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Overview of Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort

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Private beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach towels
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
UNESCO Sustainable Property

Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort

4 out of 5

4.0/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available

Explore the area

    Popular LocationCoral Gardens4 min walk
    Popular LocationLeopard Rays Trench15 min walk
    Popular LocationMatira Beach1 min drive
    AirportBora Bora (BOB-Motu Mute)4 min drive

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Luxury Bungalow, 1 King Bed, Overwater

  • 646 sq ft
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Superior Bungalow, 1 King Bed, Overwater

  • 559 sq ft
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Luxury Bungalow, 1 King Bed, Overwater

  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Superior Bungalow, 1 King Bed, Beachfront

  • 334 sq ft
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Superior Bungalow, 1 King Bed, Garden View

  • 334 sq ft
  • Beach view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

About this area

Bora Bora

Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort is located on a private beach and in an area with good shopping. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Matira Beach and Coral Gardens. Discover the area's water adventures with scuba diving and parasailing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails and ecotours.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Coral Gardens - 4 min walk
  • Motu Piti - 4 min walk
  • Leopard Rays Trench - 15 min walk
  • Matira Point - 20 min walk
  • Matira Beach - 1 min drive

Getting around

  • Motu Mute Airport (BOB) - 5 min drive

Restaurants

  • Latitude 16 — 1 min walk
  • Hurricane — 1 min walk
  • Fare Tama'a Maitai — 9 min walk
  • Fare Manuia — 13 min walk
  • Moi Here — 15 min walk

About this property

Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort

4-star resort on the beach, near Matira Beach
Along with a private beach, this resort has a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a poolside bar, and a snack bar/deli are onsite. All 55 rooms feature thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include balconies or patios, minibars, and room service.
Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort offers 55 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature minibars and safes. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries.

This Bora Bora resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

Recreational amenities at the resort include a private beach and an outdoor pool.

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

Awards and affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–9:30 AM: XPF 4000 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Beach volleyball
  • Helicopter/airplane tours
  • Kayaking
  • Motorized watercraft
  • Outdoor pool
  • Shopping
  • Snorkeling

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning service
  • In-room child care (surcharge)
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library
  • No elevators

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

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

Outdoors

  • Beach loungers
  • Garden
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Private beachfront location
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height counter and sink
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Beach towels
  • Designated smoking areas
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable/satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must travel by boat transfer (surcharge) to this property.
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 are welcome
Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: XPF 4000 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: XPF 12784 per person (roundtrip)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: XPF 6392.00 (roundtrip), (from 3 to 11 years old)

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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a 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, children under 12 years old are not allowed in overwater bungalows. 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

Property is also known as

Marara
Sofitel Bora Bora Beach
Sofitel Bora Bora Beach Resort
Sofitel Marara Beach Resort
Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort
Sofitel Marara
Sofitel Marara Bora Bora Beach Resort
Sofitel Marara Resort
Sofitel Marara Beach
Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach
Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach
Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort Resort
Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort Bora Bora
Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort Resort Bora Bora

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort and receive a full refund?
Yes, Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort?
Check-in begins at 2 PM.
What time is check-out at Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort?
Check-out is at noon.
Does Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs at scheduled times. A fee of XPF 12784 per person applies.
Where is Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort located?
Nestled on the beach, this Bora Bora resort is within a 5-minute walk of Coral Gardens and Motu Piti. Matira Beach and Matira Point are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Overall score and ratings

4.0

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 79 out of 217 reviews
5 - Excellent 36%
Rating 4 - Good. 81 out of 217 reviews
4 - Good 37%
Rating 3 - Okay. 33 out of 217 reviews
3 - Okay 15%
Rating 2 - Poor. 17 out of 217 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 7 out of 217 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.1/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

3.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful and everyone was so friendly! Julien the manager makes everyone feel like they are the most important. We would love to go back!
Stayed 6 nights in Nov 2019

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Private island with beautiful views and tranquility. A fantastic marine reserve that you could swim or kayak to and swim with amazing variety of fish. It was like swimming n an aquarium. Food was terrible!! Food service was bad, wait time for food was painfully long. Bar drinks only looked good, quality disappointing.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The overwater bungalows at the lagoon side was amazing. You can see octopus, reef sharks, stringray and fishes from the balcony
Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
It was amazing experience. Location is great to go to the main island and interact with local as well
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2019

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