Rarotonga


Rarotonga Wedding and Honeymoon Destinations

One in ten visitors to Rarotonga are there for a wedding as it is regarded as a great place to have your wedding, and there are plenty of places that will hold the hens and bucks nights. Or you can hold them together. Here are some resorts that do a great job and plenty more that depending on size, and budget, will be perfect for what you are looking for.

Rarotonga Wedding Packages

Nautilus Resort

Crown Beach Resort And Spa - Rarotonga

One of Rarotonga’s newest properties offers exclusive events with a focus on island style wedding ceremonies and receptions. Offering a truly unique and stunning Rarotonga location in Muri Beach.

Inangaro Mutukore “Endless Love” Wedding Package approx. from $NZD1350.00 per couple

  • Professional on-site wedding co-ordinator
  • Chaperoned to the Ministry of Justice office
  • Celebrant
  • Wedding Licence and official registration fees
  • Ceremony venue on sandy beach overlooking Ta’akoka Motu
  • Decoration of bamboo archway
  • Stunning local flower bouquet for the bride
  • A neck lei or buttonhole for the groom
  • Island warrior to announce the arrival of the bride in a traditional custom of blowing the conch shell
  • Decorated guest seating
  • Facility to play recorded music
  • A decorated signing table
  • A chilled bottle of Nautilus Cuvee Brut NV to celebrate
  • Internationally recognised Marriage Certificate with Apostle stamp
  • A romantic breakfast for two the day after the wedding

Akaipoipo U’una “Secret” Wedding Package approx. from $NZD3550.00 per couple

  • Serenade welcome for brides arrival by the Ukulele player
  • Island Warrior Conch shell welcome
  • Bride & Groom beauty pamper
  • 40 print photography package
  • 6 inch one tier wedding cake
  • Romantic Bollinger candlelit 3-course dinner for two

Muri Beach Resort

muri beach resort

Muri Beach Resort is the perfect destination to celebrate your romantic union. Celebrate with family & friends at the poolside venue or an intimate beach gathering setting for your dream wedding. Muri Beach Resort can cater for up to 75 from a casual cocktail party to a formal dinner style celebration.

Tropical Beach Wedding Ceremony approx. from $NZD1025.00 per couple

  • On-site wedding co-ordinator
  • Ceremony on the resort’s Beachfront Deck overlooking Muri Lagoon
  • Transport to the Courthouse for registration
  • Standard Registration costs
  • Celebrant
  • Witnesses (if required)
  • Floral head ei or bouquet for the bride
  • Neck ei or buttonhole flower for the groom
  • A bottle of chilled sparkling wine for the bride & groom
  • Decorated outdoor venue, beachfront deck or poolside decorated with white draping and local floral decorations
  • Decorated signing table
  • Internationally recognised Certified Marriage Certificate

Island Escape Wedding Ceremony approx. from $NZD1435.00 per couple

  • On-site wedding co-ordinator
  • Ceremony on the beach on Koromiri Motu (uninhabited tropical palm fringed island nestled in Muri Lagoon)
  • Transport to the island for the Bride & Groom and up to 4 guests (additional guests are $15 pp)
  • Transport to the Courthouse for registration
  • Standard Registration costs
  • Celebrant
  • Witnesses (if required)
  • Floral head ei or bouquet for the bride
  • Neck ei or buttonhole flower for the groom
  • A bottle of chilled sparkling wine for the bride & groom
  • Decorated outdoor venue, beachfront deck or poolside decorated with white draping and local floral decorations
  • Decorated signing table
  • Internationally recognised Certified Marriage Certificate

Additional services available on request

Manuia Beach Resort

manuia

Experience your magical wedding with your nearest and dearest at the beautiful Manuia Beach Resort. It truly is a magnificent setting under a floral archway by the water’s edge for a stress- free start to your married life.

Nu Wedding Package approx. from $NZD1199.00 per couple

  • Personal wedding co-ordinator
  • Marriage licence, certificate and apostle seal
  • Services of a Celebrant or Minister
  • Tropical bouquet or head garland for the bride
  • A bottle of bubbly


Upgrade to Uto Wedding Package approx. from $NZD1649.00 per couple

  • Includes everything in the Nu package plus
  • Island serenade
  • Tropical archway
  • Wedding cake

 

Tumunu Wedding Package approx. from $NZD2259.00 per couple

Enquire for details

Muri Beach Club Hotel

muri beach club hotel

A white sandy beach, the tropical waters lapping at your feet, the sun setting over the mountains and your honeymoon just metres away – pure Wedding Bliss! Muri Beach Club Hotel a privately owned boutique adults only hotel offers you this and so much more.

