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One of the island's most beautiful locations, this lagoon and beach is a popular destination for swimming and snorkeling.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Warm water, quiet sandy beaches, great snorkeling, easy kayaking, palm trees, coral reefs, and blue skies.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank chrislT6285UW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed right on Muri Lagoon. We very much enjoyed our location, however... Precisely where you are located on the lagoon is going to influence your enjoyment of the place depending on what kind of recreation you are into. We like snorkeling and swimming. Our...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Little1958
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super warm water, no big waves, nice and shallow, little tropical fish easily spotted. Also - Sails Bar on the waterfront is kid friendly and there are a couple of convenience stores within a minutes walk. We went as a couple but would love to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank HayleeM41
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the highlights of our Raro holiday was booking the Koka Lagoon Cruises exploring the Muri Islands. Such clear, calm waters! We saw fishes from the boat and I went snorkelling (which I have never done before)! People were nice and friendly. An unforgettable...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Filemoni F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We explored the Muri Lagoon with the Koka lagoon cruises, and were amazed at how beautiful it was here. Tranquil, clear and shallow this water is perfect for lazing around in the Polynesian sunshine. I have never been to such a lovely beach in all...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank BenW87
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed on the muri lagoon. It is such a warm place to swim. There are a lot of rocks in places so you may have to venture away from shore to find clear spots. Not a lot of snorkeling but there are fish and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Melissa T
Reviewed 11 February 2019

Fantatsic place to relax, go snorkelling or kayaking. You can walk across to other islands when low tide

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank branson6
Reviewed 10 February 2019

You can walk from Muri to the Motus across the lagoon. Wear reef shoes (sharp shells and some rocks). The sea cucumbers are harmless. Water temperature is always amazing!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JudeAF
Reviewed 27 January 2019

Such a beautiful area that is a perfect place to unplug and relax! The local people are extremely friendly and willing to help. There is plenty to keep you busy if you so choose. Fantastic place! Try Cook Island Holiday Villas, especially Muri Lagoon Villa...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank bevergoavs
Reviewed 27 January 2019

Muri lagoon is wonderful for swimming, snorkelling, paddle boarding, kite surfing and just relaxing on the beach. Motu Tapu is just off the shore and at low tide you can walk to the island. There are a selection of hotels, bars and restaurants along the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from krishnan240 | Reviewed this property |
Stay away. This beach stinks. I dont understand why people can't see that the beach is contaminated. I could smell sewage every day. But it's being covered up or ignored because lots of businesses depend on this beach. Local... More