MCLEAN, VA—Hilton Worldwide’s Conrad Hotels & Resorts signed a franchise agreement with Sa Bora Bora Nui for the Conrad Bora Bora Nui. The 115-key resort, formerly known as Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa, will undergo a multimillion-dollar refurbishment and open as Conrad Bora Bora Nui in March 2017.
“We are pleased to be expanding our brand portfolio in the French Polynesia region, where we established our presence in 2009. This agreement underscores our strong commitment to this key market, which has demonstrated its resilience and its enduring appeal to travelers around the world,” said Robert Scullin, VP/development, Australasia, Hilton Worldwide.
The hotel is located on Motu To’opua, an islet off the coast of Bora Bora, about 20 minutes by boat from Bora Bora Airport. The property has coral reef dive sites; hiking trails; 29 tropical garden and beach villas and 86 overwater bungalows. The property will have a full-service spa, with eight treatment rooms, including one al fresco deck with views of the lagoon. There will also be a Kids Club, mini golf course, fitness center and retail spaces.
The brand’s F&B concepts include a modern take on a French Brasserie, a specialty beach restaurant serving Polynesian and Mediterranean cuisines, a contemporary Chinese restaurant, a swim-up pool bar and an overwater sunset bar and lounge.
“We are delighted to continue our relationship with Hilton Worldwide and bring the Conrad brand to the South Pacific with the debut of Conrad Bora Bora Nui,” said Louis Wane, owner of Conrad Bora Bora Nui. “With our magical location in Bora Bora and the Conrad brand’s modern approach to luxury, we look forward to offering our guests a truly exceptional stay in French Polynesia.”