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Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This place would be hard to beat. The whole team was lovely, inviting and helpful with booking our activities and finding us more fresh fruit and home baking once we devoured our first welcome pack of goodies. The house is beautiful and surrounded by tropical plants, fruit vines and herb gardens (which guests can help themselves to) and is kitted...

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So enjoyed the sisters stay at Makayla Palms and delighted to read that it was a holiday that you will treasure. "Lovely, inviting and helpful team" with booking your activities, supplying extra fresh fruit and home baking. All devoured and enjoyed! Perhaps you will be able to return and bring the 5th sister......we will look forward to that! Rachel,John and...

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 October 2016

If you want a spotless, roomy, well-appointed 2 bedroom self-catering villa and the best beach on your doorstep, then look no further than Villa Tiana at Makayla Palms. this was our second stay at this beach where you can snorkel, swim and kayak all day in the clear warm water of the lagoon. Everything you need is provided and Grace...

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JDMR, Owner at Makayla Palms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We pride ourselves on the care of our guests during their stay and Grace our manager as you have found, does an amazing job. A short stroll to the beautiful beach where you enjoyed snorkeling, swimming and kayaking has the added bonus of being so quiet and peaceful that you often have...

blenheim
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We have just returned home after a fabulous 14 days in Rarotonga staying at Makayla Palms. We were greeted at the airport by Grace the Manager. Our Villa was so clean - home made baking, bread, milk and fresh truit in our villa - plus a well stocked pantry - which saved us a trip out to get supplies! Thank...

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We were delighted to read your review about your 2 week stay at Makayla Palms. The staff as you discovered are truly wonderful from Grace who makes sure that all guests are well and truly looked after, Loving who takes great pride in the housekeeping of the villas and Fred who tends the gardens and also puts on the local...

Auckland
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Makalya Palms is located on a beautiful part of Rarotonga, wonderful beach. The accommodation was excellent - modern and lots of extras provided. The hosts were just amazing - they were so thoughtful and couldn't do enough to assist. There was home baking, food for arrival, and a special cake was provided for my friends 50th. Definitely recommend as a...

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Thank you so much for your wonderful review which we and the Makayla team really appreciate. So pleased that you had a successful holiday for the 50th and hope that you may return one day to this lovely little corner of paradise. John and Rachel, Grace, Loving and Fred

Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 July 2016

loved our stay at makayla palms. only 3 villas in the privately run family business. Grace, Loving and Fred are all so helpful and friendly. Villas are spacious and clean. kitchen is well stocked with all the home comforts, welcome plate of fruits and milk and butter and home baking in the fridge is a lovely thought so that we...

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Delighted to read that you enjoyed all that Makayla Palms had to offer and that the staff were so helpful and friendly. They enjoy looking after the guests and making sure that their every need is met. The beach and snorkeling is great as you have found out and the best part is having the beach often to yourselves. Very...

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2016

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Mangawhai, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 June 2016

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Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 May 2016

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“All rooms are perfect..but choose depending on number of people. All rooms are a.short distance from beach. Very quiet and peaceful.”
14diannes, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Tia Villa is closest to the water.”
U6034GHlaurens, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There are only 3 units, 2 of which have one bedroom and one 2 bedrooms. The standard looked the same, party size dictates choice.”
E5079TBjudys, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Tia, it is the closest to the beach and you can see the lagoon from the verandah”
dordoor, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rent a scooter or a car to see more - but you can take the bus”
  • There's also a BBQ on the porch
886hansl, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
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