel Bora Bora Private
Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island Resort
Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island Bora Bora
Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island Resort Bora Bora

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island and receive a full refund?
Yes, Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island have a pool?
Yes, this property has outdoor pool access.
Is Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
What time is check-in at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to midnight. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island?
Checkout is at 11:00 AM. Late checkout is available for a fee (subject to availability).
Does Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of XPF 6392 per person, one-way, applies.
Where is Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island located?
Nestled on the beach, this Bora Bora resort is steps away from Tupitipiti Point, Mt. Otemanu and Motu Piti. Matira Beach and Coral Gardens are also within 1 mile (2 km).
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4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
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The island itself is beautiful, the plants and foliage were amazing. The location of the island is exceptional and there were five or six baby with sharks swimming 10 feet offshore throughout our stay. There is many coral reefs in the area so No need to spend extra money booking a snorkeling trip, just bring your snorkel and fins. The rooms themselves could use a little maintenance but we’re comfortable. Unfortunately the layout of the resort offers very little privacy because all of the bungalows are close together With the outdoor areas all visible to each other. My husband and I had to be careful because our ocean view bungalow was directly behind the overwater bungalows and they could look right through our balcony into our bedroom if we didn’t have the black out curtains closed all the way. Being a small boutique resort with only 33 Bungalows they could utilize the space so much better. The staff did not speak very good English which made it difficult to communicate at times. The food was mediocre with exuberant pricing and the staff was visibly unhappy when we declined not to eat at the restaurant. The boat shuttle that takes you across to the mainland was convenient and even if we showed up at a time that wasn’t scheduled they made sure we got back to the resort within a short period of time.
Stayed 5 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Natural Beauty & Tranquility
The Sofitel Private Motu is one the most beautiful and intimate places to stay on Bora Bora. This was my third time there and loved every minute! My new husband and I celebrated our honeymoon at the Sofitel and made some incredible memories thanks to the staff, the natural beauty and the ideal weather and water!
Stayed 6 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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I love the small scale of the property. We came to relax and enjoy nature, not be overrun with people. This location is perfect!
Stayed 9 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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A magical place on a private island where your first step on and last step off will be memorable as you are greeted with warmth and music. The main resort is closed for renovation, if it were open it might have added pool, spa, shops, a distant view of the private island that we were staying on...
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Great stay with excellent staff!
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020