Independent review of Aroa Beachside Inn in Rarotonga Cook Islands

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Aroa Inn Cook Islands is located on a beautiful white sand beach on the quiet south-west shore of Rarotonga with good swimming, snorkelling and kayaking at all tides. The eight Beachside Units and three Oceanview Units are set is spacious landscaped gardens in both single and double story accommodations all with lagoon views from their deck areas. All units are self contained with kitchens and en-suite bathrooms.

Recommended For:
  • Singles & Couples
  • Great Value Beach Holiday
  • Good Snorkelling, Kayaking
Quick Facts
  • Minimum Stay = 4 Nights
  • 11 Rooms / Beachfront Location
  • Self Catering / Bar & BBQ Nights

Aroa Beachside Inn Room Details & Rates

Room Category
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(c = child)
Hotel Public Rate
(for 2 people)
Ocean View Studio - Single 1a NZ$ 205
Ocean View Studio 3a NZ$ 265
Beach Side Deluxe - Single 1a NZ$ 320
Beach Side Deluxe 4a NZ$ 365

Children Under 12yrs not permitted

Get these Free Inclusions
Daily Tropical Breakfast
Free use of Snorkel gear and Kayaks
Stay 7 / Pay 6
Get one free night if staying seven nights or more
Low Season Special - Discount Rates
Valid for Stays in a Beachfront Bungalow ONLY: 21 Nov to to 31 Mar
Get 10% Off the nightly rate

Aroa Beachside Inn Information & Facts

  • Hotel Location:    Beachfront, on main road, South West Coast Rarotonga
  • Getting There:    20 mins by road from Rarotonga Airport
  • Unique Qualities:    Picturesque and secluded beach setting, good value for money
  • Ideal for:    Singles, Couples
  • Hotel Features:    11 Units. BBQ Nights
  • Dining:    Restaurant & Bar at the hotel - no independent restaurants walking distance
  • Children Policy:    Under 12yrs NOT permitted
  • Local Attractions / Tours:    Arorangi Village, Papuya Waterfall, Cross Island Track

  • The Beach:    Excellent - fine white sand extending along coast
  • The Ocean:    Excellent - sandy bottom, good for swimming
  • Snorkelling:    Good - some coral and reef fish off from beach
  • Other Activities:    Kayaking

Hotel Amenities

The beach in front of the Aroa Inn is very secluded with beautiful white sand backed by tall palm trees and one of the best swimming lagoons on Rarotonga. There are sun loungers and hammocks to soak up the sunshine.

Other on-site facilities to make your stay more comfortable include car parking, security boxes, and same-day laundry service and ironing facility. There are shops and a dairy within easy walking distance, cafes and restaurants nearby, a bus stop right outside the property, and of course Rarotonga is a small island with a multitude of great destinations for dining out.