Explore Cook Islands
May to November
Discover Polynesia, where the palm trees stretch above blue lagoons and people drink coconuts instead of coke (or pepsi... or kale juice, whichever is your thing).
- Enjoy the beautiful sand beaches in pristine lagoons on two amazing islands. Do not expect any crowds fighting over plastic sun beds. Vacation in Cook Islands is quite unique.
- The main island of Rarotonga will surprise you with its lush greenery and astonishing beaches. Discover all its corners by scooter or bicycle. It only has 32 km in circumference. Or hike across the island and get carried away by the magnificent views.
- Swim, sorry, fly to the other island, Aitutaki, the stunning lagoon of which you can find in all pictures of Cook Islands. Our itinerary will take you there for longer than the one day trip usually offered by travel agencies. You will have plenty of time to climb the highest peak of unbelievable 124 metres (407 ft) above sea level.
- Have a swim, dive, kayak, stand-up paddle or snorkel.
- Relax with a book or a drink (maybe even both) in your hand lying in a hammock among coconut palm trees, dancing in the rhythm of the ocean breeze.
- Get to the market and taste fresh tropical fruits and local specialities.
- Meet the local women all dressed up and in hats with flowers on their way to Sunday Mass, during which they sing like their lives depended on it. They definitely believe their souls do.
- And later, in the evening, immerse into the whirl of traditional dance and other original Polynesian customs during a local feast.
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Our itinerary includes:
- Recommended accommodation on the islands Rarotonga and Aitutaki for the number of nights you choose in 4* or 5* beachfront hotels with breakfast. The hotels have a swimming pool, kayaks, SUP boards, beach chairs and beach towels available for their guests.
- Information about international flight tickets, as well as local inter-island flights.
- Recommendation of transfers from/to accommodation on each island.
- Details about formalities necessary for the purpose of your travel.
- Recommendation of local activities and trips with exact information (always with a respective link to Google Maps).
- Recommended local restaurants.
- Practical tips related to local language and customs, health and safety, as well as local weather.
- Links you can click on in order to directly book any of the recommended services for reasonable prices and to obtain further detailed information.
- If you want to say "I do" on a Pacific beach, our itinerary will give you helpful advice.