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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have stayed at Palm Grove before in the beach bungalows and this time we went back with our 2 sons and stayed in a 2 bedroom house which was fantastic. Service was second to none and the stay just a relaxing experience. thanks so much Joanne and the team

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in one of the garden units. It was peaceful and comfortable. For us this was the perfect compromise between resort and connection to normal life. The location on the south meant the surrounds were a lot less crowded than other areas, but the beach was fantastic and the snorkelling was accessible and fun. Possibly the currents would be... More 

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Levin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this third visit with my sister, her first visit to rarotonga and my friend mina who I visited with three & half years ago. I myself visited last year so staying three times. just gets better and better. we stayed in the 3 bed house this time. lots room big bedrooms with comfy beds the staff, betsy, joane, mata,& mary... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were booked into this resort for 4 nights; however upon arrival we discovered that the resort has inadvertently cancelled our booking a couple of months prior. This was pure human error and consequently the beach front room we had booked was not available. Once the error was identified the resort placed us in a garden room, with notice that... More 

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PalmGrove, Owner at Palm Grove, responded to this review

Kia Orana Julie, Thanks so much for posting your review! We are very sorry about the error we made with your booking but we were very happy we were able to upgrade you to another accommodation that was to your liking. We do hope you also enjoyed the free dinner and wine we provided on the night you arrived, as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the position of our villa (B2) , private yet very close to the lagoon. Great view from the verandah. Breakfast was included and offered a wide range of options, with some changes each day. Loved the Sunday night barbeque - most delicious fish i have ever tasted and a singer as well!. Staff were friendly and helpful, everything... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently my husband and I visited the Cook Islands, for the fifth time. If you want a relaxed,low key, holiday in beautiful surroundings,then Rarotonga is the place to be.There are various types of accommodation from back packers to boutique.For us we like " Palm Grove".For it's like going home! The owners and staff are are so friendly and always welcome... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Renting a beachfront villa is the best thing you can do for your dream honeymoon. Right on the beach with beautiful views of the ocean that you could stare at for days - and that's just what we did. Free breakfast, which has amazing home baked goods. Free access to kayaks and snorkel gear, which you can use right at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

Stayed 28th 29th July 2016 at Palm Grove Resort in a garden villa. A lovely place to stay and our villa was right by the pool, lovely gardens, Complimentary buffet continental breakfast in the dining room, cereal, fruit, yoghurt, bread to toast your self, jams etc and hot scones. The Yellow Hibiscus restaurant is part of this resort and we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

We stayed here just across the road from our friends daughters wedding.rooms were clean kitchen small but wants to cook when on holiday! Very friendly helpful staff! Breakfast was ok but could have been more choice & was not replenished often enough! Across the road to the beach Transport to & from airport was pre booked very helpful driver Only... More 

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Cromwell, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

This little gem is the perfect place to relax. Its not overcrowded, the beach across the road was beautiful and we loved it. The only thing I would say is that some of the staff need to be a little more friendly. The food, the live music, happy hour and in particular the Sunday night bbq was amazing! Our room... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in the enchanting area of Vaimaanga on the stunning southern coast, Palm Grove enjoys the tranquility of one of the best locations on Rarotonga. 26 individual bungalows are scattered over 5 acres of landscaped beachfront and garden property. Bungalows are available in studio to 3-bedroom layout and feature kingsize beds, kitchen facilities, aircon, flatscreen TV, and private patio/balcony. Property amenities include our onsite restaurant and bar, swimming pool, guest BBQ, laundry facility, tour desk, and motorbike rentals. All guests receive complimentary daily tropical breakfast buffet and use of kayaks, snorkel equipment, beach chairs and beach towels. Welcome to Palm Grove, your private piece of paradise! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palm Grove

Address: P.O. Box 23, Vaimaanga, Cook Islands
Location: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Vaimaanga
Price Range: $170 - $271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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