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Makayla Palms

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Kauare, Titikaveka, Cook Islands
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Travelled to Rarotonga with friends for a wee break. Found Makayla Palms on line and we were not disappointed. Great set up for 2 couples. Place was immaculate, well set out with everything you would need for a stay. Heaps of room for 2 couples - great gathering place but also more than enough space for privacy. Great to have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for 6 nights at Tiana, a very delightful, well presented and immaculate 2 bedroom villa/home, one of three set in beautifully maintained gardens It was well appointed with everything you would need in the kitchen (including a blender) if you want to do any cooking during your stay. Also BBQ out on the patio. A short 20 sec... More 

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ESTES PARK
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been to Raro 6 years ago, we decided to stay closer to the best beach areas. And we were not disappointed with Makayla Palms. The bungalows are not right on the water, but just a very short walk down the path. It was great to have free use of their kayaks and snorkel gear. The gardens around the bungalows... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Returned 10 days ago from our week in Paradise, we could not have chosen a more perfect setting than Makayla Palms. Our villa Tiana was our home from home with John and Rachel having provided everything you could need and more. The villas and gardens are beautifully looked after by Loving and Fred who encouraged us to help ourselves to... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was our second stay at Makayla Palms and as the title says we loved it. Where to start? Well I'll be honest, I mucked up our arrival date (you'd think after two previous visits to Raro I'd remember they're a day behind, right?) and although John and Rachel were enjoying a well-deserved break back in NZ, once I got... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We visit Raro often and Mikayla Palms is consistently perfection. Peaceful, beautifully presented and maintained John and Rachel welcome us back as if we are close family. Fred. Loving and family join John and Rachel in providing a glimpse of paradise through the eyes of the locals. From our pristine accomodation on the doorstep of an idyllic beach we relax,... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

My husband and I have spent the last 15 years visiting numerous islands in the Pacific and always we get drawn back to Rarotonga as our favourite. During that time we have stayed in various accommodation types - hotels, self catering and private homes. But we think we have now found the perfect spot - Makayla Palms in Rorotonga. Set... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
32 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My wife an I had toured Australia and New Zealand for two months and wanted to recover from a touring holiday by escaping to paradise for a week. Rarotonga met the bill and we were lucky that our search for accommodation led us to Makayla Palms. The three well designed, built and maintained bungalows provide modern accommodation with everything you... More 

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Mangawhai, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This is my 5th visit (or is it 6th?) to Makayla Palms and it is still perfect! Often when travelling you find somewhere great and then go back a few years later to find it no longer matches your original experience - this is never the case at Makayla Palms as each time I go back I find new improvements... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Once again we got the opportunity to visit Raro and once again we offer a huge Thank you to John and Rachel for an amazing stay in Raro. Beautiful beach location and lovely facilities The snorkelling was out of this world Recommend Makayla Palms to all. Will be back again very soon

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JDMR, Owner at Makayla Palms, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review and recommendation. We look forward to your next visit!! John, Rachel, Loving and Fred More 

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