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Auckland NZ
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Reviewed November 19, 2015

This resort really has the potential to be an outstanding place with glimpses of what it could be on our stay. Although it was lovely surrounds, for the price we did expect a bit more consistency in service and amenities and at times we were a little disappointed. Dinner in the restaurant was really pricey, but on all but our... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

Just got back from 10 days here. Loved it! We had a garden room and were very lucky to also have a bit of a view out to the beach. The outdoor showers are cool & a handy place to hang up wet swimsuits etc. all the staff very friendly & it was nice that Sue one of the owners... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

We didn't stay here but came for a cultural night they were holding at thier restaurant.... the traditional food waa really really good along with brilliant entertainment atmosphere and staff.... the location was lovely right on the beach!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed November 11, 2015

5 days of pure relaxation for our anniversary. Our room overlooked the pool and right out to the reef, it should have been a postcard! This resort is picture perfect and your time will be best spent with a book beside the pool. Deck chairs and umbrellas were easy to come by, just take your togs, jandals, sunscreen and you're... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

We had our wedding at Manuia Beach Resort 2 weeks ago. It was like a fairytale dream. Everything was beautiful. The flowers, beach, flowers everywhere, island serenade, conch shell player,, beautiful beachside dinner with our guests. We stayed here for 2 weeks. The staff were very friendly, room service daily, beautiful pool area, friendly resort.

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Thank Nihonihoohura
Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

Wow! What a truly fabulous place to have a relaxing holiday! Superb friendly helpful staff ( nothing too much trouble including arranging screens in the restaurant for the all important recent Rugby game) , stunning location - with both pool right on beachside and the handy beach. Really quiet place with a very boutique feel - not at all like... More 

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

This is a decent little resort along the west side of the island. We initially booked into the Te Manava, just south of Muri beach but received a call from our agent saying that there was no availability. After some research, we picked Manuia as an alternate and were happy of our selection. After spending some time on all sides... More 

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Reviewed October 26, 2015

We stayed here for 6 nights - it was absolutely great. So relaxing and didn't have that corporate, 'blank' feel at all like a lot of the resorts. Very laid back and with no kids around so plenty of oppourunity to kick back with a drink and read in silence! The team are all so helpful, friendly and lovely. We... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

Such an amazing place to stay! We were very happy in room 7, one back from the beach! The view from the lounges was perfection, the cocktails were divine & the staff were all so so lovely, and so helpful with any questions. My husband and I very much enjoyed our stay here :) wifi was very pricey, but this... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed September 24, 2015

What a perfect place for couples to chill out, no children, no fuss just good service and perfect for a romantic getaway from it all.. You get used to the odd free roaming rooster wake up call but for sunsets on the beach cocktails and happy hours you couldn't wish for a better spot... but don't tell everyone ..it's our... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
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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: $205 - $419 (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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“The beachfront suites are incredible! you look out your front door and you're looking at the gorgeous blue ocean/lagoon :)”
 of 5 bubbles , 3 weeks ago | Read review
“they are all fantastic..loved walking around the resort on their daily manicured paths”
 of 5 bubbles azza1971, Oct 19, 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms 1-6 have the best views and are close to the pool and restaurant, other rows quieter still.”
 of 5 bubbles barnyard2016, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are up to a high standard, even the rooms without a beach front are very acceptable”
 of 5 bubbles Richard343, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the rooms nearer the beach if you can. Room 7 is good”
 of 5 bubbles Nakigirl62, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
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