Rarotonga has excellent lagoons fringed by white-sand beaches and living coral reefs, making swimming and snorkelling safe and enjoyable. Inland areas have a dramatic rugged profile with a lush rainforest cover, valleys feature small plantations and colourful village gardens of vibrant tropical flora. The local people take pride in keeping their homes and and villages clean and tidy. The natural environment is unspoiled and unpolluted. Several cultural events and various festivals are held throughout the year. Restaurants, bars, cafes and social clubs are plentiful. The Rarotongan offers guests a different theme dinner buffet complete with varied live entertainment every night, and the island’s only authentic Island Night complete with genuine umukai feast and top island dance troupe.