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The Black Pearl at Puaikura places you next to Puaikura Beach and within a 10-minute walk of Aro'a Beach. The 12 rooms at this 3-star resort include kitchenettes, balconies, and sitting areas. Black Rock is also 3 mi (4.8 km) from the resort, which is near the airport.


The 12 individually decorated accommodations feature kitchenettes and balconies, and there's space to spread out with sitting areas. Guests can expect to find WiFi. Other standard amenities include coffee makers, free bottled water, and ceiling fans.

Property features

Guests of The Black Pearl at Puaikura enjoy features like an outdoor pool, WiFi in public areas, and a library. There's free parking, and an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for NZD 45 per person roundtrip. Front-desk staff can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this beach resort include express check-in, a garden, and barbecue grills.


  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • WiFi in rooms and public areas (fees apply)
  • Concierge services

The Black Pearl at Puaikura

Avarua Rarotonga

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Black Pearl at Puaikura features an outdoor pool, a library, and tour/ticket assistance. Public areas are equipped with high-speed wireless Internet access (surcharge). For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. This beach resort also offers barbecue grills, a garden, and a picnic area. Concierge services and wedding services can be provided. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

The Black Pearl at Puaikura has designated areas for smoking.

  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Express check-in 
  • Library 
  • Concierge services 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 12 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Picnic area 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 1985 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Garden 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Kitchenette  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer  
  • Microwave  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( NZD 15 for multiple minutes )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( NZD 15 For multiple minutes )


Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Black Pearl at Puaikura offers 12 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and complimentary bottled water. Rooms open to balconies. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate sitting areas and include desks. Accommodations at this 3-star resort have kitchenettes with full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils.

Bathrooms include showers. This Rarotonga resort provides wireless high-speed Internet access for a surcharge. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and ceiling fans. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Balcony 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Kitchenette 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Microwave 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower only 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer 
  • Stovetop 
  • In-room safe 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the resort include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No cribs (infant beds) available

24-hour check-in


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 15 (for 15 minutes, rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 15 (for 15 minutes, rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 45 per person (roundtrip)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: NZD 26.00 (roundtrip), (from 5 to 10 years old)
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 95
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 65 per night
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Puaikura
  • Puaikura Reef
  • Puaikura Reef Lodges
  • Puaikura Reef Lodges Rarotonga
  • Puaikura Reef Rarotonga
  • Black Pearl Puaikura Hotel Rarotonga
  • Black Pearl Puaikura Hotel
  • Black Pearl Puaikura Rarotonga
  • Black Pearl Puaikura

We should mention

Guests must transfer via required shuttle to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking. This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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