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Splendid Villa Overlooking the Lagoon of Bora Bora. Honeymooners & Families

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4). Perfect spot for Honeymooners & Families.

Welcome to VILLA VAHIMANUI your vacation paradise in Bora Bora!

VILLA VAHIMANUI is located hillside 100ft (30 meters) above sea level and only 160 ft (50 meters) from the lagoon. 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.

Enjoy the placid waters of the lagoon with its extraordinary colourful tropical fish allowing endless snorkeling in turquoise and pristine warm waters!The house is surrounded by beautiful exotic and tropical fruit trees in a manicured garden.

This unique, recently built, 1200 square-foot (110 m2) home is part of a famous luxury complex started by Marlon Brando and Jack Nicholson. The villa accomodation includes 2 bedrooms with air conditioning, 1 bathroom, a modern full kitchen fit for a chef, a living room and a large covered terrace-lanai overlooking the lagoon.

The interior of this luxury wooden built house is particularly roomy thanks to a cathedral ceiling with a spacious living room and one of the bedrooms opened into it allowing exclusive views right from your king sized bed. The house has been completely redesigned and remodelled in 2017 with maximum comfort and relaxation in mind.

This piece of paradise is very much in demand. So book early in advance your South Pacific vacation and contact us today : with the pleasure of having you as our guests at VILLA VAHIMANUI!

Tahiti, the port of entry of French Polynesia is linked by non stop scheduled flights to Los Angeles, NZ, Japan, Hawaii, Australia and with one stop to Paris and most European cities. From Tahiti, a 45-minute-flight takes you to Bora Bora.

The internal airline company in French Polynesia is AIR TAHITI. There are 9 flight connections per day between Tahiti and Bora Bora.

The plane from Tahiti lands in Bora Bora on Motu Mute, an offshore islet.Then a free shuttle brings you across the lagoon to VAITAPE, Bora Bora's main village. On the wharf in Vaitape, a dedicated taxi driver showing your name will wait for you and drive you to the house (the taxi is paid by me). At the house, my local correspondents will welcome you and give you the key of the car and show you around the house.


Because there is no public transport service on Bora Bora, you need to rent a car to be independant on the island during your stay . It is essential to go shopping, to go to the restaurant or to visit Bora Bora. Since the car rental companies are very expensive on the island, we offer a car rental service exclusively dedicated to the guests of the Villa (5 seats/automatic gearbox/comprehensive insurance/air conditioning). The rates are unbeatable! Way below the rates of rental companies on the island.

Feel free to ask for this service when booking your stay!

Keywords: waterfront vacation rentals, beach vacation rentals,

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Member since: 2005
Speaks english, french, german
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
25 May, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in French Polynesia

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed , Air conditioning, lagoon view
    Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , Air Conditioning, LED HD TV + SAT RECEIVER
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Wonderful on site snorkeling and fish-feeding.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Splendid Villa Overlooking the Lagoon of Bora Bora. Honeymooners & Families
average rating of 4.785714 based on 42 reviews
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Boro Boro

  • 5 of 5

Very clean place, and the owner is very responsive. He is patient with questions. The view is amazing. The convenience of the car rental and the fact that he arranges for your pick and drop off is much appreciaited. There are screens on the windows, so it is fun to keep them open. the air conditioning was a real plus in Febuary!

  • Review Submitted: 26/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Kim and Lisa, thank you very much for your very nice comments! It was a pleasure to have you as guests at my house! So nice to hear that you enjoyed my house on Bora Bora! Warm regards to you and your friends! Pierre
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San Antonio, TX

The property was more amazing in person than I saw in pictures. A must stay and recommendation!

  • 5 of 5

The overall stay was priceless. The cleanliness of the home was superb. The care providers of this property were very professional, kind and generous. Very thorough in making sure we were comfortable, transportation was available and answered all questions we had. I really like the owner and his team for assisting in making this vacation one we will never forget. We enjoyed the view, the hospitality and the warm welcome and see you next year farewell. I really enjoyed and so did my better half, the cake that was special order upon my request to celebrate her birthday. Thank you all. I would definitely recommend this as a place to reside if you ever visit Bora Bora.

  • Review Submitted: 15/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Simply Amazing

  • 4 of 5

This home had just about everything you needed to make it feel just like home. Clean, well appointed with a view that I still am having dreams about. The longer I stayed, the more it felt like home. I cooked quite a few meals and the kitchen had everything that I needed to facilitate that. Pierre and the amazing couple (Nathalie and Bartholomew) that he utilizes to manage the property are all wonderful and quick to address questions and issues. The home is directly across the lagoon from the airport so if not too busy out-you can catch some arrivals and departures :-)! Make sure to reserve Pierres rental car -it is a wonderful aide and fun to drive. The view, the view, the view-enough cannot be said about the view.

The four stars (instead of five) are for very minor issues (which would not preclude me from staying here again):

-There has already been mentioned the climb from the parking pad to the home (it is four sets of stairs-so if that is a problem for you be aware),

-Bring bath linen. There were 2 sets of beach towel-like towels in the unit (no face or hand towels). Glad I had prepared,

-Don't know if late March is typically very hot/humid but it certainly was the week we were there (Mar 26-31). Both bedrooms are air conditioned and work extremely well-so there is that relief. But the main area which is where you want to be is not air-conditioned and receives all the gloriousness of the sun midday. The living area and bath become extremely warm and humid even with the fans going at all times. Mornings and evenings are pure heaven though.

