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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I spent the last 4 days of our 10-year wedding anniversary trip traveling through New Zealand with a short stop in the Cook Islands. After traveling and experiencing some of the most beautiful scenery we have seen in the world we were excited to kick back and enjoy a tropical experience in the cook islands. Of all...

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Murphys, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Belinda and her husband are the best! We arrived early on a Sunday and were greeted at the airport with the most beautiful lei's we have ever seen! They gave us early check in and our room was beyond what we expected. My husband and I have traveled many places and I can honestly say this has been was of...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We will be back, both with friends and on our own again. Andrew & Belinda, as per all other reviews, are the perfect hosts. If anyone has aced 'professional while being personable' and 'so efficient, yet so relaxed' it is those 2. When we needed them, they were instantaneously there or answering the phone. When we didn't, we knew exactly...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So delighted by our stay at Rumours - our beachfront villa (Villa 2) was beautiful, spacious and immaculate - we didn't want to leave! We loved the stunning private pool with waterfall and jacuzzi which were perfect for relaxing after a day of snorkelling or kayaking in the lagoon. It was paradise to wake up each morning to a beachfront...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner went twice and then booked me for the deep tissue massage. One word. Amazing. Wasn't cheap but worth every cent. They say you don't mind paying for quality and that's what we got. A big 5 stars.

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British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 6 March 2017

My husband and I recently spent a few days at Rumours ,and had a wonderful stay there. Many thanks to Andrew and Belinda and their team, for making our stay so special. The villa was luxurious and private, and we loved the views of the beach and the reef, which were right outside . I would recommend this for a...

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1Thank Andrea51_12
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Fantastic beaches right at your door, peaceful and tranquil paradise, Andrew even took us to the local supermarket to grab some supplies. Clean, comfortable villas. Belinda and Andrew where just a quick phone call away if you needed anything and they would be there straight away. Thanks guys for making our relaxing holiday relaxing.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Really really enjoyed our stay at Rumours. Outstanding service from the moment we were collected from the airport. Room was great - Clean, right on the beach, kayaks etc etc. The room had all the amenities needed which meant we could bring our own food over and happily just cook like we were at home.

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Mesa, Arizona
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Our stay at Rumours exceeded our expectations. First of all, Belinda and Andrew were the best. They addressed any questions or concerns before, during and after our stay with patience and grace. The customer service was five star and very much appreciated. We stayed in the Platinum Villa and just loved it! Everything was spotless and fully stocked. The pool...

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Reviewed 5 February 2017

Absolutely breathtaking villa! Staff went out of their way to make sure that we had everything we needed and all our questions answered! The breakfasts that were provided were truly outstanding. Arriving early in the morning they had a delightful champagne breakfast waiting for us in the villa! The villa was very clean and well maintained. The deck right on...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Top class Award Winning luxury villa accommodation with three villa categories. Each villa has private swimming pool with waterfalls off rocks into pools all set in private courtyards. Spa pools to beachfront villas as well. Movie theatre room option with 2.5 Metre projection system and full surround sound. Absolute beachfront location. Superb four poster beds,all villas having two bathrooms. Waterfall Day Spa which has won many World Travel Awards for 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa

Address: Main Rd, Muri Beach, Muri 1468, Cook Islands (Formerly Rumours of Romance)
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Muri
Price Range: €570 - €950 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Rumours Luxury Villas Hotel Muri
Rumours Luxury Villas And Spa Muri, Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Muri
#2 Spa Hotel in Muri
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Muri
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