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This jagged remnant of an ancient volcano rises up sharply more than 2,400...

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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Breathtaking

Amazing place, this amazing view while on vacation is incredible! One of the most beautiful places I have ever seen, the lagoon has different shades of blue and white beaches.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Amazing place, this amazing view while on vacation is incredible! One of the most beautiful places I have ever seen, the lagoon has different shades of blue and white beaches.

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Vienna, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Can't believe it is sure wonderful.. Take a tour around the island to get some history. Go on a cruise which will tale you to other islands...

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Cebu Island, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

waking up every morning to this amazing view while on vacation is unbelievable, so far this is the most beautiful island I have ever seen, the lagoon is different shades of blue.

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Glasgow/Poznan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you stay anywhere in overwater villas, make sure you have views over this mountain! It's spactacular!

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The memories of Mount Otemanu from all sides of the island will stay with you for years to come. It is a postcard that you will treasure.

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

it is one of the famous place in bora bora the mountains look amazingly super.one could stay back in that place for ever

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Mount Otemanu is one of the most breathtaking sights in all the world, and while there's hardly a bad seat in the house when it comes to viewing it, undoubtedly the best places to view the mountain are from the east side, near the St. Regis or Meridien resorts. We also stayed at the Hilton Bora Bora Nui, and were... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tons of history here, I definitely recommend speaking with a local to learn more about it, why it's there, how it formed, when it erupted, etc. You get a beautiful view of the mountain right from your bungalow and the sun sets right behind it... enjoy!

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Cedar Hill, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time I see the mountain I am reminded by the short film that Pixar made in 2014 called Lava. Otemanu is a photographer's treasure. It seems to change color and texture all the time When we visited Bora Bora, we looked at the clouds which seemed to hover endlessly around the top of the mountain and then would suddenly... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I rented a bike and road around this beautiful island. I stopped mid day and hiked half way up this wonderful mountain.French Polynesia is the most beautiful place on this earth.

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