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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for a week and couldn't have asked for more. Very well equipped bungalow a little back from the main road so quiet location (apart from the roosters - no getting away from those anywhere in Raro!) and really good location halfway between Muri Beach and Avarua township. Tricia's local knowledge was absolutely invaluable and made a big difference, even... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Set 200m along a side road opposite a beautiful beach and lagoon with easy access to the local transport the Aroa Kainga Bungalows offer great value comfortable accommodation with all necessities and more provided. Service is outstanding with friendly advice regarding what to do where to go and what to eat. All the thinga needed for a great relaxing holiday.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

This bungalow was a lovely place to stay in Rarotonga. It was very peaceful. The bungalow was very well equipped with everything you would need...including reef shoes! The beach was less than a 5 min walk away with good snorkeling.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We stayed in the front bungalow for 9 days, was a lovely relaxing place to come back to after our adventures. Our host Tricia was lovely! Fresh fruit, toast, cereal, tea, coffee and fresh milk was waiting for us in our bungalow as we flew in in the middle of the night, was awesome to wake up and have breakfast.... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

This was a lovely place to stay in Rarotonga. We spent 5 nights here and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The Aroa Kainga Bungalows were clean and tidy and provided everything that we needed. The host Tricia was happy to share her insights into life on the island and gave some helpful ideas on what to see and do. It is... More 

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paty423, Owner at Aroa Kainga, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive feedback. I enjoyed your visit, come again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

This is a very quiet and secluded place to stay. There are no negatives only positive things to say. The bungalow is 300mtrs from the beach. Tricia is the perfect host as she just lets you get on with your holiday but is there for any advise. The welcome booklet explains everything about the bungalow. It is a perfect place... More 

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paty423, Owner at Aroa Kainga, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive praise of Rarotonga and my property of Aroakainga Bungalows and Apartment. It was a pleasure to host you. More 

Sylvania, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

We stayed here about a month ago. It was great, being an experienced traveller to Rarotonga, it is the perfect place for travellers who want their own space all in a comfortable bungalow. Highly recommended, it had everything that we needed. Lovely host too! Definitely would stay there again!

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So. Cal.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Perfectly located in the low density region of Aroa Beach, with easy access to Avarua, Muri, restaurants and swimming/snorkeling. The bungalow provided spotlessly clean,well equipped accommodation for a couple (although a double pull-out was available, more than 2 people would be impractical), 2 mins walk to good snorkeling beach. Tricia, our hostess, could not have been more accommodating and welcoming,... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Love this place and for location close to restaurants, the best snorkelling in Rarotonga and of course the fully self contained bungalows with Trisha as your host you cannot go past this place. Thanks for another gorgeous holiday in paradise and thanks for introducing me in to your yoga group - I loved it!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We loved our stay with Tricia, who makes you feel so welcome, and loved the spacious, private bungalows. Fully self contained units with verandah and BBQ. We loved the location, close enough to the beach, yet off the main road so very quiet. Only a 2 minute walk to some of the best snorkelling on Rarotonga. At the end of... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aroa Kainga Bungalows and Studio Apartment are 2 mins. walk to excellent swimming & snorkeling beaches, including the famous Aroa Beach, on the south west corner of Rarotonga where you can enjoy spectacular sunsets. Ideal for individuals, couples and groups. For your comfort and privacy we welcome people from age 14yrs. This accommodation in Rarotonga consists of two stylish, clean, airy, spacious and well appointed 1 bedroom bungalows and an apartment. Tricia has developed lovely gardens of flowering shrubs, herbs and fruit trees around and between the bungalows and studio apartment that provide privacy and still enable easy communication between them. The bungalows and apartment are designed for a laid back and relaxing time. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aroa Kainga

Address: Onemaru Rd | Aroa Beach, Arorangi, Cook Islands
Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Arorangi
Price Range: $60 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Aroa Kainga 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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