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Nautilus Resort

Destinations & Resorts

South Pacific Islands › Cook Islands › Rarotonga
Private Resort Residences & Luxury Vacation Rentals
Location Details
Nautilus Resort is a 4.5 star, quintessential boutique beach resort located on the beachfront of the stunning Muri Lagoon.
General Information
Nautilus Resort brings together a range of world class amenities including a beachfront restaurant & chic beach bar, an immense infinity swimming pool, a Polynesian spa oasis offering both traditional and Western-inspired treatments, water sports, and idyllic function spaces – all positioned alongside a stunning turquoise lagoon and panoramic Pacific ocean views.

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Room Details

All rooms come complete with a well-equipped mini kitchenette which includes a microwave, 120lt under counter fridge, kettle, toaster and pod espresso coffee machine. A ‘state of the art’ entertainment and communication system and large screen TV will keep you entertained and in contact with the outside world too if desired, with hi-speed Internet available to keep our Guests connected. Experience all of this in air-conditioned comfort.
Garden Are’: Set amongst the resorts tropical gardens filled with local fruits, you can relax in this contemporary 120 m²/1290 sq. ft. Polynesian Are’ is a suite style room with a spacious private deck furnished with sun lounges and dining suite overlooking your personal salt water plunge pool. Tastefully decorated with natural finishes, high ceilings and contemporary furnishing all-embracing island styles.

Villa Description

All of the property’s 17 premium villas boast their own salt water plunge pool and large outdoor furnished deck that lead out to a private open-air outdoor shower and courtyard. Privacy is paramount in these well designed villas, with their island inspired contemporary furnishings and lavish bathrooms. The spacious interior of the villas has been designed and decorated to reflect the tropical Island location and climate – embracing important Polynesian design features, which incorporate a seamless transition from inside to outside and with high ceilings that enhance your ultimate comfort in the tropical conditions.
2 Bedroom Premium Beachfront Are’: This well-appointed and expansive Are’ presents 220 m²/2365 sq. ft. of chic Polynesian design with a contemporary furnishings and modern conveniences, perfect for a family or friends. There are spectacular views from the living area, the main bedroom and the expansive private deck and salt water plunge pool of the aqua waters of Muri Lagoon and the white sandy beach is a step off your deck. This Are’ boasts a full kitchen for gourmet entertaining, has 2 private bedrooms each with their own luxuriously appointed en-suite incorporating a stone stand-alone bath double vanity and a separate rain shower. The extensive well-furnished private desk is ideal for entertaining along with the Are’ own large garden courtyard.
3 Bedroom Premium Beachfront Are’: Combining all of the features of the 2 Bedroom Premium Beachfront Are’ and a Premium Beachfront Are’, these Are’ interconnect to offer an expansive 3 bedroom beachfront option for larger families or groups. This extremely well appointed Are’ presents 340 m²/3655 sq. ft. of chic Polynesian design with a contemporary furnishings and modern conveniences. The combined features of these interconnecting Are’ offers 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 plunge pools, 2 private decks and 2 private courtyards each with a stone outdoor shower. There are spectacular lagoon and beach views from the living areas, 2 bedrooms, both private deck and salt water plunge pool. And you are only 1 step from the beach. This Are’ boasts a full kitchen for gourmet entertaining and a mini kitchenette in the main bedroom suite.


The stylish Polynesian beachfront restaurant and chic beach bar celebrates the essence of Polynesian architecture, design, décor and cuisine, that can be enjoyed in a fine dining a la carte setting in the main dining area, or as a more casual al fresco dining experience on the spacious patio overlooking the lagoon and glistening infinity swimming pool. The menu will champion and showcase Polynesian influenced dishes with our own flair to finish it. Guests will encounter exciting taste combinations inspired by the many different cultures throughout the Pacific Region – embracing the use of locally grown, fresh, and where possible, organic ingredients. Guests on the outside patio will also be able to enjoy a more extended / relaxed dining experience, with a menu offering light meals and snacks all day from 11am to 9pm. The sophisticated open bar features a lounge area with panoramic views of the beach as well as 180 degree views of Muri lagoon.


Polynesian Spa: The Polynesian influenced spa facility ensures that you don’t forget your tropical island surroundings with the option of indoor or open air treatment spaces. Indulge in a range of traditional treatments that include relaxing massages and invigorating aromatherapy and body treatments, facials, manicures and pedicures.

Kids Program

Children are the very welcome guests at Nautilus Resort and will be encouraged to experience their own unique holiday. They can participate in fun and educational organised activities including practicing local arts and crafts, games, cooking, cultural dance and many exciting adventures into the lagoon as well as nature trails into the stunning inland close to the resort. All these activities will be suitable for 5-12 year olds.

Honeymoon Information

You will have our on-site Weddings and Event Planner and our team of wedding and function coordinators at your service to take care of every last detail. Our experienced team can organise themed events, specially designed menus, a variety of entertainment and all the special touches and attention that you want to make your special occasion all that you have dreamed of.
The resort can offer a number of stunning reception venue options on site from: a poolside marquee, beachfront marquee, resort restaurant or our private dining room overlooking the lagoon – the resort can cater for special occasions from an intimate gathering for 2 or a more grand celebration, catering for up to 150 guests for a seated dinner or 300 for cocktail party. Your guests will experience an unforgettable celebration, whether it be a barefoot champagne beachfront party or a more formal occasion.

Land price is per person based on double occupancy (unless noted) for select travel dates shown. Air-inclusive vacations are for gateways noted. Rate quoted includes government-imposed fees and taxes and any necessary currency exchange rates. Rate is current when priced, at the time you purchase your vacation, rate may be higher. Rate does not include any applicable daily resort or facility fees (and in Europe, city tourist taxes) payable directly to the resort at check-out; such fees will be advised at the time of booking. Subject to availability and change; certain restrictions and black out dates may apply. Additional airline restrictions may apply, contact the airline directly with questions.

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