Guest Book What our guests are saying about us.

One of the best holidays we have ever taken. Thank you so much for your lovely place and all your help.

Trevor, Judy, and SarahEngland

Awesome hosts – Kiel and Christine couldn’t do enough for us. Brilliant location, clean accommodation, perfect holiday for our family of 4.

KarinAuckland, New Zealand

Really appreciated the friendly helpful service and cleanliness. Loved the extra touches – breakfast on the first morning, Sunday morning treats and flowers every time the room was serviced. Many thanks!

Steve and AnneNew Zealand

Thank you so much, we had such a great stay!

Conroy and BreeVancouver, Canada

Love the library room – great idea, very clean room on check-in, lovely breakfast spread, very friendly staff, loved our stay here 🙂

Monica and RodneySydney, Australia

Thanks for being awesome hosts. Loved the plunge pool!!

Moana and LekeiAuckland New Zealand

Loved the personal service – every request was no trouble.

Steve and SueWhangarei, New Zealand

The Cooks Oasis was the perfect place for our first overseas family holiday! Roselle, Eric, Christine, and Kiel were so friendly and helpful! We will definately be back!!

Grigg familyNorthland, New Zealand

Great location and rooms. The Johnsons made every effort to make sure we had everything we needed. The beach is really handy and there are plenty of restaurants nearby or if you want to eat in – the kitchen is very well equiped.


Thank you for a great holiday, friendly and helpful in every way. Lovely clean villas, excellent service.

JulieNew Zealand

Beyond the fact that the accommodation and location were fantastic, you were such amazing hosts that you truely made the experience memorable.

Colleen, Gregg, and HannahOntario, Canada

Very friendly staff, new, clean facilities. Best equiped kitchenette!

Bob and DianaCalifornia, U.S.A

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

The Noorbergen FamilyNSW, Australia

Great use of facilities – kayaks etc

GaetanNew Zealand

Warm and personal welcome and service; high standard accommodation, clean and excellent condition; much equipment for personal use, a lot of little nice things which make the holidays perfect.

Lambert and MichaelaGermany

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

Martin and CarolineWellington, New Zealand

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

Great location in relation to the beach and shops. Excellent service provided by the hosts.

Wayne and AlexWairarapa, New Zealand

The Villa was perfect and had everything we needed. We loved how nothing was a problem. Hosts went out of their way to go the extra mile. Definitely the best side of the island. Highly recommend it.

Sandie and IanTe Puke, New Zealand

It felt like coming home. Christine and Kiel are so helpful. The breakfast was great, the location was excellent. Can’t say enough about how great it was to stay here – thank you, we will be back.

Barbara and ChrisSydney Australia

A really lovely room and property.  We’ve enjoyed our time here.  Having the space to sit out on our balcony has been a luxury & the proximity to local restaurants was a pleasant surprise.

Gwen & Karl, NZ

We had a wonderful time. Best in the Pacific.

Jonathan and JanCanada

Thank you for all the extra things you did to make our stay so nice. We had an amazing visit and wonderful vacation.

Karen and TomUSA

Your courtesy and helpfullness were so valued. We would come back in a blink. Just lovely and relaxing.

Jan and BobBritish Columbia

The villas were to a high standard, staff relaxed, helpful and friendly. Thank you. We just wished we had stayed here for the whole of our trip to Rarotonga.

Teresa and MaureenIreland and Scotland

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

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

Everything was perfect and we had a great time. Care was taken for everything even before we could think of it. Thank you!

BerndHolzkirchen, Germany

Extremely helpful and friendly hosts. Very welcoming and thoughtful. Perfect place to relax.

Carol and SteveAuckland, New Zealand

Your hospitality and friendliness, the overall amenities, and the extra little treats were appreciated. Wish we had longer…

Julian and Shelley-AnneGisbourne, New Zealand