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Manuia Beach Resort

5.0 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014
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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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Tigaki, Greece
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We have recently arrived back from a 9 day stay at Manuia Beach resort. Intially there were a couple of little things that were not as planned but along with Alex the manger who helped to put things right the rest of our holiday went much better. Two staff who really stood out were Puretu and Kura who was always... More 

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San Francisco, California
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65 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

This resort has a lovely location,and with just 24 rooms is small enough for the staff to get to know you quite well. The 6 absolute beachfront rooms look out over the small lounge area to the lagoon beyond,however for three of the nights we were there the view was blocked by a large tent set up for a wedding…which... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We stayed here for 6nights of our honeymoon in Rarotonga and had an amazing time! Alex the manager is really friendly and was always ensuring that we were happy with everything at the resort. Breakfast was really good each morning and the resort island night was an intimate experience. Only a small resort so nice and quiet, beautiful sunsets every... More 

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Auckalnd
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We stayed at Manuia for 3 weeks over Xmas and New Year, this is our 3rd time staying at Manuia which says it all really, its a stunning setting, beautiful clean rooms, friendly helpful staff, great location if you want to nip into town or eat out somewhere different. In our opinion its the best on Raro. Thanks to Alex... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

This was the best "resort" we have ever stayed in. All adults, boutique size and beautiful beach front make this place a must stay for anyone traveling without kids. We loved the life style on Rarotonga and this hotel seemed to fit right into it. The staff are super friendly and helpful but not in your face over the top... More 

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Kiwi in London
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

My family and I were invited to a 21st birthday celebration on Rarotonga and had been told by a friend who had been to Rarotonga a few months before where she would recommend we stay. She had stayed at Manuia Beach and couldn't speak highly enough of the accommodation. We decided to book and, from the moment of our arrival,... More 

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La Mesa, Ca
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

My wife and I stayed here a week over New Years. There are 24 units made up of 12 duplex cottages. They are all palm-thatched and quaint, fairly large for two people. There is no TV, just a radio-clock and a fridge. The shower is a walled enclosure outside the bathroom, and very nice. There are about 6 staff, who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

We had a fabulous 7 days based at Manuia Beach Resort, the only complaint, it was 3 to 4 days too short. :( Quiet, relaxing, paradise. Sit in the pool, lay in the hammock, a daybed on the beach, all to keep an eye on that beautiful blue Pacific. The island itself is VERY safe, friendly, clean and tidy. Safe... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

This was my first trip to the Cook Islands, and so I relied on the recommendation of my local travel agent who booked my stay at Manuia Beach Resort. The online photos looked good, but the actual experience far surpassed my wildest expectations. The staff are lovely. Nothing is too much to ask. The cook is reputed to be the... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We stayed here for 5 days over NZ Labour weekend. The resort is close to town and there is a car rental right opposite (although they ran out of cars when we were there). Our room was large and had everything you need. Loved the outdoor shower, perfect after the beach. Our room was close to the carpark and whilst... 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:5 star — Manuia Beach Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 24
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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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