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Updated 13/05/21


#14 of 19 Speciality lodging in Arorangi
Located on the sheltered sunset side of the island, the Black Pearl at Puaikura enjoys an enviable location with a pristine beach across the road, safe for swimming and snorkeling; a magical spot to watch the sunset. A mere 15 minutes to downtown Avarua, 10 minutes to the airport and 20 minutes to the eclectic hustle and bustle of Muri. Intimately set in tropical gardens around a central salt water swimming pool The Black Pearl’s 12 apartment are spacious with high vaulted ceilings. Apartments are decorated in an ocean colour palette and are all on the ground level. Each apartment has a private patio with a view of either the lush garden or sparkling pool (or both). Our self catering apartments allow you to prepare breakfast, a light lunch or dinner in between dining at a great choice of cafes or restaurants, many of whom offer a free pick up and drop off service. Alternatively you can use the poolside BBQ. The Black Pearl at Puaikura is a haven for those not wanting a large hotel with multiple bars and restaurants but rather an intimate environment where the emphasis is on friendly personal service, a place where you can lose yourself in a tropical paradise, at an affordable price
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Free parking
Paid wifi
Bicycle rental
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Street parking
Pool / beach towels
Swimming pool toys
Saltwater pool
Shallow end in pool
Golf course
Mini golf
Water sport equipment rentals
Bicycle tours
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Taxi service
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Convenience store
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
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Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
Walk-in shower
Hair dryer
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Electric kettle
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Pool view
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vickiw1958 wrote a review Aug 2021
Christchurch, New Zealand12 contributions4 helpful votes
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This accommodation is a great place to stay. Very friendly and helpful owners and staff. The unit was everything I needed and very comfortable to stay in. Just across the road is a great area of swimmable beach and it was also excellent for snorkeling. The salt water pool was lovely and refreshing and a great alternative when the sea was a big rough. Mini supermarket next door and local fruit stall across the road. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay here and would definitely recommend it. Thanks Janelle, Paul and Rangi. Hopefully see you again soon.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
JessieCl0ud wrote a review Jan 2020
Sydney, Australia17 contributions9 helpful votes
This is our second stay at the Black Pearl and it continues to delight. Right across the road from the reef, this hidden gem boasts a large and relaxing pool set against lush tropical gardens. The accommodation is very well equipped with a large bathroom, kitchen and lounge room - comfy beds, all within a very generous space. The location is ideal, next to cafe, store and ice cream shop. Other great restaurants/ cafe are a short drive/scooter/bus trip away. The new owner Paul is a warm and welcoming host and I would highly recommend the Black Pearl to anyone planning a visit to Rarotonga.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Responded 30 Jan 2020
It was great having you guys stay with us. Look forward to your next stay at The Black Pearl
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Black Pearl at Puaikura
Which popular attractions are close to The Black Pearl at Puaikura?
Nearby attractions include Tik-e Tours (3.2 km), Cook Island Christian Church (CICC) (2.0 km), and Aroa Marine Reserve (1.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Black Pearl at Puaikura?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, free parking, and airport transportation.
Which room amenities are available at The Black Pearl at Puaikura?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and a pool view.
What food & drink options are available at The Black Pearl at Puaikura?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at The Black Pearl at Puaikura?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Black Pearl at Puaikura?
Conveniently located restaurants include Beluga, Tuoro Tapas Bar, and Antipodes.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Black Pearl at Puaikura?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does The Black Pearl at Puaikura have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The Black Pearl at Puaikura offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does The Black Pearl at Puaikura have airport transportation?
Yes, The Black Pearl at Puaikura offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are there any historical sites close to The Black Pearl at Puaikura?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Wreck of the Matai (6.8 km).