Romantic, Restful, Radiant Rarotonga

Our spectacular island goes by many names but around here, we simply call it 'Raro'.

The perfect Pacific Island holiday destination, Rarotonga is the capital of the Cook Islands and international gateway to our south-seas paradise. Rarotonga is a modern, well-resourced, safe and culturally-vibrant destination which positions it as the perfect place to enjoy a peaceful, relaxing island vacation.

Pacific Resort Rarotonga 
Pacific Resort Hotel Group's award-winning four-star Cook Islands resort has lead the field in innovation, environmental practice, guest satisfaction and overall excellence. Find out about the many benefits of staying at Pacific Resort Rarotonga. 

Unique Holiday Destination
Rarotonga’s unique environment encompasses peaks rising above lush valley floors, crop-laden alluvial plains, fast-flowing streams, and coral-enhanced lagoons surrounded by a protective reef.

Rarotonga’s picture-perfect vistas have magnetised the hearts and minds of voyagers for well over a thousand years. Today, most visitors arrive in the Cook Islands aboard international air services. Overseas destinations including New Zealand, Tahiti, Los Angeles and Sydney operate direct air links into Rarotonga.

Clean, Safe and Friendly
Being the nation’s commercial centre, Rarotonga holds the seat of national government. An International airport, combined with modern telecommunications, full banking facilities, media interests, a shipping port and yachting marina together with a spread of retail shopping all cater for the local population and visitors’ needs and interests alike. Almost 15,000 permanent residents dwell on Rarotonga, with more than 100,000 visitors greeted on Cook Island shores each year. Rarotonga has an enviable reputation for being a clean, safe and friendly destination for all travellers.

Rarotonga has so much to offer the traveller and holidaymaker. Enduring drawcards include jungle tours, quad bike adventures, mountain treks, scenic flights over turquoise lagoons and lush landscapes of Rarotonga, water activities, and simply relaxing on one of many picturesque romantic beaches. 

The fabulous Muri Lagoon, where properties Pacific Resort Rarotonga and Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa are situated, offers a wealth of aqua activities including eco-tour cruises, laser-yacht sailing, snorkelling, kite surfing and swimming. Other island-wide adventures include guided hikes into the valleys, cross-island walks, nature trails of native flora and avian habitats, scuba diving expeditions, deep sea fishing tours, independent kayaking, wind surfing and kitesurfing lessons, and stand-up paddleboarding. There is also competitive sailing, yachting day trips and overnight special interest charters on occasion.

Popular evening pastimes include island night cultural shows, intimate dining experiences and lively bus tours to the local night spots. Private limousine tours, taxis, buses and mini coaches, are all available for hire on Rarotonga.

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