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Tamanu Beach

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   PO Box 59, Cook Islands
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Ranked #6 of 10 hotels in Aitutaki
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A lovely place to stay with excellent location and the beach of course with very good snorkeling. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Loved the casual style and most of the staff are very helpful and smiling.

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is for you. The rooms are clean and spacious. The grounds are well kept by invisible gardeners. Polite and friendly people. The restaurant food was of an excellent standard. The steak was great. Good value for money in comparison to the place up the road. Same view, Same size room. Less pretentious. Will recommend to others

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Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

+ (positive) - fantastic view over the lagoon - nice, clean, big bungalow's - great food in restaurant - quiet - good general manager and reception. They have good contact with guests, do things for you. - fire night is fantastic to see - ( less positive) - some of the girls who work in the restaurant looked really bored... More

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North Vancouver, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our week at Tamanu was the trip of a life time. A real paradise. The staff were pleasant and helpful, the bungalows clean and roomy, the pool refreshing and well maintained. The open air restaurant was just a short walk along the beach. The food was excellent although there was a shortage of fresh vegetables at times. The waters just... More

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Peyton, Colorado
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Tamanu Beach resort lives up to all the hype. Anything we needed was immediately provided. The Resort was quiet, very well maintained and the staff was there to provide service promptly and efficiently. Very friendly. The general manager introduced himself to us upon arrival and checked in with us several times during our stay. The restaurant was two minutes... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether you would rate Aitutaki in the Cook Islands as a One Star or a Five Star vacation, depends on your expectations. If you are expecting the Polynesian Resort at Disney World or the Hilton Hawaiian Village, then you would rate it as a One. But, if your expectation is The Swiss Family Robinson or a Quiet desert island near... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our garden bungalow, breakfasts, meals (including Cultural Night and BBQ night, service and experiences at Tamanu Beach Resort were all top shelf! I have read a few of the reviews below and cannot for the life of me believe some of the comments. You are no more than a two minute walk to the restaurant from anywhere in the resort.... More

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Park City, Utah
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Spent 5 nights in Feb, 2014. This is the low season and the place was only about 1/3 occupied which was very good for us as the rest of the island was also very empty. The island itself is the attraction, beautiful beaches, friendly people, great snorkeling, good diving absolutely no crowd, we would love to return and would definitely... More

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Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

thank you Tamanu for having us stay at your resort, we had an enjoyable and relaxing time spending Valentines day at your resort was a bonus..... The management and staff were very friendly, you have the best chef!! our Tuna and Steak was cooked to perfection.the bungalows were very clean......will defintely recommend your resort.....Meitaki Atupaka

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Calgary, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We spent 3 nights at Tamanu in a beach front villa, it was wonderful. Although it was very quiet there as it was their slow season, it was a great time for relaxation. If it is night life you are looking for then I don't think this is the place. The room was clean and the staff were very accomodating.... More

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Also Known As:
Tamanu Beach Aitutaki
Tamanu Beach Hotel Aitutaki
Address: PO Box 59, Cook Islands
Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Aitutaki
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 10 hotels in Aitutaki
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tamanu Beach 3.5*
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