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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our stay at Avana was blissful. When we arrived, we were provided with lots of information about things to do and how to stay safe. We had lovely trips to the island on the Avana kayaks, used the Avana snorkeling gear, and spent many hours dozing by the pool. Our apartment was comfortable, clean and had everything we needed. The... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a wonderful time at the Avana Apartments. There is so much fun stuff to do in Rarotonga, but we happily spent most of our time at the apartments: lounging by the pool, dozing on the loungers, tropical fish-watching off the jetty in front of our apartment, gobbling delicious local food (in particular the fresh tuna caught by... More 

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Thank salcinnamon
Whangarei, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've just had a week at Avana with my family. It included my wife and me our daughters and their husbands and our grandchildren. What a great place to relax. The pool, the coconuts to open and drink from and eat, the kayaks to explore in, the coconut palms for the kids to climb, the fish off the jetty, the... More 

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Thank Mounga
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a studio room without aircon and felt with the ceiling fan and windows open we had a nice airy room with a great view over the lagoon from the balcony which was decked out with some traditional sun loungers and table and chairs for our convenience. The mozzy coils provided ensured we could sit outside at dawn and... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This facility was everything we needed. Pool was a must and was well maintained. Free use of kayaks but with limited range of life jackets, BBQ x2 and friendly staff. If the office was closed on your arrival there was a clearly understood sign on your apartment. Very easy to mix and converse with your neighbours or remain separate. If... More 

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Thank Andrew M
Gisborne, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

wonderful spot, close to Muri and not to far from the main centre of town. All the apartments are close to the water with great views up the harbour and over to the island. Great BBQ area that was used by all the guests but was always clean and with gas. Desiree and her staff were amazing. Desiree made a... More 

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Reviewed 14 October 2016

A large group of us (10 kids and 8 adults) stayed at Avana Waterfront Apartments a week or so ago for 10 nights. We stayed in 4 x 2-bed units and a studio. We all really enjoyed our stay and would go back in a heartbeat... The pool was perfect for the kids, they spent hours (literally) splashing around and... More 

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Cambridge, New Zealand
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Excellent spot right on the beach. On site swimming pool is fantastic. The apartments are very well laid out and have pretty much all that you need. A couple of them have older bathrooms which could maybe do with a revamp, but not complaining really. Was a great place to stay, Desiree the manager is fabulous and can't do enough... More 

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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Loved our stay at Avana Apartments. Desiree was really helpful with advice on things to do and also arranging rental car etc. This is a very peaceful beachfront place, comfortable and also has a lovely pool. Use of kayaks was appreciated. Roberta.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

This was our 3rd visit to Rarotonga and our first stay here. We enjoyed feeding the myriad of tropical fish on the pier, wasn't really suitable for swimming in the sea but the pool was great and having the option of an air conditioner was a real treat (something we did on our last night). There are lots of trees... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"Absolute waterfront spacious & fully self contained apartment accommodation on a deep water harbour. All apartments & studios have unrivalled views from private decks across pristine Avana Harbour to an uninhabited islet with its beautiful sandy beaches. The private jetty is the departure point for local fishing charters as well as the start of your lagoon activities. Experience fish feeding, kayaking, snorkelling, and fishing. An ideal accommodation option for couples and families with teenagers who enjoy water sports and especially fishing!  " ... more   less 

Additional Information about Avana Waterfront Apartments

Address: Kaireva Drive | Avana Lagoon, Muri 869, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Muri
Price Range: £79 - £168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Avana Waterfront Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Avana Waterfront Apartments Muri, Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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“lagoon view, quiet, very clean, great service, pool, BBQ on site, fly screens on all windows, laundry service”
 of 5 bubbles Cher1973, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It is unfortunate to say but if you are poor in mobility then this place is not for you due to access to bedrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles andrewmK9678ES, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs studios have balconies overlooking lagoon but longer way to pool/lagoon. Downstairs darker, no balcony but open onto lagoon side”
 of 5 bubbles 726isabels, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Downstairs studio suited us just fine.”
 of 5 bubbles regalcourtmotel, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“You won't be disappointed if you book at Avana. Peaceful and beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles JoKeller, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
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