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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for three nights before staying at rumours. The gardens are beaaautiful. Well landscaped and they include beautiful fish ponds surrounding the villas. This place is very, very private and the staff are not intrusive at all, but helpful. The lagoon was the best we have been too. No pollution, algae and a huge array of fish for snorkelling....

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Sydney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed in the VIP villa No. 4 for seven days. The villa is comfortable and well equipped with microwave, toaster and good sized fridge so you can prepare meals if you choose. We found this very useful in preparing our breakfast as we enjoyed relaxing and not having to go out early to eat which is...

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Auburn, California
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We stayed at the Royale Takitumu four years ago for a one week visit. We had such a good time that we didn't hesitate to book there for another two weeks. We were not disappointed! The grounds and the villas are still beautifully kept, and the staff is wonderfully friendly and helpful. We again stayed in one of the beachfront...

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this amazing place for our anniversary. If you want the holiday of a lifetime stay here! Beautiful lagoon, wonderful staff, very comfortable villas. If you are looking for a very special holiday experience I can highly recommend staying here. Hope to be back one day.

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We had a memorable time staying at Royale Takitumu. The beachfront villa's are exactly like the brochure! Clean, comfortable, relaxing and a view of the beach to die for! All the staff are fantastic.Mii is an absolutely wonderful host. Nothing was ever too difficult for Mii to organise! Bill and Amber are so easy to talk to. Their knowledge of...

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana and thank so much for your amazing review of your stay with us at Royale Takitumu. We appreciate your very kind words about Mii - we are so very proud of her! We thank you for choosing Royale Takitumu for your relaxing beach holiday - and we can't wait to see you again, very soon! Meitaki!

Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here as part of our honeymoon! Greeted by amber on arrival with a nice cold drink! Amber sat with us to show us all the best places to visit on the island and get our bearings! Showed us to our amazing bungalow and how everything worked! Bottle of champagne cold in the fridge, beautiful! Huge fruit platter so...

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana Wendy. First off, another big congratulations on your wedding, and thank you for choosing Royale Takitumu for your honeymoon in Rarotonga. Thanks for your kind words about Amber, Mii and our great local staff. We are so very proud of them! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and we can't wait for your...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 November 2016

A fantastic location for those wanting a quiet, private, relaxing hotel! The staff are fantastic, the rooms are well catered (comfy bed) and the view is amazing, literally beach front! Ample car parking onsite was helpful, along with the free to use snorkel gear and kayaks.

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana Joel! Thanks so much for your very kind words about Royale Takitumu, and in particular, about our lovely local staff, of whom we are so proud. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your private individual thatched roof Villa, with its amazing beachfront location. We are also glad that you enjoyed our fun and free activities, including snorkeling and...

Woburn Sands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Nothing to fault in this wonderful establishment...we had a honeymoon beachfront villa...the beach in front of our villa was almost private with comfortable sun beds, smooth white sand and a lovely hammock to relax. The location was great for snorkelling! Also, immaculate grounds and helpful and smiley personnel. They were bringing us fresh breakfast every day, which we could enjoy...

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana and thank you so much for your incredible review of your stay with us at Royale Takitumu. It was our pleasure meeting you both, and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your honeymoon with us. It sounds like your honeymoon (and your birthday!!!) was just what you wanted. We do hope to see you again very soon on...

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Sheri and I Loved the Cook Islands and staying at Royale Takitumu . The resort was beautiful clean and right on the beach Snorkeling was amazing with Water so clear you didn't need a mask just looking straight down taking pictures looked as if we were under water . Love Rarotonga rent a scooter is the best way to get...

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana and thank you so much for your fabulous review of your stay with us at Royale Takitumu. We are thrilled that you so enjoyed your holiday. We truly hope that your travels return you, very soon, back to Rarotonga, and back to Royale Takitumu. Meitaki!

Reviewed 20 October 2016

Bill was a fantastic host from start to finish of our trip, we were staying in the residence and he greeted us at the airport with flowers and refreshing drinks after a long flight, which was a lovely start to our holiday! Bill also provided us with lots of helpful information and advice for our 2 week stay which was...

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Manager-CRM, Manager at Royale Takitumu, responded to this review

Kia Orana Stephanie and thank you so much for your fantastic review of your stay with us at The Residence at Royale Takitumu. We are absolutely thrilled that you enjoyed your stay, and we can not thank you enough for your very kind words. We do hope that your travels return you to Rarotonga, and we hope to see you...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Royale Takitumu provides our guests with a truly relaxing, intimate, beachfront holiday with a distinctively authentic, Polynesian Cook Islands experience. Ten individual, private bungalows boast breathtaking views of Rarotonga's finest white sand beach. Royal Takitumu is a small, secluded private resort, located close to nearby sites, shops and restaurants, with services you expect from a large resort. Royale Takitumu embodies the wonderful and unique aspects of this island paradise. Royal Takitumu - Genuine. Natural. Cook Islands. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royale Takitumu

Address: PO Box 1031, Titikaveka 0001, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Titikaveka
Price Range: ₹ 15,952 - ₹ 28,235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royale Takitumu 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“VIP Villa & Honeymoon suites have the best view”
 of 5 bubbles firstimetraveller, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All the villas have their own special privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles tnt3212016, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Definitely go for the beach front rooms over the garden rooms, the view is amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles 879joelb, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“tikihut style right on the beach”
 of 5 bubbles demoman2016, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The residence is fantastic and well worth staying :)”
 of 5 bubbles , 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
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