Manuia Beach Resort

Manuia Beach Resort is ideally located on the sheltered, sunset coat of Rarotonga in the Cook Islands, a 10 minute drive from Rarotonga International Airport, 5 minutes from the golf course and only 15 minutes from the main town of Avarua. The clear blue water and stunning white sandy beach and tropical gardens all surround this small and relaxed Cook Islands accommodation.

Manuia Beach Resort has just 25 duplex bungalows featuring Polynesian style accommodation - the ideal setting for your Cook Islands holiday. Overlooking the fresh water pool, on a sand floor is 'On the Beach' (OTB) Restaurant and Bar serving a wonderful mix of South Pacific cuisine in a relaxed tropical setting. Manuia Beach Resort caters exclusively for adults and children 16 years and older only.


Manuia Beach Resort features larger than normal hotel rooms, all with large verandahs - a great place to relax and enjoy a private dinner. Rooms are also air-conditioned and screened against insects.

All Rooms Feature

  • Air Conditioning
  • Verandah
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Bar Fridge
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clock
  • Desk
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Room Safe
  • Insect Screens
  • Tea & Coffee making facilities
  • WiFi Internet Access (fees apply)

Premium Garden Suite: Enveloped by lush tropical gardens. Bedding is 1 King Bed + 1 Single Bed. Maximum room capacity is 3 Adults.

Beachfront Suite: Just a few steps from the beach and fantastic views of the lagoon. Bedding is 1 King Bed + 1 Single Bed. Maximum room capacity is 3 Adults.

2 Bedroom Apartment: Located above the office at the rear of the resort. Features 2 bedrooms, each with en-suite, a full kitchen, BBQ facilities, outdoor patio, and has views over the resort and out to the lagoon. Bedding is 2 King Beds OR 4 Single Beds. Maximum room capacity is 5 Adults.

The VIP Premium Suites are located in a premium location in the Resort, superior furnishings and decor including original artwork & hand carved head boards..

All VIP Suites Feature

  • Air Conditioning
  • Verandah
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Insect Screens
  • Refrigerator
  • Room Safe
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Tea & Coffee making facilities
  • Hair Dryer
  • WiFi Internet Access (fees apply)
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Telephone
  • Sleepy Head Plush Top Bed
  • 100% Egyptian Cotton Linen

VIP Premium Garden Suite: Surrounded by lush tropical gardens and offers a large verandah. Bedding is 1 Super King Bed + 1 Single Bed. Maximum room capacity is 3 Adults.

VIP Beachfront Suite: Features full lagoon views and are set just steps from the beach. Bedding is 1 Super King Bed + 1 Single Bed. Maximum room capacity is 3 Adults.


On The Beach (OTB) Restaurant & Bar: is a charming and unique venue which features a signature sand floor. The open air restaurant enjoys panoramic views of the rich lagoon and stunning pool area and offers a casual but high quality dining experience serving international and South Pacific cuisine made from the freshest local produce. Wednesdays and Saturday nights are popular with live music and entertainment and on Sunday nights a delicious BBQ buffet is accompanied with live island music. Daily happy hour is from 4pm-6pm. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.


  • Infinity Swimming Pool
  • Sun Loungers
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Laundry & Dry Cleaning Services
  • Car, scooter & bike hire
  • Luggage storage
  • TV Lounge
  • Book exchange library
  • Board Games
  • Night porter
  • WiFi Internet (fees apply)
  • Pool & beach Towels


The following activities are free of charge:

  • Kayaking
  • Snorkelling
  • Ukulele lessons

The following activities are available at a charge:

  • Scuba diving
  • Windsurfing
  • Sailing
  • Walking tours and treks
  • Glass bottom boat tour
  • Lagoon cruises
  • Deep-sea fishing
  • Circle island tour
  • Mountain rainforest safari tour in 4WD vehicle
  • Scenic flights
  • Cultural village tours
  • Horseback riding along the beach and through rainforest


There are only a couple of golf courses in the Cook Islands, one course is on Aitutaki right beside the airport, and the other is in Raratonga on the West Coast. This course is only 5 minutes from the resort and is one of the most picturesque golf courses in the world.


Manuia Beach Resort offer a number of different wedding packages to suit different budgets. Imagine saying I do under a tropical archway right by the waterside on the beach. Manuia Beach Resort will ensure you have a stress free day and will walk away with memories that last a life time.

Additional Information

Children: 16 years and over are welcome at this hotel.
Check In: 12.00noon
Check Out: 10.00am
Address: Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Special Deals View All

5 Nights, Transfers, Breakfast, $100 Credit, Cultural Activities, Watersports

6 Nights, Transfers, Breakfast, Resort Credits, Massages, Car Rental

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