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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2009

I'm sorry we are going to disapoint some people here but I believe in "keeping it real" We stayed in a lovely hotel in Raratonga for 5 days prior to arriving at Etu Moana, we were in a villa on the beach, we had a great choice of restuarants on site and closeby. We booked 5 days at Etu Moana... More 

9 Thank scotlandaustralia
San Diego, CA
1 review
Reviewed 19 July 2009

Upon arrival to Aitutaki we were met with a lei-greeting by Tere who delivered us to paradise at the Etu Moana. We stayed in Villas 2 and 4 for 5 nights (June 22-27) and couldn't have been more pleased. Lovey, Teresa, Tere, Pa, and David made our stay amazingly relaxed, tending to all of our wants and needs as we... More 

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Reviewed 14 July 2009

This is “THE PLACE” if you like great accommodations , great facilities., with owners and staff that are the best we’ve found . We travel a great deal around the world,. We read all the reviews, however, we were still skeptical that the place could live up to it’s reputation. WE WERE WRONG……..IT EXCEEDED THEM. A PERFECT PLACE FOR A... More 

Thank 737bomar
Melbourne Victoria
1 review
Reviewed 13 July 2009

We stayed at Etu Moana for 2 nights in Villa 8. The villa was perfect; the balcony had a view of the beach and the wonderfully manicured gardens. The Kayak and Snorkelling gear available was great, we Kayaked out to the white Buoy at the beach and went snorkelled at was amazing. On the second day of being at Etu... More 

Thank Asselman
Fairbanks, Alaska
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2009

This review is quite overdue, but I still think about our time at Etu Moana on a daily basis almost a year later. I read every review before we left and every review since returning. Thinking of something to say to praise this place that hasn’t already been said is next to impossible. This place is truly one of a... More 

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71404 Korb, GERMANY
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Reviewed 1 July 2009

We stayed at Etu Moana Villa 1 from June 13- June 20. After many hours of intense Internet research we did carefully select this place, and especially Villa No. 1 beachfront for the main part of our "South Seas dream holiday" - and to celebrate my 50th birthday. So expectations were very high. To cut it short, everything turned out... More 

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Reviewed 25 June 2009

Wow where do I start - absolute value for money by a country mile! the gardens, the team, the view, the beach, the room, all perfect and imacculate. so much thought and detail has been put into this resort you cant help but instantly feel relaxed and spoiled. The resort is situated on the best beach on the island. We... More 

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Kempsey, Australia
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Reviewed 22 June 2009

What can we say that,s not already been said about Etu Moana we had 5 nights in villa 2 this trip was for our 40th wedding anniversary we did,nt have good weather only sunny for the last day but we still had a great time it,s still paradise raining or not this place is out of this world.On arriving we... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2009

Etu Moana is, simply put, one of the best if not the best accomodation I have ever stayed at. Pretty much everything has been written about this wonderful little gem of a resort. Read the reviews, build your own hype, but prepare to be blown away anyway... A few comments though: getting a reservation here is not easy. Apparently rooms... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 20 June 2009

My wfie and I traveled to Etu for our honeymoon in Sept 2008. I could say so much but so much as been said. We got lucky at stayed in Villa #3, but to be honest all the villas are great in their own way. The experience starts the second you see the tiny island from your airplane. We were... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
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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: $428 - $711 (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:
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Etu Moana Hotel Aitutaki
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“The absolute beach front bungalows”
 of 5 bubbles LisbethV_11, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“some rooms were directly out on the sand in front of the lagoon, pricier though. Not worth it for us as we were typically on the go”
 of 5 bubbles jamesmullins, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Absolute Beachfront ,Beachfront and Garden are all lovely. Each grouping is unique.”
 of 5 bubbles philandcandi, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Villa 2 is awesome! You still get optimal views of the ocean and its a little bit cheaper than the absolute beach front villas.”
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  • Deck of Villa 2
  • Entry to bathroom - indoor shower is just to the left
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  • Outdoor shower
  • Heading towards outdoor shower
 of 5 bubbles riahallnz, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Beach front villas are worth the extra just for the views, although garden villas are just as comforable.”
 of 5 bubbles judybD7940AL, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
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