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Matira Beach

Raititi Point, French Polynesia
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$80*
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86%
Ranked #5 of 10 Attractions in Bora Bora
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Owner description: Picturesque beach offers scenic hiking trails and tourist services including several boutique shops, the popular Ben's Place snack bar and restaurants.
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Bora Bora, French Polynesia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW

But if you're wanting to see coral and fish, this is not the spot. Endless swimming and fabulous sunsets are waiting at Matira Beach.

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Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

It's taken me some time to talk myself into giving up the not-so-well-kept secret that the m/s Paul Gauguin in French Polynesia is quite simply one of the most elegant, exquisite, highly awarded ships at sea. That one must book a cruise on her to get to the various beaches in French Polynesia is the main attraction (I think the... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The beach is ok, the sand is very hard in fact not nice to walk on, their are far better beaches in many places , the sea was clean and clear, the prices charged on the beach for drinks or food scandalous, this is one island we were looking forward to but wouldnt return , over priced not the best... More

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Toronto
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18 reviews 18 reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Beaches in French Polynesia are public....so it is fine to spread your towel under a tree in front of a house....but be courteous, quiet and don't litter. Water is shallow for a long way out....and clean.

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Mascot, Australia
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14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We took a shuttle to this beach, the public beach on Bora Bora. You can walk out to the reef if you have the energy we got about half way. Had to really employ common sense or we would have been there for hours. $5 per person shuttle from town every 20 minutes or so. Heavenly.

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california
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

What can you say, white powdery sand, aquamarine water, warm, and safe, it is just breathtaking Not really a snorkel spot but amazing swimming area!

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Given that Matira is a public beach, it is NOT CROWDED at all!! Not many locals come here and you have some tourists from the nearby hotels but it feels very private. A big beach so you have good sights to the horizon and beautiful sunsets. Good for photographers. Water is not deep and you can just stare in it... More

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Tierra Verde, Florida
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Great place where all of the locals seem to go as well as tourists. A bit of a hike for those staying in town but a lovely little stop.

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Stavanger, Norway
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I rent the car and drove around the Bora Bora main island, i found this spot nice and neat, the water is just insanely beautiful and it is free for everybody, you can shop some drinks or snacks at supermarket or you can just walk in the snack bar there to have some refreshment. Water depth is not so deep... More

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Fernie, Canada
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

All the locals seem to come here and its a fairly quiet but beautiful beach. I could've sat in the water forever!

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Address: Raititi Point, French Polynesia
Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Bora Bora

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