Overview of Tamanu Beach

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On the beach, white sand, sun-loungers, beach towels
On the beach, white sand, sun-loungers, beach towels
On the beach, white sand, sun-loungers, beach towels
2 outdoor pools, pool loungers

Guest reviews

4.3/5 Excellent
85 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free parking
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa



Popular LocationMaungapu3 min drive
AirportAitutaki (AIT)5 min drive
Popular LocationArutanga Harbour5 min drive
Popular LocationAitutaki Golf Club6 min drive

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  • Bungalow, 1 Bedroom, Lagoon View (+ A La Carte Breakfast & WiFi)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 85 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
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  • One Bedroom Beachfront Bungalow (+ A La Carte Breakfast & WiFi)

    Room amenities

    • 85 sq m
    • Beach view
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Premier Villa, 1 Bedroom, Beach View, Beachfront (+ A La Carte Breakfast & WiFi)

    Room amenities

    • 100 sq m
    • Beach view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Studio Beachfront Bungalow (+ A La Carte Breakfast & WiFi)

    Room amenities

    • 65 sq m
    • Beach view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Studio Garden Bungalow (+ A La Carte Breakfast & WiFi)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 65 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Studio Lagoon View Bungalow (+ A La Carte Breakfast and WiFi)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 65 sq m
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
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About this area


Located in Aitutaki, Tamanu Beach is on the beach. Ootu Beach and Arutanga Harbour are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Maungapu and Maina Island. Discover the area's water adventures with scuba diving and boat tours nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Maungapu - 3 min drive
  • Arutanga Harbour - 5 min drive
  • Aitutaki Golf Club - 6 min drive
  • Ootu Beach - 8 min drive
  • Vaipae Church - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Aitutaki (AIT) - 5 min drive


  • Tamanu — 1 min walk

About this property

Tamanu Beach

Adults-only beach resort
Spend the day catching some rays at the beach, relaxing by one of Tamanu Beach's 2 outdoor swimming pools or pampering yourself at the full-service spa. All 23 individually decorated rooms feature WiFi and room service. Guests can appreciate conveniences such as dining areas and sitting areas, and other amenities include furnished patios and Smart TVs.
Tamanu Beach offers 23 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to furnished patios. This individually decorated accommodation has separate dining areas. Smart televisions are featured in guestrooms.
Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and hairdryers. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and a ceiling fan. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: WiFi (NZD 10 per hour)
Available in some public areas: WiFi (NZD 10 per hour)

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
Free 24-hour return airport shuttle
Airport shuttle at scheduled times

Food and drink

Free cooked-to-order breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–10:30 AM
1 restaurant
2 bars/lounges and 1 beach bar
Room service available

Things to do

2 outdoor pools
Free bike hire
Full-service spa
Scooter/moped hire
Yoga classes

Family friendly

2 outdoor pools
Laundry facilities
Separate dining area


Front-desk safe
Gift shop/newsstand
No lifts
Water dispenser

Guest services

Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Front desk (limited hours)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Tour/ticket assistance
Wedding services

Languages spoken


Business services

1 meeting room
Business centre
Conference space (904 square feet)


Beach loungers
Beachfront location
Picnic area
Pool sunloungers


Body scrubs
Body treatments
Manicures and pedicures
Massage - deep-tissue
Massage - on the beach
Massage - sports
Spa open selected days


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


Beach towels
Smoke-free property

Room amenities


Air conditioning
Ceiling fan


Shower/bathtub combination


32-inch smart TV

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Dining room

Outdoor space

Furnished patio


Individually decorated
Iron/ironing board
Separate sitting area



Check-in between 2 PM and 8 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
24-hour airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to get details


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children younger than 12 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 12 and older are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 100.0 per day.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types


Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 10 per hour (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 10 per hour (rates may vary)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 100.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

Children 11 years old and younger are not permitted at this adults-only property
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Tamanu Beach Hotel Aitutaki
Tamanu Beach Hotel
Tamanu Beach Aitutaki
Tamanu Beach
Tamanu Beach Resort Aitutaki
Tamanu Beach Resort

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Tamanu Beach and receive a full refund?
Yes, Tamanu Beach offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Tamanu Beach cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this resort have a pool?
Yes, this property has 2 outdoor pools.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this resort?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this resort?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 8 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Does Tamanu Beach provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's a free airport shuttle.
Where is this resort located?
Nestled on the beach, this Aitutaki resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Maungapu, Arutanga Harbour and Aitutaki Golf Club. Ootu Beach and Maina Island are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2020


  • Disliked: Property conditions & facilities

Standard conditions. I was not yo trilled about it

My stay at Tamanu was ok. I was not too impressed by resort.

Stayed 4 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Our villa was well appointed and having absolute beach front was a bonus. The restaurant prices were a bit expensive but very well presented.

Stayed 8 nights in Nov 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Likes: beach views, privacy Dislikes: no screens on windows (i.e., openijg windows lets both breeze and insects in)

Stayed 6 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019