I Do All Inclusive Wedding Package approx. from $NZD5999.00 for 30 people

  • Professional wedding co-ordination
  • Wedding licence
  • Transport to/from Registrar of Marriages/Courthouse
  • Marriage Celebrant
  • Beachside ceremony under an archway of your choice
  • Decorated signing table and two chairs
  • Polynesian Buffet Feast for up to 30 guests
  • 3 hour beverage package (Standard house wines, beer & spirits, soft drink & juices)
  • One tier wedding cake
  • Brides floral head ei and grooms neck ei
  • Wedding gift bottle of sparkling wine
  • 5 nights accommodation in a Deluxe Beachfront Hotel Room for the Bride & Groom

Club Classic Wedding Package approx. from $NZD1199.00 per couple

Renewal of Vows approx. from $NZD999.00 per couple

Optional extras available

Crown Beach Resort & Spa

crown beach resort and spa

Sensational Sunset Wedding Package approx. from $NZD1000.00 per couple

  • Choice of ceremony location venues of Sandy Beach or Garden Courtyard
  • Services of a dedicated weddings & events team prior to the wedding day
  • Application of marriage licence, including escorted transfers to/from Ministry of Justice
  • Marriage Celebrant with full consultation prior to your wedding day
  • Marriage Certificate
  • Dressed signing table with 2 chairs & sashes
  • Flaming tiki torch or plant aisle with scattered petals
  • Decorated arch with colourful seasonal tropical flowers
  • Simple bridal bouquet for the bride
  • Neck ei (lei) or buttonhole for the groom
  • A bottle of sparkling wine
  • Room turn down service

A Promise in Paradise Wedding Package approx. from $NZD2450.00 per couple

Enquire for details

Forever & Beyond Wedding Package approx. from $NZD4450.00 per couple

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Edgewater Resort & Spa

edgewater resort and spa

Located on the sheltered, western sunset coast of Rarotonga amongst tropical gardens bordering a pristine white sandy beach and overlooking the spectacular lagoon Edgewater Resort offers something for all needs and budgets.

Tipane Wedding Package approx. from $NZD1439.00 per couple

  • Beachside wedding ceremony overlooking the resort lagoon
  • A decorated arch
  • Full services of your own personal wedding planner
  • Marriage licence & certificate
  • Transfers to & from the registry office to process the marriage application
  • Services of a Celebrant or Minister
  • Witnesses (if required)
  • Tropical flower bouquet for bride & tropical neck garland or buttonhole for the groom
  • Stereo system to play music of choice
  • Complimentary bottle of bubbly and wedding gift from Edgewater Resort & Spa


Jasmine Wedding Package approx. from $NZD3285.00 per couple

Please enquire for details

Renewal of Wedding Vows approx. from $NZD909.00 per couple

Free Wedding Offers
Book a minimum of 5 rooms at 7 nights each in any room category and receive the Tipani Wedding Package free OR book a total of 84 room nights and receive the Tipani Wedding package free plus the Bride & Groom receive 7 nights accommodation in a Beachfront Deluxe Suite free.

(subject to availability and special conditions apply)

Pacific Resort Rarotonga

pacific resort rarotonga

Pacific Wedding Ceremony approx. from $NZD1350.00 per couple

  • Exclusive location at Pacific Resort Rarotonga – beachfront or tropical gardens
  • Services of a professional weddings & events team – unlimited email communication prior to arrival, full consultation on arrival & ceremony attendance
  • Cost of standard registration with the Ministry of Justice
  • Internationally recognised Certified Marriage Certificate
  • Application and filing of your marriage licence including transport to the Ministry of Justice for registration
  • Marriage Celebrant with full consultation prior to your wedding day to ensure a personalised wedding service
  • Groomed sandy beach or garden venue
  • Up to 8 covered chairs with sashes (extra seating available at additional cost)
  • Floral arrangement for the ceremony table
  • Portable speaker system
  • Witnesses (if required)

Upgrade to an Island Princess Ceremony approx. from $NZD1950.00 per couple

  • Exclusive location at Pacific Resort Rarotonga – beachfront or tropical gardens
  • Services of a professional weddings & events team – unlimited email communication prior to arrival, full consultation on arrival & ceremony attendance
  • Cost of standard registration with the Ministry of Justice
  • Internationally recognised Certified Marriage Certificate
  • Application and filing of your marriage licence including transport to the Ministry of Justice for registration
  • Marriage Celebrant with full consultation prior to your wedding day to ensure a personalised wedding service
  • Groomed sandy beach or garden venue
  • Up to 8 covered chairs with sashes (extra seating available at additional cost)
  • Floral arrangement for the ceremony table
  • Portable speaker system
  • Witnesses (if required)
  • Traditional canoe transfer across the lagoon
  • Warrior to announce your arrival with shell horn
  • Romantic music serenade by ukulele
  • Island maiden dancer
  • Archway make from coconut palms & decorated in flowers

Pacific Resort Aitutaki

Pacific-Resort-Aitutaki

Set on the idyllic paradise atoll of Aitutaki with its lush tropical foliage and white sandy beaches ringed by a stunningly beautiful lagoon with shades of turquoise water, Pacific Resort Aitutaki is sure to leave you with treasured memories. It is a luxury haven for romance and is the perfect location for your dream wedding.

