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Royale Takitumu

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PO Box 1031, Titikaveka 0001, Cook Islands
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American Fork, Utah
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

We celebrated our wedding anniversary at the Royale Takitumu for 7 nights. We had honeymoon villa #3. All the beach front villas have spectacular views of the reef and lagoon and great snorkeling. The patios are about 30 feet from the beach. The best part is that Amber, Mi'i, and the staff really care. Some may feel that the lack... More 

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1 Thank ad6zr
Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana and thank you so much for your superb review of Royale Takitumu. Thank you so much for your very kind words about Amber and Mii - they provide amazing service and we are so proud of them. We really can't wait until your next visit - hope to see you soon! Meitaki. More 

Auckland
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36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

We've just come back from 6 nights at the Royale Takitumu. Lovely spacious apartments and very tidy complex. Amber - you rock, very friendly and helpful. Love the resident cat, Salvador (very well fed and spoilt) Beach is probably the best spot and lovely swimming pool complex (we didn't get a chance to use - next time). Top accommodation and... More 

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana and thanks for your great review of Royale Takitumu. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay, and thank you for your kind words. We like to brag that we have the nicest, and least-used swimming pool in the South Pacific - our beach and lagoon is so private, lovely and inviting that everyone prefers to swim... More 

Kelowna, Canada
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

My wife and I really enjoyed our holiday on Rarotonga, and our 12-night stay at Royale Takitumu was a big part of why we had such a wonderful time. This is a small, attractive, peaceful resort with a postcard-perfect beach and good snorkelling. The six beachfront and four lagoon-view villas are spread over a property that’s beautifully landscaped with ponds,... More 

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana and thanks for your extensive review of your stay at Royale Takitumu. We so appreciate your very kind words about our property, and are glad that you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for your feedback, as it is feedback like yours that helps us improve our service and our property. Thanks again! More 

Lake Oswego, Oregon
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

A feast for the eyes as well as receiving superb treatment from the staff. We celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary at the Royal Takitumu and have never spent a week so relaxed. The staff was attentive and clearly diligent---the rooms and garden/pool area were immaculate. No "ick" factor whatsoever. Every Monday morning is a group tea/brunch, and since we arrived... More 

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana and thank you so much for your beautiful review of Royale Takitumu! We really appreciate your very kind words about our amazing local staff, our private thatched roof villas, and our amazing location. Congratulations again on celebrating your 25th Wedding Anniversary and thanks for choosing Royale Takitumu for your special trip. Meitaki! More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Just spent 5 perfect days in Rarotonga. Our honeymoon villa was only a few steps from the crystal water and white sand of what seemed to be our very own private beach. The Villas are spacious and clean and beautifully presented. Amber is on hand to recommend and arrange anything and everything, so you can get on with holidaying. We... More 

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana Linda and thank you for your lovely review of Royale Takitumu. It is funny, as we too hate to see guests leave us. So many of our guests quickly become part of our growing Royale Takitumu family, and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Meitaki! More 

Narwee, Australia
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for our honeymoon and were amazed by the location and the service provided. Amber (our host) went above and beyond to make our stay special. It was the little things that made this place great - from the private car transfer for our late incoming flight, to the morning teas to socialise with the... More 

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana and thank you so much for your amazing review of Royale Takitumu. It was so nice to meet you both, and we are thrilled that you chose to stay with us for your romantic Cook Islands honeymoon. We are just so very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we can't thank you enough for your... More 

Visalia, California
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22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Could not have been happier with our stay here. The beach front villa was perfect. Very roomy and clean. Stepping out onto basically your own private white sand beach is priceless. In my opinion, Titikaveka is the best beach on the island (and I've been to almost all of them.) No crowds or wind like Muri.

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana and thank you so much for your great review of Royale Takitumu. We must agree with you - we think we have the finest stretch of white sand beach found anywhere on the island of Rarotonga. And, because there are no other resorts near us, our beach is always quiet and private. So happy that you enjoyed yourselves.... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

It was a privilege to be able to visit the Cook Islands and Rarotonga specifically. We stayed at the beautiful Royale Takitumu Villas at the end of Jan beginning of Feb in 2012 and 2015. This was the perfect place to stay for us. Perfect villa (ON THE BEACH LITERALLY), perfect beach, perfect resort. We stayed in villa #9. The... More 

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana James and thank you so much for your incredible review of Royale Takitumu. We love your review and so appreciate your very kind words about our amazing location (we think its the best beach on the island!), our great and private villas, and our lovely local staff. It is meeting lovely people like you that helps make our... More 

Havelock North, New Zealand
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137 reviews
59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

We spent a few hours looking at TripAdvisor before making a decision on where to stay on Rarotonga and it was worth the effort. We had a fabulous time at Royal Takitumu and our hosts, Amber and Mii were wonderful - they couldn't have done more to make us feel welcome and our stay on Rarotonga good. The beach and... More 

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana - it is US who is very happy that you chose Royale Takitumu! It was so nice meeting you both, and we thank you so much for your lovely words about your stay with us. We are thrilled that you enjoyed yourselves. Thanks also for your great photos! Hope to see you again soon on your next visit.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Royale Takitumu is positioned on the most beautiful lagoon and palm lined white sandy beach, perfect for swimming and snorkelling. The hammocks, lounges and seating are well provided and make it easy to flop down in the sunshine. We received a warm welcome from Amber and the staff we met were friendly and very helpful. The villas are clean and... More 

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana Mel and thank you for your lovely review of your stay with us at Royale Takitumu. It was so nice meeting you both, and thank you so much for choosing Royale Takitumu for your holiday in Rarotonga. We appreciate all of your feedback and your suggestions. And, we really appreciate you recommending us to all of your friends.... More 

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