In medieval Europe, dairy products
were very expensive and it was considered the height of luxury for wealthy
aristocrats to cover their bodies entirely in butter, with straws poking out
their nose so they could breathe. Skip the grease and embrace modern luxury
with today’s deal: $2100 for three nights ($4400 value) OR $4800 for seven
nights ($10,100 value) for two people in the beachfront Ultimate Villa complete
with four-poster beds, private swimming pool and spa, personal movie theatre
and $300 worth of massage treatments at the award-winning Rumours Luxury Villas
and Spa Rarotonga, Cook Islands.
Indulgent duos and pampering peeps celebrate a special occasion in style with a blissful stay in South Pacific paradise. The jewel in the crown of this prestigious high-end resort is the one and only palatial Ultimate Villa, which is set at the edge of a pristine white sandy beach. Step inside a super-exclusive courtyard complete with tropical gardens, private swimming pool, spa and comfy two-person hammock. Cross the pool and approach the villa via a beautiful curved bridge, whilst enjoying the relaxing sounds of impressive natural rock waterfalls. Feel tensions evaporate into the balmy tropical air upon entering the ultimate in luxury accommodation, with an arrival gift basket including a bottle of wine, snacks and Rumours sarong as well as flower leis to get guests into the mood. The Ultimate villa features two bedrooms each with four-poster super king canopied beds overlooking the idyllic beach and lagoon just steps away. The spacious marble bathrooms have double sinks, Italian fittings and hand-carved mirrors, and a fully-equipped kitchen and luxurious living area provide plenty of space for guests to relax in style. There is a canopied full length day bed for daytime bliss-out sessions, as well as a personal movie theatre starring an enormous 2.5 metre screen and surround sound system, with 300 DVDs and CDs available for entertainment pleasure. The lagoon laps invitingly at the edge of your expansive private sundeck, where kayaks and snorkelling gear lie patiently available for use.
Australian Grouponites enjoy a delicious fresh breakfast delivered to the villa daily at time of choice, with a choice of self-cook American style or full continental breakfast complete with local tropical fruits. Light up the night with a complimentary dinner for two to the value of $100 in a popular local restaurant, and feel tight muscles unwind with $300 worth of free massage treatments at the prestigious onsite Waterfall Spa. Rumours Luxury Villas & Spa has recently been awarded the World Travel Award for Best Luxury Spa for the Cook Islands in 2011. The resort prides itself on creating an atmosphere of indulgent, discreet luxury for all guests, and is situated in vibrant Rarotonga at the heart of the Cook Islands, where soaring mountain peaks give way to lush rain forests before cascading down to palm-fringed shores. The island is almost completely encircled by a reef, which harbours a lagoon of clear turquoise water and many inviting white sand beaches. Take advantage of direct Sydney-Rarotonga flights from 1 July 2011 care of Air New Zealand, and keep the luxury flowing with return VIP airport transfers.