The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium (formerly The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa)

Want to have that real tropical beach holiday feeling?  Want to make beautiful holiday memories with your partner or family? 
The colours of paradise. Your toes in the white sandy beach. Meeting the friendly reef fish in the blue lagoon.
Swaying in a hammock in the cool green shade of a coconut palm gazing at tropical skies.  
Get that real Rarotongan holiday feeling, at Rarotonga's best full-service beach resort. Right in the heart of the South Seas. 

Enjoy the Cook Islands' Signature Beach Resort Experience

Kia Orana & Welcome to The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium (formerly The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa), the Cook Islands’ iconic signature full-service beach resort, set on absolute beachfront on the island's preferred sunshine southwest coast. 
Discover that real Raro feeling - right here in your resort. 

Journey here to The Rarotongan in the heart of the South Seas to discover that true South Pacific spirit. 
The Rarotongan is set directly on Rarotonga's best secluded white sandy beach, Aroa Beach, right on the island's sunshine southwest coast. Soak up the sun all day, then drink in the island's best sunset lagoon views, stunning.

Directly off The Rarotongan's Aroa Beach discover famous Aroa Lagoon Marine Sanctuary, Rarotonga's best snorkelling spot, world-famous for its amazing underwater wonderland. Play with the rainbow-coloured reef fishes to your heart's content. Hand feed the tropical fish - or even head out on our famous Night Snorkelling Adventure. A rare tropical treat. 

You can find a number of  resorts on Rarotonga, but only at The Rarotongan will you truly find Rarotonga in your resort.

When you're yearning for the tropical island paradise escape of your dreams-complete with sun, sand, sea and the spirit of the South Seas- The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium awaits you.
Grab your great holiday special now. Email us at for your personalized quote using the best rates + extra bonus deals to make your great-value tropical beach getaway extra sweet! 


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  • Join our Kia Orana Club + get awesome Member's Only Deals!! 

"We've checked out nearly all the resorts/accommodations around the island and
The Rarotongan and Sanctuary Rarotonga are excellent value for money"  

AT A GLANCE – enjoy all these benefits on your holiday @ The Rarotongan:

Free Inclusions for in-house Resort Guests:

  • Free_Daily Tropical Breakfast Buffet includes ham, cheese, fresh island fruits, fresh fruit salad, home-stewed fruits, Bircher muesli, homemade yoghurt, fresh-baked breads, pastries, muffins & croissants, cereals,  toast, spreads, fruit juices, tea & coffee 
  • Free_Daily Activities Programme_Snorkelling Lessons, Marine Sanctuary Snorkelling Tours, Try Scuba in the Pool, Fish Feeding, Island Drumming & Dancing Lessons, Ukulele Lessons, Pareu (Wrap Around Sarong) Tying, Palm-frond Weaving, Flower Garland (Lei) Making, Coconut Husking Show, Crab Hunting, Crab Racing, Guided Village & Nature Walks, Karaoke, Trivia Nights, Bingo Nights
  • Free_Water Sports_Stand-Up Paddleboards, Kayaks, Snorkelling Gear, Beach Towels, Sun Loungers, Hammocks
  • Free_Kids Stay & Play FREE! (to 11 years); when sharing room w/parents
  • Free_Teens Stay & Play FREE! (12-16 years); when sharing room w/ parents  
  • Free_Moko’s Kids Club (4-11 years) + Teen Zone (12-16 years). Moko’s Kids Club + Teen Zone open year-round, Mon-Sat, 9am-12noon, 2-5pm + 7-9pm
  • Free_Kids Welcome Pack for Moko’s Kids (age 4-11 years)
  • Free_Snacks + Drinks for Kids at Moko’s Kids Club sessions
  • Free_Invitation to weekly Manager’s Sunset Cocktail Party
  • Free_Welcome Drink upon arrival to Resort
  • Free_Microwave in-room
  • Free_Honeymoon Bonus for honeymoon couples

Take advantage of even more Family-Friendly facilities @ The Rarotongan: 
  • Interconnecting Beachside Rooms & Beachfront Rooms available; request at time of booking
  • 2-Bedroom Family Suites (can accommodate 2adults+4children/teens) 
  • Self-catering 2-Bedroom Beachside Suites & Grand Beachfront Suites (can accommodate 2adults+4children/teens)
  • Deluxe Beachside Suites & Deluxe Beachfront Suites can accommodate 3rd child when aged under 2, in a cot
  • Complimentary cots/cribs, highchairs & baby baths are available on request at time of booking
  • Click on "Rooms" for more helpful info

Enjoy all these facilities &  services @ The Rarotongan:

  • Aroa Beach_secluded resort beach 
  • Aroa Lagoon Marine Sanctuary_amazing snorkelling
  • Captain Andy’s Beach Bar & Grill w/ Cocktail Happy Hour
  • SpaPolynesia @ The Rarotongan
  • Waterfall Swimming Pool
  • Water Sports – Stand-Up Paddleboards, Kayaks, Snorkelling Gear, Beach Towels, Sun Loungers, Hammocks
  • Activities Hut – Tennis, Beach Volleyball, Beach Soccer, Pool Table, Games Room, Big Screen TV, Guest Library, Board Games
  • Gym (air-conditioned) + Outdoor Fitness Trail
  • Moko’s Kids Club, Banana Beach Playland baby crèche, Little Dolphins Mini Waterpark, Teen Zone
  • Raro Style Gift Shop + Treasure Chest Gift Shop
  • Best of the Islands Tour Desk
  • Treetops Function Room, Blue Lagoon Marquee, Latitude 21-30 Private Function Room (air-conditioned + sound proof), Arataki Executive Conference Room, Business Centre
  • Guest Laundries
  • Guest Ice Machines
  • Personal Wedding Planner
  • Conference & Events Organizer
  • Free Parking
  • 24-hour Reception
  • 24-hour Security

Leave it all behind and immerse yourself in Paradise @ The Rarotongan 

☎ +(682) 25-800 ☎ NZ 0800 727-686 ☎ AU 1800 272 768 (General inquiries direct to the Resort) 
☎ AU 1300 117-292 (Quotes and reservations from Australia)