Matira Beach
Matira Beach
4.5
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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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Emily R
3 contributions
Oct 2022 • Solo
Amazingly glorious crystal clear waters for as far as the eye can see. My only draw back was that there were not longer stretches of beach to walk, and that using a restaurant bathroom on the beach was frowned upon by employees (guess they don’t want to clean up your sand if you are not a paying customer). Lots of sharp coral in the sand too you have to look out for as well. Other than that, pretty stinkin’ splendid! 😎
Written October 20, 2022
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mariedesjardins
Prince George, Canada6,668 contributions
Oct 2022 • Solo
Matira beach is your iconic tropical beach calendar photo. It’s miles of powdery, white sand lined with palm trees. The turquoise waters are clear enough to see the fish swimming beside your feet. In October, the water temperature was around 26-29c. Bora bora’s only public beach captures the island paradise’s beauty perfectly.
Written November 6, 2022
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HeatherMegaMauriFan
London267 contributions
Sep 2022
We walked here twice during our short Bora Bora visit to see the sunset - best sunset we saw compared to 4 other islands. We stayed at the Royal Bora Bora Hotel where there's no sunset view at all, so we walked down to the beach, about 10 mins, and were rewarded with a stunning view. There are some benches to sit on and you can sit on the beach and have a picnic. A real highlight of our trip!
Written September 16, 2022
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Maui Mana
Hawaii185 contributions
Mar 2022
Absolutely stunning beach to lounge at! Full sun, so bring an umbrella if you want shade. Gorgeous views. Saw rays and a black tip shark at sunset cruise the shoreline while we ate dinner.
Written March 21, 2022
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Micah H
Corona, CA12 contributions
Sep 2020
Awesome beach. We only had about 30 minutes here in between tours but our breath was taken away with how blue and clear the water is. It seems like it’s a popular spot for the locals to come and hang out and snorkel.
Written September 23, 2020
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terry4800
Warrington, UK793 contributions
Aug 2022 • Couples
This is a stunning beach and for residents of the La Moana resort it’s perfect. You literally walk straight across the road and onto the beach from reception. The sand curves gently round the bay with the most amazing turquoise water which is shallow and very inviting. Lots of people go to see the sunset and it’s quite a sight. We would advise taking sand shoes/flip flops to walk along the beach as the sand has lots of coral bits mixed in which in parts are quite sharp. There is also a more unpleasant downside. The beach is a public beach and plainly doesn’t get the same level of attention as the hotel beaches. There is a lot of dog mess lying about which makes walking and picking your spot a bit of a minefield. You can see the culprits (in quite large numbers) lazing about in the sun and if you take food they wander over. The dog situation we were told is an issue on Bora Bora in general and we were warned by the hotel to be careful walking at night to local restaurants.
Written September 11, 2022
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chinoy
26 contributions
Mar 2020
Great public beach that is clean and lots of fish to go snorkeling as well. It is not deep, so great for kids. We went in March and the water was not cold, the water was calm and it was not a lot of people. Very relaxing.
Written March 18, 2020
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Richard F
Louisville, KY7,557 contributions
Dec 2019
This was the first place we went when we arrived on the island. We caught the public shuttle at the tender dock area and road out early in the morning to avoid the crowds and the heat. The white sugar sand is very soft to walk on. We chose an area just down from the Intercontinental Hotel. We found a nice shady location under some palm tress and had a very relaxing day. The snorkeling here is amazing as the water is clear and there are sections of coral where the fish hang out.
Written January 2, 2020
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markman2112
Delton, MI177 contributions
Nov 2019 • Couples
We've traveled a lot and seen many beautiful beaches, and this one tops them all. It's also a perfect spot for a sunset over the water. The only advice I would give is to avoid on cruise ship days as the tour buses keep it pretty busy. But, on non-cruise days, it's virtually empty. Enjoy!
Written February 3, 2020
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Kim G
Toronto, Canada1,338 contributions
Sep 2021
Beautiful beach with soft sand and shallow, crystal clear water. You can walk out for a long way before it gets a little deeper and then shallow again.

When we were there just after the lockdown was lifted there was only 2 other people on the beach. It was a paradise all to ourselves!

Nice place to lounge and has some shade as well. Options of restaurants also along the coast.
Written November 2, 2021
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