Sunset Resort 

Is beachfront, situated just six kilometers (3.7 miles) from Avarua township in Rarotonga. Its spacious, self-catering studios and suites either boast a beachfront location, or overlook our lush tropical gardens or one of the two outdoor swimming pools. Each features a well-equipped kitchen, private patio or balcony and air conditioning.

Sunset Resort's on site Anchorage Bar and Restaurant is open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  A tropical breakfast is served daily or a cooked breakfast can be ordered off the menu. An la carte menu is offered for lunch and dinner with live music three nights a week including our popular Sunday night BBQ with island string band, warrior and island dancing.

Sunset Resort is situated approximately four kilometers (2.5 miles) from Rarotonga Airport. An airport shuttle can be organised upon request, and there is also free onsite parking.


A complimentary daily tropical breakfast is available at our onsite Anchorage Restaurant and Bar.  We serve a range of cereals (some gluten free options), breads, spreads, seasonal fruits, homemade yoghurt and banana bread, juice, filtered water and selection of home made teas and freshly brewed filter coffee. 

Breakfast is served from 7.30am to 10.00am

The Birdcage Bar

The new Birdcage Bar is open between 5.00pm - 7.30pm. 

This is a lovely time to get together with friends or to meet new friends after a days activity (or not) and enjoy delicious cocktails along with imported or local beers, wines and spirits at happy hour prices.

Water Activities

Complimentary snorkels and masks along with reef shoes and beach towels are available from reception. 

Scuba diving lessons (introductory) held on Mondays and Thursdays at 9.00am in our large pool free of charge.

Airport Transfers

Sunset Resort offers a 24 hour airport transfer service (airport/hotel/airport) for international and domestic flights at a cost of $30 per person. 

This service is mandatory for all our guests arriving on flights between the hours of 6.00pm and 8.00am in order to complete correct check in procedures as Sunset Resort does not operate 24 hour reception.