Known as the complete tourist destination, Rarotonga islands offer avenues to escape the maddening rush of metros, avoid all tourist hustle bustle and get away from the stressful work life. An aerial view of these islands will make you feel that it’s a world class painter’s canvas, but in reality, Rarotonga is surrounded by absolutely clean lagoons while its interiors consist of dense jungles, pristine beaches and rainforests! It might sound like a mixture of various destinations taken out from your Geography textbook but it’s actually a pity, Geography textbooks have never mentioned such a place, leading many people to believe that these islands are hoax. After all, who can believe that there’s actually heaven on Earth?
Rarotonga islands were originally discovered by Captain Cook, and as a result, the conglomerate to which it belongs is known as Cook Islands. Though annexed by New Zealand in the 1900s, it sought independence in 1965 and now remains a free state. Just for your information, you can use the currency of New Zealand on Rarotonga islands. Rarotonga’s Aravua is home to two banks where one can exchange currency and get the native notes. The only direct flights available to this destination are from New Zealand and surprisingly, Los Angeles, California! While you can explore this place comfortably on bikes and cars, there’s an option for renting cycles as well for those who are a little health conscious and require their daily dose of exercising.
Getting down to booking accommodation Rarotonga, there’s a plethora of hotels in Rarotonga that can suit people with various budget levels. Those who are backpackers can enjoy reasonable lodging whereas the ones who prefer staying in luxury can check out places like Sunset Resort Rarotonga. Here’s a brief overview about Sunset Resort, one of the most luxurious and grand places to spend your vacation in rarotonga beach.
The Sunset resort offers 35 rooms ranging from the ones that open towards the swimming pool to the ones that give you a direct view of the beachfront. The Sunset Resort boasts of an ideal location, since it is situated on the western part of Rarotonga and is barely minutes away from all essential facilities and services. It is seconded by many tourists that the most beautiful sunrise and sunset can be enjoyed by standing on the beachfront just on the edge of this resort. For all photographers, this is an amazing opportunity to click photos that might be your laptop’s wallpaper for years to come.
There are other hotels Rarotonga offers as well. Though not as ideally situated, they offer a good place to stay for people who are backpackers. Of course, they won’t extend amenities and the grand architecture of Sunset Resort, they are good for spending a couple of nights.