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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is a beautiful quiet resort with amazing friendly staff. We stayed in a garden villa which was lovely and peaceful. Everything is beautifully maintained. You take your shoes off and head for the sandy floor restaurant on the beach. Nice to sit and eat breakfast and enjoy the fresh sea air and the sound of the waves on the...

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This is our second holiday to Rarotonga and our second stay at Manuia. Wow we had another fantastic holiday. This place is adults only and set on the sheltered side of Rarotonga with the best sunsets. We stayed in Room 7 very close to the beach but all rooms are close to the beach. We love the outside shower and...

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2Thank ElaineCreighton
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is our second visit to this resort in Raratonga. There are probably other good places to stay, but we loved it the first time and wanted to have the same experience again. The resort is clean, comfortable and well positioned. Getting around the island is easy- bus at the door. The resort is on the beach, so great swimming,...

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1Thank JBandSB2917
Gosford, Australia
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner here on the beach. Seafood platter for 2. A storm came in and we all got a little wet, but it added to the atmosphere. Staff were lovely as well. Take your shies off and sir at tables in the sand right on the waters edge.

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2Thank M D
Papakura
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Nice Rooms well serviced but little disappointed with how we were treated at Bar/Restaurant on our first night there so chose to dine/drink elsewhere. Ladies in laundry were so helpful and friendly so made up for our bad experience

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1Thank Wendells62
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place with cordial staff, good prices in front of one the most beautiful landscape at sunset of the world. Management is always helpful and gets to know you in person. Music at night and restauarant on the beach with sand under your feet make this place magic. We loved our days of honeymoon here.

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1Thank Ndr981
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I couldn't fault this place, it was just what I needed at the time. Very relaxing and peaceful. The rooms were cleaned daily and well. Everywhere is sandy so do expect to get sand in the room. Bowls are supplied outside to rinse your feet before entering the room but it would a very careful person who didn't get some...

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Thank Winniethepooh126
Auckland
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Sue and the team at Manuia Beach Resort are so very friendly and helpful, nothing is to much trouble. The resort is small, quiet and very beautiful. We had a beachfront room and the views were out of this world, so very close to the beach. We particuarly enjoyed Sue's Mystery Tour Experience, something she does at no cost to...

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Manuia is a lovely resort with stunning gardens and a fantastic location. The poolside is kept very clean and there are plenty of loungers, bean bags and chairs to lounge around in. The rooms are spacious and comfortable and its a very peaceful spot. I did however, feel that there are a few things that could be improved on given...

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Thank Lynda C
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I stayed here with 2 girlfriends for a birthday and we had the best time ever. The staff were immediately friendly and helpful and we felt right at home. The restaurants sandy floor meant I could go for meals in bare feet which was pretty awesome, and the view out across the pool and beach was magical, especially at sunset....

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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
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Arorangi
Price Range: $290 - $595 (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 - Arorangi
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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 , 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“they are all fantastic..loved walking around the resort on their daily manicured paths”
 of 5 bubbles azza1971, 19 Oct 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, 18 Oct 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, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the rooms nearer the beach if you can. Room 7 is good”
 of 5 bubbles Nakigirl62, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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