Heron's Reef View Studio, Matavera

Max Guests

About this Holiday House

Boasting fabulous sea views, the Heron's Reef View Studio features an ocean facing bedroom/living area with queen-sized bed and small sofa, adjoining kitchenette area, and semi-private garden and outdoor dining deck area.Tidy, well-appointed, roomy, extremely comfortable. Serviced weekly. daily servicing available on request. The studio is fully insect screened and has a queen-sized bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers, TV,& CD player, in the slightly separate kitchen area, bar-fridge, toaster, electric frypan, kettle, and microwave allow you to do basic self- catering, A small dining table inside and extra dining and living area on a trellised covered deck overlooking the garden towards the sea. A washing machine is in the unit with airdrying rack on the deck. Air-conditioning is available with a surcharge due to the high costs of electricity here in the Cook Islands, and guests are kindly requested to turn off air-conditioner whenever they leave the apartment. Please note that there are no on-site managers and there is no on-site reception, therefore, please let the property know your expected time of arrival at least 24 hours prior to arrival to arrange key collection, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation. Check-in is available from 2pm on the day of booking, and checkout is at 10:30am. We advise that you double check your itinerary taking note most people arrive across the Dateline from NZ. Transfers can be arranged by us with a company on request that provides this at $20 per person, payable directly to the driver. The unit (one of four apartments in the building) is oceanfront, on a secluded, rocky beach, with shallow lagoon not suitable for swimming. Good for shelling, walks, and surf casting on the reef. Reef easy walk at low tide. There are a few sandy beach areas for sunbathing. No noisy parties. Music to be turned down after 10 p.m. Sorry no children under 10 years. Breakages & Losses will be deducted from deposit at replacement cost.

Details and amenities

Kids: please enquire
No pets
Linen provided
Smoking outside only
Accessibility: please enquire
Heating & cooling
Air Conditioning
Accessible Bathroom
Extra Bedding
Washing Machine
Off Street Parking
Tea, coffee, sugar etc
CD player
Cellphone coverage
Cleaning equipment
Cleaning supplies
Clothes line
Ensuite Bathroom
Internet available
Outdoor furniture
Outdoor Shower

Bed layout

1 King(s)

Special Amenities

Just beyond the private deck area is a gazebo with picnic tables and BBQ facilities, and a rock pathway to the coral beach (not suitable for swimming, great for shell collecting, wading with reef shoes on, and fishing). Best swimming beach is 5 minutes drive away at Muri. Inland walks to rainforests and valleys. Large tropical garden.

Special Attractions and Activities Nearby

Only a 3-minute drive, or longer pleasant walk, to the nearest village supermarket, 10 minutes by bus to town, 5 minutes the other way to beautiful Muri Beach with watersports, large sandy beach, a good variety of cafes and restaurants. Bus stops right outside the door.


Average Rating: 0
3 total reviews

Carl Rundgren
We stayed there last year and absolutely loved it. We loved the privacy and never saw another person on the beach.Ideally located between Muri and town,it is a great base for exploring Rarotonga. We will definitely be back again this year.
Peter Ruck
Stayed in the bougainvillea suite prior to renovations, extremely comfortable, quiet and relaxing. Fishing off the reef was extremely convenient and successful. Wonderful value.
Yvonne Bell
We Stayed in the Ferns, what amazing accommodation, and a welcome bowl of amazing fruit (Thanks Sue) Modern, clean, comfortable and spacious *****, and all windows/doors have insect screens, what a bonus Right by the beach, lovely mountain views, very close to Muri and the main town. Will be back!!!!!



Date rangeRatesMinimum stay
All year$189 / Night for 2 guests4 Nights
All year$169 / Night for 2 guests7 Nights
All year
$189 / Night for 2 guests
Min. stay: 4 Nights
All year
$169 / Night for 2 guests
Min. stay: 7 Nights
Vodafone Wifi hotspots on site, purchase pay as you go vouchers online or from several village shops or online. Internet access is very expensive in the Cook Islands (5-25cents per megabyte) so we are unable to provide free wifi.

Discounts for longer stays, please enquire.
No children under 7 years
Linens and towels supplied weekly.
Complimentary Tea & Coffee, Milk, Juice & Water on arrival

Extras items including eggs, bread, breakfast & pantry items can be arranged
Perfect location between Muri Beach and town
Excellent Seafront value




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