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Aroa Beach, Cook Islands
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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
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Dargaville, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Wellington, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

We stayed in one of Vaikoi’s one-bedroom bungalows for 4 nights in June 2012. The accommodation was perfect for what we needed. The bungalow was clean and tidy, had a great bathroom with a good shower, a good size deck, lovely surroundings and barbeque facilities (shared with the other bungalow). All the basic supplies were provided, plus breakfast foods and... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
20 reviews 20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

In rarotonga for the first time for a wedding and the stayed with another couple in the Vaikoi house. The accomadtion was clean and tidy with plenty of room. What I like most about the house was it was a wonderful alternative to resorts allowing freedom to cook the local fish yourself. The rooster can drive you a bit crazy... More

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Gold Coast
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

Thanks to our wonderful hosts, Kathy and Mata, we had 2 wonderful weeks in Raratonga. This was our first visit to the Cook Islands and we certainly were not disappointed. Mata met us at Bungalow 2 (1 bedroom bungalow) when we arrived very early one morning. Mata's warm welcome was very sweet. The bungalow was spotless and a breakfast pack... More

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

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