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The Black Pearl at Puaikura, Rarotonga

3-star3 stars
AvaruaRarotongaCook Islands

3-star beach resort in Rarotonga with outdoor pool
  • Free parking
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Fabulous8.8
Beach
Beautiful beach
Pool
Great pool
Food
Delicious food
Room
Great room
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The Black Pearl at Puaikura, Rarotonga

from $135
  • Garden View
  • Cabana
  • Pool View

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 12 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor

Arriving/leaving

  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-in
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • WiFi in public areas *

  • WiFi in rooms *

Transportation

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

Parking

  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Kayaking on site
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Year Built
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Library
Accessibility
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Separate sitting area
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • WiFi (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

Recreation

On Site

  • Kayaking on site
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site

Nearby

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

The Black Pearl at Puaikura, Rarotonga’s small print

Also known as

  • Puaikura
  • Puaikura Reef
  • Puaikura Reef Lodges
  • Puaikura Reef Lodges Rarotonga
  • Puaikura Reef Rarotonga
  • Black Pearl Puaikura Hotel Rarotonga
  • Black Pearl Puaikura Hotel
  • Black Pearl Puaikura Rarotonga
  • Black Pearl Puaikura

Policies

Parties and events are allowed on site. 

Transfers via required shuttle are required and must be arranged at least 72 hours before travel by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Onsite credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of NZD 95

Rollaway beds are available for NZD 65 per night

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NZD 50 per person (roundtrip)

Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 5 and 11 costs NZD 25.00 (roundtrip)

WiFi is available in guestrooms for NZD 15 for 15 minutes (rates may vary)

WiFi is available in public areas for NZD 15 for 15 minutes (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

What’s around The Black Pearl at Puaikura, Rarotonga

Landmarks

  • In Arorangi
  • Puaikura Beach - 1 min walk
  • Aroa Beach - 12 min walk
  • Black Rock - 3 mi / 4.8 km
  • Wigmore's Waterfall - 3.1 mi / 5 km
  • Rarotonga Golf Club - 3.3 mi / 5.4 km
  • National Stadium - 4.2 mi / 6.7 km
  • Cook Islands Whale and Wildlife Centre - 5.3 mi / 8.5 km

Getting around

  • Rarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.) - 15 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 44 reviews

The Black Pearl at Puaikura, Rarotonga
Exceptional10.0
Bigger than my apartment!
Our room at the Black Pearl was huge and amazing! Do note - this hotel is across the street from the beach, so you won't have direct access, but there is a gorgeous saltwater pool on site. Bigger than many apartments, this was a 1 queen + 1 single bed, for a family of 3. It had a sitting area, large kitchen with microwave and 2 cook tops, indoor dining area, and outdoor patio/deck. The room was very clean and comfortable, reception was very friendly. Clothesline out back was very handy for drying swimsuits, etc.
A Traveler, us1 night trip
The Black Pearl at Puaikura, Rarotonga
Exceptional10.0
Great Oasis
Great Location, especially for snorkling, handy to everything .. Our host (Rangi) was the most helpful,friendly person ever ... The only negative was that the Facility did not have Breakfast as advertised by Hotels.com, not their fault I think. Highly recommend.
Bernard, nz7 night trip
The Black Pearl at Puaikura, Rarotonga
Exceptional10.0
Great quiet retreat.
My third stay at The Black Pearl at Puiakura. Improvements are always happening. It just takes time (remember where you are). As usual beautiful sunsets across the road over the lagoon. Owner Jane and Rangi, Nga and Johnny are their usual helpful selves. Will definitely stay here again and again.
Andrew, au13 night trip
The Black Pearl at Puaikura, Rarotonga
Exceptional10.0
Lovely accommodation, very friendly staff, great place to stay
Sharn'e, nzTrip with friends
The Black Pearl at Puaikura, Rarotonga
Good6.0
We only stayed for one night. Bedding were very clean, but everything else were not quite as clean! Lots of dust on the bed heads. Microwave was not working. One of the three towels has dirt on it. Not much of privacy as anyone could look straight into your room.
A Traveler, au1 night romance trip

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The Black Pearl at Puaikura, Rarotonga

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