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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Opunohu Bay is beautiful. The day we were visiting was overcast however in the afternoon started to clear. However it didn't overshadow the beautiful reefs. The scenery is breathtaking. We hopped off in shallow water to spend the day on a Motu Islet beach ....More

Thank kelvinandamanda
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Interesting that this bay was not actually visited by Capt. Cook. Beautiful, nonetheless. Nice public beach with many palm trees. Not far from the Hilton Moorea or the Intercontinental.

Thank HuskerTraveler2
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This place really is paradise on earth, you can say off the beat and track as I came from Dubai. I flew to Los Angeles, I recommend a stopover to breakup the trip and stretch the legs. Then you can catch a flight to Papeete...More

1  Thank RealDestinationDave
Reviewed 16 September 2016

There was no listing for Opunohu Bay so I placed it here. Opunohu Bay is the bay adjacent to Cooks Bay on the north coast of Moorea. With us being sailors we much preferred Opunohu Bay. It was very calm with beautiful mountains and spectacular...More

Thank Finallyfree
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

It's a beautiful island, some say more beautiful than Bora Bora. We went for a 2 hour tour with an amazing driver who is Mexico but has moved there with his Tahitian wife. The fruits look good and the juice factory is a must visit...More

Thank Buthello
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Spectacular views and gorgeous water make this a must visit spot. The little town, Paopao, has its own charm plus some stores, cafes, etc. It's a great starting point for a drive up to the hills or a swim.

Thank J H H
Reviewed 3 October 2015

We stayed on Opunoho Bay for two weeks. During our stay, we spend a lot of time in Cooks Bay. We found both bays to be stunning with steep mountain peaks. If we had to choose, Opunoho Bay was the most stunning. Opunoho doesn't have...More

1  Thank Luv2Jeep777777
Reviewed 9 June 2015

Arriving by yacht, we were struck by the stunning mountains on either side of the bay. Initially we buoyed in Cooks Bay opposite the Bali Hai Hotel. There is a great little café right at the end of the bay where they serve fantastic and...More

Thank IndigoHove
Reviewed 13 March 2015

Cook's Bay on Moorea, Fr. Polynesia, has the greatest views on the island of Moorea without a doubt. The water in the bay is great for swimming & clear for snorkelling, though you should wear water socks as the coral can be quite sharp. If...More

1  Thank Brutiffany
Reviewed 27 December 2014

Our resort looked out upon Mt Rotui and Cooks Bay. Plenty of water sports originate from Cooks Bay, and when it rains there are a few waterfalls visible on Mt Rotui.

Thank Mitch_Or_Josette_K
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