We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
All photos (384)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“water bungalow”(10 reviews)
“every angle”(8 reviews)
This jagged remnant of an ancient volcano rises up sharply more than 2,400 feet from the surface of a sparkling, turquoise lagoon.
As featured in 3 Days in Bora Bora
French Polynesia
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Mount Otemanu
from $235.72
More Info
from $188.57
More Info
Reviews (552)
Filter reviews
313 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews water bungalow extinct volcano every angle main island beautiful scenery four seasons bucket list french polynesia clouds majestic peak hike icon lagoon cave vista backdrop
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 313 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the St. Regis and had a full view of Mount Otemanu. No matter where we were, be it our villa, the beach, Lagoon restaurant, pool, etc the views were amazing, just gorgeous !

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CMFLansing_MI_
Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

Take me back to Bora Bora. Didn't hike the mountain but enjoyed seeing it every day. It dominates the landscape but in a good way.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank globalbajan
Reviewed December 30, 2018

Mount Otemanu is truly the iconic mountain of Bora Bora. The view of it from every part of the island is simply beautiful.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank keithlky
Reviewed December 4, 2018

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 November 25, 2018 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
1  Thank paso56
Reviewed November 20, 2018

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
1  Thank Fitnessworldexplorer
Reviewed November 2, 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 October 15, 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 ScottF449
Reviewed October 8, 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 deniseo278
Reviewed September 27, 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
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 17 nearby hotels
Sunset Hill Lodge
286 reviews
1.49 miles away
Bora Bora Beach Resort
85 reviews
1.81 miles away
Le Meridien Bora Bora
3,022 reviews
2.02 miles away
InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa
2,661 reviews
2.05 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 59 nearby restaurants
St James Bora Bora
962 reviews
1.28 miles away
Bora Bora Yacht Club
1,018 reviews
2.02 miles away
Lagoon Restaurant by Jean-Georges
519 reviews
2.46 miles away
La Villa Mahana
1,067 reviews
1.54 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 100 nearby attractions
Paroisse Saint Pierre-Celestin Church
30 reviews
1.27 miles away
Bora Bora Paragliding
6 reviews
.75 miles away
Tohora Bora Bora Eco Snorkeling and Whale Watching
456 reviews
.76 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
David S
January 21, 2019|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from paso56 | Reviewed this property |
I think the Intercontinental has a great view ( Moana Sands) and the Sofitel Private Island does also