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3.0 of 5 Villa   |   Village, Amuri, PH31645, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the beachfront villa for 5 nights at the end of July/early August and were very happy with the standard and location. The villa is roomy and modern with everything you need for a self contained holiday, but handy to some good eating places if you want to stroll along for a meal out. The beach area in... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I loved staying at Aretai Beach Villas, it was not a hotel but more like a home (without the clutter) Driving into the property through the lush bush, you enter an oasis of tropical gardens with fibrant tropical color and aroma .... there is even a ylang ylang bush ! If you arrive on the evening flight you do not... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Wonderful villas right by the beach. Location handy to both ends of the island and to two resorts with restaurants. Had everything you could possibly need in the house as well as lovely fruit :-) Kayaks made for an easy trip out to the reef to snorkel and a good swimming hole has been dug out nearby on the beach.... More

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Tauranga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I have just returned from staying for 8 nights at Aretai Beach Villas and wow it was just paradise. The location is beachfront and it is a perfect beach for swimming , snorkling,kayaking or just sipping cocktails as the sun goes down. The sunsets rate as 10 out of 10. The villas are roomy and comfortable with a kitchen if... More

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

A group of 6-8 us stayed between two of the villas for 8 to 10 days and it was pure bliss. The front villa was right on the sand, and we picked coconuts off the beach every morning for breakfast! We watched sunsets from the beach chairs and used the kayaks to paddle into the lagoon for snorkeling. The villas... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014 via mobile

We have just spent 5 nights at Aretai. Enjoyed our time but unfortunately the lack of air con spoilt things. Yes, it was the hottest time of the year, yes we knew there was no air con at Aretai, but if we realised how uncomfortable it would be, esp trying to sleep at night we probably would have chosen elsewhere.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

We had a very relaxing 6 nights in September, the weather was beautiful and not too many mozzies (maybe because didn't rain that much). The flyscreen keept most of the insect away. Mama is always accomodating and nothing is too much trouble. The villa we stayed was very roomy and bright. I suppose it's not a first class accommodation but... More

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Thames, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We had eleven nights at Aretai in September 2013 and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. "Mumma" who is the property manager is an absolutely wonderful host. We extend our grateful thanks to her. The two housekeepers Puna and Helen were lovely ladies who kept our beautiful villa lovely and clean and well services in every way and the gardens looking so nice.... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We had selected Aretai Beach Villas as the highlight of our visit to the Cook Islands. Up on arrival we discoverd a nice and spacious property with large bungalows right on the beach. Unfortunatly the bungalows are quite worn out and ours was not properly cleaned. There was sand all over the place not only on the floor but also... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

We stayed at Aretai beachfront villa for 5 nights. Located right on the beach, very low key, bach style accommodation, set in beautiful gardens. We ate in most of the time, walked the beach, lay in the very comfortable sun loungers under the sun and coconut trees, watched the sun go down. Swam in the swimming holes just down from... More

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Additional Information about Aretai Beach Villas

Address: Village, Amuri, PH31645, Cook Islands
Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Aitutaki
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Aretai Beach Villas 3*
Also Known As:
Aretai Beach Villas Hotel Aitutaki

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