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Set on 5 acres of private beach and tropical gardens in Vaima, Palm Grove features free kayaking and snorkeling equipment. A private balcony or patio with ocean or garden views is standard in all rooms.

The air-conditioned rooms include a kitchen with a gas stove-top, a microwave and a refrigerator/freezer. Each room is decorated in bright colors, and features a flat-screen TV and a stereo with an iPod dock.

Palm Grove is set alongside one of the most popular beaches in Rarotonga and is within 5 minutes’ drive of several other beaches, including Muri Beach, Aro'a Beach and Puaikura Beach. Rarotonga Airport, the main township of Avarua, and the National Museum of the Cook Islands are all within 15 minutes' drive.

Guests can enjoy a swim in the onsite swimming pool and a casual meal in the BBQ area. The tour desk can arrange day trips and car rental. Free parking is available on site.

Overlooking the gardens, The Yellow Hibiscus Restaurant offers indoor and outdoor dining. It is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Palm Grove has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 15, 2011

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Buffet

Free Private Parking Available On Site

Activities:

Bicycle rental (additional charge)

Library

Canoeing


Availability

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Bungalow - Beach Front
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About Palm Grove

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  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?

    Rarotonga is lucky to have year-round warm weather. However, we do have seasons: Our summer is hotter and more humid, with more chance of an afternoon downpour. Our winter is less hot and less humid.


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    Answered on September 15, 2019
  • Is your private beach next to the property or do I need to use a means of transportation to go there?

    Our private beach is onsite.


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    Answered on September 15, 2019
  • Hi there, I am trying to make a booking for 2 adults - but it is telling me that it is one single bed, can you please confirm?

    Kia Orana, Thanks for your enquiry. All of our bungalows come with 1x Superking bed as standard bedding, but twin bedding can be accommodated upon request. If you can please advise which room category you are looking at, I can make sure Booking dot com is displaying the correct information. Cheers, Betsy Palm Grove


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    Answered on November 7, 2019
  • Do you have accommodation that looks out onto the ocean? Thank you.

    Kia Orana, Thanks for your enquiry. Yes, our Beachfront Studios are set directly on the white sand of our lovely beach. We also have our Beach Villa, which is a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom beachfront house with private yard. Please let us know your expected travel dates so we can check availability for you. Cheers, Betsy Palm Grove


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    Answered on March 4, 2020
  • We will be staying in November do you have a airport shuttle and how much does it cost. Thank you Regards Carole

    Kia Orana Carole. Thanks for your message. Yes we operate our own airport transfer service for all international flights. Please kindly contact our reservations office to book airport transfers for your stay. Cheers, Betsy Palm Grove


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    Answered on July 20, 2021
  • I see your accommodation is non refundable? What happens if we are unable to fly due to COVID flight cancellations or lockdowns?

    Kia Orana. Thanks for your enquiry. In the event that a guest is unable to travel due to a border closure or illness arising from Covid 19, we are offering a no-fee date amendment option. Payment will be held in credit for future travel.


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    Answered on May 24, 2021
  • wanting to book a trip and want to stay at your property. dates Jan. -March 2022. 12 days Sun to following Fri. One bed, kitchen Ontario Canada

    Kia Orana. Thank you for your enquiry. Please kindly contact our Reservations office in order to receive information about availability and pricing. Cheers, Betsy Palm Grove


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    Answered on March 11, 2021
  • wondering what the weather might be like for these dates? wondering about the fishing for these dates thank you ' sue

    Kia Orana Sue, Thanks for your enquiry. Can you please advise what dates you had in mind? Cheers, Betsy Palm Grove


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    Answered on March 17, 2020
  • My fiancée and I are staying at your resort and wandering if you had any wedding packages available between the 1st Sept and the 6th Sept2021

    Kia Orana. Thanks for your question. Yes, we offer Wedding Packages. Please kindly contact our Reservations office to get a copy of our available Wedding Packages. Cheers, Betsy Palm Grove


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    Answered on July 21, 2021
  • How come you only offer a non refundable deal? What is your policy regarding Covid and refunds?

    Thank you for your query. We only accept prepaid non-refundable bookings via this third party due to their ban on credit card fees; we offer a flexible cancellation policy for direct bookings. Travel credits are issued for Covid-affected bookings.


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    Answered on November 26, 2020
  • do you have snorkling gear for guests to use?

    Kia Orana. Yes, we provide complimentary snorkel gear and kayaks. Cheers, Betsy Palm Grove


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    Answered on July 1, 2021
  • If want a room for just two people but would like two beds is this an option?

    Kia Orana. Thanks for your query. All of our bungalows offer 1x King (as standard) or 2x Single bedding (upon request). Cheers.


