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Riduculously Beautiful 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 island capital of the Cook Islands and international gateway to our south-seas paradise. Rarotonga is a modern, well-resourced, safe and culturally interesting destination 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 postcard vistas have magnetised the hearts and imagination 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 onto the Cook Islands 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 holiday maker. Enduring draw-cards include jungle tours, quad bike adventures, mountain treks, scenic flights over turquoise lagoons and lush interior of Rarotonga, water activities, or simply relaxing on once of many picturesque romantic beaches.
Fabulous Muri lagoon, where properties Pacific Resort Rarotonga and Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa accommodation 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 and across-island walks, nature trails of native flora and avian habitats, scuba diving expeditions, deep sea fishing tours; independent kayaking, wind surfing and surf kiting lessons, stand up paddleboarding. There is also competitive sailing, yachting daytrips and overnight special interest charters on occasion.
Popular evening pastimes include island night cultural shows, intimate dining experiences, and night-life 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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