Mount Otemanu, Bora Bora

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#2 of 16 in Nature in French Polynesia
Head up to the base of Mount Otemanu, an impressive natural monument whose volcanic rock peak marks the highest point on Bora Bora. While the brittle, jagged, 727 m (2,385 ft) summit is too inhospitable to be accessed, you can hike or take a 4x4 trip up to the base of the mountain. The latter option remains the most popular, because of the jungle's density and the difficulty of the walk. Look up at the black, rugged top of the mountain (visible across the island) as it stands in sharp contrast to the lush greens and bright blues of most of the landscape. Arrange your visit to Mount Otemanu and discover more family-friendly attractions in Bora Bora using our Bora Bora road trip site .
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  • Beautiful and idyllic landscape since the St. Regis hotel. We went on the mountain but we saw him on each side by the ocean.
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  • This Tahitian icon is a must-see on any bucket list. It is a glorious and majestic mountain that you would never forget should you have come and visit this world's opulent place Bora Bora.Otemanu will...  more »
  • Very good experience. This far, is a long journey, but worth it. It is very expensive but it is perfect for honeymoon.
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  • Is the number 1 mountain in Bora Bora. Green up the beautiful mountain.
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The quintessential Bora Bora experience, a favorite among honeymooning couples, is to stay at a luxury resort, in a thatched bungalow sitting just above the tranquil waves of a turquoise lagoon. Such opulence doesn't come cheap, but shoestring travelers do have other affordable options here. Pensions (family-run boarding houses) offer the best value, making up for any lack of extravagance by leaving you plenty of money to spend exploring the idyllic island. Hotels in Vaitape offer a middle ground between budget-saving pensions and splurging on a resort.
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