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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we stepped onto this property, it was a warm friendly inviting atmosphere. We had a honeymoon villa (beachfront)...was perfect! The room was amazing, it was spacious, had everything we needed. Amazing location, private, the best for relaxing in the water, the lagoon was special...the best snorkelling we have had (comparing it to Hawaii), loved the hammocks. Loved...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lagoon villa. It was awesome with a view of the glorious lagoon. Breathtaking!! From the moment we got there until we left we were taken care of and treated like family. The snorkelling was just a few steps away and was fantastic. Mii was very helpful and helped us book our excursions. She was great!! Hope to...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Royale Takitumu is a great place to stay and play by the beach. The rooms were spacious and clean. The bed was very comfortable. There is a refrigerator, toaster plunger pot/ French Press. If you watch television there is one in your room, but we were only able to get one or two channels. But seriously if you're in...

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana Phil and thanks for your great review of your stay at Royale Takitumu. While we so appreciate your kind words about our amazing location, the amenities in your private, thatched-roof Villa, and the fun activities, we particularly thank you for your comments about Mii and our friendly local staff, of whom we are so very proud. We are...

Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for three nights before staying at rumours. The gardens are beaaautiful. Well landscaped and they include beautiful fish ponds surrounding the villas. This place is very, very private and the staff are not intrusive at all, but helpful. The lagoon was the best we have been too. No pollution, algae and a huge array of fish for snorkelling....

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana Sarah and thank you so much for your wonderful review of your stay with us at Royale Takitumu. We are thrilled to read that you enjoyed your stay, and we thank you so much for your kind words about our amazing location, the absolute privacy, and great gardens and landscaping. We do try our best to ensure that...

Sydney
Reviewed December 31, 2016

My husband and I stayed in the VIP villa No. 4 for seven days. The villa is comfortable and well equipped with microwave, toaster and good sized fridge so you can prepare meals if you choose. We found this very useful in preparing our breakfast as we enjoyed relaxing and not having to go out early to eat which is...

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana and thank you so much for your lovely review of your stay at Royale Takitumu. It was wonderful meeting you, and we are thrilled that you chose to stay with us. Thank you for your kind words about the privacy and amenities in your individual, thatched-roof VIP Villa. We are thrilled to read that you would like to...

Auburn, California
Reviewed December 13, 2016

We stayed at the Royale Takitumu four years ago for a one week visit. We had such a good time that we didn't hesitate to book there for another two weeks. We were not disappointed! The grounds and the villas are still beautifully kept, and the staff is wonderfully friendly and helpful. We again stayed in one of the beachfront...

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana Brent. Nothing makes us more proud than when guests choose to return to Royale Takitumu multiple times. This lets us know that we must be doing something right! It is wonderful people lie you that help make Royale Takitumu such a special place, and we consider you to be part of our global Royale Takitumu family. Thanks so...

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this amazing place for our anniversary. If you want the holiday of a lifetime stay here! Beautiful lagoon, wonderful staff, very comfortable villas. If you are looking for a very special holiday experience I can highly recommend staying here. Hope to be back one day.

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Kia Orana Jason and thank you so much for your amazing review of your stay with us at Royale Takitumu. We were thrilled that you chose Royale Takitumu to celebrate your Anniversary. Thank you so much for your very kind words about our amazing lagoon-front location, private individual thatched-roof Villas, and our friendly local staff, of whom we are so...

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed November 13, 2016

We had a memorable time staying at Royale Takitumu. The beachfront villa's are exactly like the brochure! Clean, comfortable, relaxing and a view of the beach to die for! All the staff are fantastic.Mii is an absolutely wonderful host. Nothing was ever too difficult for Mii to organise! Bill and Amber are so easy to talk to. Their knowledge of...

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana and thank so much for your amazing review of your stay with us at Royale Takitumu. We appreciate your very kind words about Mii - we are so very proud of her! We thank you for choosing Royale Takitumu for your relaxing beach holiday - and we can't wait to see you again, very soon! Meitaki!

Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here as part of our honeymoon! Greeted by amber on arrival with a nice cold drink! Amber sat with us to show us all the best places to visit on the island and get our bearings! Showed us to our amazing bungalow and how everything worked! Bottle of champagne cold in the fridge, beautiful! Huge fruit platter so...

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana Wendy. First off, another big congratulations on your wedding, and thank you for choosing Royale Takitumu for your honeymoon in Rarotonga. Thanks for your kind words about Amber, Mii and our great local staff. We are so very proud of them! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and we can't wait for your...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed November 8, 2016

A fantastic location for those wanting a quiet, private, relaxing hotel! The staff are fantastic, the rooms are well catered (comfy bed) and the view is amazing, literally beach front! Ample car parking onsite was helpful, along with the free to use snorkel gear and kayaks.

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Kia Orana Joel! Thanks so much for your very kind words about Royale Takitumu, and in particular, about our lovely local staff, of whom we are so proud. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your private individual thatched roof Villa, with its amazing beachfront location. We are also glad that you enjoyed our fun and free activities, including snorkeling and...

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  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Royale Takitumu provides our guests with a truly relaxing, intimate, beachfront holiday with a distinctively authentic, Polynesian Cook Islands experience. Ten individual, private bungalows boast breathtaking views of Rarotonga's finest white sand beach. Royal Takitumu is a small, secluded private resort, located close to nearby sites, shops and restaurants, with services you expect from a large resort. Royale Takitumu embodies the wonderful and unique aspects of this island paradise. Royal Takitumu - Genuine. Natural. Cook Islands. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royale Takitumu

Address: PO Box 1031, Titikaveka 0001, Cook Islands
Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Titikaveka
Price Range: $244 - $452 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royale Takitumu 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Royale Takitumu Hotel Titikaveka
Royale Takitumu Rarotonga, Cook Islands - Titikaveka
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“Honeymoon and VIP villas are beachfront”
 of 5 bubbles drewcath, 1 week ago | Read review
“Honeymoon villas & VIP are the best for proximity to beach. villas are fine too. You may have to take ten more steps to the beach.”
  • Relaxing outside our room.
 of 5 bubbles W4809JDphilm, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“VIP Villa & Honeymoon suites have the best view”
 of 5 bubbles firstimetraveller, Dec 31, 2016 | Read review
“All the villas have their own special privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles tnt3212016, Nov 13, 2016 | Read review
“Definitely go for the beach front rooms over the garden rooms, the view is amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles 879joelb, Nov 8, 2016 | Read review
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