Need expert help?

Joni Stone   Meet Joni, one of our travel experts for Cook Islands.


Born in the Southwest, raised in the Northwest, I have called the South Pacific home for nearly 25 years. I founded J2 Travels in the late 1990s to share our knowledge with other like minded travelers – remembering always, that the joy is in the journey. I currently live on Maui, I'm endorsed by IATA, and am a member of the Fiji, Tahiti and New Zealand Tourism Boards.


We'll Match Any Price

We have access to virtually every travel special out there. Our agents make a commission from the travel wholesalers, same as every other agent or online travel site.

Why wouldn't you want a real travel expert on your side...for free?





Nautilus Resort Rarotonga

> > >

Nautilus Resort Rarotonga


Photo #1 of 11

Nautilus Resort Rarotonga - Nautilus Resort Rarotonga. Copyright Nautilus Resort Rarotonga.

This 4.5 star elegant truly Polynesian resort epitomizes the ideal tropical island escape location. Leave the real world behind and immerse yourself in a tropical island oasis surrounded by the unspoiled beauty of Rarotonga.

An eco-friendly boutique beachfront resort set against a beautiful mountain backdrop which melts into a crystal clear lagoon, show casing premium luxury accommodation all with salt water plunge pools and set in authentic tropical Cook Islands gardens. With the tropical palm studded Ta’akoka Islet enhancing the breath-taking lagoon and ocean views, guests feel totally immersed in this Polynesian experience.



See thumbnails of all photos for this point of interest.

Overview



This 4.5 star elegant truly Polynesian resort epitomizes the ideal tropical island escape location. Leave the real world behind and immerse yourself in a tropical island oasis surrounded by the unspoiled beauty of Rarotonga

An eco-friendly boutique beachfront resort set against a beautiful mountain backdrop which melts into a crystal clear lagoon, show casing premium luxury accommodation all with salt water plunge pools and set in authentic tropical Cook Islands gardens. With the tropical palm studded Ta’akoka Islet enhancing the breath-taking lagoon and ocean views, guests feel totally immersed in this Polynesian experience.

Privacy is paramount in these thoughtfully designed villas. The spacious interior of the villas has been designed and decorated to reflect the tropical island location and climate embracing important Polynesian design features such as a seamless transition from indoors to outdoors and high ceilings to ensure your ultimate comfort in the tropical conditions.

All of the property’s 17 premium villas boast their own salt water plunge pool and large outdoor furnished deck that leads out to a private open-air outdoor shower and courtyard. Privacy is paramount in these well designed villas, with their island inspired contemporary furnishings and lavish bathrooms.The spacious interior of the villas has been designed and decorated to reflect the tropical Island location and climate – embracing important Polynesian design features, which incorporate a seamless transition from inside to outside and with high ceilings that enhance your ultimate comfort in the tropical conditions.

Envelope yourself in a your elegant bathrobe and be pampered in the luxuriously appointed bathroom with its free- standing stone bath, separate spacious rain shower, extensive vanity with double sinks and a supply of exclusive bathroom products.

All rooms come complete with a well-equipped mini kitchenette which includes a microwave, 120 lt under counter fridge, kettle, toaster and pod espresso coffee machine. A ‘state of the art’ entertainment and communication system and large screen TV will keep you entertained and in contact with the outside world too if desired, with hi-speed Internet available to keep our Guests connected. Experience all of this in air-conditioned comfort.

Nautilus Resort offers a stylish Polynesian beachfront restaurant and chic beach bar celebrates the essence of Polynesian architecture, design, décor and cuisine, that can be enjoyed in a fine dining a la carte setting in the main dining area, or as a more casual al fresco dining experience on the spacious patio overlooking the lagoon and glistening infinity swimming pool.

The menu will champion and showcase Polynesian influenced dishes with our own flair to finish it. Guests will encounter exciting taste combinations inspired by the many different cultures throughout the Pacific Region – embracing the use of locally grown, fresh, and where possible, organic ingredients. Guests on the outside patio will also be able to enjoy a more extended / relaxed dining experience, with a menu offering light meals and snacks all day from 11am to 9pm. The sophisticated open bar features a lounge area with panoramic views of the beach as well as 180 degree views of Muri lagoon.

This Polynesian influenced spa facility offers a range of traditional and western influenced treatments where guests will be indulged with relaxing massages, invigorating aromatherapy, soothing body treatments, facials, manicures and pedicures. This is the best way to rejuvenate both body and mind. Guests may choose from the Nautilus Signature Menu which will including hot stone therapy; holistic back, face and scalp massage, body wraps. After treatment, guests will be invited to refresh themselves under the outdoor rain shower to complete the enlivening experience. This is where one can lavish in the soothing treatments while at the same time enjoying the tranquility of the beautiful tropical surroundings of the outdoor enclosure. Feel at one with nature with an outdoor treatment in the privacy of your own private space surrounded by nature in all its glory.