Pacific Resort Hotel Group About Us

About Us

Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) is the Cook Islands leading independent collection of luxury and boutique beachfront resorts on Rarotonga and Aitutaki.

Based in the Cook Islands, PRHG successfully owns and operates four award-winning resorts under the Pacific Resort brand and has partnered with fifth & sixth property groups under its Partner Hotel Program.

World class properties in a world class destination.

Each of the properties developed and operated by PRHG displays key features that clearly identify it as a PRHG property – an outstanding natural location, contemporary Pacific architecture and landscaping, and a high standard of service and facilities. All properties operated by the Group are multi award-winning resorts and of world class standards.

  • PACIFIC RESORT IS BORN

    PACIFIC RESORT IS BORN

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

  • VILLAS ARE ADDED TO PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA

    VILLAS ARE ADDED TO PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA

    Pacific Resort Rarotonga continued the expansion process with the development of three two-story villas to accommodate for both travelling families and couples. The villas are open plan and decorated in contemporary style, enriched with traditional Cook Islands elegance.

  • ADDITION OF GARDEN SUITES

    ADDITION OF GARDEN SUITES

    As the resort continued to grow, the addition of Garden Suites are added to give guest the ultimate escape. Surrounded with flourishing, tropical gardens and only short walks from resort facilities, these suites create a feeling of seclusion and will give guests a sense of true island escape.

  • SWIMMING POOL UPDATE

    SWIMMING POOL UPDATE

    Nestled in amongst the luscious gardens, the fresh water swimming pool underwent updates to ensure guests are provided with the best facilities on offer. These updates included tiling, ground work and the addition of outdoor furniture to give guest the ultimate luxury holiday.

  • DEVELOPMENT OF SANDALS RESTAURANT & BAREFOOT BAR

    DEVELOPMENT OF SANDALS RESTAURANT & BAREFOOT BAR

    Pacific Resort Rarotonga began developments for their onsite Sandals Restaurant and Barefoot Bar. Sandals Restaurant sits at the heart of the resort, providing a wide selection of local and international food. Barefoot Bar is situated on the beachfront, offering both an indoor and outdoor seating making it the perfect spot to unwind with loved ones.

  • ADDITION OF GARDEN SUITE VILLAS

    ADDITION OF GARDEN SUITE VILLAS

    Another four Garden Suite Villas are added to the Pacific Resort Rarotonga property, totaling it to seven villas. The villas lie in the midst of the resort, surrounded by the tropical gardens which offer a unique feeling of privacy and serenity.

  • LOBBY RENOVATION AT PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA

    LOBBY RENOVATION AT PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA

    The development of the new lobby and reception area has created a refreshing and inviting atmosphere to the resort. With reception being the heart of the resort, the new renovations created an engaging environment, finished off with elegant Cook Island influences.

  • PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI OPENS

    PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI OPENS

    Surrounded by the stunning, turquoise waters of the Aitutaki Lagoon, Pacific Resort Hotel Group officially opens their luxurious, Pacific Resort Aitutaki. Taking influence from tradition Cook Island designs, the resort provides all rooms with uninterrupted views of the famous lagoon and very own private sun decks.

  • BEACHFRONT SUITE BLOCKS ARE DEVELOPED AT PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA

    BEACHFRONT SUITE BLOCKS ARE DEVELOPED AT PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA

    The construction of the Beachfront Suites offer spacious ground and first level accommodation overlooking the beautiful Muri lagoon. Strategically designed, all rooms are finished off with sliding glass doors that allow sunlight and the ocean breeze to fill the room, creating the perfect feeling of relaxation and escape.

  • ADMINISTRATION BLOCK BUILT

    ADMINISTRATION BLOCK BUILT

    A single level administration block is built at the street frontage and operates as the offices to Chief Executive Officer, Greg Stanaway, the accounts team and also utilised as boardrooms for Pacific Resort Hotel Group staff.

