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Kakaia Retreat

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
5 nights minimum 
Holiday Rental House
Relax on the massive tiled balcony at Kakaia Retreat on the comfortable sun lounges with a refreshing drink in hand. Cook your fresh fish on the bbq provided and dine El fresco as you admire the breathtaking view of the mountain range. Sit at the bar for your pre-dinner drinks before heading out to the local entertainment just down the road (Te vara Nui village) island nights If you're into charter fishing, quad bike tours, outer island excursions, scuba diving, or just a great restaurant or cafe for consistently great food or coffee, we can point you in the right direction.
House Rules
Pets not allowedKid friendlyNo smoking
No smoking Not suitable for pets No parties or events May not be safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years) Check in is anytime after 2PM (additional fee of $100 for early check-in) Check out by 11AM (additional fee of $100 for late check-out) Our Island is the way it is because the locals keep it clean, don’t leave rubbish behind to maintain the Islands beauty. Treat the place with respect.
2 Kings1 Double1 Bunk
1 Full bath1 Attached (ensuite)

Meet the host
Kakaia R
Hosting since June 2017
Languages spoken: English
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guestsHi Guys, I travel most of the year so if I'm not in the country Mum (Ngamata) who is a homebody will welcome you to the Rarotonga, she'll respect your privacy, and her number is included in the Welcome guest's information in the house or email before your arrival.

Reviews (2)
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Desire N
Desire N
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Perfect Valley Retreat
Located in the idyllic Avana Pass and surrounded by a lush forest (including the Avana Stream). Away form the hustle and bustle of the main tourist areas it is a little slice of island paradise with all the modern amenities. The perfect retreat for anyone who wants to have a little piece and quite. The geko's, chickens and cows in the area were highly entertaining to watch when you were relaxing on the balcony after a hard day of snorkeling in the water surrounding the Kaakoka Island.
Visited December 2017
Written 22 January 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Thank you, this is what we promote peace and quiet is so hard to find amongst the noise in modern-day living.
Written 20 January 2020. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Auckland Central, New Zealand1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Peaceful, modern house
Kakaia Retreat was spacious, modern and a lovely place to spend a holiday. The setting is quiet and relaxing, yet you are only a 10 minute walk to the main road. Ngamata was very helpful when we had questions. I would highly recommend this place and would love to come back.
Visited July 2017
Written 7 August 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Hi Irene, Thankyou for your review and we look forward to your next arrival.
Written 8 August 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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What this rental offers
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Television
Property features
  • Ceiling Fans
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
  • Watersports
  • Cycling areas
  • Secure parking available
Indoor amenities
  • Internet access
  • Cable television
  • Golf course (within 30 mins drive)
  • Horse riding facilities
  • Countryside area
Bathroom and laundry
  • Iron
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Outdoor amenities
  • Balcony
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Patio
  • Private yard
  • Terrace
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
Scenic views
  • Mountain views


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May 2024


About the neighbourhood
Relax feel calm is exactly what you do here, mum will leave continental breakfast on arrival in the fridge if arriving in the late hours so you'll have breakfast sorted when you wake. The mountain range views on the deck have been the most talked about from all guests. Minutes away from Famous Muri beach lagoon as most guests hire cars or scooters.
Getting around
We recommend all of our guests to hire a scooter or car whilst your here as you can get a lot more done and the house is 800m down Avanna Valley so great having transport.
Car advised
How to get there
We are situated in the Avana Valley a short distance from the sparkling waters of the Muri Lagoon. A 5-minute drive from Muri Beach, restaurants, cafes and bars are in abundance in the Muri area.
Activities nearby
Fishing spots availableGolf course (within 30 mins drive)Horse riding facilitiesWatersports

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 2 pm Check out by 11 am
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed

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