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Etu Moana

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PO Box 123, Cook Islands
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed 4 nights at Etu Moana in May 2015 and it was so amazing I feel compelled to write a review. This place is awesome! All you could hope for in a getaway, beautiful scenery, fabulous views, all the facilities you need and at no extra cost and warm friendly people. We were asked by the owners as we... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our second time to Aitutaki and staying at Etu Moana and it was just as amazing as our first time there in 2013! We stayed in villa 8 this time (instead of one of the absolute breachfront ones) and it was just as lovely cause you can still see the lagoon the moment you open your eyes in... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful stay at Etu Moana made extra special by the relaxed, helpful friendly staff. Mieke and Erik, the couple who ran the place were always around and happy to offer great tips and local information, The girls at reception, Parana and Ruanoo were always happy, professional and organised. Although there was no restaurant or bar, the honesty... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I can't add much more than what has already been said by other reviewers. This was my wife and my third stay at Etu Moana in four years. We love the place, the breathtaking location and views, friendly staff, great facilities and the house cats, Ten and Ginger, in particular. We always have a very relaxing time on Aitutaki, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent - Etu Moana is for us the best small leading hotel in the Southern hemisphere. We expected much and enjoyed our week from the beginning to the last moment.......................................,..........................

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

It was an amazing time. Very good service, very nice hotel. We think it's the best you can get on Aitutaki if you are looking for a small and personal resort. We got a free upgrade and a free late check out. The rooms are amazing, the spot is also fantastic for snorkeling and SUP. Mika (Manager) and her team... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

What an amazing place. We stayed in one of the beach villas No 10. Beautiful rooms with all the usual, air con, indoor and outdoor showers. A small kitchen and a lovely balcony to watch the amazing sunsets. It's set right in front of the sea which is fairly shallow all the way out to the reef. Kayaking and snorkelling... More 

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

What can we say...it's probably a good thing that we can't think of much to write about Etu Moana itself on our fourth visit to this wonderful place. That means it hasn't changed, and we wouldn't want it to! Etu Moana is still the same charming residence we remember. This time we stayed in Villa 4, one of the beachfront... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Every detail of this hotel has been thoroughly thought out. The space is designed so that all the villas can see the sea. The staff were very friendly and the breakfast was very good. The pool and bar area is lovely. It can rain at this time of year but each room has a DVD player and reception has a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This was our third visit to Etu Moana and by far our best yet. We loved the manager Mieke and her team, they went out of their way to make us feel at home. We'd also like to thank Parana who organized all our activities and helped us plan our stay. Definitely book fishing and snorkeling tours while you are... More 

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