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The coconut forests and colourful villages of Bora Bora are home to Le Meriden, located on the southern point of Motu Piti Aau and set on a stunning islet.
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Le Meriden Bora Bora has a variety of bungalow styles, so guests can chose the space which is right for them. The Beach Bungalows and Pool Beach Villas are perfect for families, surrounded by coconut trees and lush vegetation. Over-water Bungalows are ideal for travellers seeking romance and seclusion. Each suite features a large, private deck from which beautiful sunsets can be enjoyed. Ladders from the decking make it easy to slip into the refreshing lagoon waters. At the beginning of the pontoon sit the Lagoon Bungalows, which have glorious views of Mount Otemanu.
Dining is a varied mix at Le Meriden and Le Tipanie Restaurant offers themed buffets or candlelit a la carte dinners, depending on the day. With a thatched room and a carpet of sand, Le Te Ava provides guests with light lunches, refreshing drinks and a relaxed atmosphere. Alternatively, sip on an exotic cocktail served at the Miki Miki Bar, which is designed as the prow of a ship, pointing towards Mount Otemanu. Le Meriden also has an Italian restaurant and poolside bar, meaning that there is never a shortage of dining options.
There are plenty of activities for all the family, including snorkelling, kayaking or swimming in either of the hotel's luxury infinity pools. Le Meriden is surrounded by exciting wildlife and guests can visit the Turtle Sanctuary to observe marine turtles in their natural environment. The hotel has a children's playground and child-sized windsurfing and snorkelling equipment, so parents need not worry that their little ones might get bored.
Why we love it
Le Meriden offers a plethora of food, accommodation and activities in an area of immense natural beauty. Some of our favourite activities include shark and ray feeding and the opportunity to ride in a traditional dugout canoe.
Beki, Original Traveller