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Manuia Beach Resort

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Your Polynesian Paradise at Manuia Beach Resort awaits you... Marvel at the magical sunsets over a sparkling blue lagoon, while lounging on your sheltered, white sandy beach fringed with swaying coconut palms. Wander through the tropical gardens on your way to the beach side infinity pool. Rest your elbows on the pool edge and soak in the view across the beach, through the lagoon onwards to the waves crashing on the barrier reef beyond. Sip a refreshing tropical cocktail delivered to you from the Beaches Restaurant and bar, or enjoy your Polynesian inspired meals in the restaurant while you trail your toes through the sandy floor. Manuia Beach Resort - your Cook Islands resort accommodation - is set right on the beach in private and peaceful surroundings on the sheltered sunset coast of Rarotonga. You will love the authentic Cook Islands style accommodation, with the coconut thatched suites complete with island style decor and modern amenities such as air conditioning. Walk through the sandy path down to the water and be stunned by the beauty of the poolside area. The infinity pool, Beaches Restaurant and Bar with its relaxed authentic Polynesian cuisine, loungers set invitingly facing the beautiful lagoon, and attentive local staff, will all set the stage for your dream Rarotongan get-away.
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Paid Internet
Paid Wifi
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Reviewed today via mobile

Manuia Beach Resort is an adults only resort on Rarotonga, about 10 minutes drive from the airport and we had such a wonderful time here. We stayed for 9 nights at the beginning of January. We had room 18 which was set back from the...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Manly77
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a lovely time at Manuia over the new year period. The size of the resort is great as it feels personal yet there is still everything you need. The pool is amazing. We were particularly impressed with Lotu. She really went above and...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank MargieB369
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the wonderful staff, to the amazing sunsets every night, the fine dining each and every day, this resort is truly a gem. With a strong recommendation from our travel agent, we couldn’t have been happier to spend two of the most relaxing and energizing...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Bottrel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first stay at Manuia Beach Resort. We will definitely be returning as you can't beat the location and amazing team of staff. From the awesome infinity pool overlooking the ocean, great sunsets and snorkeling it is the perfect place to absolutely unwind...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank djdwtodd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Usually we will have lunch here and have enjoyed the food this year went for dinner. Disappointed in the food it was just ok. Had the jumbo prawns. Wouldn't order again. The rest of the table said was average at best. We will go back...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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9 January 2019|
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Response from DTLC1974 | Reviewed this property |
Open to both, highly recommend the food and entertainment.
cynthia k
11 November 2018|
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Response from DTLC1974 | Reviewed this property |
I stayed mid October, not heated but it was lovely on the hot days. Not a fan of pools not being heated but this was lovely and refreshing to cool off in the heat.
Cherie S
21 August 2018|
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Response from jmarsh78 | Reviewed this property |
The only walking-distance store is the mini-market across the street. Very small with minimal options. You can rent a car or use island transit to get to Avarua. Be aware that most of the shops in town close early (4:30 pm).
Room Tips
"All rooms are good, but the beachfront rooms provide the best view and a daily seabreeze"
10 Dec 2018
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"Cabins at front give good views over the beach, those at back are cheaper and you don't have people..."
2 Dec 2018
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"Beachfront suites worth any extra, but are occasionally on special for same price as garden view suites."
1 Dec 2018
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"Rooms are maximum 30m or so from the beach"
17 Nov 2018
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US$224 - US$333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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