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Manuia Beach Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 308*
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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Well maintained with very friendly staff. Beautiful surroundings, comfortable, tidy rooms with a cool outdoor shower. Beautiful food. This place was just amazing loved everything about it, planning on returning next year.

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Ballina
Reviewed 4 December 2015

This is a small boutique and kid free "resort" with about 25 cottage style rooms. Well maintained and groomed. We had two rooms one back from the beach front we still had sea views. A pleasant restaurant / bar on the beach, adjacent to the pool. A good standard of lunch and evening meals along with a reasonable drinks range....

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Manukau, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 November 2015

2 years ago I proposed here to my beautiful wife. So it was only appropriate that for our 1 year anniversary I plan another dinner at this lovely resort (due to another couple's wedding). Again my wife did not know of anything because the staff and Sue were able to keep everything secret and to our specific order. Everything from...

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Feilding, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 November 2015

I cannot speak highly enough of the Manuia Beach Resort. The staff are awesome, the setting was fabulous, the rooms were great. This is a great place to rest, relax and unwind. I will definitely be going again

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New Plymouth
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

I booked with ease a 4 bedroom house attached to Manuka Beach Resort. The house was perfect for the family, 5 persons all adults, having full kitchen, bbq and lounge areas allowing us to relax and do whatever. The house was situated right on the beach and approximately 1 kilometer from the resort. We had access to resort facilities, happy...

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1Thank Grant L
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Excellent small resort with very friendly staff, lovely location, excellent rooms and a great restaurant and pool. My wife and I had a week there and were sorry to leave. There are 24 units with bathroom and outdoor shower which was lovely. Units are arranged in attached pairs but we heard no noise from adjoining unit. We had a beach...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

My husband and I recently stayed at the lovely Manuia Resort. Previously I was a travel agent and recommended this property to my clients travelling to Rarotonga especially honeymooners as its adults only! I never got one bad review from my clients so decided for our first trip to Rarotonga I would try it out for myself :) We had...

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Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Had a great stay here. We had a seaview room and it was amazing to wake up and see the beach in the morning or be able to watch the sunset from our room.the pool was fantastic and there was plenty of poolside and Beach side seating available. It was nice and quite so perfect for relaxing by the beach....

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Auckland NZ
Reviewed 19 November 2015

This resort really has the potential to be an outstanding place with glimpses of what it could be on our stay. Although it was lovely surrounds, for the price we did expect a bit more consistency in service and amenities and at times we were a little disappointed. Dinner in the restaurant was really pricey, but on all but our...

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4Thank KellsfromAk
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

Just got back from 10 days here. Loved it! We had a garden room and were very lucky to also have a bit of a view out to the beach. The outdoor showers are cool & a handy place to hang up wet swimsuits etc. all the staff very friendly & it was nice that Sue one of the owners...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Your Polynesian Paradise at Manuia Beach Resort awaits you... Marvel at the magical sunsets over a sparkling blue lagoon, while lounging on your sheltered, white sandy beach fringed with swaying coconut palms. Wander through the tropical gardens on your way to the beach side infinity pool. Rest your elbows on the pool edge and soak in the view across the beach, through the lagoon onwards to the waves crashing on the barrier reef beyond. Sip a refreshing tropical cocktail delivered to you from the Beaches Restaurant and bar, or enjoy your Polynesian inspired meals in the restaurant while you trail your toes through the sandy floor. Manuia Beach Resort - your Cook Islands resort accommodation - is set right on the beach in private and peaceful surroundings on the sheltered sunset coast of Rarotonga. You will love the authentic Cook Islands style accommodation, with the coconut thatched suites complete with island style decor and modern amenities such as air conditioning. Walk through the sandy path down to the water and be stunned by the beauty of the poolside area. The infinity pool, Beaches Restaurant and Bar with its relaxed authentic Polynesian cuisine, loungers set invitingly facing the beautiful lagoon, and attentive local staff, will all set the stage for your dream Rarotongan get-away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manuia Beach Resort

Address: Main Rd Arorangi | Beachfront, Arorangi, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Arorangi
Price Range: ₹ 15,471 - ₹ 24,816 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Manuia Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Manuia Beach Boutique Avarua
Hotel Manuia Beach Boutique
Manuia Beach Resort Rarotonga/Arorangi, Cook Islands
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Try to get a bungalow on the front row”
JackieTraveller, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for garden villas 11 or 10 - they are very close to the beachfront rooms!”
Ema51n, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Pay for the upgrade & go beachfront.. You won't regret it !!”
JenniesCatch, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had a garden room. I would choose it again because you are further back from the pool/restaurant area so less people around”
JanetteK853, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 9 was close to beach, pool and restaurant.”
mkiaorana, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
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