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Sunset Resort

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Ara Tapu Nikao, Avarua Cook Islands See on map
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stayed here for 8 days with a group of friends. We stayed in the beach front units where you view the most beautiful sunsets. Beautiful beach for swimming and snorkeling. Accommodation was perfect, large room with everything you require for an 8 day stay....More

Thank TheRuscoes
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I stayed at Sunset for two weeks from 29th Sept to 12 th Oct 2018. The rooms were very clean and well set up with Fridge, cooking facilities, etc. There is a laundry with two washing machines and driers for those staying...More

Thank Glen F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 4 nights in July. The resort was quite full but surprisingly quiet. I think they have a 'no children' policy because we did not see any kids there. Our upper level room was really nice and their restaurant and pool was great. Friendly...More

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a garden studio. Very spacious - good sized bathroom and kitchen was well equipped. Room clean and comfortable. Lovely private deck with sun lounger and 2 chairs. Great group of friendly guests while there, quiet and considerate. Staff friendly and obliging. Tropical breakfast...More

Thank KiwiMP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved our week stay at sunset resort. We stayed in a poolside studio room which is exactly as the pictures are on their website. Even though the resort was full it was lovely and quiet. Peaceful around the pool and at the beach....More

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Sunset Resort is a 3.5 star property and is idyllically situated on the sheltered western side of the island only minutes from Avarua township. The secluded beachfront location provides guests with an unspoilt view of Rarotonga's crystal clear aqua blue lagoon and breathtaking sunsets. This personally managed, privately owned resort has an intimate atmosphere that will make every guest feel welcome and ensure they experience the magic of Rarotonga and its people.

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Certificate of Excellence
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Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
$166 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
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Traveler (502)
Pool & Beach (118)
Room & Suite (92)
Dining (8)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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May 16, 2018|
Response from Sunset R | Property representative |
Regret the bar will not be completed by then, we are not expecting it to be completed for another 6 to 8 weeks. Circumstances beyond our control. Please note the other pool is fully operational and we have the 2nd bar... More
Joy T
May 6, 2018|
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Response from Sunset R | Property representative |
Kia Orana, we do not have kayaks or paddle boards. We are too close to the reef for that. Kayaks and paddle boards can be hired in other spots around the island. Our office team can assist you with booking these at... More
September 24, 2017|
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Response from Sunset R | Property representative |
Hi there, Nick is no longer the manager but has his own resort called Te Vaka Roa in Muri. The new managers have been here for 6 years. Tim and Colleen Darby as seen in the image. Pop in and visit as you are exploring the... More
Room Tips
"Quieter rooms are near the laundry"
1 week ago
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"2 bedroom poolside is good for disabilities. Beachfront rooms would possibly be quieter than by pool area."
4 weeks ago
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"We found the road noise to be annoying every night"
Aug 29, 2018
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"We enjoyed a garden room overlooking the pool"
Aug 26, 2018
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