  • TE MANAVA LUXURY VILLAS & SPA OPENS

    TE MANAVA LUXURY VILLAS & SPA OPENS

    Pacific Resort Hotel Group opens its third property on the main island of Rarotonga, Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa. The property opened with 5 luxurious villas situated on the white sands of Muri lagoon and is the ultimate place for those who value independence and privacy whilst relaxing in the luxury surrounds.

  • PRODUCTION KITCHEN FACILITY IS ADDED TO PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA

    PRODUCTION KITCHEN FACILITY IS ADDED TO PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA

    The exciting addition of the production kitchen has allowed Pacific Resort Rarotonga’s hospitality department a space to collaborate, prepare and develop on their vase menu. The space increases productivity and efficiency, as well as the opportunity to provide guest with the spectacular dining experience.

  • PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI AWARDED TWICE IN 2010 TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLERS CHOICE AWARDS

    PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI AWARDED TWICE IN 2010 TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLERS CHOICE AWARDS

    Pacific Resort Aitutaki has placed earned a place in two outstanding South Pacific categories at the TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Awards; Top 10 hotels for Romance & Top 10 Luxury Resorts.

  • PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA RECEIVES EARTHCHECKS BRONZE BENCHMARK

    PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA RECEIVES EARTHCHECKS BRONZE BENCHMARK
  • GUEST SERVICES OFFICE AND SPA OPENS AT TE MANAVA LUXURY VILLAS & SPA

    GUEST SERVICES OFFICE AND SPA OPENS AT TE MANAVA LUXURY VILLAS & SPA

    As well as the opening of the guest service office, Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa officially opened their onsite spa. Designed as though you’re sitting in a tranquil water garden, the spa offers a variety of beauty treatments including deep tissue massages, facials, nail art, manicures and pedicures.

  • PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA RECEIVES HIGH DISTINCTION ACCOLADE FOR “ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM OF THE YEAR” (2010)

    PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA RECEIVES HIGH DISTINCTION ACCOLADE FOR “ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM OF THE YEAR” (2010)
  • 6 BRAND NEW VILLAS ADDED AT TE MANAVA LUXURY VILLAS & SPA

    6 BRAND NEW VILLAS ADDED AT TE MANAVA LUXURY VILLAS & SPA

    Following the opening of Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spas, the property released 6 new villa suites, including an Ultimate Beachfront Villa. Each villa features a private courtyard and pool providing guests with the perfect surrounding for that indulgent getaway.

  • PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP’S OWN MICHAEL SHAH RECEIVES SOUTH PACIFIC GENERAL MANAGER OF THE YEAR

    PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP’S OWN MICHAEL SHAH RECEIVES SOUTH PACIFIC GENERAL MANAGER OF THE YEAR

    Pacific Resort Aitutaki’s Resort Manager; Michael Shah has been awarded South Pacific General Manager of the Year at 2010 HM Award for Hotel Excellence.

  • PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI RECEIVES LEADING BOUTIQUE RESORT AT 2010 WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS

    PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI RECEIVES LEADING BOUTIQUE RESORT AT 2010 WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS

    Pacific Resort Aitutaki receives Leading Boutique Resort at 2010 World Travel Awards Grand Final Ceremony, held in London. Te Manava Luxury Villas receives award for World’s Leading Island Villas, Cook Islands Leading Villas and Australasia’s Leading Villas.

  • PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI AWARDED TWICE IN 2011 TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLERS CHOICE AWARDS

    PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI AWARDED TWICE IN 2011 TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLERS CHOICE AWARDS

    Pacific Resort Aitutaki awarded twice in 2011 tripadvisor travellers choice awards

  • BLOOMBERG & GOOGLE INTERNATIONAL HOTEL AWARDS RECOGNISES TE MANAVA LUXURY VILLAS

    BLOOMBERG & GOOGLE INTERNATIONAL HOTEL AWARDS RECOGNISES TE MANAVA LUXURY VILLAS

    Pacific Resort Aitutaki has received Best Small Hotel (Asia Pacific) and Best Small Hotel Cook Islands. Te Manava has been awarded; Best Small Hotel (Design & Construction) in the Asia Pacific & Cook Islands categories at the prestigious Bloomberg & Google International Hotel Awards

  • NEW ROOM CATEGORY AT PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI

    NEW ROOM CATEGORY AT PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI

    The development of the new room category, Ultimate Beachfront Bungalow, created a new market of luxury families for Pacific Resort Aitutaki. The large, open plan, stylish beachfront bungalow is the ideal option for travelling families and group escapes.

  • PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI & TE MANAVA LUXURY VILLAS & SPA WINS AT WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS GRAND FINAL

    PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI & TE MANAVA LUXURY VILLAS & SPA WINS AT WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS GRAND FINAL
    Pacific Resort Aitutaki & Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa wins at World Travel Awards Grand Final
  • Pacific Resort Hotel Group’s own Julian Moore receives south pacific general manager of the year

    Pacific Resort Hotel Group’s own Julian Moore receives south pacific general manager of the year
  • PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI WAS HONOURED WITH TRIPADVISOR’S CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE

    PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI WAS HONOURED WITH TRIPADVISOR’S CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE
    Pacific Resort Aitutaki was honoured with TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence, an award given to establishment’s who receive top TripAdvisor reviews.
  • PACIFIC RESORT AIUTAKI RECEIVES 5 OUTSTANDING AWARDS IN 2013 TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLERS CHOICE AWARDS

    PACIFIC RESORT AIUTAKI RECEIVES 5 OUTSTANDING AWARDS IN 2013 TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLERS CHOICE AWARDS
    Winner of top 25 Hotels for Romance (South Pacific), Second place in top 25 Hotels, 5th place in top 25 Luxury Hotels, 8th place in Top 25 Hotels for Service and 23rd place in Top 25 Hotels for Romance (worldwide).
  • PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI & PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA WIN 2013 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE

    PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI & PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA WIN 2013 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE
    Pacific Resort Aitutaki & Pacific Resort Rarotonga have received the 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, a unique accolade awarded to those establishments who receive top TripAdvsior reviews.
  • ESTABLISHMENT OF PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP SALES AND SUPPORT OFFICE

    ESTABLISHMENT OF PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP SALES AND SUPPORT OFFICE
    The administration office, based on the street frontage was redesigned into the Pacific Resort Hotel Group Sales and Support Office. Alongside CEO and deputy CEO, the office are made up of the central reservations, accounts and marketing teams. PRHG provides a fair and equal spread of support functions across all three properties and work as a group to maintain market leadership.
  • PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA BUILDS ONSITE COMMERCIAL LAUNDRY

    PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA BUILDS ONSITE COMMERCIAL LAUNDRY

    Utilising the space in the existing engineering workshop, Pacific Resort Rarotonga built an onsite commercial laundry. The new laundry facility improved the efficiency of the housekeeping services and significantly increased the quality and standards of guest room linens.

  • PRHG INVESTS $1MILLION+ ON RESORT UPGRADES

    PRHG INVESTS $1MILLION+ ON RESORT UPGRADES

    Pacific Resort Hotel Group invested over NZD$1million in resort upgrades for two of their iconic Cook Islands properties, Pacific Resort Rarotonga and Pacific Resort Aitutaki. Upgrades at Pacific Resort Aitutaki included; bungalow conversions, restaurant linen and tableware update, and full bathroom and bedroom linen change. Pacific Resort Rarotonga upgraded air conditioning in suites and launched an upgrade program for all beds to plush pillow top luxury stand. These upgrades ensure PRHG maintain their position as market leaders not only in the Cook Islands but across the South Pacific.