-We did not have TV in either bedroom (master wasn't working and not one in the second bedroom). Not a biggie but in the heat of the day-it would have been nice to have.

All in all, we had a fantastic stay and would certainly come back again to “Villa Vahimanui”! It was a quiet, relaxed week with access to as much or little as we wanted. Bora Bora is amazingly gorgeous! Thanks so much Pierre for hosting us! Hope to see you again soon!

  • Review Submitted: 09/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Denise, thank you very much for your nice comments! towels: we provide 2 large bath towels per person and a beach towel but it is always possible to get additional ones if needed. Just ask! As mentioned to you upon arrival, the TV receiver in the bedroom was out of order (we receive a new one at the end of this week) but the TV receiver and the TV in the living room work perfectly well, we have just verified that. You should have asked Nathalie and Barthélémy, they would have helped you. They both are at the disposal of our guests and they do their utmost to provide the best experience to our guests. We are happy to see that you enjoyed the house, its amenities, the views and all the activities that Bora Bora offers. Warm regards. Pierre
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  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location and home. Kitchen well organized and appointed. Appliances new and very nice. Charming house with unbelievable views. Stairs a bit of a climb but not a problem as they are well maintained. Air conditioned bedrooms almost too cool. Evening breeze is very comfortable on deck or inside home. Immaculate! Natalie and husband very well organized and responsive to questions. Had no problems. Take advantage of the car rental offer. It holds 5 people and some luggage. Great convenience. Host responsive and very gracious sharing info and offering helpful tips for getting settled in. We loved it.

  • Review Submitted: 03/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mary, I am so happy that you and your family enjoyed my house. Thank you so much for your very nice comments. We look forward to seeing you back here in the future. Warm regards. Pierre
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Ventura, CA

great place to experience Bora Bora!

  • 5 of 5

Dear Pierre:

We had a lovely stay at your Villa Vahimanui. The house was exactly what we wanted for our family in Bora Bora--away from crowds and tourists, but easy to do whatever activities we wanted. The view was just amazing and we could have spent hours looking out from the patio every evening. We never missed any sunsets! The kitchen was well set up and the laundry worked well too. All the landscaping and flowers around the condominiums are really beautiful and nicely done. Barthelemy, the caretaker, was very nice and helpful as well. For us, having the dock and beach right there was great since we were picked up various times by boats and jetskis. It was centrally located so we could travel to different parts of the island easily for sightseeing, going to town, or going to outer motus. We loved our stay in Bora and hope to return before too long. We would stay at Villa Vahimanui again.

  • Review Submitted: 13/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Tessa, Thank you very much for your very nice review. So glad that you and your family enjoyed my house in Bora Bora and all the activities that our beautiful island offers! I look forward to seeing you back here in the near future. Warm regards Pierre
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Essen, Germany


  • 5 of 5

Of all the many places that can be booked at Bora, this property probably offers the best views. Imagine a perhaps 6 m wide window front positioned at an elevated position providing "to die for" views of the lagoon and the motus every minute of the day. More, the internal design is way above average because it's tasteful, accommodating and functional. It is clear that the owner, Pierre, has a personal interest in the property. It was also great that there was a good selection of quality cooking utensils we made good use of. We were also very pleasantly suprised of the quality of the beef and fish at Super U supermarket. Of note was also the large collection of decent French wines which made dinners at home even more enjoyable.

The location of the villa is also brilliant. It's close enough to Vaitape for convenient shoping or a coffee "downtown". On the other hand, there is a small beach at the property that works really well - the snorkeling isn't bad at all especially if you swim over to the left side of Marlon Brando's old house (the one on the left). We also made use of renting Pierre's Peugeot 208 which was fun to drive around with. We should also mention our friendly interactions with Batholomaeus who, in the absence of Natalie, makes sure that everything is fine. He is also quite happy to explain how to catch an octopus with your bare hands, should you be interested.

Maruru Pierre for having us, for answering all our questions promptly, for the pickup service, the flexibility with the arrival and leaving times! We do hope to be back soon.

  • Review Submitted: 03/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Michael, Thank you so much for your very nice review! I am very delighted that you had a great time at my house! There is no greater compliment!I am looking forward to seeing you back here in the near future. Warm regards. Pierre
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house around the French Polynesia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Shoulder season 1
1 Nov 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
Shoulder season 2
6 Jan 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

The rates below are valid for 2018 & 2019. Rates depend on the season and the length of stay. All taxes, laundry and cleaning are included in the rates below: from €185/nt to €230/nt (minimum stay 4 nights). Reservation Deposit: 50% of the rental amount. Balance to be paid 1 month prior to arrival. In the event of a cancellation, it is necessary to notify owner as soon as possible. The cancellation policy is:
-Cancellation at least 60 days before your arrival date : 100% of the reservation deposit will be paid back to the tenant
-Cancellation within the 60 days before your arrival date: the balance of the rental which has been paid and the reservation deposit are not refundable in any case (*)
(*) whatever the reason for cancellation
Check-in time is 3 p.m. Check-out time is 10 a.m. This is to allow time for cleaning for incoming guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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