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Sunhaven Beach Bungalows

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Main Rd, Arorangi., Arorangi, Cook Islands
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Glasgow/Poznan
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68 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in this resort for 3 nights only, as before this we initially stayed Muri beach for 5 nights and then in Aitutaki for 10 nights. This was meant to be just a short stay before our flight to French Polynesia. We loved this place so much, we would definitely be back here one day again. Before our 10... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Things we loved : fresh homegrown fruit every day, clean and comfortable, felt very safe, staff really nice,beautiful location right on the beach, snorkeling was great, free car rental thrown in, Patti even did our laundry when she had time, saltwater pool was nice, beautiful grounds, on the right side of the island, secluded and private, the ability to cook... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Aaaah, what peace! After so many restless nights in other hotels I finally found the quiet I was looking for. It's a simple beautiful resort with wonderful flowers on a gorgeous beach (although not great for swimming, too many corals) with many palmtrees and glorious sunsets. Everything is very clean and lovely, the rooms spacious and new, all your wishes... More 

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Uncledennis, Owner at Sunhaven Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Kia Orana Kelea2014, Wow! thank you for your heart-felt words. We all enjoyed having you stay and getting to know you. I am so happy you were able to enjoy our glorious sunsets and that hammock! We remember your stay with the fondest of memories and maybe one day we will meet again. Kia Manuia, Dennis and Patti, Ali, Elfred... More 

Hannover, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

The Sunhaven is a beautiful small resort and has a nice location on the west coast with amazing sunsets. When you look for a relaxing holiday this is the best place to stay. Everybody was so nice and helped us in each way. Thank´s again for everything! We will never forget that. We wish you all the best!! Lindi &... More 

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Uncledennis, Owner at Sunhaven Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Kia Orana 317daniel, Thank you for your great review. It was an absolute pleasure to meet you both and to help you during your stay. So happy you were able to enjoy the beautiful Sunsets and the peaceful, tranquil location. We also will never forget you both and hopefully one day we will see you again. Kia Manuia, Dennis and... More 

Mount Martha
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67 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Impeccably clean, absolute beach frontage and beautiful grounds, however it doesn't stop there - fantastic service and advice, beautiful sunsets, free snorkel gear and kayaks, fresh fruit. Owners Dennis and Patti attend to any needs without fuss and promptly. Loren on reception is welcoming and friendly, with lots of great advice and will do any bookings. Ali who drove us... More 

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Uncledennis, Owner at Sunhaven Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Kia Orana DebraLeeR, Awesome to hear your feedback and so happy to read you found this the most relaxing holiday you’ve ever had! Thank you for the high recommendations and so glad you were able to enjoy the swimming pool. The passion fruit are coming along well but as Patti said not ready till January/February and it is torture seeing... More 

Portland, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

What a wonderful time we had at Sunhaven! The bungalows are spotless and so inviting! We arrived early and were immediately escorted to our home for the next 9 days. We found fresh flowers on the coffee table, fresh fruit, bread, milk, coffee, tea and sugar waiting for us. The property is beautiful and located right on the beach. Snorkeling... More 

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Uncledennis, Owner at Sunhaven Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Kia Orana 2015travelgal2015, Wow!! “Best accommodations in the South Pacific!” That’s quite an accolade. Thank you so much Irene and Barb. And thank you for posting a great review about your wonderful holiday at Sunhaven. You will be missing “sundowners” with the other guests who helped make your holiday so memorable. It was our pleasure to help you with your... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

We have recently spent just over three weeks at Sunhaven, being our 7th visit. I think this one sentence explains all. We absolutely love the place and will not stay anywhere else. The whole place is spelling relaxation, comfort and perfect hospitality. Thanks to Patti, everything is spotless and Denis makes sure everything works. We miss it already, being back... More 

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Uncledennis, Owner at Sunhaven Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Kia Orana EvaPete919, As always, it was awesome to have you both back at Sunhaven. Seven holidays over the past eleven years really does say it all - and still counting! I know you have struck up quite a few long friendships with some of our other multi returning guests who have, like you, been coming back year after year... More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

This is a relaxing calm place to stay - just a wonderful rest from work. It is a small complex so no crowds and no noise - perfect. Its right on the beach and within a few minutes walk to the Shipwreck bar which is rated on of the best beachside bars in the world. The pool is beautifully clean... More 

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Uncledennis, Owner at Sunhaven Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Kia Orana bianca5699, It appears you were able to completely chill out during your time with us. It is our goal that all our guests feel this way and go home refreshed. I’m thrilled you found everything at Sunhaven spotless and perfect. I’m also thrilled you found our staff to be professional and helpful. I have passed on your encouraging... More 

Sydney, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

We had a fantastic time staying here twice - before & after visiting Aitutaki. The rooms are spotless with beautiful fresh flowers and a lovely fruit basket (and we were welcome to get extra bananas from the owners anytime). The beds are super comfortable (as is the lounge on rainy days) and it is lovely to sit out on the... More 

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Uncledennis, Owner at Sunhaven Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Kia Orana Melissa S, Thank you for your awesome review and recommendation. It was nice to have you back from Aitutaki for a further few days and we are rapt that you regard Sunhaven as your “home away from home” We look forward to your return and your ‘super comfortable’ bed will be waiting for you. Hopefully there will be... More 

auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

We also arrived to early but were made to feel very welcome and were accommodated straight away thanks. Sunhaven is a pleasure to stay at clean,tidy friendly, close to all you need shops,bars,resturants town etc. I feel we will return in the not so distant future

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Uncledennis, Owner at Sunhaven Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Kia Orana satchmoAuckland, I’m glad you had a pleasurable stay at Sunhaven and that we were able to let you into your room early as it was free of guests and had been serviced. We look forward seeing you in the near future when ‘the Fields get back on tour” Thank you for your review. Kia Manuia, Dennis and Patti,... More 

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