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PACIFIC RESORT RAROTONGA
Muri Beach, Rarotonga, Cook Islands.

Temporary Closure of Resort Pool
for Repair & Restoration
07 to 23 December 2018

See below for full announcement

23 August 2018
The Resort advised:
"Pool repairs and pathway replacement
Pacific Resort Rarotonga Scope of work: Pool repairs and pathway replacement Date of work: 7 to 23 December 2018 Overview of work: The pool at Pacific Resort Rarotonga will be closed during this period as it undergoes extensive repair and restoration work including full grouting and partial retiling work. Main pathways around the poolside area will also be replaced. Disruption statement: The pool will be closed for this full two week period. Guests will not have access to resort pool for the full duration of works. Guest Concessions: The resort will operate complimentary daily snorkelling cruises during this period. Furthermore, the Barefoot Bar will operate an “All Day Happy Hour” over these dates (normally 4-5pm and 8- 9pm)."

Our Thoughts on Pacific Resort Rarotonga
A very good 4 Star property which delivers an excellent holiday for just about every category of holidaymaker from families (children of all ages), couples, honeymooners, people wanting to be active, people wanting a totally relaxing holiday, wedding groups, the budget-conscious and those looking for a higher degree of accommodation and services – you can pretty-well name it and Pacific Resort Rarotonga fits the bill.

The location, towards the northern end of Muri Beach and the Muri Lagoon is stunning.  Over the years, a whole raft of outside services has sprung up around Pacific Resort in the form of cafés, restaurants, other smaller resorts, food-markets, road-side stalls and so on and they have all added to the colour and the vibrancy of the enjoyable holiday environment around Pacific Resort. Pacific Resort itself has added to the Muri experience in no small way by constantly introducing and adding more services of its own, such things as the windsurfing lessons, sail boat & sailing lessons for all ages, kite boarding equipment, a therapeutic massage treatment room and a whole range of family activities and services including their wonderful Beach Hut Kids Club, their Kids Stay, Play & Eat Breakfast Free program and their babysitting service too. 

The resort-wide upgrade to a new on-demand entertainment system, including an extensive selection of movies and TV shows is a welcome additional service/facility.  

Pacific Resort Rarotonga offer two good-value wedding packages and also Vow Renewal Packages.  Their “Pacific Ceremony” is conducted within the beautiful gardens of The Resort while their very special “Island Ceremony” includes one of the off-shore islets on the Muri Lagoon.

The tariff at Pacific Resort Rarotonga includes:
● Daily Tropical/Continental Breakfast
     at Sandals Restaurant
● Free use of kayaks, snorkelling gear, beach towels
     and sun-loungers
● Free Garden Tour
● Free daily scheduled activities at the Beach Hut
● Free Kids Club (kids aged 6 to 12 years)
● Daily guest welcome orientation on the beach

What Pacific Resort Rarotonga Say About Themselves:
“Authentic Boutique... Rarotonga, land of jagged blue peaks, red earth valleys, aquamarine lagoons and crimson trees, is the emerald jewel of the Pacific. And at the heart of this sparkling gem is the equally stunning Pacific Resort Rarotonga.

Pacific Resort Rarotonga is situated in one of the world's most spellbinding spots. Stretching one kilometre along the south-eastern coast of Rarotonga, Muri beach is laden with glorious white sand, fringed by palm trees and lapped by the gentle waters of a shallow, safe lagoon.

We offer an intimate collection of 64 superb studio rooms, suites, two and three bedroom villas, each situated in a stunning palm-filled garden or panoramic beachfront location. 

No matter how you choose to fill your days and nights at this breathtakingly beautiful place that is Pacific Resort Rarotonga, one thing is certain - You'll leave feeling rested, restored and renewed; and above all, determined to return.”

