The Edgewater Resort & Spa - 6 Night Rarotonga Essentials Package
(6 night package from $2399)
(6 night package from $2399)
Your Holiday Includes:
- Return economy airfares to Rarotonga (including 23kgs of checked luggage, on board meal service & beverage selection)
- Airport meet and greet
- Return Airport transfers
- 6 Nights’ accommodation at The Edgewater Resort & Spa in a Garden Room
- Tropical Breakfast Daily
- Use of tennis courts and tennis equipment
- Use of snorkeling equipment
- Daily on site cultural activities
- Use of Coconut Kids Club for children 4-12 years
- Spectacular Overwater Night Show & Dinner at Te Vara Nui Village
- Captain Tama's Lagoon Cruise with BBQ Lunch
- Choice of Pa's Cross Island Trek OR Storytellers Eco Cycle Discover Tour
- Aitutaki Day Tour from Rarotonga, including Te Vaka Lagoon Cruise
Day 1 (Friday): Kia Orana! Welcome to the Cook Islands. Upon arrival in Rarotonga you are taken to your Resort. Your introduction to Rarotonga will be a night to remember! You are booked in for a Spectacular Overwater Night Show & Dinner at Te Vara Nui Village in Muri Beach.
Day 2 (Saturday): Today is left open for you to explore!
Recommendations: Visit Punanga Nui Cultural Market in the morning, snorkel at Titekaveka Beach & enjoy one of Rarotonga spectacular sunsets, with an early dinner reservation at Manuia Beach Resort’s OTB Restaurant for a barefoot luxury dining experience.
Day 3 (Sunday): Enjoy a relaxing morning, followed by Captain Tama's Lagoon Cruise from 10am. Tour the inner lagoon of Rarotonga in a glass bottom boat, stop at the marine reserve for some coral viewing and snorkelling, followed by a BBQ fish lunch on Koromiri Island on Muri Lagoon. Your tour guide will entertain you during lunch with a pareu (sarong) tying demonstration and some of the local traditions.
Day 4 (Monday): Today you will enjoy Pa's Cross Island Trek, an exhilarating walk through tree covered jungle with informative guides sharing the history, flora and fauna of the area. From the Needle, Rarotonga’s highest peak, breathtaking views can be seen from one side of the island to the other. End your 3 hour walk with a refreshing swim at Wigmore's water fall.
Alternative: Take a Storytellers Eco Cycle Discover Tour. Discover a rich cultural heritage along the Ancient Coral Road – Ara Metua. Meander along lane ways witnessing the tranquil pace of local village life. With plenty of stops to take in the magnificent mountain scenery, you’ll hear stories that will bring a deeper meaning to the observations you make. The ride is predominantly on level terrain covering a distance of around 8 - 12km on mainly sealed roads. You’ll ride on and off over a leisurely 3 hours finishing up with a delicious local lunch and opportunity to swim at beautiful secluded beach.
Day 5 (Tuesday): A day at leisure.
Recommendations: Take advantage of the The Edgewater Resort & Spa’s beachfront location & facilities! Snorkel in the lagoon, have a game of tennis or just sip a refreshing cocktail while you enjoy a book! If you want to try a local favourite, head to Moorings Café for a fish sandwich at lunch time or chill during the day and visit the Muri Night Market for Dinner!
Day 6 (Wednesday): Today you are headed to Aitutaki for a day trip to remember! You will be picked up from your resort and take the short flight to this beautiful island. On arrival at Aitutaki you will be taken on a one hour island tour of the main island of Aitutaki by 'le truck'. Then it's on to the highlight of the day – The Vaka Cruise aboard the 21 metre vaka (catamaran) Titi-ai-Tonga. The vaka has comfortable covered seating as well as deck sun loungers. There is time for snorkelling and swimming before stopping for a tasty barbecue lunch, cooked right on board. The cruise stops at several motu (small islets) including One Foot Island, where you can have the iconic “foot” stamp in your passport.
