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Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights at the Manuia Beach Resort. I had forgotten to call ahead to let them know when our flight was coming in, but somehow they were there waiting for us when we arrived at the airport anyway. My husbands luggage had missed one of our connections and the sweet gals in the office made calls for us...

1Thank Angela S
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

What a lovely spot. We had 3 days here then moved to Muri. But we went back a couple of times add they have a Great pool and restaurant on the beach and the accommodation is peaceful and quiet. We will definately be back to stay and rest up again.

Thank Phil N
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

The hotel itself is nice. The rooms are simple but clean. The food in the restaurant was nice. The beach is not for swimming. It's very shallow and full of rocks and corals. But at the end it's all about the people. The staff was definitely not as nice as described in the reviews. It seemed like we were bothering...

3Thank Martin C
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

One of the best places that I've ever stayed in the South Pacific. Wonderful location, friendly staff and great accommodation. Felt totally relaxed at the end of my stay. Booked premium garden room but was upgraded to beach view room for first night and complementary bottle of bubbly. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Valerie F
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Well maintained with very friendly staff. Beautiful surroundings, comfortable, tidy rooms with a cool outdoor shower. Beautiful food. This place was just amazing loved everything about it, planning on returning next year.

Thank 757tracy
Reviewed 5 December 2015

This is a small boutique and kid free "resort" with about 25 cottage style rooms. Well maintained and groomed. We had two rooms one back from the beach front we still had sea views. A pleasant restaurant / bar on the beach, adjacent to the pool. A good standard of lunch and evening meals along with a reasonable drinks range....

2Thank DancerA99
Manukau, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 November 2015

2 years ago I proposed here to my beautiful wife. So it was only appropriate that for our 1 year anniversary I plan another dinner at this lovely resort (due to another couple's wedding). Again my wife did not know of anything because the staff and Sue were able to keep everything secret and to our specific order. Everything from...

Thank TakeMeAway84
Feilding, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 November 2015

I cannot speak highly enough of the Manuia Beach Resort. The staff are awesome, the setting was fabulous, the rooms were great. This is a great place to rest, relax and unwind. I will definitely be going again

Thank SuzanneWells
New Plymouth
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

I booked with ease a 4 bedroom house attached to Manuka Beach Resort. The house was perfect for the family, 5 persons all adults, having full kitchen, bbq and lounge areas allowing us to relax and do whatever. The house was situated right on the beach and approximately 1 kilometer from the resort. We had access to resort facilities, happy...

1Thank Grant L
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Excellent small resort with very friendly staff, lovely location, excellent rooms and a great restaurant and pool. My wife and I had a week there and were sorry to leave. There are 24 units with bathroom and outdoor shower which was lovely. Units are arranged in attached pairs but we heard no noise from adjoining unit. We had a beach...

Thank timcpoppa

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • 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
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Arorangi
Price Range: $343 - $502 (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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“We loved our room #3 but I think #5 would be great.”
 of 5 bubbles shazhelin2013, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Garden suites on the outer south side offer more privacy”
 of 5 bubbles Fritzi532, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We like to be close to the beach but the garden rooms were beautiful because of the gardens”
 of 5 bubbles JulieC245, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Garden rooms are quieter yet close enough to the sea”
 of 5 bubbles heatherbE3076BS, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We like the garden rooms away from the beachfront which are somewhat cooler in the heat and really good value”
 of 5 bubbles sally_519, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
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