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Address: Moorea Island, French Polynesia

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Best Beach? Not sure, but it's worth a visit

We stayed at the Sofitel so we used this beach for a walk a time or two on our stay. I don't know if it's the best beach on Moorea, but it might be one of the best. Def need... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
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Vancouver, Canada
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35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Supposed to be the best beach on the island....but it was dirty and not the least bit nice. Moorea just does not have great beaches....beautiful scenery but don't come for the each experience.

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Windsor, Canada
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Don't be fooled by the beautiful white sand. When you get close to the beach it's all jagged coral sand. We sat on the grass and there were broken bottles all over, so be careful. The water was very warm which was nice.

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Erin_leigh79
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359 reviews
134 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We stayed at the Sofitel so we used this beach for a walk a time or two on our stay. I don't know if it's the best beach on Moorea, but it might be one of the best. Def need water shoes. The snorkeling to the left side of the beach is supposed to be fantastic, but we didn't try... More 

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

There are only a couple public beaches on Moorea and this is the largest. Public access is a gravel road off the main road. We visited it while driving a scooter around the island, and the access road was very bumpy. On the day we visited, there were lots of locals enjoying the water. It's good for swimming but not... More 

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Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Bring reef shoes as you need to walk over coral before reaching the sandy part for swimming. No fish in the public beach part so no need to bring your snorkel gear. Sofitel is next door otherwise limited amenities. Very scenic for taking nice pictures.

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Orlando, Florida
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Pro: We were 5 out of the 10 on the entire stretch of beach (early March) Plenty of tropical almond trees to sit under for shade. Stingrays were here and there Not so great for snorkeling but great for swimming/sunbathing Con:No facilities that we saw.

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Kearney, Nebraska
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550 reviews
182 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We lived in a bungalow 500 yards from this beach, so we had to drive by it every day, looking for a better beach, but didn't find one. Yes, the road to the beach is very bumpy, as it rattles your teeth, but you are on the right road. Look for the sign "plage de 'teme". No concessions there, except... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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223 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Big amazing beach, crystalline water, free access, white sand. Don't miss it! We went there twice: the first time many locals were there to enjoy the sun, the second time the beach was empty because some storms were approaching. We had our most beautiful swim, as we were alone, in the blue water, under a dramatic sky. Amazing

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2 Thank siuppolina
ny
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138 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Within walking distance from the Sofitel . Stayed at the Sofitel , just keep on walking on the Sofitel beach and you will enjoy . Shallow blue water ,great sea life gently swimming among us. Beach shoes for crushed coral as you enter the water

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3 Thank fellacher
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163 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

This is the MOST beautiful public beach in all of Moorea. We have driven around the whole island and visited all the public beaches and accesible beaches, and hands down this is the most idyllic beach. With white sand and the most clearest blue waters (thanks to the color of the sand underneath). You can swim towards the Sofitel and... More 

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