InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa Honored By TripAdvisor

   InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa Honored By TripAdvisor

A Travellers' Choice 2013 Winner and One of the "Top 10 Hotels for Romance in
the South Pacific"

PR Newswire

BORA BORA, French Polynesia, Feb. 25, 2013

BORA BORA, French Polynesia, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The
InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa has been honored as a
Travellers' Choice 2013 Winner and one of the "Top 10 Hotels for Romance in
the South Pacific" by TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, enabling
travelers to plan and have the perfect trip, featuring more than 60 million
travel reviews and opinions from travelers around the world.

The InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa offers an enchanting
setting to celebrate weddings, honeymoons, anniversaries, or just enjoy a
romantic holiday in intimate luxury in one of its 80 lavish overwater villas
with breathtaking views of majestic Mount Otemanu, and the pampering of the
resort's award-winning staff. Romantic experiences guests can enjoy at the
resort include:

  oDream Weddings – Custom-tailored weddings at the resort's private beach,
    on a secluded islet, or in its renowned Blue Lagoon Chapel—the world's
    first overwater chapel with glass bottom floors and stunning views of
    Mount Otemanu. Polynesian entertainment, Deep Ocean Spa services, hair
    styling, make-up sessions, flower arrangements, photo sessions, video
    shoots, and receptions can also be easily arranged by the resort's expert
    wedding planners.

  oUnforgettable Honeymoons – Upon arrival, honeymooners receive a tropical
    flower arrangement and half bottle of French Champagne. Couples staying
    two nights receive a special honeymoon gift from the resort. On the fourth
    night, a pareu is offered to the bride and t-shirt to the groom. After
    seven nights, a bountiful breakfast is delivered by canoe to the couple's
    overwater villa. A romantic dinner for two is arranged by the resort for
    honeymooners staying 10 or more nights.

  oInspiring Vow Renewal Ceremonies – A traditional Polynesian ceremony is
    offered by the resort for couples wishing to re-affirm their love for one
    another complete with officiant, local musician, pareus, white leis flower
    necklaces and crowns, and "Tapa" certificate.

  oRomantic Dinners – Couples can indulge in an exquisite dinner at a private
    table decorated with tropical flowers and candles in a secluded area of
    one the resort's restaurants, the terrace of their villa, a pontoon facing
    Mount Otemanu, or on a private, white-sand beach under the stars.

  oRomantic Touches – Private sunset cruises on a jet boat or catamaran, a
    photo shoot by a professional photographer, or sailing on a traditional
    pirogue to a secluded motu set with a gourmet menu and Champagne are all
    magical experiences that the resort can orchestrate.

  oSignature "World of Weddings" Pink Canoe – Couples can enjoy a photo
    session on board the resort's famous "World of Weddings" pink outrigger
    canoe, enjoying a romantic cruise through the lagoon while sipping a
    signature "Pink Wow" cocktail or Champagne.

A resource for couples planning their wedding or holiday is the resort's
Facebook site, Bora Bora Wedding Romance Experiences, which showcases
weddings, vow renewals, blessing ceremonies, romantic dinners, and activities
by resort guests.

Most recently, the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa was
recognized on the prestigious Conde Nast Traveler 2013 Gold List as one of
"The World's Best Places to Stay" and was honored as one of the top five
resorts in Oceania by Conde Nast Traveler on its "Best in the World 2012"
list. The resort also appeared on the 2012 Gold List of Conde Nast Traveller,
the U.K.'s leading travel magazine, receiving "Best for Service" in French
Polynesia. Other accolades the resort received in 2012 include Travel +
Leisure's "World's Best Service" list and "French Polynesia's Leading Spa
Resort" in the World Travel Awards.

For information and rates for InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa
call 1-888 IC HOTELS (1-888-424-6835) or visit

Images of the resort are available at

About InterContinental Resorts French Polynesia
Owned and operated by Richard H. Bailey and his company, Pacific Beachcomber
S.C., there are four InterContinental Hotels & Resorts in French Polynesia:
InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa, InterContinental Bora Bora
Le Moana Resort, InterContinental Tahiti Resort, and InterContinental Moorea
Resort & Spa. Each of the resorts has completed multimillion dollar
enhancements over the course of the last five years and all have achieved
"EarthCheck Silver Certification," recognizing their significant commitment
towards achieving environmental and social sustainability.

Media Contact:
Vanessa Bloy
InterContinental Resorts French Polynesia

SOURCE InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa

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