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Tamanu Beach Resort

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Studio Garden Bungalow

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Studio Garden Bungalow - Tamanu Beach Resort. Copyright Tamanu Beach Resort. Just a spacer

The Studio Garden View Bungalows here at Tamanu Beach Resort are fully self-contained featuring modern kitchen facilities such as; refrigerator, microwave, gas cooker and all the cutlery and crockery you need for a self catering vaction. Garden studios also have air conditioning, ceiling fans, hairdryer, safe and IDD telephone and room service is available on request.

Garden bungalows are spacious and well appointed with Polynesian style decor, available in two configurations with a super king bed or two single beds for twin share accommodation.

All Tamanu's bungalows are well placed to provide for maximum privacy and comfort. Enjoy your tropical garden surroundings from your outdoor furnishings on the studio’s spacious verandah.

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Tamanu Beach - Aitutaki

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A warm island welcome to Tamanu Beach Hotel - your luxury Pacific Island getaway destination, on the pristine atoll of Aitutaki. Tamanu Beach resort is located on the western coast of Aitutaki, with stunning sunset views from our beachfront Restaurant and Bar. Tamanu Beach resort offers four bungalow accommodation options, including self contained studio rooms and one bedroom lagoon view rooms. All our Cook Islands bungalows are nestled amongst lush tropical gardens. Our beachfront rooms are on the water's edge - a stone’s throw from our gorgeous blue lagoon.

Tamanu Beachfront Restaurant offers guests a wonderful Pacific Island dining experience - delicious cuisine, a beachfront view with amazing sunsets, a taste of our culture and friendly Cook Islands hospitality! Tamanu Restaurant is nestled on the beachfront on Aitutaki's blue lagoon. The restaurant is built in the traditional ‘Are’ style, with local Tamanu timber (mahogany) offering an authentic Pacific Island dining experience. Enjoy the romantic Aitutaki sunsets with a warm frangipani breeze and the sound of gentle waves lapping the shore as you dine. This a-la-carte restaurant seats up to 80 and offers a variety of dishes inspired by Pacific Island cuisine with a range of western favourites. Our quality menu is prepared by experienced resort chefs and we are open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Our stunning Aitutaki beachfront resort features 22 bungalows, conference facilities, two fresh water swimming pools, a beachfront bar and restaurant and a gift shop. Our private, white sand beach borders Aitutaki Island's crystal clear lagoon providing endless opportunities for island activities such as swimming, snorkelling and kayaking in the azure waters.

Tamanu Beach is family operated and we offer guests a truly unique Polynesian experience. Every Thursday enjoy Island Fire - a performance of Cook Islands song, dance, fire dancing and more from our talented and dynamic cultural group.

Tamanu Beach is a popular haven for magical Cook Islands weddings and honeymoons. Let us pamper you and make your dreams a reality with the perfect and most romantic island wedding. Tamanu Beach Resort offers a stunning beachside location and luxury accommodation on the sunset side of the magnificent Aitutaki lagoon, Cook Islands.

Tamanu Beach offers:
  • Large, self-contained, air-conditioned bungalows
  • Complimentary tropical breakfast
  • Snorkel gear and kayak use
  • Two fresh water swimming pools
  • Tamanu Restaurant- beachfront bar and restaurant
  • A private, white soft sand beach
  • Island Fire - our weekly cultural show performed every Thursday evening
  • Children 12 years + are welcome