Our Specials
Bullet Stay/Pay Specials
Bullet Stay 5/Pay 4
Stay for at least 5 consecutive nights and only pay for 4 nights.
Plus
Receive a NZ$50 resort Food & Beverage credit per room per night.
Conditions:
 - Valid for stays year-round in all accommodation
   categories except in Villa categories.
   (currently until 31 March 2019)
 - Available for stays in Villa categories:
   01 November to 31 March each year.
 - Food & Beverage credits are for in-house dining only
 - Unused credits may not be transferred or refunded.
 - Additional nights booked also attract the NZ$50
    Food & Beverage credit per night.
 - Offer may be multiplied – stay 10/Pay 8 etc
 - Offer may not be combined with any other
   special offer.

Bullet Stay 7/Pay 5
Stay for at least 7 consecutive nights and only pay for 5 nights.
Conditions:
 - Valid for stays year-round in all accommodation
   categories except in Villa categories.
   (currently until 31 March 2019)
 - Available for stays in Villa categories:
   01 November to 31 March each year.
 - Offer may be multiplied – stay 14/Pay 10 etc
 - Offer may not be combined with any other
   special offer.

Bullet Honeymooners' Bonus Inclusions
All guests identified as honeymooners at time of booking will be provided with honeymoon gifts with the compliments of Pacific Resort Rarotonga:
● A bottle of wine 
● A small gift.
● Flowers in your room on arrival
Conditions:
 - Honeymoon status to be established at the time
   of booking.  
 - A copy of wedding certificate/licence is required by
   The Resort at the time of booking accommodation.
 - Valid for stays in all accommodation categories
   year-round (currently until 31 March 2019)

Your Accommodation Options
All accommodation is air-conditioned and contains at least basic cooking facilities, a mini fridge and tea/coffee making facilities. Villas have full kitchens. Complimentary daily Tropical/Continental breakfasts at Sandals Restaurant are included in the tariff for all accommodation types.

There is a wide range of accommodation types at Pacific Resort Rarotonga – there’s something to suit everyone.  As you drive into Pacific Resort off the main circle island road you will note their road-side shop which sells a range of snack food and as you pass by, the resort swimming pool is on your left.  The accommodation units forming a crescent around the pool are some of the Premium Garden Suites and Premium Family Rooms. As you arrive at Reception, the same category of units, (these front on to the wonderful central tropical garden), finish just behind the two-storey blocks ahead which house the majority of the superb Beachfront Suites.

On the other side of the central tropical garden there are 2 identical, two-storey blocks which each contain four Standard Studio Rooms and four Standard Family Rooms (Open Plan). Between these blocks and the beach are four more single-storey Premium Garden Suites, Sandals Restaurant, Barefoot Bar & Grill and 2 more single-storey Premium Beachfront Suites.

The Pacific Resort’s fantastic Villas are located on the resort’s northern boundary and are separated from the other accommodation by a wide lawn dotted with coconut palms. There is a 3 Bedroom Beachfront Villa virtually on the beach, next back from the beach are two 3 Bedroom Lagoon Villas, so called because they offer lovely lagoon views, next back there are 2 blocks each containing two beautiful 2 Bedroom Premium Garden Villas.

Please note the term “studio” denotes an open-plan living space. The room descriptions are provided in an ascending order of tariff.

Refurbishment and Upgrading of 3 Beachfront Suites
21 January to 31 March 2019
See below for full announcement

23 August 2018
The Resort advised:
"Refurbishment & Upgrading of 3 Beachfront Suites
Full Refurbishment Beachfront Suite (rooms 106, 207 and 208) Date of work: 21 January to 31 March 2019 Overview of work: A full hard refurbishment of three Beachfront Suites will be undertaken and will include retiling throughout and new bathroom fit out. All pathways around these rooms will also be upgraded. Upon reopening they will be recategorised as Premium Beachfront Suites. Disruption statement: These rooms are a separate, small block attached to the Beach Hut. We have closed off the aforementioned rooms to minimise the impact of our refurbishment and expect minimum disruption to guests. Our Beach Hut operation will be unaffected and will remain open throughout this time."

