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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed 5 nights here and enjoyed every moment. We did not realise it was an adult only resort but that certainly enhanced our visit. It is a small resort with only 24 units which suited us fine. If you're looking for a party resort this isn't for you. Sue, the GM, made us feel very welcome and we especially...

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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Manuia Beach Resort in early March 2017, We had a excellent stay. It is a smaller resort and has an 18 plus age limit. We found the staff , amenities and total relaxing experience there excellent.

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CT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have waited 5 years to actually book a vacation at this resort. I have looked at it patiently, until I was able to go with my husband. I can tell you ~ it was worth the wait. The location is perfect distance from the ocean and the main road. The size of the room in perfect. Everything you need...

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had our honeymoon at this resort and headed back for our 25th anniversary. The resort had pretty much been rebuilt post the 2010 and think had some more work done recently. We had a beach front unit (#5) that over looked the pool and out across the reef. Great to sit on the deck and watch the sunset. Resort...

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Mexborough
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had bungalow 5 right at the front by the pool, the only noise at night was the distant pounding of the surf on the reef. The room was clean, comfortable and nothing was too much trouble for the friendly, attentive staff. The infinity pool was a marvelous feature and in January there wasn't a trace of a wince on...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hands down fantastic!!! Stayed many places on the island and working in the travel industry I have high expectations. Manuia Beach Resort didn't fail to deliver. Gabby at the bar was a delight as were all the staff we came across including Mary who cleaned our room. Stayed in a very quiet, private garden room that was very spacious and...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 6 nights in a beachfront room. It was so easy. No worrying about food, the restaurant had delicious meals available every breakfast, lunch and dinner. The pool is so inviting and plenty of lounges to sit and read or drink and laugh. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. The whole resort is kept very clean...

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Noosa, Australia
Reviewed 11 February 2017

This small boutique Resort offers everything you could wish for a magic stay-away from home. Quiet private rooms set in charming tropical garden, clean, very comfortable bed, lovely outdoor shower, attentative friendly personnel and a terrific on-site restaurant offering amazing food. Everybody, staff and management treat you like one of their own and are always at hand to assist and...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We chose to stay in Arorangi this time because of the beautiful beaches and sunsets on that side of the island. The gardens at Manuia Beach Resort are stunningly beautiful, and it was a lovely environment in which to spend time. The gardener is incredible; everything was immaculate. We had a Beachfront Room and enjoyed the proximity to the beach....

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 January 2017

If you're looking for a place to stay in Raro, my partner and I would highly recommend Manuia. We stayed there for 8 nights in November 2016 and thoroughly enjoyed it. The room was really nice, had a fridge and a jug to boil water. We loved the outdoor shower. The food was really nice, albeit expensive (but everywhere in...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • 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
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • 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: $311 - $474 (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
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“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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