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Cooks Bay Villas

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Well appointed, clean Villas right on the beach front. A bowl of fruit is delivered daily. Kitchens well set up for cooking if you decide to stay in. We saw whales from our breakfast table. Kids spent the days snorkeling and kayaking. 10 mins from muri beach so very peaceful but an easy trip if you need a change of...

3Thank Kirsty M
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Our family group (two couples) enjoyed a four night stay in a Villa in late May. We chose this accommodation based on its excellent reviews and it's location. It certainly delivered on both counts. The Villa was faultless and I couldn't imagine a better choice on Rarotonga - comfortable, well-equipped and exceptionally well run by two lovely sisters. Perfectly suited...

4Thank Tripmode33
Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

These villas are in a perfect location are private and well thought out. You could easily spend your entire holiday at the villa as everything is right there. It was our first time at Cooks Bay and we will definitely come back. It had everything you needed for that perfect holiday, including private spa and outdoor shower pool and weather...

2Thank Jan W

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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
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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 4inch 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, a jacuzzi/spa pool, 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: $368 - $461 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cooks Bay Villas 4*
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Cooks Bay Villas Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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“Lock your back gate at night otherwise the security gear will come calling!”
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“Every villa is the same”
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“Try to get one of the Villas away from the pool to minimize pool noise”
TFriend2012, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All five are excellent - couldn't really pick between them.”
Tripmode33, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Buy a bunch of 10 ticket bus passes and chill out!!!”
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