Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa

The Te Manava Luxury Villas and Spa Resort is a home away from home for those who seek the perfect blend of luxury and solitude. It being on Muri Beach, overlooking the enchanting lagoon, makes it the perfect location for those seeking to find rest and solace.

The resort provides the best of accommodation and state of the art amenities that are designed to meet the requirements of every traveler. With only 13 villas on offer, the resort provides a sense of exclusivity and absolute privacy for guests and a staying experience that is yet to be rivaled.


Guests have the flexibility of choosing from multiple villa categories, namely the Pool Villa Suite, Beachfront Villa Suite, Ultimate Pool Villas, Ultimate Beachfront Villa, the Presidential Beachfront Villa and the Standard Pool Villas. The Ultimate Beachfront Villas come in single, double, and triple bedroom options as well – leaving guests spoilt for choice.

Each of the villas comes with its own exclusive set of amenities and conveniences to provide guests with the best-staying experience possible. While the Villa Suites are perfect for couples and individuals, the larger Beachfront and Presidential Villas are perfect for larger families. Standard amenities include an in-room safe, free toiletries, premium bedding, phone, kitchen, air conditioning, private bathrooms, refrigerator or freezer, ironing board, infant beds, WiFi access, satellite TV, and private pools.Β Adding to the ambiance, the villas and suites come with exquisite views of the sea and the lagoon.


At the Te Manava Luxury Villas and Spa, all dining experience is highly exclusive. The resort does not offer a restaurant service, instead, guests get to enjoy their dining experience within the comfort of their own villas or suites. Guests can choose from a wide range of a la carte services that are offered at the resort.

There is a grocery service, where guests can place orders for their own groceries, which are then purchased and delivered to their respective suites or villa. If that isn’t enough, guests can even order in customized gourmet meals. Guests can pre-book the chef service, where chefs will prepare meals on-site while relaxing in the soothing ambiance of their rooms.

The resort also offers a variety of fixed grocery packs for those who are used to a standard dining routine.


Activities are plenty at the Te Manava Luxury Villas and Spa. Guests can experience and explore the lagoon through snorkeling or diving. There is also a lagoon cruise for those who are seeking a more relaxed kind of exploration experience. Other exciting activities include whale watching, kite surfing, golf, fishing, wind sailing, and surfing.

For lovers of hiking and trekking, there is a 3 hour Cross Island Mountain walk, which includes an exploration of the island’s rainforests and mountains. The walk ends at the Wigmore’s Waterfall, where guests are most welcome to relax and take a dip in the fresh water.

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For those who just want to unwind and relax, the Te Manava Spa is the ideal spot. The spa provides various services including facials, manicures, pedicures, and brilliant deep tissue massages. The spa uses only organic products from the Te Tika brand. To add to the tranquil surroundings, the spa is also surrounded by a beautiful water garden that is sure to soothe one’s senses.


The Te Manava Luxury Villas and Spa are located very close to the Rarotonga Airport. A simple car ride would take just about 14 minutes from the airport to the resort. The resort’s location also puts it in close proximity to the Muri beach, which is known for its pristine beauty. To get to the beach, all you need to do is take a short two-minute walk from the resort. There are also other pristine beaches near the resort such as the Puaikura Beach and Aro’a Beach that guests can visit.

Other points of interest include the Tikioki Marine Sanctuary and the famous Te Vara Nui Village. The Te Vara Nui Village is recognized for its programs that highlight and celebrate the local culture. Guests can also learn about Polynesian history and its various aspects such as ancient fishing and navigational techniques, natural medicine preparation, arts and crafts, legends and beliefs and so on.