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Tamanu Beach

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A warm island welcome to Tamanu Beach Hotel- your casual luxury Pacific Island getaway destination, on the pristine atoll of Aitutaki. Tamanu Beach resort is located on the western coast of Aitutaki, with stunning sunset views from our beachfront Restaurant and Bar. Tamanu Beach resort offers four bungalow accommodation options, including garden bungalows and one bedroom lagoon view bungalows. All of our Cook Islands bungalows are nestled amongst lush tropical gardens. Our beachfront bungalows are on the water's edge- a stone's throw from our gorgeous blue lagoon. Our stunning Aitutaki beachfront resort features 23 bungalows, conference facilities, two fresh water swimming pools, a beachfront bar and restaurant and a gift shop. Casual Luxury at Tamanu Beach Our private, white sand beach borders Aitutaki Island's crystal clear lagoon providing endless opportunities for island activities such as swimming, snorkelling, kayaking and SUPS in the azure waters. Tamanu Beach is family operated and we offer guests a truly unique Polynesian experience. Every Thursday enjoy our "Takurua" Island Feast and show - a performance of Cook Islands song, dance, fire dancing and more from our talented and dynamic cultural group. Tamanu Beach is a popular haven for magical Cook Islands weddings and honeymoons, and is within easy reach of local cafes, bars and restaurants giving you the opportunity to dine out at your leisure. Your stay with us includes the following complimentary services: •Return airport transfers •Daily tropical breakfast •All SUPS, Kayaks and Masks and Snorkels
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Pool
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Free Parking
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Paid Wifi
Paid Internet
Bar/Lounge
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Breakfast included
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Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Refrigerator in room
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Full view
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Aitutaki Airport4 km
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff at the front desk were always friendly and helpful, however it wasn’t always the same in the restaurant. The honeymoon island tour is not to be missed. We had a ‘beach view’ bungalow, which apparently had been refurbished with a wooden bathroom counter with...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from i2taki, General Manager at Tamanu BeachResponded 1 week ago

Kia Orana, Thank you for the review. I do apologise for our staff behaviour in the Restaurant, we have identified the "culprit" and steps have been taken to remedy this poor attitude. Our planned upgrade commences in February 2019. We purchased new window systems in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The resort's tag line is casual luxury and that says it all. The villas are well designed and set out so that they all have a view of the lagoon. The outdoor showers are a great touch. Access to the lagoon is a short 20...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Darren C
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

We visited Tamunu Beach Resort as Non Residents while enjoying the island at other accommodation, but have to say how wonderful the place is. I had the best Swedish massage ever from a lovely woman called Viri..OMG! they are soooo lucky to have her.. it...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

This hotel and the amazing island nights we have experienced make us remind them and their lovely staff. The island itself and this resort are amazing. A place you remember for a lifetime. Congratulations

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Jordan D
Response from i2taki, General Manager at Tamanu BeachResponded 17 September 2018

Thank you for your kind review - we will let Kitchen AND Restaurant staff know...Meitaki atupaka, Nick

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

If you can, book a beach front bungalow to enjoy the beautiful sunsets from your daybed. Other bungalows are designed well to have nice views too. Tamanu Beach Resort is as it claims, a very relaxed & casual resort with individual generous sized & well...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Response from i2taki, General Manager at Tamanu BeachResponded 17 September 2018

Kia Orana Thanks you for your review...we are constantly working on improving our resort and the comfort of our clients. There is still much to do...we have just this week landed more paddle boards and new mattresses for beach-loungers are on the way...we are hoping...More

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JIA W
25 November 2017|
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Response from i2taki | Property representative |
Kia Orana The Island feast starts at 7pm and the fire dancing starts after dessert, normally 8.30 - 8.45pm. The show runs for approx 40-45mins. For bookings please call our team on ph +682 31810. Meitaki atupaka, Nick
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JIA W
24 November 2017|
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Response from i2taki | Property representative |
Kia orana -the "Takurua" is a special feast and fire-dance show - the cost for the evening is $75pp. All of our in-house guests are automatically added to the reservations sheet. Visitors staying at other Resorts are welcome... More
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sunsoakerNewZealand
20 November 2017|
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Response from i2taki | Property representative |
Yes we have scooter hire available at reception it is $25 a day and you will require a Cook Islands drivers licence. This can be done in Rarotonga or Aitutaki. look forward to seeing you in our small island paradise
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"all villas have great beach access"
DarrenC550
2 weeks ago
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"All rooms are self contained bungalows, they would all be on the same level of luxury."
RogerT1999
26 Jul. 2018
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"Sea view rooms are more expensive, but with a view of the sea and sunset."
purplejane48
26 Jul. 2018
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"We had the waterfront unit on the North, near pool. Very happy"
islandboy88
29 Jun. 2018
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PRICE RANGE
USD 258 - USD 378 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
tamanu beach aitutakitamanu beach hotel aitutaki
LOCATION
Cook IslandsSouthern Cook IslandsAitutaki
NUMBER OF ROOMS
23
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