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Herons Reef Holiday Apartments

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#12 of 12 limited service properties in Rarotonga
Heron’s Reef Holiday Apartments offers self-contained, self-catering accommodations on the island of Rarotonga with lovely views, just steps from the secluded beach and shallow lagoon. It features a BBQ area and garden. Some apartments boast mountain views and some overlook the lagoon. The property location is a 5-minute drive from Muri Beach and a 10-minute drive from the Rarotonga Airport. There are a range of restaurants, shops and water sport activities to enjoy nearby. Local convenience stores are located just 2 minutes’ walk from the property. Each apartment has a flat-screen TV, a DVD player, fridge/freezer, a washing machine, gas stovetop, microwave oven, toaster, electric kettle and kitchenware. The private bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. Also provided in each unit are screened windows, curtains, and smoke detectors. Air conditioning is available at an additional charge. Good WiFi hotspot access is also available through Vodafone pay as you go vouchers or online purchase.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Paid wifi
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Bicycle rental
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
BBQ facilities
Complimentary tea
Aerobics offsite
Bicycle tours
Canoeing offsite
Squash offsite
Tennis court offsite
Walking tours
Shuttle bus service
Taxi service
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
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Air conditioning
Private beach
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Seating area
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Electric kettle
Hair dryer
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Mountain view
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Brissielyn wrote a review Dec 2019
Brisbane, Australia126 contributions70 helpful votes
I liked staying here. The views were beautiful. The lagoon next to the apartments was not really suitable for swimming however. Too shallow. Too rocky. One needed a car or scooter. Go to Black Rock for swimming instead. Our group went to Ratotonga for free diving ...ie. snorkelling outside the reef. We loved it in Raro as the water was clear and blue. No currents. Healthy coral. No plastic. Nice! But no fish either. It appears fished out. Like all Pacific islands. One turtle. One shark. The island itself has cheap restaurants with decent pub food. But supermarkets are expensive! Take food! I found Raro a relaxing holiday but I thought its best attraction was under the waves. If I did not free dive, I would not go. Not much else to do. As for Herons Reef...it was a basic 3 star place. We appreciated the budget cost and did not want a resort experience anyway as we like to cook. There is a regular bus too...if you dont want to hire a car. The whole island takes 45mins to drive around. The people are friendly.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Herons Reef Holiday Apartments
Which popular attractions are close to Herons Reef Holiday Apartments?
Nearby attractions include Titikaveka Beach (6.6 km), Te Rua Manga (The Needle) (6.1 km), and Te Vara Nui Village (4.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Herons Reef Holiday Apartments?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free parking, airport transportation, and kids activities.
Which room amenities are available at Herons Reef Holiday Apartments?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Herons Reef Holiday Apartments?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Herons Reef Holiday Apartments?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Herons Reef Holiday Apartments?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Mooring Fish Cafe Rarotonga, The Waffle Shack, and Vili's Burger Joint.
Does Herons Reef Holiday Apartments have airport transportation?
Yes, Herons Reef Holiday Apartments offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Herons Reef Holiday Apartments?
Yes, self serve laundry and a washing machine are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Herons Reef Holiday Apartments?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Wreck of the Matai (4.4 km).
Does Herons Reef Holiday Apartments have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.