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This jagged remnant of an ancient volcano rises up sharply more than 2,400 feet from the surface of a sparkling, turquoise lagoon.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mount Otemanu is a remnant of an ancient volcano that rises up to a sharp point. It overlooks some of the most beautiful turquoise blue water.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank parrottdize
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved looking out at the lagoon and Mount Otemanu every day! The light changes throughout the day creating a spectacular back drop. This would be an artists dream studying the light on this beautiful place!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

10 years since I hiked,climbed, scrambled up Mount Otemanu in Bora Bora French Polynesia. Still of the best travel adventures so far and probably one of my most physically challenging The epic views and incredible memories were well worth it. Absolute Paradise. Be brave enough...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Fitnessworldexplorer
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Finally, this January I got the opportunity to visit Bora Bora. It had always been on my bucket list and I took a whole week trip. All for myself. Anyway, cutting the chase, the place is an absolute stunner, everything you'd expect from an exotic...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Emwillma
Reviewed 15 October 2018

It is mesmerizing. You can't stop looking at it as long as you are there. Don't hike it, though. It is considered sacred and very dangerous.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Scott F
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

This scenery is amazing in its natural beauty. We had quite a bit of cloud cover the first couple of days,it only added to the magic of it all.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Denise O
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Be sure to do a tour of around the island. Gorgeous views. Historical sights. A must do. Loved the coconut drinks, pareo tour !

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MNelsonNovato
Reviewed 18 September 2018

This spot is truly the best part of Bora Bora. I took a million pictures of this spot, loved every bit! The wow factor to Bora Bora right here!!!!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peggy A
Reviewed 13 September 2018

This was stunning to look at. We enjoyed our view of this every day. The water is crystal clear, like a large swimming pool. Cant wait to go back

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank kybrowneyegirl11
Reviewed 9 September 2018

The view from our OWB was incredible. The sunrise was absolutely amazing, my husband and I woke up very early in the morning just to watch the magic happen.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank delaniford
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