BORA BORA, FRENCH POLYNESIA – July 3, 2014 – InterContinental Resorts French Polynesia is pleased to announce that the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa was honored in Travel + Leisure’s 2014 World’s Best Awards as one of the “Top Resorts in Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific.”
“We would like to thank the readers of Travel + Leisure for this tremendous honor,” said Guillaume Epinette, General Manager, InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa. “Our exceptional staff is devoted to providing our guests with extraordinary experiences at our resort.”
The magazine’s prestigious annual readers’ survey reveals favorite cities, hotels, islands, cruise lines, spas, airlines, airports, and more. The list of World’s Best Awards winners is available at www.travelandleisure.com and in the August issue of Travel + Leisure magazine, on newsstands July 18.
The InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa is located on a virgin beach on Motu Piti Aau with breathtaking views of Bora Bora’s majestic Mount Otemanu. Known for its exemplary service to its guests, the resort features a number of unique attributes, including: 80 luxurious overwater villas each with a split-level terrace and sundeck for easy access to the turquoise waters of the lagoon; two of the finest culinary experiences in French Polynesia at its restaurants Reef and Corail; and the first overwater wedding chapel with glass bottom floor in French Polynesia.
The resort’s Deep Ocean Spa by Algotherm is the very first spa to utilize the benefits of deep-sea water and minerals extracted from the Pacific Ocean in its signature spa treatments. It is also the first resort in the world that produces its own air-conditioning from water extracted from the ocean.
In addition to its Travel + Leisure recognition, the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa was honored on Condé Nast Traveler’s “2014 Gold List,” recognized as one of the “World’s Best Beach Hotels” and for having one of the most “Beautiful Hotel Pools.” The resort was also honored recently on the list of “Top 25 Hotels for Romance in the South Pacific” and as one of the “Top 25 Luxury Hotels in the South Pacific” by TripAdvisor. Earlier this year, InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa was awarded Global Traveler’s “Special Achievement Award for Outstanding Environmental Initiatives.”
For information and rates for the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa, call 1-888 IC HOTELS (1-888-424-6835) or visit www.tahiti.intercontinental.com.
About InterContinental Resorts French Polynesia
Owned and operated by Richard H. Bailey and his company, Pacific Beachcomber S.C., there are four InterContinental Resorts in French Polynesia: InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa, InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort, InterContinental Tahiti Resort, and InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa (www.tahitiresorts.intercontinental.com). Each of the resorts has completed multimillion dollar enhancements over the course of the last five years and all have achieved “EarthCheck Certification,” recognizing their significant commitment towards achieving environmental and social sustainability.