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Aroa Beach, Cook Islands
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Vaikoi
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a wonderful place you have Mata and Kathy. We enjoy our stay with you just that little bit more each time we come. Whether you book the house or one of the smaller bungalows accommodation at Vaikoi is welcoming, private and superb. Just the right mix for us, set in a beautiful tropical garden with the beach only a... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from 11 days, staying at Vaikoi. Our 1 bedroom bungalow was superb. It had absolutely everything we needed. Mata and Kathy made us so welcome. We highly recommend this accommodation in Rarotonga. If you're looking for a self-contained bungalow, this is the place to stay.

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Geelong, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This was our third visit to Rarotonga and this time we decided to stay at self-contained accommodation. Vaikoi is located very near the Rarotongan Resort down a road off the main island road. It has two one bedroom bungalows and a larger house for families. The main attraction for us was its location to Aroa Beach which is where we... More

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Dargaville, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

There is only one word to sum up this property "EXCELLENT". We have been staying at this property for the past 3 years and are coming back this year. Kathy and Mata make this property so special. There is 2 one bedroom villas and 1 large 3 bedroom house. We have used the front 1 bedroom villa as well as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013 via mobile

We had lovely stay at the vaikoi. It did take some finding as its not signposted from the road, so take the name of the road with you. Adopted by the three cats, particularly as our hosts were overseas. When they were around at the early part of the stay we were gifted with fresh bananas and passionfruits. It was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

What a Fantastic place to holiday, Mata a great host with everyone of our needs met. We stayed for 7 nights and We will be back. This place provided A holiday like no other With a great beach close by and delivered fresh fruit. Highly recommended

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Vancouver, BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

We are a family of 3, travelling at the time with a 10 month old, and this was such a perfect little house. We wanted a self-contained place and this was clean and stocked with the necessities when we got there. If you wanted to pay a lot and have a hotel, this isn't the place; but if you want... More

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Tauranga
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

We flew in last night from our 8 night trip to Rarotonga, where we stayed at Vaikoi the whole week, With a large group of friends staying at the Rarotongan - I wanted to book somewhere close by that was self contained with a bit of space for us and our 6 month old (as we're not really 'resort' fans),... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Lois & I spent 7 days in Rarotonga, staying at Vaikoi back in 2010. This was our 2nd stay with Kathy & Maata. We have absolutely no reservation in recommending Vaikoi. We wanted something self contained, clean, comfortable and quiet and it was this and more. It provided everything we needed and was in immaculate condition, with very hospitable hosts... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

We just came back from a 10 days holiday staying in the one bedroom bungalow.My partner and I had a fantastic time in our stay in this peaceful and tranquil place. We have been adopted by one of the property's cat ,Rocky.Since we are both cat people,we had the bonus of this cat's company.The beach is a 2 minutes walk... More

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Additional Information about Vaikoi

Address: Aroa Beach, Cook Islands
Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Aroa Beach
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Vaikoi Rarotonga/Aroa Beach

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