Intercontinental Thalasso Spa

Amazing Bora Bora Resort Pool
Photography: Ben Duluc


5 Star Rating
Location- Motu Piti Aau
Distance From Airport –
20 minutes by boat
Phone – 689-40-607600


With guestrooms comprised of exclusively over-water bungalows, this resort is an excellent choice for travelers who have always dreamed of staying in this uniquely Polynesian accommodation.  Deep Ocean Spa features an additional spa bungalow, where guests can enjoy a session of their choice while watching sea life through the glass floor.


Home to the award-wining Deep Ocean Spa, Intercontinental Thalasso Spa is the first resort in French Polynesia to offer all over-water accommodation. Whether you’re looking for a gourmet meal or a creative cocktail, this resort offers a variety of dining options to meet every desire. Located on Motu Piti Aau, this eco-friendly resort features stylish facilities and extensive activity options that range from diving and kayaking, to satisfying work-outs in the resort’s modern fitness center.

Restaurant & Bars

In addition to convenient 24-hour room service, Intercontinental Thalasso Spa offers 4 on-site dining options, including the Corail restaurant, which is home to the largest wine cellar in French Polynesia.

The Reef: This gourmet restaurant overlooking the lagoon offers French cuisine for breakfast and dinner.

The Sands: This casual beachfront brasserie serves international and local cuisine for lunch and dinner.

The Corail: This fine-dining restaurant offers French cuisine for dinner, complimented by an excellent selection of wines.

Bubbles Bar:  This trendy beachfront bar offers drinks, cocktails and light snacks.

Guest Rooms

The resort’s 95 square meter over-water villas offer traditional Polynesian furnishings, enhanced by the latest in modern technology. Bedrooms feature glass walls overlooking the lagoon, while living rooms offer glass coffee tables, which provide private views of the aquatic life below. All villas include shady terraces, direct access to the lagoon and exotic outdoor showers.

Emerald Villas: These villas offer beach and resort views.

Sapphire Villas: These villas feature views of the lagoon and Bora Bora’s main island.

Diamond Villas: These villas offer views of Mount Otemanu and the lagoon.


The resort’s full-service spa is the first thalassotherapy center built in the South Pacific. The spa uses waters drawn from deep in the Pacific Ocean as part of its rejuvenating treatments. While this spa is easily the resort’s most prominent feature, there are also a variety of water sport activities offered on-site, including kayaking, canoeing, sailing, snorkeling and scuba diving. Other amenities of this resort include:

  • Private beach
  • Outdoor pool and 3 spa tubs
  • Currency exchange
  • Common area wireless access
  • Gift shop
  • Free parking
  • Business center and meeting facilities
  • Administrative services
  • Concierge services
  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor tennis courts
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Free beach cabanas
  • Helicopter/airplane tours
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Personal motorized watercraft
  • Running track
  • Babysitting and child care services

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