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Splendid Villa Overlooking the Lagoon of Bora Bora.

French Polynesia
  • House1200 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay4 nights

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 2015 with maximum comfort and relaxation in mind.

Do you want to know more about VILLA VAHIMANUI? You are now in Paradise!

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, my local correspondents wait for you to give you the key of the car and of the house. They drive you to 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!

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Calendar last updated:
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    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen, Air Conditioning, LED HD TV + SAT RECEIVER
      • Bedroom 2
        2 twin/ single, Air conditioning, lagoon view


        • 1 Bathroom
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, shower

          Location Type

            • Beach View
            • Beachfront


                • Adventure
                • Away From It All
                • Romantic


                    • Guests provide their own meals


                        • Linens Provided
                          Bed sheets and pillows provided
                        • Air Conditioning
                          Air Conditioning in the 2 bedrooms
                        • Clothes Dryer
                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Internet
                        • Iron & Board
                        • Broadband Access
                        • Living Room
                          Confortable furnishing, LED HD TV, desk, lagoon view, books in English, German, Spanish and French, DVD and CD library, Ceiling Fan
                        • Parking Off Street
                          Upper parking, the closest to the house is off street
                        • Towels Provided
                          Bath and Beach towels provided
                        • Washing Machine
                        • Wireless Internet


                            • Coffee Maker
                            • Cooking Utensils
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                            • Kitchen
                              New and modern full kitchen with cooktop, toaster, microwave oven, electric oven, coffee Machine, blender
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                            • Refrigerator
                            • Stove
                            • Toaster


                                • Dining
                                  Lunch and diner on the large balcony in front of the lagoon
                                • Dining Area
                                • comfy seating for 6 people


                                    • Books
                                      Lots of books in English, German, Spanish and French
                                    • CD Player
                                    • DVD Player
                                    • Music Library
                                      Music from Bora Bora, Romantic Classical to enjoy the fabulous Sunsets, Pop Rock, ...
                                    • Satellite / Cable
                                      16 channels mostly in French and Tahitian. Possibility to switch the language from French to English to watch american films in English
                                    • Stereo
                                    • Television
                                      LED LCD HD TELEVISION (FLAT SCREEN, HDMI, PC INPUT)
                                    • Video Library
                                      Lot of DVDs both in French and English Documentaries, TV series, Movies, Music, ...


                                        • Balcony
                                          Very large balcony. Confortable Couch for 3 people and 2 armchairs, 1 top dining table and 6 chairs to dine outside al fresco with an incredible view of the lagoon
                                        • Boat
                                          motor boats for rent with or wihtout license
                                        • Porch / Veranda


                                            • wheelchair inaccessible

                                              Onsite Services

                                                • Car Available


                                                    • churches
                                                    • restaurants
                                                    • ruins

                                                      Leisure Activities

                                                        • beachcombing
                                                        • boating
                                                        • eco tourism
                                                        • horseback riding
                                                        • paddle boating
                                                        • shopping
                                                        • sight seeing
                                                        • walking

                                                          Local Services & Businesses

                                                            • ATM/bank
                                                            • groceries
                                                            • medical services

                                                              Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                • sailing
                                                                • cycling
                                                                • fishing
                                                                • hiking
                                                                • jet skiing
                                                                • mountain biking
                                                                • parasailing
                                                                • deepsea fishing
                                                                • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                                • snorkeling
                                                                • snorkeling/diving
                                                                • swimming
                                                                • water skiing
                                                                • wind-surfing


                                                                    • Wonderful on site snorkeling and fish-feeding.

                                                                      House Rules

                                                                      Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                                      Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                                      Cancellation Policy

                                                                      100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                      42 Reviews


                                                                      Latest reviews

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

                                                                      Jametta B.San Antonio, TX

                                                                      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.

                                                                      Simply Amazing

                                                                      DENISE M.Memphis

                                                                      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!

                                                                      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

                                                                      Boro Boro

                                                                      Kim and lisa R.silverthorne colorado

                                                                      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!

                                                                      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


                                                                      Mary B.

                                                                      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.

                                                                      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

                                                                      great place to experience Bora Bora!

                                                                      TessaVentura, CA

                                                                      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.

                                                                      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


                                                                      Michael E.Essen, Germany

                                                                      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.

                                                                      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


                                                                      French Polynesia

                                                                      Rates & Availability

                                                                      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.

                                                                      42 Reviews
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