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Private beach, white sand, sun-loungers, beach towels
Private beach, white sand, sun-loungers, beach towels
Private beach, white sand, sun-loungers, beach towels
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers

Guest reviews

4.8 out of 5 Exceptional
38 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Breakfast included
Parking included
Air conditioning
Restaurant
Kitchen

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays

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Explore the area

Popular LocationMaire Nui Botanical Gardens1 min walk
Popular LocationTikioki Marine Sanctuary10 min walk
Popular LocationMatutu Brewing Company15 min walk
AirportRarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.)20 min drive

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About this area

Rarotonga

Located on a private beach, Little Polynesian Resort is in Rarotonga's Tapere of Titikaveka neighbourhood. Black Rock and Rarotonga Golf Club are worth visiting if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Tikioki Marine Sanctuary and Muri Beach. Don't miss out on a visit to Te Vara Nui Village. Discover the area's water adventures with scuba diving and windsurfing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with ecotours and hiking/biking trails. Guests appreciate the resort's location for the sightseeing.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Maire Nui Botanical Gardens - 1 min walk
  • Tikioki Beach - 5 min walk
  • Tikioki Marine Sanctuary - 10 min walk
  • Matutu Brewing Company - 15 min walk
  • Muri Night Markets - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportRarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.) - 20 min drive

Restaurants

  • Little Poly Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Deli-licious - 3 min drive
  • LBV Bakery & Cafe - 3 min drive
  • Vili's Burgers - 4 min drive
  • The Rickshaw - 4 min drive

About this property

Little Polynesian Resort

Ocean-view resort with a poolside bar, near Tikioki Marine Sanctuary
Along with a private beach, this resort has a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Free continental breakfast and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a bar/lounge, a poolside bar and WiFi in public areas. All 14 rooms provide conveniences such as living rooms and kitchenettes, plus furnished balconies or patios and TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include wireless Internet access (surcharge), DVD players and room service (during limited hours).
Little Polynesian Resort offers 14 forms of accommodation with DVD players and a safe. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. This accommodation offers separate living rooms. Beds feature premium bedding. Accommodation at this 4.5-star resort has kitchenettes with coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a shower, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Satellite televisions are provided. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the resort include a private beach and an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows industry sanitisation guidelines of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (NZD 20 per 24-hour period)
  • Available in some public areas: WiFi (NZD 20 per 24-hour period)

Parking and public transport

  • Free uncovered self parking
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily 8 AM–10:30 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snorkelling

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • DVD player
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Mini-fridge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Separate living room

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • Beach loungers
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Private beachfront location
  • Terrace

More

  • Beach towels
  • Couples dining
  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 29-inch TV
  • DVD player
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini fridge

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony or patio

More

  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Separate living room
  • Turndown service

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Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Guests who book a "Heavenly Honeymoon Special" room type must present a valid marriage certificate issued within 6 months of travel to receive the benefits. The property reserves the right to amend the rate if valid proof is not provided.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 17 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 17 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 20 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 20 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 50.00 per person (roundtrip)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Children 17 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Little Polynesian
Little Polynesian Rarotonga
Little Polynesian Resort
Little Polynesian Resort Rarotonga
Little Polynesian
Little Polynesian Resort Resort
Little Polynesian Resort Rarotonga
Little Polynesian Resort Resort Rarotonga

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Little Polynesian Resort and receive a full refund?
Yes, Little Polynesian Resort offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Little Polynesian Resort cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Little Polynesian Resort have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Little Polynesian Resort pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Little Polynesian Resort?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Little Polynesian Resort?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to anytime.
What time is check-out at Little Polynesian Resort?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Does Little Polynesian Resort provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of NZD 50.00 per person, roundtrip, applies.
Where is Little Polynesian Resort located?
Nestled on the beach, this Tapere of Titikaveka resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of Tikioki Marine Sanctuary and Muri Beach. Muri Lagoon and Te Vara Nui Village are also within 3 mi (5 km).
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4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

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This was one of the most beautiful hotels we have ever stayed at. The service and attention to detail was world class. It was the perfect honeymoon getaway. The food at the hotel was also spectacular, we were sad we couldn't try everything on the menu! I highly recommend this hotel.
Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
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Perfect in every way excellent facilities and restaurant
Stayed 4 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Beautiful resort. Spacious rooms and bathrooms. Really nice restaurant with fabulous food and very friendly staff
Stayed 8 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
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Absolute paradise beach villa’s were perfect Staff were amazing & a special thanks to Judor
Stayed 7 nights in Nov 2019

4/5 Good

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Little polly
Little Polynesia is a lovely boutique hotel, they have just got it spot on.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2019