Cook Islands offers romantic, secluded escapes against an amazing backdrop of glistening white sand and stunning blue waters. Visitors to this group of islands in the South Pacific are greeted by the beautiful locals dancing to rhythmic beats and singing to guitar music. But what make Cook Islands holidays even better are its budget hotels.
Ara Moana Budget Cabins in Mangaia Island is a low-cost accommodation with six units and two budget cabins. Housed in traditional cottages, the rooms provide guests a comfortable, exotic ambience. A nearby bar and restaurant offers local cuisine and live entertainment. Activities include bird and whale watching and cave exploration. High-speed Internet is available in the hotel.
The Arikis Varas Oceanfront House in Rarotonga is as close to paradise as you can get. Fall asleep to the calming sound of ocean waves, relax in the spacious TV-lounge area, and admire breathtaking ocean and mountain views from the veranda. Conference rooms, a barbecue area, restaurant, and travel desk are other facilities offered by the hotel.
Low rates combine with an idyllic location at Maiana Guesthouse and Beach Bungalow. Far away from the bustling towns, this budget hotel features a charming garden with tropical flowers and mango trees. Guests who want to be by the beach can stay at the new beach bungalows which have deck patios, studio lounges, and kitchens. One bungalow has air conditioning, TV, and hi-fi audio equipment. Visitors can hang out at the lounge area or hold picnics in the barbecue area and sun lounges. The hotel offers island tours and watersports such as scuba diving and fishing. A bakery and the Saltwater Café are easily accessible from the hotel. Free airport pickups are offered.
Other budget-friendly Cook Islands hotels to choose from are Vara’s Beach House, Matriki Beach Huts, and Rarotonga Backpackers.