Mini Resort feel with our Kia Orana Spirit

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Rarotonga Accomodation

Ariki Bungalows



Located on the NE sunrise shores of Rarotonga, Ariki Bungalows boasts the only accommodation offering eco-adventure tours as part of our experience. We have three studio bungalows and a two-bedroom villa (max 10 people) and regularly have groups of family and/or friends book the place out in total creating your own bubble.   

We are the only provider accomodation provider in the Cook Islands to offer marine activity combination deals throughout the year including Kiteboarding Camps, Wellness Retreats, Adventure Packages etc.

Peace of Mind Cancellation Policy

You can book with confidence knowing that if for a COVID related issue your dates are movable or we will fully refund your payment. 



We pride ourselves in making you feel at home and fully relaxed during your stay in our bungalows.

Only a 15 minute walk from Muri, Ariki Bungalows provide simple elegance with a splash of island colour. With three studio bungalows and a two-bedroom villa sleeping 10 guests in total we have created a "mini-resort feel without the resort price". 


Ariki Nui (2-Bedroom Villa)

Ariki Nui is the perfect villa for two couples or a couple wanting more space and a clear separation from the other guests. All facilities

including the bar and pool are available but you can enjoy the magnificent views of Avana and Motutapu from your own spacious deck. Your home away from home. 


The Bungalows

Our modern studio bungalows sleep two people on a very comfortable long double bed. Facilities include ensuite, self catering kitchen, full bathroom and your own mini-deck. The mini deck has a table and a couple of chairs so you can dine on the deck as well chilling out and reading a book. Air-conditioning units and fans keep you cool at night. 

The Arenui (Meeting House)

Our guest entertainment area is called the Arenui. You can chill, have a BBQ, relax and watch a movie or plan your adventurous day ahead.

The Smuggler's Cove Bar

Inside the Arenui we have our pirate themed bar with a selection of wines, local beer and spirits. Try one of our world famous "Ariki Cocktails"  

Our Plunge Pool

Perfect for chilling out on a hot Rarotonga day. 

Ariki Adventures Tours 10% off

All Ariki guests receive 10%off any Ariki tours. We are the only mini-resort on the islands offering this package. 

Top Reasons why you should stay with us?

We are "BIG" enough to provide, yet "small" enough to care.


We pride ourselves on getting to know our guests as much or as little as you want.  We are happy to share our local knowledge and steer our guests in the right direction if they are searching for something.   

When you stay, you can chose additional eat & play options as add ons. We can provide full catering and bar options onsite or eat at our cafe. We can organise your adventure tours through our own adventure company Ariki Adventures.  

Maximum 10-Guest Bubble, stay COVID Safe


Stay away from the crowds and create your own safe family & friends bubble. Minimise any COVID risk by limiting your contact with others. You really can relax safely with us. 


The only Eco-Adventure & Yoga Retreats in the Cook Islands

We are the only ones offering  eco-adventure & yoga retreats which we can tailor to your group. Relax or get active. It's all about you refreshing and reconnecting. 

Flexible Cancellations Policy

You can cancel FREE of charge right upto 24hrs prior to your arrival.  Read more here.


Dual Tourism Awards Winner 2020


We are humble but also super proud of our team. Our Eco-adventure tourism award shows our dedication to sustainable tourism, protecting our environment for the future. Our Outstanding Kia Orana Spirit award means we smile and laugh a lot.

Sustainable Tourism Practitioner


We are committed to making a low impact on the environment and local culture, while helping to generate future employment for local people. We are always striving to create positive experiences for local people; tourism companies; and tourists themselves.

Tailored group “Eat Stay & Play” packages


If you have a group of friends or family who are looking for a unique experience talk to us. We can tailor an amazing holiday experience just for you.

We own the "Flying Turtle Cafe" and "Ariki Adventures", the #1 adventure company in the Cook Islands

It means we can cater to your group needs, body fuel and adventures wrapped up in your stay at Ariki Bungalows. 

We are "Rainbow Friendly"

Everyone matters.