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Hamilton, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was our second stay at Te Vakaroa and again didn't disappoint. A beautiful scenic relaxing place to stay with friendly helpful staff. Couldn't recommend it highly enough for couples wanting to get away for a quiet time without kids.

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tevakaroa, Owner at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

Kia Orana Thank you very much for your review. The policy of no children under 12 years is popular for couples who want peace and quiet and we often turn away bookings to provide this experience. I would like to extend my gratitude for your kind words and I am delighted you came and stayed with us again. Kind regards...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a two bedroom villa as part of a luxury escapes deal. The villa itself was very nice inside with a lovely pool and outlook to Muri beach and the coral lagoon. As for the rest...well? Firstly the island of Rarotonga is very pretty, laid back and rustic... island life! But average restaurants and other supplies are very...

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tevakaroa, General Manager at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

Kia Orana and thank you for your constructive feedback which has been taken very seriously and discussed with all my staff. I do agree and apologise for the office being unattended on the Sunday morning, there was an error with our roster system and I had left early that morning to New Zealand. My office manager believed I was leaving...

Sydney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small complex of 6 villas is beautifully designed with lovely furnishings and quality fittings throughout. Our one bedroom villa was very spacious with a fabulously comfortable four poster bed, excellent bathroom, large indoor and outdoor living areas with high quality kitchen facilities. The very private deck leads out into the lovely gardens and pool/spa area. The magnificent infinity pool...

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tevakaroa, Owner at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

Kia Orana Thank you for your review it is greatly appreciated. We are so happy to hear you had a lovely stay and it makes us all feel worthwhile when we get such a lovely review. Kind regards, Nick Reeves

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Things started well when Chad picked us up from the airport. We mentioned to him that we were hoping that Brisbane Broncos would be on tv when we arrived at the villa. He came in, called a mate to see what channel it would be on and put it on our tv for us 👍. With regards to the villa,...

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tevakaroa, Owner at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

Kia Orana Thank you for your detailed review. I am always curious to see what people will write and it means alot to get reviews, some are tough, but we all learn from them and can only improve our product. We are delighted you had a great time and enjoyed our facilities which we endeavour to maintain to the highest...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfection! Highly recommended! Surely the most beautiful architectural design-stunning beachfront villas overlooking an infinity pool. Perfectly located for sheltered water sports, restaurants, convenience store, car rental. Staff impeccable and genuinely lovely.

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tevakaroa, Owner at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

Kia Orana Perfection, wow that is a new one but I like it, thank you very much. Kind regards, Nick Reeves

Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This small resort was top notch!!! My husband, myself and another couple stayed for 5 nights and it was fantastic. Beautiful villas and gardens, great service and right on Muri Beach. We would highly recommend staying here. We will definitely return!

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tevakaroa, Owner at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

Kia Orana Thank you very much for your wonderful review of our property. We hope to have you stay with us again soon. Kind regards, Nick Reeves

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Everything about staying at Te Vakaroa was 5 star. The apartment was absolutely wonderful. The staff were friendly and the layout of the apartments meant you had great privacy and there was plenty of room. The design of the place was perfect for two couples to share. The gardens were gorgeous and the pool area just amazing. Wonderful pods to...

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tevakaroa, Owner at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your encouraging review. I am amazed how popular our new daybed pods are beside the pool and it looks like I will have to buy some more. We are always trying to improve the property and make it more enjoyable for our guests and getting positive feedback makes it all worthwhile. Thanks again Nick Reeves

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 October 2016

My wife and I were in Rarotonga for five days for a wedding. This is not a large complex which is a big plus, but it is of a very high standard. We were on the lower level in a one bedroom unit. The layout is excellent, the bedroom of a good size with a very comfortable bed.The bathroom is...

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tevakaroa, Owner at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

Kia Orana What a lovely review, thank you so much. We hope to see you again soon.

Enumclaw, Washington
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This was our first visit to The Cook Islands and we could not have been more pleased with our stay at Te Vakaroa Villas. The friendliness of the staff and attention to detail were incredible. We were traveling with another couple and each room was quiet and perfect for sleeping. The view from unit #5 was breathtaking and we enjoyed...

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tevakaroa, Owner at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

Kia Orana Thank you for taking the time to review us. I am so pleased you liked Te Vakaroa we all do our best to ensure you do. We also look forward to your next visit and no doubt you will find more improvements to the property. Thanks again Nick Reeves

Tauranga, NZ
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We had 5 nights in a 2 brm villa (upstairs) and were very impressed with the spacious layout, tasteful decor and large covered verandah with a daybed overlooking the pool area and beach. Full kitchen (including blender), laundry facilities etc. Beautiful lush gardens. Complimentary pickup from airport with fresh flower leis by very friendly helpful Chad. On first evening after...

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tevakaroa, Owner at Te Vakaroa Villas, responded to this review

Kia orana and thank you for your review. I am very pleased you had a nice stay with us and I apologise that you didn't find the towels under the vanity in all bathrooms. We appreciate it can be warm and we always provide extra towels. I will make sure the staff are informed and show all guests the towel...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This new property offers six beachfront villas that face Muri Lagoon. 3 x 1 Brm Villas at the ground level and 3 x 2 Brm Villas at the 1st level each with views across the pool to the beach and lagoon. All villas are highly appointed, with large terraces, full kitchens complete with dishwashers, microwaves, frig/freezers, DVDs, surround cinema with flat screen TVs, satellite TV reception. Blue Tooth connectivity to in room speakers,and WiFi internet connections. Each Villa has its own laundry. A freshwater pool, spa and large daybed are located right above the beach. Welcome fruit platter provided on arrival and complimentary tropical breakfasts delivered to your villa daily, with room service available from the adjoining restaurant. Private car meet/greet and airport transfers $ 20 per person each way are recommended given our property is only manned between 8.30am and 4.30pm. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Te Vakaroa Villas

Address: Main Road, Muri, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Muri
Price Range: RM1,790 - RM2,916 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Te Vakaroa Villas 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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Te Vakaroa Villas Hotel Muri
Te Vakaroa Villas Muri, Cook Islands - Rarotonga
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“Upstairs corner villa 4 has wrap around views and more light”
 of 5 bubbles keas, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The benefit of 2 bedroom apartment is that you have complete privacy from those on the pool level 1 bedroom apartments.”
  • beach in front of villa
 of 5 bubbles 150suziet, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I would book villa 4 next time set back & further away from Captain Tama's place!”
  • Nighttime view from Villa 5 overlooking the pool.
  • View from villa 5 overlooking the pool area & beyond to Muri beach.
  • View from balcony into villa 5.
  • King bedroom in villa 5.
 of 5 bubbles Lady_Porsche, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Fantastic place for a Romantic vacation. Lower floor suites the best.”
 of 5 bubbles wandereriv, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose the upstairs units as a bit larger and more private”
 of 5 bubbles 102spencerw, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
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