Rarotonga Whale Shark Adventure

Rarotonga Whale Shark

A recent guest of Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa had an amazing ‘once in a lifetime’ experience while out fishing with local Marlin Queen Fishing Charters off Rarotonga. The keen Australian fisherman and his fellow anglers were in the process of reeling in Tuna when a Whale Shark approached their boat.  The 8-10 metre shark […]

Rumours Help Create Another Magical Holiday Memory

At Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa we strive to give our guests the best possible holiday while here on Rarotonga. A key attribute of Rumours management and staff is that we all genuinely care. We received some feedback recently which perfectly illustrates this: We would like to thank you all for an amazing stay here […]

Whales Arrive In Rarotonga

There have been quite a few whale sightings around the island recently, some not far from Rumours. If you are not already aware, June-November is Humpback Whale Migration season for Rarotonga. The first sightings this year were at the end of May, and by the end of June there were daily sightings off Avarua and […]

Rumours Spa Helps Troubled Youth Projects on Rarotonga

Rumours was approached last year by the NZ High Commissioner Mr. John Carter as to whether Rumours would be interested in helping this very worthwhile project.  We committed a donation of a percentage of all the Waterfall Spa income over the months of November and December 2012. We have recently transfered over the total amount […]

Best Luxury Spa in Rarotonga – Rumours Again!

We are delighted to announce that Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa in Rarotonga has again gained international recognition for its quality and service. We have won the award for the Best Resort Spa in the Cook Islands as part of the 2013 World Luxury Spa Awards.   In addition to this, Rumours has won three […]

Three Reasons to Visit Rumours Rarotonga: 3 Easy Travel

Travel to the Cook Islands doesn’t have to be expensive. Many round the world tickets allow you to include Rarotonga as a stopover at no extra cost. Air New Zealand flies here from Auckland and Los Angeles so it makes a great stop between New Zealand and the USA. Air New Zealand often discount $150 […]

Three Reasons to Visit Rumours Rarotonga: 2 Beaches and Pools

Have you ever dreamed of visiting a tropical island with white sand beaches and warm sapphire-hued waters. Here at Rumours of Rarotonga the dream is a reality. The Island is almost completely encircled by a reef, which harbours a lagoon of clear turquoise waters and soft white coral sand beaches. When you stay in a […]

How Technology In Rarotonga Has Improved Our Resort Experience

Over the last 5 years there have been some amazing advances in technology and we are able to enjoy them while living in the tropical island paradise of Rarotonga. As the owner of Rumours Luxury Villas and Spa I have a vested interest in how these advances can enhance tourism and tourists alike in Rarotonga.  […]

Nominated Again For the Best Resort Spa In The Cook Islands

We are very excited that our very own Rumours Luxury Villas & Spa has again been nominated in the prestigious 2012 World Travel Awards.  The category is for “Best Resort Spa” for the Cook Islands. These Awards give luxury hotels recognition for their “world class facilities and service excellence provided to guests”. The Awards aim […]