This April was our 1st visit to Rarotonga and we were fortunate to stay at the beautiful Sokala Villas. We arrived and were warmly greeted by Lawrance (the owner) and Susan both seemed genuinely excited we made the long journey to their home in paradise. They had our villa ready for us even though we arrived earlier in the day than expected...just one of the many nice things they did for us during our stay. Our villa sat right on Muri Lagoon giving us an unobstructed view to the outer reef and a post card like view of several of the motus (sm islands) a stone throw away. We found our villa stocked w/ milk, juice, fresh fruit and beautiful flowers...and an ice cold bottle of champagne! Could there be a better way to welcome your guests?
Sokala Villa was the perfect romantic getaway set in an unbelievable location...just what we were looking for. This is not a large resort w/ the pluses and minuses that go along w/ those types of properties. Its a half dozen well planned wooden villas w/ large open decks...and some w/ cool fresh water swimming pools. The grounds are well maintained and most everything you could ask for to enjoy the lagoon is provided on site (kayaks, snorkels & fins, and reef shoes, etc.). The decor is rustic w/ lots of local art and everything inside is comfortable and pleasing. The Villas are also conveniently located close to many fine restaurants, bars, cafes and markets. You can rent a car or a motor scooter...or catch the bus within 2 or 3 minutes walking distance.
If you are looking for an ultra modern, cookie cutter resort, this may not be the place for you. But if you are want an awesome, laid back experience where all you need has been thought of and provided for you, there is no place better than the Sokala Villas at Muri Lagoon...it truly is your homeport in paradise!
- Also Known As:
- Sokala Villas Hotel Muri
- Sokala Villas Muri, Rarotonga, Cook Islands