Pacific Wedding Ceremony approx. from $NZD1350.00 per couple

  • Your choice of venue at Pacific Resort Aitutaki
  • Services of a professional weddings & events team – unlimited email communication prior to arrival, full consultation on arrival & ceremony attendance
  • Cost and application of standard registration with the Ministry of Justice
  • Internationally recognised Certified Marriage Certificate
  • Marriage Celebrant with full consultation prior to your wedding day to ensure a personalised wedding service
  • Groomed sandy beach venue
  • Flower eis for the bride & groom

Renewal of Wedding Vows approx. from $NZD1150.00 per couple

Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Spa

aitutaki lagoon resort and spa

Picture yourself and your beloved saying “I do” on your own private tropical island with the world’s most beautiful lagoon, Aitutaki as your witness.

Aruru ‘Haven of Love’ Wedding Package approx. from $NZD1999.00 per couple

  • Services of your personal wedding planner at the resort
  • Ceremony at resort location of your choice
  • Transfers and filing of your marriage licence to the Ministry of Justice for registration
  • Marriage licence
  • Celebrant, Minister or Catholic Priest
  • Witnesses (if required)
  • Round bouquet for the bride and loose flowers for the bride’s hair
  • Flower buttonhole for the groom
  • Ceremonial planting of the Uto (baby coconut palm)
  • Bottle of fine Methode Champenoise to celebrate
  • Scroll of your personal wedding vows
  • Room turndown service on your wedding night with fresh tropical flowers
  • His & Hers Island pareus (sarongs) and island gift from Resort
  • Personal page on the resort website of your wedding day (optional)

Imene ‘Heartsong of the Sea’ Wedding Package approx. from $NZD2999.00 per couple


Wedding Offers

Book 100 rooms nights or more (eg: 20 rooms for 5 nights) and receive a FREE UPGRADE to the next Wedding Package.

(subject to availability and special conditions apply)

Royale Takitumu

royale takitumu

Every wedding at Royale Takitumu is customised to suit your specific requirements’ no problem is too big or detail too small to ensure we get it just right!

Royale Palm Wedding Package approx. from $NZD1099.00 per couple

  • Services of your personal wedding planner
  • Marriage licence
  • Necessary transport to/from Ministry of Justice
  • Minister or Marriage Celebrant
  • Flowers – a posy and neck ei
  • Floral archway with two flaming tiki torches
  • Bottle of celebration bubbly

Optional extras available

Muri Beach Resort

Royal Takitumu

Nautilus Rarotonga

Rumours Luxury Spa and Villas Rarotonga, Cook Islands

REQUIREMENTS FOR MARRIAGE REGISTRATION IN COOK ISLANDS

To marry in the Cook Islands you will need to complete an application for a marriage licence. This must be filed with the nearest Registrar of Marriages at least 3 working days before the wedding along with copies of relevant documentation.

Your Wedding Planner will normally assist with this.

Application for the licence cannot be made outside of the Cook Islands.

The minimum age to marry without parental consent is 20 years.

Spouses must be of the opposite sex for a legally binding marriage.

The couple must provide the following:
1 . An Original or Certified copy of their:
a) Birth Certificates
b) Valid passports
c) Decree of absolute (if either one has been married before)
d) Death certificate of deceased former spouse (if relevant)

Presence of 2 witnesses who are 21 years of age and over

Cost is approximately $NZD50.00 – normally included in resort wedding package fees

(all prices subject to change without notification)

Terms & Conditions:

  • All prices subject to change and are indicative only.  Prices are based in $NZD unless advised otherwise
  • Bonus deals are offered from time to time; such as stay/pay and meal deals
  • Packages are tailor-made by Wedding Travel in consultation with wedding clients dependent on their particular needs
  • Wedding Travel is an accredited agent  and is IATA bonded – Wedding specials may not have been used in the developing of these packages and special conditions apply.
  • Additional honeymoon bonuses may apply
  • Child policies fares and rates apply and will be quoted accordingly
  • Minimum stay requirements may apply over special event and holiday periods and low season fares have been used in the developing of these packages

PRICES

PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR CURRENT PRICING.

  • Once bookings have been made in the event of a cancellation or amendment you will be subject to cancellation/amendment fees as determined by the suppliers.
  • Wedding Travel Packages may incur strict cancellation policies.