Situated on the stunning southern coast of Rarotonga in the village of Vaimaanga. Palm Grove boasts 5 acres of landscaped beachfront and garden property, and fronts a long palm-fringed sandy beach, with absolute beachfront bungalows. Private, individual bungalows are scattered amongst the manicured tropical gardens. Palm Grove offers a truly relaxing, truly Cook Islands holiday experience. Popular with couples and honeymooners, Palm Grove’s beachfront bungalows provide private beachfront living. The laid-back, casual atmosphere of the resort compliments the tranquility of southern Rarotonga. Families of all ages as well as couples travelling together enjoy the 2 and 3 bedroom bungalows which have their own yards and BBQ facilities, providing privacy. Traditional Cook Islands hospitality makes Palm Grove the obvious choice for a relaxing South Pacific holiday. Experience the true paradise of the white sand beaches and clear blue lagoon, or enjoy our acres of lush, quiet garden. Sit back, relax, and find your own private piece of paradise!
Palm Grove is a full service resort with restaurant, bar, swimming pool and children’s pool, guest BBQ, guest self-service laundry, library, rental motor bikes, tour desk, Internet desk, wifi hotspot, free parking, and more.
- Use of snorkeling equipment
- Use of kayaks
- Biking/Hiking Trails
- Boat cruises & tours
- Eco tours
- Miniature Golf
- Helicopter/airplane tours
- Scooter/moped rentals on site
Beachfront studios– 1 king size (or 2 singles) Max 2 persons. Min 3 nights. NO CHILDREN UNDER 6 YEARS in this room category.
Garden Studios – 1 king size (and 1 single as required), space for a cot. Max 3 persons. Min 2 nights.
One bedroom Superior – 1 king size (or 2 singles) and 1 single as required. Max 3 persons. Min 3 nights.
Two bedroom – 2 king size (or 4 singles), and 1 single as required, space for a cot. Max 5 persons. Min 5 nights.
Three bedroom – 3 king size (or 6 singles), space for a cot. Max 6 persons. Min 5 nights. NO CHARGE FOR CHILDREN UNDER 6 YEARS IN GARDEN ROOMS
Beach Villa (3bed/2bath) – Upstairs master: 1x king (plus 1x single as required); Downstairs – bedroom one: 1x king (or 2 singles) plus 1 single as required; bedroom two: 1x king (or 2 singles). Max 8 persons plus cot. Min 5 nights. NO CHARGE FOR CHILDREN UNDER 6 YEARS IN BEACH VILLA
ROOM FACILITIES All bungalows have kitchen facilities, air conditioned bedrooms, flat-screen TV, ceiling fans, hairdryer, security safe, IDD telephone, CD/MP3 player, radio, full insect screens, and patio/balcony. Two and three bedroom bungalows and Beach Villa have their own yard and BBQ. Beachfront studios have iron and ironing board. Please refer to our Bungalows Amenities guide for a complete list of room amenities per category.
Check-in: 12 noon
Check-out: 10 am
Children of all ages are welcome. There are no room charges for children 5 years old and younger who occupy the same room as their parents or guardians, using existing bedding. Please see above room-types for child policies
Weddings & Honeymooners
Palm Grove offers several wedding packages which can be customized to suit any size and style of wedding. Whether it’s just the two of you or you’re bringing friends and family with you, Palm Grove works closely with multiple island vendors to supply all of your wedding essentials.
Island Sweetheart Wedding – $895 USD
Includes marriage license, marriage celebrant or minister, flowers for the wedding couple (traditional Eis, decorated archway, bridal bouquet, buttonhole), bottle of champagne and personal wedding coordinator.
Tropical Romance Wedding – $1,645 USD
Includes marriage license, marriage celebrant or minister, flowers for the wedding couple (traditional Eis, decorated archway, bridal bouquet, buttonhole), bottle of champagne, personal wedding coordinator, photography package (40 photos, negatives and album).
South Pacific Celebration Wedding – $2,750 USD
Includes marriage licence, marriage celebrant or minister, flowers for the wedding couple (traditional Eis, decorated archway, bridal bouquet, buttonhole), bottle of champagne, personal wedding co-ordinator, photography package (40 photos, negatives, and album), hair and makeup, videography and string band for the ceremony.
Let Palm Grove host your reception- The on-site restaurant, the Yellow Hibiscus, has a private room that can accommodate parties of up to 40 people. Arrangements can be made for special menus, room decorations and live entertainment.
Honeymooners receive a bottle of Sparkling wine upon arrival and One complimentary cooked breakfast for two
Package Inclusions & Pricing
Package Rates Include:
– Airfare from Los Angeles to Rarotonga including all taxes with Air New Zealand
– Meet & Greet upon arrival with a flower lei
- Return airport to resort transfers
– 5 nights accommodation in a Bungalow of your choice
– Tropical Breakfast Daily
2 & 3 Bedroom Bungalows – Please ask for rates and advise guest numbers and ages
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. 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 Studio||from $1,499|
|One Bedroom Superior||from $1,599|
|2 & 3 bedroom (Garden)||from $1,699|
|Beach Villa (3 Bedroom)||from $1,799|