Beginning of main content
Trip Type
Flight 1
Flight 2
Flight 3
Flight 4
Flight 5

Search over 1,000,000 properties worldwide and 550 airlines worldwide.

Search over a million flights, hotels, packages, and more

No Expedia cancellation fee to change or cancel almost any hotel reservation.

Vaitape Harbor

The gateway to the village of Vaitape provides premium access to Bora Bora’s exquisite beaches, reefs and lagoon-side islets and has a busy marketplace.

Visit Vaitape Harbor to experience the action at Bora Bora’s major transportation hub on the western shores of the island’s gorgeous lagoon. Whether it is your destination or a stepping-stone to an exciting island experience, Vaitape Harbor is a great spot to spend some time watching boats come and go and enjoying the magnificent views across the lagoon.

Stroll around the harbor’s waterfront and check out the range of watercraft in the moorings. From traditional Polynesian canoes to luxury cruise ships, the harbor is a hot spot for marine action. Watch local fishing boats coming in with the daily catch and admire the pleasure yachts.

Walk out along the pier and look back to see magnificent views of the town’s backdrop, Mount Otemanu. You’ll see the mountain’s jagged peaks cloaked in tropical vegetation that cascades down the hillsides.

Chat to some of the local tour operators and find out what is being offered during your stay. You might join a glass-bottom boat ride or go on a sightseeing catamaran cruise. Snorkeling and scuba-diving tours also depart from Vaitape Harbor and head toward the pristine islets and the barrier reef. Join a deep-sea fishing charter and try to hook wahoo, blue marlin and barracuda.

Browse the range of stores located on the waterfront promenade behind the harbor. You’ll find boutiques, galleries and handcraft stores, as well as banks and car rental operators.

You’ll find a range of dining options near Vaitape Harbor. Snack stands, cafés and upscale restaurants are all available. Pick up delicious tropical fruits or try exquisite French cuisine. As evening falls, make your way to a waterfront bar to take advantage of Vaitape Harbor’s western-facing position. Watch the setting sun as it sinks into the lagoon as you enjoy a cocktail or a cold beer.

Vaitape Harbor is located on the western edge of Bora Bora’s major town, Vaitape. There is a ferry service to the harbor from the airport. You can also reach the harbor by motorboat, which may be provided by your resort. The harbor is easy to reach from elsewhere on the mainland of Bora Bora by taxi, bicycle and bus.

Popular Activities at Vaitape Harbor

Would you like to make your time spent at Vaitape Harbor even more special? Remember to try out some of these things to do:

If you're chasing more options, peruse our Vaitape things to do page.


Map

Top Hotel Deals

See all 52 properties near Vaitape Harbor
Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort and Spa ฿22,345
Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort and Spa

Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort and Spa

Motu Tevairoa, Bora Bora
     
    4.5
    of 5, from 244 reviews
    4.5 out of 5.0

    Located in Bora Bora, this beachfront resort is on the boardwalk, 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Pearl Resort Beach, and 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from White Valley. Tupitipiti Point and Mount Tapioi are also within 32 miles (52 km).

    Oa Oa Lodge ฿4,541
    Oa Oa Lodge

    Oa Oa Lodge

    Vaitape, Bora Bora
       
      4.4
      of 5, from 51 reviews
      3.0 out of 5.0

      Situated in Bora Bora, this hotel is within 6 miles (10 km) of Vaitape Harbor, Matira Beach and Mt. Otemanu. Le Meridien Beach and Bora Bora Photo Lagoon are also within 6 miles (10 km).

      Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora ฿28,320
      Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora

      Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora

      Motu Tehotu, Bora Bora
         
        4.8
        of 5, from 275 reviews
        5.0 out of 5.0

        Nestled on the beach, this Bora Bora resort is within 6 mi (10 km) of Bora Bora Photo Lagoon, Matira Beach and Le Meridien Beach. Mt. Otemanu and Matira Point are also within 6 miles (10 km).

        Le Meridien Bora Bora ฿14,967
        Le Meridien Bora Bora

        Le Meridien Bora Bora

        Motu Tape, BP 190, Bora Bora
           
          4.4
          of 5, from 256 reviews
          5.0 out of 5.0

          Nestled on the beach, this Bora Bora resort is within 6 mi (10 km) of Le Meridien Beach, Matira Beach and Bora Bora Photo Lagoon. Mt. Otemanu and Matira Point are also within 6 miles (10 km).

          Conrad Bora Bora Nui ฿23,722
          Conrad Bora Bora Nui

          Conrad Bora Bora Nui

          BP 502 Vaitape, Bora Bora
             
            4.8
            of 5, from 126 reviews
            5.0 out of 5.0

            Nestled on the beach, this Bora Bora resort is within 6 mi (10 km) of Matira Beach, Motu Piti and Matira Point. Coral Gardens and Mt. Otemanu are also within 6 mi (10 km).

            Villa Rea Hanaa ฿4,058
            Villa Rea Hanaa

            Villa Rea Hanaa

            Vaitapé, Bora Bora
               
              4.0 out of 5.0

              Situated by the ocean, this boutique guesthouse is within 6 miles (10 km) of Vaitape Harbor, Matira Beach and Mt. Otemanu. Matira Point and Le Meridien Beach are also within 6 miles (10 km).

              Hotel Maitai Polynesia ฿5,805
              Hotel Maitai Polynesia

              Hotel Maitai Polynesia

              BP 505, Bora Bora
                 
                4.2
                of 5, from 230 reviews
                3.0 out of 5.0

                Nestled on the beach, this Bora Bora resort is within 6 mi (10 km) of Motu Piti, Matira Beach and Le Meridien Beach. Matira Point and Mt. Otemanu are also within 6 miles (10 km).

                Haumana Cruises - Bora-Bora to Taha'a (Monday to Thursday)
                Haumana Cruises - Bora-Bora to Taha'a (Monday to Thursday)

                Haumana Cruises - Bora-Bora to Taha'a (Monday to Thursday)

                Various Addresses, Uturoa
                   
                  4.0 out of 5.0

                  This vessel pulls anchor and sets sail from Bora Bora for at least part of your stay.