Magic Reef Resort offers Polynesian-style bungalows in a great location directly 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-poster bed and include kitchenette facilities. All have a furnished balcony with ocean views, as well as a private outdoor shower and bath. We are the first resort on Rarotonga to offer free unlimited Wi-Fi. Our Bungalows all feature 32-inch smart TVs with Netflix. Facilities at the Magic Reef Bungalows include a swimming pool, direct access to the beach and a barbecue area. All guests receive continental breakfast on arrival. Airport transfers are available.

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

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

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

Free Parking Available On Site

Ski-to-door

Activities:

Golf course (within 2 miles)

Fishing

Skiing


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 king bed
and
1 sofa bed
1 king bed
and
1 sofa bed
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
1 king bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.8
Facilities
9.7
Cleanliness
9.8
Comfort
9.8
Value for money
9.2
Location
9.5
Free Wifi
10
High score for Rarotonga
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Charissa
    Australia Australia
    Amazing location with the beach was right in front of the bungalow. Very quiet and private.
  • Julie
    United States of America United States of America
    We enjoyed the Polynesian decor, the privacy of the bungalows, and having our own lanai. We loved hearing the spund of the waves! The fully equipped kitchenette was a bonus. We really liked the wonderful tropical outdoor shower and bath too. The...
  • Allan
    Australia Australia
    This property is extremely well set up. The facilities are excellent with a lovely pool, great decking on the beachfront which is perfect for whale watching. Good transport options available on the premises with electric cars and e bikes available...

Area info

Resort facilities at Magic Reef Bungalows
Great facilities! Review score, 9.7

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Airport shuttle
  • Free Wifi
  • Beachfront
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Breakfast
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Ski
  • Ski-in, ski-out access
  • Ski pass vendor
  • Ski rental on site
  • Ski school
  • Ski storage
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling
  • Diving
    Additional charge
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Skiing
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
Internet
Wifi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Transportation
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Adults only
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Open all year
  • Saltwater pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Spa
  • Yoga classes
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples' massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Foot bath
  • Spa facilities
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

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

Check-in

From 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Check-out

Until 10:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 will be charged as 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 upon request
NZD 75 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no cribs available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

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

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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

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

Please note that the hotel offers compulsory return transfers to and from Rarotonga Airport for NZD$50 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

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

    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beachfront
    • Beauty services
    • Beach
    • Bicycle rental
    • Happy hour
    • Facial treatments
    • Swimming pool
    • Waxing services
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Body treatments
    • Spa facilities
    • Foot bath
    • Back massage
    • Neck massage
    • Foot massage
    • Couples' massage
    • Head massage
    • Hand massage
    • Full-body massage
    • Yoga classes

  • Magic Reef Bungalows is 3.1 miles from the center of Rarotonga. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.