Themed Events
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Events Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Spices of Asia Buffet Night            
Island BBQ & Fire Dancer            
Legends of Polynesia Night            
Sumptuous Seafood Buffet Night            
Flame Grilled Steak Night            
Nightlife Tour            
Island BBQ & Fire Dance Show            
Carvery Roast Night            

Every night is a theme night at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa. Whether it is the exciting sights and sounds of the Resort's award-winning Island Night, or the subtle voice of a solo guitarist, you can be entertained nightly by our diverse theme nights.

Our extensive a la carte menu is always available, and is supplemented by our Chef's delectable nightly dinner specials. But if it is exceptional dining and rich cultural experiences you seek, consider our theme events.

Spices of Asia Night

The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa puts an brings out the spices of the far east. The appeal and selection of Mongolian BBQ awaits you at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa. Select from an array of fresh New Zealand lamb, prime beef, chicken, and fresh vegetables. Combine these with your choice of sauces, and sit back and watch the Chef cook your meal before your eyes. A hot buffet awaits, including selections such as chicken stir-fry with roasted cashews, chili fried noodles accompanied by Thai beef salad, rice salad with fruits and nuts, and more. For a sweet ending, enjoy ice cream, lychees, and fresh fruits, before letting rip with Karaoke.


Island BBQ & Fire Dancer

Another fine example of how The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa wants to share our Cook Islands cuisine, music, dance and culture with you is our amazing Island BBQ and Fire Dance Show. Start your evening off with the many options available at our Island BBQ, including a large array of beef, fish, pork, lamb, and chicken, accompanied by a variety of salads and sides. After dinner, sit back with one our delicious desserts and listen to the Tamariki Manuia Drummers, Dancers & String Band. Prepare to be amazed with a spectacular show of traditional island Fire Dancing. Bring both your camera and enthusiasm.


Legends of Polynesia Night

The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa offers the island's finest and most authentic Island Nights, including the only traditional island night Umu Feast cooked in an earthoven. Grab a cocktail and watch another breathtaking Rarotongan sunset before being invited to witness the ceremonial opening of the Umu earthoven fire pit. The aroma from the steaming, slow-cooked traditional island foods will have you lining up for a feast of island favorites, including Ika Mata (a classic Cook Islands dish of gamefish marinated in coconut milk and lime), Rukau (taro leaves and onion), Puaka (succulent island pork), Poke (banana, arrowroot, and coconut cream pudding), and Kinaki (island staple foods of taro, maniota, and cooked green bananas). Also featured is tender prime beef, lamb, chicken and a wide range of fresh salads. Divine desserts finish off this delectable island feast.

Seafood of the Seven Seas Night

Savour the bounty of the oceans and land prepared in a variety of the world’s great cuisines. Fresh fish, Ika Mata, Prawns, Crab, and a whole lot more.   Enjoy your evening to the mellow musical accompaniment of Andre Tapena.


Flame Grilled Steak Night

Rest up and relax prior to Friday night, as there is a lot of adventure, action and exciting dining at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa. The Flame Grilled Steak Night offers premium t-bone steak marinated in local Cooks Lager, as well as prime ribeye steak with a cracked pepper rub, BBQ sausage skewers with onion and bacon, beef lasagna, garlic mashed potatoes with mushroom gravy and more. Grab a selection from our delectable desserts while you enjoy our fantastic South Seas Cabaret Show. Looking for a bit more excitement? Hop aboard our Friday NiteLife Tour and visit some of Rarotonga's hippest and entertaining bars and clubs.


Nightlife Tour

Ready to experience Rarotonga after dark? Hop aboard The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa's Friday NiteLife Tour. During our popular nightclub tour, we will deliver you to all of the islands top nightspots. Join fellow guests and locals in dancing the night away, and see just how exciting the nightlife of Rarotonga can be. No worries about having to drive back, as we deliver you in the safety and comfort of our fun-bus.


Carvery Roast Night

There is no finer way to end your relaxing weekend then The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa's Sunday Carvery Roast Night. The extensive and creative selections include roast leg of lamb served with candied pears and a balsamic jus, roast pork with apple sauce, roast beef with Yorkshire pudding, salad buffet, baked potatoes and more. When you are done, grab a selection from our dessert buffet and relax to the smooth, easy-listening sounds of solo guitarist Tok.