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Featured Apartments in Rarotonga

Avana Waterfront Apartments
3 out of 5
Kaireva Drive, Ngatangiia, Rarotonga
Located in Takitumu District, this beachfront apartment building is in the historical district and within a 5-minute walk of Avana Lagoon and Muri Lagoon. Muri ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (57 reviews)
"Very homely, bachy feel..super helpful and caring onsite manager. The pool is pretty small, but the set up around it is fun bright colours, nice BBQ area and a bonfire site. We probably won't book again because the location is right on one of the 7 channels, which are sometimes dangerous depending ..."

Reviewed on 25 Jul. 2021

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Coral Sands Apartments
3.5 out of 5
Main Road, Arorangi, Rarotonga
This Arorangi apartment building is on the beach, 2 mi (3.2 km) from Aroa Beach, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Para O Tane Palace and Cook Island Christian Church ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (53 reviews)
"Communication by host really poor . Did not realise there was no onsite manager. We’re there in middle of flooding and tropical storm and they were more concerned about a park bench that floated away than communicating with their guests on safety and finding out how we were . No one to meet us on ..."

Reviewed on 4 Jan. 2020

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Coral Sands Apartments
Tropical Sands
3 out of 5
Muri Village (4 minutes away), Rarotonga
Nestled on the beach, this Takitumu District apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Avana Lagoon and Muri Lagoon. Muri Beach and Koromiri are also ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (106 reviews)
"Lovely friendly, privately own resort with ATM, good ship and Petrol few min walk away. We booked 5 nights and after checking plenty of another hotels extended for another week)) Great value for money and super hosts."

Reviewed on 8 Dec. 2019

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Rarotonga Daydreamer Escape
3.5 out of 5
Ara Tapu Road, Vaimaanga Titikaveka, Rarotonga
Located in Tapere of Rutaki, this apartment building is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Aroa Beach and 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Wigmore's Waterfall. Black Rock and Muri Night ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (63 reviews)
"Lovely Rarotonga accomodation with very friendly hosts. Thanks so much for our lovely time away!"

Reviewed on 16 Aug. 2021

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Rarotonga Daydreamer Escape
The Cooks Oasis Holiday Villas
3 out of 5
Main Road, Arorangi, Rarotonga
Offering direct access to the beach, this Arorangi apartment building is in the historical district and within a 15-minute walk of Black Rock and Rarotonga Golf ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (55 reviews)
"The property is in need of a complete refurb. Don’t be fooled by the images, the reality is cramped, tired and tatty. I"

Reviewed on 12 Mar. 2020

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The Cooks Oasis Holiday Villas
Avana Valley Heights
3.5 out of 5
Avana Pass, Rarotonga
Located in Takitumu District, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Avana Lagoon, Muri Beach and Muri Lagoon. Te Vara Nui Village and Koromiri ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (15 reviews)
Avana Valleys Paradise
"I have a very warm welcome!! Averil and Mario are so friendly and make my stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible! The place is great and wonderful! I have no words to describe how lovely is the place!!!"

Reviewed on 27 Mar. 2020

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Avana Valley Heights
Konaki Villas, Ocean view
Raemaru, Rarotonga, Rarotonga
The price is NZ$167 per night from 27 Oct. to 27 Oct.
Located in Arorangi, this romantic apartment building is within 3 miles (5 km) of Puaikura Beach, Aroa Beach and Black Rock. Wigmore's Waterfall and Rarotonga ...
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Great Villa on the west side of Raro! Awesome hosts and great Village!
"I would definitely return to stay in this Villa. All the essentials are provided in this comfortable, modern and stylish Villa which is set in the hills under the Raemaru mountain in the Arorangi district. Great view of the Island and Ocean and close to a great cafe called Beluga. The deck is fantastic ..."