  • HOTELS COMBINED AWARDS PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI ITS STELLAR STAYS ACCOLADE (ASIA PACIFIC CATEGORY) IN 2013

    HOTELS COMBINED AWARDS PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI ITS STELLAR STAYS ACCOLADE (ASIA PACIFIC CATEGORY) IN 2013
    Leading Hotel Comparison website, Hotels Combined has named Pacific Resort Aitutaki among its Asia Pacific Stellar Stays.
  • PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP WIN AT 2013 HM AWARDS FOR HOTEL EXCELLENCE

    PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP WIN AT 2013 HM AWARDS FOR HOTEL EXCELLENCE
    Pacific Resort Aitutaki takes home the gold as winner of Best South Pacific Property and Marcus Niszow is awarded South Pacific General Manager of the Year at 2013 HM Award for Hotel Excellence
  • PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP RECOGNISED AT THE 2013 COOK ISLANDS TOURISM AWARDS

    PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP RECOGNISED AT THE 2013 COOK ISLANDS TOURISM AWARDS
    Up against a record number of entrants, Pacific Resort Aitutaki takes out the Air Rarotonga Outer Island Award and Pacific Resort Rarotonga is awarded the Bond Store Hotel and Resorts Award Ceremony. Pacific Resort Hotel Group takes out the Telecom Internet Marketing Award & Air NZ Supreme Award.
  • PACIFIC ISLANDS TOURISM AWARDS PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP WITH 2013 GOLD MEMBER SHIELD

    PACIFIC ISLANDS TOURISM AWARDS PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP WITH 2013 GOLD MEMBER SHIELD
    Pacific Resort Hotel Group has been awarded the Gold Member Shield by Pacific Islands Tourism, signifying gold status as a Pacific Hotel Provider.
  • 2014 TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLERS CHOICE AWARDS RECOGNISES PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI FOR 3 AWARDS

    2014 TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLERS CHOICE AWARDS RECOGNISES PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI FOR 3 AWARDS
    Pacific Resort Aitutaki has been recognised in by TripAdvisor Choice in three South Pacific Categories; Top 25 Small Hotels in South Pacific, Top 25 Hotels for Romance in South Pacific & Top 25 Luxury Hotels In South Pacific
  • BEST LUXURY DESTINATION SPA IS AWARDED TO PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI AT 2014 WORLD LUXURY SPA AWARDS

    BEST LUXURY DESTINATION SPA IS AWARDED TO PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI AT 2014 WORLD LUXURY SPA AWARDS
    Pacific Resort Aitutaki’s very own Tiare Spa is awarded Best Luxury Destination Spa at 2014 World Luxury Spa Awards
  • PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI & PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA WIN 2014 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE

    PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI & PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA WIN 2014 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE
    Pacific Resort Aitutaki & Pacific Resort Rarotonga have received the 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate, a unique accolade given to those establishments who constantly receive top TripAdvisor reviews.
  • PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI WINS SIGNUM VIRTUTIS, THE SEAL OF EXCELLENCE

    PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI WINS SIGNUM VIRTUTIS, THE SEAL OF EXCELLENCE
    Signum Virtutis, the Seal of Excellence has been awarded to Pacific Resort Aitutaki at the 2014 Seven Star Global Luxury Hotel Awards.
  • TE MANAVA VILLAS & SPA EXPANSION

    TE MANAVA VILLAS & SPA EXPANSION

    Pacific Resort Hotel Group was delighted to announce the addition of two new 2 Bedroom Ultimate Pool Villas at the 5-star Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa. The two bedroom Villas are set amongst stunning landscapes making it easy for guest to relax in their personal courtyard and private pool. These room additions reflected an exciting time for Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa which continues to grow in order to meet the needs of guests looking for a high end, self-sufficient holiday experience.

  • PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP’S OWN MARCUS NISZOW RECEIVES SOUTH PACIFIC GENERAL MANAGER OF THE YEAR

    PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP’S OWN MARCUS NISZOW RECEIVES SOUTH PACIFIC GENERAL MANAGER OF THE YEAR
    Pacific Resort Hotel Group’s Deputy CEO; Marcus Niszow has been awarded South Pacific General Manager of the Year at 2014 HM Awards for Hotel Excellence
  • PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP’S 3 PROPERTIES TAKE HOME THE GOLD AT 2014 WORLD BOUTIQUE HOTEL AWARDS

    PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP’S 3 PROPERTIES TAKE HOME THE GOLD AT 2014 WORLD BOUTIQUE HOTEL AWARDS
    Pacific Resort Aitutaki was the winner of both Australasia’s Best Beach or Coastal Boutique Hotel and World’s Best Beach or Coastal Boutique Hotel while Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa was awarded Australasia’s Best Spa Boutique Hotel and Pacific Resort Rarotonga received Australasia’s Best Relaxation Retreat at the 2014 World Boutique Hotel Awards, an exclusive ceremony dedicated to recognizing unique excellence.
  • 6 IMPRESSIVE AWARDS FOR PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP AT 2014 WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS, AUSTRALASIA CEREMONY

    6 IMPRESSIVE AWARDS FOR PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP AT 2014 WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS, AUSTRALASIA CEREMONY
    Pacifc Resort Rarotonga has been awarded; leading Boutique Resort, Leading Family Resort & Cook Islands Leading Resort. Pacific Resort Aitutaki has taken out the award for Leading Boutique Resort & Leading Resort and Te Manava Luxury Villas and Spa’s has received Cook Islands leading Villa Resort at the Australasia Gala Ceremony.
  • PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI WINS IMPRESSIVE ACCOLADE AT 2014 WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS

    PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI WINS IMPRESSIVE ACCOLADE AT 2014 WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS
    Pacific Resort Aitutaki has been named Worlds Leading Boutique Resort at 2014 World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala.
  • PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI WINS TOP SOUTH PACIFIC HOTEL FOR ROMANCE (2015)

    PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI WINS TOP SOUTH PACIFIC HOTEL FOR ROMANCE (2015)
    Pacific Resort Aitutaki wins top south pacific hotel for romance (2015)
  • PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP’S THREE PROPERTIES RECOGNISED WITH 2015 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE

    PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP’S THREE PROPERTIES RECOGNISED WITH 2015 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE
    Pacific Resort Aitutaki, Pacific Resort Rarotonga & Te Manava Luxury Villas and Spa was honoured with TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence, an award given to establishment’s who constantly receive top TripAdvisor reviews.
  • PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP JOINS TRIPADVISOR’S HALL OF FAME (2015)

    PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP JOINS TRIPADVISOR’S HALL OF FAME (2015)
    TripAdvisor’s Hall of Fame recognises establishments that have earned consistently great reviews from travellers. Together, Pacific Resort Rarotonga, Pacific Resort Aitutaki & Te Manava Luxury Villas and Spa have earned Pacific Resort Hotel Group this unique accolade.
  • KITCHEN FLOOR RESURFACING OF PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA AND PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI

    KITCHEN FLOOR RESURFACING OF PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA AND PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI

    The a-la-carte service kitchen of both the Pacific Resort Rarotonga and Pacific Resort Aitutaki had been stripped of equipment and had the substrate grinded back to make room for the new floor surface.

  • PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP WINS SIGNUM VIRTUTIS, THE SEAL OF EXCELLENCE (2015)

    PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP WINS SIGNUM VIRTUTIS, THE SEAL OF EXCELLENCE (2015)
    Signum Virtutis, the Seal of Excellence has been awarded to Pacific Resort Aitutaki and Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa at the 2015 Seven Star Global Luxury Hotel Awards.
  • AUSTRALASIA’S BEST BOUTIQUE BEACH HOTEL IS AWARDED TO PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA AT 2015 WORLD BOUTIQUE HOTEL AWARDS

    AUSTRALASIA’S BEST BOUTIQUE BEACH HOTEL IS AWARDED TO PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA AT 2015 WORLD BOUTIQUE HOTEL AWARDS
    Pacific Resort Rarotonga is awarded Best Beach Hotel at 2015 World Boutique Hotel Awards.
  • TE MANAVA LUXURY VILLAS & SPA AT THE WORLD SPA AWARDS 2015

    TE MANAVA LUXURY VILLAS & SPA AT THE WORLD SPA AWARDS 2015
    Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa at the World Spa Awards 2015
  • 8 IMPRESSIVE AWARDS FOR PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP AT 2015 WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS, AUSTRALASIA CEREMONY

