Maraa Grotto, Tahiti

3.9
#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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  • August 30, 2017
    The site is very green and freshness to all offers. The cave optical effect is quite impressive. This site is therefore to see and deserve to be y stop. But beware of the mosquitos :)
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  • August 25, 2017
    We were travelling around the island and this was one of our final stops, we enjoyed the caves and getting some pics. Worth a stop if you are driving around.  more »
  • August 21, 2017
    Really nice landscape and beautiful grotto, water is very cold but shouldn't be an excuse of not swimming. If you swim, go to the end of it even if it's dark, at the end is a small cave where u can se...  more »

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