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Polynesian Luxury at an Affordable Price

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Last updated: 09/04/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Arorangi villa description

Te Vai Moana is a Polynesian styled villa has been beautifully appointed and has a relaxed yet luxurious style. It provides the perfect environment from which to enjoy the island paradise of Aitutaki.

Te Vai Moana is located on the west side of the island in the village of Nikaupara, which adjoins the town area of Arutanga. The Villa has easy access to water taxi's from the main wharf in town, and lagoon cruises departing from nearby.
Located 400m from the water, it has stunning views of the lagoon and open ocean from its expansive deck.

The Villa is self-contained, has a fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances and an island bench.The kitchen has everything you require for a comfortable stay including oven, microwave, blender, kettle, toaster, coffee plunger, high quality pots and pans, and even containers for you to pack a picnic lunch for the day. The water has been UV treated and filtered on site for your convenience, and means you do not need to buy drinking water.

The dining table is extendable and seats 8 comfortably.

There is a large bathroom with a stone vanity, and a separate large laundry on the ground floor for your personal use.

There is also an outdoor shower for rinsing off after a day in the lagoon.

With full length screened louvre windows to capture the breeze, 5 ceiling fans, and air conditioning ( available at additional cost of $10 per day), you can relax in comfort.

The villa has prepaid wifi access and phone with free local calls.

The huge balcony has views of both the open ocean and the Aitutaki lagoon including Maina and Honeymoon Islands. During whale season you can see whales from the balcony.
400m from the water, and a 5 minute walk from town, you can catch water taxi's to your favorite island location, or go on a day cruise of the lagoon leaving from just around the corner.

This beautiful Villa is family friendly with cot and portable high chair available at no charge. It comfortably sleeps 5 people (the standard tariff covers up to 5 people). A maximum of 7 guests can be accommodated with an additional charge of $20 per person per night ( for persons 6 and 7).

There is a queen bed in the main bedroom, and a double and single bed in the 2nd bedroom. An additional queen sized sofa bed is available on request at an additional charge (see above).

The villa has a minimum stay of 3 nights, and discounts apply to stays of a week or more. It is highly suitable for longer stays.

*If you're travelling from Europe or the UK to the Cook Islands, we recommend you spread your stay between Rarotonga and Aitutaki, and also add on 3 nights in Atiu, and even Mangaia. Flights depart regularly from Aitutaki to Atiu, and Atiu to Rarotonga, so you can add this additional experience on with little extra cost.

Property Type

      • Villa

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Events Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                18 years of age minimum age for primary renter...moreless

              • Senior Adults Only Community
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 5-7

              • Bedroom 1 - Master: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

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              • The Master bedroom has a Queen sixed bed, 2 bedside tables, a tallboy, flat screen TV, DVD player, and built in storage. It has full length screened louvre windows, and an overhead ceiling fan. Polynesian inspired decor, and high quality linen. Bedroom 2 has a double bed and a single bed. A tallboy, built in storage, ceiling fan, and high quality linen....moreless

              Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: shower

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              • Separate toilet: toilet

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              • A large bathroom, with stone topped vanity, and large open shower. Spare towels are available for your use, as well as a hairdryer. The toilet is located separately next to the bathroom....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player:

                DVD player in the Master bedroom. Blu ray DVD player in the lounge room....moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television:

                2 x flat screen TV's - lounge room and Master bedroom....moreless

              • Toys:

                Some small beach items, beach balls, beach tennis and cricket provided - but cannot be guaranteed....moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Reefs
              • Ruins

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Eco Tourism
              • Photography
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching

              Location Type

                  • Ocean View:

                    Huge verandah with majestic views of Aitutaki lagoon, Maina & Honeymoon Islands and whales (in season). Outdoor couch, coffee table & large outdoor dining setting for you to enjoy the amazing view....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining:

                    The dining table seats up to 8 people, the table is extendable from its standard 6 seating. There is also 2 stools at the island bench. Child's portable high chair is provided....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Air conditioing is available at an additional charge of $10 per day. ...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Reverse cycle heating and cooling is provided at an additional cost....moreless

                  • Internet:

                    Pre-paid WIFI. Te Vai Moana is a Cook Island Telecom Hot Spot....moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    High quality linen is provided. The Villa is serviced for guests staying over 7 days. A full linen change is done upon servicing, and additional linen is available to guests to use....moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Living room has a lrage and small paposan chairs, couch (queen sofa bed) coffee table, flat screen TV, DVD, stereo & reading books...moreless

                  • Parking
                  • Telephone:

