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Magic Reef Bungalows

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Arorangi CK, Cook Islands
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I went to Rarotonga for our wedding anniversary so wanted to stay somewhere that was more for couples, beachfront, reasonably priced and small (as opposed to a large resort/hotel). After looking at their website and reading all the reviews here on Trip Advisor, we made up our minds to try Magic Reef. We were not disappointed!! When... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We found ta truly magic place to unwind and totally relax. Angela and Simon are the perfect hosts - friendly, helpful and they do everything they can to make your holiday enjoyable. If you like something quiet and not touristy, this is for you. Loved it was self contanined so you didn't have to eat out all the time and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beachfront bungalow was located metres off the beach. The bungalow has a real rustic look and feel but is also stunning! The bungalows have a fully equipped kitchen and fridge - bonus fruit platter on arrival - YUM There is a TV, no channels, but DVDs available at the front desk for those rainy evenings. Happy to help make... More 

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Picton, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

However simple an event you are planning on an island you've never visited before, relying on internet reviews to make your choice of wedding package and honeymoon location has got to be something of a risk; how relieved we were to find those reviews weren't exaggerating. From the moment we were met at the airport by owner, Simon placing leis... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

When you visit a place the second time, you always wonder if it will live up to the same expectations. Well Magic reef has done that and more yet again Angela, Simon and their staff are as helpful as ever. The Bungalows are clean, tidy , serviced regularly, and are off exceptional high standard. We arrived on a Sunday all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We spent 12 days at Magic Reef for a time of rest and relaxation. We are an elderly couple and I needed some time out after a busy period at home. It was perfect. Angela and Simon are wonderful hosts, with a warm welcome on arrival, and helpful in every way during our stay. The location and grounds are beautiful,... More 

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We feel so lucky to choose Magic Reef for our first one week vocation in Cook Island. Everything is beautiful there: the quiet white sand beach, the stunning sunset view, the lovely bungalow, the excellent accommodation, the neat garden, ... , and on the top of all, the real friendly owner and staffs, who made us feel absolute welcome and... More 

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Oamaru, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Our second visit to Magic Reef - we couldn't imagine anywhere better on Rarotonga to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary celebrations. Ideal to relax, unwind and enjoy the lovely surroundings. Simon and Angela are sublime hosts taking time to settle you and an set you up for the best in dining options and things to see and do. Even attention... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The most beautifully set thatched roofed bungalows you'll find in Rarotonga - the gardens are luscious with an exquisite view of the ocean and reef. Relax in bean bags and loungers beside the pool or sea. Stroll along the beach to a couple of excellent restaurants and bars, hire a car locally or use the Magic Reef scooters and bikes... More 

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Christchurch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We stayed for 8 nights in May 2015 as a couple – on a relaxing holiday. We have been to Raro a few times now so this was just about having some relaxation in the sun rather than site seeing. We thought this place was fabulous (and when we return to Raro again this is the only place we will... More 

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