We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
6/11/2017 7/11/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Sunset Resort

    Ara Tapu | Nikao, Avarua, Cook Islands
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    6/11/2017Check In 7/11/2017Check Out
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (427)
    Pool & Beach (99)
    Room & Suite (86)
    Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Spa
    799 reviews
    #6 of 10 hotels in Aitutaki
     
    Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa
    403 reviews
    #1 of 5 hotels in Muri
     
    The Edgewater Resort & Spa
    1,601 reviews
    #4 of 4 hotels in Arorangi
     
    Aro'a Beachside Inn
    162 reviews
    #3 of 4 hotels in Arorangi
     
    Overview
    • Excellent64%
    • Very good29%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Kitchenette
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Spa
    799 reviews
    #6 of 10 hotels in Aitutaki
     
    Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa
    403 reviews
    #1 of 5 hotels in Muri
     
    The Edgewater Resort & Spa
    1,601 reviews
    #4 of 4 hotels in Arorangi
     
    Aro'a Beachside Inn
    162 reviews
    #3 of 4 hotels in Arorangi
     
    Rooms
    6 Nov7 Nov
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 0 partner sites to see rooms from .
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Avarua hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "96daa04dfbcf44eaa5c2eda067c7f4d3", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":309572,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":6,"month":11,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":7,"month":11,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"96daa04dfbcf44eaa5c2eda067c7f4d3","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Sunset Resort","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6Ijk2ZGFhMDRkZmJjZjQ0ZWFhNWMyZWRhMDY3YzdmNGQzIiwiQUlLIjoiZGVhMzk3YzRiMGMzNDBhN2I1ZWYzODlkMGE0YjU3NjQifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": false, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "06/11/2017", "checkOut": "07/11/2017", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Turn Your Opinions into Points!
    Turn your opinions into JPMiles
    Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
    *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    50
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    Reviews (653)
    There are newer reviews for Sunset Resort
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    281 - 285 of 642 reviews

    Reviewed 2 August 2014

    We have just returned from a fantastic peaceful week at Sunset. We had a two bedroom unit closest to the road on the top floor. Very clean and modern room. Bedrooms are really big and the whole unit is spacious with two balconies. Bonus was...More

    1  Thank mosscopeekotrain
    Reviewed 1 August 2014

    We stayed for 9 days at this resort. The room we had was facing the sea, which was for us the "dream-holiday". Step out of your bed, open the door and look at the ocean..... Breakfast was ok, nothing special. There was a problem with...More

    Thank Guido M
    Response from ParadiseRarotonga, Manager at Sunset ResortResponded 4 August 2014

    Kia Orana Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We do have a regular room check and maintenance program in place at the Sunset Resort but it is always helpful when guests report any issues to us as they happened . That...More

    Reviewed 27 July 2014

    We had one night here as a stopover on the way back from Aitutaki. Transfers from and back to the airport were efficient and friendly. The accommodation was very nice. It was spacious, clean and had a comfy bed. The resort gardens were beautiful, the...More

    4  Thank Nadine740
    Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

    We stayed here for 6 nights and could have easily stayed here for ever. The welcome and check in was easy and friendly, the rooms were spotless with air con. There is an onsite restaurant which we tried the breakfast, dinner and snacks once. The...More

    Thank RichGoesRoaming
    Response from ParadiseRarotonga, Manager at Sunset ResortResponded 4 August 2014

    Kia Orana We are defiantly a resort for couples and find that couples return again and again to stay with us due to our no children under 12 policy. I was surprised to see that you did not enjoy our beach . We often have...More

    Reviewed 23 July 2014

    Spent 5 nights and would have liked to stay longer. The staff were friendly and helpful, rooms were well maintained, the views were beautiful and especially loved watching the sun go down in the company of other guests. Gardens were well maintained and the resort...More

    1  Thank Browny756
    Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Spa
    799 reviews
    #6 of 10 hotels in Aitutaki
     
    Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa
    403 reviews
    #1 of 5 hotels in Muri
     
    The Edgewater Resort & Spa
    1,601 reviews
    #4 of 4 hotels in Arorangi
     
    Aro'a Beachside Inn
    162 reviews
    #3 of 4 hotels in Arorangi
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 203 - US$ 283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 35
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Travelocity, Cheap Tickets, Priceline, Expedia, Hotwire, TripOnline SA, Agoda, Hotels.com, Booking.com, HotelQuickly and Cancelon so you can book your Sunset Resort reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Cook Islands >
    • Southern Cook Islands >
    • Rarotonga >
    • Avarua
    • Also Known As
    • The Sunset Hotel Arorangi ,
    • Sunset Hotel Arorangi ,
    • Sunset Resort Rarotonga/Avarua, Cook Islands
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (427)
    Pool & Beach (99)
    Room & Suite (86)
    Dining (8)
    Hotel & Grounds (236)
    Bathroom (2)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
    Nearby
    Aro'a Beachside Inn
    162 reviews
    3.74 km away
     
    The Edgewater Resort & Spa
    1,601 reviews
    .55 km away
     
    Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Spa
    799 reviews
    263.11 km away
     
    Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa
    403 reviews
    11.21 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Kikau Hut Restaurant
    960 reviews
    .14 km away
    The Anchorage Restaurant & Bar
    297 reviews
    .04 km away
    Tuoro Restaurant & Cafe
    339 reviews
    .53 km away
    Oceans Restaurant & Bar
    259 reviews
    .93 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Tik-e Tours
    146 reviews
    .92 km away
    Cook Island Christian Church (CICC)
    260 reviews
    2.12 km away
    Punanga Nui
    316 reviews
    4.71 km away
    Wilson's Beach Bar - Castaway Resort Rarotonga
    132 reviews
    2.34 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    debunce
    25 September 2017|
    AnswerShow all 3 answers
    Response from Sunset R | Property representative |
    Hi there, Nick is no longer the manager but has his own resort called Te Vaka Roa in Muri. The new managers have been here for 6 years. Tim and Colleen Darby as seen in the image. Pop in and visit as you are exploring the... More
    0
    Votes
    culturevulture2017
    25 August 2017|
    AnswerShow all 6 answers
    Response from WendyGAuckland | Reviewed this property |
    Not at the resort. The lagoon is too shallow and a bit rocky. You may be able to find a sail boat for daily hire over in town, but I'm not sure and dont remember seeing any sailboats over there. Enjoy the holiday anyway... More
    0
    Votes
    Shann0nMarie
    17 August 2017|
    AnswerShow all 5 answers
    Response from Sunset R | Property representative |
    Yes we have two bar areas, one in the Anchorage Restaurant (7days a week) and a small happy hour bar near another pool open from 5 to 7.30 Monday to Saturday
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "Book early if you want the beachfront units. They're expensive but worth it. Away from the walkway to..."
    Read review
    "I would always prefer a beachfront villa with its pleasant sunny patio."
    Read review
    "About mid resort would be the best place then you are centre to all it has to offer."
    Read review
    "ocean view rooms are nice but not really needed as you are only 50 metres in from the beach in any room"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing