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Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 17 November 2013

For the last 5 nights of our Cook Island visit we chose to stay at Sunhaven, which was definetely a great choice. We were lucky enough to be upgraded to one of the beachfront studio suites which was a nice suprise. The rooms are super clean, very well equiped for cooking and nicely set on the beach with a great...

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Uncledennis, Owner at Sunhaven Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Kia Orana and Hallo der_Reisende_10, Oh the sweet sound of no roosters. We try to catch and relocate any roosters that come our way so our guests can sleep in peace. I'm glad you were able to "lean back and relax" during your 5 nights at Sunhaven and were happy with your choice of accommodation. We look forward to seeing...

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Reviewed 14 November 2013 via mobile

A great 4 night stay. Friendly, helpful staff. A bowl of fresh tropical fruit was a great touch. Rooms very well maintained. We will be back. It was great to cook on the bbq and then grab your drink sit on the benches and watch the beautiful sun set. Being picked up at the airport was big help, as well...

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Uncledennis, Owner at Sunhaven Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Kia Orana A TripAdviser Member, Glad to hear you enjoyed the fresh tropical fruit bowl which all our guests receive on arrival for their first breakfast. Nothing better than tree ripened fruit with your cereal. We hope you can stay a bit longer than 4 nights next time. Appreciate your review thank you. Kia manuia, Dennis, Patti, Shari, Ali, Sandra,...

Bloomington, Indiana
Reviewed 29 October 2013

We spent 6 marvelous and unforgettable weeks in bungalow number one at Sunhaven. Patti and Dennis have created a small paradise on the beach in Rarotonga. The bungalows are sparkling clean and tastefully decorated. It is a beautiful and peaceful environment with only the sound of the surf breaking on the reef. There is nothing like having dinner on the...

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Kia Orana WorldTeach23, Congratulation on being our longest stay guests. Six marvelous unforgettable weeks to become immersed in what Sunhaven is all about. "Tranquility on the Beach" I have passed on your gratitude to our friendly staff. We hope you will return to our beautiful and peaceful paradise on the beach and your "home away from home" in the near...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 October 2013

We had planned and saved for our 25th wedding anniversary as we hadn't had a honeymoon.We chose the the garden room as it was slightly more secluded, but still near to the beach and pool. With its vaulted chapel ceiling, tiled floors and paneled walls, it's simple charm oozed relaxation. The child free environment meant that the pool was always...

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Uncledennis, Owner at Sunhaven Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Kia Orana Julia A, Vaulted chapel ceilings....I like that. Very descriptive indeed. Our high ceilings are designed for maximum airflow for natural cooling on hot days. The same reason we have ceramic tiled floors. Yes the pool is an ideal place to 'bat the breeze' with fellow guests after a fun filled day enjoying the sites and activities Rarotonga has...

Victoria
Reviewed 9 October 2013

Couldn't fault this place at all, friendly staff, great view of the ocean from our room and spotless rooms. Well done to all the staff (particularly Ali who was very helpful) would definitely stay again on our next trip

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Uncledennis, Owner at Sunhaven Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Kia Orana nekkro, Thank you for your helpful review. We really appreciate it. We'll look forward to seeing you both again on your next trip. Kia manuia, Dennis, Patti, Ali, Shari, Sandra, Sheekal & Shynal.

Bonn, Germany
Reviewed 7 October 2013

We stayed in the Sunhaven for almost 2 weeks during an extended around the world trip. Usually we check Tripadvisor to make sure we get a decent accommodation, and we were not disappointed with the Sunhaven - the great reviews are absolutely justified. Dennis & Patti and the whole staff were really making our stay something special - they were...

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Uncledennis, Owner at Sunhaven Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Kia Orana BonnOnTour, It gives me pleasure to see that, after reading our many great reviews on TripAdvisor, your expectations of Sunhaven were fully realised and that we made you feel so special and comfortable while providing 'top notch - 5 star service'. I've passed on your praise to Shari and the rest of our staff. They always get a...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 September 2013

We have just returned from 12 days holiday at Sunhaven in Rarotonga. WOW!!!! What can we say!! We even saw whales going by!! We have had many island holidays but have never felt like one of the family like we did at Sunhaven. From Patti, Dennis ( The owners), Shari in the office to the cleaners you are all amazing!!...

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Uncledennis, Owner at Sunhaven Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Kia Orana Lynn and Alyson, Well we ticked all your boxes didn't we? It's always nice to read reviews from our many happy guests who have thoroughly enjoyed their short time at Sunhaven. Thanks very much for doing that. Twelve days gave you enough time to mix and mingle with our friendly return guests while still having your privacy and...

Levin
Reviewed 18 September 2013

A Perfect Holiday We have travelled to Rarotonga 3 times for holidays, staying in large resorts. But this small Boutique resort has to be the best option for a great holiday. The units were a pleasure to stay in. Absolutely spotless and clean. The staff were wonderful to deal with and their work around the resort was meticulous and done...

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Uncledennis, Owner at Sunhaven Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Kia Orana Rod & Judy, We're rapt to hear that you found our small Boutique resort more preferable to the large resorts you stayed in on earlier holidays in Rarotonga and that we will be seeing you again for your next great holiday. I have passed on your encouraging comments to the staff who, by the way, are looking forward...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 September 2013

We stayed here about a year ago and although this is late thought I'd write a review. The bungalows are not 'flash' and are self catering units well placed next to a picturesque, reasonably private beach. We opted for Sunhaven because we thought the sunsets would be nice on the beach (they were) and it seemed like a small quiet...

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Uncledennis, Owner at Sunhaven Beach Bungalows, responded to this review

Kia Orana Butch1664, Thanks for your belated but positive review and recommendation. As they say 'better late than never'. You have pretty much summed up Sunhaven - small - picturesque - sunsets - private - quiet - spotless - which is why so many of our guests return year after year to enjoy their holidays in Rarotonga. I hope by...

Auckland
Reviewed 1 September 2013

My wife and I decided several years ago that we would celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary in one of the islands. After much researching, we decided on Rarotonga. With a short list of "must haves" we embarked on finding the right place for us to stay. We did not want a big, lively resort that caters for families with kids...

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Kia Orana Chris and Carol, That's fantastic to hear. All of us are wrapped that we blew you away on your special Silver Wedding Anniversary. On every occasion from now on you'll remember this time at Sunhaven and hopefully return for another wonderful celebration. Your room (Beachfront Standard Studio) is very popular and all who stay in it comment on...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Absolute beachfront. A private secluded boutique property hidden amongst mature tropical palms on a pure white sand beach on the west side of Rarotonga. Superbly equipped modern self contained bungalows, suites & studios. See breathtaking views from your verandah of the lagoon and the Pacific Ocean beyond with tropical sunset backdrops. Huge freshwater pool with BBQ area. Catering mostly for couples looking for total relaxation. Our NO CHILDREN policy ensures peace & quiet. Good old fashioned friendly personal service by owner hosts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunhaven Beach Bungalows

Address: Main Rd, Arorangi., Arorangi, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Arorangi
Price Range: $201 - $282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sunhaven Beach Bungalows 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“request ocean front”
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“good view every room”
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“All rooms are near the pool and the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles Lita-Tauranga, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all bungalows are set out brilliantly”
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