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Etu Moana

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The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 April 2010

We landed on Aitutaki about 1,5 weeks after Cyclone Pat had visited the island and we were prepared for the worst after talking to several people on the neighbouring Rarotonga. Although the island was hit pretty bad and you could not escape the damage which was done while trotting around the island (which we love to do), everybody was doing...

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 March 2010

Our time at Etu Moana and Aitutaki was wonderful and I was tearful when we left. It was at the top end of our budget and I am so glad we chose it. We have done quite a lot of travelling in many areas of the world and I suspect it has ruined mid-range accommodation for us. What I mean...

1Thank Mini026
Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 27 March 2010

Firstly i am very surprised to read the post below with regards to the negative review of Etu Moana...I can certainly say, that it is totally wrong....The resort is Paradise and the staff and owners Joanne and Jim are amazingly hospitable and go out of their way to make every minute of your stay enjoyable, there isn't nothing they wouldn't...

1Thank tracy448
Reviewed 21 March 2010

We managed to stay at the Two Trip advisor Number 1 places on both Rarotonga and here on aitutaki (ETU MOANA) We were lucky to arrive shortly after the cyclone and for what is close to the middle of the pacific it was 100% business as usual in a high quality establishment, which we soon learned was the due to...

1Thank Christojen
Reviewed 21 March 2010

It is somewhat strange to review a hotel that I have not stayed but let me say that my experience with the staff and management was refreshing experience. We had confirmed bookings for a 4 nights stay towards the end of February. and paid 6 months previously a deposit of 50% of the cost of the accommodation.Unfortunately, much the island...

1Thank cityboyAustralia
Reviewed 20 March 2010

Etu Moana is the most beautiful place to stay in Aitutaki. It has a beautiful garden around their nice beach villas. They keep the beachfront clean and you really feel you are in paradise. It looks so much nicer than for instance the Aitutaki Lagoon Resort or Tamanu Beach, where we stayed. And it is less expensive too! The manager...

1Thank Anouchka_10
Reviewed 18 March 2010

Aitutaki is PARADISE! We arrived a couple of weeks after cyclone Pat had hit, so we saw quite a bit of damage to the island but there was a lot of help to get the island back to normal. Despite travelling during the rainy season on our 3 day visit to Aitutaki, we had such a great time in this...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 March 2010

My partner and I have very high expectations of Etu Moana from all of the glowing reviews here on TripAdvisor and we were not disapointed. Joanne & Jim are so lovely and nothing you ask is too much. We felt a part of their family not just their guests. The villas are beautiful with teak furniture & timber floors, full...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 5 March 2010

Despite Cyclone Pat, which happened on the second day of our three-week stay. There was little disruption at Etu Moana but life outside was a different story. A massive effort to bring things back to normal transformed the island by the time we had left. Through all of this, Jo-Anne and Jim and all the staff at Etu Moana were...

1Thank JaMaHa
Reviewed 22 February 2010

Despite having just been hit by Cyclone Pat, we couldn't have wished for a better place to honeymoon. The villas are just gorgeous, and we spent many hours in the pool, snorkelling in the nearby lagoon, and enjoying the stock in the honesty bar. The Etu Moana team were great tour guides, suggesting the best places to eat and things...

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  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • 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: ₹ 22,730 - ₹ 38,582 (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
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Aitutaki
#1 Luxury Hotel in Aitutaki
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“#5 - great private location with both lagoon and pool views, loved it.”
 of 5 bubbles DonandDodie, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We love the beach.”
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“Room 4 - excellent view, very comfortable location, close to everything - beach, swimming pool, etc. Quiet, very comfortable, privacy.”
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“All rooms are well-placed. Some have garden views and some beach views. All special!”
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