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Accommodation near the Rarotongan Resort

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Accommodation near the Rarotongan Resort

We (group of 8 - 10 in our late twenties) are attending a wedding at the Rarotongan next march but due to budget constraints we are looking into staying at another resort. Can anyone recommend a resort that is slightly cheaper than the Rarotongan but is still very close so that we can pop between the two easily? Thanks!

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1. Re: Accommodation near the Rarotongan Resort

Your choices are somewhat limited. Personally with 10 poeple I would rent a house for your stay, would be cheaper for the lot of you ..........

Hotel choices are:

Vaima Hotel - about a 1/2 mile away

Puaikura Lodges - 1/4 mile away

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2. Re: Accommodation near the Rarotongan Resort


We just returned from the Cooks a couple of days ago where we stayed at Vai Villas a couple of kilometres from the Rarotongan. They are two large bungalows with a great deck practically over the water, but based on your numbers and how cosy you feel like being with one another, they may or may not be suitable for you. May want to check out their website though.

We did meet some people who were staying at the Lagoon Lodges just down the road from the Rarotongan which may be more suitable for your numbers. They have a wider variety of accommodation that would suit families and larger groups travelling together. Check out their website under their name for details. I also heard about the resort from the owner of Klassic Pearls when buying my pearl; seems it's a favorite spot for a group of Americans who go to the Cooks on a regular basis. The owner of the Yellow Reef Sub also said they were good. So, might want to look into it as a possibility.

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3. Re: Accommodation near the Rarotongan Resort

lagoon lodges is within walking distance of the Rarotongan and would suit your needs.

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4. Re: Accommodation near the Rarotongan Resort

Also check out Castaway Beach Villas. Nice, clean, reasonably priced and an pretty good beach front.

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