The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium

Self Rated: 4.0 out of 5
Aroa Beach Marine Reserve, Arorangi, Ara Tapu Rd, Rarotonga, Cook Islands
4.1 out of 5 rating 91 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.1

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Property Details

Property Location

Located in Rarotonga, The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium is by the ocean, a 1-minute drive from Aroa Beach and 6 minutes from Wigmore's Waterfall. This 4-star hotel is 6.1 mi (9.8 km) from Muri Night Markets and 6.3 mi (10.1 km) from Te Vara Nui Village.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 104 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and microwaves.

Amenities

Relax and unwind with massages, body treatments, and facials. After a day at the private beach, you can enjoy other recreational amenities including an outdoor pool and an outdoor tennis court. This hotel also features wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Guests can get to nearby shops on the shuttle (surcharge).

Dining

Enjoy local and international cuisine at Captain Andys Bar & Grill, one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Unwind at the end of the day with a drink at the bar/lounge or the poolside bar. Continental breakfasts are available daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include wired Internet access (surcharge), a business center, and a 24-hour front desk. Planning an event in Rarotonga? This hotel has facilities measuring 4306 square feet (400 square meters), including a conference center. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.

Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Aroa Beach - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Te Rua Manga (The Needle) - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Puaikura Beach - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Wigmore's Waterfall - 3.8 km / 2.3 mi
Black Rock - 6.4 km / 3.9 mi
Rarotonga Golf Club - 6.9 km / 4.3 mi
Maire Nui Botanical Gardens - 7.1 km / 4.4 mi
Tikioki Beach - 7.5 km / 4.6 mi
National Stadium - 7.8 km / 4.9 mi
Tikioki Marine Sanctuary - 7.9 km / 4.9 mi
Matutu Brewing Company - 8.3 km / 5.2 mi
Muri Beach - 9 km / 5.6 mi
Muri Lagoon - 9 km / 5.6 mi
Cook Islands Whale and Wildlife Centre - 9.6 km / 6 mi
Muri Night Markets - 9.8 km / 6.1 mi

The preferred airport for The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium is Rarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.) - 10.5 km / 6.5 mi

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
  • Parties and events are allowed on site. Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.


  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 28 for adults and NZD 16 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 10 per day (2-device limit, rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 10 per day (2-device limit, rates may vary)
  • Fee for wired Internet in public areas: NZD 18 per hour (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 60 per person (roundtrip)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: NZD 30 (roundtrip), (from 3 to 11 years old)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out fee: 60 percent of room rate (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Features
  • -Wedding services
  • -Banquet hall
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Library
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Computer station
  • -Shopping on site
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Snack bar/deli
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Poolside bar
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Concierge services
  • -Terrace
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -Grocery/convenience store
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Spa treatment room(s)
  • -Fitness facilities
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Free self parking
  • -Business center
  • -Conference space
  • -Conference center
  • -Karaoke
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Spa services on site
  • -Pool sun loungers
  • -Free pool cabanas
  • -Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • -Arcade/game room
  • -Children's club (free)
  • -Outdoor tennis court
  • -Billiards or pool table
  • -Beach sun loungers
  • -On private beach
  • -WiFi (surcharge)
  • -Beach towels
  • -Garden
  • -Picnic area
  • -Free beach cabanas
  • -Trampoline
  • -Infant/toddler toys
  • -Children's games
  • -Children's toys
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 4306
  • -Limited WiFi (surcharge) device count - 2
  • -Couples/private dining
  • -Proposal/romance packages available
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Wired Internet access - surcharge
  • -Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Number of restaurants - 2
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • -Tennis on site
  • -Conference space size (meters) - 400
  • -Meeting rooms
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel