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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were all great. We loved riding on the back of the truck from the airport. The room was nice, not fancy, but nice enough. You would not want to spend much time in the room, the scenery is just amazing! The beach is stunning, no need for a pool when you have a beach like that. We enjoyed...

Thank CR111
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Incredible. Breathtaking weather & beach & people With more words it really doesn't say anymore than the first grouping. The trip & there was an adventure in itself. But once on a moped the island was all yours to explore Heaven. Was just that. One Foot Island needs more exploring. Must return. ❤️❤️❤️

Thank TopHat13
Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Spent five days at this resort and really enjoyed our stay. The positive things are the staff are really amazing and went out of their way to help out. The young lady that picked us up was very informative and the young lady who runs it was 10 out of 10. Nothing was a problem even when we were in...

Thank Dannie b
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We stayed elsewhere but came here for paddle boarding, dinner and dessert on several occasions. Relaxing atmosphere, gorgeous views of the lagoon and sunset and lovely food. Cocktails and dessert were also great! *Note we traveled in Nov 2015 but left it a little late to write our review*

Thank tiree1977
Littleton, Colorado
Reviewed 30 December 2016

At the small family-owned Aitutaki Village, you will be treated like you are one of the family. With just a few cabins - 10 or 12 I think, the staff knows your names and works hard to make you feel welcome and comfortable. The property is located on the opposite side of the island from most of the resorts (but...

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Food in the Cook Islands can be pretty hit-and-miss. Here the food is generally consistent and a pretty good standard. Particular dishes are great every time. Some others are only ok, but nothing that you'd call terrible. (unlike other places on the islands in the near vicinity). Staff are friendly and location can't be beaten. If you're in Aitutaki, do...

Thank MattJJ_75
Usa, Japan
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We came here for Island Night dinner- it was wonderful. Great introduction by the chef, great entertainment and wonderful service right down to a ride to and from our resort. Also a great location- looks like a wonderful place to stay as well!

Thank MTravelers1212
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 November 2016

we stayed here for three nights and three nights at Tamanu Beach . We enjoyed the Aitutaki Village alot more the staff are more friendly and helpful. The restaurant is also better.The accomodation is more basic but very clean and the location is better. There are thrre othe places to eat in easy walking distance . But for us the...

Thank stuart745
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

I went here about 15 years ago from New Zealand and loved the raw beauty and simplicity of the people there. The beaches are so nice but no waves as the island has a reef which encircles it. This means great conditions for snorkeling and diving! Just watch out for the Stonefish....deadly! You can hire scooters and circumnavigate the entire...

Thank aklesha
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This place exceeded my expectations. From the cute Villa's to the gorgeous beach. Contrary to what the other reviews state, I personally think the Villa's are suited to the environment and it's surroundings as why would you want to stay indoors when you have so much natural beauty to enjoy and explore outside. The Villa's are perfect, no issues as...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aitutaki Village is a small boutique resort on Aitutaki in the Cook Islands. Situated on the white sandy beach of Ootu (meaning full moon) on the south western point of the island. The property provides a quiet and relaxing environment on the edge of the protected Aitutaki lagoon, ideal for swimming and water activities at all tides.The Polynesian inspired restaurant and bar has stunning views and is located on the lagoons edge. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is available everyday, we also offer special dinner evenings, lagoon cruises, private island excursions, rental vehicles, kayaks and island tours. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aitutaki Village

Address: Ootu Beach | PO Box 75, Cook Islands (Formerly Samade on the Beach)
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Aitutaki
Price Range: $289 - $360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Aitutaki Village 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Samade On The Beach Hotel Aitutaki
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#5 On the Beach Hotel in Aitutaki
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“Great Accommodation”
 of 5 bubbles Dannieb539, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Although none of the cabins directly face the lagoon, just step out the door and you can see the beauty,”
 of 5 bubbles GardeninginColorado, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“all the same - 12 villas”
 of 5 bubbles stuart745, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Number 4 has a good enough view of the lagoon. And quiet enough. Peaceful.”
 of 5 bubbles Colinlb1, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the bungalows look similar although they are upgrading them one by one and adding outdoor showers. We stayed in #4 which was just fine.”
 of 5 bubbles DSKC14, 30 May 2016 | Read review
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