Hotels in Rarotonga, Cook Islands

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Rarotonga overview

Visitors to Rarotonga have positive things to say about this romantic city and its beaches. Enjoy the choices of seafood restaurants and cafés, along with activities like snorkeling and boating. Nature lovers can visit Tikioki Marine Sanctuary and Black Rock while in Rarotonga. You might find that sights like Cook Islands Library and Museum and Cook Island Christian Church are worth a visit.

Where to stay in Rarotonga

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Rarotonga can comfortably accommodate you. There are 68 hotels in Rarotonga and you can shop as many as 122 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 45%. We have room prices as low as 55 USD per night and here you'll find a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Rarotonga as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 9 5-star hotels from 321 USD per night
  • • 31 4-star hotels from 153 USD per night
  • • 23 3-star hotels from 60 USD per night

How to get to Rarotonga

Fly into Rarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.), 3 mi (4.8 km) from the heart of Rarotonga.

What to see around Rarotonga

Fun outings can include a visit to:
  • • Matutu Brewing Company
  • • National Stadium
  • • Black Rock
Nature lovers will appreciate these places:
  • • Tikioki Marine Sanctuary
  • • Puaikura Beach
  • • Wigmore's Waterfall
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Cook Islands Library and Museum
  • • Cook Island Christian Church
  • • Para O Tane Palace
  • • Beachcomber Pearl Market
  • • Te Vara Nui Village

When to visit Rarotonga

Wondering what time of year to travel or what should be on your packing list? Here are some average seasonal norms so you'll know what to expect for your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 85°F day, 74°F night
  • • April-June: 84°F day, 67°F night
  • • July-September: 78°F day, 66°F night
  • • October-December: 83°F day, 67°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 16.89 inches
  • • April-June: 10.91 inches
  • • July-September: 10.12 inches
  • • October-December: 11.65 inches