Just 10 minutes from the main island of Bora Bora, the private island of MotuTane encompasses approximately 10 acres of sandy beach, tropical foliage and coconut groves all set against a mountainous backdrop.
Owned by cosmetics mogul François Nars, MotuTane consists of traditional thatched-roof Polynesian huts or “fares”, with 22 separate structures. Enjoy 2 luxurious suites comprised of 2,500 square feet, each with a sunken lava bathtub, shower and dressing area, as well as panoramic views onto the garden, the beach, and the main island. Find 9 beach bungalows and 2 suites to accommodate up to 20 guests, a library with museum-quality Polynesian art and artifacts, a photography studio, a chef’s dream kitchen and 2 staff quarters. The great room, encompassing about 2,500 square feet, is perfect for casual gatherings or formal entertaining with an adjacent dining area offering a hidden wet bar and 2 extra large custom-made tables for up to 36 people, all surrounded by the garden.
Designed by Christian Liaigre, the rooms feature custom-crafted furniture made from rare tropical wood and natural fabrics, and most bungalows have motorized screens which can bring the outside in and can offer shelter in case of excessive winds or tropical rains.