On Rarotonga, the largest of the Cook Islands, paradise awaits. Relax at the idyllic beach houses and bungalows while you enjoy Rarotonga's peaceful pace of life.
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Good weather while travelling is always brilliant - and it's an added bonus to be able to control the temperature in your holiday letting too. Find holiday rentals in Rarotonga with air conditioning to make your visit even more comfortable.
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Want to enjoy even more amazing views in Rarotonga? Take a look at our top Rarotonga holiday rentals with patios and balconies.
Apartments and vacation rentals with a kitchen
Searching for self-catering holiday homes in Rarotonga? Find the ideal rental for you with our range of Rarotonga holiday lettings with kitchens. Well furnished with all the needed appliances, these accommodation offers are perfect for self-catered stays.
Popular holiday rental amenities in Rarotonga
Our search page's filters will help you find the ideal holiday rental in Rarotonga. In Rarotonga, 661 properties provide Pool. So, if you want a rental with a pool, use the Pool filter to compare this type of accommodation. You can even find offers if you want a rental providing a cot (174 rentals include Cot in Rarotonga) or you bring your pet everywhere (23 rentals with Detached).
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Holiday Rental Price Information in Rarotonga
In the above graph, you will find information on average prices of the holiday lettings & cottages in Rarotonga. Prices reach a peak a week in August. The price per night in a holiday letting in Rarotonga this week (24/08 – 31/08) costs on average $327. In November (09/11 – 16/11), prices will hit an average low of $247 per night.
Rental availability information in Rarotonga
Check out the graph above to find out how many holiday rentals are available in Rarotonga (in %). The week with the least available rentals is in November (09/11 – 16/11), with only 19% of the rentals available. It is easier to find a rental in a week of October (19/10 – 26/10), as only 16% of the accommodations are booked.
The weather in Rarotonga
Check out the climate diagram for Rarotonga. In February maximum temperatures go higher than 30°. No heat wave is expected in July, where minimum average temperatures usally hit a 20° low. The rainiest month is May while the driest month is October.
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Fresh seafood and local markets
As the island is surrounded by the sea, it's no surprise Rarotonga is renowned for its freshly caught seafood. Local favourites such as iki mata (raw fish) and mahi-mahi, are must tries. Umu kai, a local delicacy cooked in a traditional earth oven, is widely available and also worth sampling.
The Rarotongan gastronomy scene comprises a multitude of dining options, with many restaurants serving gourmet burgers, pizzas, and fish sandwiches. You'll find plenty of beachfront restaurants on Rarotonga, such as Vaima in Vaimaanga, where you can dine while gazing out over the ocean.
Markets are another great way to sample Rarotongan cuisine and offer a change of culinary scenery. The Punanga Nui Market in Avarua and the Muri Night Market, which both feature indigenous foods and fresh fruits and vegetables, offer the opportunity to mingle with locals.
Unique island culture
Witness Rarotongans' and native Cook Islanders' unique, untouched culture through the island group's many tours and events. During Island Nights, held on several islands, locals share the area's history and culture and invite visitors to participate in local dances. Join village tours to learn about local traditions and tribal life.
Rarotonga also features a variety of museums and art galleries. The National Museum and Library in Avarua focuses on the ancient history and culture of ancient Rarotonga. For a fun, family-friendly outing, head to the Whale and Wildlife Centre in Nikao to learn about Rarotongan history, whales, and the surrounding ocean environment. You could also check out Rarotonga's fascinating artistic culture. Visit the Beachcomber Art Gallery or The Art Gallery in Arorangi to view the works of leading local artists, many of which are also available for purchase.
Rarotonga: A nature lover's dream
The island paradise provides myriad opportunities to explore unbelievable natural landscapes. From peaceful lagoons and beautiful coral reefs to mountains and waterfalls, Rarotonga has everything for the nature lover. Visitors can catch some rays, go swimming, and partake in watersports at Muri Beach and Muri Lagoon. To see rare birds, plants, and animals, visit Rarotonga's Takitumu Conservation Area.
It's easy to access the other Cook Islands from Raratonga. Atiu, which can be reached by a short plane ride, boasts incredible rainforests and a tiny population. Go on a nature tour and visit the island's makatea (fossilized coral cliffs). The Anatakitaki Kopeka Bird Caves, another Cook Island treat, are home to the kopeka, a species found nowhere else in the world.
Information about holiday rentals in Rarotonga
|🏡 Holiday rentals available||1,026 properties|
|💳 Discounts available||up to 48%|
|🌙 Nightly prices from||$102|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Pool, Air conditioning and Kitchen|
|🏊 Holiday rentals with pools||661 properties|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much should I expect to pay for a holiday letting in Rarotonga?
When visiting Rarotonga, you can find holiday rentals from as little as $102 per night.
How many holiday accommodation offers will I find in Rarotonga?
There are loads of options for holiday accommodation in Rarotonga, with 1,026 offers available.
What holiday rental amenities do people typically look for when visiting Rarotonga?
In terms of holiday home amenities, travellers visiting Rarotonga most often look for Pool, Air conditioning and Kitchen.
How many accommodation offers are there in Rarotonga?
There are 1,026 holiday rental offers in Rarotonga, with plenty of House rental and Villa available.
Are pets permitted in holiday accommodation in Rarotonga?
There are 19 pet-friendly holiday accommodation offers in Rarotonga, costing $398 per night on average.
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