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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 August 2010

This was my fifth trip to Rarotonga and the second time I had stayed at Makayla Palms, having loved it so much last time. Rachel and John are generous hosts who go out of their way to make sure everything is perfect. The studios are well equiped with a full kitchen and everything you need for a relaxing holiday.The beach...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 August 2010

First trip to Rarotonga, John and Rachel great hosts ,wonderful accommodation,great location we spent many hours on the beach and out in the kayaks,safe lagoon . The island was wonderful and the people friendly .We travel a lot and recently went to Hamilton Island in the Whitsundays but prefer Rarotonga and are planning to go back next year. Restaurants are...

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1Thank ellenbroek
NZ
Reviewed 8 August 2010

There's nothing I can say that has not been said before, except that Rachel and John are still helpful and knowledgable hosts and the baking is still delicious! Here are some additional benefits at Makayla Palms: great Titikaveka locaction; excellent swimming (our priority); good snorkelling with all gear supplied; kayaks also supplied; UV treated water; TV and DVDs; individual BBQs;...

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1Thank AbbyMarlborough_NZ
Reviewed 4 August 2010

Back from a week at Makayla we are better refreshed, relaxed and rejuvinated than we even thought possible. Makayla Palms is the perfect place to base yourself to experience all Raro has to offer. Highlights... - Makayla Palms and John and Rachel's hospitality. The villa was everything we'd hoped. Amazingly well equipped - the blender was great for cocktails and...

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2Thank bacifarfalla
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 August 2010

It was our first trip to Rarotonga and Makayla Palms with hosts John and Rachel certainly made it a special one for us. The accommodation, food and the relaxed atmosphere that John and Rachel created was just what we needed. We will definitely come again to the Makayla Palms, and have recommended this as a top accommodation in Rarotonga to...

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2Thank Dave255106
Canterbury
Reviewed 23 July 2010

We have just arrived back from staying at Makayla Palms for the past week. Our hosts Rachel and John were a wonderful couple who made our stay in Rarotonga perfect. It started with Rachel picking us up from the airport in the middle of the night and delivering us back to our awesome Studio Unit which was very modern,clean,spacious and...

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2Thank Holmeview
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 July 2010

Makayla Palms provided just what we were looking for during our stay in Rarotonga. The studio was modern, clean, comfortable and had excellent cooking facilities. It was very close (30 sec walk) to a secluded beach and one of the best snorkelling spots on the island. There was a store and a fresh fruit and vege stall over the road...

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2Thank A-Team-NZ
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 July 2010

John and Rachel have been excellent hosts , provided us with fresh fruit and homebaking , Gave us information on entertainment and locations on the Island , the house was imaculate , we will be back for sure

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2Thank rita049
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 July 2010

Great location with wonderful snorkling. John and Rachel went out of their way to look after us and make our stay enjoyable.

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1Thank ginneyd
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 July 2010

Makayla Palms is in what we think is the best part of Rarotonga. The beach was gorgeous and only a few steps away from our studio. Very quiet and no more than ever 2 other people on the beach at the same time. Fabulous snorkelling - we did this most days. The accomodation itself was really good - especially compared...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Air NZ Cook Island Tourism Award Winner 2016/2017 Self Catering Villas Award winning Rarotongan accommodation at its best! Excellence on trip Advisor. Beautiful self catering villas with private beach access to stunning Titikaveka lagoon and beach. A perfect tropical holiday destination. Relax on the uncrowded beach with complimentary kayaks and snorkeling equipment or explore the many and varied activities on the island. Makayla Palms has a two bedroom villa and two couples villas (studios) and they have everything you need for your tropical holiday. These fully screened villas feature full kitchens, spacious lounges with flat screen TV, iPod dock, DVD player and Wifi modem. A cupboard contains all linen changes and beach towels, books games and DVDs. Guests enjoy the BBQ on their deck and the open air shower. AIR CON available with a surcharge. Within walking distance is a village shop, a fruit stall, a church, Tuk tuk tours, cafes and restaurants. Three kms away in Muri are many more cafes and restaurants. There is a car and scooters that can be pre booked and parking is available on the property. Buses run regularly and may be hailed at the gate. Exclusive airport transfers are available for booking. ... more   less 

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Address: Kauare, Titikaveka 0000, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Titikaveka
Price Range: ₹ 11,774 - ₹ 19,672 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Makayla Palms 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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Makayla Palms Titikaveka, Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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“There are only 3 units, 2 of which have one bedroom and one 2 bedrooms. The standard looked the same, party size dictates choice.”
 of 5 bubbles E5079TBjudys, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Tia, it is the closest to the beach and you can see the lagoon from the verandah”
 of 5 bubbles dordoor, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rent a scooter or a car to see more - but you can take the bus”
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“All three villas are well located.”
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“The Tia villa has the best view”
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