The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa

Overview

Experience an iconic South Pacific resort. Slip off your watch, your shoes, your cares and immerse yourself in paradise at the renowned Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa. Hand feed the reef fish or snorkel straight off the white sand beach in the crystal clear Aro’a Lagoon Marine Reserve (night snorkelling’s a special treat!). For couples in love, there’s a Personal Wedding Planner to create your dream island wedding, right beside Aro’a Lagoon, the Lagoon of Love. At The Rarotongan you will experience all that’s authentic about Rarotonga in your resort.

Activities

Free
- Hiking & exploring
- Snorkeling with the use of snorkeling gear
- Cultural Tours
- Kids Club
- Teen Zone
- Banana Beach Playland
- Use of the tennis cours with balls and racquets
- Use of the resort kayaks
Paid
- Raro Safari Tours
- Koka Lagoon Cruises
- Quad & Buggy Tours
- Cross Island Hike
- Nite Life Tour
- Captain Tama’s Lagoon Cruise
- Golf
- Diving
- Fishing
- Scenic Flights
- Babysitting

Why The Rarotongan is unique:
- Rarotonga’s best beach resort, on Rarotonga’s best white sandy beach; a truly full-service 4-star resort with everything right here for a fabulous tropical escape!
- The Rarotongan sits right on the edge of the renowned Aro’a Lagoon Marine Reserve, which is famous for Rarotonga’s best snorkelling – at all tides! This is some of the best off-beach snorkelling anywhere on Planet Earth (and there’s no sharks, snakes or jelly fish to contend with either!). The lagoon is sheltered from the open ocean by a natural coral reef.
- The Rarotongan is set on the island’s sunshine southwest coast – known for all-day sun right through to the sizzling tropical sunsets!
- The Rarotongan offers the Cook Islands’ most extensive array of quality complimentary activities – FREE!
- NEW! – Latitude 21-30 nightclub! Great for wedding groups, and Rarotonga’s only resort-based nightclub.
- NEW! – the Cook Islands’ only crèche, Banana Beach Playland + Little Dolphins kids mini-waterpark (for ages 0-3 years; charge applies)
- KIDS STAY & PLAY FREE! (aged 4-11 years)
- FREE MOKO’S KIDS CLUB for ages 4-11 years inclusive, open year-round Mon-Sat, 9am-12noon, 2-5pm + 7-9pm.
- TEENS STAY & PLAY FREE! (aged 12-16 years)
- Voted a Top 10 family-friendly resort worldwide by readers of HOLIDAYS WITH KIDS magazine
- NEW!! Raro Fun Park

Accommodations

54 Garden Rooms, 18 Deluxe Beachside Suites, 24 Beachfront Rooms, 6 Deluxe Beachfront Suites, 4 Grand Beachfront Suites, 1 Honeymoon Bungalow and 2 two bedroom Beach-side Suites
All 108 guestrooms feature:
• A Private Verandah with outdoor furniture
• Shower
• Hairdryer
• Individual remote-controlled air-conditioning
• Refrigerator
• Mini-bar service on request
• Super King Size Bed
• Ceiling/Wall Fan
• Coffee/Tea making facilities
• Satellite TV and DVD player
• IDD Phone
• Iron and Ironing board
• Radio alarm clock
• In-Room Safe
• Daily Housemaid Service
• Filtered & UV purified drinking water on tap
• Insect screens
• Room Service (available 7am – 9pm)
Check-in: 2pm
Check-out: 10am

Dining

The Rarotongan Beach Resort offers a diverse variety of dining options. From casual to formal, there is an option for everyone. The Blue Lagoon offers fine dining in an adult only atmosphere. Captain Andy’s Bar & Grill is a more casual, family friendly atmosphere. Additional restaurants include: Te Vaka Restaurant, Tree Tops Verandah Room, The Reef Fish Cafe, and The Hibiscus Hut. The Resort also offers Themed events.
Meal Plans
Hot breakfast supplement $16 USD
Half Board – Hot breakfast and 3-course a la carte dinner $95 USD
Full Board – Hot breakfast, a 2-course lunch and a 3-course a la carte dinner $109 USD

Child Policy

Kids of all ages are welcome! Enjoy the simple pleasures with your family at The Rarotongan, where you can feed the fish right at the water’s edge, or snorkel straight off the resort’s secluded beach in the sparkling blue marine reserve to play with the colourful reef fish. The world-class beach and lagoon are no more than 10 seconds from your doorstep! Your children Play Free in the Cook Islands’ only kids club, the Moko’s Kids Club, and parents love it too because children also Stay Free here at The Rarotongan! Yes, two children aged up to 11 years Stay Free when sharing a room with up to two adults. And up to 4 children can Stay Free in our fully self-contained Two Bedroom Beachside Suite and Grand Beachfront Suite categories. And for even more family fun, Moko’s Kids Club kids also receive a great Free Fun Welcome Pack upon arrival at The Rarotongan for your kids in paradise holiday!

Weddings & Honeymooners

Aruru ‘Haven of Love’ Wedding Package $1,850 USD
This is a beautiful ceremony set right beside the Lagoon of Love, with the champagne sands of Aroa Beach (Lovers Beach) between your toes and the golden glow of the setting sun on your face. Includes:
- Ceremony at the Resort Location of your choice
- Return Transfers to the Marriage Registry Office & Marriage License
- Celebrant, Minister or Priest & Witnesses (if required)
- Round Bouquet for the Bride (seasonal tropical blooms) & Loose Flowers for the Bride’s Hair (seasonal tropical blooms)
- Buttonhole for the Groom
- Ceremonial Planting of the Uto (baby coconut palm)
- Island Gift from The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa
- Scroll of your Personal Wedding Vows
- Room Turndown Service on your Wedding Night with Fresh Tropical Flowers
- His & Hers Island Pareus (sarongs)
- Your Personal Page on the Resort Website of your Wedding Day (optional)
- Services of your Personal Wedding Planner at the Resort

Other Wedding Packages:
Imene ‘Heartsong of the Sea’ Wedding Package – $2750 USD – please ask for rates
Vare’au Royal Wedding Package – $3,650 USD please ask for rates

Honeymoon Special
Stay 5 Nights in any Accommodation Category and receive
• A complimentary bottle of Chilled New Zealand Champagne
• Complimentary His & Hers Island Pareus

Package Inclusions & Pricing

Inclusions:
– Round-trip Economy Air from Los Angeles including all taxes with Air New Zealand
– Meet and Greet upon arrival in the Cook Islands
– Round-trip transfers from airport to hotel
– 5 Nights accommodation in your choice of accommodation
– Tropical Breakfast Daily
- Invitation to the Managers Sunset Cocktail Party
- Complimentary use of snorkeling equipment, stand-up paddleboards, kayaks, tennis gear and the gym

***Two Bedroom Beachside Suites also available – advise number og guests and ages for rates***

Notes:
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. Low season is 01 Nov- 19 Dec 2014 and 11 Jan – 31 Mar 15.

Resort Stay Options and Pricing

Garden Room$1,691
Beachfront Room$1,800
Deluxe Beachside Suite$1,800
Deluxe Beachfront Suite$2,018
Grand Beachfront Suite$2,509
Honeymoon Bungalow$2,509