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Manuia Beach Resort

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Orewa, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner chose to stay at Manuia for a well needed break away for many reasons, location, sunsets, peace & quiet in an adults only resort, beachfront views, all day sun & shade, room decor at more.. For his first trip to Raro, he was completely blown away by the welcoming nature of everyone we met. Sue's team have an...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous place for couples of all ages. Beautiful quiet spot on the western side of the island. Lovely simple rooms. Especially love the outdoor shower. Pool was fab, and the OTB restaurant too. Staff were awesome - friendly and helpful. A great first ever visit to Raro.

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1Thank Janette K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an awesome holiday. Staff were friendly and helpful.room was great . Restaurant was fantastic. Great location on the beach. Keen to come back! Sue (the manager) was always helpful and friendly. Pool was awesome right on the beach

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1Thank Avon S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Room was great..no issues..location on the beach was closr enough. .fortunately our room had protection from the setting sun...something to consider. .CEO Sue was on hand most days if you had a problem or wanted info..This resort has my endorsement but I will reserve any comments in regards to the privately owned restaurant .

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1Thank markokingsharko
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 5 nights here and enjoyed every moment. We did not realise it was an adult only resort but that certainly enhanced our visit. It is a small resort with only 24 units which suited us fine. If you're looking for a party resort this isn't for you. Sue, the GM, made us feel very welcome and we especially...

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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed March 13, 2017

We stayed at Manuia Beach Resort in early March 2017, We had a excellent stay. It is a smaller resort and has an 18 plus age limit. We found the staff , amenities and total relaxing experience there excellent.

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CT
Reviewed March 5, 2017

I have waited 5 years to actually book a vacation at this resort. I have looked at it patiently, until I was able to go with my husband. I can tell you ~ it was worth the wait. The location is perfect distance from the ocean and the main road. The size of the room in perfect. Everything you need...

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1Thank mkiaorana
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

We had our honeymoon at this resort and headed back for our 25th anniversary. The resort had pretty much been rebuilt post the 2010 and think had some more work done recently. We had a beach front unit (#5) that over looked the pool and out across the reef. Great to sit on the deck and watch the sunset. Resort...

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Mexborough
Reviewed February 24, 2017

We had bungalow 5 right at the front by the pool, the only noise at night was the distant pounding of the surf on the reef. The room was clean, comfortable and nothing was too much trouble for the friendly, attentive staff. The infinity pool was a marvelous feature and in January there wasn't a trace of a wince on...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed February 21, 2017

Hands down fantastic!!! Stayed many places on the island and working in the travel industry I have high expectations. Manuia Beach Resort didn't fail to deliver. Gabby at the bar was a delight as were all the staff we came across including Mary who cleaned our room. Stayed in a very quiet, private garden room that was very spacious and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Your Polynesian Paradise at Manuia Beach Resort awaits you... Marvel at the magical sunsets over a sparkling blue lagoon, while lounging on your sheltered, white sandy beach fringed with swaying coconut palms. Wander through the tropical gardens on your way to the beach side infinity pool. Rest your elbows on the pool edge and soak in the view across the beach, through the lagoon onwards to the waves crashing on the barrier reef beyond. Sip a refreshing tropical cocktail delivered to you from the Beaches Restaurant and bar, or enjoy your Polynesian inspired meals in the restaurant while you trail your toes through the sandy floor. Manuia Beach Resort - your Cook Islands resort accommodation - is set right on the beach in private and peaceful surroundings on the sheltered sunset coast of Rarotonga. You will love the authentic Cook Islands style accommodation, with the coconut thatched suites complete with island style decor and modern amenities such as air conditioning. Walk through the sandy path down to the water and be stunned by the beauty of the poolside area. The infinity pool, Beaches Restaurant and Bar with its relaxed authentic Polynesian cuisine, loungers set invitingly facing the beautiful lagoon, and attentive local staff, will all set the stage for your dream Rarotongan get-away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manuia Beach Resort

Address: Main Rd Arorangi | Beachfront, Arorangi, Cook Islands
Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Arorangi
Price Range: $243 - $402 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Manuia Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Manuia Beach Boutique Avarua
Hotel Manuia Beach Boutique
Manuia Beach Resort Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Pay for the upgrade & go beachfront.. You won't regret it !!”
JenniesCatch, 1 week ago | Read review
“We had a garden room. I would choose it again because you are further back from the pool/restaurant area so less people around”
JanetteK853, 1 week ago | Read review
“Room 9 was close to beach, pool and restaurant.”
mkiaorana, Mar 5, 2017 | Read review
“The front bungalows 1-6 are the best.”
GeoffreyL461, Feb 24, 2017 | Read review
“We loved our room #3 but I think #5 would be great.”
shazhelin2013, Feb 18, 2017 | Read review
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