Sunset Resort

Rarotonga, Cook Islands

3.5 rating
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Sunset Resort

The Sunset Resort is one of Rarotonga’s most well-known beachfront resorts offering travellers a crystal-clear lagoon and perfect white sand beaches. Located at Ara Tapu in Arorangi village, the resort offers 35 air-conditioned rooms and suites in five categories. The suites and studios are set either on the beach, amongst the gardens or around the resort pool. Read More...

Rooms at Sunset Resort

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About Sunset Resort

Budget travellers and friends travelling together can opt for Beachfront Studios, Pool-side Studios or Garden Studios while couples and families would find the one/two-bedroom suites ideal in a beachfront, pool-side and garden setting. All accommodations at the Sunset Resort feature air-conditioning, king-size/single beds, attached bathrooms with complimentary linens & towels and a kitchen.

Dining at Sunset Resort, Rarotonga

The resort’s Anchorage Restaurant offers travellers a beachfront open-air setting and a la carte menu with daily changing specials while the Drumbeat Bar woos travellers with happy hours and tropical cocktails.

Activities & Experiences at Sunset Resort, Rarotonga

As is expected, Rarotonga’s beautiful beaches, excellent scuba-diving and snorkelling never disappoint. Just check with our Specialists and we’ll set up some of the best tours and experiences in Cook Islands for you. From 4×4 off-road forest safaris, hiking and exploration, village visits, cultural nights, sunset cruises, dive live-aboards and more – just click, choose and go. If you feel like talking to a Specialists for tabling ideas for a special couples’ getaway, a Cook Islands destination wedding or a honeymoon, why we’d love to help set it up for you!

Sunset Resort Rarotonga All-Inclusive Holiday Deals and Packages

Hideaway Holidays’ deals and packages include accommodation, transfers, airfare and even bonus seasonal freebies such as additional nights, tours and experiences. Browse the packages featured here for the Sunset Resort or create a bespoke itinerary by calling our South Pacific Specialists at 1300 991 751! You can also check out our blog on the top scuba-diving hot-spots in Cook Islands – who know, you might find a couple of gems to make your Cook Islands holiday a dream!

Facilities of Sunset Resort

Terms and Conditions may apply if resort offers children Stay & Eat free. Some Facilities/Activities may have charges. Contact sales team for further information.


  • Snorkelling

Hotel Facilities

  • Airport Shuttle bus
  • Bar
  • Beachfront
  • Coin Laundry
  • Daily Room Servicing
  • Hotel Safe
  • Laundry Facilities Incl Washing Machine
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mail Service
  • Parking available
  • Restaurant/s
  • Safe
  • Swimming Pool
  • Swimming Pool - Fresh Water
  • Telephone
  • Tour Desk
  • Wheelchair Access

Room Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony / Verandah
  • Balcony with most rooms
  • Bath Robes and/or Slippers
  • Beach Hammock
  • Beach Towels
  • Direct Dial Telephone
  • DVD Players
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Furnished Veranda
  • Hairdryer
  • Handicap Facilities
  • In-Room Safe
  • Internet Access
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Kitchennette
  • Microwave Oven
  • Mosquito Netting
  • Refrigerator
  • Shaving Outlet
  • Shower only, no bathtub
  • Smoke Detector
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • Washing Machine and Dryer

Resort Type

  • Adult Only
  • FREE Breakfast daily
  • On the Beach

Sunset Resort FAQ's

The Sunset Resort Rarotonga is located in Rarotonga’s Arorangi district, just a little way ahead of the island’s Golf Club.
From the airport terminus in Avarua, the Sunset Resort Rarotonga is exactly 2.8 kilometres away and less than 5 minutes’ cab ride.
Yes, the Sunset Resort Rarotonga does provide return airport transfers.
The Sunset Resort Rarotonga has a check-in time from 12:00 onwards and check-out till 10:00.
Early/late check-in/ check-out times are considered upon request and are subject to Sunset Resort’s decision.
Things to do in and around the Sunset Resort Rarotonga include
  • Swimming
  • Snorkelling
  • Kayaking
  • Scuba-diving charters
  • Island tours
  • Village visits
  • Game fishing
  • ATV tours
  • Island hopping
  • Nightlife
Yes, Sunset Resort Rarotonga does provide WiFi access for its guests. But if travellers are going to island-hopping, they are better off buying local prepaid SIMs with pre-loaded data.
Yes, Sunset Resort Rarotonga does have a swimming pool.
Yes, the Sunset Resort Rarotonga does have an in-house restaurant.
Yes, the Sunset Resort Rarotonga does have an in-house bar.

Location of Sunset Resort

Distance from Rarotonga International Airport, Cook Islands Rarotonga International Airport, Cook Islands 2.8KM (approx)

Reviews of Sunset Resort

DISCLAIMER: All reviews are from Google Reviews. If you have any comments or questions, please contact us

Review Summary:



4.5 rating

17 Reviews

Peter Pk

Peter PkJune 11, 2023Google Reviews

5.0 rating
This is the second time round that we have stayed at the Sunset Resort and both times have not been disappointed, from the airport Read More...

Sandra Clayton

Sandra ClaytonMay 5, 2023Google Reviews

5.0 rating
Can not say enough good things about this resort. It was our first time to Rarotonga and we searched for ages looking at resorts and Read More...

Ben Johnston

Ben JohnstonMay 4, 2023Google Reviews

4.0 rating
I was here for only two nights on a short business trip. Unfortunately the weather was wet and windy the whole time. For these reasons Read More...

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