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Muri Retreat

Ambala Rd | Muri Beach Village, Muri, Cook Islands
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Muri Retreat
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Ranked #3 of 18 Specialty Lodging in Muri
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely warm welcome from Steve and Phoebe, who arranged our airport pickup. We stayed in a breezy first floor apartment with sea view, comfy bed and verandah to sit out. It had all the kitchen bits you would need to cater, but we just made breakfast and lunch and enjoyed eating out each evening at the selection of half a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 8 nights in the smallest unit on the ground floor. The room itself had a living area, small kitchenette, bedroom area and bathroom. There was insect screens, a fan in the bedroom and was comfortable for the two of us. As we went in summer it was very hot and hard to sleep, however this was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Not on the beach but a five minute walk. Location is good, although up a slight hill and there is a scary dog but just ignore the dog and the dog ignores you, also the neighbours are fantastic (The dog oweners). I would recomend hiring a moped to see the island and it doesn't really matter where the location is... More 

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Bowral, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We had to return to this amazing place once again. This is truly paradise on earth. This was our second trip back to Muri Retreat and it never disappoints ......AMAZING. Steve & Pheobe greeted us with there warm happy faces and fantastic hospitality. Fresh fruit on arrival and a smile that warms your heart straight away. The most fantastic view... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We stayed here as part of our honeymoon. Steve and phoebe were brilliant and so welcoming and helpful, they were always available if we had any questions and had great recommendations for places to go. We split our time in the cooks between rarotonga and aitutaki, staying at muri retreat for 3 nights initially and then another 2 nights when... More 

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

What a fantastic place to start our trip in the South Pacific. Our hosts Steve & Phoebe could not have been more welcoming and helpful. Their local knowledge and tips of the Island are excellent, having tried most of them, they could not be faulted. Ladies if Phoebe offers to take you to a local dance class one evening, you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Muri Retreat is a fantastic place to stay in Rarotonga, the hosts Steve and Phoebe are more than helpful and make your stay comfortable and special. Learning to husk coconuts meant we had more than our share of coconut water and coconut flesh for breakfast! The views from apartment 4 were unbelievable and being set 5 minutes up off the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

From the moment we arrived via shuttle, Steve and Phoebe related to us like friends, giving us advice and teaching us how to husk a coconut. Set back from the coastal road, we had the options of relaxing on site, walking to the beach, or exploring further afield. The garden is wonderful, the pool near the TV "hut" is clean... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Phoebe and Steve our hosts were very welcoming and informative The apartments are a few minutes walk from the beach but wonderful views out to the reef. Plenty of good eating places near by if you can't be bothered cooking. Plenty of kitchen utensils on offer, laundry on ground floor. Beautiful garden setting with small pool to laze in. Units... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

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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