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Experience the local authentic cuisine, ranging from simple fresh fish enjoyed with your feet in the sand to high-class restaurants and everything in between whilst staying at Pacific Resort Rarotonga.
Cook Islands
Beach Holidays
Independent Holiday Packages

Highlights

Fresh Flower Ei Meet and Greet on arrival

Aluminum water bottle for keepsave - eliminate plastic on the islands

Private Transfers with Piccollo Bubbly on arrival in Rarotonga

Daily Tropical Breakfast at Pacific Resort Rarotonga

Daily A la Carte Breakfast at Pacific Resort Aitutaki 

Transfers on Aitutaki

6x NZ$60 Dining Vouchers included

Internal Flights Rarotonga – Aitutaki – Rarotonga

Lagoon Cruise on The Vaka with Lunch and Transfers inlcuded!

2x Freedom of Choice Activities

You will have 5 Dining Vouchers to the value of NZ$60, to help you discover delicious cuisine at any of 30 restaurants in Rarotonga and Aitutaki! The cafes and restaurants in the Cook Islands just have to be experienced, the food is so good. From a simple cafe sandwich to a complete gourmet meal, there’s something for everyone.

Firstly, you will enjoy 5 nights at the Pacific Resort Rarotonga, this full service resort offers an intimate collection of just 64 rooms, suites and villas set in the beautiful surrounds of manicured gardens. The Pacific Resort Rarotonga enjoys prime beachfront location on Muri Beach offering kayaks, stand up paddle boards and snorkelling gear for those that wish to explore the lagoon. The Kids Club provides some great activities for the little ones, the swimming pool is tucked away and surrounded by tropical gardens.

Continue your dining experience to the island of Aitutaki where you'll stay at the Pacific Resort, the calm and tranquil oasis in the heart of the South Sea Polynesia. Take in the panoramic view whilst dining at Rapae Bay Restaurant. Or perhaps enjoy a truly special evening dining in a Bedouin-style tent on the beach. The island of Aitutaki is truly magical and a trip out to explore on the water is highly recommended. Try your hand at kayaking and snorkelling in the lagoon or take a swim in the spectacular infinity pool. You can be assured your experience will be the finest in boutique luxury resort accommodation that the South Pacific has to offer.

There's a unique choice of tours designed to explore the culture and beauty of the island and it's people. There's not much left for you to do except arrive and eat until your heart's content!

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Included

5 nights at Pacific Resort Rarotonga - 4*
3 nights at Pacific Resort Aitutaki - 5*
Fresh Flower Ei meet and greet on arrival
Return airfares Rarotonga to Aitutaki
Private return transfers from Rarotonga Airport to Pacific Resort
Private return transfers from Aitutaki Airport to Pacific Resort Aitutaki
5 Tropical Breakfast at Pacific Resort Rarotonga
3 Island Continental Breakfasts at Pacific Resort Aitutaki
Lagoon Cruise on The Vaka with BBQ lunch and transfers
5 Dining Vouchers valued at NZD60 for restaurants in Rarotonga and Aitutaki
Aluminium water bottle with pure water for use and keepsake
Freedom of Choice Days

Excluded

  • International airfares and taxes
  • Domestic airfares and taxes, unless otherwise specified in our holiday package
  • Visa expenses, processing and issuance fees
  • Meals other than as specified in our holiday package
  • Travel Insurance or expenses of a personal nature (mini-bar, phone call, laundry, etc.),
  • Tips or gratuities to guides, drivers, porters, hotel, restaurant or boat staff, etc.
  • Or any other travel expense that has not been included in our holiday package
Room Upgrades
Hotel: Pacific Resort Rarotonga
Premium Beachfront Suite

Premium Beachfront Suite

Pacific Resort Rarotonga. The Premium Beachfront Suites are the ultimate option for those seeking a sophisticated retreat in paradise. Premium Beachfront Suites are well-appointed with Polynesian décor and cleverly designed for optimum sleeping and lounging areas along with a spacious modern bathroom. 

* Prices are dynamic based on travel dates. Please proceed to Book Now or contact us for details.
Freedom of Choice

Our Freedom of Choice program offers flexibility, by allowing you to choose from different options on pre-selected days.

Our per person price includes one tour on each Freedom of Choice day, as follows:

  • One "Freedom of Choice" tour on day 3
  • One "Freedom of Choice" tour on day 5

Expand the itinerary below for more details.

Please note, if more than one room is selected during the booking process, our team will contact you afterwards to discuss options.

