Located on the Southern end of Rarotonga
, Vaimaanga Beach resort offers white sand beaches on the coast of the sparkling South Seas. Rarotonga, the largest of the fifteen Cook Islands
, is the arrival point for all international airlines and is the hub for tourist activity, local commerce and population. It is a volcanic island with lush tropical vegetation, stunning mountains, white sandy beaches and tranquil lagoons. Rarotonga Airport lies on the north west coast of Rarotonga, 3km from Avarua Town. A visitor permit for 31 days is granted to all Nationals on arrival (presentation of a valid passport for at least six months beyond the intended period of stay and a ticket for return or onward travel is required). Visas can be extended for up to six months at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration in Rarotonga. Departure Tax = NZ$25 or NZ$10 under 12 years, infants free.
Rarotonga is about 658m from sea level, and owns a subtropics climate. Winter temperatures average around 23 degrees Celsius, while summer brings a small amount more heat, averaging about 26 degrees. The wet season falls from January – May.Staying in a vacation home rental
allows you to vacation without losing the privacy of your own home and schedule, but still providing spacious accommodations. Every day you can wake up in your custom picked accommodation to a view of sea, and the central mountain region. There are many activities on Vaimaanga Beach including snorkeling in the surrounding lagoon, going up the mountain to the cloud rainforest, bike rentals, and just relaxing on one of the beautiful beaches
Rarotonga is only 32km in circumference and the majority of villages, shops and restaurants are scattered around the coastal road. Public buses travel in both direction from Avarua Town every half and hour until 4pm and thereafter every hour. Taxis cost around NZ$2 per km. Car and moped hire is available from six rental agencies - a Cook Islands drivers license is required which can be obtained from the Police Station in Avarua for NZ$10 provided you are over 21 and can show your current home driving license..
Vacationers can find holiday lodging directly from owners in the form of villas, home, and condo rentals on Vaimaanga, Cook Islands
. This small beach town has simple, private vacation rentals to suit anyone’s needs. From sparse and new age, to the comforts of luxury villas, there is accommodation for everyone.
Why stay in a Vaimaanga hotel when you can rent a vacation rental? Owner Direct has been matching holiday guests with privately-owned short term and long term vacation rentals since 1994. Book yours now, and find yourself enjoying the sparkling Southern Seas from your beautiful accommodations.