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“Phenomenons property that exceeded our...”
escape to paradise and stay right on Muri Beach for your island holiday !
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escape to paradise and stay right on Muri Beach for your island holiday !
pool # 1 - relax in your own large lagoon facing pool just steps from the famous Muri Beach ! pool #2 our newest pool also included for your use! it is also set well away from the house
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escape to paradise and stay right on Muri Beach for your island holiday !
pool # 1 - relax in your own large lagoon facing pool just steps from the famous Muri Beach !
pool #2 our newest pool also included for your use! it is also set well away from the house
and at night, there are solar and spot lights outside, great sunsets too!
award winning holiday home on a large private beach front section with your own lagoon facing pool !
the pool is 9m long x 4.5m wide and faces the lagoon & Taakoka Island (motu)
the large salt pool is directly in front of the house
this 3/4 acre section is secluded and off the main road and leads on to Muri Beach!
view from the lawn on to the private beach access
BBQ & outdoor dining facing the lagoon
large spacious deck with BBQ facing the lagoon
stairway leading up to upstairs bedroom/ensuite and balcony
large comfy couch in a open plan bright airy room leading out to bi fold doors onto the deck
modern pacific island themed decor
full kitchen, large fridge freezer and - yes a dishwasher!
two modern bathrooms, one up, one down. the downstairs bathroom has a washing machine.
upstairs looking to the bedroom
white sandy beach
taakoka island, right in front of the house and section
Muri is renowned for its white sandy beach
stroll down the lawn and onto the beach from your own private access
downstairs bedroom and ensuite, screened door leading to deck & pool
upstairs bedroom and ensuite with screened sliding door to balcony
open plan and modern living
landscaped with lots of lawn and garden
looking up from the beach to the house
its all about the pool !
view from the beach!
i never get tired of the view from the end of the lawn !
ever changing island style bed covers, door leads through to bahtroom
all landscaped and well maintained by the owners :)
6 kayaks to use
lush tropical landscaped gardens
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Muri, Rarotonga, Southern Cook Islands

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663janine...
1 review
“Phenomenons property that exceeded our expectations.”
Reviewed April 11, 2018 for a stay in March 2018

The property is maintained to an exceptional standard. The owners Sarah and Adam were great to deal with from my initial contact through to the day of our exit.
Perfectly located in Muri with lots of amenities close by.This was by far the best place I have stayed at in Rarotonga on previous visits and would definitely stay there again.

Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Apr 12, 2018
kia orana. thank you for your comments. feedback such as this is appreciated and helps others to know they are making the right decision when looking at where to stay. also thank you for being such great guests! come back soon, kia manuia adam & sarah
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Caroline...
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
“Paradise”
Reviewed March 16, 2018 for a stay in February 2018

Fantastic comfortable accommodation. Extremely well equipped. Amazing location right on Muri Beach. Easy walking distance to many restaurants and cafes. Would definitely stay again.

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Management Response
Mar 17, 2018
kia orana. thanks for your comments and for being such great guests. hopefully you had a fantastic two weeks in the house and took some great memories home. come back again. kia manuia. adam & sarah
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SarahCamp...
Auckland, New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Relaxing Beachfront Stay”
Reviewed February 28, 2018 for a stay in February 2018

We had an amazing 5-day stay at Taakoka Muri Beachfront Villa! The villa was spacious and tidy with all amenities - we really didn't have to leave! We were right on the beach but also had a beautiful pool available for swimming. Adam and Sarah were very helpful with any questions we had. I would highly recommend - we'll be back again!

Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Mar 1, 2018
kia orana. thanks for your comments ! 2018 is going to be another busy year, we are glad you got in early and enjoyed your stay. look forward to seeing you again in paradise :) kia manuai. adam & sarah
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Richard W
Wellington, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
75 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Super location, awesome pool”
Reviewed September 29, 2017 for a stay in September 2017

We spent 7 fantastic sunny days here. Heaps of room and to wake up each morning and dive into the private pool was brilliant especially after a few drinks the night before. Sat on deck eating breakfast and watching the whales jump on by, they were only one km out and you could see them clearly. We saw them 5 days in a row. We loved the independence of the unit. The local eating places were great with heaps of choices of what to eat. The night market food selection in Muri was very handy. Our group was made up of two couples with heaps of space in the house. There was also a great selection of DVDs and books. A great place to relax and unwind. Totally recommended.