Day 1
Rarotonga Airport → Pacific Resort Rarotonga

Upon arrival at Rarotonga Airport you will be greeted with Fresh "Flower Ei" and escorted to your private transfer to Pacific Resort Rarotonga. Along the way you will enjoy a refreshing juice or piccolo bubbly with chilled towels.

In an effort to eliminate plastics on the island, you will also receive an aluminium water bottle with pure water for use and keepsake.

Arrive at Pacific Resort Rarotonga for check-in and enjoy the resort facilities for the rest of the day.

Overnight stay at Pacific Resort Rarotonga in a Premium Garden Suite.

Rarotonga Airport → Pacific Resort Rarotonga
Pacific Resort Rarotonga
Day 2
Rarotonga

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and the rest of the day is yours to explore the Pacific Resort Rarotonga.

Why not go for a walk along the stunning Muri Beach or relax in the swimming pool surrounded by lush tropical gardens.

Overnight stay at Pacific Resort Rarotonga in a Premium Garden Suite.

Breakfast
Rarotonga
Muri Beach
Day 3
Rarotonga

It's time to explore the island! Enjoy a pre-selected tour from our Freedom of Choice options below. These tours can be taken on any day of your stay on Rarotonga with a maximum of 2 tours per itinerary as outlined below.

Overnight stay at Pacific Resort Rarotonga in a Premium Garden Suite.


Freedom of Choice Options

  • Tumutoa Umu Walking Tour :

    Available on Monday and Wednesday
    Learn about how Tumutoa’s ancestors once lived during this interactive tour, including traditional skills that many Cook Islanders still practice today. Tumutoa's focus is to share his knowledge passed down to him, which he showcases in a special way through the Umu Walking Discovery Tour.

OR

  • Storytellers Eco Cycle Discover Tour:

    Available on Monday and Wednesday
    Storytellers delivers an informative and genuine trip that takes guests on routes through lanes and tracks of the island showing the histories and heritage of our beautiful island nation called Rarotonga. Stories are told of our cultural aspect of this history, including how the connection with the heritage underpins a deeper love and respect of the lands natural environment inherent within the DNA of the Cook Island people.

OR

  • Raro Tours Island Discovery Tour :

    Available Monday to Friday
    Explore Rarotonga from the comfort of an air-conditioned coach as our experienced local guide takes you on a fascinating 3 hour sightseeing tour, your perfect introduction to the islands rich culture & history. You will visit many points of interest including ancient maraes (sacred sites), local arts & crafts shops, the Library & Museum, the Garden of the 7 Canoes, and many more. Light refreshments will be served at the end of your tour.

OR

  • Captain Tama's Lagoon Cruise:

    Available Monday to Friday
    This is undoubtedly one of the best ways to discover the protected lagoons of Rarotonga. Join the professional crew of Captain Tama's Lagoon Cruises on board one of their glass bottom boats and cruise over the world renown Muri Lagoon to the inner reef area where the varieties of tropical marine life is abundant.

OR

  • Pa's Cross Island Trek :

    Available Monday to Friday
    Pa is a Rarotongan born Cook Islander and has become a legend among locals and tourists.  As one of the Cook Islands more colourful characters will take you on a magical four hour tour of the island, learning about its myths and legends and native herbal lore. The island trek climb is quite steep to start with and becomes easier. 

OR

  • Raro's Safari Tour :

    Available Monday to Friday
    Discover the lush tropical interior of the island. You will visit the green valleys of Avatiu along a paved road that takes you close to the centre of the island. Along the way, you will see taro plantations. The taro plant is an important food crop throughout the Pacific. You will learn of its history and how it came to the Cook Islands. You will also learn about traditional land laws that govern the use of land and how it is passed on from generation to generation. Includes: Tasty Beach BBQ Fish lunch after 3 hour morning tour. 

Rarotonga
Tumutoa Uma Walking Tour
Day 4
Rarotonga

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and the rest of the day is yours to explore at the Pacific Resort Rarotonga.

You can try a kayak, stand up paddle board or snorkel around the warm waters of the Muri Lagoon.

Overnight stay at Pacific Resort Rarotonga in a Premium Garden Suite.

Breakfast
Rarotonga
Snorkelling in the Muri Lagoon
Day 5
Rarotonga

It's time to explore the island! Enjoy a pre-selected tour from our Freedom of Choice options below. These tours can be taken on any day of your stay on Rarotonga with a maximum of 2 tours per itinerary as outlined below.

