Bora-Bora Island, which remains as one of the top 10 island holiday spots for the rich and famous, can now be yours for a week but for a premium price tag of $1 million. The Four Seasons Resort on the Island, is offering its premium guests with the options of hiring out the entire space, along with unlimited access to its exotic food outlets, spa treatments, fitness center, event rooms, tennis courts, and most importantly, the string of 100 overwater cabanas and 7 beachfront villas. With direct access to perhaps the best weather conditions for indulging in water sports and other beach oriented activities, the French Polynesia, the vacationers perhaps can’t look much further than this for guilty indulgence. We are perhaps guessing that one would emerge a different person after the week spent here.
Rent: $1 million for a week, with capacity of up to 200 guests at a time.
Located in the Society Islands of the French Polynesia, this island became a French colony in the year 1888, when their queen was forced to abdicate the throne, and hand over power to France. Never the less, being located in Pacific Ocean, it is endowed with natural wonders and exotic beaches making it a dream holiday destination of the rich and famous, including the likes of Hollywood big-wigs Nicole Kidman, Vince Vaughan, Keith Urban and Kardashian sisters. The privacy and intimacy of the ambiance coupled with the views of the deep blue waters full of varied flora and fauna, along with the land filled with dense forestry are ideal for letting go of hectic city lives, and the Four Seasons Resort promises precisely that.
Accommodation options would include 2 categories, overwater bungalows, and beach front villas. With the bungalows there are 100 options form a string of thatch roof cabana like houses, located directly on the ocean waters. These houses offer views of the endless waters outside, as well as bay area of the island. Due to this uniqueness, they become an ideal place from where one can go scuba diving, snorkeling, or racing in water scooters. As for the beach front villas go, these are considerably large accommodations, or rather mini-resorts of a kind. Though they resemble the traditional thatched roof design on the exterior, they are fully endowed with modern and aesthetic amenities on the inside, including ornamental teakwood decoration on the walls and furnishings, apart from the gadgets which are fitted in most areas, including the bathrooms.
Bora-Bora Island would give the guests 6 dining options to choose from;
Arii Moana- serving French and Polynesian delicacies, and overlooks the lagoon outside
Tere Nui- Open air but partly thatch roofed restaurant which is known for serving freshly baked products, hence are known for the elaborate breakfast buffet, and also their thematic dining experience.
Sunset Restaurant and Bar- An ideal place for indulging in drinks and cocktails with one’s close friends, watching over the setting sun in the horizon. Sandwiches, fresh salads, and desserts are a specialty here.
Fare Hoa beach bar- Though very similar in theme to the Sunset bar, this outlet has the additional advantage of seeing the sunsets every day, as compared to the other outlets.
Romantic Dinners- This dinner could be availed at any restaurant or within the accommodation areas, where there is a 3-tier meal for a couple in intimate settings. There is also the expertise of a trained Executive chef who will help guests, prepare their own menu.
In-Bungalow dining- This will include enjoying multi-cuisine meals within the private setting of the villas. Best recommended place are the individual terraces, where panoramic views of the ocean are on display as well.
Holistic Spa- Bora Bora Island is known for its rare natural gifts, and this spa uses a lot of these to offer exotic treatments to guests patronizing this outlet. An ideal space for those who prefer getting naturally rejuvenated.
Fitness Centre- Fully equipped with the top brass of fitness equipment, this place is meant for those who enjoy getting back their fitness by sweating it out in the gymnasium. Whether its the steam room, or cardio-vascular exercises, weight trainings, or even the yoga platform, this outlet caters to the health freaks amongst the guests.
Infinity Pool- This is another place where water birds amongst guests could indulge in some breath taking views of the ocean. Due to its unique design, the pool blends into the ocean, giving a very exotic experience indeed.
Event Rooms- Just in case one would like to get married on the island, or have a private party, the event room is just the place to be. There is even a chapel, where marriages are a common site apart from religious sermons from time to time.
Kahaia Spa- Meant mainly for the couples, this is a spa with views of the Mount Otemanu and its neighboring dense green valleys. This would enhance the experience of getting rejuvenated right in the lap of nature.
Tennis Court- For those who love to spend their evenings, or a part of the day indulging in games, the tennis court offers ideal playing conditions on their 2 courts.
Apart from these, there are also options for going on a local sea tour on the 40-passenger catamaran boat, spending time in the lagoon sanctuary, or simply taking family tours at the Chill Island. In case there are business meetings to be taken care of, a fully fledged business center is on offer as well.