Rarotonga Islands, situated in the South Pacific region, offers a true escape to innocence. These islands, in spite of being so marvelous, are yet virgin in terms of exploration. And that’s the best part about Rarotonga – no matter which time of the year you visit them, you’ll never find the usual hustle-bustle that’s associated with the likes of tourist spots such as Bangkok or Bali. As a result, you will get a destination where you can truly unwind without being disturbed by any sort of commotion, or hullaballoo.
Rarotonga Island, being the capital of Cook Island, has always been the chief source of income for Cook Islands. In fact, the most significant income of the country of Cook Islands comes from tourism. Therefore the ministry of tourism has paid special attention in making Rarotonga a heaven for foreign tourists. There’s a widespread presence of world class resorts, comfortable inns, hotels, and holiday homes. Depending upon the budget, the size of your group, how many days you intend to stay etc., you can book either of these accommodations.
When you’re visiting Rarotonga, you simply cannot miss some holiday home specials in Rarotonga. These things define this island and a trip here will be futile without visiting these places or doing these activities. Let’s have a look:
• Scuba Diving: There’s no other place in the world where you’ll come across such clear waters. Rarotonga’s reef takes you up-close to an underwater life that’s mystical and enthralling. And there’s no better place to enjoy scuba diving than the lagoons of Rarotonga. You can choose scuba diving, snorkeling etc. as a part of the package offered by your hotel. You can choose your accommodation at places such as the Lagoon Breeze Villa that are situated near the Muri lagoon so that you don’t have to spend a lot of time traveling.
• Play golf: The golf course at Rarotonga is well built, and offers a source of entertainment. For just NZ $15, you can indulge in two rounds of golf. Also, when you’re tired after the play, there’s a 19th hole to visit! The 19th hole we’re talking about is actually a bar where one can chill over a few drinks.
• Learn surfing: If you haven’t done it yet, here’s your chance to indulge in surfing! Counted among Rarotonga specials, this island is one of the best places to learn surfing. The water bodies are devoid of any rush and you can learn the activity at your leisure. There are trained personnel who will teach you the basics of surfing and then you’ll be on your own! Make sure you tell your friends to click photos of you surfing while they stand at the shore and admire you. Will make for a great Facebook display picture!