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1 room, 2 adults

Little Polynesian Resort

4,5-star4,5 stars
Main Road, Titikaveka, Rarotonga, Cook Islands

4.5-star beachfront resort with outdoor pool, near Tikioki Marine Sanctuary
  • Free continental breakfast and free parking
  • This was one of the most beautiful hotels we have ever stayed at. The service and…Jan 20, 2020
  • Perfect in every way excellent facilities and restaurant Dec 15, 2019

Little Polynesian Resort

from ZAR 7,576
  • Beachfront Bungalow
  • Garden Studio

What’s around Little Polynesian Resort


  • In Tapere of Titikaveka
  • Muri Beach - 23 min walk
  • Tikioki Marine Sanctuary - 10 min walk
  • Muri Lagoon - 24 min walk
  • Te Vara Nui Village - 38 min walk
  • Aroa Beach - 4.3 mi / 6.9 km
  • Beachcomber Pearl Market - 7.5 mi / 12 km
  • Black Rock - 7.9 mi / 12.7 km

Getting around

  • Rarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.) - 20 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 14 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 daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details. Guests who book a "Heavenly Honeymoon Special" room type must present a valid marriage certificate issued within 6 months of travel to receive the benefits. The property reserves the right to amend the rate if valid proof is not provided.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (17 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • WiFi in public areas *

  • WiFi in rooms *



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Kayaking on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Snorkeling on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 14
  • Year Built - 2005
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Separate living room 1
  • Furnished balcony or patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 29-inch TV
  • Satellite TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Kitchenette
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Little Poly Restaurant - This beachfront restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.


On Site

  • Kayaking on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Snorkeling on site


  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Little Polynesian Resort’s small print

Also known as

  • Little Polynesian
  • Little Polynesian Resort Resort Rarotonga
  • Little Polynesian Rarotonga
  • Little Polynesian Resort
  • Little Polynesian Resort Rarotonga
  • Little Polynesian
  • Little Polynesian Resort Resort
  • Little Polynesian Resort Rarotonga


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NZD 50.00 per person (roundtrip)

WiFi is available in guestrooms for NZD 20 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

WiFi is available in public areas for NZD 20 per 24-hour period (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 Little Polynesian Resort

  • Is there a pool at Little Polynesian Resort?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Little Polynesian Resort?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • Is parking offered at Little Polynesian Resort?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Little Polynesian Resort?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is NZD 50.00 per person roundtrip.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Little Polynesian Resort?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to anytime. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • What is there to do near Little Polynesian Resort?
    Recommended spots to visit include Tikioki Marine Sanctuary (10-min walk) and Muri Beach (1.2 mi), along with Muri Lagoon (1.3 mi) and Te Vara Nui Village (2 mi).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Little Polynesian Resort?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9,4 From 32 reviews

Very good 8,0
Little polly
Little Polynesia is a lovely boutique hotel, they have just got it spot on.
Antony, nz3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Excellent Raro escape.
Small hotel but by far one of if not the best spots to be on Raro. Updated bathrooms are awesome. Staff is amazing you should stop reviewing and book it. You do have to pay for WiFi but it is strong.
Drew, us3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
A wonderful little gem on Rarotonga. The entire staff was very friendly, starting from the warm welcome (at 7am) all the way to departure. The food was outstanding. A perfect place to relax! Complimentary kayaks, paddle boards, fins, masks and snorkels.
us5 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Will Definitely Return
Cannot describe the feeling of waking up with a view of the ocean right in front! The Little Polynesian has beautiful rooms and outstanding service in a peaceful setting. We found the snorkeling right in front of the hotel to be the best we experienced in Raro.
Stan, us5 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
Top Five in the world!
Absolutely fantastic, period. We've stayed at many luxury resorts around the world, but this has been one of the best hotels I've ever been to. From the amazing location, the great service, very nice people, as well as the rooms themselves, this is probably the best value for the price I've ever had. If you are going to the Cook Islands, this is the hotel you want to stay at regardless of expense.
us3 night romance trip
Very good 8,0
overpriced accommodation on the edge of main road
we spent four nights in a so called "garden view" villa. the resort has only 3 or 4 of these villas stuck between the main road in Rarotonga and the back of the "ocean view" villas: noise from the road was clearly on, while the garden view is non existent as the villa was completely fenced off. nevertheless it was charged at over Au$ 400.00 per night: an exaggeration border line with extortion also in consideration of the tight space of the room itself. we also had the nasty presence of black little worms crawling on the floor or the room at dusk: we caught at least a dozen of them each night.... nevertheless, all staff members were very kind and approachable and the beach was great (although quite windy most of the time).
roberto, auFamily trip
Very good 8,0
Rainy Raro but Perfect Polynesian!
Great location and the beach front villa’s offer very good accomodation, very spacious with excellent bathroom facilities. The staff are excellent and very friendly and it’s a great personal touch how they quickly learn and remember your names. The continental breakfast which is included offers a good selection of food and this served to you personally like a 3 course would be. The resort also had very good water sport equipment included, dive gear, paddle boards, excellent kayaks, I would love to go back if someone could guarantee fine weather the whole stay! The only let down was the weather.
Peter, nzRomance trip
Very good 8,0
Very good
Location - restaurant - services are excellent. Just don’t leave cash in the safe box, it’s not safe even we did lock the safe and all the doors when we left for dinner at the resorts.
Kim, au5 night romance trip
Very good 8,0
Great romantic getaway
Welcoming staff with all the amenities of a small luxury hotel. The setting was beautiful and warmth we felt while at the hotel, exceptional
Kevorn, nz1 night romance trip

Little Polynesian Resort

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