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Palm Grove

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09/04/2017 10/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Cambridge, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Palm Grove is AWESOME! Individual chalets in a garden setting look out onto the pool and BBQ area. Stroll across the road to the most amazing beach - white sand, clear, warm water and teeming with sea life. Make use of the complimentary snorkelling gear. Scooters available on site for hire as well. The buffet breakfast again complimentary will set...

1Thank nikkib5050
Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Everything are Palm Grove Was perfect. We had a Beach Bungalow (B2) and it was absolutely perfect. The king size bed and pillows were so comfortable. The staff and management friendly and helpful. The happy hour Friday night from 5-6.30pm free drinks and toasted sandwiches was a great night. BBQ $35p/h steak or fish (cooked perfect) and the most amazing...

Thank Gail S
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Palm Grove is perfect as a holiday destination. Staff were so friendly and helpful. We stayed at one of the beach bungalows so it was only a few yards to the warm water for terrific snorkelling - far more variety of fish that when we went on a special snorkelling tour. Sitting on our verandah watching the sun go down...

Thank Kim F
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've only just left and missing Palm Grove already. Yes, it's not a big resort with a kids club, but it's still a fantastic place for a family, we had a very roomy 2 bedroom bungalow with full kitchen facilities which is always handy when traveling with children. We met some lovely travelers from all over when the children were...

Thank 468vickyb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this places to bits. Great service and friendly staff. The first night we got there (unaware of anything) got to our room and decided we were hungry at about 6:30pm and went out into the large amount of rain and waited at the bus stop, unknowing to us that the bus only goes one way after a certain time...

Thank Hannah P
Gore, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got married in Rarotonga 10 years ago and went back for our wedding anniversary, we stayed at Palm Grove when we got married so thought we would stay there again and we weren't disappointed. It has amasing if not the best snorkeling on the island! Rooms have everything you need and it is a great location away from the...

Thank acavx2
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well appointed rooms with air conditioning and cleaned daily. The staff are friendly and the grounds well maintained. A good quiet location with mountain views one side and the ocean on the other. Bus stop located outside the hotel and a shop within walking distance if you want to buy anything for your room. Would definitely stay there again.

Thank FNQquirky
Paso Robles, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our beachfront suite had a full kitchen with all the amenities (LOVE!!!). There is a store about 3 minutes walk which you can buy last minutes items for cooking. We had a large deck which we took advantage of daily for snacks, tea time and even homemade dinners :). The section of the beach where we were was quiet and...

1Thank Katie K
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 10 February 2017

When you dream of idyllic island getaways, you always hope to stay at somewhere as nice as the Palm Grove. Every room on the premises, including the Garden Studio rooms, will give you a comfortable, quaint, and private haven but the Beachfront Bungalows situated on the white sand of the shore are simply unrivaled and not to be missed. Our...

4Thank Mattrick_Swayze
Sandy Beach
Reviewed 31 January 2017

The villa was perfect for two people, and close to a pristine lagoon which was great for a first time snorkellor (me) and my more experienced partner. The staff were very friendly and nice, and happy to arrange anything we needed. I had a wonderful time and would stay again for sure.

1Thank Rebecca S

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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
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry 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: RM668 - RM1,170 (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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Also Known As:
Palm Grove Hotel Vaimaanga
Palm Grove Rarotonga
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“Chalet 5 - perfect distance from road noise!!!!!!!! There really is none though”
 of 5 bubbles nikkib5050, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Beachfront B2”
 of 5 bubbles 348gails, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pool view room was nice but lots of foot traffic going past to other bures”
 of 5 bubbles FNQquirky, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Beachfront Bungalows are a must”
 of 5 bubbles Mattrick_Swayze, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Quiet location, great beach”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelHar, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
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