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Akron, Ohio
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Sofitel private island in February after coming from le Taha'a resort. So I feel like we were comparing the 2 the entire time, and the Sofitel just simply doesn't compare to Taha'a . It was nice enough, but just needs some updating. It was also really windy the entire 6 days we were there so we...

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Wisconsin
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

The title says it all. You can view pictures and videos all day long, but until you are there, you have no idea what this place truly is. The water and the mountain backdrop will leave you breathless. It feels like you are on another planet! Though this is a resort, often times we felt like we were the only...

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Ia Orana and thank you for sharing your Magnifique experience at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island! We were very delighted to host you! It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that it will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously...

Long Island, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at this AMAZING place for 6 days last month! We booked our trip through Costco Travel. The package was affordable and well organized. It took us awhile to get here. We flew 6 hours from NY to LA. Then 8.5 hours from LA to Tahiti, and then 50 minutes from Tahiti to Bora Bora, and...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We researched for sometime before deciding on this resort for my husband's 60th birthday. The view to the main island from the deck of our overwater bungalow was amazing. It is easy to snorkel around the island and the coral gardens at the end of the island were fabulous. The coral gardens are visited by many tourist boats daily all...

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Ia Orana and thank you for sharing your Magnifique experience at Sofitel Bora Bora! We were very delighted to host you and we look forward to welcome you back again! Maururu !

Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, we had a wonderful vacation at this resort the last week of March! We stayed in one of the over water bungalows for our 15th anniversary, and this trip exceeded our expectations. The accommodations in the bungalow were very comfortable, the setting is stunningly beautiful, and the resort staff from check in, to the restaurant, to the groundskeepers, to...

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Ia Orana and thank you for sharing your experience in Sofitel Bora Bora! We are very delighted that you had a Magnifique and unique stay in our little piece of paradise. We hope to welcome you back soon! Mauruuru !

San Jose, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best part is really the island itself. The water surrounding the island is just unreal: crystal clear, warm, calm, full of colorful fishes. There is only some 20+ overwater bungalows so it feels very relaxed, like you have the island mostly to yourself. The Aquarium reef on the south side of the island is just a short 10 mins...

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Ia Orana and thank you for sharing your experience in Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island! We are very delighted that you had a Magnifique and unique stay in our little piece of paradise. We hope to welcome you back soon! Mauruuru !

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated my 40th birthday and got married in Bora Bora. The Sofitel Private Island was fabulous! The staff is so kind and helpful. The private island is beautiful! I would highly recommend! Very easy to head over to the main island the so private! Best vacation ever! Thank you!

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Ia Orana and thank you for sharing your experience to Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island! We are very delighted to read that you had a Magnifique and unique stay in our little piece of paradise. We are also happy to see that you had a great 40th birthday and we would like to congratulate you for your wedding! We will...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time in Bora Bora. My husband and I both love snorkeling and tried to pick the best location to snorkel right from our over water bungalow. Now that I've visited the island I can definitely say the Sofitel Private Island is The BEST location! The reef surrounding the island is amazing on all sides, not just...

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Ia Orana and thank you for sharing your experience in Sofitel Bora Bora! We are very delighted that you enjoyed your stay in our little piece of paradise. Please, be sure that we will consider your feedback in order to improve our guests experience. We hope to welcome you back soon! Mauruuru !

Maryville, Tennessee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went to celebrate her 40th birthday and booked Sofitel Private Island through Costco. We requested bungalow 129 or 111. I called prior to our arrival to remind them of our request and they explained that there were no guarantees because travelers come and go daily. This made me rather anxious because I wanted a more private...

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H0564GM, Directeur général at Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, responded to this review

Ia Orana Mrs & Mr McKinneys, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Sofitel February 2017 and had a fabulous time! The breakfast buffet is great, they have so many options and french pressed coffee. The dinner menu is delicious, i didn't want to venture out anywhere else for dinner because I wanted to try everything on the menu! The chef makes a killer savory vanilla sauce, I liked it...

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Ia Orana and thank you for sharing your experience in Sofitel Bora Bora! We are very delighted that you enjoyed your dinning experience with us. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team and especially with Jacques. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking one of the most beautiful lagoons in the world, Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island is located in the heart of the exceptional Matira Bay, nestled on a private islet facing the main island of Bora Bora. A secret hideaway where you can enjoy a peaceful and romantic retreat, regenerate yourself and savour the exquisite feeling of being at home on your own private island. This boutique hotel is emphasizing privacy and intimacy to create a unique experience in the heart of native vegetation surrounded by turquoise water and beautiful coral gardens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island

Address: BP 516, 98730, French Polynesia
Region: French Polynesia > Society Islands > Bora Bora
Price Range: $668 - $1,096 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island 4.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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“There are 31 bungalows available -- 20 over the water and 11 in the garden. I don't think there is any "bad" bungalow here.”
  • Moon over Bora Bora
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  • Looking at Sofitel Private Island (left) from Bora Bora mainland
AvgMom2Travel, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Before checking in, check out the bungalows for the view, water depth, ... Ask to change if you don't like your unit.”
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  • Coral Garden
tonn612, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All the bunglaws provide an excellent view”
  • view of the back of bungalow 122
183rays, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 101 back side of island, semi-over water. Gives you the full lagoon view. Very private, right by the coral gardens.”
  • view from room 101
  • shark outfront of our deck
Ericaboo, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“OWB 129 is the best; end of pier, sunset+direct view of Mount Otemanu, waist deep water+stingrays that swim underneath every night!”
Splashingaround, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
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