    8 IMPRESSIVE AWARDS FOR PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP AT 2015 WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS, AUSTRALASIA CEREMONY
    Pacifc Resort Rarotonga has been awarded; Leading Family Resort , Leading Boutique Resort & Cook Islands Leading Resort. Pacific Resort Aitutaki has taken out the award for Leading Boutique Resort, Leading Resort & Leading Boutique Island Resort and Te Manava Luxury Villas and Spa’s has received Cook Islands leading Villas and the world’s Leading Luxury Island Villas at the Australasia Gala Ceremony.
  • 2016 TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLERS’ CHOICE AWARDS

    2016 TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLERS’ CHOICE AWARDS
    2016 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards
  • AIR NEW ZEALAND COOK ISLANDS TOURISM AWARDS 2016

    AIR NEW ZEALAND COOK ISLANDS TOURISM AWARDS 2016
    Pacific Resort Hotel Group walked away with two awards during the evening. Pacfic Resort Rarotonga were the Winners of the ANZ Bank Environment Award and Pacific Resort Aitutaki won the Bank of South Pacific Hotels and Resorts Award
  • SWIMMING POOL REFURBISHMENT AT PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA

    SWIMMING POOL REFURBISHMENT AT PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA

    The refurbishment process went swimmingly with the re-surfacing of internal tiles and surrounding areas of the resort pool. Nestled amongst the lush gardens, the fresh water pool is now modernised and inviting to guest who are in need of a refreshing swim.

  • LITTLE POLYNESIAN RESORT JOINS PACIFIC RESORT

    LITTLE POLYNESIAN RESORT JOINS PACIFIC RESORT

    Several of the Cook Islands best-known names in the tourism industry are now united in one hotel company.

    Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) welcomes the iconic Little Polynesian Resort into the PRHG family in a transaction that sees the hotel group take a majority equity position and assume management of the Little Polynesian Resort.

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  • PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA BEACHFRONT VILLA REFURBISHMENT

    PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA BEACHFRONT VILLA REFURBISHMENT

    A full refurbishment of our Beachfront Villa offers spacious, modern living combined with contemporary styling taking influence from traditional Island designs. The self-contained villa is only steps away from Muri lagoon and is perfect for families or couples seeking the ideal island getaway.

  • TE MANAVA LUXURY VILLAS & SPA AT THE WORLD SPA AWARDS 2016

    TE MANAVA LUXURY VILLAS & SPA AT THE WORLD SPA AWARDS 2016

    Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa has been awarded with the title of the Cook Island’s Best Resort Spa at 2016 World Spa Awards.

    Click here to see the full press release.

  • PACIFIC RESORT’S AWARD CABINET EXPANDS (2016)

    PACIFIC RESORT’S AWARD CABINET EXPANDS (2016)

    The awards season is in full swing and Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) have walked away from two awards ceremonies set in two separate continents as winners.

    PRHG is honoured to be among the winners of the esteemed World Travel Awards (WTA) in the 2016 Asia & Australasia regional competition.

    Pacific Resort Aitutaki and Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa received the ‘Signum Virtutis’, the Seal of Excellence.

    The weekend’s success adds to an already impressive collection of international and local awards won by the Pacific Resort Hotel Group for 2016. Such achievements reflect PRHG’s core mission of outstanding product and quality service to ensure unrivaled guest experiences throughout their properties.

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  • PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI WIN AT 2016 HM AWARDS

    PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI WIN AT 2016 HM AWARDS

    Pacific Resort Aitutaki takes home the gold as winner of Best South Pacific Property and Marcus Niszow has received High Commendation for South Pacific General Manager at 2016 HM Awards for Hotel Excellence.

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  • LITTLE POLYNESIAN RESORT BECOMES RAROTONGA’S FIRST INTERNATIONALLY BRANDED RESORT

    LITTLE POLYNESIAN RESORT BECOMES RAROTONGA’S FIRST INTERNATIONALLY BRANDED RESORT

    Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) is delighted to announce the inclusion of Little Polynesian Resort into one of the world’s most exclusive, independent and finest luxury hotel brands – Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH).