Reviewed on 18 Jul. 2019

Konaki Villas, Ocean view
Paradise Holiday Homes Rarotonga
4 out of 5
Ara Metua, Kauare, Titikaveka, Rarotonga
Located in Takitumu District, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Avana Lagoon and Muri Lagoon. Muri Beach and Te Vara Nui Village are also ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (6 reviews)
"Lots of space ,in the proximity to the mountains"

Reviewed on 17 Jul. 2021

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Whitehouse Apartments Rarotonga
3.5 out of 5
Avarua, Rarotonga
Located in Arorangi, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Aroa Beach and Puaikura Beach. Wigmore's Waterfall is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) away.
4.7/5 Exceptional! (3 reviews)
"we liked the privacy while we were close to one of the resorts which allowed outsiders to use the facilities.there was nothing we did not like,we had a great time."

Reviewed on 13 Aug. 2021

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Whitehouse Apartments Rarotonga
MOEROA  VILLAS - In the heart of Town.
Avatiu, Rarotonga, Rarotonga
Located in Avarua, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Punanga Nui Market and Cook Islands Whale and Wildlife Centre. Para O Tane Palace and ...
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MOEROA VILLAS - In the heart of Town.
Muri Retreat
3 out of 5
Ambala Road, Muri Ngatangiia, Rarotonga
Located in Takitumu District, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Muri Lagoon, Muri Beach and Tikioki Beach. Muri Night Markets and Te Vara ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (7 reviews)
"Located in a quiet area But theres a phone thay dosen't go ordered a pick up form airport but didnt turn up"

Reviewed on 16 Jan. 2020

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Panama Beachfront Apartments Rarotonga
3.5 out of 5
Main Road, Rarotonga
Located in Rarotonga, this beachfront apartment building is next to a golf course and within 1 mi (2 km) of Rarotonga Golf Club and Black Rock. Punanga Nui Market ...
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Panama Beachfront Apartments Rarotonga
 On Vaimaanga Beach a recently built modern apartment for up to four guests!
Located in Takitumu District, this apartment building is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Wigmore's Waterfall and within 3 miles (5 km) of Aroa Beach and Puaikura Beach. ...
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On Vaimaanga Beach a recently built modern apartment for up to four guests!
Vaima Studio - just steps from the best beach = great value for money !
Located in Takitumu District, this romantic apartment building is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Wigmore's Waterfall and within 3 miles (5 km) of Aroa Beach and Puaikura ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
"Fantastic place to stay when you come to Raro. The facility is excellent and so is the location. Highly recommended..."

Reviewed on 23 Aug. 2021

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Vaima Studio - just steps from the best beach = great value for money !
Te Moana Nui Villa 2
3.5 out of 5
Akaoa, Rarotonga, Rarotangi
Nestled on the beach, this Arorangi apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Puaikura Beach, Aroa Beach and Rarotonga Golf Club. Black Rock and National Stadium ...
3.7/5 Good! (3 reviews)
"Good location. Too much noise from screeching roosters and barking dogs"

Reviewed on 22 Jul. 2019

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Te Moana Nui Villa 2
Wild Coffee Cabin - Spacious clean and cool, quiet and relaxing
Located in Avarua, this apartment building is within 1 mile (2 km) of Punanga Nui Market, Cook Islands Whale and Wildlife Centre and Para O Tane Palace. Cook ...
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Wild Coffee Cabin - Spacious clean and cool, quiet and relaxing
Great Value for $ on Muri Beach with Pool and Kayaks on the Muri 'golden mile' !
Nestled on the beach, this Takitumu District apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of Muri Beach and Muri Lagoon. Tikioki Beach and Muri Night Markets ...
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
"The accommodation was great, the studio was well contained, you had a BBQ for cooking, very private, had your own sunbathing area, use of a saltwater pool. You are central to everything in Muri Beach"

