Akirata is Cook Islands Maori for early light. A three bedroom family home tranquil in its private garden setting with an abundance of space for the kids to play and explore. The house is located just 400 metres from one of the best snorkelling lagoons in Rarotonga in the area of Tikioki in the district of Muri. From the beach it is a five minute walk to the house that gives you a true appreciation of the tranquil country aspect of Rarotonga.
The home has three bedrooms, with 1 queen, 1 double and 2 singles. There is also a sofa-bed in the lounge which extends the sleeping to eight. All rooms open out onto the deck including the generous lounge with its TV, radio and Cd player. The bathroom has separate shower (there is also a shower & toilet outside), There are complete laundry facilities, washing machine and all linen, towels and beach towels, are provided for your stay.
A big dining table allows comfortable dining indoors and outdoors on the deck amongst a lovely private tropical garden setting with BBQ, outside table, chairs and loungers. The view from the verandah looking towards the mountains is another scene that helps form the natural beauty of this lovely island. The beach is about 100 metres from a spot called The Fruits of Rarotonga which reputedly has some of the best snorkelling on the island.
Further down with a pleasant walk along the beach will bring you to Muri Beach and the Sailing Club where you can hire kayaks, windsurfers and snorkelling equipment and where restaurants and small stores can be found too.
There is also an AirCon unit available for use in the lounge for a NZ$40.00 a night surcharge (power is brutally expensive over here).
The minimum stay at the property is one weeks stay (7 nights).
The tariff for Akirata starts at NZ$1190.00 per week for the house.
AirCon in the lounge is an additional NZ$40.00 a night
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Ki Orana Eddie,
I just wanted to let you know that we had a lovely stay at Akirata last week. The house was clean, comfortable and spacious with beautiful grounds and a great location...we were really impressed. We'll definately be back....
Many thanks Jo :)
We have finally got back and settled back into reality. On behalf of my family and I would just like to say a very big thank you My family absolutely loved the accommodation, it was so spacious, and perfect for them. Everything from the location of the house nice and private to the Transport from the airport was exceptional. They thoroughly enjoyed their stay and are in the works of planning another one next year You have a beautiful home.
Appreciate your help with everything, and thank you once again
Thank you very much for the great house and amazing big garden! We loved our stay and had a very special time with my sister and her boys for our daughters wedding. Wishing to come back to Rarotonga in the future ;)).
Kind regards, Edith
Thanks for everything, Akirata was a great place to stay, we had a wonderful 9 days, that seemed to pass in a flash. The house was more than we expected, and was in a great location. We would happily stay there again, and it looks like we might be back, as my daughter got engaged to a Cook Island boy (currently in NZ) while we were there.
Thanks again, and I hope to make contact again in the future to find out about somewhere to stay.Best wishes, Andrew
For full tariff information and availability contact Eddie at Rentraro and quote "Akirata".Email