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1 room, 2 adults

Aroa Beachside

3,5-star3,5 stars
Arorangi, Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Adults-only beach hotel with restaurant, near Te Rua Manga (The Needle)
  • Free continental breakfast and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
Fantastic service
Beautiful beach
Bar is awesome
Tasty breakfast

Aroa Beachside

from ZAR 2,245
  • Deluxe Studio with Ocean View
  • Studio, 1 Queen Bed, Ocean View
  • Deluxe Two-Bedroom Apartment

What’s around Aroa Beachside

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Aroa Beach (14-minute walk)
  • Black Rock (39-minute walk)
  • National Stadium (45-minute walk)
  • Te Rua Manga (The Needle) (3,4 mi / 5,5 km)
  • Cook Islands Whale and Wildlife Centre (3,4 mi / 5,5 km)
  • Muri Beach (6 mi / 9,7 km)
  • Muri Lagoon (6,1 mi / 9,9 km)

Getting around

  • Rarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.) - 12 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 12 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in time 1 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 4:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • WiFi in public areas *

  • WiFi in rooms *



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Caters to adults only
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Beach bar
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Kayaking on site
  • Snorkeling on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Number of buildings/towers - 4
  • Year Built - 2002
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Things to enjoy
  • Separate sitting area
  • Furnished balcony or patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 24-inch flat-screen TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Shipwreck Hut - This beachfront family restaurant serves breakfast, dinner, and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).


On Site

  • Kayaking on site
  • Snorkeling on site


  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Aroa Beachside’s small print

Also known as

  • Aroa Beachside
  • Hotel Aroa Beachside
  • Aroa Beachside Hotel Rarotonga
  • Aroa Beachside Hotel
  • Aroa Beachside Rarotonga
  • Aroa Beachside Hotel
  • Aroa Beachside Rarotonga
  • Aroa Beachside Hotel Rarotonga


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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 (subject to availability, amount varies)

Rollaway beds are available for NZD 80.0 per day

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

WiFi is available in guestrooms for an extra charge

WiFi is available in public areas for an extra charge

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.

Recent reviews

Superb 9,0 From 54 reviews

Exceptional 10,0
Had a lovely week relaxing on the beach which was just a short distance from our room. Hosts were very friendly & staff were exceptional which made the stay very enjoyable. They served a lovely breakfast each morning.
Karen M, nz6 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Worth getting scooter or car if you want to explor
Very friendly staff and helpful. The Shipwreak bar is fun and mellow. Quiet after 9
us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Loved it
Steve and Gerladine gave us the perfect room (deluxe) with great views and the staff was unbelievable friendly. It was awesome.
auTrip with friends
Very good 8,0
Great staff. Good location on the island. Some days could have used AC.
Helen, caRomance trip
Very good 8,0
Aro'a Honeymoon
A nice small place, incredible sunsets, and by far the nicest coast of Rarotonga. An informative host and lovely staff, and great live music (when the artists show up!)
Matthew, nzRomance trip

Aroa Beachside

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