Room Categories
Bullet Standard Studio Rooms:
Located either ground floor or first floor in garden-facing 2 storey blocks.  Fully refurbished in 2018 and with an area of 36m2, each has either a patio or balcony complete with outdoor seating. The living area includes lounge chairs and coffee table, mini fridge and tea/coffee facility. TV with in-house channels, in room safe, iPod players, basic kitchen facilities with microwave, jug and toaster and electric frying pan available on request. 
Maximum Occupancy: 2 Guests
Existing Bedding: 1 King Bed or 2 Single Beds
Additional Bedding:  1 baby cot can be added.

Bullet Standard Family Room (Open Plan):
Totally refurbished in 2018 and looking great. Standard Family Rooms (open-plan) are located either on the ground floor or the first floor of garden-facing 2 level (walk-up) blocks. Each has an area of 46m2 and contains 1 separate bedroom with 2 Single beds and a separate open-plan living area with a King Bed, 2 comfortable setees, coffee table, mini fridge plus tea/coffee facility and basic kitchen facilities including a microwave oven.
1 bathroom.
Maximum Occupancy: 3 Adults or 2 Adults & 2 Children
Existing Bedding: 1 King Bed in the open-plan lounge area and 2 Single Beds in the sepatrate bedroom.
Additional Bedding:  1 baby cot can be added.

Bullet Premium Garden Suites:
Bullet Premium Family Rooms:
The newest rooms/suites at Pacific Resort Rarotonga are beautifully finished in modern, light colours while still encapsulating a tropical feel. These 44m2, single-storey beauties are open-plan, yet, when set-up as a Suite, the living and sleeping areas still feel separate because the bathroom walls encroach a metre or so into the open area of the room creating a dividing barrier between the living and sleeping areas.  There is a mini fridge and tea/coffee facility and a 32” flat screen TV and DVD player. (Microwave on request).  In the lounge area there are 2 single lounge chairs and a two-seater couch.  The bathroom is a good size and there is a garden patio. These are all ground floor units and each one is staggered back from the one beside to provide individual privacy when guests are sitting outside. 
When set up as a Premium Garden Suite:
Maximum Occupancy: 3 Adults
Existing Bedding: 1 King Bed which can be split into 2 Single Beds
Additional Bedding: 1 Single Bed and a baby cot can be added
When set up as a Premium Family Room:
The 2 single lounge chairs are removed and a Super-King Bed or 2 Single Beds are added to the lounge area.  
Maximum Occupancy: 4 Guests
Existing Bedding Configuration: 2 Super-King Beds, either or both of which may be split to form up to 4 Single Beds
Additional Bedding: 1 baby cot can be added

Bullet Beachfront Suites:
With an area of 53m2, these big open-plan rooms are either on the ground floor with a patio and direct access to the beach, or on the 1st floor with a high-pitched ceiling and spacious private balcony. While these Suites are open-plan, there are well-defined sleeping and lounging areas.  All rooms are absolute beachfront delivering magnificent views of Muri Lagoon and the three islets within the lagoon and have recently completed a soft refurbishment. All rooms are equipped with a TV for local TV and an iPod docking station. Each Beachfront Suite is equipped with a microwave, jug, toaster and electric pan, tea and coffee (plunger coffee) making facilities, a writing desk and chair.  There are guest-operated laundry facilities exclusive to each block. Kids Stay Free is not available in this accommodation type.
Maximum Occupancy: 3 Guests
Existing Bedding: 1 Super-King Bed which can be split into 2 Single Beds
Additional Bedding: 1 Single Bed and a baby cot can be added.