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Management Response
Sep 30, 2017
kia orana guys! thanks for your comments, we are glad you enjoyed the whale watching from the deck! the lagoon facing pool has always been a major factor int his house being so popular as it looks right on to the lagoon. come back soon. kia manuia. adam & sarah
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Tidswells
Auckland Central, New Zealand
1 review
“Taakoka Villas, Muri Beach”
Reviewed July 25, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Wow what a fabulous place to stay with our two teenage children. Lovely villas, comfortable beds, super swimming pool, use of kayaks complimentary. Excellent location and handy to everything. Will definitely be back.

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Management Response
Sep 30, 2017
kia orana and thanks for your comments, you were awesome guests! as you know our huge 3/4 acre property runs off a long driveway away from the road and ends on muri beach, our location is so central yet you wouldnt think so. our private beach area is quiet and well away from the crowds ! would love to have you bak anytime. kia manuia. adam & sarah
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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“fantastic muri beach house !”
Reviewed July 1, 2017 for a stay in June 2017
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we booked this house for 14 nights and did not want to leave! the house sits looking at the muri lagoon with a island in the middle of the lagoon we explored with the kayaks provided. there is a large pool for our own use and a second pool away from the house that the kids also loved.

the owners were great to deal with from the begining and were on hand throughout our stay. everything was within walking distance and we returned our rental car after two days once we stocked up at the supermarket, everything else was right there in muri. we cooked meals on the bbq on the deck that faces the lagoon or walked 5mins to the night market. there is also a conveniance store 100m from the driveway.

we had a couple of wet days so retreated inside and made use of the dvd's and books provided. the bedrooms were very comfortable with large beds and the doors had insect screens so we could leave open. the lagoon was crystal clear and we kayaked or snorkelled daily right off the lawn.

would recommend to anyone and hope to return to paradise real soon !

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Management Response
Sep 30, 2017
kia orana. wow we appreciate your accurate and honest feedback. after 14 nights in taakoka villa you are most certainly qualified to comment. to anyone reading this looking to book Taakoka Villa - you cant go wrong! kia manuia. adam & sarah
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Sparkslov...
Melbourne
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Suited us perfectly”
Reviewed June 4, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

We stayed 12 days at Taakoka and were very happy with our choice. Having a full kitchen meant that we could negotiate meal times easily with our 5 yr old daughter and it also helped keep the cost of our holiday down by not needing to go out for dinner all the time. There is two convenience stores within walking distance and we went into the supermarket in the main town centre to source most of our meat and veg. We ate out a couple of times at local restaurants as well.
A lot of people rent a car for their stay in Raro, but we actually got around just fine via the local bus (and saved quite a bit of $ as a result, plus met some locals).
Was very happy that the photos were a good reflection of what we had booked - the pool and lawn in particular with that gorgeous view of the ocean is exactly as shown. What we didn't realise (and which will prompt a return to CI) is that CI is surrounded by a lagoon and hence the waves break about 100m off shore - so the beach is lovely and calm with no crashing waves. It was absolutely perfect for our 5 yr old as it gave her a chance to explore safely. The beaches and indeed all of CI is very very clean too - fantastic compared to other south pacific islands we've been to.
Weather was good - we had a couple of days where it was a bit rainy/windy but it was never cold (25-28deg during the day and around 20 overnight).
And to top it all off, there are wild chickens roaming about - so no need for an alarm clock as the local roosters take care of that :)
Would happily return to Taakoka

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Management Response
Jun 5, 2017
kia orana and thank you for your comments. 12 nights was a great amount of time to experience rarotonga, muri and our little slice of paradise. our lagoon is a fantastic playground for all and is right on your doorstep! our great location in muri means you can have access to everything within walking distance without needing a car. look forward to seeing you again. kia manuia. adam & sarah
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