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Aitutaki Ootu Villa

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Amazing panoramic view of lagoon from front decking
View from living room
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
5 nights minimum
Villa
*COMPLIMENTARY KAYAKS *BICYCLES FOR HIRE Aitutaki Ootu Villa is, located on one of the most beautiful beaches on the island of Aitutaki! Sit on the balcony and enjoy the amazing panoramic views of the lagoon, and in the evening watch the sunset. The Villa is self contained with full cooking and laundry facilities. There are 3 bedrooms, 1 with an en suite, and another separate bathroom. Ideal for families who are looking for a great place to escape and relax. With the water just meters away from your doorstep you will enjoy swimming or snorkeling in the aqua lagoon. There are restaurants and a great café all within walking distance from the villa. There are a few great restaurants & and a café within walking distance, and great coffee! Payment Options: 100% deposit is requi...*COMPLIMENTARY KAYAKS *BICYCLES FOR HIRE Aitutaki Ootu Villa is, located on one of the most beautiful beaches on the island of Aitutaki! Sit on the balcony and enjoy the amazing panoramic views of the lagoon, and in the evening watch the sunset. The Villa is self contained with full cooking and laundry facilities. There are 3 bedrooms, 1 with an en suite, and another separate bathroom. Ideal for families who are looking for a great place to escape and relax. With the water just meters away from your doorstep you will enjoy swimming or snorkeling in the aqua lagoon. There are restaurants and a great café all within walking distance from the villa. There are a few great restaurants & and a café within walking distance, and great coffee! Payment Options: 100% deposit is required to secure the booking Our Accommodation Cancellation Policies All cancellations incur a 1 night accommodation charge 1.) Outside 120 days prior to expected arrival date: no fee 2.) Between 119 to 60 days of expected arrival date: – a fee of the relevant rate equal to 50% of total accommodation will be charged. 3.) 59 days or less of expected arrival, or no show: a fee of the relevant rate equal to 100% of total accommodation will be charged. 4.) Amendment fees apply to nights removed within the cancellation period as stated above. In the unlikely event that you have to cancel your travel, cancellation fees will apply. We strongly recommend that you take travel insurance to cover any loss of deposits or full payments made for accommodation costs. To protect against loss of income we are required to charge cancellation fees. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Because we are not connected to the water main pipes (not available in the area) we rely on rain water, therefore dont allow visitors as water is very precious and only for our paying guests. Please note, our nightly rate is charged according to how many bedrooms are required for your stay.
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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Meet the host
Madam R
Hosting since August 2011
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 94%
Response Time: Within a day
Interaction with guestsThe house will be left open on arrival with the key
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Reviews (58)
Ru Ru
Ru Ru
Auckland, New Zealand2 contributions
We love coming to Aitutaki as its my paternal home, and always find ourselves every trip at Ootu at some point in the day, soaking up all the sun rays and swimming in the lagoon. I have stared at this house from the sand many a trip, so to actually stay here this time was pure joy. Having the lagoon right at your doorstep, had us swimming multiple times a day because why not! Great sized bedrooms for our party of 4, and plenty of space to spread out and relax whether it was on the large deck, kitchen, or lounge area. Washing machine available, and washing line under the side deck was very handy, and two kayak's if your feeling adventurous. Cafe within walking distance at the exceptional Koru Cafe, and the Boatshed for dinner a little further on. We would defiantly love to stay here again on our next Aitutaki adventure! Thank you Nora for your great communication, and lovely home. Meitaki maata
Visited February 2022
Written April 20, 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

HenryL2
HenryL2
London, United Kingdom18 contributions
Beautiful location opposite the best spot on Ootu Beach, such an incredible view from the villa. Villa itself was very clean and comfortable with air conditioning and kayaks to use (including two with glass bottoms). If this is available, you would be well advised to book quickly!
Visited September 2021
Written September 21, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Ru's Lagoon Cruise
Ru's Lagoon Cruise
thank you Henry for your feed back, Kia Manuia
Written September 23, 2021. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Cynthia
Cynthia
Auckland Central, New Zealand5 contributions
Ootu Villa is a very special place to stay. It is located on the best part of the lagoon in Aitutaki. A beautiful view from the house and swimmable in all tides. The house is clean and tidy and very well equipped with everything we needed. The bedroom and lounge has air conditioning if required. The owners are great to deal with and the booking process was very easy. The Villa is in walking distance to restaurants. I highly recommend Ootu Villa in Aitutaki.
Visited August 2021
Written August 11, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Ru's Lagoon Cruise
Ru's Lagoon Cruise
thank you very much, Kia Manuia
Written September 23, 2021. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Heather S
Heather S
Whangarei, New Zealand5 contributions
The location couldn't be better - beautiful views without even living the lounge. We found the house to be poorly cleaned and in need of some maintenance.
Visited July 2021
Written August 7, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

deb161164
deb161164
Rarotonga, Cook Islands8 contributions
We really needed a break and this villa was perfect for this! Opposite the Aitutaki lagoon with bikes and canoes we needed nothing else. The house meant we could cook for ourselves and set our own pace. Just what the Dr ordered
Visited July 2020
Written July 20, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