    The award-winning Little Polynesian Resort is the newest member of the PRHG portfolio, delivering absolute beachfront serenity and seclusion, the resort offers guests an unsurpassed luxury boutique resort experience.

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  • PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP PRAISED WITH TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER’S CHOICE AWARDS

    PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP PRAISED WITH TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER’S CHOICE AWARDS

    Pacific Resort Hotel Group  will be anticipating a stellar awards year if this first month is any indication of the success to follow.

    TripAdvisor have announced their annual TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards and have featured two of Pacific Resort Hotel Group’s finest Cook Islands properties; recognising them across numerous categories. 

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  • TE MANAVA LUXURY VILLAS & SPA TRIUMPHS AT WTA FOR THE THIRD YEAR RUNNING

    TE MANAVA LUXURY VILLAS & SPA TRIUMPHS AT WTA FOR THE THIRD YEAR RUNNING

    Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) was among approximately 300 other industry leaders invited to attend the red carpet World Travel Awards (WTA) ceremony on December 2nd 2016, Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort, Maldives. 

    Among the many nominations for Pacific Resort Hotel Group properties, PRHG’s premium five- star villa complex – Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa was yet again recognised as the World’s Leading Luxury Island Villas for 2016.

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  • PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA & PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI HIT 1000 REVIEWS

    PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA & PACIFIC RESORT AITUTAKI HIT 1000 REVIEWS

    Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) is delighted to announce that Pacific Resort Rarotonga and Pacific Resort Aitutaki have both reached significant landmarks on TripAdvisor. Both hotels this week went over the 1,000 reviews mark which puts both Pacific Resort destinations head and shoulders above their competition when it comes to the number of reviews received each year.

    Pacific Resort Rarotonga is consistently a top 5 ranked hotel on TripAdvisor in Rarotonga with almost 90% of reviews within the four and five star category (Excellent and Very good).

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  • PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP RELEASE PACIFIC PEARLS VIP PROGRAM 2017

    PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP RELEASE PACIFIC PEARLS VIP PROGRAM 2017
    Pacific Resort Hotel Group is delighted to announce the 2017 release of their Pacific Pearls VIP Program as part of their continued recognition of the hard work and efforts of frontline travel professionals. The Pacific Pearls VIP Program was designed so Pacific Resort Hotel Group could demonstrate their gratitude for the travel agents who advocate for and maximize bookings at their five award winning properties.  Rewards are given to monthly achievers, a supreme annual achiever and many more. Benefits for Pacific Pearl travel agents vary based on room nights booked, monthly achievements and other criteria.
  • PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP NOMINATED AT THE 2017 WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS

    Pacific Resort nominated for Record Number of World Travel Awards
    The World Travel Awards identifies and rewards global product excellence within the travel, tourism and hospitality industry each year and are considered the most prestigious and comprehensive award programme in the travel industry. Award recipients are selected by online vote by both travel professionals and consumers.
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  • MOANA SANDS TO OPEN NEW RESORT IN RAROTONGA

    Moana Sands
    The addition of Moana Sands Lagoon Resort has resulted in the establishment “Moana Sands Group”, which encompasses all three distinctively separate properties under one collective branding. Moana Sands Group properties are part of the Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) Partner Hotel Program, a partnership allowing independent properties to work with PRHG to help maximize profitability by tapping into PRHG’s best-practice operating systems, sophisticated distribution methodologies and leading management acumen.
  • PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP PROPERTIES HIGHLY PRAISED AT THE 2017 WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS

    Pacific Resort nominated for Record Number of World Travel Awards
    This year The World Travel Awards celebrated its 24th anniversary, with the awards presented at this glittering Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony. PRHG was successful with three of its five nominated properties being award recipients for this year. The management company’s award winning properties for 2017 were Pacific Resort Aitutaki, Pacific Resort Rarotonga, and Little Polynesian Resort. The awards received at this year’s ceremony highlight and celebrate PRHG’s efforts to push the boundaries of industry excellence. For more information on the World Travel awards and other award recipients for 2017, please visit www.worldtravelawards.com
  • Pacific Resort Hotel Group’s Five-star Properties Receive Trip Advisor’s Highest Honour

