InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa And InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa Honored On Travel + Leisure's 2015 World's Best Awards As "World's Best Resorts In Australia, New Zealand, And The South Pacific"

Jul 08, 2015, 14:18 ET from InterContinental Resorts French Polynesia

BORA BORA, French Polynesia, July 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- InterContinental Resorts French Polynesia is pleased to announce that the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa and the InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa were both honored in Travel + Leisure's 2015 World's Best Awards as one of the "World's Best Resorts in Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific."

"Thank you to the readers of Travel + Leisure for this tremendous honor," said Stephane Massarini, General Manager, InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa. "We look forward to providing our guests with an extraordinary stay at our resort."

"We are honored to be recognized as one of the world's best resorts by Travel + Leisure," said Thierry Brovelli, General Manager, InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa. "Our incredible staff is dedicated to providing our guests with an experience at our resort that exceeds expectations and is truly memorable."    

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 and in the August issue of Travel + Leisure magazine.

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 was also the first resort in the world to produces its own air-conditioning from water extracted from the ocean.

The InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa has long been rated the top hotel on the island of Tahiti.  It is located alongside the lagoon with a view of Tahiti's sister island, Moorea.  The resort features 253 guest rooms, including 16 overwater motu bungalows, 14 overwater lagoon bungalows, and 1 overwater motu bungalow. The resort features two restaurants, Le Lotus and Te Tiare, and three bars, the Tiki Bar, Le Lotus Swim Up Bar and the Lobby Bar. Le Lotus restaurant is completely secluded at the far end of the resort with a captivating atmosphere over the lagoon and features a gourmet menu. Te Tiare offers dinner and Tahitian dance shows featuring an expansive buffet with performances by "Hei Tahiti."

The resort also features Deep Nature Spa offering traditional Tahitian signature treatments, two infinity pools, a fitness center, and a lagoonarium containing approximately 2,000 colorful, tropical fish.

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

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 (  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.

Media Contacts:
Vanessa Bloy
InterContinental Resorts French Polynesia
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