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Orange, California
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Manuia Beach Resort is an amazing value for what your receive. The location, service, cleanliness, infinity pool, beach, and the outdoor shower make this resort in my top 3 favorites on Rarotonga. The staff goes above and beyond the call of duty to make sure that all of our needs were meet. The complimentary breakfast had a good selection and...

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Auckland
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Manuia for 6 nights and it was an absolute dream. Room was clean and serviced each day, outdoor shower was amazing! Continental breakfast was great and there is the option to order eggs, omelettes etc if you prefer. The setting is just wonderful, stepping straight onto the sand from your room, infinity pool, loads of sun lounges,...

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1Thank Katie B
Lakewood, California
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Last year, I stayed at Manuia Beach Resort. I loved it there so much, I just had to go back this year, and I'm glad I did. The resort has everything I want: impeccable grounds, beachfront snorkeling, beautifully appointed rooms, no children, peace and quiet, an infinity pool, plenty of spots for reading and relaxing in the shade or sun,...

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1Thank Karin W
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 31 March 2016

This resort offers a quiet get-away-from-it-all type of atmosphere. We loved the intimacy it offered and the casual vibe. The rooms were great and we instantly fell in love with our outdoor shower...what a treat. We also found the sand floor in the dining and bar areas to be a fun feature. Sue, the GM is a wonderful asset to...

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Thank CWgolfgal
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 March 2016

We have just spent 5 nights staying at this adorable place. The room (beachfront) was excellent, well maintained, everything worked. The amenities were great, the pool, the bar and the restaurant. The staff were always cheerful, talkative and helpful, especially Emma. The only possible issue, depending on how you look at it, was the lack of good Wifi service. Did...

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Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

We had 6 nights in a beachfront unit and it was wonderful. So peaceful and a beautiful view. The service was great in the restaurant. We ate there for most meals and the food was great. I had the best calamari I've ever eaten there as well as beautiful seared tuna and other lovely food. I caught a tuna and...

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Thank Christina H
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We stayed there the week before Easter when it was still not fully booked. Once it got booked up, space got a bit tight. The complimentary breakfast was rather basic. Staff was very nice and helpful. Room service was a bit slack, towels were not replaced when they should have been, but were always available from housekeeping. A nice little...

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Thank Heidrun L
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2016

March1st-5th 2016 What a fabulous place to finish our months tour of New Zealand. Proper Paradise island. Our thatched cottages were very clean and comfortable. Staff from the ladies that cleaned our rooms every day, bar staff & reception all very kind & helpful. The gardener's fakeing the paths every day and tending the beautiful gardens. The breakfast very good...

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Thank Veronica P
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We stayed at this Resort from 6th Feb to 13th Feb 2016....We were in beach front room #4, ( there are only 6 Beachfront Rooms,which I would recomme Firstly this place is a lot busier than Aitutaki , more long stay tourists form AUS & NZ..and a few from Canada. The Island has one road that circles the place &...

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2Thank Brian L
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Great location, staff friendly and helpful and close to airport. Room was nice, clean and tidy. Pool clean. Has restaurant on site which was great for continental breakfast which was included, but we dined out as plenty of places closeby to try. Did have great Caesar salad for lunch one day and raw fish was great that one of the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid 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: RM1,058 - RM1,608 (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, Cook Islands - Arorangi
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“Room 9 was close to beach, pool and restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles mkiaorana, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The front bungalows 1-6 are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles GeoffreyL461, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We loved our room #3 but I think #5 would be great.”
 of 5 bubbles shazhelin2013, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Garden suites on the outer south side offer more privacy”
 of 5 bubbles Fritzi532, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We like to be close to the beach but the garden rooms were beautiful because of the gardens”
 of 5 bubbles JulieC245, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
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