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Sunhaven Beach Bungalows

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Mangonui, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Thank you so much Patti, Dennis & Co. Sunhaven made our holiday one to remember, so much so we will be coming back. Situated right on the beach, the surroundings are stunning, the suites are immaculate, and maintained to a very high standard. Everything was perfect, Quiet, relaxing, no under 15's, Beautiful gardens, lovely people, we didn't want to leave...

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Devonport, Australia
PROPERTY’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 30 August 2016

My husband, myself and adult son stayed for 2 weeks at Sunhaven in early August and loved everything about it. The best feature of the property is the location. It is superb, absolute beachfront and we had the added bonus of seeing whales from our deck on most days. Sunhaven is also very quiet and peaceful and with the pool...

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Uncledennis, Owner at Sunhaven Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Kia Orana Trish V, I’m so happy we ticked all your boxes. How many places in the world can you see whales from your deck? That on its own makes Sunhaven a very special place. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and the many highlights you mentioned. We hope you get to come back one day....

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We would like to thank Dennis, Patti & the boys for making our first trip to Rarotonga a memorable one. The bungalows & chalets are impeccably clean, fresh towels daily & Patti's attention to detail inside the bungalows & the beautifully kept grounds is unrelenting, Dennis' advice on everything about the island (including where to have my new tattoo) was...

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Uncledennis, Owner at Sunhaven Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Kia Orana wbantsam, I’m happy your first trip to Rarotonga was so very enjoyable and memorable. Hopefully there will be more trips in the future. I trust the tat has healed up nicely and I imagine you’re showing it off to your mates by now. Yes not only is our water pressure very good, combined with the UV treatment system...

Reviewed 15 April 2017

We live in NY and chose Sunhaven for a complete unwind after a stressful and exhausting 1st quarter. We stayed there for a week mid March. It was one of the most (if not the most) relaxing vacations we'd had in a long time! The bungalows and facilities are clean, thoughtful in their amenities and have just the perfect location...

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Uncledennis, Owner at Sunhaven Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Kia Orana ExploreTrips77, Nice to see you were able to relax, unwind and have an unforgettable experience albeit in more ways than you would have liked. I’ve never lost a phone and can only imagine your anguish. I trust that now you have it back you’re able to look at all your holiday pictures and reflect on an otherwise wonderful...

christchurch
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Sorry for the late review. Hubby and I stayed here from Xmas Eve to New Years Eve in Bungalow 2 and we had a fabulous time. The staff are friendly, discreet but also very approachable. The bungalows are kept spotlessly clean and we were a few steps from the beach. Hubby enjoyed lazing in the hammocks in the afternoon and...

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Uncledennis, Owner at Sunhaven Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Kia Orana lucystarbuck, Gosh Xmas seems like it was only yesterday! Yes there’s nothing quite like a lazy afternoon in a hammock made possible by NO KIDS to disturb the peace and quiet. Thank you for remembering to review your stay with us. Kia Manuia, Dennis, Patti, Ali and Rouru.

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

There are lots of bungalows on Rarotonga, but Sunhaven is a true jewel. The gardens are beautiful, all the amenities are so well maintained, staff very helpful in looking after your needs, and a great location. Really enjoyed the peacefulness and relaxed atmosphere of an adults only, smaller resort. Took tons of sunset photos, the pool so clean and refreshing....

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Uncledennis, Owner at Sunhaven Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Kia Orana Kate N, Thank you for a super review and high recommendation. You clearly had a good time during your three weeks getaway at Sunhaven. It was a pleasure having you here with us. We hope you can make it back this way sometime. Thanks again for staying at Sunhaven. Kia manuia, Dennis, Patti, Ali and Rouru.

Kimberley, Canada
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Stayed for 3 weeks Jan.2107 - our ocean front deck virtually perfect for morning coffee, afternoon relax, & evening sunset cocktails & dinner. The staff are excellent/all friendly and the owners on site are attentive to requests &/or any little problems. We enjoy cooking local foods on all the islands we go to and found the kitchen sparce for our...

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Uncledennis, Owner at Sunhaven Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Kia Orana RnDBCCanada2014, Thank you for your informative review and high rating. After three weeks you sure had time to get a good feel of the place. Glad we were able to attend to your needs. Thanks again for staying at Sunhaven. Kia manuia, Dennis, Patti, Ali, Akaea and Rouru.

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Just spent six days at sunhaven Beach Bungalows and really enjoyed our stay. We had a beach front room and it was fantastic size and view to the beach and pool. The one thing that outstands is how clean in and outside of the bungalows are. Patti keeps these bungalows and grounds in the best state if have ever seen....

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Uncledennis, Owner at Sunhaven Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Kia Orana Dannie b, Thank you for taking time to share your experience and I’m very happy to see you enjoyed your six days with us. With regard to AC, rather than put up our rates to cover the cost of running the AC we thought it best to keep our rates low and give guests the choice with coin...

Reviewed 2 January 2017

It was amazing place to stay and enjoy this great island. The owners are nice people who help you a lot and make you feel like home. Thanks for it!!! Having a free snorkel gear to use means we could go straight in and enjoy the water.

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Uncledennis, Owner at Sunhaven Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Kia Orana Adriana Giselle A, Thank you for sharing your experience at Sunhaven. I’m happy to see you enjoyed yourselves and that “it felt like home” being here. Kia Manuia, Dennis and Patti, Ali, Akaea & Rouru.

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 December 2016

On our recent stay Patti and Dennis provided us with the perfect place.The service provided far exceeded our expectations.Put their fantastic friendly staff into the mix and you end up with one great place to stay.Sunhaven will be our first choice and only choice for our next stay.For us this was an 11/10 stay.dennis and patti thanks again. Tony and...

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Uncledennis, Owner at Sunhaven Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Kia Orana tonyplanicka. Thank you for your amazing 11/10 rating. Going by your comments we seem to have ticked all your boxes plus a few more. Now that your choices have been narrowed down to one, we can look forward to seeing you again on your next holiday to Rarotonga. Until then..... Kia Manuia, Dennis and Patti, Ali, Akaea &...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Absolute beachfront. A private secluded boutique property hidden amongst mature tropical palms on a pure white sand beach on the west sunset side of Rarotonga. Superbly equipped modern self contained bungalows, suites & studios. See breathtaking views from your verandah of the lagoon and the Pacific Ocean beyond with tropical sunset backdrops. Huge freshwater pool with BBQ area. Catering mostly for couples looking for total relaxation. Our NO CHILDREN policy ensures peace & quiet. Good old fashioned friendly personal service by owner hosts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunhaven Beach Bungalows

Address: Main Rd, Arorangi., Arorangi, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Arorangi
Price Range: $203 - $317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sunhaven Beach Bungalows 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Most of the bungalows are literally facing the beach! Other than the studio (ours), most are larger & seem very spacious!”
  • Amazing breakfast view!
ExploreTrips77, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“request ocean front”
RnDBCCanada2014, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get the beach front bangalows”
Dannieb539, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“good view every room”
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“All rooms are near the pool and the sea.”
Lita-Tauranga, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
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