    TripAdvisor travellers chooice

    Five-star Pacific Resort Aitutaki and Te Manava Luxury Villa’s & Spa have started the New Year by adding an array of new accolades to their extensive profiles. Both luxury boutique properties have been acknowledged as exceptional service providers, placing them within the top 1% of hotels on Trip Advisor, by being crowned Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice Winners for 2018.

    Read more here.

  • PACIFIC RESORT HOTEL GROUP WELCOMES NEW FRANCHISE PARTNER HOTEL

    The Cook Islands leading hotelier, Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) is continuing to expand with the addition of Royale Takitumu to its portfolio of properties.

    Located in the heart of Polynesia PRHG offers a range of management services via its franchise partner hotel program.  As a partner hotel, Royale Takitumu now benefits from PRHG’s substantial support network, global marketing, international sales team and sales field support, along with guidance and support in hotel operations to deliver the best possible levels of guest satisfaction and experience.

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  • PACIFIC RESORT SHINES AT COOK ISLANDS TOURISM AWARDS

    Cook islands tourism awards

    Cook Islands tourism industry leaders were celebrated this past weekend at a national awards event held in Rarotonga. In a fantastic start to the awards season, two Pacific Resort Hotel Group properties have walked away with highly regarded Air New Zealand Cook Islands Tourism Awards.

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  • Pacific Resort Appoints New Regional General Manager

    Ani Thompson

    Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) has announced the appointment of Ani Thompson to the newly created role of Regional General Manager. In addition to continuing in her role as General Resort Manager of Pacific Resort Rarotonga, Ms. Thompson will now support and mentor the respective managers of the 4.5 star Little Polynesian Resort and 5 star Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa.

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  • Moana Sands Group announces opening of new Rarotonga resort

    Moana Sands Group announces opening of new Rarotonga resort

    Continuing on their goal of expansion and long-term sustainability in the Cook Islands, Pacific Resort Hotel Group’s franchise partner, Moana Sands Group is delighted to announce the official opening of the Moana Sands Lagoon Resort, located on the world-famous Muri lagoon, Rarotonga.

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  • Pacific Resort Hotel Group Win Multiple Awards at World Travel Awards 2018

    Pacific Resort Hotel Group Win Multiple Awards at World Travel Awards 2018

    For the tenth year running, Little Polynesian Resort was named as Cook Islands’ Leading Boutique Hotel 2018. Pacific Resort Aitutaki was proud to accept the award for Cook Islands’ Leading Resort for 2018, and Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa became the recipient of Cook Islands’ Leading Villa Resort 2018.

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A History of Success

Established in 2003, PRHG specialises in operating properties of 100 rooms or less in the South Pacific as a professional boutique resort and hotel management company. Our team is dedicated to developing boutique island resort and hotel experiences with a focus on producing positive outcomes for all properties and stakeholders, including the Pacific community within which we operate. Strong leadership and management means our values filter through all levels of the business and our properties pride themselves on being part of a leading brand in boutique resort and hotel management.

Our Mission Statement

“Pacific Resort exists to provide a boutique beach resort experience with a focus on Polynesian culture, architecture and landscaping, with accommodation, amenities and guest services attractive to discerning travellers seeking an authentic Cook Islands’ experience, thereby generating capital, developing human resources and caring for the environment to ensure a sustainable future for both Pacific Resort and the Cook Islands.

Our Philosophy

Success is the product of traditional management values, enhanced by the dynamics of creative-thinking.

Our Commitment


One of our fundamental corporate goals is to commit our expertise, experience and service as a hotel provider to ensuring the success of our property owners and employees in providing exceptional experiences for our guests, thus ensuring a thriving future for every enterprise we are involved in.