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Holidays in Rarotonga

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Rarotonga Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most Rarotonga hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

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Where to stay in Rarotonga

Find the best Rarotonga areas and neighborhoods for the activities you enjoy most. Learn more about Rarotonga

Top hotels in Rarotonga

The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium
The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium
4 out of 5
Aroa Beach Marine Reserve, Arorangi, Ara Tapu Rd, Rarotonga
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$200 per night from 3 Mar. to 4 Mar.
4/5Very Good! (178 reviews)

"Awesome place to stay. Friendly staff and lovely surroundings."…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar. 2020

The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium
Pacific Resort Rarotonga
Pacific Resort Rarotonga
4 out of 5
Muri Beach, Rarotonga
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$655 per night from 3 Mar. to 4 Mar.
4.4/5Wonderful! (211 reviews)

"We loved this resort! The staff and amenities were amazing! We were able to SUP every morning in the gorgeous lagoon, then eat a fabulous continental style breakfast, kayak out to the island and snorkel until the afternoon! So much fun! The food at the resort restaurant is really good! Breakfast ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020

Pacific Resort Rarotonga
The Edgewater Resort and Spa
The Edgewater Resort and Spa
3.5 out of 5
Avarua, Rarotonga
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$220 per night from 15 Mar. to 16 Mar.
3.8/5Good! (886 reviews)

"It was convenient and had everything we needed, the wedding area is beautiful and the aircon was an awesome bonus!!!"…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar. 2020

The Edgewater Resort and Spa
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Top activities in Rarotonga

Rarotonga Beach Holiday

There's nothing like a Rarotonga holiday to put a bounce in your step. The sound of rolling surf and the smell of salty sea air are sure to refresh your mind and body. To be close to the town centre on your trip to Rarotonga, find a hotel around Muri Beach (only 5 kilometres away). If the plan is to stay for a bit, browse our Rarotonga holiday packages. Not only will you save some cash, you'll also have other stunning beaches around you to explore, like Aroa Beach and Puaikura Beach. We call that a win-win!

Things You Should Know About Rarotonga

  • If your idea of getaway bliss includes luxuries like staying just steps from the beach, the smell of salty air drifting through your window and the sound of waves lulling you to sleep, browse our Rarotonga beach hotels.
  • Private holiday homes such as Natura Beach Pool Villa 1 and Arcadia Retreat Rarotonga are also popular. Whether you're organising a family getaway or a romantic escape with that special someone, you're sure to find something that fits your requirements.

Frequently asked questions

How much does a Rarotonga holiday package cost?
Get set to book, because a getaway to Rarotonga starts from only . When you bundle your flights, hotels and more into a travel package, you’ll land the best prices.
If I'm not able to travel, can I cancel my Rarotonga holiday package?
It’s impossible to predict what the future holds, so it’s good to know that you can cancel or change your Rarotonga holiday package. If you booked in the last 24 hours, you may be entitled to a refund. If it’s an older booking, your airline, hotel or car rental company may charge a fee. Check our Customer Service Portal to find out more.
How do I get a cheap travel package to Rarotonga?
Combine your flight and hotel bookings, add on extras such as activities, and save as much as $200. A Rarotonga holiday package makes travelling cheap and easy for everyone. You won’t just walk away with exciting discounts on your getaway — you’ll have a huge amount of choice within your reach too. When you book with Expedia, you can choose from more than 400 partner airlines and 1 000 000 properties worldwide. Your affordable holiday begins right here, right now!
What are the top hotels in Rarotonga?
Many people visiting Rarotonga often stay in Ngatangiia. Muri Beach Club and Pacific Resort Rarotonga are well-liked options in this neighbourhood. But it’s not the only exciting place in town! Takitumu District is also a fantastic area and where you’ll find Palm Grove and Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel.
When is the best time of year to visit Rarotonga?
If you love the buzz of peak season, you’ll enjoy visiting Rarotonga in August, July, June. If you’re seeking a more relaxed vibe, January, October, November will suit you better. Watching your budget? Perhaps avoid December, when things like airfares and hotels go up in price. May is generally when you’ll score the best deals.
How far in advance should I book my Rarotonga holiday?
While prices change from time to time, we generally recommend reserving your seat as soon as possible. Most international fares become available on Expedia up to 12 months in advance. If you’re booking late, you might still get lucky. Discount prices to Rarotonga occasionally appear just weeks before departure.
What does an Expedia Rarotonga travel package include?
That depends on what you’re after. If you’re travelling solo, you might decide to bundle hotels and flights. Bringing the whole crew to Rarotonga? A travel package including hotels, rental cars and flights might suit you better. Expedia gives you the flexibility and freedom to tailor-make your travel package.
What should I know before booking a Rarotonga travel package?
So many places to explore, so many things to see. With a package, you’ll be able to check more of them off your list. Combine your flights, rental cars and hotels and get set to save.
Does Expedia offer Book Now, Pay Later Rarotonga holiday packages?
Thanks to our partnership with online lender Affirm, those booking via Expedia can now pay for their flights and more in smaller installments that won’t hurt your savings. Book Now, Pay Later and start organising your dream getaway today!
Can I choose my airline with a Rarotonga Expedia holiday package?
You can, and with more than 550 airlines to pick from across the globe, you have loads of choice. Browse the available options and see which airline best fits your needs and budget.