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Reviewed 10 May 2014

The Magic Reef Bungalows are nothing short of excellent. They are impeccably maintained and beautifully presented. We have travelling to the Rarotonga yearly since 2006 and this the best accommodation we have stayed in. The owners Angela and Simon are above and beyond. Grace and the rest of the team are all extremely friendly and very helpful as well. Grace... More 

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Zentralschweiz
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2014

Under new management: very welcoming, very helpful couple. The villas are superb: airy, spacious, tastefully decorated and come with cooking-facilities and an luxurious outdoor-shower and bath. Very good value and extraordinarily nice hosts.

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North Carolina, USA
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Reviewed 22 April 2014

Somewhat recently returned from a fantastic three day stay at Magic Reef via the (one and only) Sunday night flight from LAX. This is an immaculately kept oceanfront property with nine separate spacious bungalows containing beautiful carved wood four poster beds, kitchenettes and outdoor showers (with both rainwater and pressurized heads) and sunken tubs. I was enjoying Unit No. 5... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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Reviewed 14 April 2014

Have just returned from a magical week of relaxation at Magic Reef to celebrate 32 years of marriage with the love of my life.We stayed in an absolute beachfront bungalow, with gorgeous views, privacy and the the sound of the waves hitting the reef( not the bungalow to stay in if you don't like the sound of waves crashing).However, there... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 12 April 2014

We arrived in the middle of the night to be greeting with fresh flower lays and a smiling driver. When sun rose the next day we realised we were in a magic place. Our beachfront bungalow was spotless, private and surounded by beautiful palm trees. Angela is your host here, she just cannot do enough for you. There are two... More 

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2 Thank Solwaylass716
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Reviewed 5 April 2014 via mobile

My husband and I recently stayed at Magic Reef Bungalows, and highly recommend it if you are looking for something quiet and intimate, low key and friendly. With only 9 bungalows, all with a view of the beach and the beautiful sunsets, it was the ideal setting for an idyllic relaxing holiday. We had one of the two bungalows that... More 

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1 Thank Anne N
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 March 2014

I have recently stayed at Magic Reef Bungalows. The accommodation is first rate, spacious and clean and each bungalow having its own front deck. Clean linen and clean towels every couple of days and even the beach towels are provided for you. A small cooking area in each little kitchen area allows you to prepare your own meal if you... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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Reviewed 20 March 2014

This was a return visit to Rarotonga. Magic Reef Bungalows is like a world of its own. It is so quiet and peaceful. Amazing gardens. The pool set back from the beach is a great place to cool off. The outside bathroom is just fantastic. Although the lagoon is shallow, you can see some amazing fish snorkelling around when the... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 30 December 2013

Me and my partner stayed here for the second half of our trip in Rarotonga in December last year. After all this time we still talk about it and hope to return sometime soon so I thought it was about time I wrote a review! All of the staff (receptionist, house-keepers, manager) were so welcoming and helpful- we were allowed... More 

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Salamander Bay NSW Australia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 December 2013

We stayed at Magic Reef Bungalows for four nights recently. We had a most enjoyable stay. It is a small boutique environment. Only a small number of bungalows, every one having a view of the water. Angela and her staff were friendly and helpful, making us feel right at home. Each bungalow has a king size bed, the outside bathroom... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
9 Polynesian style, self-contained bungalows located right on the beach of Arorangi, with golden sunset views from each. All bungalows have sea views, romantic four poster super-king size beds, a private outdoor shower and bath, air conditioning and a ceiling fan. There is an extensive DVD and book library available. The boat-shaped pool, BBQ facilities and Petanque court invite you to relax. Complimentary use of snorkel, mask and reef shoes. Complimentary breakfast on arrival. Complimentary air transfers for direct bookings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magic Reef Bungalows

Address: Arorangi CK, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Arorangi
Price Range: $240 - $339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Magic Reef Bungalows 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Magic Reef Bungalows Hotel Rarotonga
Magic Reef Bungalows Cook Islands/Rarotonga
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“Unit 4 has beautiful sea views”
 of 5 bubbles Steph618, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Absolute beachfront is always the best but it was still perfect in bungalow number 5”
 of 5 bubbles F4051AVchrisd, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet and face the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles Jesica1134, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Best rooms are Absolute Beachfront or Beachfront bungalows.”
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 of 5 bubbles MyMarti, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Has only 9 separate bungalows which are self contained. Very private, roomy and comfortable. Perfect”
 of 5 bubbles Macb2, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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