DJS22061959
DJS22061959
Raumati Beach, New Zealand40 contributions
Previous reviews sum up the property almost to a tee. The location, the views, the lagoon are exceptional. We found the house comfortable but as with any property it was looking a bit tired in areas and needed a bit of maintenance which we bought to owners attention, ie light bulbs out, fans going at one speed only, bbq dials not working, also outdoor furniture on last legs and squats old and dirty. The owners obviously had invested in 4 new air conditioning units which cost extra which I have never come across before. As it was their winter we didn't need them and the temperature would have been ok with the fans if they worked properly. Rima was a delight, a little over bearing but a gem, she chauffeured us around and kept us entertained with the local gossip and we had many a laugh. Only taxi in Aitutaki and reasonably priced. Having enjoyed a day out with Bishop cruises I nearly didn't go out on the complimentary Ru's Glass Bottom boat, that would have been a mistake as was a fantastic day out and went to much better places and learnt so much about the history of Aitutaki, The Storey brothers were great and the brother who took us out shared many tales and his knowledge of the lagoon and island was great, it didn't matter we had no cutlery for our BBQ lunch! Well worth it. Thank you for including in stay. Nora you were great, excellent communication and I appreciate on an island you have challenges with maintenance. As a fellow hospitality person I know from experience you need to keep on top of things, it is little things that count, even tidying up compendium and notes left for guests would make a difference. Thank you for a wonderful stay. It was a special gift for my 60th, you never know I may be back for my 70th if not before!.
Visited August 2019
Written September 4, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Ru's Lagoon Cruise
Ru's Lagoon Cruise
Thank you David for your feedback we appreciate it, glad you enjoyed your stay. Kia Manuia
Written September 5, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Dustin L
Dustin L
1 contribution
We had a great stay at the Ootu Villa. It was just perfect for our family of five. The beach is absolutely perfect with no shortage of things to do. Although, all we ever wanted to do was just enjoy the beautiful blue water and amazing views. Rima and Nora were incredible hosts and shared their vast island knowledge about Aitutaki culture. We can’t wait to come back again!
Visited July 2019
Written July 14, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Ru's Lagoon Cruise
Ru's Lagoon Cruise
Thank you Dustin and family, was lovely to meet you all, we hope to meet you again soon, take care family, Kia manuia!
Written July 27, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Sander Jongeneel
Sander Jongeneel
3 contributions
What a great place to stay! The house is spacious, clean, modern and the location... just 50 mtr from the lagoon. Excellent for swimming, sailing and kayaking. We’ve (the kids mostly) used the (complementary) kayaks a lot also. If we ever have the change to come to the Cook Islands again, we will certainly stay here again. Highly recommended!
Visited April 2019
Written April 15, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Ru's Lagoon Cruise
Ru's Lagoon Cruise
Thank you and all the best to you and the family , was lovely to meet you all, Kia manuia
Written April 17, 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

floridapatumaka
floridapatumaka
Auckland Central, New Zealand2 contributions
The best location on AITUTAKI and right in front literally of your door step the best beach. Wouldnt stay anywhere else. 20-30 steps away is an awesome restaurant you can dine at and further down the road probably a 2min walk is the best coffee place Koru Cafe with awesome food also. Near by is also another restaurant n bar called the boathouse. We defenitely utilised all of the eateries there. The house has everything you require with ceiling fans in each room.Next trip . Had no problems with all the arrangements with the owner.Thank you for an awesome accomodation💖See you Aititaki💖
Visited December 2018
Written February 20, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Companion724529
Companion724529
2 contributions
This was the 3rd time my family of 2 adults, 2 adult children & 1 child have stayed at Ootu Villa, and it honestly gets better every time. It is without a doubt the most amazing and beautiful holiday on earth! The villa is fantastic, extremely clean, well maintained and equipped and exceptionally comfortable. The location is amazing, right on the lagoon, absolutely stunning! To top it all off, the care and consideration from Nora, Rima and Richard is first class......Thank you once again for having us, we will be back as soon as we possibly can.
Visited December 2018
Written February 12, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Conditioning
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Deck
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Parking
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Fishing Nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
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About the neighbourhood
We are right on the most beautiful beach on Aitutaki, Ootu Beach, Aitutaki, COOK ISLANDS. Located next to a few restaurants and a cafe that are all within walking distance. There are also 2 rental car companies within walking distance.
Getting around
You can hire a car or scooter, (within walking distance from villa) We also have bicycles for rent $15 per day
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Cancellation Policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed

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Frequently Asked Questions about Aitutaki Ootu Villa

Aitutaki Ootu Villa is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.

Aitutaki Ootu Villa has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Aitutaki Ootu Villa has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Aitutaki Ootu Villa must last at least 5 nights. See all property details.