Maraa Grotto, Tahiti

3.7
#7 of 13 in Nature in Society Islands
Feel the cool air of Maraa Grotto, a small cave hidden in the thick forests. Take a dip in the small pond that lies at the cave's entrance, or pack a picnic to enjoy in the lush vegetation that surrounds its entrance. While easily accessible from the road, the cave has a secluded and evocative atmosphere, encouraging visitors to imagine the geological and ecological history of the island. Story has it that Impressionist painter Paul Gauguin enjoyed the waters here, so those interested in his work will be particularly appreciative of the natural features and atmosphere that inspired his later pieces. Put Maraa Grotto at the forefront of your travel plans using our Taravao online trip itinerary planner .
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  • Small grottoes that are formed by water dripping through faults in the rock formation that falls in a continual rainfall. You can't see too much as the interior is really dark. The big grotto is surro...  more »
  • It was a little bit of a walk to get back to the Grotto, but it was very pretty. there was two different spots to view the the Grotto.  more »
  • Very beautiful caves. We quickly finds himself cut off from the road, yet next door. Very nice setting, damage seen in the rain.
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