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Mount Otemanu

French Polynesia
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Ranked #3 of 10 Attractions in Bora Bora
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Volcanos, Outdoors
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Owner description: 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

The views are awesome, especially at sunset. We stayed at the St. Regis and dined at Lagoon restaurant. Our table was out on the deck and was perfect for a sunset dinner. After dark, the under deck lighting highlighted the many fish and a couple of stingrays swimming only a foot away!

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Stockton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The mountain provides so many photo opportunities. Whether it be Sunrise, Sunset, or during the day as it at times interacts with the clouds.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The mountain is itn the middle of the bora bora island, surrounded by a turquoise water. If you are flying to Bora bora you will see the mountain from everyplace.

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Aberdeen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

You can see the mountain from different points of view throughout the crater but when the conditions are right it's very impressive to see the vapour condense on one side of the peak to form clouds and the opposite side is crystal clear. You can buy some drinks and something to eat at Te Maroto hotel in the crater.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The secret of this mount is not how it looks, but instead the contrast it poses against it's surrounding.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Go and see it and fill your soul. It is the most picturesque mountain I have ever seen. Love the images that remain in my memories!

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

My wife and I did a 4x4 tour up to various parts of the mountain and gave us some great photo shots of the island. Parts of the steep road was a bit scary as they were really steep. But overall a great time on the tour.

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Milan, Italy
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

A tour on a 4x4 is highly recommendable You can see the beauty of the island from a different prospective. Also colours seems different Green instad than blue The vegetation is magic with all the different kind of fruit Go there You will be happy

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We are at IC Thalasso in an OWB at the very end of one pontoon (211). The mountain is just amazing. It is always changing. Clouds almost seem to shoot out of it like smoke at times. As the sun comes up it fills with color. Beautiful.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Saw it from our over the water bungalow. Nice to look at but nothing special. There are a lot of mountains in the area.

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