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Unhurried, unspoilt and unforgettable, the Cook Islands have a tranquility that is matched only by the people themselves and balmy year round temperatures of around 26C. The main exports reveal the character of this island paradise: coconuts, pineapples, mother-of-pearl. Our accommodation is on Rarotonga, the largest of the 15 islands and the nation's capital, where the international airport is located, and on Aitutaki, the most magical of the outer islands. As flights usually arrive into Rarotonga in the early hours of the morning we strongly recommend that you include accommodation on your night of arrival.

MUST SEE & DO

  • Hire a scooter or bicycle to explore Rarotonga or use the regular bus service that operates clockwise and anti-clockwise around the island 
  • Explore Rarotonga's mountainous interior on a guided walk or on a 4WD safari
  • Head into Avarua on Saturday morning and experience the wonderful local Market Day. Taste locally produced food, check out the fresh fruits and vegetables, local handicrafts and locally caught seafood 
  • If a stay on Aitutaki is not possible, day trips operate including flights, island tour and lagoon cruise
  • Relax on a lagoon cruise in Rarotonga or Aitutaki
  • Experience a night of Cook Islands food and dance in one of the many island resorts 
  • Try deep sea fishing just outside the main reef of Rarotonga
Pacific Resort

Aitutaki: Pacific Resort

Price from £536 per room per night

Pacific Resort Aitutaki, winner of numerous International Awards of Excellence and a member of the &lsquo [...]

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Samade on the Beach

Aitutaki: Samade on the Beach

Price from £163 per room per night

The property offers 12 air-conditioned Polynesian styled garden bungalows just a few steps away from the [...]

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Aitutaki Escape

Aitutaki: Aitutaki Escape

Price from £647 per room per night

Situated on a white sandy beach in the village of Amuri, overlooking one of the most famous and beautiful [...]

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Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Spa

Aitutaki: Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Spa

Price from £482 per room per night

The Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Spa is the only Cook Islands resort located on its own private island, M [...]

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Tamanu Beach

Aitutaki: Tamanu Beach

Price from £203 per room per night

Tamanu Beach Hotel is set around two courtyards of landscaped gardens, overlooking the beach and lagoon a [...]

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Crown Beach Resort

Rarotonga: Crown Beach Resort

Price from £347 per room per night

Crown Beach Resort is located on the western sunset side of Rarotonga. It is set on a secluded beachfront [...]

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Pacific Resort

Rarotonga: Pacific Resort

Price from £320 per room per night

Discreetly positioned on the beautiful white sands of Muri Beach and overlooking a sweeping lagoon with o [...]

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The Little Polynesian

Rarotonga: The Little Polynesian

Price from £297 per room per night

Situated on the Southern tip of Rarotonga, the Little Polynesian offers a sanctuary of serene seclusion, [...]

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Royale Takitumu Villas

Rarotonga: Royale Takitumu Villas

Price from £308 per room per night

This small boutique retreat with just 10 villas is one of Rarotonga's favourites. It is located on an idy [...]

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Manuia Beach Boutique Hotel

Rarotonga: Manuia Beach Boutique Hotel

Price from £171 per room per night

Sparkling blue water, an amazing white sand beach and tropical gardens frame our small and intimate 4 sta [...]

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Muri Beach Club Hotel

Rarotonga: Muri Beach Club Hotel

Price from £251 per room per night

Muri Beach Club Hotel’s unequalled resort location puts guests right at the heart of one of Rarotonga’s m [...]

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Muri Beachcomber

Rarotonga: Muri Beachcomber

Price from £168 per room per night

Muri Beachcomber has 22 rooms to choose from ranging from units with a view of the lagoon, units located [...]

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Sunset Resort

Rarotonga: Sunset Resort

Price from £191 per room per night

The Sunset Resort Rarotonga is a lovely boutique property which offers 35 spacious self-catering apartmen [...]

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The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa

Rarotonga: The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa

Price from £209 per room per night

The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa is located on the sunshine western side of Rarotonga in the village [...]

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Rumours Villas & Spa

Rarotonga: Rumours Villas & Spa

Price from £441 per room per night

Situated on a beautiful beachfront secluded cove on the famous Muri Beach you will find this property str [...]

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Te Vakaroa Villas

Rarotonga: Te Vakaroa Villas

Price from £479 per room per night

Te Vakaroa Villas are one & two bedroom villas with the one bedroom villas located on the ground floo [...]

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Magic Reef Bungalows

Rarotonga: Magic Reef Bungalows

Price from £154 per room per night

Magic Reef Bungalows offers 9 Polynesian style bungalows with thatched roofs. There are two Absolute Beac [...]

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Lagoon Breeze Villas

Rarotonga: Lagoon Breeze Villas

Price from £131 per room per night

This expansive 4 acres property with 18 spacious, stand-alone, self catering villas offers a full range o [...]

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Edgewater Resort & Spa

Rarotonga: Edgewater Resort & Spa

Price from £169 per room per night

The Edgewater Resort & Spa is located on the western coast of Rarotonga and is the largest resort in [...]

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