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Palm Grove

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just come back from another wonderful stay at beautiful Palm Grove. Joanne, Nga and all the staff were once again amazing. We stayed 9 nights in the Gardens and 5 nights in a Beach Front Unit. Both units were well appointed, fresh and clean. We had such a special time at Palm Grove, we ate most days at...

1Thank gordyandlece
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cannot fault this fantastic place. Totally blown away by, firstly the welcome, then the service and of course the superb location. My wife and I stayed for 8 nights at the beach front studio (B5). We arrived at night and was kindly shown our accommodation which was across the road. This was a lovely surprise as there was a massive...

1Thank Ian M
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very helpful agent, millenium travel , put us on to this treasure as a suitable location for our destination wedding! Thanks to Leanne ( in sydney, the agent) we had the wedding I had dreamed of! Nothing was too much trouble for Joanne , our wedding organiser at Palm Grove! Numerous emails were sent back and forth before the...

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 8 nights in a Bungalow on the beach, opposite the main dining room/bar facilities but was a 2 minute walk away. The room was spacious with a huge bed and full cooking facility if needed . Hot showers with high pressure was a true bliss. Opened the ranch slider doors to an out door deck over looking the...

Thank johndonnelly2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried snorkelling at several locations around Rarotonga, and were surprised to find that the best snorkelling was literally across the road from our Hotel (hotel guest access only) Our Garden room was clean, tide and comfortable, Wigmores superette walking distance, and bus stop across the road. The restaurant on site had great food, enough variety, staff lovely and often...

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Rangiora, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed 5 nights stay at Palm Grove in G6 Garden Bungalow. Right next to the pool and back off the road. The grounds were nicely kept and the layout simple and easy to navigate. The pool of a good size approx 3m x 6m with a wee paddling pool attached, adjacent was a coverd BBQ area and outdoor furniture....

Thank Petehilux
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the 3 bedroom house, over Easter, although the weather didn't completely play ball, we still managed to enjoy ourselves, see the sights and the most beautiful places! The beach at Palm Grove was superb, and the snorkeling was fabulous, a little piece of paradise. Resort was great had a beautiful swimming pool which was well looked after,...

Thank Deborah W
Taupo, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yet another perfect stay at Palm Grove in April. Staff are a lot of fun with restaurant offering good variety at reasonable cost. BBQ night has the best salad selection! We stay on beachfront, nothing like stepping off your deck onto the sand. We didn't find the need to use the air conditioning, fan above bed and the slated sliding...

1Thank DebbieL528
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a beachfront unit which was great, stepping off the deck directly onto the beach. The unit had good aircon and fan and double doors opening onto the deck for those who prefer fresh air. Towels are replaced every day when room is serviced. Although the restaurant onsite offers good food, all units are self-catering with...

1Thank RonelBarlow
British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We stayed at Tupe's beach house , managed by Palm Grove, located about 75 meters from the resort. Terrific little house, beachfront, awesome snorkeling 10 feet into the waist deep water!! All amenities from Palm grove included such as breakfast, snorkel equipment as well as 2 kayaks right at the house. Bus stop at front, peaceful quiet area, crystal clear...

2Thank Barb15

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in the enchanting area of Vaimaanga on the stunning southern coast, Palm Grove enjoys the tranquility of one of the best locations on Rarotonga. 26 individual bungalows are scattered over 5 acres of landscaped beachfront and garden property. Bungalows are available in studio to 3-bedroom layout and feature kingsize beds, kitchen facilities, aircon, flatscreen TV, and private patio/balcony. Property amenities include our onsite restaurant and bar, swimming pool, guest BBQ, laundry facility, tour desk, and motorbike rentals. All guests receive complimentary daily tropical breakfast buffet and use of kayaks, snorkel equipment, beach chairs and beach towels. Welcome to Palm Grove, your private piece of paradise! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palm Grove

Address: P.O. Box 23, Vaimaanga, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Vaimaanga
Price Range: $193 - $363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Palm Grove 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Palm Grove Hotel Vaimaanga
Palm Grove Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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“We found both the Garden Unit and Beach Front Unit amazing. Easy access and very private.”
gordyandlece, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“Get the beach front studio”
ianmT8200AG, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Beachside bungalows are great for couples ! Romantic and quiet”
  • The lagoon ... Fabulous snorkelling at our doorstep
aussiemagnolia, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Beach Bungalow for sure, straight access to the water from your deck”
johndonnelly2015, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Garden rooms are nice”
Dzire, 13 May 2017 | Read review
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