Where to stay around Rarotonga, CK?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 224 vacation rentals near Rarotonga. From 123 Houses to 43 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Rarotonga for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Rarotonga?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Rarotonga. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • South Pacific: 86,106 vacation rentals
  • Arorangi District: 224 vacation rentals
  • Vaimaanga Tapere: 32 vacation rentals
  • Muri: 72 vacation rentals
  • Avarua District: 225 vacation rentals

And VRBO offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Rarotonga! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Rarotonga?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Rarotonga:

  • Arorangi District: 224 rentals
  • Avarua District: 225 rentals
  • Ngatangiia District: 225 rentals
  • Takitumu District: 224 rentals
  • Matavera District: 225 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

The waterfront setting of Rarotonga is ready to explore

The island views and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Rarotonga. Renowned for its snorkeling, seafood restaurants and coral reefs, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities and attractions in Rarotonga

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Travelers enjoy Rarotonga for its snorkeling, boating and swimming. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Rarotonga a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Te Vara Nui Village (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Rarotonga Golf Club (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Black Rock (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Rarotonga

Travelers speak highly of Rarotonga for its snorkeling. If you're planning a vacation around the weather, March, February, January and April are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 85°F.

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Rarotonga

Rarotonga is famous for its island views, spectacular coral reefs and picturesque gardens. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Rarotonga is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wigmore's Waterfall (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Aroa Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Puaikura Beach (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Muri Beach (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Tikioki Beach (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Tikioki Marine Sanctuary (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)