Ever heard of Rarotonga? If you haven't, you're missing out! After all, it's the perfect tropical paradise.
The island is known for being an untouched getaway with sandy shores and lush waters. If you love lounging on the beach and frolicking in the water, you have to put this on your list of places to go. For you adventurous souls who just want to explore, there are activities and attractions to sink your teeth into, including treks and cultural performances. Choose a top hotel or resort and you'll never want to leave!
The island has many accommodation options that could put the cherry on the cake of your holiday. Each resort offers a taste of an authentic island experience while also offering nothing but top-quality comfort.
... Read moreThese resorts are so relaxing, you'll feel easy and breezy just booking yourself in. Some resorts offer individual villas so you can have a personal island home. Royale Takitumu is made up of private, thatched-roof villas. The bathroom has a luxurious Jacuzzi tub so you can have a soak at midnight, with the sound of the waves crashing on the beach in the background.
Many of the rooms are decked out in a distinctive Polynesian style to enhance your holiday experience.
If you don't want to leave (and we don't blame you if this is the case), you won't go hungry with the many eateries at the resorts - you can grab a bite to eat whenever you want without having to go far. These restaurants offer delicious dishes - some will be familiar to you, but why not try something new?
At the Edgewater Resort and Spa, you can choose from two restaurants. The Brasserie offers a range of different taste sensations on different nights of the week. On Tuesdays and Saturdays you can indulge in the buffet feast at island night, and The Spaghetti House will fulfil all of your Italian food desires.
Eat outside and watch the sunrise over the sea while you enjoy your fresh fruit or hot breakfast, and bask in the easy warmth of twilight when you have your nighttime meal. At Sandals Beachfront restaurant, at Pacific Resort Rarotonga, you can have a seafood meal on the beach, an absolute must for your island holiday!
Grab a cool beverage from one of the bars - like a special island cocktail from Club Raro, and enjoy it by the pool under the hot sun of the tropics.
Along with providing all of your food and shelter needs, the top Rarotongan resort boasts a tonne of extras. There are swimming pools, table tennis and darts, snorkeling equipment and dinner shows where the talents of the locals will make you want to get up and dance.
If you're looking for more things to do on the island, never fear! The friendly staff can offer advice or arrange activities for you away from the resort.
Rarotonga is the main island of the Cook Islands and is a fabulous holiday destination in its own right! You can stop off here and enjoy what makes it great, or use it as a base to discover more of the Cook Islands.
So what makes this island wonderful?
It's not hard at all to see why this location is a popular place for travelers. It has everything, from stunning scenery to friendly locals and a whole range of fun activities.
Completely surrounded by calm and beautiful seas, if you love the water, you'll love this area. Snorkeling and jet-skiing will take you beneath the waves or bouncing over top of them having the time of your life either way! Don't miss out on the inland adventures - delve into the tropical forests and mountains to go hiking or exploring.
Bus around the island and sit back and relax, or if you want to be in charge of where you go, it's easy to hire a motor scooter or bicycle and zoom around the beaches and towns.
Rarotonga is known for being a great place for loved up couples. You and your partner can nip around to all the hot spots and when the sun has set over the sea, take a stroll along the beach in the light of the moon - it's hard not to feel in love in a place like this!
Why should you get a special deal?
Whether you're unsure where to stay, are looking for great deals or just don't know where to start, getting a special deal is the way to go. Our Rarotonga holiday packages will set you up at the best resorts on the island with some amazing savings.
You'll get return flights, a personal welcome when you touch down and a stay at one of the best resorts in the area. You could get free nights, an intro to a fun activity such as diving, or free breakfasts every single day - what's better than that?
Take a moment to check through our deals to find the perfect one for you. If this is a chance to spend some quality time with the one you love, choose a special that will see you booked into a romantic resort with a couples' treatment.
If you're taking your children along and want to explore the island, pick a special that'll give you savings for kids. Foodies will love the specials that offer food credits or free breakfasts. With these, they can indulge to their heart's content - you are on holiday, after all.
Each deal has been put together carefully so the best parts of Rarotonga are highlighted - including the delicious tropical food, activities and places to stay that are bound to make your holiday one in a million!