Where to stay around Rarotonga?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 222 holiday lettings near Rarotonga. From 143 houses to 39 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Rarotonga is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Rarotonga?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Rarotonga. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • South Pacific: 59,236 holiday homes
  • Arorangi District: 205 holiday homes
  • Muri Beach: 206 holiday homes
  • Avarua District: 206 holiday homes
  • Aro'a Beach: 206 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Rarotonga! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Rarotonga?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Rarotonga with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Arorangi District: 205 holiday lettings
  • Avarua District: 206 holiday lettings
  • Takitumu District: 206 holiday lettings
  • Ngatangiia District: 206 holiday lettings
  • Matavera District: 206 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Rarotonga?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Rarotonga. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Muri Beach: 206 holiday rentals
  • Aro'a Beach: 206 holiday rentals
  • Cook Islands Library and Museum: 206 holiday rentals
  • Te Vara Nui Village: 206 holiday rentals
  • Para O Tane Palace: 206 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rarotonga listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

The waterfront setting of Rarotonga is ready to explore

The island views and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Rarotonga. Renowned for its snorkelling, seafood restaurants and coral reefs, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities and attractions in Rarotonga

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Travellers enjoy Rarotonga for its snorkelling, boating and swimming. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Rarotonga a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Te Vara Nui Village (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Rarotonga Golf Club (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Black Rock (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Rarotonga

Travellers speak highly of Rarotonga for its snorkelling. If you're planning a holiday around the weather, March, February, January and April are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Rarotonga

Rarotonga is famous for its island views, spectacular coral reefs and beautiful gardens. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Rarotonga is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wigmore's Waterfall (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Aroa Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Puaikura Beach (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Muri Beach (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Tikioki Beach (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Tikioki Marine Sanctuary (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)