Ivor & Dorothy Nicholas    Ph +682 21400     Mob 52355     ivorndot@oyster.net.ck


Dorothy's Muri Beach Bungalows ~ the secret gem of Muri Beach

Four deluxe self-contained bungalows situated on the eastern side of Rarotonga, located between Sandals Restaurant at the Pacific Resort and the very popular Sails Restaurant.
Dorothy's is a newly operating business located on Rarotonga's exquisite Muri Beach.

Dorothy's has three single-bedroom bungalows and one two-bedroom bungalow.

Ideal for romantic couples and mature travellers.
Each bungalow is fully self-contained and has a separate bedroom with optional air-conditioning. The well equipped kitchen includes a gas cooker and/or electric cook top, mini-oven, microwave, fridge, toaster and electric jug.
Come and visit our little oasis. Unwind, relax and take a stroll on the beach and enjoy the panoramic views of our four small islets (motu).



1-bedroom unit at night

Patio with outdoor furniture
Each of our 3 single-bedroom and 1 two-bedroom bungalow features:
  • On site self service laundry (automatic washing machine and dryer)
  • Gas cooker and conventional oven
  • Electric cook top
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Air conditioned bedroom (optional)
  • Manual safe
  • Lounge equipped with a ceiling fan
  • TV, DVD player - rental DVDs available
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Hair dryer
  • Outdoor furniture and decking
  • Fully insect screened
  • BBQ (small charge applicable)


One-bedroom units

1-bedroom unit bedroom

1-bedroom unit lounge

1-bedroom unit bathroom

1-bedroom unit kitchen

Two-bedroom unit

2-bedroom unit kitchen

2-bedroom unit lounge

2-bedroom unit bedroom

2-bedroom unit bathroom

Dorothy's Muri Beach Bungalows floor plan.
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  • Open access to excellent swimming beach a stone's throw away
  • Very close to three restaurants and bars - a stroll along the beach
  • Internet cafe 5 minutes drive
  • Dairy and takeaway just up the road
  • Two ATMs available - Westpac and ANZ
  • Captain Tama's Lagoon Cruise a stroll along the beach
  • Buses - a short walk to the main road - hail the bus down
  • Taxi - personal service 24/7 hours
  • Hireage of snorkel gear, kayaks, windsurfs and kitesurfs available at either Captain Tama's or Pacific Resort
  • Rental car and scooter outlet nearby
  • Hair salon situated across the road
  • Church on Sundays at Ngatangiia Church 10am - morning tea with the locals afterwards. A 15 minute walk or 5 minute bike ride. An experience not to be missed.
  • Check in 12 noon, check out 10am
  • We accept major credit cards - American Express, Visa and Mastercard. (For safety reasons if you send card details by email please send numbers in two batches including expiry date.)

For reservations or questions click here


Outdoor furniture on the patio

Motu at Muri

Sunrise on Muri beach

Sunset at Muri - Rarotonga's most romantic beach



Down to the beach and turn right for Sails Restaurant and the Rarotonga Sailing Club. Sails is open 7 days from 11am for lunch and dinner. Nautica is located at Sails and hires catamaran, Laser, Sunburst, Optimist, kayak [single & double] and windsurfers. Sailing club racing - Saturday from 1.30pm.

Down to the beach, turn left and you're outside the Pacific Resort, home of Sandals Restaurant & The Barefoot Bar. Breakfast is served from 7:30 to 10:30am in Sandals Restaurant. All day menu from 10.30am - 10pm. Happy Hour in The Barefoot bar is every evening between 5pm - 6pm.

Lagoon cruises operate from Captain Tama's on Muri Beach and also from the Pacific Resort . Trips include snorkeling, fish feeding and an island style lunch on the Koromiri island/motu. Cruises take place in a glass bottom boat.

Muri lagoon is great for kayaking or canoeing. Paddling around the coral reef it is possible to see all kinds of fish and sea life. The lagoon is also wonderful for snorkelling.

Sailing and windsurfing lessons are available from Nautica and Captain Tama's. Muri beach is the best spot on the island for water sports.

A dairy/takeaway and vehicle hire can be found just around the coconut trees at the main road. Round-island buses stop here.

For reservations or questions click here



Your hosts: Ivor and Dorothy Nicholas
Ph +682 21400     Mob 52355    Email ivorndot@oyster.net.ck