Etu Moana Boutique Beach Villas - Adults Only offers relaxing beachside boutique villas on Aitutaki Island. Rustic wood furnishings, stunning ocean views and lovely tropical gardens add to the charm of this secluded property. Recline on the beach's sun loungers, swim in the pool or enjoy free use of kayaks and bicycles. The tour desk books car and motorbike rentals, lagoon cruises, guided island tours and diving tours. The modern Polynesian-style villas feature thatched roofs, large covered verandas and a fully equipped kitchen. Each offers local works of art, ironing facilities and a audio-visual entertainment system. The self-service Honesty Bar offers delightful drinks, while free breakfast is served at the pool side. There are also local dining options within a 10-minute walk of the property. Etu Moana Villas is a 3-minute drive from Aitutaki Airport and 3.1 mi from Aitutaki Golf Club. Guests enjoy free return airport transfers.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free Private Parking Available On Site


Golf course (within 2 miles)




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Guests who stayed here loved

  • James
    United States of America United States of America
    The Etu Moana is a beautiful property with spacious and comfortable villas and views of the lagoon. The hosts Tiffany and Jeff are friendly and happy to help with any requests from arranging lagoon tours to dinner reservations to information about...
  • Debra
    United States of America United States of America
    This property is absolutely beautiful! The grounds are just what you would expect for a South Pacific island experience.
  • Diane
    New Zealand New Zealand
    The villas were gorgeous with their palm thatched roofs and the grounds beautiful with pathways down to the swimming pool/bar area and the beach. Tiffany was very helpful and guests could have the use of a buggie to go to a restaurant or for a...

Host Info

Company review score: 9.8Based on 76 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Property info

Experience an unparalleled escape at Etu Moana, our adults-only, award-winning boutique resort situated on a white sandy beach kissed by crystal-clear waters of a mesmerizing turquoise lagoon. It’s a perfect place for being, not only for doing.  From the moment you arrive, you'll sense our dedication to personalized hospitality and our commitment to sustainable tourism. We are now exclusively using e-vehicles, and when you glide away to explore Aitutaki, you directly contribute to our ongoing mission of a sustainable, eco-friendly destination. Stay in one of our eight spacious Polynesian villas, each adorned with a natural thatched palm roof, king-sized bed, self-contained kitchen, sun-protected veranda and private outdoor shower. Taste the taste of fresh seasonal tropical fruits grown on Aitutaki at our complimentary healthy breakfast. Grab a complimentary kayak, stand-up paddle board, flippers and reef shoes, a bike or a Yoga mat to explore nature and reconnect with yourself. Pour yourself a cocktail at the honesty bar and encounter new friends.  Discover the allure of a dark sanctuary under the milky way, and if you can’t fully disconnect free WIFI is available at reception. Welcome to Etu Moana where luxury, sustainability, and romance converge. It’s a perfect place for celebrating special occasions, getting married or indulging in a secluded honeymoon.

Neighborhood info

Aitutaki is one of the 15 tiny islands that make up the magical world of the Cook Islands, scattered over an area of 2.5 million square kilometers of Pacific Ocean. Aitutaki is situated in the Southern hemisphere, west of Tahiti and east of New Zealand and lies in the same time zone as Hawaii. Aitutaki is decidedly the most beautiful island in the Southern Cook Island Group. The volcanic lush green island covering an area of only 18 square kilometers is surrounded by one of the world largest and most beautiful lagoon. The soil is fertile. The lagoon is full of fish..

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Amenities of Etu Moana Boutique Beach Villas - Adults Only
Great facilities! Review score, 9.4

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Free parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
  • Shared kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Room Amenities
  • Sofa bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Pool with view
  • Pool bar
  • Full-body massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
  • Beach
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Snorkeling
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Windsurfing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Outdoor & View
  • Sea view
  • View
Building Characteristics
  • Detached
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Airport shuttle
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Adults only
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking rooms
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules
Etu Moana Boutique Beach Villas - Adults Only takes special requests – add in the next step!

From 12:00 to 17:00
You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.
From 8:00 to 10:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Accepted payment methods
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Smoking is not allowed.
Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note that children under 16 years of age cannot be accommodated at this property.

Free transfers are available to and from Aitutaki Airport. Please inform Etu Moana Boutique Beach Villas in advance if you want to use this service, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please note that this property accept payments with American Express credit cards.

This property accepts guests 18 years of age and older.

Please inform Etu Moana Boutique Beach Villas - Adults Only of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Etu Moana Boutique Beach Villas - Adults Only

  • Etu Moana Boutique Beach Villas - Adults Only has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 1 bedroom

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Etu Moana Boutique Beach Villas - Adults Only is 1.9 miles from the center of Arutanga. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Etu Moana Boutique Beach Villas - Adults Only can accommodate this group size:

    • 2 guests

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • The prices at Etu Moana Boutique Beach Villas - Adults Only may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Etu Moana Boutique Beach Villas - Adults Only is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a terrace. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Etu Moana Boutique Beach Villas - Adults Only on this page.

  • Etu Moana Boutique Beach Villas - Adults Only offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beachfront
    • Swimming pool
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Bicycle rental
    • Beach
    • Back massage
    • Full-body massage
    • Neck massage

  • The nearest beach is 500 feet from Etu Moana Boutique Beach Villas - Adults Only. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.