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Vara’s Beach is the only budget accommodation set right on beautiful Muri Beach, the most popular and prime beach on Rarotonga. Famous for its perfect white beaches and small islands called “motus” that you can swim, kayak or walk out to. We offer budget style accommodation with lovely fully self-contained Beach Studios, Ensuite as well asTriple/double/single and Dorm rooms. Vara’s Beach is situated on the Eastern side of Rarotonga only 15 minutes drive from main town Avarua, with bus stop, bike rental, souvenir shop and a pharmacy at entrance. koka Lagoon Cruise is located on the property and offers the best Lagoon Curise on the island. Absolutely convenient to everything with bars, dive centers, sailing club, and much more only minutes stroll. Vara's Beach is the place for those looking for fun and excitement, or for those just wanting to relax and unwind and get away from it all. Meet and mingle with our friendly staff and make new friends...
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Reviewed November 23, 2016

We stayed for 2 nights at Vara's before flying to aitutaki. We couldn't fault the view. It is right next to the beach. Our room was okay, of course not five stars but the facility was decent and definitely comfortable. Just a couple of meters...More

Date of stay: October 2016
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Reviewed September 3, 2015

This was home away from home what more could you ask for. Serena was a great there when you needed help and information. Very friendly, kind and welcoming as was her family. This is a great place for family and friends to stay at. I...More

Date of stay: August 2015
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Reviewed September 24, 2014

Good value 'guest house', would stay again. Right on Muri beach. I would recomend walking down to the rugby league club when a game is on and meet some of the locals. Facilities are not flash, but the deck and beach make up for it.

Date of stay: October 2013
2  Thank Blingcorp
Reviewed February 15, 2014

Stayed here with my son as part of our 4 month round the world holiday. We stayed in apartments on the hill which although we had our own en suite room we shared a kitchen with some great students on a similar trip to ourselves!...More

Date of stay: April 2013
4  Thank kevin L
Reviewed January 10, 2014

We just had a 10 day stay in Grand View Lodge and it was perfect! Carl and Pua are amazing hosts and always eager to help out. Carl dropped off fresh fruit from the property regularly, and the fresh lychee's made for the perfect cocktail...More

Date of stay: January 2014
3  Thank Hannah D
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"Self contained rooms are better."
Blingcorp
Sep 24, 2014
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"If you have a bit of extra cash then the cabins and apartments do offer a much higher standard of..."
RoyChalmers
Nov 20, 2013
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"Beachside is best for some, more sunny more going on. But at the back much more quiet, though got the..."
travelkiwi8
Oct 11, 2013
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"Go somewhere else give this one a miss !!"
SteveScragg
Aug 28, 2013
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ALSO KNOWN AS
vara`s beach house hotel muri
LOCATION
Cook IslandsSouthern Cook IslandsRarotongaMuri
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20
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