5 Best Luxury Villas on Rarotonga 🗝️ [2023]© CookIslandsPocketGuide.com
5 Best Luxury Villas on Rarotonga 🗝️ [2023]

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The Top Five-Star Villas on Rarotonga

This is it; the crème de la crème of luxury stays on Rarotonga. Immerse in tranquil surroundings and design-driven architecture at one of the luxury villas on Rarotonga. Whether you’re a couple celebrating a special occasion or treating the family to an exquisite stay on one of the most breathtaking islands in the South Pacific, we’ll guide you through the most lavish villas Rarotonga has to offer.

Before we begin, be sure to open The Luxury Guide to Rarotonga and 8 Best Luxury Experiences on Rarotongafor more vacation-planning advice.

1. Rumours Luxury Villas & Spa

When it comes to an indulgent getaway on Rarotonga, Rumours Luxury Villas & Spa pulls out all the stops. The villas are wrapped in luxury, each with uniquely designed private pools, such as featuring a waterfall, while guests are treated to a welcome gift basket and bubbles on arrival. The attention to detail is unmatched, down to the handpainted dinnerware of your fully equipped kitchen, while your villa’s designated kayaks will help you explore more of the lagoon just steps away. Plus, thanks to its irresistible honeymoon packages, we also list Rumours in the 10 Most Romantic Wedding & Honeymoon Resorts on Rarotonga.

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2. Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa

For couples, families and groups who have big dreams for their getaway, Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa offers one of the most acclaimed luxury villas on Rarotonga. Choose from a small selection of uniquely designed one, two and three-bedroom villas, each blissfully private from the other. Entertain from your elegantly designed kitchen or from the barbecue in front of your private pool. Alternatively, Muri‘s restaurants are just a short walk down the beach or make use of the complimentary transfers to the villas’ sister resort, Pacific Resort Rarotonga. Discover more indulgent stays like this in the 10 Best Luxury Accommodations & Resorts on Rarotonga.

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3. Sea Change Villas

Specialising in romantic retreats, Sea Change Villas is undoubtedly worth looking into for couples seeking a luxury villa on Rarotonga. There are 15 villas scattered along the sands of Titikaveka Beach, each one exuding its own luxurious touches. Wake up in a king-size four-poster bed, shower in your spacious bathroom with showerheads for two, lounge in front of your private pool and make use of your villa’s kayaks, snorkelling gear and SUP board. Discover more stays like this in the 10 Best Boutique Resorts on Rarotonga.

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4. Te Vakaroa Villas

Situated on the shores of the popular Muri BeachTe Vakaroa Villas offers five contemporarily designed luxury villas. Stays here include breakfast delivered to your door each morning, a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher, replenished condiments, oils, etc. for the duration of your stay, as well as a shared space with an infinity pool, a spa pool and lounging pavilion. It’s your ultimate home-away-from-home experience but better! Learn more about the accommodation, as well as about similar stays, in the 20 Best Villas in Rarotonga.

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5. Crystal Blue Lagoon Villas

Last but certainly not least, Crystal Blue Lagoon Villas should definitely be a consideration for those looking to treat themselves. The boutique accommodation features four two-bedroom villas ideal for adult groups or families with children over 12 years old. Villas are ultra-modern, spacious and bask in glorious elevated views of Muri Beach. Whether you’re sprucing up your own cuisine in the spacious contemporary kitchen or lounging by the shared infinity pool and undercover spa pool, you’re sure to have an unforgettable experience at these luxury villas in Muri. For alternative stays with your own kitchen, check out the 10 Best Self-Catering Accommodations on Rarotonga.

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More Luxury Villas on Rarotonga

That’s it for our complete list of the best luxury villas on Rarotonga. If you didn’t quite find the right fit, however, we have plenty of alternatives to show you:

Finally, you might also be interested in The Complete Luxury Guide to the Cook Islands in case there’s anything you’re missing in your vacation plan.


Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor-in-chief and co-founder of Cook Islands Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in the South Pacific over 10 years ago with nothing but a backpack and a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to explore a paradise such as the Cook Islands. She knows the islands inside out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience Raro’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also the editor of several other South Pacific travel guides.

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