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Relax in Paradise

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Escape to Paradise where you can leave your everyday life behind to relax and unwind. The stunning backdrop of the blue Muri Lagoon invites you to do as little or as much as you like.
Cook Islands
Beach Holidays
Independent Holiday Packages

Highlights

7 nights at Pacific Resort Rarotonga - 4* in a Garden Room

Enjoy an exciting array of complimentary activities to keep you entertained at Pacific Resort Rarotonga

Do as little or as much as you like, the island is yours to enjoy at your leisure

2 Freedom of Choice Activities

Escape the everyday life for 7 nights of paradise in the beautiful Cook Islands.

Staying 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 and the swimming pool is tucked away and surrounded by tropical gardens.

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 relax in paradise.  

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Included

7 nights at Pacific Resort Rarotonga - 4*
Fresh "Flower Ei" meet and greet on arrival
Private return transfers from Rarotonga Airport to Pacific Resort
Daily tropical breakfast
Aluminium water bottle with pure water for use and keepsake
Freedom of Choice Days

Freedom of Choice

For this package we have included Freedom of Choice days in the itinerary. Our per person price includes one tour on each Freedom of Choice day.

Pre-select one tour on the following days:

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

Expand the itinerary below for more details.

Optional Extras

  • Upgrade to a Premium Beachfront Suite for an additional $965 per person/stay
  • Choose to add an Aitutaki Daytour for an additional $640 per person

Itinerary

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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 Garden Room.

Breakfast
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 Garden Room.

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:

  • Tumutoa Umu Walking Tour - available on Monday and Wednesday
    This interactive tour has you learning hands-on how our ancestors once lived, and the traditional skills many Cook Islanders still practice today. Tumutoas focus is to share his knowledge passed down to him through demonstration 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.

NOTE: These tours can be taken on Days 2-7 

Overnight stay at Pacific Resort Rarotonga in a Garden Room.

Breakfast
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 Garden Room.

Breakfast
Rarotonga
Snorkeling in the Muri Lagoon
Day 5
Rarotonga

Today you can enjoy a pre-selected tour from our Freedom of Choice options:

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

OR

  • Kites-up Sea Scooter Tour - Monday - Friday (Children under 12 years not permitted)
    Explore, enjoy & experience the beauty of our island paradise above and below water. The Sea Scooter Snorkel Tour is a thrilling way of experiencing Rarotonga's crystal clear waters and its astonishing marine life. Make your moments in Rarotonga unforgettable ones!
     

NOTE: These tours can be taken on Days 2-7

Overnight stay at Pacific Resort Rarotonga in a Garden Room.

Breakfast
Rarotonga
Te Vara Nui Overwater Island Night Show
Day 6
Rarotonga

After breakfast the day is yours.

Why not enjoy a little pampering at the Pacific Resort Rarotonga Nail Lounge. On offer are express manicures & pedicures, as well as nail art and spa manicures and pedicures. (Optional/own expense).

Overnight stay at Pacific Resort Rarotonga in a Garden Room.

 

Breakfast
Day 7
Rarotonga

Today is your last day to relax and enjoy the Cook Islands paradise.

Before you leave you can dine with the sand between your toes at Sandals Restaurant or enjoy a tropical cocktail and watch the sunset at the Barefoot Bar. (Optional/Own expense).

Overnight stay at Pacific Resort Rarotonga in a Garden Room.

Breakfast
Rarotonga
Enjoy a tropical cocktail
Day 8
Rarotonga → Rarotonga Airport

After breakfast prepare to check-out feeling relaxed, refreshed and a little sad to be leaving paradise.

Depart to Rarotonga Airport with a private transfer. 

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
Cook Islands Maori and English
Local currency
New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
Independent Holiday Package

Start your holiday when and with who you want! Our Independent Holiday Packages are NOT group tours with set departure dates. Available daily, they are pre-designed, purpose built, packaged itineraries full of memorable experiences delivered by our hand-picked local partners.

7 nights
from AUD1,936
per person, twin share
Cook Islands
Rarotonga Airport
Rarotonga Airport
Beach Holidays
Independent Holiday Packages
01 April 2021 - 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.

Important notes

  • Blackout dates may apply
  • Terms and Conditions apply

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