Bullet Premium Garden Villas (2 Bedroom):
Refurbished, spacious and comfortable, these 120m2, one level Villas are set amongst the tropical gardens have two bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The main bedroom has a big ensuite bathroom. The second bedroom has a similar-size bathroom next to it but access to this bathroom can also be gained direct from the lounge room without passing through the bedroom. Each Villa is equipped with a 32” flat screen TV, DVD and CD player, a full kitchen and a separate lounge. Each Villa also has a private outdoor BBQ and dining area. BBQs can be hired if required.
Ideal for an extended family, 2 couples or a group of friends travelling together when configured with 5 Single Beds.
Maximum Occupancy: 5 Guests
Existing Bedding: 2 Super-King Beds both or either of which can be split into Single Beds
Additional Bedding: 1 Single Bed and a baby cot can be can be added to the lounge area.

Bullet Premium Lagoon View Villas (3 Bedroom):
At 195m2, these 2 villas are similar to the Beachfront Villa but are located beside the Beachfront Villa further back from the beach, although still with very good views over the lagoon.  Both downstairs bedrooms share one bathroom while the upstairs bedroom has a private ensuite bathroom. Totally refurbished as at 02 June 2016, the refurbished Villa offers spacious, modern living combined with contemporary styling taking influence from traditional Cook Islands design. With a touch of seclusion from other rooms on the property, it contains 40” flat screen TV with in-house channels, iPod docking station, private laundry facilities, full kitchen and bar and private courtyard with BBQ hire available. 
Maximum Occupancy: 7 Guests
Existing Bedding: A King Bed in each bedroom, one or two of which may be split into Single Beds
Additional Bedding: 1 Single Bed and a baby cot may be added to the lounge area.

Bullet The Beachfront Villa (3 Bedroom):
The moment you set foot in the 195m2 stand-alone Beachfront Villa you are hit with the size and the space.  The huge living area, with its high vaulted (and almost circular) ceiling opens out to a beautiful lawn and views towards the lagoon.  This Villa is the premium accommodation type at Pacific Resort Rarotonga and is located virtually right on the beach. The master bedroom with private ensuite bathroom is upstairs and the personal sitting area of the bedroom opens in the form of a mezzanine over the living area. The bed and the bathroom are privately located at the back of the mezzanine space.  The second and third bedrooms and the second bathroom are located off the living area downstairs. The Villa is equipped with a 32” flat screen TV, DVD and CD player, private laundry facilities, a full kitchen and a separate lounge. There is a private outdoor BBQ area with sun-loungers and outdoor seating on the extensive patio area beside the lawn. Enjoy easy access to Muri Beach. BBQs are available to hire if required.
Maximum Occupancy: 7 Guests
Existing Bedding: A King Bed in each bedroom, one or two of which may be split into Single Beds
Additional Bedding: 1 Single Bed and a baby cot may be added to the lounge area.

Getting to and from Pacific Resort Rarotonga
We will include a coach or private car arrival/departure transfer from/to Rarotonga International Airport to Pacific Resort Rarotonga as required/agreed in package arrangements.

All “Round-The-Island Buses” stop at Pacific Resort.  On the direct anti-clockwise route, it takes only 15 minutes on the bus to town; on the indirect clockwise route, it takes 25 minutes.

Being located in the heart of Muri, means that most facilities in the form of independent cafés and restaurants, lagoon activity operators, village shops and road-side stalls are within easy walking distance.

NEW - Electric Bicycles
Electric Bicycles are available to hire via Our Specialists.  Rarotonga is ideal for battery-powered bicycles and we can pre-book these for you.  With pedal assistance, e-bicycles will go twice around the island on a single charge and batteries may be recharged using a standard power plug. Try something new in this friendly environment, after all, isn’t that what holidays are for!

Families and Kids
Pacific Resort is a very good resort for families and they cater for children very professionally.  Parents can have confidence that their children are being well looked after and can relax in the knowledge that their kids are having fun without the worry that they might be bothering other guests. The Resort has special Kids’ Menus and babysitting is easily arranged between 8:00am and 11:00pm daily.

