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Muri Retreat

Ambala Rd | Muri Beach Village, Muri, Cook Islands
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Ranked #6 of 17 Specialty lodging in Muri
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dancin_2005 Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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It doesn't really matter where you live on this island the beauty of it and all its people surrounds you no matter where you are. Rarotonga people are probably the most friendliest in the word refreshingly welcoming and genuine. At the Muri Retreat Steve and Phoebe welcomed us with fresh fruit and chat about what was what on the island.... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Three couples and a single stayed here for a wedding last week. We found the place ideal for being away from the noise of Muri, but close enough to the best snorkelling and Muri facilities and restaurants (2 mins and 1 min on our hired scooters). I'm always a bit wary of reviews that rave about the owners (wondering if... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We spent a week at the lovely Muri Retreat in one of the smaller rooms on the upper floor. The room was spacious, clean and comfortable with fantastic views. Very good value for money and would have no hesitation staying here again (Sept 2014 hopefully!) We were a short walk from the beach, cafes and local transport links. Pheobe and... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

The two of us stayed at the wonderful Muri Retreat for one week in March and just hated leaving. The location is perfect, away from the road and up a slight hill with magnificent views. The garden is a delight and the small pool is a real bonus as it can get pretty hot . The apartment we stayed in... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

The best ever location in Rarotonga. Away from all the noise. Pheobe and steve were the best ever hosts and couldnt ask for anything more. These guys are amazing and is certainly amazing. Cant wait to go back and stay at muri retreat. Views were specatcular and was just 5mins away from local shops etc. THANKYOU STEVE AND PHEOBE. YOU... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We couldn't have asked for a better way to rest and relax after a long year of hard work!!! The view was breathtaking, the grounds immaculate, the room spacious and comfortable and the pool a God-Send!!! Each of these elements contributed to a priceless holiday! Steve and Phoebe were the cherry on top - they were incredibly helpful, caring, friendly... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Muri retreat is slightly up in the hills overlooking Muri Beach and aptly named 'retreat'. My wife and I agree it's one of the best spots to stay in Rarotonga due to its seclusion, amenities, value for money, proximity to Muri and other villages and of course the wonderful owners, Steve and Phoebe Happ. They are both great hosts and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Absolutely wonderful place, Phoebe and Steve are awesome hosts very kind and welcome, lovely sitting on the deck looking over the ocean with everything you need a short ride away, highly recommended to all who are wanting a quiet relaxing holiday!

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We loved staying at Muri Retreat for our 9 nights. We found it private, spacious, comfortable and excellent value. Steve and Phoebe, our hosts, were very helpful, relaxed, caring, friendly and gracious. We feel we have made new friends. We would definitely go back and would highly recommend staying there. The facilities provided everything we needed to be self catering... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

I've never written a review before. My husband and I found Muri Retreat to be wonderful - everything we needed to self cater. The peace and privacy away from the hotels was perfect - something we needed to de-stress. But the reason I wanted to write was because of Phoebe & Steve, they are so very very generous & welcoming.... More

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Address: Ambala Rd | Muri Beach Village, Muri, Cook Islands
Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Muri
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Muri Retreat is situated on a private tropical hillside surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens, overlooking the warm turquoise waters of Rarotonga's finest beach...Muri Beach. A peaceful place to relax and unwind. We are a small and friendly adults only self-catering holiday accommodation proudly offering 4 quality apartments that are stylish, comfortable and fully self-contained. Enjoy spectacular panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, stunning sunrises, volcanic mountains, tropical rainforest and plantations.... all from your bed or private patio. ... more   less 
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