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Etu Moana

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06/06/2017 06/07/2017
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Toronto
Reviewed August 22, 2009

Villas 1 and 3 are the best. Right on the beach. The entire villa is dripping with beauty and charm in the lovely garden and pool. Skip Rarotonga and just stay at the Etu Moana.

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4Thank wanderlusterYYZ
tiana07, Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Kia Orana wanderlusterYYZ. Thank you so much for your short but sweet review of Etu Moana. It sounds as though you thoroughly enjoyed your stay in paradise. You will be pleased to know that since your visit, the gardens have grown even more lush and colourful. Maybe you should come back and see them for yourself once again!! Thank you...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed August 20, 2009

My husband and I spend 12 glorious nights at Etu Moana (Villa 1 – absolute beachfront) for our honeymoon. After much research (reading countless reviews on TripAdvisor) we decided to spend our entire time here and could not be happier with our decision. We had high expectations for the hotel, the staff, and the island and everything was met… or...

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tiana07, Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Kia Orana heartravel21. Thank you greatly for your photos and fabulous assessment of Etu Moana and your Cook Islands experience. We are all so pleased that your 12 nights with us was so special and enjoyable. It is very true that Aitutaki offers 'as little or as much as you want'. We believe that the island has something to suit...

California
Reviewed August 7, 2009

My husband and I loved Aitutaki and the Etu Moana. We stayed at the Etu Moana for 5 nights and could have easily stayed longer. The service is amazing and personalized. Jim and Joanne go above and beyond to be sure that your experience is fabulous. The bungalows were clean, comfortable, and had everything you could possibly need. The views...

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tiana07, Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Hello CandACalifornia. Thank you for your kind review of Aitutaki and Etu Moana. It is very much appreciated. We are delighted that you had a fabulous time with us and wish to come back one day. We very much hope that you do. We have many return guests here at Etu Moana and it is always wonderful to see them...

Visalia, Ca
Reviewed August 4, 2009

My wife and I traveled with another couple (the LostKooKs) to celebrate a trip of a lifetime. We did mega research on the web and booked everything ourselves. I can't say anything more about the Etu Moana that hasn't already been said. The location is great!!! Jim & Jo Anne treat you like family. The staff is great. Teressa, Lovey,...

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tiana07, Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Hello KookstersBall (and LostKooks too). Thank you so much for your feedback and photographs. David is particularly impressed that you put his photo on Trip Advisor!!! We are all very pleased that you had such a wonderful time with us and enjoyed your South Pacific adventure so much. We hope that you venture to the beautiful shores of Aitutaki once...

Playa Flamenca, Spain
Reviewed July 30, 2009

We spent 6 nts at Etu Moana in Villa 2 (beachfront) which is just up off the sand. We too like privacy but, unlike a previous reviewer, were not conceited enough to think that everyone passing by villa 2 was looking in at us, we didn’t consider we were that interesting or important. Maybe we could be seen when sitting...

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blueseastar, Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Hello BritintheOrient. Thank you for your lovely review of Etu Moana. It is greatly appreciated. We are glad that you had such a fabulous time in the Cook Islands and enjoyed everything that Aitutaki and Etu Moana had to offer. We hope to see you again some time in the future. Happy holidays. Regards - All the team at Etu...

Kununurra, Australia
Reviewed July 26, 2009

Although we had tried to get a booking at Etu Moana we really didnt have a hope only 3 weeks before travelling! Instead we stayed at the also fabulous Pacific Resort. I have to do this reveiw for Etu Moana though because when we called in to say hello to the staff and check out what we had tried to...

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blueseastar, Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Hello outriggerkay. Thank you for your positive feedback regarding Etu Moana and David's fabulous and unmissable coconut show! We are delighted that you loved our Villas and the entertainment on offer. We really appreciate your review despite not staying with us this time and hope that if you return to beautiful Aitutaki that you will stay with us next time....

Boston, MA
Reviewed July 24, 2009

We stayed at Etu Moana for 7 days in June and it was incredible. When we were descending into Aitutaki on our Air Raro flight it was clear we were about to land in paradise. The beautiful lagoon with the many shades of blue and long stretches of beaches were astounding. When we arrived at Etu Moana, we were greeted...

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blueseastar, Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Hello jinx1832. Thank you for your delightful review of our resort. We greatly apprecaite your feedback and are very pleased that you had such a wonderful time with us in paradise. It sounds as though you had an amazing time making all those difficult decisions regarding what to do every day!!!!!! Ah, vacations in paradise hey! They can be so...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed July 23, 2009

After all the hype of previous reviews maybe I had expected too much. It was lovely being met at the Aitutaki Airport and being showered with leis and driven to Etu Moana. The complex of beautiful gardens is really lovely and a credit to David who works in them all day. We said hello and goodbye to Joanne but did...

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australia
Reviewed July 22, 2009

I'm sorry we are going to disapoint some people here but I believe in "keeping it real" We stayed in a lovely hotel in Raratonga for 5 days prior to arriving at Etu Moana, we were in a villa on the beach, we had a great choice of restuarants on site and closeby. We booked 5 days at Etu Moana...

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San Diego, CA
Reviewed July 19, 2009

Upon arrival to Aitutaki we were met with a lei-greeting by Tere who delivered us to paradise at the Etu Moana. We stayed in Villas 2 and 4 for 5 nights (June 22-27) and couldn't have been more pleased. Lovey, Teresa, Tere, Pa, and David made our stay amazingly relaxed, tending to all of our wants and needs as we...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Etu Moana Beach Villas offers ten Polynesian style villas with thatched roofing. The Villas are situated on a beautiful white sandy beach and you have a mesmerizing view of the turquoise lagoon from each Villa. The Villas are all self contained and have a kingsize bed, large covered verandas, and Tasmanian oak floors. The style is crisp and modern. We offer complimentary Tropical breakfast, kayaks, SUP, snorkel equipment, and bicycles. In the rooms are smart TVs with 40+ movies on a hard drive. You are also able to listen to your own music by connecting your phone via bluetooth with a sound bar. In addition we also offer a gift USB card, coconut drink, ei's and airport transfers. The lovely Cook Island staff at Etu Moana are waiting for you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Etu Moana

Address: PO Box 123, Cook Islands
Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Aitutaki
Price Range: $342 - $579 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Etu Moana 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Etu Moana Aitutaki
Etu Moana Hotel Aitutaki
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Aitutaki
#1 Luxury Hotel in Aitutaki
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“Villas to seaward end of site offer great sea views and pool access.”
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“We were in Villa 7 which was perfect for us.”
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“We had beach view villa. It was great, only 5m to the beach”
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“All villas are good!”
TheFlyingScotsman87, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“All the rooms are excellent but a sea view is well worth the extra money.”
shazlomas77, Apr 13, 2017 | Read review
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