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1 room, 2 adults

Palm Grove, Rarotonga

3.5-star3.5 stars
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
Ara Tapu (Main Road), PO Box 23, Rarotonga, Cook Islands

3.5-star beachfront resort with outdoor pool, near Aroa Beach
  • Free continental breakfast
  • Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
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  • Palm Grove Resort was a great escape. Reasonably well maintained, given it’s humid…Feb 28, 2019
  • We loved the gorgeous location at the edge of great snorkelling and on the bus route to…Oct 14, 2018

Palm Grove, Rarotonga

  • Studio, Beachfront
  • Superior Bungalow, 1 Bedroom
  • Studio, Garden Area
  • Bungalow, 2 Bedrooms, Garden Area
  • Bungalow, 3 Bedrooms, Garden Area
  • Villa, 3 Bedrooms, Beachside

What’s around Palm Grove, Rarotonga


  • On a private beach
  • Aroa Beach - 36 min walk
  • Wigmore's Waterfall - 30 min walk
  • Te Rua Manga (The Needle) - 42 min walk
  • Maire Nui Botanical Gardens - 2.5 mi / 4 km
  • Puaikura Beach - 2.5 mi / 4.1 km
  • Tikioki Beach - 2.7 mi / 4.3 km
  • Te Rua Manga - 2.8 mi / 4.6 km

Getting around

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

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 22 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open during the following times:
  • Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday - Sunday: 8:30 AM - noon
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas *

  • WiFi in rooms *



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • No parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Free reception
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Kayaking on site
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site
  • Snorkeling on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Working away
  • Computer station
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Number of buildings/towers - 28
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Yard
  • Furnished balcony or patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch TV
  • MP3 docking station
Stay connected
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Yellow Hibiscus - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).


On Site

  • Kayaking on site
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site
  • Snorkeling on site


  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Palm Grove, Rarotonga’s small print

Also known as

  • Palm Grove
  • Palm Grove Resort Rarotonga
  • Palm Grove Hotel Rarotonga
  • Palm Grove Rarotonga
  • Palm Grove Hotel
  • Palm Grove Resort Rarotonga
  • Palm Grove Resort
  • Palm Grove Resort
  • Palm Grove Rarotonga


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of 50 percent of room rate (subject to availability)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of 50 percent of room rate (subject to availability)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NZD 18 per person (one-way)

Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 1 and 11 costs NZD 9 (one-way)

WiFi is available in guestrooms for NZD 0.20 per minute (rates may vary)

WiFi is available in public areas for NZD 10.00 for 3 hours (rates may vary)

Wired Internet access is available in public areas for NZD 0.20 per minute (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.

FAQs for Palm Grove, Rarotonga

  • Is there a pool at Palm Grove?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Palm Grove?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • Is parking offered at Palm Grove?
    Sorry, there's no parking at Palm Grove.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Palm Grove?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is NZD 18 per person one-way.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Palm Grove?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to anytime. There's a 50% charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a 50% charge (subject to availability).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Palm Grove?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 34 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Beautiful beachfront hut!
Opening up the sliding door to the beach is well worth the price you'll pay for this hotel. Staff is great, units on the beach are comfortable, and the room rates are affordable. The location is slightly remote if you are relying on walking to get around, but there are a few interesting things close by such as the waterfall, abandoned Sheraton property and the nice Wigmore market, and anything else you need to get to can be reached by bus, rental car, scooter or better yet, bicycle. I'd absolutely stay again.
Erik, us6 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very nice beach great snorkel, kayaking all for free. Good breakfast.
chris, au4 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Nice place ... But don't use their transfers
Very nice place with huge rooms overlooking the garden, very clean, great breakfast included and well kept grounds. Regarding Transfers .... I would NOT book them with the accommodation. No one turned up to pick us up at the airport so we had to get the local bus eventually. When we mentioned this nicely to the miserable old woman behind the desk ( not the smiley young one ) she actually had a go at us, saying that we should have got on a mini bus ( which was not there) and then got even more "off hand" when we mention this. Because of this we confirmed that we DID NOT require a return transfer to the airport because it was unreliable, they confirmed this ... and then a transfer turned up !!!! Basically, catch the local bus, it stops right outside the airport and will drop you off directly outside reception for $5 each
Wayne, gb2 night romance trip

Palm Grove, Rarotonga

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