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Palm Grove

3.5 of 5 P.O. Box 23, Vaimaanga, Cook Islands
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kiandra, New South Wales, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Palm Grove for only 2 nights passing through Rarotonga on our way home. We stayed in the garden villa for the 2 of us. Great little bungalow, air con did take a while to get working. I liked the atmosphere of the place, family orientated and fun. I love the beach area for the guests at Palm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very laid back place to stay, great if you just want a place to stay and not feel pressured yo use any onsite facilities. The staff were friendly and helpful and shouted us a meal when we had a bit of cash stolen (not at all the fault of the resort).

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Gippsland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the 3 bedroom garden house - two adults and two children. Fully self contained and set up. We had intentions of making at least our own lunches but the Palm Groves food was too nice so this didn't happen much. Wonderful snorkelling straight over the road on a private beach, laid back but helpful and patient staff,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just spent 8 days at Palm Grove. If you want a laid back and relaxed holiday in a special location right on the beach and beside the best lagoon setting in Rarotonga this is it. Freidnly staff and a good retsurant add to the value. On the neagtive side the resort is either side of the main road... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We have just returned from 11 days in Rarotonga. We stayed in a beach house of Palm Grove which is 5 minutes walk from the complex. What an amazing experience to have the beautiful beach and sand just metres from your home. The best snorkelling place. The view and the sound of the ocean was just awesome. The house is... More 

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Red Deer, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

First of all, this island is unbelievable, the pictures don't do it justice, you have to see it in person. And Palm Grove offers beach front bungalows that have the most amazing views I have ever seen. We stayed in the beach front studio #7, and it is def worth the extra money to pay for the beach front as... More 

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Kanata
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We stayed 13 nights in beach bungalow 2. We asked for it specifically as we'd stayed in it before ( it's the one that 's slightly left of centre in the hotel picture on this site ). As we remembered it was great but we'd have done better in bungalow 3 --- the greenery has grown tall since the photo... More 

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Cyprus
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I had the opportunity to spend a few days in The Cook Islands as I made my way from Los Angeles to Auckland. I am very glad that I chose to stay at Palm Grove. From the initial early am check-in to the extremely late night departure the staff could not have been more efficient and helpful. The rooms, I... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Stayed in both the Garden Studio and Beach Front Villa which were both extremely clean and tidy. Impressed by the happy atmosphere and very helpful staff. The food was awesome with plenty of variety. The snorkelling gear and scooters provided were an added bonus. Well and truly recommend. Graeme & Vicky New Zealand

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Once again another perfect holiday at Palm Grove. Accommodation very suitable to our needs, in the garden villas. Close to pool and restaurant and short stroll to beach. Happy Hour a must, lots of fun. Breakfast was just right to start the day. Wigmores store just minutes walk away with all your needs for bbq and other. Staff friendly and... More 

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Address: P.O. Box 23, Vaimaanga, Cook Islands
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Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Vaimaanga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Palm Grove 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Palm Grove Hotel Vaimaanga
Palm Grove Rarotonga, Cook Islands

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