Let’s face it, the major resorts in Bora Bora are a wonderful experience but they are certainly not cheap. A more affordable alternative is to stay at a vacation rental on the main island. There are several Bora Bora vacation rentals available on FlipKey for you to choose from. For the price of one night in an overwater bungalow at the major resorts you can stay for almost a week at a vacation rental. Hmm.. How long do you want to stay in Bora Bora?
Here are just a few options for you to check out. Prices may vary on depending on the time you go.
Matira Beach House (From $350/night) 2 Bed – Matira Beach House is beautiful, newly listed and rare Beach front Vacation rental located on Matira’s world famous white sand Beach in Bora Bora.
Bora Bungalove ‘too’ (From $201/night) 2 Bed – You will stay in a bungalow by the lagoon, almost overwater. It’s independent of the main house, has it’s own private shower, toilet and kitchen.
Lady Bora Bora (From $163/night) 1 Bed – Great property on the seafront in a quiet and pleasant, ideal setting for a holiday with family or friends. You can also make reservations for other activities on site.
Bora Bora Bungalow (From $295/night) 1 Bed – First class bungalow. Beautifully designed romantic bungalow in a garden setting with a fabulous view of the Lagoon and Motus. Just steps away from the lagoon. Central air conditioning.
Fare N ° 4 (From $337/night) 2 Bed – One of the most beautiful lagoons in the world from the Emerald turquoise blue green and boasting exceptional views of the motu (Coral islets to the beaches of white sand covered with coconut palms) bungalow is fully independent.
Bora Bungalove (From $103/night) 2 Bed – Located in an exotic garden with waterfall and goldfish pond at the edge of the lagoon with stunning views over the motu Teivaroa, the island of Maupiti, pass Teivanui, the Mount Pahia and Mount Otemanu.
Villa Fetia Iti (From $240/night) 2 Bed – This very exclusive Villa overlooking the crystal blue waters of the lagoon offers incredible romantic sunsets as well as a lot of privacy making it the perfect spot for both honeymooners and families.
Villa Ahuna (From $500/night) 2 Bed – Escape to your private Polynesian Villa on Motu Ahuna and enjoy the luxurious, isolated sanctuary of your exotic fare on Bora Bora, considered one of the most exclusive and beautiful island destinations in the world.
Villa Vahimanui (From $240/night) 2 Bed – This very exclusive Villa overlooking the crystal blue waters of the lagoon offers incredible romantic sunsets as well as a lot of privacy making it the perfect spot for both honeymooners and families.
Marlon Brando’s Bungalow (From $375/night) 2 Bed – James Michener called Bora Bora ‘The most beautiful island in the world. And it is, it really is. Bora Bora is one of the Society Islands in the South Pacific, Tahiti being the largest.
Black Pearl Luxury Bungalow (From $450/night) 1 Bed – This is a luxurious as it gets. A gorgeous covered terrace, overlooking the lagoon and palm tree-covered islands, just a few hundred yards away, is fully furnished with quality outdoor furniture and gas barbecue.
Private House (From $320/night) 2 Bed – House at Bora Bora’s atol is endless beaches, privacy, quietness & undisturbed nature. No TV, no traffic, no roads, no pollution. This is best place for You who trying get away from civilization.
Why Choose a Vacation Rental?
Bora Bora vacation rentals give you the unique opportunity to explore the island at your own pace. Most all property owners are extremely helpful and will pick you up from the marina when your flight arrives. They will also let you know about many of the available excursions on the island, just like the big resorts do.
Some vacation rentals even provide bicycles or scooters for you to ride around the island. Jessica and I stayed at one vacation rental for an entire week and loved it. For a little extra money the property owner offered us a rental car and we used it to grab groceries and circle the island and check out all the sights. It was a wonderful opportunity to see Bora Bora from a local perspective.
If the vacation rental doesn’t have immediate access to the lagoon, no problem. Luckily one of the best beaches in the world is open to the public and its located on Pointe Matira. There you will find a white sandy beach with incredible clear water and its an amazing spot to watch the sunset.
TripAdvisor has the biggest directory of homes, apartments, and unusual rentals listed by owner. Its comparable quality to the big resorts but at a fraction of the price. So I would browse through the available vacation rental options on FlipKey if you’re considering visiting Bora Bora on a budget.