Guest Book What our guests are saying about us.

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit and next year we plan to stay longer. We would like to thank you for the personal touches during our stay.

AngelinaWhangarei, New Zealand

The Cooks Oasis was an excellent place to stay , everything perfectly clean. Great hosts that are prepared to go the extra mile to help with arranging tours, transport etc. Has a daily notice board on island ctivities.

Bob and NyhraDunedin, New Zealand

Lovely staff, beautiful island, felt like home in paradise!! Kid friendly :)


It was spectacular – thanks so much for making everything so easy (advice, reservations, everything!).  Spectacular snorkelling – ideal for beginners and families!  So many fish!

HallieVancouver, Canada

The most wonderful hosts you could ever imagine (and more) and a great location. Perfect spot for our wedding.

Rachel and DaveWellington, New Zealand

Thanks for a great place to stay :) Very friendly, hospitable, and helpful hosts. Lovely well equiped villa for self-catering. Kids loved the pool!!

Helen and JamesWhakatane, New Zealand

Oasis was perfect! Highly recommend for families with young children. Paradise!!!

KeriHamilton, New Zealand

We really enjoyed our stay.  Friendly staff, good location, thanks for all the suggestions!  Hate to leave.

Eoin, New Zealand

Very friendly service, clean and tidy. Loved our cream donuts. A perfect holiday. Can’t wait to come back!

Janette and DavidHastings, New Zealand

Very friendly and helpful owners; great to have free use of kayaks and snorkel equipment and lovely beach nearby.

MattPalmerston North, New Zealand

Your property and amenities are fantastic. Your hospitality has been so enjoyable, as has our entire stay.

Tracey and JeremyCanada

Thank you for such friendly and great service. We appreciated all the help and advice with places to go with children and where to eat. Lovely spacious and light villa.

JoMelbourne, Australia

Great team, great villas! Thank you for your kindness, availability and for your patience to understand our very bad english! Thank you for everything we had a very good time for our honeymoon.

Edgar and CelineToulouse, France

Loved closeness to beach. Best snorkelling in town. Liked the daily notice board, useful. Loved the hospitality.

GerardWellington, New Zealand

Thankyou for being such warm friendly and helpful hosts and for going out of your way to ensure our stay was lovely.

Kate and AshleyACT, Australia

Very friendly and helpful hosts. Clean and modern units that are very comfortable. Good place to stay and great value.

SteveCoromandel, New Zealand

Knowledgeable hosts with honost feedback about local attractions. Excellent housekeeping, little extras – free DVD player, room safe, Sunday breakfast donuts, kayaks and snorkelling gear, umbrella by door hen raining.

Gina and BrettNgatea, New Zealand

Wonderful place to stay, wish we were able to stay longer. They treated us like family, nothing was a problem. Booked dinners etc. Can’t speak highly enough. Totally recommend. The units were lovely and he small attention to detail with presentation was amazing. Thanks so much. Loved it here!

PaulineNew Zealand

Great use of facilities – kayaks etc

GaetanNew Zealand

Thanks for the great accommodation and all of the useful tips and info for local activities.

Martin and CarolineWellington, New Zealand

10/10 personal service, excellent accommodation in beautiful surroundings – central to all services required during our stay. Will highly recommend The Cooks Oasis to friends and family.

LorraineKaikohe, New Zealand

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Cooks – so quiet, well appointed and staff were so lovely and very helpful.

LaurenAuckland, New Zealand

Thank you for your generous hospitality, we felt at home during our stay.

The Noorbergen FamilyNSW, Australia

Thank you – we had a fantastic time here.

SaskiaSydney, Australia

Many thanks for a great stay. No hesitation in recommending this resort to our friends!!

John and LeslieAustralia

I had a wonderful time staying here. You were all very helpful and friendly, great location and facilities.


Great place to stay and great hosts.

Rob and MarianneWellington, New Zealand

This is a little paradise. The tropical garden, the Villa, the sandy beach, sunset, kayaking, snorkelling and colourful fish. Most importantly the hosts, we will definitely come back.

Jim and CathrynNew Zealand

Very accommodating and friendly family run business. Small pool is a very nice touch. Nice quiet area.

Ron and MargOntario, Canada

This is a fantastic place in a great location, snorkeling is the best we saw on the island. Having the use of all the toys is a bonus. Surronded by great eateries. Spacious well presented units.

Joanna and ConnorTaranaki, New Zealand