Is Rarotonga good for kids?
Pacific Resort Rarotonga The kids’ club, known as the Beach Hut, fronts directly onto the sand and calm waters of Muri Lagoon and is a safe place for those aged six to 12.
Is Cook Islands good for families?
With lush tropical hillsides, miles of unspoiled beaches, and calm turquoise waters, the Cook Islands are unquestionably ideal for a romantic getaway, but also terrific for families with the abundance of activities, culture and natural beauty.
What time of year is best in Rarotonga?
The best time to visit Rarotonga is throughout October and November. This is during the dry season, when the weather is hot (but tolerable) and not too wet. It also avoids the peak holiday seasons allowing for a much more relaxing escape.
How many days do you need in Rarotonga?
I recommend spending seven to 10 nights in the Cook Islands. What is this? I spent a week there — three days on Rarotonga; four on Aitutaki — and found it to be the perfect amount of time.
Can you swim in Rarotonga?
While there are many Rarotonga beaches that are ideal for swimming and enjoying, there are also spots on the island that are not safe. The island of Rarotonga is surrounded by a large reef which circles the entire island and creates the beautiful lagoons and calm waters inside.
How much spending money do I need for Rarotonga?
Rarotonga is quite often cheaper than Aitutaki so if you’re on a budget, it’s safe to stay in this island. Depending on your spending habits and lifestyle, a safe manageable pocket money would be $100 – $150 NZ dollars per day. You can of course bring more than this!
How long does it take to drive around Rarotonga?
about 45 to 50 minutes
Driving is pretty straightforward, taking about 45 to 50 minutes to drive around Rarotonga with only one main road circling the island, two roundabouts and absolutely no traffic lights!
What is family in Cook Island?
|Māori (Te Reo Māori) Language|
|English Meaning||Māori (Te Reo Māori) Meaning|
|family||whāmere (family, household) whānau (extended family) ngare (family, kin, blood relatives, relations)|
|parents||mātua, (sg. matua)|
|father||matua, matua tāne, pāpara|
Does Club Raro have kids club?
The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium offers Kids Stay & Play FREE! in conjunction with our Moko Kids Club, open year-round Monday-Saturday 9am-12pm, 2pm-5pm + 7pm-9pm. KIDS PLAY FREE!
Are the Cook Islands expensive?
Like most Pacific islands, the Cook Islands aren’t the cheapest place to visit — but they are a lot cheaper than other destinations in the region.
What is the coldest month in Rarotonga?
Which is the coldest month in Rarotonga? The coldest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 24.7°C (76.46°F).
Is Rarotonga or Aitutaki better?
Rarotonga has nice beaches, but they’re nothing on Aitutaki. Whilst most are white sand, most are a little pebbly and you need to wear flip flops / sea shoes as there are lots of rocks and coral around. Lovely, but not paradisiacal. Aitutaki on the other hand, is immense.