Weddings in Rarotonga
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When it comes to your wedding day, choosing the Cook Islands sets the mood… special, intimate and memorable ~ a perfect location for island dreams to come true!

Add to this the unique location of sophisticated Te Vakaroa Villas and you can be assured that saying “I do” in paradise will be simple and easy.

Our wedding co-ordinators are fast gaining a reputation as being second to none as regards ‘tailored top end’ wedding co-ordination.

Specialising in both ceremonies and receptions, we can design your dream island wedding at Te Vakaroa Villas on the beach. Whether you desire a casual occasion or prefer something more formal, we will ensure the planning and arrangements for your special day will be completely hassle- free.

Our most popular wedding ceremonies are:

“Simple Elegant Ceremony Package” provided complimentary on beach or within property when exclusive use is taken or nonexclusive use is NZ$900 + VAT

“Lagoon Island Wedding” $ 1800 + VAT

Both ceremonies include: co-ordinator, standard registration Ministry of Justice, celebrant, groomed beach or location with decorated arch, up to 10 covered chairs, decorated signing table, floral arrangements, bouquet for the bride and button hole for the groom, marriage certificate.  The Lagoon island wedding will include Vaka (boat) transport to and from Te Vakaroa, and many other inclusions (please refer resort for more details).

Polynesian Moments and Te Vakaroa Villas main points of difference include:

  • Tailor-made packages to suit the individual needs of our client.
  • A range of venue options for wedding ceremonies and receptions that are outside of the standard hotel onsite locations. These locations include isolated beach venues, garden venues, church venues, or mountain/scenic views.
  • Exclusive use at Te Vakaroa Villas and our sister Villas (all beach front) close by.
  • Personalised Koromiri Island ( Muri Lagoon Motu ) wedding ceremonies.
  • Full coordination of all on-the-ground arrangements including ceremony and reception venues, food and beverage arrangements, entertainment, photographer, hair & makeup, flowers, transport, etc.
  • Wedding menus and full function service using professionals to cater at Te Vakaroa Villas or outside restaurants.
  • Menu options include Canapés, Set Menus, Island Buffet or Gourmet BBQs.
  • Access to beverages from local liquor companies at competitive prices.
  • A highly personalised service using the best local knowledge and well established relationships with local suppliers.

Exclusive Use Guidelines

  • All six Villas must be booked for a minimum total of 30 room nights
  • Arrivals departures can be staggered
  • Maximum number of guests on exclusive use – 20 guests (this can include children)
  • Group discounts will apply and can be used with the use of sister beach front Villas close by.
  • Wedding ceremony discounted 50% when exclusive use taken.
  • Typical pricing Nett without discounts
  • “Simple Elegant Ceremony Package” provided complimentary on beach or within property when exclusive use is taken.
  • “Lagoon Island Wedding” $ 1800 + VAT
  • Discounts can be applied for small weddings without full exclusive use uptake.
  • Wedding breakfast can be arranged on site for maximum up to 40 persons.
  • Complimentary ‘get together poolside cocktail function’ for guests staying at Te Vakaroa Villas and sister properties.

Honeymoon Special

FREE bottle of champagne in room on arrival, plus ‘His and Hers’ massage per couple for stays of 5 nights or more.