Overnight stay at Pacific Resort Rarotonga in a Premium Garden Suite.


Freedom of Choice Options

  • Highland Paradise Drums of Our Forefeathers Islands Night Show & Dinner:

    Available Monday, Wednesday or Friday
    Highland Paradise, also known by the locals as ‘the lost village’ is locally owned by the descendants of those who once lived there. They look forward to welcoming you, and taking you on a journey back in time to experience what the life of their ancestors was like 600 years ago. This tour includes guided coach transfers, complimentary cocktail, warrior welcome, tour of cultural village, marae tapu lifting ceremony, umu feast and cultural stage show.

     

OR

  • Te Vara Nui Overwater Island Night Show & Dinner :

    Available Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday
    The Cook Islands greeting Kia Orana, “may you live on” reflects the beauty not only of our islands but also of our Cook Islands people. At Te Vara Nui Village you will meet local Cook Island Maori people who will share their stories, knowledge and heritage with you during the Cultural Village Tour. Finish with Rarotonga’s finest dancers and musicians as they perform by flaming torchlight on the floating and fixed stages of our waterfall garden while enjoying our delicious buffet. This stunning Over Water Night Show reflects the experience of our Village delivering an electric and authentic cultural performance like no other on the island!

Rarotonga
Te Vara Nui Overwater Island Night Show
Day 6
Rarotonga → Aitutaki

After your tropical breakfast check out from Pacific Resort and take your private transfer to Rarotonga Airport.

A quick and comfortable forty-five minute flight from Rarotonga takes you to the sublime turquoise waters of one of the world's most beautiful tropical lagoons. 

Arrive at Pacific Resort Aitutaki and check-in. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

Overnight stay at Pacific Resort Aitutaki in a Premium Beachfront Bungalow. 

Breakfast
Rarotonga → Aitutaki
Sunloungers on the beach - Pacific Resort Aitutaki
Day 7
Aitutaki

Day at leisure, take advantage of the many complimentary activities the Pacific Resort Aitutaki has to offer.

Overnight stay at Pacific Resort Aitutaki in a Premium Beachfront Bungalow.​

Breakfast
Aitutaki
Enjoying the crystal clear lagoon
Day 8
Aitutaki

While you are on Aitutaki you can enjoy the following tour:

  • Lagoon Cruise on the Vaka with lunch and transfers
    This superb cruise takes you to three fantastic, remote islets and a snorkelling area where you can feed tropical fish and see giant clams. Visit Akaiami, Moturakau and One Foot Island. Relax, enjoy warm tropical waters and be amazed by the natural beauty of Aitutaki’s world famous lagoon. The Vaka Cruise includes a substantial barbecue lunch with fresh fish and alcoholic beverages and soft drinks are available for sale. Towels, snorkels, masks and fins provided. The cruise provides complimentary tea, coffee and cold water onboard and biscuits for the hot drinks.

Overnight stay at Pacific Resort Aitutaki in a Premium Beachfront Bungalow.​

Breakfast
Aitutaki
Lagoon Cruise on the Vaka
Day 9
Aitutaki → Rarotonga

Enjoy your island continental breakfast and check out. Relax on your return flight to Rarotonga after your escape in Aitutaki. 

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
Cook Islands Maori and English
Local currency
New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
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Island Dining Experience

9 days
from AUD5,600
per person, twin share
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Rarotonga Airport
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Beach Holidays
Independent Holiday Packages
01 January 2022 - 31 March 2022

Hotel options

Pacific Resort Rarotonga
Pacific Resort Rarotonga

Rarotonga
Pacific Resort Rarotonga is the perfect blend of luxury, boutique accommodation right in the Cook Islands. This 4-star, full service resort offers an intimate collection of rooms, suites and villas set in the beautiful surrounds of the manicured gardens and beachfront location. The property has a family friendly environment and it’s a great place for couples, families and those looking to have a relaxing stay.

Pacific Resort Aitutaki
Pacific Resort Aitutaki

Aitutaki
The multi-award winning, five-star Pacific Resort Aitutaki, surrounded by the breathtaking, tranquil turquoise waters of the Aitutaki lagoon, offers an intimate collection of luxuriously appointed bungalows and villas. Each air-conditioned room offers uninterrupted views across the lagoon from your very own private sundeck. Pacific Resort Aitutaki is a calm and tranquil oasis in the heart of South Seas Polynesia. 
 

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