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Magic Reef Bungalows

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here with 6 other friends and were all very impressed, The bungalows are in the pacific island traditional style and are roomy and well equipped. The kitchenette has plenty of crockery, cooking equipment and of course wine glasses. We were able to make our own breakfasts and lunches as well as having a couple of BBQ dinners. There... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My hubby and I stayed at Magic Reef Bungalow during our honeymoon in Rarotonga. It's a beautiful place and the owners Simon and Angela, are very helpful and friendly. The true gem at the place is Nancy, who recommended and helped book the best places to visit. If we ever needed anything, she was always happy to help and made... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We choose Magic Reef Bungalows for several combined factors. It wasn't a hotel complex resort, it was on the sunset side of the island, on the beach and it was adults only bookings. It meet all our expectations and more. A beautiful relaxing picture perfect spot. The bungalows were well equipped and clean. The views of the reef whether sitting... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two incredible weeks of pure magic. Thanks to my wife Ingrid she picked Magic Reef bungalows after reading others comments on Tripadvisor and they certainly didn't disappoint. After scoping the resorts and other forms of accomodation it didn't take long before we knew we were staying at the best place on the island in the best possible location. I'm not... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I just spent the most amazing week at the Magic Reef Bungalows in Rarotonga, Cook Islands. The owners, Simon and Angela treat their guests more like friends than paying guests, and Nancy, who mans reception is an absolute gem......nothing is too much trouble for any of them. They were all willing to pass on helpful advice and... More 

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Murrays Beach
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is a hard review as I'd really class it at 3.5 stars I'll start the review by saying we had the most enjoyable time in Rarotonga and the owners and staff of Magic were wonderful in helping us enjoy it. We initially stayed on this side of the island due to it being child free, quite and beautiful sunsets.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

These bungalows are right on the on the water with a brilliant view from every bungalow. We were staying in a beachfront bungalow with a magnificent view. Each bungalow has a kitchen, fridge, TV and DVD (you won't need it...trust me). The best part was the outside shower and bath. That was a massive selling point. The complex includes a... More 

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Sydney
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This property is on the west side of the island - which is perfect to watch the subset. Comfortable self contained bangalows, and very relaxing vibe all around - since there are no restaurants or bars in the property it's always very peaceful. It's close enough to anything you need - nearby restaurants, bars, shops. Make sure to hire one... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Loved it so much last year that we returned but this time stayed 10 days and was not disappointed at all. It was so relaxing and having the use of the scooters was a big bonus. Nothing was a bother for Nancy, so friendly and helpful. It is perfect in every way and we are already planning visit number 3.... More 

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New Zealand
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

We had 7 lovely nights here in unit 6, which had a lagoon view and was very clean and well equipped. Nancy was very helpful, friendly and laid back and she booked meals and outings for us. We hired a scooter from Magic Reef for the whole 7 days, which made exploring and shopping very easy and the traffic was... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
9 Polynesian style, self-contained bungalows located right on the beach of Arorangi, with golden sunset views from each. All bungalows have sea views, romantic four poster super-king size beds, a private outdoor shower and bath, air conditioning and a ceiling fan. There is an extensive DVD and book library available. The boat-shaped pool, BBQ facilities and Petanque court invite you to relax. Complimentary use of snorkel, mask and reef shoes. Complimentary breakfast on arrival. Complimentary air transfers for direct bookings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magic Reef Bungalows

Address: Arorangi CK, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Arorangi
Price Range: RM802 - RM1,144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Magic Reef Bungalows 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Magic Reef Bungalows Hotel Rarotonga
Magic Reef Bungalows Rarotonga, Cook Islands - Arorangi
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“Unit 4 has beautiful sea views”
 of 5 bubbles Steph618, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Absolute beachfront is always the best but it was still perfect in bungalow number 5”
 of 5 bubbles F4051AVchrisd, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet and face the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles Jesica1134, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Best rooms are Absolute Beachfront or Beachfront bungalows.”
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  • Outside bath
  • Outside bath
  • Outside shower
 of 5 bubbles MyMarti, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Has only 9 separate bungalows which are self contained. Very private, roomy and comfortable. Perfect”
 of 5 bubbles Macb2, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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