Bullet Kids Stay Free
Children under 12 years of age stay free of charge when staying in a room, suite or villa with parents and occupying existing bedding. (subject to individual accommodation type room maximum occupancy policies).
Conditions:
 - Children are not free of charge when sharing:
   ● Beachfront Suites
   ● Premium Garden Suites

Bullet Kids Eat Breakfast Free
All children aged up to 12 years, staying at The Resort are offered free breakfast in Sandals Restaurant.

Bullet Kids Play Free
Kids of all ages are welcome at Pacific Resort Rarotonga. Their Beach Hut Kids’ Club is complimentary to all children staying at Pacific Resort.  
Unaccompanied children aged 6 to 12 years are welcome; children aged under 6 years are also welcome when accompanied by a parent or guardian.
The Kids Club operates Monday to Saturday 9:30am to 4:00pm and Sundays 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Quoting Pacific Resort
“Sit back and soak up the sun at Pacific Resort Rarotonga while your children take part in fun activities at the Beach Hut Kids Club – a hands-on children’s activities programme on Muri Beach. Honorary Island Princesses and Junior Warriors will have the opportunity to take part in fun activities such as octopus hunting in the lagoon, kayak safaris, fishing, sand castle building, coconut husking, basket weaving and much more!”

Bullet Babysitting
Babysitting is available to guests 8:00am to 11:00pm at the following prices for a minimum 2 hours at a time for up to 4 children per babysitter:
 - 1 Child:  NZ$10 per hour
 - 2 Children:  NZ$15 per hour
 - 3 or 4 Children:  NZ$20 per hour

Check-in/Check Out
Standard check-in and check-out times are: 
Check In Time:  2:00pm
Check Out Time:  10:00am
Day use rooms can be provided at a special rate between 8:00am and 2.00pm and 10:00am to 6:00pm.
Conditions:
 - This service is not available for stays 01 June to 31 October
 - The Day Room is offered on a “Run-of-House” basis and
   may not be the same room or room category as the
   accommodation booked during the guests’ stay.

Early Arriving Flights
Several flights each week from Auckland arrive at Rarotonga between midnight and 2:00am. The Resort recommends that all guests arriving prior to 6:00am should book and pay for their room from the night before to guarantee access to their room at the time they arrive. Not doing this could result in a wait of around 12 hours to gain entry to your accommodation.

Cancellation and Date Changes Policy
Bullet All cancellations must be made in writing.
Bullet Cancellations and date changes made within 15 and 30
      days of scheduled arrival incur a cancellation fee equal
      to 25% of the total cost of accommodation booked.
Bullet Cancellations and date changes made within 8 and 14
      days of scheduled arrival incur a cancellation fee equal
      to 50% of the total cost of accommodation booked.
Bullet Cancellations and date changes made within 1 and 7
      days of scheduled arrival incur a cancellation fee equal
      to 75% of the total cost of accommodation booked.
Bullet No-shows are charged 100% of accommodation booked.

The information on this page is correct as at 23 August 2018 and is based on our supplier contracts which are valid for stays to 31 March 2019.  All information shown is subject to change without notice.


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Resort Facilities (complimentary)
Bullet Kayaks
Bullet DVD's, Board Games and Books
Bullet Swimming Pool
Bullet Pedal Boats
Bullet Snorkelling Gear
Bullet Sun Loungers
Bullet Daily Cultural Activities

Other Resort Facilities (charges apply)
Bullet Restaurant
Bullet Sailing
Bullet Windsurfing
Bullet Kite Boarding
Bullet Day Trips/Tours
Bullet WiFi access
Bullet Therapeutic Massage
Bullet Gift Shop

Room Facilities
Bullet Mini Fridge
Bullet Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Bullet Hair Dryer
Bullet Air-conditioning
Bullet Ceiling Fan
Bullet Telephone
Bullet Iron & Ironing Board
Bullet In-room safe
Bullet Wireless Internet

Kids Facilities
Bullet 
Babysitting (fee applies)
Bullet Kids Club (complimentary)