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    Answered on July 13, 2021
  • What does it cost to hire a bicycle? Do you have a bike to suit an 11 year old? What does a continental breakfast cost?

    We recommend Adventure Hire for bicycle hire. The cost is NZ$15/day for 1 day, or NZ$12/day for 2+ days, or NZ$100/week.


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    Answered on August 31, 2021
  • Are we having two rooms with single bed or one room with two single beds. We are father and daughter and need two bedrooms!

    Kia Orana. Thanks for your query. This room category is a One Bedroom. If you need 2 beds, we can provide an extra single bed in the lounge. If you need 2 bedrooms, you will need to book our Two Bedroom Garden unit. Cheers.


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    Asked about: Superior Bungalow with Garden View • Answered on July 13, 2021
  • Details on wifi please

    Kia Orana. Thanks for your enquiry. We have a Vodafone hotspot located in our garden area and we sell prepaid wifi vouchers on behalf of Vodafone, starting at NZ$10. Vouchers can be used at any of the several hundred wifi hotspots on the island.


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    Asked about: Bungalow - Beach Front • Answered on May 24, 2021
  • can we have a single bed put in a room as well with double bed

    Kia Orana. Thanks for your question. Only certain room categories can accept an extra single bed. Please kindly contact us direct for further information regarding our room categories. Cheers, Betsy Palm Grove


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    Answered on September 14, 2021
  • Hi do you do meal plans where u pay for breakfast and lunch and or dinner?

    Thanks for your question. All rates include daily tropical breakfast buffet. A cooked breakfast menu is available for an additional charge. Lunch and dinner are available daily a la carte. We do not offer prepaid meal plans.


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    Answered on November 8, 2021
  • Hi, is the accommodation refundable due to Covid? Thanks Viv

    All of our booking terms via this booking platform are prepaid non-refundable. Should travel be paused due to border closure, we will extend a no-fee date amendment option to you. Flexible/refundable terms are available when booking direct with us.


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    Answered on August 31, 2021
  • Hi What’s the issue with a two year olds in beach front bungalow? Is it drowning risk, thx

    Kia Orana. Thanks for your enquiry. Our Beachfront Studios can accommodate 2 people max and do not cater for children under age 6. Please kindly contact our Reservations office if you need further assistance. Cheers, Betsy Palm Grove


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    Asked about: Bungalow - Beach Front • Answered on July 21, 2021
  • Hi We are wanting to book one of the beach front bungalows We have a two year old, I’m reading some comments about not being allowed to? Why?

    Kia Orana. Thanks for your query. Our Beachfront Studios sleep 2 people max and do not take children. Please feel free to contact us directly if you need further information. Cheers, Betsy Palm Grove


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What's nearby
  • Albertos
    4.6 miles
  • MV Mataora
    4.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Cocolatte Cafe
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Vaima Restaurant
    0.2 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Vaimaanga Beach
    100 feet
  • Arakuo Beach
    5,100 feet
  • Titikaveka Beach
    1.5 miles
  • Aroa Beach
    1.5 miles
  • Kavera Beach
    2.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Rarotonga International Airport
    4.5 miles
How to get to Palm Grove from Rarotonga International Airport
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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1 Restaurant On Site

    The Yellow Hibiscus

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Resort Facilities at Palm Grove
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Private beach area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour
  • Themed dinners Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Evening entertainment
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Snorkeling
  • Canoeing
  • Library
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
Food & Drink
  • Chocolate/Cookies Additional charge
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Bottle of water
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and costs NZD 5 per 24 hours.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Paid WiFi
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Car rental
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Swimming pool toys
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
Pool 2 – outdoor (kids) Free!
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • Suitable for kids
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Swimming pool toys
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
Spa
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules
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Check-in

2:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Check-out

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
Free
2 - 5 years
Extra bed by request
Free
6+ years
Extra bed by request
NZD 80 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Palm Grove accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that Palm Grove does not accept payments with American Express credit cards.

FAQs about Palm Grove

  • Palm Grove is 2.6 miles from the center of Rarotonga.

  • The prices at Palm Grove may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Palm Grove is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Palm Grove offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
    • Snorkeling
    • Library
    • Canoeing
    • Beachfront
    • Evening entertainment
    • Private beach area
    • Happy hour
    • Beach
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Live music/Performance
    • Themed dinners

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Palm Grove by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 15min

  • Room options at Palm Grove include:

    • Bungalow
    • Studio
    • Villa
    • Vacation Home

  • Guests staying at Palm Grove can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Buffet

  • Palm Grove has 1 restaurant:

    • The Yellow Hibiscus

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Palm Grove (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking