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Cooks Bay Villas

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for a week in late April. We hired all five villas which meant we were able to have a family wedding on the beach in front of the villas. The location is superb with a large supermarket and petrol station across the road. The beach is white sand and there is great snorkelling with coral close to...

Thank Robyn S
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Cooks Bay Villas surprised us when we arrived , with the location just off the road you would not have guessed the villas were perfectly placed with a front covered area facing directly out to the lagoon. The villa itself was very spacious with all furniture in good spec and very clen and tidy. A full height fridge/freezer and gas...

Thank Hawk0800
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cooks Bay Villas was a welcome surprise in Raro. The amenities are great and the location is perfect. We stayed for 6 nights (would have been 7 but they were fully booked) and will go there again. Full kitchen made it very easy to do your own meals if you want to, also has a full size fridge/freezer. Welcome food...

Thank J_B055
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely the best. The beach as the front door and the pool at the back door private. Secure. Great service. Beautiful views. Only place I will stay at in Rarotonga. They provide cereal,milk, juice, tea/coffee, bread on arrival and every morning a platter of fresh local fruits.. Grocery across the road that also does mouth watering burgers.

Thank hrkathy1
Takapuna, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We recently stayed at the CBV to celebrate my 50th birthday. There were seven of us so we had two villas. The fully self contained villas worked well for two couples as both couples have their own space and bathroom. Great location with Wigmores supermarket just a few metres down the road and the iconic Papua waterfalls a few metres...

Thank Haddie66
Thunder Bay, Canada
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Our 5th stay and we love it even more! In reading the previous reviews, everything has been covered numerous times....what more can I say? this time we travelled alone but sharing is made easy with the 2 bedrooms each with their own ensuite. Open living space and kitchen makes self catering very convenient. We ate in most evenings this year,...

Thank r10th
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Clean, fresh, friendly. This place was amazing. Staff were great. Villa was perfect. Has everything you can want for your holiday.... kayaks, snorkelling gear, air con, own laundry, spa etc. Great location with convenience store across the road. The villa itself is so fresh and modern. Love love loved it!! Definitely be back!!

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

What a piece of paradise! A quiet sanctuary with everything you need to park up, relax and have the restful break you so deserve! A fully self contained villa situated in a perfect location with Wigmores supermarket just a few metres down the road and the iconic Papua waterfalls a few metres in the other direction. The super comfy beds,...

Thank Di P
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We are a couple with no kids who stayed at Cooks Bay Villas specifically because it is marketed on their website as a luxury oceanfront property. The property is oceanfront, on a lovely beach, but very little about this property says luxury. If this property was marketed as a mid range property catering to families and groups, that assessment would...

3Thank TFriend2012
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Cooks Bay Villas truly are exceptional in every way. Super friendly service and they happily organised a scooter for us on arrival. The villas are fully decked out with everything you need, including a full kitchen. Wigmore's supermarket is right across the road and sells super fresh tuna, fruit and vegetables, so we used the kitchen several times during our...

3Thank civic-art

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cooks Bay Villas (CBV) nightly tariff ranges between: NZD$395 - NZD$495per night and is situated on the unspoiled white sandy beach of Vaimaanga, Rarotonga Cook Islands. We offer a wonderful opportunity to indulge yourself in a little luxury, while being able to enjoy the serenity and seclusion of one of the most beautiful locations in the Pacific. Cooks Bay Villas embraces modern polynesian architecture and styling with all villas being absolute beach front, with spectacular views across the lagoon to distance ocean wave breaks. Our Villas include the following:~ Two separate bedrooms with ceiling fans, air-conditioning and separate walk-in en-suites, a King Split Beds in each room that can be set into single beds~ Spacious living area opens onto expansive private balcony with outdoor teak dinning furniture, teak loungers and day-bed~ Fully self contained and well equipped with all modern amenities with Full kitchen facilities including an electric oven, gas top stove, full fridge/freezer, microwave and each villa has its own (Ultra Violet) treatment water system~ Entertainment embraces a 40inch LED TV, Home Theatre, Stereo/Hard drive consisting of movies, documentaries, tv series, cartoons, music etc. Telephone and WIFI-Internet connection~ Each villa have a Private outdoor courtyard, accessible from both bedrooms and en-suites, outdoor shower, sitting area, clothes line and a small laundry with washing machine and tub~ Another fantastic feature of this property is that Villas 2, 3 & 4, having full wheelchair access and being disability friendly. Relation should be a way of life, so at Cooks Bay Villas we also offer guests a selection of on-site facilities and services to help you relax and recharge. We understand these little extras go a long way in helping you really enjoy your island experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cooks Bay Villas

Address: Vaimaanga Beach | PO Box 3018, Vaimaanga, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Vaimaanga
Price Range: RM1,189 - RM1,490 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cooks Bay Villas 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“All the same.”
robyns672, 27 May 2017 | Read review
“All villas have the same outlook and layout so any of them would be great.”
J_B055, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Lock your back gate at night otherwise the security gear will come calling!”
Haddie66, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Every villa is the same”
r10th, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try to get one of the Villas away from the pool to minimize pool noise”
TFriend2012, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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