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Aretai Beach Villas

Village, Amuri, PH31645, Cook Islands
Aretai Beach Villas
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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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Tauranga, New Zealand
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

if you really want to lay back & relax this is the place to be. No fancy restaurants or engineered entertainment just a lovely beach with lovely people & perfect to relax & re-charge. The beach is tidal but has an all tide swimming lane of around 200m. Quiet with lovely sunsets. Kayaks free & available to explore the lagoon.

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Bay of Plenty Region, New Zealand
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Aretai Beach Villas was everything I expected great accommodation in a perfect setting. Spacious Villas with everything you need and you only have to ask if you want something from the friendly welcoming staff. Mama is the best.!! This place is great for families or a romantic getaway, private and peaceful. Grab a scooter and you can easily get around.... More 

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Perth, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The price of the 2bedroom/2 bath villa was way too high for the standard provided. *no aircon! And its hot! *no wifi *isolated so you need a car ($70 per day) *no luxury service for price tag (a bit unprofessional at times) *beach 'ok' but nothing like Oohu or other beaches of that beautiful white that we all travel for!!... More 

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Perth, Western Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It appears I will be leaving my first ever negative trip advisor/air bnb rating! :( I did attempt to sort the below issue with the owners, to no avail. Basically, we feel the price of the 2bedroom/2 bath villa was way to high for the standard provided. The Aretai Beach villas are very casual, which is fine....(we have stayed in... More 

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siena
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Beautiful location only afew miles from the airport in a very tranquil part of the island. Not many tell you that a villa right on the beach on the west coast of Aitutaki can be very hot in the afternoon when the sun hits... It is not the case of Aretai beach villas. The two front units are shadowed by... More 

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

My family and I we spent one week at Aretai beach villas. It was wonderful. The weather was rainy and cloudy but despite this we loved Aitutaki and this delicious small cottages that Mamy runs with incredible grace. The cottege are large and spacious, well furnished and some by the sea. They have a well-equipped kitchen and hot and cold... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

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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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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