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How the Pacific Resort Group Has Prepared for the Cook Islands Bubble

With its borders closed to international tourists for over a year, the pressure on the Cook Islands tourism industry has been significant.  The Pacific Resort Group – a name known to many travellers to the Cook Islands – has spent the time renovating and preparing for tourism to return.  (Image courtesy of Mark Seabury)

Pacific Resort Aitutaki

The multi-award winning, five-star Pacific Resort Aitutaki, surrounded by the breathtaking, tranquil turquoise waters of the Aitutaki lagoon, offers an intimate collection of only 29 luxuriously appointed bungalows and villas. Each air-conditioned room offers uninterrupted views across the lagoon from your very own private sundeck.  Preparations have included:

  • Painting the interior of the bungalows and villas
  • Refurbishment of Rapae Bay Restaurant
  • Black Rock bar’s interior and exterior has been painted and the bar top sanded and varnished
  • Expanding the garden to plate area so guests can expect the very freshest produce
  • All bicycles have been stripped and serviced
  • The welcome lounge/booth at Aitutaki airport has been refurbished

Special Offer: Stay 5 nights and save 30%.  Only available until 30 June 21 for travel between 17 May and 17 December 21 (blackouts apply 1 July to 31 August 21 and 2 – 17 Oct 21). Subject to availability.

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Image courtesy of Turama Photography

Pacific Resort Rarotonga

Pacific Resort Rarotonga, superbly situated on 5.5 acres of manicured beachfront. Recently upgraded to a 4.5-star full-service resort, it offers an intimate collection of just 64 rooms, suites and villas. Each room is air-conditioned and tastefully decorated in a contemporary Polynesian style overlooking either the flourishing tropical gardens or the gorgeous white sands of Muri Beach and lagoon.  Preparations have included:

  • Completed the renovation project of the Premium Beachfront Suites
  • Refurbishment of the Premium Garden Villas
  • Full refurbishment of our restaurant kitchen, our Sandals Restaurant, Barefoot Bar
  • Full refurbishment of guest toilets
  • New covered walkways between restaurant and bar
  • Refurbishment of Reception area
  • New shower room for guests to refresh prior to their flights

Special Offer: Stay 5 nights and save 30%.  Only available until 30 June 21 for travel between 17 May and 17 December 21 (blackouts apply 1 July to 31 August 21 and 2 – 17 Oct 21). Only applies to Premium Family Rooms, Premium Garden Suites, and Beachfront Suites.  Subject to availability.

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Image courtesy of David Kirkland photography 

Little Polynesian Resort

Recently upgraded to a 5-star rating, this adults only award-winning resort is perfect for couples and honeymooners looking for a romantic, private and luxurious escape. One of Rarotonga’s leading boutique resorts, Little Polynesian is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World and enjoys a stunning location on the beautiful Titikaveka Beach.  Preparations have included:

  • Infinity Pool has undergone a full makeover and retile
  • Interiors of the Beachfront Bungalows have been refurbished with new furniture
  • All Bungalow decking has been replaced
  • Privacy fencing between Beachfront bungalows updated (these Aue tree fences were collected, stripped, treated and built all by hand)
  • Repainting the exteriors of our bungalows
  • Offices have been repainted

Special Offer: Stay 5 nights and save 30%.  Only available until 30 June 21 for travel between 17 May and 17 December 21 (blackouts apply 1 July to 31 August 21 and 2 – 17 Oct 21). Applies to Beachfront Bungalows only. Subject to availability.

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Image courtesy of David Kirkland photography 

Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa

Luxury accommodation Rarotonga-style…Te Manava Luxury Villas and Spa takes five-star accommodation to the next level. If you are looking for something a little more secluded and off the beaten track, then the 13 luxurious, self-contained villas are just the answer. Available with one, two or three bedrooms, the villas are perfect for families, couples or a romantic escape.  Preparations have included:

  • Private Pool areas had work completed on them
  • Complete Beach Revamp
  • Gardens had a lot of work completed on them

Special Offer: Stay 5 nights and save 20%.  Only available until 30 June 21 for travel between 17 May and 17 December 21 (blackouts apply 1 July to 31 August 21and 2 – 17 Oct 21). Subject to availability.

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Image courtesy of David Kirkland photography 

The Pacific Resort Group Staff

All staff completed an 8-week training program in collaboration with EHL, the world’s #1 ranked Hospitality Management School based in Switzerland. Upon successful completion employees were awarded a ‘Certificate in International Hospitality Operations’ from PRHG and EHL.

 

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