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Makayla Palms

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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We have just returned from having spent 8 nights in Villa Tia at Makayla Palms. It is a great place to stay for couples who prefer the self catering option. The villa was well equipped, and we enjoyed using the BBQ on the front patio,...More

1  Thank Kiwis-travelling
Response from John R, Owner at Makayla PalmsResponded 12 October 2017

So pleased that you enjoyed your stay and the self catering option that we provide. It is great in that it gives you the choice of eating either in or out at your leisure. Grace our manager is a gem as are all our team...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017

These apartments are a wonderful little find. Equipped with everything you need for a relaxing stay - very clean and spacious with a lovely verandah and fully screened. A few paces to a beautiful and peaceful bit of beach with excellent snorkelling, sheltered from the...More

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Response from John R, Owner at Makayla PalmsResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you so much for your review and absolutely enjoyed having you stay with us! We would certainly love to see you back soon! John, Rachel and the Makayla team

Reviewed 17 August 2017

We were a family of 4 that came from Canada to celebrate a wedding anniversary and a big birthday. Grace who is the manager picked us up at 6 am - we received a warm greetings which included lovely floral leis. Grace stopped at a...More

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Response from John R, Owner at Makayla PalmsResponded 13 September 2017

We were very happy to read your review and loved your comment..."go with an open mind and enjoy the slow, relaxing pace of life on the Cook Islands" Never a truer word spoken! Thrilled to hear that Grace made the big birthday really special for...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017

I stayed for 12 nights in Villa Tia at Makayla Palms in July. Without a doubt, it was the best holiday I have ever had. The Villas are perfectly situated 10 second walk to Titikaveka Beach-the most unspoilt, private bit of beach on Rarotonga IMO....More

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Response from John R, Owner at Makayla PalmsResponded 13 September 2017

What a wonderful review summing up the staff and the villas...thank you so much! and delighted to hear that it was the best holiday you have ever had. The team work really hard to go as you say, above and beyond for the guests and...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017

We stayed if villa Tia for two nights in early July. Alfred collected us from the airport (and returned us) and we were out snorkelling straight out front of the property within 30 minutes and the snorkelling is excellent! The villa has everthing you could...More

2  Thank tunicategirl
Response from John R, Owner at Makayla PalmsResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you for your kind review and although it was a short stay we were happy to hear that your visit with us at Makayla Palms means that you are happy to highly recommend us....thank you Rachel and John (owners)

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Free Parking
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
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Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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US$198 - US$306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$198 - US$306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Villa Tia is closer to the beach by a whisker"
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"Both rooms where beautiful and well positioned."
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"Villa Tia is the closet to the beach but every Villa is well appointed."
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