The Edgewater Resort & Spa is the best-known Cook Islands resort, offering affordable luxury on the sheltered west coast of Rarotonga. The Edgewater’s prime location puts Rarotonga’s natural splendor front and center; the magnificent sunsets, the surrounding lush green mountains and the view over the white sandy beach and deep blue lagoon.Yet it’s not just the backdrop that makes The Edgewater Resort & Spa the best accommodation Rarotonga has to offer. What sets this premier Rarotonga resort apart is what Edgewater brings to this stunning island location: great dining, first-class entertainment, a dedicated kids’ club, health spa and sparkling pool. As the largest Rarotongan resort, Edgewater has more space, more activities and more to offer than any other Cook Islands holiday.
- Sun Loungers
- Day Tours
The Edgewater Resort & Spa Rarotonga features 280 rooms set over six acres of pristine tropical grounds and overlooking one of the most beautiful ocean views on the island. Our Rarotongan resort offers a range of affordable Cook Islands accommodation, with a choice of garden or beachfront views and self-contained villas. All rooms are designed with the maximum comfort and privacy of guests in mind. Edgewater’s affordable luxury Cook Island accommodation gives you the space and freedom you need to escape the stresses of your busy life.
Tropical Breakfast included daily
Mal’s Bar is open from 10.00am to midnight and offers a fine collection of international wines, local and imported beers and spirits, as well as a range of juices and exotic tropical cocktails.
Set right on the water’s edge, next to Mal’s Bar, with a view of the swimming pool and the turquoise lagoon. You can relax in the refreshing ocean breeze, under an outdoor Are (hut) with a traditional styled thatched roof and enjoy the snack menu. Each night of the week boasts a unique themed menu and a buffet dinner with live entertainment from Rarotonga’s best bands and entertainers.
You won’t want to miss our twice-weekly Island Feast & Cultural Dance Shows, held on Tuesday and Saturday, featuring delectable local dishes and exhilarating live entertainment. Our mouth-watering buffet feast includes an exciting selection of Rarotongan dishes such as rukau, our local spinach made from the young leaves of the taro plant and steamed in coconut cream, ika mata, a traditional Cook Islands dish of marinated raw fish served with coconut cream, a selection of fish dishes, tender roast pork, and a range of delectable desserts to choose from.
The Edgewater’s Spaghetti House Pizzeria & Grill
Indulge in the rich tastes of Italy at the Spaghetti House, located at our Rarotonga resort’s entrance off the main road. Open 7 nights from 5.00pm to 9.30pm, the Spaghetti House Pizzeria and Grill has a relaxing, laidback atmosphere to complement its authentic Italian cuisine. Enjoy the rich, tantalizing selections of pizzas, pastas and other signature Italian dishes on offer, all within a leisurely stroll of the resort.
Plenty of options
Located only a five-minute walk from the Edgewater, you will also find yourself surrounded by many other fabulous restaurants, catering for all appetites. Each restaurant offers a diverse selection of delivious dishes to tantalize your taste buds.
All ages welcome all year
Parents, relax – your kids are having fun and staying safe at the new Edgewater Coconut Kids’ Club. No other hotel in Rarotonga offers such top-quality kids’ entertainment in such a great new venue. The Coconut Kids’ Club is staffed by a friendly and experienced team who run an activity programme designed specifically for children aged 4 to 12.
The dedicated kids’ club is completely free for all children saying at the Edgewater Resort & Spa. It operates out of a new, purpose-built, secure indoor-outdoor venue which features audio visual entertainment units, three spacious themed rooms and an outdoor recreation area fitted with play equipment.
- Interactive lessons on local culture and customs
- Rarotongan drumming lessons
- Cook Islands dancing
- Costume making
- Creating local souvenirs
- Crab hunting
- Post-card painting
- Painting a coconut
- Tie-dying fabric
- Also available, electronic games and indoor entertainment.
Coconut Kids’ Club Hours
The Coconut Kids’ Club operates three sessions a day, Monday to Saturday. Sunday is left free for families to be together. Hours are: 9.00am to 12.00 noon, 2.00pm to 5.00pm and 7.00pm to 9.00pm.
Weddings & Honeymooners
Island Intimacy Wedding Package – $1,300 USD
Like the Tipani flower, the Tipani Wedding Package represents simplicity, intimacy and love. Here you can exchange your vows under an arch of tropical flowers or under the cool shade of a palm tree. Share the serenity of our white sandy beach setting alone with your partner, or with friends and family.
The Tipani Wedding Package includes:
- Beachside wedding ceremony overlooking the resort lagoon
- Full services of your own personal Edgewater Resort wedding planner
- Marriage license and certificate
- Transfers to and from registry office to process marriage application
- Services of a celebrant or minister
- Tropical flower bouquet for the bride and tropical neck garland for the groom
- Chauffeur transfer on Wedding Buggy for Bride to ceremony
- Complimentary witnesses if required
- Stereo system to play your music of choice
- Copy of Wedding Vows
- Ceremonial planting of the Uto (young coconut palm)
- Complimentary bottle of bubbly and wedding gift from the Edgewater Resort
Jasmine Wedding Package – $2,975 USD
The Jasmine Wedding Package is performed as the sun sets directly behind the floral arch, as you exchange your vows. Then make your first toast with specially made cocktails and share your first dance to the melodic sounds of the island string-band.
The Jasmine Wedding Package includes everything on the Island Intimacy wedding plus:
- Tropical deluxe flower bouquet for the bride and tropical neck garland for the groom
- Village string band
- Photography package including 80 prints, album and CD of images
- Single-tier wedding cake
- Platter of canapés and sunset cocktail for the bride and groom
Receive a complimentary upgrade to the next room category available based on a minimum stay of 5 Paid Nights. PLUS receive a complimentary fruit basket and bottle of sparkling wine.
Package Inclusions & Pricing
The below rates are per person and include the following:
– Airfare from Los Angeles to Rarotonga including all taxes
– Return airport to resort transfers
– 5 nights accommodation in the Roomtype of your choice
– Daily Tropical Breakfast
- Use of tennis courts
- Use of resort snorkeling gear
- Complimentary kids club – aged 4-12
3 bedroom garden villas and 3 bedroom beachfront villas also available – please advise guest numbers and ages for best rates available
Direct flights from Los Angeles to Rarotonga depart just once a week on a Sunday night at 11pm, arriving on a Monday morning at 6am. Your return flight would be on a Saturday night around midnight arriving back in Los Angeles on a Sunday at around 12:30pm. Your choices are therefore 6 days and 5 nights or 13 days and 12 nights etc. The rates above are based on travel from 01 April 2016 – 31 March 2017. They are based on the lowest published airfare and the best low season resort special and is subject to availability.
Resort Stay Options and Pricing
|Garden Superior Room||$1,595|
|Lagoon View Room||$1,680|
|Beachfront Deluxe Suite||$1,791|
|VIP Deluxe Suite||$1,958|