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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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.

Thank Jennidavid V
Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 22 March 2016

My husband and I stayed a few nights over New Years 2015-2016 and it was such a special place to welcome in the New Year. The beach front villa was mind blowing and perfect in every way. The views were stunning, the quality and size of the rooms were amazing, the sheltered pool and garden area, beach access for swimming...

Thank Danaher08
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AndrewBelinda, General Manager at Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Thanks for the cherry on top award for making your stay so memorable. (that's a 1st for us!!! we thoroughly enjoyed meeting you both and having the opportunity of taking care of you. This was our first new years celebration here in the Cook Islands and we totally agree; we can't think of a better place to be... it certainly...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Ben H
Mesa, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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...

Thank krista0505
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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...

Thank Glenn S
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been looking at Rumours for 4+ years and after finally making it there, it surpassed my expectations and the photos that I had seen. Having traveled to many islands, this one was pretty perfect and Rumours just added to that. Andrew, Belinda and their wonderful staff take care of you from minute one and my Villa (#5), was amazing and...

Thank jebediah0
Chongming County, China
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I started chatting with Belinda 1month before our holiday, it is very graceful with her comments and suggestion.While we were picked up at airport and guided into our villa, it was really impressed by the whole process from the garden/swimming pool/ the living room,especially the view of the beach , just be shocked. Belinda and Andrew gave us many suggestive...

Thank wingd0ng
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just wanted to take a few minutes to let everyone know how incredible our stay at Rumours was. My wife and I went to Rarotonga on our Honeymoon and decided to stay at Rumours after hearing nothing but good things.... Well they blew our expectations out of the water, the room was incredible, the staff were awesome and Belinda and...

Thank mattman1947
Logan City, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

AMAZING.....I told Belinda that we don't need any help getting from the airport to our LUXURY ACCOMODATION [ 'cause I hired a car from Avis for our entire stay ].....we landed in Rarotonga from Aitutaki and before I could even say a word Andrew was at the airport placing the most beautiful leis on the family.....so happy to see him...

Thank Jane S
Chilliwack, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've returned to The Cooks and Rumours 9 years in a row now. So this should tell you something! Belinda and Andrew have really 'upped' the service and it's noticeable. Flying out of LA @ midnight on New Year's Eve my husband suggested that we renew our wedding vows while in Raro. It was our 10th wedding anniversary coming up...

rumours2015, Owner at Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa, responded to this review

Kia Orana and Greetings from Rumours It was such a pleasure hosting your return visit; made extra special by you both deciding at the last minute to renew your vows here in paradise; with the Rumours team as witnesses. It was certainly a very special day. We are delighted to hear that your visit with us was made so memorable....

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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
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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: $829 - $1,659 (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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#1 Spa Hotel in Muri
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Muri
#1 Luxury Hotel in Muri
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“Villa 7 is very peaceful”
 of 5 bubbles jennidavidv, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The two bedroom villa which we were in would be great for two couples”
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“not sure which direction of our villa, just feel perfect,.”
 of 5 bubbles wingd0ng, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Secluded...great for a wedding....honeymoon....”
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“All bedrooms have air conditioning and each villa has it's own private pool.”
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