Independent review for Manea Beach Villas in Rarotonga Cook Islands

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Manea Beach Cook Islands is a collection of eight self contained bungalows and fully appointed villas situated on the north end of popular Muri Beach. Manea Beach is walking distance to several excellent restaurants and small shops and 150 metres from the road ensuring a noise-free stay. Complimentary kayaks and snorkelling gear.

Recommended For:
  • Couples, Families & Groups
  • Spacious Villas
  • Kayaking in Muri Lagoon
Quick Facts
  • Minimum Stay = 3 Nights
  • 8 Villas - Self Catering
  • Beachfront& Garden Location

Manea Beach Villas Room Details & Rates

Room Category
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Sleeps
Hotel Public Rate
(for 2 people)
1 Bedroom Garden Villa 3 NZ$ 200
1 Bedroom Lagoon Villa 3 NZ$ 225
3 Bedroom River Villa 7 NZ$ 395
3 Bedroom Garden Villa 7 NZ$ 450
3 Bedroom Beach Front Villa 7 NZ$ 580

Manea Beach Villas Information & Facts

  • Hotel Location:    Beachfront, on main road, North Muri, East Rarotonga
  • Getting There:    30 mins by road from Rarotonga Airport
  • Unique Qualities:    Fully serviced Large Villas for families
  • Ideal for:   Couples, Families, Groups
  • Hotel Features:    8 Villas
  • Dining:    Self Catering - several restaurants walking distance
  • Children Policy:    All ages welcome: under12yrs share for free
  • Local Attractions / Tours:    Muri Beach, Offshore Islands, Avana Valley Track
  • The Beach:    Good - narrow fine white sand extending along coast
  • The Ocean:    Good - sandy bottom, in places very shallow, good for swimming towards islands
  • Snorkelling:    Average - some reef fish off island
  • Other Activities:    Kayaking

Room Information

The 1-Bedroom Garden Villas are located behind the reception and facing the driveway. Interiors have a lounge and kitchen area with separate bedroom. The 1-Bedroom Lagoon Villas are located to one side of the property with bungalows laid out in a line so that each has a view of the lagoon from its wooden veranda. Interiors have a lounge and kitchen area with separate bedroom.
This split level 2-Bedroom villa is set at the furthest point from the beach in a tropical garden setting beside a small stream. The 3-bedroom villa come with its own TV, radio and small CD player on request. The bedroom is air-conditioned and the use of ceiling fans in each room as well.
The 3-bedroom garden villas are set between the river villas and beachfront villas and come with their own TV, radio and small CD player on request with a master bedroom upstairs offering air-conditioned and the use of ceiling fans in each room as we
Designed to incorporate indoor and outdoor living in tandem, the 3-bedroom beach villa boasts a large deck area with stunning views of the lagoon. The chalets come with their own TV, radio and small CD player on request. The bedroom is air-conditioned and the use of ceiling fans in each room as well.

Hotel Amenities

Manea Villas is located at the northern end of Muri Beach on a narrow strip of beachfront that disappears at high tide. However the lagoon in front of the villas is sandy bottom and great for swimming, especially for small kids and it's less than a minute walk until you're in the heart of Muri Beach with its beautiful sand and lagoon.

Manea Beach offers three 1-bedroom self contained bungalows sleeping two people, a 2-bedroom and a 3-bedroom beach villa and a 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom garden villa, sleeping 3-7 people. All villas are fully self contained, with complete kitchen facilities including a full sized stove, fridge freezer and microwave and all cooking requirements available.