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Manuia Beach Resort

3.5 of 5 Boutique Hotel   |   PO Box 700, Arorangi, Cook Islands
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Arorangi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My daughter and I stayed here for 9 nights at the beginning of July. Our stay was amazing. The resort was everything we could have wished for and more. We stayed in premium garden suite and the room was lovely. The outdoor shower is just the best. The staff were fantastic, everyone there was friendly and went out of their... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have just spent 10 days here and really enjoyed it. We were upgraded to a beach front room, which made our stay extra special. The resort is situated on the western side of the island which means you can enjoy wonderful sunsets. Our room was spacious with quality furnishings and we especially liked the outside shower! The restaurant is situated... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed for 12 days in a garden villa, early July. 4 other members of her family stayed here and other members of the family stayed at other places locally. The rooms had been upgraded since our last stay. We loved the outdoor showers. The place was spotless. The staff were attentive and hardworking. The housekeeping and... More

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Sydney, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have recently returned form a lovely weeks stay at Manuia...Every aspect was outstanding,from the staff and their total commitment to satisfying us and their friendly personalities to,the resort location and facilities and rooms....We were made to feel so very welcome and that we truly belonged...We enjoyed all of our meals and the Island night dinner and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an absolutely amazing time staying at Manuia. Everything about it was fabulous. All the staff there were so welcoming and so helpful with any queries we had. The receptionist Kuri was fantastic about booking tours and restaurants for us. The manager Rajiv was fantastic. Always came and greeted us and cooked gluten free pancakes every morning for my... More

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Trier, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Resort is just stunning. Great location, great staff, good food, really nice beach. The complex is very nice with the big garden and the sand paths everywhere. The rooms are spacious, modern and have everything you need! The outdoor shower is very nice. I can definitely recommend the property and will hopefully come back again very soon!! I am... More

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Otago Region, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed with our Manuia family just last week. Had the most amazing time, enjoyed the beautiful people. Stunning place to stay with such wonderful staff. Chef...Fantastic! Rooms were awesome, beautiful gardens,outdoor shower a highlight. Fantastic activities going on at the resort with great entertainment and yummy cocktails! Such a great atmosphere. No spa or fitness centre but marked with excellence... More

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Pukekohe, New Zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Manuia was highly recommended to us by our travel agent, and deservedly so. From the friendly greeting on arrival to our farewell we can not fault this resort. We paid extra for a beachfront room (number 2) and were not disappointed. Wonderful views over the lagoon, quiet and private and lets not forget the outside shower. Although it could get... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Stayed Manuia Beach Resort May 2014 and appreciate the hospitality of Resort Manager Alex and Reservations Mgr - Laiza and her team - all very friendly and welcoming . The poolman is to be applauded as the pool is kept beautifully clean, the gardener Roy does a fantastic job maintaining the gardens and paths and the restaurant staff are also... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

Recently visited Rarotonga for my 5th Wedding aniversary and stayed with Manuia resort...the reception staff kura was extermly helpful also Liaza manager at reception was very friendly they arranged are late night transfers.they very prompt in arranging day tours for us...Rooms were very clean and well maintained .garden and infinity pool were also cleaned and maintained well.Mama pancakes for break... More

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Address: PO Box 700, Arorangi, Cook Islands
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Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Arorangi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Manuia Beach Resort 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Manuia Beach Boutique Avarua
Hotel Manuia Beach Boutique
Manuia Beach Resort Rarotonga, Cook Islands

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Your Polynesian Paradise at Manuia Beach Resort awaits you... Marvel at the magical sunsets over a sparkling blue lagoon, while lounging on your sheltered, white sandy beach fringed with swaying coconut palms. Wander through the tropical gardens on your way to the beach side infinity pool. Rest your elbows on the pool edge and soak in the view across the beach, through the lagoon onwards to the waves crashing on the barrier reef beyond. Sip a refreshing tropical cocktail delivered to you from the Beaches Restaurant and bar, or enjoy your Polynesian inspired meals in the restaurant while you trail your toes through the sandy floor. Manuia Beach Resort - your Cook Islands resort accommodation - is set right on the beach in private and peaceful surroundings on the sheltered sunset coast of Rarotonga. You will love the authentic Cook Islands style accommodation, with the coconut thatched suites complete with island style decor and modern amenities such as air conditioning. Walk through the sandy path down to the water and be stunned by the beauty of the poolside area. The infinity pool, Beaches Restaurant and Bar with its relaxed authentic Polynesian cuisine, loungers set invitingly facing the beautiful lagoon, and attentive local staff, will all set the stage for your dream Rarotongan get-away. ... more   less 
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