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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A lovely place with its private villas on the beach! A deep dive in the Nature. A place where you will be happy to lose yourself, even if so small to go around from one point to the other by cycling trying to avoid crabs and coco nuts!! August2015

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blueseastar, General Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Kia Orana Antonio, Thank you kindly for taking the time to write your review of us here at Etu Moana, we all really appreciate it. We are thrilled that you loved the natural beauty of Aitutaki and enjoyed cycling around the island. Great that you managed to avoid our coconuts and crabs! Although that sounds like a delicious food combination...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a great stay at etu moana. Thoroughly enjoyed the peace and quiet, it was our first time to the cook islands and loved the warm sea in the lagoon. We took a great trip on a snorkeling cruise with vaka tours and had a wonderful day. The staff at etu moana were excellent and gave us some really...

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blueseastar, General Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Kia Orana Graham and Svetlana, Many thanks for sharing your experiences here at Etu Moana and taking the time to write your review. We all really appreciate it here and are happy that we helped to make your time on Aitutaki pleasurable. A lagoon cruise whilst on Aitutaki is a must - if you do one thing, it has to...

Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

During my visit to Aitutaki, I spent three nights at Etu Moana.This small boutique hotel is truly awesome, The location is amazing. The villa was beautifully appointed and offered great privacy. Thanks a lot to the wonderful staff at Etu Moana for taking care of everything.

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blueseastar, General Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Kia Orana, Thank you most kindly for your lovely review of Etu Moana. We are delighted that you found Etu Moana 'truly awesome' and we are also delighted that you loved your stay with us. The villas are fully equipped and beautifully appointed. When initially built, privacy was a priority and when these details are thought about and put into...

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was our 3rd trip to the Cook Islands and Aitutaki. We adore this country. We stayed at Etu Moana and it's fabulous. The setting is romantic, tranquil & serene. The staff are awesome and so are the managers. The rooms are beautifully appointed. There is nothing bad to say about this resort.

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Kia Orana Loraine & Roger, A million thank for sharing your views and experiences here on Tripadvisor. We all really appreciate it and are extremely happy that you chose Etu Moana for your 3rd visit to Aitutaki. We hope to host you again on your 4th visit and any further visits in the future :). Being veterans of Aitutaki, your...

Espoo, Finland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We picked Etu Moana for our 3-night stay on Aitutaki, and especially after visiting couple of other resorts just for fun, we knew we had made the perfect choice. There definitely is something very special about this tiny boutique hotel, it’s tranquil grounds, quiet gardens, glorious pool (go swimming after dark!) and beautiful staff. Huge thanks to Kirsti and all...

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Kia Orana Paul & Pille, Meitaki Atupaka for sharing your experience with us at Etu Moana on Tripadvisor. All of us here really appreciate your time so thank you :). All of us are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the staff beautiful. It has made everyone's day. We are glad that you got out...

Gore, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Etu Moana for our 10th wedding anniversary and we couldn't have found a more wonderful resort. Upon arrival you are greeted by Kirsti and Paul and given a tour of this wonderful resort. The whole experience was amasing from the friendly staff to the beautiful breakfast each morning. The pool is divine and as for the Honesty...

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blueseastar, General Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Kia Orana, We are so happy that you enjoyed spending your 10th anniversary with us and found Etu Moana wonderful. Thank you for your kind words and your time, all of the staff here really appreciate it and congratulations again from all of us here. Having been married in Rarotonga 10 years ago, what better place to choose than the...

Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

How does one describe paradise and the perfect place to stay - simple, Aitutaki and the Etu Moana. We booked for a few days as an after thought addition to Rarotonga and truly wished we had done things the other way around. Aitukai is the place to visit ( snorkel.) in the Cook Islands and the Etu Moana is "THE"...

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blueseastar, General Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Kia Orana Don & Dodie, We are thrilled that you loved Etu Moana (almost as much as we do!) and found it the perfect place to stay on Aitutaki. Thank you for sharing your thoughts and experiences on Tripadvisor, we all really appreciate it here. We too are only sad that you both didn't stay longer with us, we enjoyed...

eurekacalifornia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Etu Moana is as wonderful as ever. The grounds are lovely and it is quite evident that they are a priority. February is part of Cyclone Season in the Cook Islands and we did have a slight brush by from Cyclone Bart. All good though. Sunny and humid just like we knew it would be. Great to see Ruanoo and...

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... and WE LOVE YOU BOTH! Thank you kindly Candi and Phil for taking the time again to write your review. We really appreciate it and are delighted, blessed and lucky to have return guests as great as the two of you. We did have a windy couple of days whilst you were here. But it was all over in...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Etu Moana is a great place for couples to get away to and enjoy some fun and relaxation. This was our 5th visit (for an anniversary) and hopefully not our last. We love that there are few people around so you can enjoy private moments. We love the pool (though it was just a bit too warm this time) and...

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Kia Orana Annie and Nick, Firstly congratulations on your 9th wedding anniversary, thank you for choosing Etu Moana and Aitutaki for the 5th time to celebrate your special occasion. Thank you for your in depth and timely review of Etu Moana. I guess, after visiting 5 times you really get to know Etu Moana, the island and its inhabitants. Villas...

Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about Etu Moana - from a special greetings on arrival and welcome tour around the resort to managers, staff, rooms, location, beach, swimming pool, outside showers, breakfast, services, cleaning, complimentary additions like barbeque, honesty bar, etc - is extremely satisfactory, simply excellent. Special thanks to Kirsty and Paul, and all the staff for keeping this place in such a...

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Kia Orana Bela & Zlatco, Meitaki Atupaka for your lovely review of Etu Moana Beach Villas. We value your opinion very much as 8 time visitors to the Cook Islands. We are delighted that you chose Etu Moana for your last trip here and even more delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us :). Thank you for mentioning our...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Etu Moana Beach Villas offers ten Polynesian style villas with thatched roofing. The Villas are situated on a beautiful white sandy beach and you have a mesmerizing view of the turquoise lagoon from each Villa. The Villas are all self contained and have a kingsize bed, large covered verandas, and Tasmanian oak floors. The style is crisp and modern. We offer complimentary Tropical breakfast, kayaks, SUP, snorkel equipment, and bicycles. In the rooms are smart TVs with 40+ movies on a hard drive. You are also able to listen to your own music by connecting your phone via bluetooth with a sound bar. In addition we also offer a gift USB card, coconut drink, ei's and airport transfers. The lovely Cook Island staff at Etu Moana are waiting for you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Etu Moana

Address: PO Box 123, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Aitutaki
Price Range: $486 - $825 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Etu Moana 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Etu Moana Aitutaki, Southern Cook Islands
Etu Moana Hotel Aitutaki
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Aitutaki
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Aitutaki
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“#5 - great private location with both lagoon and pool views, loved it.”
 of 5 bubbles DonandDodie, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We love the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles philandcandi, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 4 - excellent view, very comfortable location, close to everything - beach, swimming pool, etc. Quiet, very comfortable, privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles Bshmatko, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are well-placed. Some have garden views and some beach views. All special!”
 of 5 bubbles HertfordDerek, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Beach front villa's are worth the money”
 of 5 bubbles aussiecatherine, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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