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Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Andrew and Belinda are the sweetest! The villas are perfect and stunning views. Everything you need is there. We didn't want to leave! Breakfast is included which is great. Fresh pastries, eggs and bacon, espresso machine, theatre, pick up and drop off to airport. Worth every penny...

1Thank 55Gina
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 December 2016

What an amazing property; but it's the service that makes this place stand out from the crowd. Andrew and Belinda were always available to tend to our requests, but never intrusive. Great suggestions for dining options, local bars the best places to swim and snorkel among many other things. Service of the rooms was perfect, and performed at a time...

1Thank Mike L
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

The full body massage was bliss! Such a tranquil setting! The staff were such beautiful ladies and offered 5 star service! Amazing! Well worth the expense. Highly rate this place for a pamper session.

Thank kevinap2016
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Just over three months since Belinda was offering to buy the ingredients for my oat and banana pancakes and I posted a pre-visit review of our exchanges on TA. True to her word, the promised blender was on the kitchen bench when we arrived and “yes” she and Andrew did end up providing the ingredients, amidst much else! Eight years...

5Thank Graham M
Penrith, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Great location on Miri beach. My husband and I stayed here for our honeymoon and it was perfect! Very spacious rooms and bathrooms. The private pool and jacuzzi was so cool to have. You step right out onto the beach and straight into the water. Great views from the rooms, we stayed on the deck for hours on end! Breakfast...

2Thank Mello_hoppy
Torquay, Australia
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Husband George and I loved our full body massages at Rumours! There are numerous packages on offer, so one is sure to find something that is exactly right for them. Rumours Waterfall Spa was highly recommended to us by several 'locals' as being the best on the island.

Thank Sharon M
Rotorua, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Took my daughter for her first spa. We both loved it. Was such a great experience we had a facial and massage. Would highly recommed it. We thought the waterfall was a great addition. Great service and great experience all around,

1Thank Julie W
AndrewBelinda, General Manager at Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Kia Orana Julie Meitaki for the lovely response; we are so happy you enjoyed your treatments so much and our Spa therapists - Myrna & Shelly looked after you so well. Rumours Waterfall Spa does have it's own dedicated FACEBOOK page should you wish to review our services in the future. https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g1166723-d3617839-Reviews-The_Waterfall_Spa-Muri_Rarotonga_Southern_Cook_Islands.html Best wishes from the team

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Our Villa (7) was our private sanctuary. Our own private pool (with waterfall) on one side and on the other; the clear blue sea so close we could see the fish swimming while sitting on our deck or in our spa!. Kayaks and snorkelling gear provided, daily room service - the biggest decision was what to order for breakfast which...

2Thank globe2015
AndrewBelinda, Manager at Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa, responded to this review

ABSOLUTELY PERFECT... we absolutely LOVE that! You cannot pay us a higher compliment - Meitaki ...THANK YOU for such a glowing review Wonderful to hear you managed to cram so much into a holiday; Rarotonga is unique in that way... there is so much to see and do; we totally get that it is hard to leave! We have lived...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 September 2016

My sister and I experienced the most wonderful dream holiday ever! This place RUMOURS is a dream come true!!! We absolutely loved it. I have travelled to a few countries in the world and this place is on the TOP of all the places I have stayed at. Rooms are absolutely gorgeous with a private pool and spa pool, the...

2Thank amazonabonita
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Sorry guys been a while since we've been there but couldn't go too long without applauding with the highest recognition the best service we have ever had in our lives! It was amazingly breath taking! The place was definitely number one on the island the service was unbelievable! It was Easter at the time and we had Easter eggs brought...

1Thank Luke S

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  • 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
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • 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: €566 - €869 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Muri
#2 Spa Hotel in Muri
#2 Luxury Hotel in Muri
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“For quiet and privacy Villa 5 is perfect, but other options include upstairs and downstairs living right on the beachfront.”
 of 5 bubbles 890grahamm, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Villa 7 was perfect - private, quiet, Spa next to it, laundry close.”
 of 5 bubbles globe2015, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Recommend staying at the Beachfront Platinum Villa!!! The Best room of Rumours and totally worth while!!!! AMAZING!”
 of 5 bubbles amazonabonita, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Definitely get a beachfront room. Amazing views and right on the beach, unlike some other places which arent”
 of 5 bubbles 655leeannh, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms by the Spa are walking distance to the local brewery if you are a beer enthusiast!!!”
 of 5 bubbles dwash8709, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
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