Pacific Resort Hotel Group History - Property History


Construction started on Pacific Resort Rarotonga - comprising 34 units, a swimming pool, the Barefoot Bar and a small office. The basic configuration of the original resort presented as two, two-storey hotel style blocks both of which incorporated eight units (four up, four down) plus 18 duplex units located near the beachfront and surrounding the Barefoot Bar.

1988 - 1990:

3 x two-storey villas developed at Pacific Resort Rarotonga


Redevelopment of the swimming pool and the addition of the 12 swimming pool (Garden) units at Pacific Resort Rarotonga


Addition of Barefoot Courtyard and Sandals Restaurant at Pacific Resort Rarotonga.


Four garden villas added at Pacific Resort Rarotonga


New lobby and reception area at Pacific Resort Rarotonga
2001: Beachfront Suite blocks opened at Pacific Resort Rarotonga


Pacific Resort Aitutaki opened


A single-level administration block developed at the street frontage and production kitchen facility added at Pacific Resort Rarotonga

2008: Te Manava Luxury Villas and Spa opened


6 brand new villas added at Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa (Villa 6 plus 5 x Villa Suites) 
Guest Services office and spa opens at Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa


New room category developed for luxury family market at Pacific Resort Aitutaki called the "Premium 2 bedroom Beachfront Bungalow"

2013: Commercial Laundry opens at Pacific Resort Rarotonga

$500, 000 resort upgrade to Pacific Resort Aitutaki including addition of Premium Beachfront Bungalow Plus room category and full restaurant linen and tableware upgrade. 


Pacific Resort Aitutaki features in Air New Zealand’s latest Safety Video
2 new Ultimate Pool Villas (2 Bedroom) added at Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa