We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tianas Beach Villas

South Muri Beach, Cook Islands (Formerly Tianas Beach Bungalows)
Hotel amenities
Book on
TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Rarotonga
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Tianas Beach Villas
Add a photo
Add Photo Write a Review

15 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is magic. I wasn't expecting much as it is a budget villa, but to me it was absolutely perfect for our 5 nights there. While some extra maintenance in the kitchen could improve the functionality, we ate out a lot, including at 5 star resorts as we could afford to with such reasonably priced beach front accommodation. The... More 

Helpful?
Thank Julie-Anne T
TianasBeach, Public Relations Manager at Tianas Beach Villas, responded to this review

Kia orana Julie-Ann, Many thanks your feedback and I am happy you enjoyed the fabulous beachfront location at Tianas. I't really can't be beat for its location, especially at that price. I will pass on your thoughts to Geoff regarding some kitchen improvements and I appreciate your honesty on this. All the best Ian More 

1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful holiday and very relaxing. The sun and rite on the beach, swimming loved it what more can you ask. It's heaven..... Looking forward to next year, will bring the family back to Tiana's. .. Geoff don't forget, we will be back.

Helpful?
1 Thank I8355HFannam
nz
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Loved the place, right on the beach, our unit was just great and clean. Lovely host and very helpful, and went out their way to make us feel at home.Dairy shops, cafes, restaurants and kite surfing are within walking distance. See you next year, cant wait.

Helpful?
1 Thank chargir
Gore, New Zealand
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We are 7th time visitors to the Cook Islands and have rented privately owned properties prior, so we are not expecting 4 or 5 star accomodation but unfortunately this did not measure up to photos that are on the website. The location is superb and the view from the balcony is to die for but that is about where it... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank scobby1966
TianasBeach, Public Relations Manager at Tianas Beach Villas, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments about declining standards of cleanliness during 2013. These have been addressed by Geoff and Ana who took over Tiana's Beach Villas from Geoff's parents in late 2013. The interiors and exteriors have since had a good clean and general maintenance of facilities. We haven't received any negative comments since and whilst Tiana's remains a budget property... More 

Travelers are raving about these Rarotonga hotels

Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Geat bechfront location, couldn't be better placed, price reasonable, but for everthing else. Kayaks, were looking forward to going kayaking as per the website, but alas no kyaks, when inquired advised to go hire some. Had to clean the shower on arrival, sheets stained, windows that didn't shut, blowing a gale curtains flying around like a flag. Needs a "makeover"... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Lynette C
TianasBeach, Public Relations Manager at Tianas Beach Villas, responded to this review

Thanks your feedback. I'm happy to say that Tiana's has been taken over by Geoff and Ana and the place is looking clean and tidy again and all linen has been replaced. We did have a problem with the kayaks for a few weeks when the local distributor ran out of kayak repair kits (the reality of island life!) and... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
Level Contributor
28 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

The location of this property was fantastic - couldn't ask for better. But the place was very run down and definitely needed a decent clean! The pillows mouldy, the towels old, a broken toaster and a microwave that didn't spin around (resulting in our burnt scrambled eggs)! I was most disappointed that the website offered kayaks for guest use, but... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Nicole C
TianasBeach, Public Relations Manager at Tianas Beach Villas, responded to this review

Thanks your kind words and we are thrilled you had a great time at Tiana's. Looking forward to seeing you again next year! More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

An awesome little property, perfectly located in Muri beach. It is old and basic, but clean. The shower is great but bring a hair dryer. For the price, I don't think you could find better right on the beach. Would definitely return.

Helpful?
1 Thank Debbie T
Winnipeg, Canada
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

We stayed at Tianna's in November 2012. We found the hosts go out of their way to make your stay enjoyable, they'll pretty much help you with everything as long as you just ask! Beach front property with restaurants, vehicle rentals, activities, and small grocery store all within walking distance. Not to be mistaken with an all-inclusive, $400/ night resort,... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Gavin P
Wellington, New Zealand
Level Contributor
37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

We stayed at Tianas in June 2012. Its right on the beach in Muri, which is just about the best beach in Rarotonga. Its basic... but its clean, comfortable and GREAT value (NZ$120 or NZ$160 a night), and its very functional and its the BEST location! It felt like a batch or holiday home. There are 2 one bedroomed Villas... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Laurence_and_Trudi
Kaikoura
Level Contributor
19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2012

Tianas Beach Bungalows Stayed at Tianas in 2011.The hosts went out of their way to make our visit a great holiday.Nice beach ,fantastic fish life to view while swimming around the nearby Motu .Good clean tidy accomodation .We have stayed in Raro many times and this place is by far the best value for money . We wouldn,t ,stay anywhere... More 

Helpful?
4 Thank JOHNVKaikoura
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

17 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (17)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (7)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (3)
Viewed
Other (6)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Rarotonga hotels
0.0 mi away
Sea Change Villas
Sea Change Villas
#1 of 12 in Titikaveka
5.0 of 5 stars 620 reviews
0.0 mi away
Manuia Beach Resort
Manuia Beach Resort
#2 of 3 in Arorangi
4.5 of 5 stars 331 reviews
0.0 mi away
Little Polynesian Resort
Little Polynesian Resort
#1 of 2 in Titikaveka
4.5 of 5 stars 390 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.0 mi away
Sunset Resort
Sunset Resort
#1 of 5 in Avarua
4.5 of 5 stars 518 reviews
0.0 mi away
Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa
0.0 mi away
Aroko Bungalows
Aroko Bungalows
#1 of 1 in Ngatangiia
4.5 of 5 stars 100 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities