Magic Reef Resort offers Polynesian-style bungalows in a great location right on the beach in Rarotonga. This little resort offers spacious accommodations with great ocean views.

There are 9 studio-style bungalows in total, all of which are furnished with a 4-post bed and include kitchenette facilities. All have a furnished balcony with ocean views, as well as a private outdoor shower and bathtub.

Facilities at the Magic Reef Bungalows include a swimming pool, direct access to the beach and a barbecue area. All guests receive continental breakfast upon arrival. Airport shuttle service is available.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Magic Reef Bungalows has been welcoming guests since Aug 11, 2009

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

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

Breakfast Info


Free Parking Available On Site


Golf course (within 2 miles)


Bicycle rental (additional charge)


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Max adults: 2
Absolute Beach Front Bungalow
  • 1 king bed and 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 2
Ocean View Bungalow
  • 1 king bed and 1 sofa bed
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4 reasons to choose Magic Reef Bungalows

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English

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About Magic Reef Bungalows

Welcoming guests since Aug 11, 2009

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  • Hi, do you have airport shultt? How much will be changed?

    Yes we have an airport shuttle which costs $20pp each way.

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    Answered on August 2, 2021
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?

    Between May and October

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    Answered on August 2, 2021
  • We have a mature 12 year old can we bring him ?

    Yes our hotel is 12 years and up

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    Answered on August 2, 2021
  • can we bring two children

    Kia Orana. Magic Reef welcomes guests over the age of 12.

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    Asked about: Ocean View Bungalow • Answered on November 5, 2019
  • Hi there, Can yo split beds in the beachfront bungalows ?

    No we can't split the king size beds, but we can add 1 x single bed into the room.

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    Answered on June 2, 2021
  • Will you refund if the travel bubble closes and we can't travel from NZ (i.e. if the government shut the borders)?

    Yes we will, if you are due to travel within the 30days and the country goes into lockdown, or you can't travel due to COVID circumstances we will refund your deposit in full.

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    Answered on August 2, 2021
  • Hi, I’d like to book for 2 adults for 10 nights. Am open regarding dates and can do between 21 August and mid September. Do you have any availability?

    I'm sorry we are fully booked over that time.

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    Answered on August 2, 2021
  • Can we pay at the property? Do we have to pay a deposit?

    A deposit of 50% of the total booking is required and the balance can be paid upon arrival.

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    Answered on February 26, 2020
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Albertos
    4.1 miles
  • MV Mataora
    4.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Waterline Beach & Bar
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Manuia Beach & Boutique
    0.1 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Magic Reef
    0 miles
  • Mountain Raemaru Mountain
    0.2 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Inave Beach
    1,250 feet
  • Tokerau Beach
    3,350 feet
  • Kavera Beach
    4,650 feet
  • Black Rock Beach
    1 miles
  • Aroa Beach
    1.7 miles
Closest Airports
  • Rarotonga International Airport
    2.3 miles
How to get to Magic Reef Bungalows from Rarotonga International Airport
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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Resort Facilities at Magic Reef Bungalows
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling
  • Diving
  • Hiking
  • Library
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
WiFi is available in public areas and charges apply.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Tour desk
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
  • Paid WiFi
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Saltwater pool
  • Yoga classes
  • Foot bath
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules
Magic Reef Bungalows takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 4:30 PM


Until 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 12 are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

12+ years
Extra bed by request
NZD 75 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

The maximum number of extra beds allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 12 and up are allowed)


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Debit card Magic Reef Bungalows accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the hotel offers compulsory return transfers to and from Rarotonga Airport for NZD $40 return per person. You must provide their flight details, including arrival and departure times, at the time of booking by completing the Special Request box. This is very important to ensure the transfer shuttle will be at the airport to meet you and also because the hotel’s reception is not open 24 hours a day.

Please note that all requests for early check-in and late check-out are subject to availability. Additional charges apply at 50% of the nightly room rate. Guests are welcome to contact the property for more information using the contact details on the booking confirmation.

FAQs about Magic Reef Bungalows

  • Room options at Magic Reef Bungalows include:

    • Bungalow

  • Check-in at Magic Reef Bungalows is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Magic Reef Bungalows by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 10min

  • Magic Reef Bungalows offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
    • Snorkeling
    • Library
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beachfront
    • Facial treatments
    • Beauty services
    • Body treatments
    • Beach
    • Manicure
    • Yoga classes
    • Waxing services
    • Foot bath
    • Pedicure

  • Magic Reef Bungalows is 3.1 miles from the center of Rarotonga.

  • Guests staying at Magic Reef Bungalows can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

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

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Magic Reef Bungalows (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Parking garage
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • The prices at Magic Reef Bungalows may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.