Day 7 (Thursday): It’s time to say good bye – today you fly home. We hope you enjoyed your holiday to the Cook Islands. Meitaki Mata!
Add extra nights from $140 per person, per night
11 October - 12 December 2019 & 10 January – 31 March 2020
Travelling outside these dates? Please call our Specialist team for a personalised quote.
Sydney: $2,399 per person, twin share
Melbourne: $2,599 per person, twin share
Brisbane: $2,599 per person, twin share
Travelling from another port? Please call our specialised team for a personalised quote.
Apr 30, 2019!!
For New Bookings Only
Terms and Conditions:Prices are per person, twin share, inclusive of pre-payable taxes and subject to availability at time of booking for new bookings only. This price is based on an instant purchase, non-refundable rate. Valid for sales and travel as specified. All Departures from Brisbane & Melbourne are via Sydney, passengers might have to overnight in Sydney if no suitable connecting flight is available on the same day (both directions); the cost of an overnight is not included in the package price. Blackout dates & seasonal surcharges do apply during peak periods as availability becomes limited. All prices are subject to change at any time without notice. Conditions, amendment and cancellation fees apply. Free nights & discounts are already included in costs. Travel insurance is strongly recommended. ABN 61 087 521 355.
The Edgewater Resort & Spa is the largest resort in the Cook Islands and has been extending its warm Polynesian welcome for over 40 years. A big resort with a big heart, the Edgewater offers a relaxed and comfortable environment, an authentic cultural experience, plenty of holiday options, excellent wedding facilities and a great location just 10 minutes from town.
The resort is set on a white sandy beach bordering a beautiful turquoise-blue lagoon and boasts the most stunning sunsets in Rarotonga. There are a variety of room categories available, from newly renovated garden rooms to the spacious absolute beachfront suites and for extended families and friends we offer fully equipped 3 bedroom Garden or Beachfront Villas -your Island “home away from home.”
There’s masses to do with 2 restaurants, bar, a free daily activities program, complimentary beachfront snorkelling & use of tennis courts, swimming pool, spa facilities and an extensive cultural programme including the spectacular Island Night Dinner & Show each Tuesday and Saturday. The action packed complimentary Coconut Kids Club, playground and themed playrooms will keep children entertained and busy.
For your dining experience, the resort has two onsite restaurants. The Brasserie overlooks the pool and lagoon and offers daily tropical breakfast, all day snack menu and nightly themed dining with live local entertainment. . For a more casual and relaxed dining affair The Spaghetti House offers a selection of fine Italian cuisine and first class friendly service in a laidback atmosphere.
Whether you are planning a romantic and relaxed escape, a much needed family getaway, a wedding, a cultural connection or just some “downtime” the Edgewater Resort offers a relaxed and comfortable environment with an authentic cultural experience.
We look forward to welcoming you to Te Pae Tai Nui, - “your village by the sea.”
There are a variety of room categories available, from newly renovated garden rooms to the spacious absolute beachfront suites and for extended families and friends we offer fully equipped 3 bedroom Garden or Beachfront Villas -your Island “home away from home.”
All Rooms Feature:
• Safety Deposit Box
• Air Conditioning
• Fan Cooled
• Flat-screen TV
• Tea & Coffee facilities
Garden Room: Our spacious Garden Rooms are set amongst the Edgewater Resort’s 6 acres of beautiful lush gardens, yet are also just 50m from the picturesque beach area. Garden Rooms boast charm, modern convenience and comfort, together with Polynesian style and our full range of standard features and services. The majority of Garden Rooms at our Rarotonga hotel offer an interconnecting room option, making them a great choice for families holidaying in the Cook Islands.