                    Free local calls provided....moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    Both bath towels and beach towels are provided. Additional towels are available for guest use, but guests are requested to wash their dirty towels if using additional towels....moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    A large washing machine is available for guests. Laundry detergent is provided,...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Plunger and coffee provided...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    A large variety of dishes and utensils have been provided, including mixer and blender, and child suitable crocery. Wine glasses....moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    Stylish oak kitchen with island bench and stainless steel appliances....moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven:

                    Stainless steel oven....moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    Basic pantry items provided, including tea, salt, pepper grinder, plunger coffee. Fruit basket, milk and juice provided for guests upon arrivial....moreless

                  Outside

                  • Golf:

                    Aitutaki golf course is approximately 6 km away...moreless

                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
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                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  AU$220
                  AU$1,350 AU$4,900
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Add person 7 per night AU$20
                  • Airport transfers p/p AU$20
                  • AIr conditioning per day AU$10
                  • Add person 6 per night AU$20
                  • Taxes Included

                  Notes:

                  Air conditioning is available at an additional cost of $10 per day, upon request.

                  Transfers to and from the airport to Te Vai Loana are available upon requests, $20 per person for the return trip.

                  If required please request these items and they can be added to your invoice/quote.

                  A 50% deposit is required to secure booking.

                  Payments can be made via PayPal, or direct deposit.

                  The balance is payable in full 40 days prior to the booking commencing.

                  Bookings cancelled more than 40 days outside the scheduled arrival date forfeit their deposit.

                  No refunds are payable where a cancellation occurs within 40 days of the scheduled arrival date.


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                  Last updated: 09/04/2014
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                  Location

                  6 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  Aitutaki Airport
                  1 Kilometres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Fishing Club
                  800 Kilometres
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Aitutaki Adventures
                  6 Kilometres
                  Nearest Golf
                  Aitutaki Golf Club
                  1 Kilometres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Award Winning - Tupuna's
                  400 Metres
                  Nearest Beach
                  Beach

                  Car: Recommended

                  Aitutaki is the second most populated Island in the Cook Island's group with a population of approximately 2000 people.

                  It has a very large and unique lagoon that is teaming with fish, including Giant Trevally and Bonefish, as well as boasting regular turtle sightings.

                  The main land area of Aitutaki is surrounded by lagoon on both sides, with a particularly large lagoon area on one side that covers kilometres and contains a number of motu's (small uninhabited islands).

                  Te Vai Moana has views of both Maina and Honeymoon Islands, as well as the lagoon and the open ocean. In whale season, approximately September - November, whales can be seen from the balcony of the villa.

                  Aitutaki is famous for its lagoon, and is increasingly popular location for bone fishing, as well as fishing charters.

                  Take a water taxi out into the lagoon and choose your location in the lagoon for the day. It really is Heaven on Earth.

                  Water sports available include kitesurfing, windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, paddleboarding, snorkelling, diving. There is a number of specialist all day lagoon cruises available. You can be collected from your accomodation, taken to the boat (vaka), and lunch snorkelling gear is provided.

                  The Villa has a comprehensive guide as to how to enjoy your time in AItutaki, including essential tips on getting the most out of your stay.

                  Aitutaki is an untouched paradise, and provides a very laid back environment ideal for exploring on water or land, or simply just relaxing.

                  Te Vai Moana is located on the west side of the island in the village of Nikaupara, which adjoins the town area of Arutanga. The Villa has easy access to water taxi's from the main wharf in town, and lagoon cruises departing from nearby.

                  Located 400m from the water, it has stunning views of the lagoon and open ocean from its expansive deck.

                  The Villa is self-contained, has a fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances, large fridge and island bench.

                  The dining table seats 8 comfortably. There is a separate large laundry on the ground floor.

                  The villa has a minimum stay of 3 nights, and discounts apply to stays of a week or more. It is highly suitable for longer stays.

                  *If you're travelling from Europe, UK or the USA to the Cook Islands, we recommend you spread your stay between Rarotonga and Aitutaki, and also add on 3 nights in Atiu, and even Mangaia. Flights depart regularly from Aitutaki to Atiu, and Atiu to Rarotonga, so you can add this additional experience on with little extra cost.

                  Te Vai Moana is a luxury self contained 2 bedroom villa. This Polynesian styled villa has been beautifully appointed and has a relaxed yet luxurious style.

                  The villa has a fully equipped kitchen, large bathroom and laundry, and has everything you require for a comfortable stay including oven, microwave, blender, toaster, coffee plunger, large fridge, washing machine.

