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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
4 nights minimum 
Villa
We offer 2 exclusive and private villas for adults only, and therefore can guarantee peace and quiet for your rest and relaxation. Villas are located in a private space with plenty of bush, a stream and for your convenience, only a 600m walk to pristine beaches. Although private and secluded, access to the islands attractions are only a short drive away. As we are new, you won't see a lot of reviews yet, but come join us and experience the tranquility!
House Rules
Pets not allowedNot suitable for childrenNo smoking
Strictly 18+, no children allowed. Smoking areas are provided onsite, just not in rooms.
Bedrooms
1 Double
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite)

Meet the host
Vanessa J
Hosting since September 2016
Languages spoken: English
Response Time: Within a few hours

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Reviews (4)
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Anne K
Anne K
Wollongong, Australia1 contribution
Home away from home in paradise.
We have just returned from a relaxing week at JJs. The hosts were welcoming and helpful, with a good knowledge of what Rarotonga has to offer. The bungalows are clean, comfortable and nicely furnished. The large deck, with a dining setting and undercover day beds is a great spot to wait out a rain shower, read a book or have a quiet drink at the as the sun sets over the colourful gardens. The retreat is a short stroll to the beach, with good snorkelling in the marine reserve nearby. It is also not far to cafes and restaurants. Being off the main road makes JJs quiet and private. It is also in a stretch away from the main tourist area at Muri, a shortish bus ride away.
Visited July 2017
Written 1 July 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Jaime H
Jaime H
Thanks for your review Anne. We enjoyed hosting you both and appreciate your thoughtful and detailed comments which should be helpful to others as well. We hope to host you both again in the future :) Vanessa and James
Written 3 July 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Tony J
Tony J
5 contributions
Slice of heaven
JJ's Retreat was amazing in so many ways. All of the accommodation is newly built, so its modern and very stylish both inside and out. The owners (James & Vanessa) are a lovely couple happy to help out whenever required. My stay in Rarotonga was simple and easy, made possible by my comfortable accommodation and happy hosts. Amazing value for money considering other options.
Visited May 2017
Written 29 May 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Jaime H
Jaime H
Meitaki Tony, we appreciate the review and hope to see you again soon :) Vanessa and James
Written 30 May 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Billwelder
Billwelder
Papamoa, New Zealand8 contributions
Wonderful in one word
Set in wonderful gardens the location offers peace and quiet but within walking distance of the beach.Each unit offers you all you need right down to salt and pepper and drinking water an out side shower is great to romove sand and salt from the beach.James and Vanessa being locals know what to do when and where and with there contacts you get the real deal can't wait to go back
Visited March 2017
Written 19 May 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Jaime H
Jaime H
Meitaki Bill. We thoroughly enjoyed hosting you and your lovely wife and look forward to your next visit hopefully in 2018 :)
Written 29 May 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Rawinia2013
Rawinia2013
Leigh, New Zealand9 contributions
Peaceful sanctuary in paradise
We had an amazing five night stay at JJs Retreat and would highly te comment it for your next holiday in Rarotonga. It is the perfect place to hideaway and relax but also super close to the beach and the islands attractions. The villas are gorgeous - modern and new with everything you need - a great kitchen, nice new bathroom and shower and very importantly a comfy bed. What I love about the villa is the real Polynesian feel to it. You have your own deck to relax on with loungers overlooking their gorgeous landscaped gardens. There has been a lot of though put into this property with a lot of the furniture handmade by the owner. James and Vanessa are the ideal hosts. Very knowledgable of the island and super friendly but also give you the space and privacy to have a relaxing break! Can't wait to stay again in our next visit :)
Visited October 2016
Written 4 October 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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What this rental offers
Property features
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Staff on property
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Outdoor amenities
  • Balcony
  • Patio
  • Private yard
  • Terrace
Parking
  • Parking available
Bathroom and laundry
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
Indoor amenities
  • Internet access
Entertainment
  • DVD player
  • Television

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Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 2 pm Check out by 10 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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Frequently Asked Questions about JJ's Retreat

JJ's Retreat is able to accommodate up to 2 guests. See all property details.

JJ's Retreat has one bathroom available. See all property details.

JJ's Retreat has one bedroom available. See all property details.

Stays at JJ's Retreat must last at least 4 nights. See all property details.

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