Garden Superior Room: Specifically positioned to make full use of the afternoon sun, The Edgewater Resort’s Garden Superior Rooms offer an ideal place to relax while soaking in the tropical garden surrounds. Garden Superior Rooms are located in a quiet corner of our Rarotonga beach resort, amongst tropical colourful hibiscus and fragrant frangipani. Relax on your balcony or take a short stroll to the white sand beach and sapphire-blue lagoon. All garden superior rooms are spacious and offer the full range of standard features and services at an affordable price. Rooms have interconnecting doors, allowing for family groups or friends to stay close during their Rarotonga holiday.
Lagoon View Room: Located metres from the water’s edge, The Edgewater Resort and Spa’s lagoon view rooms enjoy either the stunning view of the white sandy beaches and blue lagoon or overlook the beautiful pool and blue lagoon. Enjoy uninterrupted views of the Pacific Ocean; go to sleep to the sound of the sea; wake up to the gentle breeze in the palm trees and the scent of tropical flowers.
Our Rarotonga accommodation features 25 lagoon view rooms over three levels. All rooms bring together modern convenience and comfort and include our full range of standard features and services to provide you the best value accommodation Rarotonga has to offer. Interconnecting Lagoon View Rooms are available on request.
Beachfront Deluxe Suite: Magnificent sea views and magical sunsets are a standard feature of every beachfront deluxe suite at The Edgewater Resort & Spa Rarotonga. Our Cook Islands beach resort has 60 beachfront deluxe suites; these are the resort’s signature rooms and are located just metres from the water’s edge at the private northern end of the resort. These spacious beachfront suites offer stunning views of the white sandy beach, sparkling lagoon and coral reef beyond. Beautifully appointed and with a private balcony, each suite offers a high standard of accommodation to those travellers wanting to enjoy their holiday in comfort and style. Along with the standard resort features and services, the en-suite bathroom comes complete with a romantic spa bath and separate shower. These rooms are an excellent option for couples or honeymooners looking for romantic, spacious, quality accommodation within a Rarotonga resort setting. Ground floor of the Pukapuka Suites have disabled access rooms.
Mal’s Bar: Mal’s Bar is open from 10.00am to midnight and offers a fine collection of international wines, local and imported beers and spirits, as well as a range of juices and exotic tropical cocktails.
The Brasserie: Set right on the water’s edge, next to Mal’s Bar, with a view of the swimming pool and the turquoise lagoon. You can relax in the refreshing ocean breeze, under an outdoor Are (hut) with a traditional styled thatched roof and enjoy the snack menu. Each night of the week boasts a unique themed menu and a buffet dinner with live entertainment from Rarotonga’s best bands and entertainers.
Island Feast: You won’t want to miss our twice-weekly Island Feast & Cultural Dance Shows, held on Tuesday and Saturday, featuring delectable local dishes and exhilarating live entertainment. Our mouth-watering buffet feast includes an exciting selection of Rarotongan dishes such as rukau, our local spinach made from the young leaves of the taro plant and steamed in coconut cream, ika mata, a traditional Cook Islands dish of marinated raw fish served with coconut cream, a selection of fish dishes, tender roast pork, and a range of delectable desserts to choose from.
The Edgewater's Spaghetti House Pizzeria & Grill: Indulge in the rich tastes of Italy at the Spaghetti House, located at our Rarotonga resort’s entrance off the main road. Open 7 nights from 5.00pm to 9.30pm, the Spaghetti House Pizzeria and Grill has a relaxing, laidback atmosphere to complement its authentic Italian cuisine. Enjoy the rich, tantalizing selections of pizzas, pastas and other signature Italian dishes on offer, all within a leisurely stroll of the resort.
• Use of tennis courts and equipment
• Snorkelling gear
• Daily on-site cultural activities
• Resort orientation program
• Gift Shop
• Swimming Pool
• Tennis Courts
• Games Room
• Restaurant & Bar
• Wifi Hotspots
• Internet Room
• Kids Club
• Self-Laundry Facilities
• Disability access
Check In: 12.00pm
Check Out: 10.00am
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