The Edgewater Resort & SpaThe Edgewater Resort & SpaThe Edgewater Resort & SpaThe Edgewater Resort & SpaThe Edgewater Resort & SpaThe Edgewater Resort & Spa

The Edgewater Resort & Spa At a Glance

Located in Cook Islands's Rarotonga Region

Prime beach location
Walking distance to some of the islands best restaurants




Full Service Resort


The Edgewater Resort & Spa

The 3 ½ star Edgewater Resort & Spa is a warm, friendly and relaxed resort with a sheltered beachfront setting, white sandy beaches and a picturesque blue lagoon. It is the largest resort in the Cook Islands with 280 rooms and 34 3-bedroom villas spread over 6 acres of lush tropical beachside landscape. The Edgewater provides an authentic cultural Cook Islands experience, a large choice of accommodation options and plenty of things to do.

The resort enjoys spectacular sunsets and avoids the characteristic winds on the eastern side of the island. The prime beach location combines an idyllic paradise with convenience, being in walking distance of some of the Island's best restaurants and only 10 minutes drive from the capital of Avarua.

The resort's guest rooms offer comfortable, spacious accommodation, ranging from the newly renovated garden rooms to 3 bedroom Garden and Beach Front Villas.

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The resort is located on the edge of sparkling Arorangi lagoon on the West coast of Rarotonga, conveniently located only a 5 minute drive away from Rarotonga International Airport and 10 minutes drive from Avarua, the main township.

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The Edgewater Resort & Spa offers a range of activities and facilities. The resort's activities co-ordinators run a complimentary daily cultural programme specially designed to keep you entertained as well as providing you with interesting cultural information and an insight into some of the more traditional Cook Islands traditions. Activities boards are located in reception and outside Mal's Bar and have detailed information.

Complimentary Activities: tennis, games room including table tennis and pool table, darts and table soccer, swimming pool, snorkelling gear, Coconut Kids Club, daily cultural activities programme.

Activities with cost: The Health Spa and Hair Salon, on-site laundry, car hire, scooter hire, mountain bike hire, the Island Night Dinner & Show (Tuesday and Saturday nights)

Off site tours and excursions are available: Jungle Quad Adventure, Island Buggy Explorer, Sailing, Scuba diving, Deep Sea Fishing and lots more

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The resort offers 2 restaurants - The Brasserie and The Spaghetti House. The Brasserie is set right on the water's edge with a view of the swimming pool and the beautiful blue lagoon. This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with a poolside snack menu available throughout the day. The Island Night Dinners & Shows are not to be missed.

Monday night: Spices of South East Asia (a-la carte), Tuesday & Saturday nights: Island night (buffet feast), Thursday night: South Pacific Night (a-la carte), Friday night: Succulent Steak night, Sunday night: BBQ under the Stars (buffet).

The Spaghetti House serves delicious Italian cuisine, including pizzas and pastas in a relaxing laidback atmosphere and is open each evening from 6.00pm.

Mal's Bar is open from 10am to midnight and offers a fine selection of international wines and beers or perhaps enjoy a delicious cocktail or cool drink whilst watching the sunset.

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The Brasserie Restaurant hosts professional local entertainment with a Polynesian Island Night Dinner & Dance Show on Tuesday and Saturday nights. The show offers a range of mouthwatering local dishes followed by a spectacular Cultural Show

Live local entertainment plays at the Brasserie most nights.

The 'Nightlife Tour' is run on Friday nights and visits some of Rarotonga's most trendy nightspots.

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Room Facilities

All 280 rooms are comfortable and tastefully decorated in a fresh Polynesian style. Each accommodation block is named after one of the islands that make up the Cook Islands group and showcases the history, maps and photos of that island. A range of accommodation options are available, tailored to suit all tastes and budgets. From newly renovated garden rooms to large Beachfront Deluxe rooms and for larger families or friends travelling together the fully equipped 3-bedroom Garden and Beachfront Villas offer excellent value for money.

All rooms feature air-conditioning with ceiling fan, private balcony or patio, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, hairdryer, IDD phone, television, free in-house movies, refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities.

Garden rooms and Garden Superior rooms overlook the resort's courtyard and gardens, they have just been renovated and are quite roomy offering tropical decor and great for the budget minded.

Lagoon View rooms are set close to the water’s edge and overlook the white sand beach and blue lagoon.

Beachfront Deluxe Suites are located just metres from the water's edge, right on the beach. They are extremely spacious and each features their own spa bath and separate shower, perfect for couples or Honeymooners.

VIP Deluxe Suites feature a spa bath and look out over the beautiful blue lagoon. They are very spacious.

Garden Villas and Beachfront Villas are spacious, have 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and come with a fully equipped kitchen,l dining area, lounge area with TV and DVD, laundry facilities, and air-conditioned living area. These villas are ideal for those travelling with friends or children. They can comfortably accommodate 6 adults or 4 adults and 2 children.

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Family Deals

Ideal for families, The Edgewater Resort & Spa features baby cots, high chairs and children's menu. The Garden and Beachfront Villas are ideal for larger families, offering a spacious air-conditioned living area with separate bedrooms and can sleep up to 6 adults


Children aged 12 years and under stay free when sharing the room with adults.


Children will love spending time in the fun filled Coconut Kids Club with an action packed programme , playground and themed rooms that will keep children entertained and busy. The Kids Club is free to in-house guests and is open Monday – Saturday for children aged 4 years old and over. Crab racing, fish feeding, dancing, drumming, coconut demonstrations and tie dye fabric are jut a few of the activities on offer.. Children under 4 years of age can participate but will require their parents’ supervision during all activities.

Babysitting services are available at an additional charge.

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Honeymoon Benefits

Honeymooners receive a bottle of sparkling wine and fresh fruit basket. If a minimum 5 paid nights are booked they will also receive a complimentary room upgrade to the next room category available, subject to availability. It must be stated that couple are honeymooners at the time of booking.

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Discover romance at the Edgewater Resort & Spa as you pledge your love on a powdery white sandy beach under the swaying palm trees with breathtaking views of the lagoon. The Resort offers a range of Wedding packages perfect for your special day. Book 7 paid nights in a Beachfront Deluxe room and receive the Tipani wedding package for free!!

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