Te Manava?

Uncover the true meaning of indulgence and relaxation at Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa. Exquisitely located along the pristine waters of Muri Beach on the Cook Islands, Te Menava has been meticulously constructed to provide every person with a deeply luxurious experience whilst leveraging the unique and intriguing local culture. From its locally inspired architecture, tantalising gourmet cuisine, and its calming experiences, Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa lives and breathes the Cook Island culture. 

Your tranquility is of the utmost importance whenever you spend some time at Te Manava. Boasting a phenomenal view from every one of its 13 luxury villas, patrons can enjoy just as much independence as they can service, with high-quality in-room amenities such as an espresso coffee machine, full kitchen, and laundry facilities. Furthermore, Te Manava offers an expansive menu of world-class guest services which you can add to your stay to elevate your experience. Plus, with an experienced team of professionals who work tirelessly to ensure every want or desire is taken care of with ease, guests will find it hard for them to leave.

Discover luxury in paradise with your stay at Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa. Explore the gorgeous Muri Lagoon conservation site teeming with beautiful aquatic wildlife. Take the young ones to the Beach Hut & Kids Club where they can take part in a selection of enthralling activities. Saunter over to the Te Manava Spa for a revitalising treatment by internationally trained therapists. Whatever you desire, there is no better place to be than Te Manava.

Facts & Figures

Founded: 2006
Location: Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Villas: 13

Is Te Manava right for you?

Whether you are a couple celebrating their honeymoon, a family desiring a well-deserved vacation, or a group of friends looking for timeless memories, Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa is the perfect choice for you. This magnificent resort is ideal for discerning explorers that desire the experience of a high-end property whilst simultaneously being able to have the freedom to be self-sufficient. Guests at Te Manava enjoy the independence provided to them throughout the locale whilst being surrounded by extraordinary natural beauty and elegance.

Patrons at this luxury resort regularly highlight its world-class service provided by their remarkable hosts. Naturally friendly and helpful, hosts at Te Manava strive to ensure guests are relaxed and carefree by promptly answering every request whilst being hands-on when needed. Additionally, travellers appreciate their luxurious and inviting villas provided to them, often feeling like a home away from home for many who stay.

What comes complimentary at Te Manava?

With any package, Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa visitors have access to or receive:

  • Concierge welcome and orientation
  • Free use of all kayaks
  • Snorkelling gear
  • Beach towels and sun loungers
  • Free scheduled daily activities at the Beach Hut and Kids Clube (age 6 - 12)

When booking with DT, you also receive additional Virtuoso Benefits:

  • Tropical buffet breakfast at sister property Pacific Resort Rarotonga, with complimentary transfers to and from the breakfasts if required
  • US$100 Spa Services credit to be utilised during stay (not combinable, no cash value if not redeemed in full)*
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • NZ$100 WiFi credit per villa per stay*

*Approximations are based on conversions from NZD or USD, prices may differ during your stay

Why go to Te Manava?

  • Experience high-end luxury whilst also having unparalleled freedom
  • Enjoy top-notch service by friendly and attentive hosts
  • Book into one of the exciting activities throughout the resort

Our Recommendation

Book into a Beachfront Villa Suite!

An exceptional choice for couples searching for an intimate escape. Boasting an uninterrupted direct view of the lagoon from the comfort of your own private patio, the Beachfront Villa Suite also features a plunge pool, full kitchen, an outdoor BBQ area, and much more. With unmatched luxury, tranquility, and privacy, book into the Beachfront Villa Suite for an unforgettable holiday today. Contact Discerning Traveller to learn more. 

Schedule in a Champagne Breakfast

Dine in the ultimate privacy of your own luxury villa with your own personal chef providing you with a mouth-watering meal. Served with Veuve Clicquot Champagne, start your day off with incomparable decadence as your chef prepares you a selection of dishes which promise to entice, impress, and satisfy. 

Enquire with us today to learn more.

What are the accommodation options at Te Manava?

Incredible in every manner, Te Manava offers a distinguished selection of 13 luxurious villas that have been diligently built to enhance all facets of your holiday. Surrounded by beautiful plantlife, each villa will ensure you have plenty of privacy and space to do whatever you desire during your holiday. The choice of which villa you prefer will differ based on your preferences and group size.

Villa Suite

For couples looking for a romantic escape and utmost seclusion, the Villa Suites are the essential choice. With an abundance of space, an extensive list of useful amenities, and gorgeous surroundings, couples will feel right at home at any of the Villa Suites. Those who desire an astonishing view of the sea, we recommend booking into the Beachfront Villa Suite, while couples who desire an enhanced level of privacy should book the Pool Villa Suite.


Families and groups travelling with friends will instead prefer to book one of the well-appointed luxury villas on offer. Providing expanded levels of space through an extension of the outdoor space and a commodious living, Villas are an excellent choice for groups and families looking to spend some quality time together.

Travellers looking for executive level decadence can book into the exquisite Presidential Beachfront Villa. Easily the largest villa at Te Manava, the Presidential Beachfront Villa offers you a gateway into paradise and endless luxury. Dive into the large-scale pool, cook up a storm in the extensive outdoor kitchen (or hire a private chef to do it instead), relax by the lounge area overlooking the lagoon. If the best is what you are after, the Presidential Beachfront Villa is for you.

What dining options are available at Te Manava?

Te Manava strives to provide you with the freedom to choose whether you want to be self-sufficient or enjoy the amazing five-star service. Patrons have the ability to order from a refined selection of gourmet cuisine packages from the guest services menu that is delivered directly to your villa. Whether you want the tantalising Champagne Breakfast, the mouth-watering Ta’akoka Sunset BBQ, or the essential Three-Course Set Menu, each cuisine package is destined to impress and amaze with every bite.

If you prefer to be self-sufficient, Te Manava more than accommodates! The luxury resort has a superb grocery service where they will gladly deliver to your door prior to your arrival any groceries you request. Alternatively, take the stress out of choosing groceries by ordering one of their delivered grocery packs available on their guest services menu that sends to your villa a set list of products.

Is there a dress code for Te Manava?

Te Manava Luxury Villas and Spa do not have a specified dress code which guests are required to follow. Typically, patrons at the luxury resort wear smart-casual attire throughout their entire stay. This can usually range from island-themed shirts, shorts, and comfortable shoes or sandals.

What are the most popular activities at Te Manava?

Guests will usually spend their time exploring the island of Rarotonga and its various cultural sites, vibrant markets, and sandy coastline. While at the resort, patrons are offered free access to kayaks, allowing people to explore the local area in a unique and magical perspective. The Te Manava Spa is additionally a popular choice for many guests, often booking into multiple treatments provided by the well-trained staff. Children are also catered for, with a Beach Hut and Kids Club present regularly hosting exciting events and activities to keep the young ones busy for hours on end.


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