hotels in cook islands

Old Jun 13th, 2002, 06:01 PM
  #1  
scott
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
hotels in cook islands

deciding between the sokala villas or reflections on rarotonga. any thoughts?

also, in aitutaki, anyone ever stay at are tamany resort?

thanks in advance
 
Old Jun 13th, 2002, 09:29 PM
  #2  
LordBalfor
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
I've only seen the outside of the Sokola Villas so I can't tell you too much about them other than they sit at what I consider the better part of the Muri Beach area.

I did receive a couple of brief tours of one of the Reflections units and have to say it was like something out of "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" - Absolutely to die for. I do prefer the beach around the Palm Grove a lot more, but the snorkeling in the Reflections area is supposedly superb. I think the scenery is prettier at the Sokola Villas but I find it hard to imagine a more luxurious unit than that at Reflections.

Are Tamanu is a nice place on what I think is the very BEST stretch of beach on Aitutaki - far better than the water around the Pearl Beach.

If you are interested, I've written some trip reports on Epinions at:

http://www.epinions.com/user-lordbalfor

and posted photos on Webshots at:

http://community.webshots.com/user/lordbalfor

I don't think you can really go wrong with any of these 3 places.

Ken
 
Old Jun 13th, 2002, 10:44 PM
  #3  
Aussie
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Ken, Lord Balfor... you have made some wonderful sites, well worth taking an hour or 2 to look at.
 
Old Jun 14th, 2002, 09:42 AM
  #4  
Tim
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
We are leaving for the Cook Islands in one week. When will you be travelling there? We are staying at the Are Tamanu Resort and the Pearl Beach Resort. I will have more feedback when I return.
 
Old Jun 14th, 2002, 12:45 PM
  #5  
Louise
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Ken - your statement about "Refections" interested me. We have been to the Cook Islands a few years ago and would like to go again. We are mainly interested in snorkeling and where we stayed we were not too pleased with that aspect. How would I find "Reflections" on the net?
 
Old Jun 14th, 2002, 03:03 PM
  #6  
LordBalfor
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
To Louise:

Here's the link. You should have Macromedia Flash 5 to see it at it's best:

http://www.reflections-rarotonga.com/

Ken
 
Old Jun 15th, 2002, 05:59 AM
  #7  
Louise
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Ken - thank you for the information. A bit pricey but will keep an eye on it - maybe the price will come down or somewhere a special may pop up. I have enjoyed your sites immensely. By the way, we are neighbors of yours in Bellingham.
 
Related Topics
Thread
Original Poster
Forum
Replies
Last Post
cabodreamin
Australia & the Pacific
8
Nov 17th, 2009 12:14 AM
wallos
Australia & the Pacific
6
Feb 10th, 2007 08:00 PM
saffysgirl
Australia & the Pacific
4
May 26th, 2006 05:37 AM
Val
Australia & the Pacific
4
May 17th, 2002 12:14 PM
Sherrie
Caribbean Islands
12
May 2nd, 2002 11:21 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Do Not Sell My Personal Information


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 06:38 PM.