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Bushmills, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very long overdue review for a totally awesome spot ... Etu Moana is truly everything it says it is and much more ... so many of the reviews capture the highlights already. The one or two earlier reviews that gave anything less than 5 out of 5 are entirely missing the point of Etu Moana and indeed Aitutaki.... Etu Moana...

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blueseastar, General Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Kia Orana Jan, How lovely to hear from you :). You were both part of the furniture here at Etu Moana in January and it definitely felt a little empty when you left to continue on your travels. We hope that the rest of your trip was as fabulous as your stay on Aitutaki and we couldn't be happier that...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great welcome by the managers, Kirtsy and Paul, along with an upgrade to a room with an ocean view, kicked off what can only be describe as an holiday in paradise. The free use of bikes, canoes and paddle boards were excellent, especially the ones located on the langoon side. The local people where welcoming and the staff could...

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Kia Orana Sharon & Paul, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experiences and write your review for us here at Etu Moana. We all really appreciate it and it will definitely help future guests in their decision making process. it was our pleasure to be able to upgrade you to a Beach View Villa and...

Tarneit, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent seven beautiful nights in absolute beachfront villa 3 to celebrate my wife's 40th birthday... It was the most amazing accommodation!!! Kristi, Paul & all the Etu Moana staff are friendly, extremely helpful & thoughtful. The attention to detail, beautiful location, pristine property grounds & amazing villas definitely set Etu Moana apart from other accommodation options on Aitutaki. We...

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blueseastar, General Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Kia Orana Kane & Tammie, Happy Birthday to Tammie again - we all hope that you enjoyed the rest of your stay in the Cook Islands when you left us here on Aitutaki. Thank you for taking time out to write your review of Etu Moana - we all really appreciate it and are extremely happy that you both enjoyed...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Aitutaki is paradise. Etc Moana brings that paradise to life with style and grace. A small but beautiful property, we had the closest ocean front bungalow, and loved it. High quality accommodations, including luxury bathroom, an indoor AND outdoor shower, kayaks and paddle boards for our use, and a lovely breakfast. Additionally, the staff were wonderful, and the honor bar...

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blueseastar, General Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Kia Orana, Thank you, thank you, thank you for your lovely review of Etu Moana and Aitutaki! We really appreciate your time and are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us here. You are right - Aitutaki is paradise - there is no other word for it :) it is the place that postcards were made. We are truly...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to stay here for 8 days on our honeymoon and we loved every minute of it. We were really impressed by the attention to detail that could be found in every corner of Etu Moana. This isn't a traditional resort and only offers breakfast in the morning with no functioning restaurant by night, we were a...

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blueseastar, General Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Kia Orana Daniel & Honor, Firstly - congratulations again on becoming a couple :) Here's to your wonderful future together! Thank you kindly for taking the time to write your review and share your experiences here at Etu Moana and thank you for your honesty on your worries prior to arrival. We appreciate your time and feedback as do future...

Milan, Italy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely place with its private villas on the beach! A deep dive in the Nature. A place where you will be happy to lose yourself, even if so small to go around from one point to the other by cycling trying to avoid crabs and coco nuts!! August2015

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Kia Orana Antonio, Thank you kindly for taking the time to write your review of us here at Etu Moana, we all really appreciate it. We are thrilled that you loved the natural beauty of Aitutaki and enjoyed cycling around the island. Great that you managed to avoid our coconuts and crabs! Although that sounds like a delicious food combination...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great stay at etu moana. Thoroughly enjoyed the peace and quiet, it was our first time to the cook islands and loved the warm sea in the lagoon. We took a great trip on a snorkeling cruise with vaka tours and had a wonderful day. The staff at etu moana were excellent and gave us some really...

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Kia Orana Graham and Svetlana, Many thanks for sharing your experiences here at Etu Moana and taking the time to write your review. We all really appreciate it here and are happy that we helped to make your time on Aitutaki pleasurable. A lagoon cruise whilst on Aitutaki is a must - if you do one thing, it has to...

Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

During my visit to Aitutaki, I spent three nights at Etu Moana.This small boutique hotel is truly awesome, The location is amazing. The villa was beautifully appointed and offered great privacy. Thanks a lot to the wonderful staff at Etu Moana for taking care of everything.

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blueseastar, General Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Kia Orana, Thank you most kindly for your lovely review of Etu Moana. We are delighted that you found Etu Moana 'truly awesome' and we are also delighted that you loved your stay with us. The villas are fully equipped and beautifully appointed. When initially built, privacy was a priority and when these details are thought about and put into...

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This was our 3rd trip to the Cook Islands and Aitutaki. We adore this country. We stayed at Etu Moana and it's fabulous. The setting is romantic, tranquil & serene. The staff are awesome and so are the managers. The rooms are beautifully appointed. There is nothing bad to say about this resort.

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blueseastar, General Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Kia Orana Loraine & Roger, A million thank for sharing your views and experiences here on Tripadvisor. We all really appreciate it and are extremely happy that you chose Etu Moana for your 3rd visit to Aitutaki. We hope to host you again on your 4th visit and any further visits in the future :). Being veterans of Aitutaki, your...

Espoo, Finland
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We picked Etu Moana for our 3-night stay on Aitutaki, and especially after visiting couple of other resorts just for fun, we knew we had made the perfect choice. There definitely is something very special about this tiny boutique hotel, it’s tranquil grounds, quiet gardens, glorious pool (go swimming after dark!) and beautiful staff. Huge thanks to Kirsti and all...

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Kia Orana Paul & Pille, Meitaki Atupaka for sharing your experience with us at Etu Moana on Tripadvisor. All of us here really appreciate your time so thank you :). All of us are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the staff beautiful. It has made everyone's day. We are glad that you got out...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Etu Moana Beach Villas offers ten Polynesian style villas with thatched roofing. The Villas are situated on a beautiful white sandy beach and you have a mesmerizing view of the turquoise lagoon from each Villa. The Villas are all self contained and have a kingsize bed, large covered verandas, and Tasmanian oak floors. The style is crisp and modern. We offer complimentary Tropical breakfast, kayaks, SUP, snorkel equipment, and bicycles. In the rooms are smart TVs with 40+ movies on a hard drive. You are also able to listen to your own music by connecting your phone via bluetooth with a sound bar. In addition we also offer a gift USB card, coconut drink, ei's and airport transfers. The lovely Cook Island staff at Etu Moana are waiting for you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Etu Moana

Address: PO Box 123, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Aitutaki
Price Range: ₹ 22,607 - ₹ 37,375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Etu Moana 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Etu Moana Aitutaki, South Pacific
Etu Moana Hotel Aitutaki
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Aitutaki
#1 Luxury Hotel in Aitutaki
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“All the rooms are excellent but a sea view is well worth the extra money.”
shazlomas77, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The absolute beachfront villas are definitely worth the premium”
KaneS603, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ocean front bungalows are the best, great tropical breeze and view of the bright blue waters.”
mossandfog, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“#5 - great private location with both lagoon and pool views, loved it.”
DonandDodie, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We love the beach.”
philandcandi, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
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