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Reviewed 5 October 2013

We booked this accommodation for a significant family birthday celebration. After the recommendation from our travel agent and also through reviewing trip advisor we decided to proceed with the booking. We wanted something that had the option of self catering, slept 5 adults comfortably, beach access, a pool and was based at Muri Beach. It seemed to tick all those...

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2Thank MezzyMay
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 July 2013

Certainly the 3-bedroom beachfront villa was perfectly located for a Rarotonga stay for a family with young adults. Staff and management were helpful and friendly, and the facilities just fine. Despite a week of strong wind blowing directly into our front door we didnt let it stop us getting around and enjoying more sheltered spots - it would be just...

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1Thank jeffkendrew
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 July 2013

Great place, lovely family holiday, great management and very friendly staff couldn't have asked for much more. Great location with easy access to the lagoon thumbs up to a good holiday.Local shops and restaurants were within easy walking distance so it made for a very relaxing holiday. Safe place for the young ones and Cookie the dog made friends with...

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1Thank Mike E
Reviewed 15 July 2013

Manea villas is the PERFECT location, amazing snorkling right at the door basically! Will def stay again when i come back! The locals are so friendly and easy going! The best holiday EVER!!!!! Two very enthusiastic thumbs up and huge smiles! Was sooo depressed to leave!!!

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Thank Rachelmelrose
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 July 2013

We stayed in Villa six and it was great. Pefect location, great value. A wee skip over the rocks and you are on the beach or swimming...actually a point to be made here is that there are no steps to the beach you have to walk over a couple of big rocks, which was no issue for us, but would...

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Thank ChristchurchCoopers
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 July 2013

We booked the garden house and two of the one bedroom villas for a week for our extended family celebration. What a huge success it was for us all, ranging in ages from 24 to 60 and made extra special by Maryanne and her happy team! The location is great as they are almost at the end of the famous...

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Thank nzmermaidnz
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 June 2013

Don't stay in the garden villa! the other villas are much more like what you would expect a holiday place to be. We'd heard great things about how relaxing Raro was and had been told about Muri, so we felt we had booked the right place. However, the Garden Villa is in need of serious refurbishment, and has a pretty...

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1Thank KittyCW
Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 May 2013

Fantastic villas in a beautiful peaceful setting right on the beach. Would recommend these villas to couples. The owners are fantastic really went the extra mile for us letting us in early after a long flight from USA, was really appreciated. The place is beautiful right on the beach at Muri

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3Thank Shirley B
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 April 2013

Just back from a week at Manea Beach Villas with my family - 8 of us from 15 months to 48 years old. Fantastic holiday. Great location and a lovely atmosphere. Clean, tidy, very helpful and friendly staff. Right on Muri Lagoon with great kayaking, swimming and snorkeling ( lots of colourful fish). Adopted by a lovely dog who the...

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Reviewed 9 October 2012

I recently travelled to Rarotonga on a girls trip for the first time and stayed at Manea Beach Villas. After arrival very early in the morning we were met by a friendly and very funny local gentleman who transfered us to our accomodation. We were greeted by a personalized welcome letter from Maryanne (manager of the villa) and her team....

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Manea Beach Villas, Cook Islands accommodation located on the edge of Rarotonga's beautiful Muri Lagoon. Manea is the Cook Island word for beautiful, which sums up the villas and location on offer. We cater for all holiday seekers, be they the single traveller, honeymooning couple, senior travellers, groups and families ... all are welcome at Manea Beach Villas! Our absolute beachfront location means you can lay on your private deck and gaze at the vibrant turquiose lagoon, only metres away. We are a small accommodation, offering intimate surroundings on Muri Beach with a personal touch. Our staff are a 'family', and will make sure you feel a part of Manea while you are here and long after you leave. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manea Beach Villas

Address: Ara Tapu | Muri Beach, Ngatangiia District, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga
Price Range: $229 - $656 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Manea Beach Villas 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Fall asleep to the sound of waves with a lagoon view villa”
 of 5 bubbles timothyroyhodge, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“unit No4 if you are a couple has the best view and closest to the pool/lagoon”
 of 5 bubbles JuliaE228, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The lagoon view villas have better chairs in the living room, and I think the wind helps cool them down a little more than the others.”
  • TV was pretty comical. Very old school, but there's only one channel and it's pretty bad
  • Comfy chairs. The non-lagoon view rooms have other wicker chairs (not as comfy as these deep one
  • Spacious kitchen with everything I needed
  • Ceiling fan really helped keep the air fresh and cool
  • View out to the lagoon from living room
  • Bed is 2 twin beds pushed together. Not uncomfortable but not the best I've slept in either.
 of 5 bubbles KatieE6, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All the small villas have a partial lagoon view but you could rent the large lagoon-front house if you have a big group.”
 of 5 bubbles Brenda4730, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The beach front villa is the best.”
 of 5 bubbles Sunvoice, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
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