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What's Avarua Like?

In Avarua, you can easily get to the beach or simply check out the bars. Enjoy fun activities in the neighborhood like snorkeling and swimming. Take in some culture at Cook Islands Library and Museum and Cook Islands National Museum. There's plenty more to see, including Cook Island Christian Church (CICC) and Para O Tane Palace.

Where are the Best Places to Stay in Avarua?

We have 19 accommodations in the neighborhood. Some of the top places to stay in Avarua:

Club Raro Resort

3-star beachfront resort with outdoor pool, restaurant
  • • Free parking • Swim-up bar • Terrace • Pool loungers • Central location

Paradise Inn

3-star beachfront hotel with beach shuttle
  • • Terrace • Garden • Walkable location

Kia Orana Villas and Spa

Mountain villa with kitchen, balcony
  • • Free parking • Café • Outdoor pool • Terrace • Central location

Kiikii Inn & Suites

Beachfront hotel with outdoor pool
  • • Free parking • Beach sun loungers • Terrace • Garden • Spacious rooms

Ocean Spray Villas

Beachfront villa with kitchen, balcony
  • • Free parking • Terrace • Garden • Comfy beds

How to Get to Avarua

Avarua is located 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from the heart of Rarotonga.

Flying to:

  • • Rarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.), 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Avarua

Things to See and Do in and around Avarua

What to See in Avarua

  • • Cook Island Christian Church (CICC)
  • • Para O Tane Palace

Things to Do in Avarua

  • • Cook Islands Library and Museum
  • • Beachcomber Pearl Market
  • • Cook Islands Whale and Wildlife Centre
  • • Cook Islands National Museum
  • • Punanga Nui Market

When Is the Best Time to Visit Rarotonga?

  • • Hottest months: February, March, January, April (average 79°F)
  • • Coldest months: August, September, July, October (average 72°F)
  • • Rainiest months: February, January, March, December (average 5 inches of rainfall)

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