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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 January 2014

We travelled as two couples and shared a villa in November 2013. The sun shone everyday. We were lucky enough to be upgraded to the beachfront villa.The villa was truly amazing. 5 star. The beds were so comfortable and everything was provided, including a very delicious breakfast every morning. The location was amazing, our the deck overlooked the beach, 5...

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Rumours7, Guest Relations Manager at Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Kia Orana friends. Really appreciate your review, and I have to tell you that the sun is still shining here ! Probably a few degrees hotter than it was during your visit though. We are heading into the mid thirties in the middle of the day now but of course that means it's perfect for using the pools and it's...

Livingston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2013

My wife and I, along with another couple, stayed here for 6 days in December,2013. We were allocated Bungalow No.2 and it was fantastic !!!!! I will not repeat all the previous superlatives other than to confirm it lived up to our expectations. The bedrooms and all the other facilities right down to the kayaks and snorkelling equipment The kitchen...

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Rumours7, Guest Relations Manager at Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Kia Orana Mars and Bob, Thank you very much for your lovely review. So pleased you had a great holiday and for you to say that it was the holiday of a lifetime gives us a lot of satisfaction - in that we are doing our job as we should. The breakfasts are something to look forward to each day...

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2013

Spent first half of our honeymoon here in August. Location, facility, amenities, meals, service were all outstanding. Grant saw to every need, made great recommendations. Excellent choice if you are headed to Raro.

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Rumours7, Guest Relations Manager at Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Kia Orana friends. Really appreciate your positive review of Rumours and so pleased that you were looked after well. A honeymoon is a very special holiday and one that hopefully is (and should be) remembered fondly. Do hope you are both settling well into married life and maybe we will see you back at Rumours at some point in the...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 November 2013

An annual event was coming up – it was my girlfriend’s birthday. I wanted to treat her, to take her somewhere special and different, somewhere memorable to remind her that I love her and to say thank you for putting up with all the time I’m away from home. As a business frequent traveller with a good number of major...

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Rumours7, Guest Relations Manager at Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Kia Orana Simon and Katie. Katie may have a double masters in writing Simon, but your literary skills are right up there too ! Such a well worded and thought out review - thank you ! I really appreciate the point you made about when you go on a paying holiday, you do want the property you stay at to...

Maitland, Australia
Reviewed 30 October 2013

I stayed at Rumours for a week in October with my 21 year old son. My initial concerns that this may be more suited for couples than mother and son were quickly put to rest on arrival. We stayed in a two bedroom ultimate beachfront villa. The villa was well equipped and provided most of what we needed for a...

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Rumours7, Guest Relations Manager at Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Kia Orana to you both. Was great to hear that you enjoyed your time at Rumours, The villas are well set out for couples, friends, family or even work colleaques with the bedrooms having their own bathrooms etc. It is also so nice that you could holiday together. I love being with my two sons too and have shared many...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 September 2013

We stayed at Rumours for 3 honeymoon nights in September and absolutely loved it! After being in Rarotonga for 9 nights prior to Rumours this was the perfect ending to an amazing Holiday. The staff were so friendly and we truly felt like royals well staying here so much so we didn't want to leave! The Views from the villas...

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Rumours7, Guest Relations Manager at Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Kia Orana Meghan H, You had a nice long time in Rarotonga and it was great to read your review and how you found the last three nights at Rumours the perfect ending to your time on the island. So good to hear that especially when it was the very special holiday of your honeymoon. We often hear people say...

london
Reviewed 23 September 2013

We had part of our honeymoon trip here and it was simply amazing. Beautiful villa, excellent service, wonderful views...sadly the sea was a little too rough to swim (that's nature though) but we had a great time there. Highly recommended -we even got upgraded to the beachfront villa which was wonderful and right next to the spa where the facials...

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Rumours7, Guest Relations Manager at Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Kia Orana folks. It was so nice to read your review and see how much you enjoyed your time at Rumours. The beachfront Spa Villas are a perfect fit aren't they for being able to enjoy Rumours Waterfall Spa easily - only a few steps which is nice not to have to worry about getting in the car/or scooter to...

Auckland
Reviewed 27 August 2013

As a travel professional myself I have stayed at many beautiful properties so I have no hesitation to recommend Rumours Luxury Spa & Villas. It is certainly the best Villas in the Cook Islands. We were lucky enough to be in the Ultimate Spa Villa which is just pure luxury. Grant and Toni do a fantastic job of looking after...

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Rumours7, Guest Relations Manager at Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Kia Orana S & K, So pleased you were able to return home refreshed and ready to get back into your normal routine. (Well you may not have been ready to, as holidays are never long enough are they). It is good to hear that Rumours is right up there in your opinion - and means we are doing our...

Bakersfield, CA
Reviewed 26 August 2013

We just returned home from an amazing week at Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa. I never book accommodations without first reading all of the reviews on Tripadvisor. I have to say that all of the rave reviews about Rumours are spot-on which has prompted me to submit my first review. The villas are just as beautiful as the pictures on...

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Rumours7, Guest Relations Manager at Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Kia Orana our American Friends, We are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your time at Rumours so much - having come such a long way from home, it's really important that your property of choice is up to expectations as otherwise the whole holiday can be spoilt. The best thing about having a small luxury boutique property is that we...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 August 2013

My husband and I visited the Cook Islands from New York City for our honeymoon. We came with the hope that it would feel remote and relaxing, and boy, did it exceed our expectations! A tip for Americans - the Cook Islands version of "luxury" is different from than US, so you have to go in with that mindset. Rumours...

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Kia Orana friends. Wow, I wish I could put a review together like the one you did. You really did give other possible visitors a good insight into the island, with both positives and some of the negatives due to being on a small island and things being a little different from places such as you mention like Hawaii. However,...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Top class Award Winning luxury villa accommodation with three villa categories. Each villa has private swimming pool with waterfalls off rocks into pools all set in private courtyards. Spa pools to beachfront villas as well. Movie theatre room option with 2.5 Metre projection system and full surround sound. Absolute beachfront location. Superb four poster beds,all villas having two bathrooms. Waterfall Day Spa which has won many World Travel Awards for 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa

Address: Main Rd, Muri Beach, Muri 1468, Cook Islands (Formerly Rumours of Romance)
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Muri
Price Range: ₹ 40,864 - ₹ 62,879 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Rumours Luxury Villas Hotel Muri
Rumours Luxury Villas And Spa Muri, Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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#2 Spa Hotel in Muri
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Muri
#2 Luxury Hotel in Muri
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“For quiet and privacy Villa 5 is perfect, but other options include upstairs and downstairs living right on the beachfront.”
 of 5 bubbles 890grahamm, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Villa 7 was perfect - private, quiet, Spa next to it, laundry close.”
 of 5 bubbles globe2015, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Recommend staying at the Beachfront Platinum Villa!!! The Best room of Rumours and totally worth while!!!! AMAZING!”
 of 5 bubbles amazonabonita, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Definitely get a beachfront room. Amazing views and right on the beach, unlike some other places which arent”
 of 5 bubbles 655leeannh, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms by the Spa are walking distance to the local brewery if you are a beer enthusiast!!!”
 of 5 bubbles dwash8709, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
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