Property Description

Royale Takitumu is an intimate, absolute beachfront, Polynesian retreat, located on Titikaveka Beach in Rarotonga.
With only 10 individual, thatched-roof Villas, all offering breathtaking views of the beach and pristine lagoon, Royale Takitumu provides a genuine, uniquely Cook Islands holiday.

Bringing together the natural beauty of this stunning island, along with the serenity and isolation that only a small, premier beachfront accommodation can provide, Royale Takitumu truly is the ultimate private Cook Islands hideaway. Exclusive experience, personalized service, intimate beach holiday.

Welcome arrival drink and tropical breakfast basket

FREE use of snorkeling gear and sea kayaks

Daily maid service (Mon-Sat)

Guest lounge and reception

Tour desk for advice, bookings, vehicle rentals and more

Weekly guest-only events

Complimentary guest BBQ available

Fresh water swimming pool, sun loungers and hammocks

Weekly guest-only events


We’re right on the beach! Located directly on a pristine white sand beach fronting Titikaveka Lagoon, Royale Takitumu is a 20-minute drive from the airport, on the beautiful south side of Rarotonga.

Many consider this beach to be the finest on the island and our secluded location means there are no crowds and no roads to cross to get to the beach.

The beach here stretches unbroken for some 8km in both directions, and the lagoon is protected by a living coral barrier; its azure blue, crystal clear water is a haven for myriads of tropical fish, making this a snorkeler’s paradise. The 1.3 acre property is nestled amidst lush tropical gardens, waterfalls and lily ponds with many restaurants, shops and sights nearby.

Once In a Lifetime Vacation

I recently took a vacation with my friends to Rarotonga in the Cook Islands, where we stayed for 2 weeks at the Royale Takitumu Villas. I knew that there were ten villas on the ocean, other than that, I wasn’t sure of what to expect. When we arrived we were greeted by the very friendly and hospitable staff and promptly taken to our rooms. I was amazed at the beautifully landscaped and manicured grounds, and the pool was perfectly situated in the heart of the complex. But the best was yet to come. The rooms were clean, comfortable and efficient, with everything you would need to cook a meal or just have a cup of coffee in the morning. As I stood on my front porch for the first time, I was blown away by the breathtaking view in front of me. I knew then, that I was truly in paradise. We were literally steps from the sand leading down to the beach. Royale Takitumu Villas are located on one of the most beautiful beaches in Rarotonga. The palm trees are perfectly lined along this beachfront resort, with stunning postcard views from right to left.

Although the beach is public, it felt surprisingly secluded and private. Not like the crowded beaches I have visited on previous vacations to the Caribbean. I told my friend to pinch me because it was unlike anything I had ever experienced before. The sand was perfect and the water in the lagoon was calm and crystal clear, perfect for snorkeling and kayaking. All accessories for the activities mentioned were provided by the villas free of charge. It was very refreshing to be on an island that is not commercialized, yet there was plenty of things to do. Nature walks in the mountains, paddle boarding, shopping at the market, day tour to Aitutaki, or simply enjoying a great meal in one of the many restaurants to choose from. I’ve been to many southern destinations and nothing comes close to my experience in Rarotonga. Many thanks to the Royale Takitumu Villas and the wonderful staff. BEST VACATION EVER!

– Our guest Russ from Canada


What makes Royale Takitumu so special?


You don’t get closer to the beach. With no roads to cross, you’re literally right on the beach. Promising peaceful, quiet seclusion, Royale Takitumu is the ultimate in romance, absolute beachfront, boutique-style Villa accommodation in Rarotonga.


The ten free-standing Villas are Polynesian-inspired, with thatched roofs, private verandahs, and nestled amongst tropical gardens and lily ponds, fronting Rarotonga’s finest white-sand beach and turquoise lagoon.


Located on stunning Titikaveka Lagoon and Beach, with no other big resort for miles, Royale Takitumu is a local, family run property. We personally meet every arriving guest and are available to arrange almost anything you desire.