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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our family of three loved Makayla Palms (two adults, one 12 year old). We stayed in Villa Tiana and our friends stayed in Villa Tiare. The villa was perfect for our family - spacious, clean and well-appointed. The kitchen was very well equipped with no...More

Thank SpeharMomo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had such an awesome stay at Makayla Palms!! Grace was fantastic in helping us get acquainted with the island. We enjoyed our chats with John and Rachel and the delicious sweets. We also appreciated the work that Fred did on the beautiful gardens and...More

Thank labs42
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Raro to get married. We did this with very little notice and were lucky to get the Villa Tia at Makayla Palms. We landed in Raro well after 11:00pm and we were very tired but were picked up by Fred and driven...More

Thank rjimlad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first visit to Cook Island/Rarotonga and our first stay at Makayla Palms absolutely fulfilled our expectations. We can highly recommend this place to anyone who is looking for a “peace of mind” oasis. As a family of four we stayed in Villa Tiana for...More

Thank Stein R
Response from John R, Owner at Makayla PalmsResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review and we were delighted to have you stay with us at Makayla Palms. So true your comment "a piece of mind" oasis and the best part of your review was that we "absolutely fulfilled your expectations" Vikings of...More

Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

This was our 2nd stay at Makayla Palms and once again it was just as perfect as our 1st stay. This was my 10th visit to Rarotonga and your beachfront I believe is the best swimming spot on the island. As well as the amazing...More

Thank Martina W
Response from John R, Owner at Makayla PalmsResponded 2 weeks ago

A huge thank you! We agree that we have the best swimming spot on the island and so glad you enjoyed it. You were an absolute pleasure to have as our guests at Makayla Palms and we look forward to your return Rachel and the...More

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Free Parking
Beachfront
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
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Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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USD 197 - USD 305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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USD 197 - USD 305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Shann0nMarie
17 August 2017|
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Response from Dianne S | Reviewed this property |
there is a king bed and a queen bed
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"Villa Tia is closest to the beach. Best for couples, though."
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"Tiana and Tia are front row, Tiare is behind Tia (seen from the beach)."
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"Villa Tia is closer to the beach by a whisker"
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"Villa Tia closest to beach"
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