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Napa Beachfront Hideaway

Black Rock Beach, Avarua, Cook Islands
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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via Alice Springs
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
29 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I came to get away from everything for 3 nights over easter and found it beautifully relaxing. With only 3 bungalows it is not a huge resort, and the other occupants were quiet and friendly people. The beach is right there, and the constant sound of waves breaking on the reef lulled me to sleep! A lot of my pain... More

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28 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2010

We stayed here for 8 nights in total, in between trips to other islands. Like the last reviewer, we were also forgotten about on our arrival at 6 am, but this was not a big problem for us, the room was quickly made ready. Metua is a very kind lady and makes you feel very welcome; on our last night... More

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san francisco
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5 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2010

We stayed actually next door at the Reefcomber sunset motel which is not listed in rarotonga as it just cma under management by the napa beacfront hideaway. The latter was booked and they moved us next door. Pros) 1) amazing value. we were absolute beacfront and complete privacy. no thoer place can provide this at this price 2) metua and... More

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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19 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2009

We stayed for 4 nights; the chalets are light, clean and airy. We really liked the privacy of only 3 units. The owners are very nice and we were sad to leave.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2009

Located right on the beach on the western side of Rarotonga, Napa Beachfront Hideaway is a very relaxing and secluded accomodation. The bungalows are clean and very well furnished for all needs, and everything is kept on a "humane" size (do not expect a five star industrial resort here !). The beach is very agreeable. Deep enough for swimming, good... More

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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2009

We spent a week in one of the bungalows. The place is really nice for realaxing compared to hotels and more cramed bunglow resorts. We loved the fact that our kids coul run around in the garden without us watching all the time. Our kids are 4 and 6 and they had lots of exciting things to do. The beach... More

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Santa Clara, California
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2009

There are 3 Beachfront Hideaway bungalows. We stayed in the one closest to the beach. The size is great for 2, the porch is overlooking the lagoon. 25m to the water's edge. Just gorgeous!! This is a great deal! Walk to 5 restaurants and one small grocery store. RENT SCOOTERS!! It's FUN and you will need them. Bus goes clockwise... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2009

No called paradise without reason! Our own slice of paradise to return to again and again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2009

We have been to Napa 5 times now since 03, getting engaged there in 05,a great location with fantastic beach front and stunning sunsets. Bungalows are always clean and very functional with Capt Moko, Jill and Papa Slow being great friends that look after your every need. Weather is normally fantastic, food is fresh and local ( try the Humu's... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2008

In March 2008, we found we could cover the cost of a trip to the Cook Islands with our accumulated Airpoints Dollars, so we booked return trip flights from Wellington to Rarotonga. A couple of months later, while searching the Internet to learn about things to do while in the Cook Islands, we discovered the Cooks are a popular destination... More

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Address: Black Rock Beach, Avarua, Cook Islands
Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Avarua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Napa Beachfront Hideaway Rarotonga, Cook Islands

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Napa Beachfront Hideaway is a small intimate accommodation on the western sunset side of Rarotonga. Situated on a beautiful white sandy beach our 3 bungalows are fully self contained and we have Papa Slows Beach Bar and Grill available for guest use. We guarantee you will enjoy your tropical island holiday, the view and the sensational sunsets. ... more   less 
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