                  With full length screened louvre windows to capture the breeze, 5 ceiling fans, and air conditioning ( available at additional cost of $10 per day), you can relax in comfort. The villa has prepaid wifi access and phone with free local calls.

                  There is an outdoor shower for rinsing off after a day in the lagoon, and large downstairs laundry for your personal use.

                  The huge balcony has views of both the open ocean and the Aitutaki lagoon including Maina and Honeymoon Islands. During whale season you can see whales from the balcony.

                  400m from the water, and a 5 minute walk from town, you can catch water taxi's to your favorite island location, or go on a day cruise of the lagoon leaving from just around the corner.

                  This beautiful Villa is family friendly with cot and portable high chair available at no charge. It comfortably sleeps 5 people (the standard tariff covers up to 5 people). A maximum of 7 guests can be accommodated with an additional charge of $20 per person per night ( for persons 6 and 7).

                  There is a queen bed in the main bedroom, and a double and single bed in the 2nd bedroom. An additional queen sized sofa bed is available on request at an additional charge (see above).

                  Te Vai Moana is a 2 bedroom Villa that provides luxury at an affordable price. Fully self-contained, it has beautiful Polynesian styling and a lovely sense of space. Louvre windows & air conditioning. It is suited to couples, families, & dual family/couple bookings.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2013

                  About the owner: Born and raised in Rarotonga with strong family ties to Aitutaki. I have a young family and currently live in Australia but travel home to the Cooks a couple of times a year.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, Cook Islands Moari

                   

                  Photos

                  • Te Vai Moana

                    Te Vai Moana

                  • Te Vai Moana is situated on a 1/2 acre private allotment

                    Te Vai Moana is situated on a 1/2 acre private allotment

                  • View from the other side of the verandah

                    View from the other side of the verandah

                  • Lounge at night

                    Lounge at night

                  • Te Vai Moana has a modern oak kitchen and island bench. Dining table is extendable and can seat 8 people.

                    Te Vai Moana has a modern oak kitchen and island bench. Dining table is extendable and can seat 8 people.

                  • Open plan - Dining & lounge

                    Open plan - Dining & lounge

                  • Main bedroom

                    Main bedroom

                  • Second bedroom tall boy storage unit

                    Second bedroom tall boy storage unit

                  • Large stylish laundry for your personal use located on the ground floor

                    Large stylish laundry for your personal use located on the ground floor

                  • Large covered verandah area with outdoor couch and coffee table. Enjoy a BBQ looking at the lagoon or the coconut palms.

                    Large covered verandah area with outdoor couch and coffee table. Enjoy a BBQ looking at the lagoon or the coconut palms.

                  • Enjoying Ootu beach Aitutaki

                    Enjoying Ootu beach Aitutaki

                  • Front of Te Vai Moana with Gardenia hedge

                    Front of Te Vai Moana with Gardenia hedge

                  • View from the verandah

                    View from the verandah

                  • Te Vai Moana lounge room with double paposan and single papsan chairs. Flat screen TV, DVD and stereo. Reading books supplied.

                    Te Vai Moana lounge room with double paposan and single papsan chairs. Flat screen TV, DVD and stereo. Reading books supplied.

                  • Te Vai Moana's kitchen - taken from the lounge area

                    Te Vai Moana's kitchen - taken from the lounge area

                  • Kitchen island bench facing towards the bedroom area

                    Kitchen island bench facing towards the bedroom area

                  • Master bedroom with Queen sized bed, bedside tables, tallboy, built in storage, full length screened louvre, TV & DVD windows & ceiling fan.

                    Master bedroom with Queen sized bed, bedside tables, tallboy, built in storage, full length screened louvre, TV & DVD windows & ceiling fan.

                  • 2nd bedroom withe double bed and single (bunk). Tallboy, and built in storage. Full lnegth screened louvre windows and ceiling fan.

                    2nd bedroom withe double bed and single (bunk). Tallboy, and built in storage. Full lnegth screened louvre windows and ceiling fan.

                  • Spacious bathroom, stone top vanity, louvre screened windows with privacy glass, large open shower, hair dryer provided, beach towels and additional bathroom towels.

                    Spacious bathroom, stone top vanity, louvre screened windows with privacy glass, large open shower, hair dryer provided, beach towels and additional bathroom towels.

                  • Front verandah looking towards the kitchen

                    Front verandah looking towards the kitchen

                  • View of the lagoon from the balacony

                    View of the lagoon from the balacony

                  • Swimming with tropical fish just off the motu Maina-iti

                    Swimming with tropical fish just off the motu Maina-iti

                  AU$220 per night (AUD)
                  1

                  2 Bedroom / 0 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 7

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                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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