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The Black Pearl at Puaikura

3-star beach resort with outdoor pool, near Aroa Beach

  • Free parking
From
Rs10,830

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Avarua, Rarotonga, Cook Islands
9.0.Superb.
  • Love the location of this property, just across the road from great snorkelling, shops…

    Mar 13, 2020

  • Very friendly owner and staff made everything here run smoothly offering advice on car,…

    Feb 20, 2020

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Airport transfer
  • Kitchenette

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 12 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • WiFi in the lobby
  • Airport shuttle

Feel at home

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Kitchenette
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer

What’s around

  • In Arorangi
  • Aroa Beach - 12 min walk
  • Puaikura Beach - 1 min walk
  • Black Rock - 3 mi / 4.8 km
  • Muri Beach - 6.4 mi / 10.2 km
  • Wigmore's Waterfall - 3.1 mi / 5 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Garden View
  • Cabana
  • Pool View

Location

Avarua, Rarotonga, Cook Islands
  • In Arorangi
  • Aroa Beach - 12 min walk
  • Puaikura Beach - 1 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Arorangi
  • Aroa Beach - 12 min walk
  • Puaikura Beach - 1 min walk
  • Black Rock - 3 mi / 4.8 km
  • Muri Beach - 6.4 mi / 10.2 km
  • Wigmore's Waterfall - 3.1 mi / 5 km
  • Rarotonga Golf Club - 3.6 mi / 5.8 km
  • National Stadium - 4.2 mi / 6.7 km
  • Maire Nui Botanical Gardens - 5.2 mi / 8.4 km
  • Cook Islands Whale and Wildlife Centre - 5.3 mi / 8.5 km
  • Tikioki Beach - 5.4 mi / 8.7 km

Getting around

  • Rarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.) - 16 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 12 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open during the following times:
  • Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Saturday - Sunday: 8:30 AM - noon
Guests will receive an email 72 hours before arrival with check-in instructions and key retrieval information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Babysitting/childcare*

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • WiFi in public areas*
  • WiFi in rooms*

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Barbecue grills

Things to do

  • Scooter/moped rentals on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Services

  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Year Built - 1985
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library

Accessibility

  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Home comforts

  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Things to enjoy

  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Separate sitting area
  • Balcony

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

Recreation

On Site

  • Scooter/moped rentals on site

Nearby

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Small print

Also known as

  • Puaikura
  • Black Pearl Puaikura Resort Rarotonga
  • Black Pearl Puaikura Resort
  • The Black Pearl At Puaikura Rarotonga
  • Puaikura Reef Hotel Arorangi
  • The Black Pearl at Puaikura Resort
  • The Black Pearl at Puaikura Rarotonga
  • The Black Pearl at Puaikura Resort Rarotonga
  • Puaikura Reef
  • Puaikura Reef Lodges
  • Puaikura Reef Lodges Rarotonga
  • Puaikura Reef Rarotonga
  • Black Pearl Puaikura Hotel Rarotonga
  • Black Pearl Puaikura Hotel
  • Black Pearl Puaikura Rarotonga
  • Black Pearl Puaikura

Optional extras

Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of NZD 95 (subject to availability)

Rollaway beds are available for NZD 65 per night

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NZD 50 per person (roundtrip)

Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 5 and 11 costs NZD 25.00 (roundtrip)

WiFi is available in guestrooms for NZD 15 for 15 minutes (rates may vary)

WiFi is available in public areas for NZD 15 for 15 minutes (rates may vary)

Policies

Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Transfers via required shuttle are required and must be arranged at least 72 hours before travel by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, The Black Pearl at Puaikura does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - anytime. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of NZD 95 (subject to availability). Contactless check-out is available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Spaghetti House (2.3 mi), Vaima Polynesian Restaurant (2.3 mi), and Coco & Latte (2.5 mi).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is NZD 50 per person roundtrip.
  • Have fun with activities like cycling, boat tours, and hiking, and practice your swing at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the resort's other amenities, which include a picnic area and a garden.
9.0.Superb.
  • 8.0.Very good

    Will return for sure

    Phenomenal customer service by booth Rangi and Twin. When A taxi was not available for a certain time I needed a transport, Twin volunteered to drive me complimentary.

    Roger D, 1 night trip, Oct 20, 2019

    Verified Hotels.com guest review

  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Property was spotless, staff very friendly Property was on the western side of the island, nice and quiet with beautiful sunsets. Local bus was a treat going right around the island. Cabana had a separate bathroom, kitchen and very comfortable king size bed. Beaut pool and just across the road from the beach Other resorts with restaurants are walking distance away Very good location

    10 night trip, Sep 30, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Nice Place to relax, the pool is great, the property is clean and spacious, Rangi and the staff are great , helpful and friendly

    Bartman, 8 night romance trip, Sep 10, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    It is a lovely boutique accommodation. Friendly staff. Clean. A home away from home.

    7 night romance trip, Sep 4, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    We really enjoyed our stay at Black Pearl, rooms are well equipped, great swimming pool and the eating guide compiled by Rangi is absolutely fantastic, and we had excellent dining experiences. Rooms are dated, so don't expect modern appliances or tv, however who needs all that when you're holidaying in the beautiful tropical paradise of Rarotonga.

    5 night family trip, Aug 26, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Highly Recommend The Black Pearl

    Lovely stay at The Black Pearl! Rangi and Twin at Reception are pleasant, helpful and we appreciate all they did to make our visit so enjoyable. Service is fantastic here! The location on the island is perfect--especially if you like to snorkel across the road. And, enjoy the pool when you want to cool off. A small, comfortable place to stay for a relaxing get-away.

    Deborah, 10 night trip, Aug 13, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    It was great, great position. good swimming and pool

    7 night romance trip, Aug 4, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    We have stayed there before and like its location. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Units are large and bright and airy. Only thing letting it down is that its getting a little tired now and needs some upgrading in terms of bathrooms/toilets.

    9 night trip, Jul 28, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Fabulous stay- great location.

    Great location for sunsets, snorkeling, relaxing, easy to catch bus. Excellent service and care. Rangi and the team were amazing and made sure we were picked up (in the middle of the night with flower lei!) and taken to our room, and given a surprise and welcome fruit platter. She arranged car hire for us for the day with no fuss. There was some parking for rental vehicles at the front of the property. Next door was a takeaway, petrol station, ice cream and grocery store which was handy. The beach across the road provided good snorkeling at high tide and excellent sunset. About 10 mins walk anti-clockwise direction was an even better snorkeling area in a marine reserve, Beautiful! The room had all you need and was very spacious, and the pool area was nice outside. There were a few families there too, and it seemed ideal for them. Friendly dog and chatty chickens! Would happily stay again. Thank you so much!!

    Rachel, 4 night romance trip, Jul 15, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    I love the fact the room is so big & spacious. Very tastefully decorated. Lovely & clean

    1 night family trip, Jul 13, 2019

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