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Little Polynesian Resort

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South Pacific Islands › Cook Islands › Rarotonga
Location Details
TheLittle Polynesian Resort is a small boutique hotel, nestled on the southern tip of Rarotonga, located on a stretch of golden sand, fringed by palm trees and mesmerizing lagoon views.
General Information
With an intimate collection of contemporary Beachfront Bungalows and Garden Studios, you are guaranteed to find serenity, seclusion and romance at Rarotonga’s only member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Fine poolside dining at Little Polynesian’s very own restaurant and bar, with complimentary tropical breakfasts served daily. Luxurious salt water infinity pool that drifts off into the blue views of the lagoon and out to the Pacific Ocean beyond. Welcome to Romance, Welcome to Little Polynesian Resort.

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Room Details

Garden Studios | Enjoy full privacy in the sanctity of the Garden Studios. Just steps from the white sand beach, these spacious guestrooms are set in lush gardens with sun loungers in your private courtyard. Light cooking facilities including a two burner cook top and microwave ensures that you are able to enjoy all the comforts of home.
Designed with unusually high roofing, a long but almost forgotten trademark of traditional Cook Island architecture, the spacious open plan studios are each equipped with a split king bed, a modern spacious bathroom, lounge settee, Nespresso machine, mini fridge and tea/coffee making facilities. Each air-conditioned studio features a telephone, television with on demand entertainment, in-room safe, hairdryer, iron and ironing board.

Beachfront Bungalows | The stunning Beachfront Bungalows are the epitome of sophisticated Pacific design. The spacious split level abodes are the perfect choice for a romantic getaway or special celebration. Featuring a dining and lounge area and large double bathroom leading to a private courtyard with outdoor shower. The placement of the king bed in the center of the elevated bedroom, ensures you wake every morning to stunning lagoon views. Enjoy the warm breeze as the sun goes down from the sun loungers on your private patio and watch the stars emerge in this idyllic paradise.
The super king beds are centrally placed in the elevated bedrooms ensuring you wake every morning to stunning lagoon views, the lower level lounge area is furnished with a day bed, entertainment unit and small settee. Each air-conditioned Beachfront Bungalow is equipped with a television with on demand entertainment, telephone, in-room safe, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, Nespresso machine, mini fridge and tea/coffee making facilities.


Little Polynesian Dining | Little Polynesian Restaurant offers casual poolside dining in an open air setting with the most spectacular views on the Titikaveka lagoon. Enjoy a tropical island breakfast, lunch and dinner with a fusion of traditional Polynesian and modern European cuisine.


Guests will enjoy the infinity pool with sun loungers.


Direct access to beachfront with complimentary use of kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, snorkeling gear and beach towels.


Te Manava Spa | At Te Manava Spa, the internationally trained therapists provide a full range of spa and beauty treatments to put you on the path to ultimate relaxation in a tranquil water garden setting. The Nail Lounge offers express manicures and pedicures, as well as nail art and spa manicures and pedicures.

Nearby Attractions

With a marine protected lagoon that offers swimming at all hours of the day, the lagoon is perfect for splashing about and snorkeling. A short walk down the beach will take you to the popular Fruits of Rarotonga, well known as one of the best spots on the island for snorkeling, where you will experience an abundant variety of colorful marine life.
Should you wish to venture out of the resort for a bite to eat, you will find there is a handful of great local café’s located nearby. Don’t forget to try the traditional Cook Island dish Ika Mata, a delicious marinated raw fish salad and refreshing Nu (drinking coconut).

Other Information

Little Polynesian Resort welcomes guests 18 years and over so you are sure to enjoy ultimate privacy, peace and tranquility.

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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