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Fringed by powder soft sand and stunning turquoise seas, the St Regis Resort sits upon 44 acres on an isle within Bora Bora’s much photographed lagoon.
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All 91 Villas are air conditioned, with a private patio or deck, and outdoor showers. In addition to this, guests can enjoy the 24 hour St Regis Butler service, to ensure that their every whim is catered for. Many of the iconic Over-Water bungalows feature a glass floor panel, with views of the plethora of colourful fish below. The Premium Overwater Villas include a Jacuzzi on the terrace, whilst the stunning Royal Overwater Pool Villas are the perfect choice for families, with two bedrooms, and a private swimming pool. Back on dry land, a collection of Beach and Oceanfront Villas offer private gardens and beachfront pools.
Breakfast is served at the Polynesian inspired Te Pahu restaurant, with an expansive American Breakfast buffet. The weekly Polynesian evening also takes place at Te Pahu each Wednesday, with a traditional dance show, and a menu of local specialities, including plenty of fresh seafood. Sushi Take offers Tahiti's first Sushi and Sake restaurant, or indulge at the signature LAGOON restaurant, where revered chef Jean-George Vongerichten has prepared an inspired French and Asian infused menu. The Far Neinte Ristorante offers Italian comfort food, expertly matched with regional wines curated by the sommelier. Laid back lunches can be taken at the Aparima Bar, which also features a swim up bar.
Located on its own private island in the lagoon, lies the Miri Miri Spa by Clarins. Indulge in a variety of treatments, from Polynesian to Balinese, to sports massages, facial treatments and body scrubs. Saunas, steam rooms and whirlpools, as well as a shared relaxation room are added post treatment indulgences.
During your stay, snorkel the vibrant lagoon reefs, arrange diving trips to explore stunning off shore reefs, or enjoy a variety of water sports, including sailing, jet-ski trips and wakeboarding. Tennis and Yoga are offered in resort, as well as bicycle rentals and hiking trails (including tackling Mount Otemanu for the adventurous!) Exploring further afield in Polynesia, the resort offers an array of day trips, including island hopping, visits to pearl farms, jeep tours, or trips to the Bora Bora Turtle Centre, which aims to raise awareness about sea turtles, and the sustainable management of their habitat.
Why we love it
Whether it's a couple looking for a tropical escape from the city, or a family with child explorers, St Regis has the facilities and activities to cater for everyone.
Beki, Original Traveller