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Kauare, Titikaveka, Cook Islands
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
CandC258 Feilding, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Feilding, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Perfect accommodation - clean, modern with everything that you need. Our 9th trip to Rarotonga but first time to Makayla Palms - we will certainly be back. Best snorkelling beach on the island. Rachel and John are perfect hosts.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For us, Rarotonga is our second home and so is Makayla Palms. We have a another family in the islands and they are Rachel, John, Fred and Lovie and their beautiful girls. Why, because they care so much about the people who stay with them and to make their experience special. Rachel and John wil do what they can to... More

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Timaru, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The villa was spacious and comfortable.It was very private and quiet. It felt like a home away from home as Rachel and John made sure that we were enthusiastically welcomed to start with. The existing pantry was a bonus which lets visitors have the basic needs for the first day until they are oriented. Titikaveka Beach is sandy with clear... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I have just returned from a lovely first trip to Rarotonga, made all the better by our stay at Makayla Palms. John and Rachel went out of their way to accommodate us - we ended up staying in 2 villas for our stay, but that was no problem as they were both great. The villas were immaculate,... More

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Southend
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After trawling through loads of different types of accommodation on Rarotonga, my husband and I decided to look at villas so we could enjoy a home from home, rather than just a generic hotel bedroom. We came across the glowing reviews for Makayla Palms and were lucky enough to secure a reservation. We arrived feeling very frazzled and very tired,... More

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

it is with reluctance that we post this review as we don' t really want the rest of the world to know of our great discovery..... Makayla Palms. We have just returned from an amazing 11 days of holidaying which included a very intimate wedding on the beautiful beach in front of Makayla. We could sing the praises of our... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This was our second stay at Makayla Palms for 10 days. It was like home away from home with all the lovely facilities. It was so clean and had everything we needed for our stay. Perfect for self catering as a family. Rachel, John, Loving and Fred are wonderful and make a huge effort to look after you! The beach... More

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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We stayed in Villa Tia at Makayla Palma for 11 nights for our honeymoon in June 2014 and had a wonderful experience! John, Rachel, Fred and Loving are very welcoming and friendly hosts and the villas are lovely. The villas have everything you will need for your stay, including a fully appointed kitchen to cook, if you wish to. Each... More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Really lovely villas, very well appointed, the kitchen incredibly well spec'd in fact too much for us as we tend to eat out all the time, so perfect for those that like to self cater, you even get your own gas bbq on your deck! we were in the 1 bed villa for the first night which was really pretty... More

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JDMR, Owner at Makayla Palms, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and we were so pleased that you were impressed with our villas and your overall stay with us. Our beach is amazing and pristine as you say, so it was a pity that the weather wasn't so kind during your 4 day stay. I must say that the majority of our guests enjoy the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Had an amazing time at makayla palms! Situated on the best beach of Rarotonga, the team are lovely and make sure ur needs are meet, the rooms are modern and spacious and very private , it's only a short walk to the beach , with the free use of snorkel gear and kayaks!! Awsome tropical garden with bananas, star fruit... More

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Address: Kauare, Titikaveka, Cook Islands
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Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Titikaveka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Makayla Palms Hotel Titikaveka
Makayla Palms Rarotonga, Cook Islands - Titikaveka

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Makayla Palms boutique accommodation is situated in the heart of Titikaveka, and steps away from the stunning Titikaveka Lagoon. The white sandy beach is one of the premium spots on the island for snorkeling, swimming and kayaking. Makayla Palms is the ideal place for you to unwind and relax in modern and tasteful surroundings and from where you can enjoy all Rarotonga has to offer. Our focus is our guests. ... more   less 
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