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Royale Takitumu

4.0 of 5 Villa   |   PO Box 20, Titikaveka 0001, Cook Islands
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Sydney
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51 reviews 51 reviews
18 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sounds like a title for good song. Mii has just the right approach to making her new friends feel comfortable and at home. We stayed in beachfront Villa 1 and we couldn't ask for a more ideal location to spend a week. Beach at the door step, BBQ by the pool, privacy in the villa, small kitchen, good sized bathroom,... More

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Kia Orana John and thanks so much for your amazing review of Royale Takitumu. We are thrilled to read that you both enjoyed your stay with us, and that you had the opportunity to really experience the best of Rarotonga. This always makes us very happy. Thanks again, and see you soon! More

Tasmania, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
46 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful 8 days here celebrating our 45th wedding anniversary, and we can confirm that Royale Takitumu really does live up to it's fantastic reputation. All of the villas are close to the water but we really do recommend you pay a bit extra and go for the lagoon-view or VIP villas that are right on the beach.... More

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

Kia Orana Marcus & Wendy! What a fantastic review with some great recommendations - thanks for that! Thanks also for your very kind words about our little escape, and for Mii - she is a gem. It was great meeting you, and we felt honored that you chose to stay at Royale Takitumu for your Wedding Anniversary. We do hope... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Couldnt have asked for a more private location with the most beautiful beach on the Island, perfect snorkelling. We had Villa 2 beachfront, it had all the nessesities you need kitchen microwave etc, waking up jn the morning with the beachfront views and only steps away from the water. . .priceless. If privacy is what your looking for this is... More

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Kia Orana Samuel and thank you so much for your simply Amazing review of Royale Takitumu. All of us are very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay, and that you fully embraced the relaxed, private, secluded location of Royale Takitumu, on the islands finest stretch of white sand beach. We hope to see you again on our friendly... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Staff are brilliant, position is great. We at most, saw 4 people on the beach. You can see sunsets from the beach. This was our 2nd trip to Raro, and it was Kim Mildon's (Travel Broker at Travel Managers) suggestion that we stay at RT. Absolutely brilliant time, hospitality, etc. 11/10. Keep up the good work. Dave and Esme'

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Kia Orana Dave & Esme and thanks so much for your absolutely Brilliant review of Royale Takitumu. It was so nice to meet you, and we are so happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks for sharing your great photos! Also, a great big thank you goes out to Kim at Travel Managers for recommending Royale... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

We keep coming back, not for one reason but many. Super quiet, absolute beachfront, best beach on Rarotonga, comfortable individual villas, great pool, super BBQ to do a grill supper, Salvador the cat, Mi'i the manager, not forgetting the weekly world pétanque championship playoffs. Love this place.

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Kia Orana and thank you so much for your great review of Royale Takitumu. It was so nice to see you again - for your third visit to Royale Takitumu. For us, there is no greater compliment we can receive than to have our wonderful guests return to visit us, year after year, and continue to share their extremely valuable... More

Queenstown, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

It was with much pleasure we checked in to our buri. Ocean facing, sand at our feet, yes, Cook Islands. I can't say enough about Mii, she was friendly, funny, honest, interesting and always had a funny story to share. The weather kicked up on our last few days so an afternoon tea was ofganised for the guests. A great... More

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Kia Orana Nicole and thanks so much for your amazing review of Royale Takitumu. So glad to read that you enjoyed your stay, and thanks for your very kind words about Mii - she is a gem! Salvador sends his best regards! Meitaki! More

Houston, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We opted to stay here for the first part of our honeymoon. Upon arrival, Mi'i welcomed us with fresh juice and a brief orientation and tour of the property. Beautifully landscaped, we felt like we'd entered the garden of Eden. Our bungalow was immaculately clean and situated on the edge of the property, right by the beach. The view was... More

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Kia Orana Sara and thank you so much for your beautiful review of Royale Takitumu! We are thrilled to read your review, hearing how happy you were with your stay. Thanks for your very kind words about our property, our location, the private thatched-roof villas, and our amazing staff. We do think we have the premier location of any resort... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

30th wedding anniversary and this place was really special. We chose a VIP villa (villa 4) and were delighted with the room, the service and the associated support equipment (snorkels, kayaks etc). Rooms and furniture were very comfortable and the self catering was beneficial for the 1 meal we had in the villa. Other meals were an easy walk to... More

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

Kia Orana Richard and thanks so much for your absolutely wonderful review of Royale Takitumu. It was so nice meeting you both, and we were honored that you chose Royale Takitumu as the destination to celebrate your momentous 30th Wedding Anniversary. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay, and we do hope to see you again very soon... More

Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We stayed at the Takitumu 12 months ago and it was fantastic. The villas are well designed, comfortable and blend in perfectly with the surrounding grounds. The quality of the beach and snorkelling are unsurpassable where very few places could match, and the lagoon would even change to different shades of blue and green depending on the time of day.... More

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

Kia Orana Kim and thanks for your Exquisite review of Royale Takitumu. It is hard to believe that it has been one year since your visit - its time for another visit! Thanks for your very kind words about our location, the grounds, the Villa, and the overall experience. It was so nice having met you during your stay, and... More

Southport, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This is the place to go so relaxing the villa's are very comfortable and so near to the beach,my friend and I were travelling the world and this was the best place we stayed. You wake up and breakfast is waiting for you,sit outside in your and enjoy the view of the lagoon it's so peaceful with a nice size... More

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

Kia Orana and thank you so much for your 'Heavenly' review of Royale Takitumu. You know, we sometimes think that Royale Takitumu really is the Fountain of Youth - and you seem to have proved it for us! Guests really do come, relax, and feel recharged and re-energized. It was so nice meeting you both, and we're so glad you... More

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Address: PO Box 20, Titikaveka 0001, Cook Islands
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Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Titikaveka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Royale Takitumu 4*
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Royale Takitumu provides our guests with a truly relaxing, intimate, beachfront holiday with a distinctively authentic, Polynesian Cook Islands experience. Ten individual, private bungalows boast breathtaking views of Rarotonga's finest white sand beach. Royal Takitumu is a small, secluded private resort, located close to nearby sites, shops and restaurants, with services you expect from a large resort. Royale Takitumu embodies the wonderful and unique aspects of this island paradise. Royal Takitumu - Genuine. Natural. Cook Islands. ... more   less 
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