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Etu Moana

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We first visited Etu Moana in 2012 on honeymoon, and it was so good we returned for our 5 year anniversary. It is tranquil and beautiful, with great snorkelling right out the front. The small number of bungalows and child-free nature of the resort makes it ideal for a romantic escape. We will be back!

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Place is pretty, peaceful no kids. Downside was the chickens around the whole place was very loud at the front. Breakfast was next to the pool everyday cereal, was average . Villa on the beach is amazing. If you want time out from the world, good place to go!

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blueseastar, General Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Kia Orana Jessica & Jarrod, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of your time and experience at Etu Moana on Aitutaki. We appreciate your comments and are glad that we have hopefully improved our product since your stay one year ago. Great that you enjoyed the peace and quiet (even if it was disturbed by our...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small town feel, very laid back, easy motoring on your scooter (mind the steep bits on the hill "roads"), Its just a short scoot or walk to good eating. Snorkel gear available and well used by us, a wonderful place to kick back and see a wonderful island pace life. We have experienced a new high in relaxing, quiet, and...

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blueseastar, General Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Kia Orana Craig & Heidi, Many thanks for taking the time to write your lovely review of Etu Moana. We are sincerely happy that you both enjoyed your stay with us. We certainly enjoyed hosting you both and look forward to seeing you again sometime in the near future. We are thrilled that you found a "new high" in relaxation...

Ashburton, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

You could not ask for anywhere better to stay! The rooms are beautiful! The service absolutely fantastic! The breakfast to die for!! And the wonderful kindest staff ever !! We intend to return next year! Not to forget the gorgeous pool area!!!

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blueseastar, General Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Kia Orana Graham & Jill, WOW - the most beautiful place to stay in Aitutaki and the World! That is amazing and praise indeed! Thank you, thank you. thank you for taking the time and posting your wonderful review about your experience here at Etu Moana. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had a belated honeymoon on Aitutaki, staying at Etu Moana in late April. We had a fantastic time, couldn't fault anything about the resort - staff extremely friendly and helpful, facilities were great, location is great.

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blueseastar, General Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Kia Orana Mike & Belinda, Thank you SO much for your lovely review. We appreciate your time and are thrilled that you both enjoyed your stay with us. There is nothing better than a guests that have 'Fantastic Times'. We look forward to meeting you both again and good luck with the new arrival! Meitaki Atupaka Kirsti, Paul and All...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I took a long-awaited first trip to the Cook Islands, and fell in love with the island of Aitutaki. It felt like a real community, not just a place for tourists. We stayed at Etu Moana, and it was perfect in every way. Helpful, friendly, attentive service, but not intrusive. Kirstie and Paul, the hosts, as well...

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blueseastar, General Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Kia Orana, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts and experiences on your stay here with us at Etu Moana. It is greatly appreciated by all of the staff here and will definitely help future guests in their decision making process. We are thrilled that you fell in love with Aitutaki on your first visit to the...

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This really is one of the best places we have ever stayed. Everything about it was perfect. The villas were spacious and beautifully designed and the whole place has been expertly designed - all the villas have an unobstructed view of the ocean and are positioned so that you have a good level of privacy. Kristy was a very diligent,...

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blueseastar, General Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Kia Orana, Wow! One of the best places you have ever stayed. How amazing is that for you and for us. Thank you kindly for your review. All of the staff here work extremely hard to make sure that your vacation is as perfect as it can be, so everyone is delighted that your stay with us was, well, perfect...

Bushmills, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Very long overdue review for a totally awesome spot ... Etu Moana is truly everything it says it is and much more ... so many of the reviews capture the highlights already. The one or two earlier reviews that gave anything less than 5 out of 5 are entirely missing the point of Etu Moana and indeed Aitutaki.... Etu Moana...

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blueseastar, General Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Kia Orana Jan, How lovely to hear from you :). You were both part of the furniture here at Etu Moana in January and it definitely felt a little empty when you left to continue on your travels. We hope that the rest of your trip was as fabulous as your stay on Aitutaki and we couldn't be happier that...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 April 2017

A great welcome by the managers, Kirtsy and Paul, along with an upgrade to a room with an ocean view, kicked off what can only be describe as an holiday in paradise. The free use of bikes, canoes and paddle boards were excellent, especially the ones located on the langoon side. The local people where welcoming and the staff could...

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blueseastar, General Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Kia Orana Sharon & Paul, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experiences and write your review for us here at Etu Moana. We all really appreciate it and it will definitely help future guests in their decision making process. it was our pleasure to be able to upgrade you to a Beach View Villa and...

Tarneit, Australia
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We spent seven beautiful nights in absolute beachfront villa 3 to celebrate my wife's 40th birthday... It was the most amazing accommodation!!! Kristi, Paul & all the Etu Moana staff are friendly, extremely helpful & thoughtful. The attention to detail, beautiful location, pristine property grounds & amazing villas definitely set Etu Moana apart from other accommodation options on Aitutaki. We...

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blueseastar, General Manager at Etu Moana, responded to this review

Kia Orana Kane & Tammie, Happy Birthday to Tammie again - we all hope that you enjoyed the rest of your stay in the Cook Islands when you left us here on Aitutaki. Thank you for taking time out to write your review of Etu Moana - we all really appreciate it and are extremely happy that you both enjoyed...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Etu Moana Beach Villas offers ten Polynesian style villas with thatched roofing. The Villas are situated on a beautiful white sandy beach and you have a mesmerizing view of the turquoise lagoon from each Villa. The Villas are all self contained and have a kingsize bed, large covered verandas, and Tasmanian oak floors. The style is crisp and modern. We offer complimentary Tropical breakfast, kayaks, SUP, snorkel equipment, and bicycles. In the rooms are smart TVs with 40+ movies on a hard drive. You are also able to listen to your own music by connecting your phone via bluetooth with a sound bar. In addition we also offer a gift USB card, coconut drink, ei's and airport transfers. The lovely Cook Island staff at Etu Moana are waiting for you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Etu Moana

Address: PO Box 123, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Aitutaki
Price Range: €305 - €518 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Etu Moana 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Etu Moana Aitutaki
Etu Moana Hotel Aitutaki
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Aitutaki
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Aitutaki
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“Villas to seaward end of site offer great sea views and pool access.”
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“We were in Villa 7 which was perfect for us.”
barkie12, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“We had beach view villa. It was great, only 5m to the beach”
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“All villas are good!”
TheFlyingScotsman87, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are excellent but a sea view is well worth the extra money.”
shazlomas77, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
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