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Beautiful Holidays in the Cook Islands
Cook Islands holidays offer a truly laid back environment with some of the best beaches in the South Pacific, fantastic year-round climate seldom dipping beneath 24°C and a pleasant selection of beach accommodation on Rarotonga Island and quaint bungalows around Aitutaki Lagoon. With only 100,000 tourists arriving each year, this tiny South Pacific island nation offers a romantic holiday ambience and is the second most popular tourist destination in the South Pacific to visit after Fiji.
Helping you select the perfect beach resorts in the Cook islands from exclusive retreats to budget self catering bungalows.
Rarotonga has 80% of cook islands accommodation with nice palm fringed beaches, lush tropical mountains, good restaurants and a fantastic holiday atmosphere. Don't miss an island dance and feast.
This is the sunniest side of the island with two of the largest resorts on Rarotonga and plenty of restaurants. The coast is good for beach-combing but the lagoon is poor for watersports.
Quiet stretch of coastline with an almost endless beautiful palm fringed beach. The lagoon here has the best snorkellingon Rarotonga with boutique resorts aimed mostly at couples. Walk to the waterfall.
Muri is the most picturesque spot on Rarotonga with a long curved beach, sandy bottom lagoon and four offshore islets to explore by kayak. Great for watersports, lively ambience and a good selection of restaurantst.
Aitutaki is a 40-minute flight from Rarotonga Island with an exquisite lagoon boasting tiny uninhabited islands and popular for day cruises. Aitutaki resorts are ideal for a romantic Cook Island holiday.
Atiu is an eco-tourism destination with caves and traditional villages to explore and a very slow pace of life. There are few beaches or snorkelling lagoons and only a handful of places to stay, mostly guesthouses.
Atiu Island Accommodation: Our Picks
- Atiu Villas - spacious, affordable villas
Oozing charm, honeymoons in the Cook Islands are idyllic. Rarotonga has a romantic holiday ambience and gentle pace of life whilst Aitutaki has uninhabited islands to explore and secluded beaches.
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Although not an obvious choice for a family holiday. Rarotonga has safe swimming beaches, lots of tours and accommodation including holiday homes. It's soft adventures and ease of getting around are a bonus.