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    The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa

    Aroa Lagoon Marine Reserve | Aroa, Aroa Beach, Cook Islands
    011 682 25 800
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    Reviewed October 15, 2013

    We have recently returned from this resort and we have to say the beach/lagoon is amazing with excellent snorkeling! The rooms were standard but the service was terrible, they are extremely under staffed, we waited between 1 - 3 hours each time we ordered a...More

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    Response from RarotonganSales, Guest Relations Manager at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & SpaResponded October 21, 2013

    Kia Orana “Holly M” Thank you for your recent review in regards to your recent stay with us at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa. Set on Aroa Beach, Rarotonga's most beautiful white sandy beach on the shores of Aroa Lagoon (the Lagoon of Love),...More

    Reviewed October 14, 2013

    We stayed in a beach bungalow for three nights before flying to Aitutaki. On returning we paid extra for the Sanctuary. I was disappointed because the breakfast was ordinary and you had sand floors which got into your shoes. No cooked breakfast it was extra...More

    2  Thank 915Margaret1955
    Response from RarotonganSales, Guest Relations Manager at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & SpaResponded October 21, 2013

    Kia Orana 915Margaret1955 Thank you for your review in regards to your recent stay with us at the Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach. The Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Spa is located on its own stunning private island Motu Akitua, on the Aitutaki...More

    Reviewed October 14, 2013

    The location is great but the whole complex is very tired and the staff serve you because they have to not because they want to help. Having just been spoilt at Etu Moana in Aitutaki this was a real come down before heading homeMore

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    Response from RarotonganSales, Guest Relations Manager at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & SpaResponded October 21, 2013

    Kia Orana Crock2 Thank you for your review in regards to your recent stay with us at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa . We are disappointed that you did not feel The Rarotongan met your expectations – you can see that many of our...More

    Reviewed October 12, 2013

    We stayed in one of the private houses connected to the resort. We liked the house but it was next to the road which is noisy but other than that it suited us as a family of 5. The resort itself is tired and badly...More

    1  Thank Gregg_Brown
    Response from RarotonganSales, Guest Relations Manager at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & SpaResponded October 21, 2013

    Kia Orana Gregg Greetings from The Rarotongan Beach Resort and Spa. Thank you for taking the time to post your review with regards to your recent stay with us. We are glad you found Villa Onemaru suited your family. Villa Onemaru (meaning “Soothing Sands”) is...More

    Reviewed October 8, 2013

    We returned to The Rarotongan after having had our honeymoon there many years ago and wanted to go back after having had such a great experience. Initially we were disappointed to be upgraded to the Sanctuary but once we saw the Rarotongan we understood why....More

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    Response from RarotonganSales, Guest Relations Manager at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & SpaResponded October 21, 2013

    Kia Orana Paulien G Greetings from the Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach! Thank you for taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor It was indeed our pleasure to welcome you back to our resorts. We are pleased that you were pleased with your...More

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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Concierge
    • Room Service
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
    • Airport Transportation
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    • Spa
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    • $144 - $322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 111
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    • Aroa Beach
    • Also Known As
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    nztraveller1971
    February 11, 2017|
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    Response from Julie W | Reviewed this property |
    yes u can. others were doing this while we were there not sure of the charge or if u just have to use the bar.
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    August 23, 2016|
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    Response from CoachTJ | Reviewed this property |
    Hi...Rarotonga is very small so we only hired a car for one day and the rest of the 10 days just used local transport but of course it's handy to have one. We took a taxi to the Rarotongan on arrival and didn't prebook. We... More
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    Response from shelley h | Reviewed this property |
    If you dont have much luggage hire a scooter...the airport transfers are a total rip off..
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    Room Tips
    "Garden rooms aren't looked after, the beach view are unecessary because it is blocked by trees, has a..."
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    "Bigger rooms than the Sanctuary"
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    "Garden Rooms vary and no lifts. Resort is spread out so lot of walking. Villa on beach vary in size."
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    "Beach front - Adult option if single or couples, family is well catered for the rest of the resort."
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