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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. Fully appointed kitchen with refrigerator with ice maker, induction stove top (HOB), telescoping downdraft cooking vent and dishwasher. Washer and dryer, gas Weber outdoor grill, two bicycles with helmets, two stand-up paddle boards and paddles, two inflatable kayaks/paddles and two sets of snorkeling gear (fins, masks and snorkels).
We had a terrific stay at this incredible bungalow. Christophe and Ginou were terrific and helped orient us upon arrival. The interior of the bungalow is exquisite and incredibly comfortable in every way. There was also a big, lovely bowl of fruit and some beverages in the fridge. This was a welcome addition because we had a hard time finding the same fruit at the market. The highlight of our stay was discovering Ed's great two man kayak and venturing across the lagoon to small motus for snorkeling. We've never experienced snorkeling this incredible.
The only downside was the road construction going on just below the bungalow. It was quite noisy and dusty and not the relaxing veranda we would have liked, but this was just unfortunate timing on our part. However, even without the construction, the road is somewhat noisy with motorbike and auto traffic.
It was a wonderful vacation and I'm very happy we stayed here.
We enjoyed the car rental also it allowed us to tour the island and look on our own. The home was beautiful and comfortable, we enjoyed cooking and enjoying our nights on the patio. We didn't swim down below wasn't so inviting. Went to Matira Beach enjoyed. You can also go to hotels like The Beach spent day had lunch great snorkeling. Our host that met us knew little English. So we spoke to their niece a couple of times. Had a little trouble learning how to work things but figured it out. Not for the weak, lots of climbing and walking up and down . When going down to Laundry room can be dangerous, no handrail and can be slippery.
What was great when we arrived their was fresh fruit, wine,beer on the refrigerator. We actually took our own beverages. But the odd thing is when we were leaving Christopher the host kept asking us if we left the wine in refrigerator we thought that was odd. But we told him we pretty much left everything that was in refrigerstor plus more. Boating a must to do call La Plage, they are on Matira Beach .
It was great, just the two of us , go to see Corral and the 100's of fish and stingersys. Great snorkeling . Jet Sking the best call Moana Adventure ask for Nicole to be your guide 2 hours of fun. Can't wait to go back we love it there people are warm and loving. Mostly French is spoken. I would stay at Condo 100% again.
The best I have experienced, having visited Bora Bora five different times, over 45 years.
This is a recently remolded single bedroom house in a complex called the "Condominiums" that sits on the mountain side above the road overlooking the lagoon. The photos of the house are spot on and the view is spectacular. We spent a ton of time on the deck and remained dry and comfortable even during the rain. There are 2 Specialized hybrid street bicycles, 2 stand-up paddle boards (SUPs), a washer and dryer and a monster air conditioner! We couldn't have been more pleased. This might be one of the nicest properties on the island. The rental car available at the property meant never having to wait for a ride on a spontaneous outing. The hosts met us at the ferry, escorted us to the house, gave us the run-through, left their phone numbers and made themselves available as needed. The information books at the house provided everything we needed to know.
Some things to be aware of. The house sits above the only real road on the island and there are plenty of vehicles on the island that don't know what a muffler is. The driveway is really steep and it is about 100 stairs up from the roadway. There are roosters everywhere (including the resorts we are told). We didn't partake in the SUP's but it could be a chore to get them up and down. There is not a significant beach here but there is a picnic bench that is on the water. I gather it's not safe to leave things unattended here as one of the residents was nice enough to warn us and held on to our bag when we were in the water.
The property is 10 minutes by car to town and 15 to the nicest public beach. This was exactly what we wanted and provided the perfect non-resort experience we were looking for.
If your not looking to be at a resort so that you can experience the island we highly recommend this very private house!
To experience Bora Bora's heartbeat, culture and cuisine, imagine yourself on a hillside overlooking the lagoon and its various ever-changing shades of blue. Ed and JoAnne Grammens redesigned and furnished HERE MOANA on the northern end of the island as a luxurious bungalow with taste, functionality and all of the amenities of comfort.
The availability of a car; the option of going into town or staying away from the maddening crowd; access to their snorkeling and boating equipment; and the guidance provided in a book written by the Grammens on how to enjoy HERE MOANA and the island help you do what you want to do when you want to do it. Eat in, including an easy-to-use outdoor Weber grille. Eat out. Swim here. Snorkel there. Dance with the mantas. Fish for Pacific Blue.
All in all, HERE MOANA allows you to make your Bora Bora trip very personal. Ed and JoAnne provide you with the opportunity, knowledge and facilities. The rest is in your hands.
The bungalow was everything that we hoped it would be and more. The photos do not do it justice. We really loved our stay here and hope to return one day soon.
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My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
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