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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good6%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
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“self catering”(3 reviews)
“beach villa”(2 reviews)
“stayed longer”(2 reviews)
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What's included
Paid Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Airport Transportation
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Breakfast included
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Restaurant
Room Service
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Fitness centre
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
Are-a-Matatui provides a perfect tropical escape, set on the white sand and sparkling waters of Aitutaki lagoon. Taste the true island life in this remote location, situated in the heart of the South Pacific, the Cook Islands are a friendly, romantic and safe destination. Polynesian...
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Location and contact
Are-a-Matatui, Aitutaki, Cook Islands
3.7 km to Aitutaki Airport
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We are a family group of 4 adults and this was one of the few places that could accomodate us all comfortably - the king size beds separate to 4 singles. Perfect! The setting is also perfect. We had the garden unit, a little back...More

Thank pippajkiwi
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Are-a-Matatui is the most perfect and beautiful place we have ever stayed. We stayed for 5 nights and didn't want to leave! We were welcomed by the house keeper at the airport who looked after everything during the week including advice on lagoon tours, where...More

1  Thank edjamison
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

My 2 friends and I felt like we arrived in paradise from the moment we set foot on Aitutaki. Being welcomed by the housekeeper and conveniently transferred from the airport to the beach villa allowed us to instantly dive into the laid-back and relaxed tropical...More

Thank Fabienne B
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We spent 8 days here with our 5-year old son and left this little paradise relaxed as never before! This was our first visit to Cook islands and we could not think of a better place to stay – the villas are perfectly situated in...More

3  Thank Katja M
Reviewed 5 January 2016

We enjoyed the peace and quiet staying here which we struggled to find when we stay in a hotel. The place was nice and clean and loved the front porch and lazing on the beach reading our books. Mama was very helpful and friendly. She...More

2  Thank Eco V
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Are-a-Matatui provides a perfect tropical escape, set on the white sand and sparkling waters of Aitutaki lagoon. Taste the true island life in this remote location, situated in the heart of the South Pacific, ...More the Cook Islands are a friendly, romantic and safe destination. Polynesian inspired, these contemporary homes are designed and decorated with tropical flair, including artwork by Nana Nicholas and woodwork by local craftsmen. Feel at home in these fully furnished comfortable family homes. Both houses include two spacious bedrooms, each bedroom with it's own large bathroom. Stylish kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Ceiling fans, louvered windows and screens throughout the house for extra comfort. Swim, snorkel and kayak just metres away from the house. Kayaks are provided for your leisure. Be sure to take a cruise around the tranquil islands of the atoll. Enjoy a cool drink, the sand between your toes and watch the stunning sun set on your own private beach front. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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"If you can afford it, it is worth to pay the extra for the beachfront."
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"Lagoon front"
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"We personally preferred the beachfront villa, but the villa behind it is so close to the beach it doesn't..."
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"Do not have one. Bad experience. Regardless or your need or request, no guarantee that you will get it. It..."
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