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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
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Updated 16/07/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 16/07/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 10 hotels in Aitutaki
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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!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Wifi
Pool
Free breakfast
Beach
Bicycle rental
Free airport transportation
Adults only
Street parking
Paid wifi
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Bicycles available
Canoeing
Diving
Hiking
Snorkelling
Fishing
Airport transportation
Taxi service
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
First aid kit
Laundry service
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Room features
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Private beach
Additional bathroom
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Private balcony
Safe
Seating area
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Kitchenette
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Bay View
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, German
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Anna5672014 wrote a review 8 Oct
Taupo, New Zealand33 contributions25 helpful votes
We were very fortunate to spend 4 nights at the beautiful Etu Moana. It’s exactly as the pictures suggest. International management and local staff have the 8 villa complex looking immaculate and running in perfect order. There’s a friendly feel about the place; everyone is enjoying themselves and we felt very cared for. World class. This is certainly the star of Aitutaki.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Etu Moana Beach Villas, General Manager at Etu Moana
Responded 1 week ago
Meitaki Anna, It was such a pleasure for the team to welcome you to Aitutaki and especially Etu Moana, how lovely to enjoy our Boutique resort in this little paradise all to yourselves... Here's to returning to New Zealand, eventually and passing on the Cook Islands Feel Good Factor to your circle of family and friends. All the very best, Jane
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Terry C wrote a review Sep 2021
2 contributions2 helpful votes
What a great place to stay! We were there when NZ was in lockdown so we were the only guests most of the time! The resort GM, Jane went out of her way to meet all our needs, including personally prepared roast chicken dinner and fish and chip nights! Eturangi brought a beautiful breakfast of fruit, cereals, toast and boiled eggs every morning, that we ate while watching the herons (and cat) fishing for their breakfast. We had sunset dinner on the beach and Jane booked whale watching, snorkelling and massages as we requested. With the honesty bar by the pool it felt like we were in our own luxury villa in paradise. Thanks to Jane, Steve, and all their support staff for making our stay so memorable! Terry & Roseanne
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Etu Moana Beach Villas, General Manager at Etu Moana
Responded 3 weeks ago
Kia Orana Terry & Roseanne, Thank you for your wonderful review, the pleasure of ensuring your experience in Paradise @etumoana was a memorable one was absolutely enjoyable for us all! You both got out there and very quickly made Aitutaki your own, making the most of what this beautiful Island and the community had to offer. From the schoolchildren to the all the businesses you frequented, I feel you will be remembered for a while to come, THANK YOU! Please do visit again, if you want another experience of Paradise Jane
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BobAustralia wrote a review Aug 2021
Australia9 contributions11 helpful votes
This small upmarket, adults-only resort is ideal for those seeking a peaceful holiday away from the hustle and bustle and want to enjoy a relaxed and laid-back atmosphere in style. We spent a week on the island and rented two beach front bungalows that had uninterrupted views of the beautiful lagoon. The water temperature was relatively warm due to the shallow depths and we were rewarded with the company of a wide variety of small reef fish, beautiful clams and colourful patches of recovering coral. The ultimate snorkeling experience was Honeymoon Island in the southern part of the lagoon. There are a number of tour operators. We chose T(h)e King and had a fantastic time. Friendly staff and beautiful smiles are the norm for the Cook Islands and this was even more so at Etu Moana. Jane, the manager, was highly attentive to all guests' needs and we couldn't have asked for anything more. A relatively simple breakfast is served in a beautiful garden and pool setting. Food supplies and restaurant options on the island are limited but we think this is a small price to pay for being on this idylic and stunningly beautiful tropical island and staying in luxury at the Etu Moana. Meitaki.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Responded 6 Sep 2021
Kia Orana, Thank you for writing this informative review, I trust it adds a small insight on how beautiful Aitutaki is and very much worth that 'Hop-over' flight from Rarotonga. Our aim @etumoana is to delight all the senses, what better place to achieve this? Celebrating with friends beside one of the worlds most stunning lagoons whilst enjoying all natures pleasures from your deck! I would just like to add, thank you for the laughs we got to share, I did look forward to my afternoon visit, if only to vicariously partake in your daily adventures. Enjoy Europe, it would be wonderful to connect with you all again, on your next trip to our little paradise, Stay happy, meitaki, Jane
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nztania wrote a review Aug 2021
Christchurch, New Zealand5 contributions3 helpful votes
We had a beach side villa which was well appointed and the view was amazing. Loved Jane's positive vibe, she was so helpful organising what we wanted so not a moment was wasted. Our only downside was that we didn't want to leave
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Response from Etu Moana Beach Villas, General Manager at Etu Moana
Responded 6 Sep 2021
Kia Orana, I know how you feel, it's very tough to leave, especially if you are only staying for a couple of nights, at least you got a wonderful experience of our 'little Paradise' We will be here to welcome you on your next visit, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. Stay safe and happy, Jane
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lynn305 wrote a review Aug 2021
Tairua, New Zealand4 contributions5 helpful votes
Beautiful Villa loved the out side shower amazing view peaceful private. Wonderful friendly staff. Breakfast by the pool lovely. Great dinners. Kayaks bikes and paddle boards a bonus. Truffles delivered to the villa each evening.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Etu Moana Beach Villas, General Manager at Etu Moana
Responded 8 Aug 2021
Thank you, I'm so happy we were able to deliver your holiday experience magically which offered up such an amazing 'heading' Best Holiday Ever The pleasure was all ours, thank you for choosing Etu Moana and Aitutaki We look forward to Welcoming you back to our little paradise. Have a wonderful rest of 2021 Jane
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PRICE RANGE
US$344 - US$461 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
etu moana aitutaki, etu moana hotel aitutaki
LOCATION
Cook IslandsSouthern Cook IslandsAitutaki
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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Frequently Asked Questions about Etu Moana
Which popular attractions are close to Etu Moana?
Nearby attractions include Aitutaki Lagoon (3.1 km), O'otu Beach (2.9 km), and Mount Maungapu (0.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Etu Moana?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Etu Moana?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Etu Moana?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Etu Moana?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Etu Moana?
Conveniently located restaurants include Koru Cafe, Rapae Bay, and Tamanu Beach Resort.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Etu Moana?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Etu Moana have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Etu Moana offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Etu Moana?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and German.
Does Etu Moana have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.