An ideal destination for those wanting to unwind, relax and
discover a unique and friendly culture. The 15 Cook Islands are
scattered across the south Pacific over about two million square
kilometers, an area the size of India. These Polynesian tropical
gems have a combined population of an average country town: about
14,000 unique and friendly souls. Most Cook Islanders dwell on the
capital island of Rarotonga, which is also where most of the
70,000-odd annual visitors stop off, arriving at the island's
Circular Rarotonga is almost completely enclosed by a reef,
harboring a lagoon of clear turquoise water and white sandy
beaches. The small island is dominated by a high mountain peak from
which lush rain forests cascade down to the palm-fringed shore. The
commercial centre of the islands is the friendly, bustling town of
Avarua on Rarotonga, which has banks, shops and tourist facilities
as well as a busy port and yacht basin. The outer islands are
becoming increasingly popular for excursions, but remain largely
unspoiled by tourism. Just North of Raratonga, lays Aitutaki. The
Island itself is small and volcanic, lying next to a barrier reef
teeming with coral and fish, and enclosing a perfect turquoise
The Cook Islanders have their own language and government, and
enjoy a vigorous and diverse culture with significant differences
between each island. Even if you go no further than Rarotonga,
though, you will be ensured of a dream 'South Seas' holiday
experience on the pristine beaches, snorkeling the reef, or
exploring the island by bus, motor scooter, bicycle or jeep.
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8 days/5 nights - Escape to an island paradise in the warm
waters of the South Pacific. Step back in time and discover a place
which up until now been a long kept secret. If you are seeking a
place that has buildings no taller than a coconut tree, a place
that boasts beautiful, deserted white sandy beaches, crystal clear
waters, and some of the friendliest people in the world, the Cook
Islands is for you.
8 days/7 nights: South Pacific combination of the Pacific Resort
Rarotonga, stretching one kilometre along the south-eastern coast
of Rarotonga, Muri beach is laden with glorious white sand, fringed
by palm trees and lapped by the gentle waters of a shallow, safe
lagoon. A short flight to the Pacific Resort Aitutaki, limited to
just 27 luxurious absolute beachfront bungalows, suites and
19 Days/16 nights - Cook Islands and New Zealand - a prefect
combination. Stay at the Pacific resort nestled discreetly on the
white sands of Rarotonga and the Pacific resort Aitutaki with
panoramic view of Aitutaki’s world-famous lagoon . Cook
Islands a place where simple, lazy days meet luxurious evenings.
Onto New Zealand and experience the cities of Auckland, Wellington
And Queenstown and all they have to offer.
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