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Avana Waterfront Apartments

3.0 of 5 Villa   |   PO Box 869 | Avana Lagoon, Muri, Cook Islands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Set on yet another beautiful palm fringed beach in Rarotonga, Avana offers a family apartment right on the water that is clean, the apartment is reasonably furnished, is self catering and priced in the very reasonable space. Frankly mid-range hotels in Raro are a lot more expensive and offer very little added value. It has a refreshing pool, a pier... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Pleasant, well-equiped apartments right on the water at the northern end of Muri lagoon. There are picnic tables in the sandy area just in front of the apartments. Great if you are the ones using them but can be disturbing if others sit there making a lot of noise. There is not much privacy and the walls between some apartments... More

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Taupo, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014 via mobile

We have just returned from nine days staying in these apartments. They were great for our family - the pool and the jetty were particularly popular with the children. We self catered and found the apartments worked well.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We had a great stay at Avana Waterfront Apartments. 5 of us stayed in the 3 bedroom apartment which had plenty of room, tidy, simple and everything you needed for a self contained apartment. Water views from the upstairs bedroom and only a couple of steps to the private Jetty which you can jump off and swim in the beautiful... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Family of five (3 teenage kids) had a great holiday at Avana. Plenty of space in the 3 bedroom apartment and the proximity of the pool & beach made it an ideal location. Unlimited access to the kayaks was a big bonus and the snorkelling was out of this world. Thanks to our hosts for a fantastic experience and I'd... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We had a great time in Avana Waterfront Apartments ! We had 3 children and this place was perfect for us ! Clean,calm and great location. The hotel staff, Desiree and Randy are very kind couple !!! Also if you are crazy about fishing you must stay this place because they have a private jetty so you can try fishing... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We have just returned from our 2nd stay at Avana Waterfront Apartments and again were not disappointed. If you want the simple pleasures in life this is a great place to stay. What brought us back and will bring us back again is the beautiful setting, (the jetty a bonus), the fact you are away from the tourist strip (Muri)... More

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Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Our family had a week in The 3 bedroom apartment and found the accommodation and location great. Desiree, Randy and the team were absolutely lovely and super helpful. We had two young children and this location, with its privacy, beach access right out our door, and the jetty for fish watching and feeding was perfect. We loved our stay and... More

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Porirua, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

I have to commend the staff who were pleasant, welcoming and helpful. The complex, due to it's location is surprisingly private, and the jetty was great to feed the fish from. Unfortunately, that's is good as it gets. I say this for these reasons. - insufficient cutlery and crockery with practically no serving dishes or bowls, making self-catering difficult. -... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

We stayed at Avana Waterfront Apartment (formerly Avana Condos) several times during the past 12 years. It has not changed (thankfully) but has been carefully maintained. It is really peaceful, quiet, a little away from the touristy strip of Muri beach, but with Muri beach easily accessible by foot (20mn). Our children adore swimming from the jetty or in the... More

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Address: PO Box 869 | Avana Lagoon, Muri, Cook Islands
Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Muri
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Avana Waterfront Apartments 3*
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