Tamanu Beach, Aitutaki

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Tamanu Beach, Aitutaki

Tamanu Beach is a superior boutique resort located in Amuri Village which is on the western coast of the island. The Resort is privately nestled amongst tropical gardens and gently swaying palm trees, with a mountain view backdrop and stunning views of the lagoon and beyond.
The Resort is proudly family owned and operated and offers guests a truly wonderful experience combining a blend of culture, tradition, superb beachfront location and friendly local Cook Islands hospitality.
Located only 5 minutes from the Airport and 10 minutes to Arutanga township, the resort has all the facilities one expects of a superior resort. From the beautifully appointed Villa/Bungalow accommodation to the private beach to the Tamanu Restaurant onsite, this Resort is sure to impress.
The Resort consists of 23 stylish bungalows and villas, each boasting Polynesian inspired décor and modern amenities. There are five Room types to choose from, they all range from the comfortable Garden Bungalows to the private One Bedroom Bungalows and Tamanu Beachfront Villa.
All rooms feature high ceilings for good airflow, ceiling fans and air-conditioning, premium bedding along with the necessities including tea & coffee making facilities, private bathrooms and an open deck with outdoor furniture to relax on and enjoy the view.
The One Bedroom Bungalows are stand alone spacious rooms that enjoy beautiful views of the lagoon and sunsets from their decks. They are set on the main entrance side of the property called Manea, and are the best option for adult families.
The Garden, Lagoonview and Beachfront Bungalows as well as the Tamanu Beachfront Villa are also stand alone and are set on the adjacent property called Purotu, offering lovely garden and beachfront views. The bungalows feature a studio layout and are the perfect option for couples.
Relax by the pool and enjoy a cocktail or take time to explore the lagoon through a bit of snorkelling, kayaking or swimming. The beach here is one of the best on the island. Visit the resorts’ Giant Clam called “Clamentine” which is about 20 years old and rest in the lagoon just in front of the Purotu wing.
Top Features
Restaurant & Bar
Tamanu Beach Restaurant was opened in 2008 and has been operating since. It is situated on the beachfront, only a few metres from the lagoon. The Restaurant was built using local Tamanu (Mahogany) timber, that resembles a traditional ‘Are’ style building and can seat up to a maximum of 80 people. It is open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch or dinner and showcases a popular Island Night Dinner and Show every Thursdays.
Great Facilities
The Resort has a variety of facilities available for guests enjoyment including a beachfront restaurant and bar, 2 freshwater swimming pools, a gift shop and a day spa with a tranquillity garden. The Day Spa offers a great place for guests to take a shower after a long flight, or a place to unwind and treat yourself to a relaxing
Tamanu Beach
Garden bungalows
Dinner at Tamanu Restaurant
Island night fire dance show

Child Policy

  • Children are welcome


  • Welcome Drink on Arrival
  • Flower Ei’s on Arrival & Departure
  • Return Airport Transfers
  • Daily A-la-carte American Breakfast
  • 1GB Wi-Fi Per Room Per Stay

Room Configuration & Layout

Room Categories

Total Rooms

Bedding Configuration

Max Pax

Garden Bungalow


1x Super King + 1x Single Bed


Lagoonview Bungalow


1x Super King + 1x Single Bed


Beachfront Bungalow


1x Super King Bed


One Bedroom Lagoon View Bungalow


1x Super King Bed + 2x Single Beds


One Bedroom Beachfront Bungalow


1x Super King Bed + 2x Single Beds


Tamanu Beachfront Villa


1x Super King Bed


Room & Restaurant Images

Garden Bungalow

One Bedroom Bungalow

Tamanu Restaurant & Bar

Property Layout

Room Key

  • Garden Bungalow Rooms 103 – 109
  • Beachfront Bungalow Room 112
  • Lagoonview Bungalow Rooms 101-102 & 110-111
  • 1 Bedroom Lagoonview Rooms 204-210
  • 1 Bedroom Beachfront Rooms 201-203
  • Tamanu Beachfront Villa Room 100

Room Facilities

Air Conditioning

Bath in Room

Ceiling Fan

Fire Extinguishers

Full Ocean View

Hair Dryer

Internet Connection


Luggage Storage


Radio/Alarm Clock

Outdoor Shower


Room Service

Safe in Room

Shower in Room

Stove Top

Tea/Coffee Facilities

Telephone in Room

Toilet in Room

TV in Room

Property Facilities

Baby Sitting Facilities

BBQ Facilities

Beach on Site


Beauty/Health Services

Full Ocean View

Garden View

Gift Shop

Internet Connection


Laundry Service/Facility


Safety Deposit Box


Snorkelling Gear


Swim all Tides

Swim Some Tides

Swimming Pool

Tour Desk

Vehicle Rental

Can be Arranged

Waiting Lounge

Wedding Co-ordinator

Property Location

Proximity To

Drive/Walk Time


5 Minutes Drive

Arutanga Township

10 Minutes Drive


Tamanu Restaurant & Bar


Pacific Resort

2 Minutes Drive or 15 Minutes Walk

Koru Café

10 Minutes Drive

Grocery Stores

5 Minutes Drive

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Additional Travelers

Above 12
Ages 2-12
Under 2
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