Nestled in a tropical garden under the stunning vista of Mount Ikurangi on the east side of Rarotonga, Ikurangi Eco Retreat offers guests a unique holiday experience. Enjoy complimentary tropical breakfasts, locally roasted coffee & tea supplies, free use of guest bicycles and a lagoon-style saltwater pool.
For something really special, book the Ariki Safari Tent for two and enjoy a private outdoor bath under the South Pacific stars and complimentary bubbles on arrival.
The four Safari Tents and two Are have been strategically placed to ensure each room enjoys privacy and views of the stunning environment. All guests enjoy beautiful natural toiletries, luxurious waffle robes and an ensuite. The tents also offer a private open-air hot water shower.
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With views of the Takitumu mountain ranges and private en-suite bathroom with outdoor showers, you really can appreciate the natural beauty of Rarotonga. Each tent is equipped with home comforts such as power points for charging electronics, hairdryers, iron/ironing board, hot water, tea and coffee making facilities and a bar fridge. Super-king or twin bed option.
Enjoy the luxury of the premier Safari Tent, equipped with all the modern conveniences you will need for a romantic getaway. The claw foot bath in the private jungle en-suite is the perfect place to sit back and enjoy champagne under the stars with your loved one. Complimentary bubbles on arrival for all Ariki Tent guests.
TROPICAL ARE STUDIO
TROPICAL ARE STUDIO
TROPICAL ARE STUDIO
Are is the word for home in the Cook Islands. Styled with true Polynesia in mind with cooling high ceilings and woven materials, the Tropical Are (Polynesian style studio room) commands relaxation. Each Are boasts a private deck facing the stunning mountains of Takitumu and overlooks a traditional pawpaw plantation. Relax on the indoor daybed while you enjoy a cup of Cook Islands artisan coffee or a cooling local craft brew beer. Ideal for a romantic getaway for two. Super-king or twin bed option.
We absolutely loved our stay at Ikurangi. My words probably won’t do justice to the beautiful experience we had staying here. Luana and her team made absolutely sure that we had the best of our time, by providing the personalised tour of the island and time on time recommending thing to do, coffee places to try, and every little sneaky details about everything, that only a local person can provide. We were treated with the beautiful healthy breakfasts everyday with NU (fresh coconut water, where on earth would you get that!), it was a real treat, especially for folk like us who have stayed a lot in hotels and resorts where you get some bog-standard buffet spread.
The place was tranquil, the beauty of the mountains, the chooks running in the precinct, waking up to that view was a dream, that I still dream. The room was clean and comfy. We spent lot of time just watching the mountain and enjoying the peace and quiet nature from our room, in the morning and at dawn. Providing peddle bike to ride on, made our stay more fun as it gave us wheels we could ride on.
It was a personalised experience like no other and I can't recommend it highly enough.
We loved our stay. Luana and the team went above and beyond to make sure we had the best time. We stayed in the ‘are’ which are very clean and comfortable. The bikes are a great way to get around, only 15-20 min ride to the gorgeous Muri beach at a very leisurely pace! The breakfasts were delicious too.
We absolutely loved the Ikurangi ethos. Sustainable tourism is going to be vital to ensure the gorgeous island stays that way.
We had a lovely 3-day stay at Ikurangi eco resort recently - a beautiful little spot nestled away in the jungle but just off the main road. Customer service was amazing and the resort had clearly thought of all the little things one would need. Very private, lovely pool for a dip and free bikes, with delicious breakfast delivered to your tent daily. Thanks for a lovely time!
We spent an idyllic 6 days in this beautiful paradise retreat. After a period of hard work my wife and I were looking for somewhere to regain ourselves ... and this was definitely the place! It is well away from the bustle of the resorts, and set in its own beautiful gardens, with views of Rarotonga's stunning peaks.
With only a few cabins and tents, there is lots of privacy and peace. You drift off at night with the sound of the surf in your ears, and awake every morning to clucking of hens and the song of the roosters. The lovely breakfast is prepared with fruit from the garden. Then you can hop on the bicycles for a leisurely ride to a restaurant for lunch, or a swim at a nearby beach.
Our congratulations to Luana and Matt, with Ikurangi they have created something extraordinary with this retreat. Their warm hospitality and ecologically sound ethos has infused through every part of this lovely place. We cannot recommend this enough to fellow weary travellers looking for the perfect place to recuperate.
Had a lovely relaxing time. Really well maintained and friendly efficient staff. My husband said it was the best place ever and we have been to Rarotonga 4 times.
I would highly recommend staying at Ikurangi.
Check-in/Check-out: Check In from 2pm Check Out 10am
Airport transfers: $25 each way per person
Payment policy: A 30% deposit is required to secure your booking. The remaining balance is due prior to check out.
Fees: Credit Card Fees 4.8%
Cancellation policy: Cancellation advice must be received and confirmed via email.
Cancellations made 60 days or more from arrival will be charged the deposit amount plus any processing fees.
Cancellations made within 59 days of arrival will be charged the full amount of the stay plus any processing fees, minus any nights resold.
No shows and early departure will be charged the full amount plus any processing fees. As unforeseen circumstances can require cancellations/amendments to be made, we recommend that guests arrange a suitable degree of travel insurance.
Note: When booking, please advise the property of your flight number plus arrival and departure dates. We recommend that you copy those details from your airline ticket.