Reviewed on 12 Jul. 2021

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Great Value for $ on Muri Beach with Pool and Kayaks on the Muri 'golden mile' !
Heron s Reef Holiday Apartments, Private, Self Contained, Value, on the Seafront
Located in Matavera, this apartment building is within 3 miles (5 km) of Avana Lagoon, Muri Lagoon and Muri Beach. Beachcomber Pearl Market and Cook Islands ...
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Heron s Reef Holiday Apartments, Private, Self Contained, Value, on the Seafront
Kaireva Beach House
3.5 out of 5
Kaireva, Avana Harbour, Muri, Rarotonga
Nestled on the beach, this Takitumu District apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of Avana Lagoon and Muri Lagoon. Muri Beach and Koromiri are also within ...
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Kaireva Beach House
Sunset Palms Rarotonga
3 out of 5
Akaoa Tapere, Rarotonga
Located in Arorangi, this apartment building is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Puaikura Beach and within 3 miles (5 km) of Aroa Beach and Black Rock. Rarotonga Golf Club ...
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The Edgewater Resort and Spa

The Edgewater Resort and Spa

3.5 out of 5
Avarua, Rarotonga
The price is NZ$230 per night from 30 Oct. to 30 Oct.
3.8/5 Good! (891 reviews)
"The Edgewater hotel was a very nice place to stay."

Reviewed on 12 Aug. 2021

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Moana Sands Beachfront Villas

Moana Sands Beachfront Villas

3.5 out of 5
Ara Tapu, Vaimaanga, Rarotonga
The price is NZ$400 per night from 24 Oct. to 24 Oct.
4.6/5 Wonderful! (45 reviews)
"Thoroughly recommend Moana Sands Villas. Excellent location and facilities. Friendly helpful staff. We’ll be back !"

Reviewed on 17 Jul. 2021

Moana Sands Beachfront Villas
Lagoon Breeze Villas

Lagoon Breeze Villas

3 out of 5
Aroa Beach, Beach Road, Arorangi, Rarotonga
4.7/5 Exceptional! (124 reviews)
"Good location & amenities, Terrible cleaning of our room."

Reviewed on 28 Mar. 2020

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Staying in an Apartment in Rarotonga

There are 96 accommodation choices in Rarotonga, including a selection of apartments. Take time to enjoy the area's amazing beaches and spectacular coral reefs.

Why would you choose an apartment versus a traditional hotel? An apartment comes equipped with a kitchen, so you can cook some of your meals, and is usually more spacious than a traditional hotel room.

Here are some of the top Rarotonga apartments you can choose from:

Avana Waterfront Apartments:

  • Neighbourhood: Matavera

Coral Sands Apartments:

  • A dining area, WiFi and a flat-screen TV included
  • Neighbourhood: Arorangi
  • An outdoor pool and free parking on site

Tropical Sands:

  • Neighbourhood: Matavera
  • Includes a furnished patio, a private garden and a sofa bed
  • Free parking and a terrace on site

Paradise Holiday Homes Rarotonga:

  • A private pool, a furnished balcony and a living room included
  • Neighbourhood: Matavera
  • An outdoor pool and free parking on site

Muri Retreat:

  • In Rarotonga
  • Includes a furnished balcony
  • An outdoor pool and free parking on site

When is the Best Time to Visit Rarotonga?

Though weather is just one factor, it can have an impact on your travel plans, especially if you're planning for a longer stay. Since apartments often have stricter cancellation policies, it might be good to familiarise yourself with these weather averages before booking.

  • The hottest months are typically March and February, while September and August are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 29°C and nighttime temperatures average 23°C
  • April-June: 29°C is the daytime average and 20°C is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 26°C and nighttime averages are around 19°C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 29°C during the day and 20°C at night
  • Average rainfall is 1254 inches in a year

Things to Do in Rarotonga

Travellers appreciate Rarotonga for its beaches and coral reefs. Cultural attractions include Cook Islands Library and Museum and Cook Islands National Museum, whereas Wigmore's Waterfall and Aroa Beach are a couple of picturesque spots to enjoy the outdoors. Other places in town to visit include Cook Island Christian Church and Para O Tane Palace.

Rarotonga is also popular for:
  • Snorkelling
  • Seafood
  • Boating
  • Diving
  • Gardens

How to Get to Rarotonga and Around the Area

Fly into Rarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.), which is located 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from the heart of the city. If you'd like to explore around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.

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