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Kia Orana, welcome to the Aro'a Beachside Inn. Located on western sunset side of Rarotonga, on a stunning white sandy beach with great swimming and snorkelling. We have a casual beach bar, the Shipwreck Hut, on property which serves "home cooked" bar meals, cocktails, beer, wine, spirits and soft drinks. Live music 3 times a week (Tues, Thurs, Sat) including our popular BBQ evening on Saturdays (numbers permitting). 12 self-contained units, tastefully decorated island style. Breakfast complimentary, daily house keeping service. Free use of equipment - kayaks, paddle boards and snorkelling gear.
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The Aro'a Beachside Inn is amazing. We met up with relatives there and what a fabulous place! The accommodation is relaxing, the views amazing and the people incredible. We were made to feel so, so welcome by Geraldine, Steve, Stephanie, Anna, Alone and the rest...More
Response from AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside InnResponded 6 days ago
Thank you so much for your fantastic review. Very pleased that you enjoyed your stay here.
It was a great week, very emotional. :-)
Hope to see you again soon.
Steve, Geraldine and the A Team.
What a lovely place!
Absolutely everything we'd hoped for. The location was just magnificent. Our hosts - Steve, Geraldine, Anna, Stephanie and Alone - were as kind, fun, gracious and helpful as could be.
Sitting on the front deck, watching the pounding surf, was incomparable!...More
Response from AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside InnResponded 2 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your awesome review of our little slice of paradise. Thank you, also, for your very kind words about us and our fantastic staff, I will pass the compliments on to them all.
You guys were a pleasure to...More
Our visit to Aro’a Beachside Inn is one we shall long remember. Idyllic, unrivaled. This resort exemplifies the true meaning of rest, relax and enjoy! From the breakfasts, which were free for guests, the Shipwreck Bar (one year voted as one of the top ten...More
Response from AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside InnResponded 19 September 2018
Thank you so much for your fantastic review of our little slice of paradise. Very happy that you loved your stay with us.
We hope that you will come back and see us again soon.
Steve, Geraldine and the A Team....More
Yes, clean comfortable rooms in excellent repair.
Yes, amazing location and views second to none.
Yes, awesome beach and snorkeling location
Yes, on-site pub style dining with really good food.
BUT Wait...that can be found elsewhere too!!.... what absolutely made the stay amazing were the...More
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Response from AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside InnResponded 12 September 2018
Thank you so much for your fantastic review, your comments really mean a lot to us.
You guys were a pleasure to host and we are so happy that you loved your stay with us. We really hope to see you back again....More
Great location on a beach which provides very good (not exceptional -- lots of fish; coral mostly rubble) snorkeling. It is a bit removed from the main tourist area, though within walking distance of a few small shops and restaurants. I appreciated the small size...More
Thank William B
Response from AroaBeach, Owner at Aro'a Beachside InnResponded 6 September 2018
Kia Orana Bill,
Thank you for your excellent informative review. We are all very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us.
We would be delighted to see you back again.
Steve, Geraldine and the A Team.