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Tropical Charm

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Experience a tropical getaway full of culture, tradition, superb beachfront location and friendly local Cook Islands hospitality.
Cook Islands
Beach Holidays
Independent Holiday Packages

Highlights

5 nights at the 5-star Pacific Resort Aitutaki

Do as little or as much as you like, the island is yours to enjoy at your leisure

Enjoy the myths and legends on the Aitutaki Punarei Cultural Tour

Lagoon Cruise on The Vaka - you will be amazed by the natural beauty of Aitutaki’s world famous lagoon!

Spend 5 nights at the Pacific Resort Aitutaki, the calm and tranquil oasis in the heart of the South Sea Polynesia. Why not sip on a poolside cocktail at Black Rock. Take in the panoramic view whilst dining at Rapae Bay Restaurant. Indulge at the onsite Tiare Spa. For a truly special evening, enjoy private dining in a Bedouin-style tent on the beach. The island of Aitutaki is truly magical and a trip out to explore on the water is highly recommended. Try your hand at kayaking and snorkelling in the lagoon or take a swim in the spectacular infinity pool. You can be assured your experience will be the finest in boutique luxury resort accommodation that the South Pacific has to offer.

Our tours are designed for you to explore the culture and beauty of the islands and it's people on your tropical getaway to the Cook Islands.

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Included

5 nights at Pacific Resort Aitutaki - 5*
Return airfares Rarotonga to Aitutaki
Daily A la Carte breakfast
Fresh Flower Ei meet and greet on arrival
Private return transfers from Aitutaki Airport to Pacific Resort Aitutaki
Lagoon Cruise on The Vaka with BBQ lunch and transfers
Aitutaki Punarei Adventures Cultural Tour
Aluminium water bottle with pure water for use and keepsake

Optional Extras

  • Add an extra 2 nights to your stay for an additional $782 per person/stay
  • Upgrade to a Two Bedroom Premium Beachfront Bungalow for an additional $1,445 per person/stay

Itinerary

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Day 1
Rarotonga → Aitutaki

Arriving at Rarotonga Airport you will then transfer to your flight to Aitutaki.

A quick and comfortable forty-five minute flight from Rarotonga takes you to the sublime turquoise waters of one of the world's most beautiful tropical lagoons. 

Upon arriving at Aitutaki Airport you will be greeted with Fresh Flower Ei and escorted to your private transfer to Pacific Resort Aitutaki.

Arrive at Pacific Resort Aitutaki and check-in. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

Overnight stay at Pacific Resort Aitutaki in a Premium Beachfront Bungalow. 

Rarotonga → Aitutaki
Sunloungers on the beach - Pacific Resort Aitutaki
Days 2 - 5
Aitutaki

Days at leisure, take advantage of the many complimentary activities the Pacific Resort Aitutaki has to offer.

While you are on Aitutaki you can enjoy the following two tours:

  • Lagoon Cruise on the Vaka with lunch and transfers
    This superb cruise takes you to three fantastic, remote islets and a snorkelling area where you can feed tropical fish and see giant clams. Visit Akaiami, Moturakau and One Foot Island. Relax, enjoy warm tropical waters and be amazed by the natural beauty of Aitutaki’s world famous lagoon. The Vaka Cruise includes a substantial barbecue lunch with fresh fish and alcoholic beverages and soft drinks are available for sale. Towels, snorkels, masks and fins provided. The cruise provides complimentary tea, coffee and cold water onboard and biscuits for the hot drinks. 
     
  • Aitutaki Punarei Adventures Cultural Tour - Monday, Wednesday or Friday
    Enjoy the myths & legends that will be told to you during the tour. You will visit sacred maraes (sacred meeting places). There is a lot of interaction on tour that will allow you to experience and enjoy what was practised by their ancestors. Learn to weave, prepare your lunch in the umu (underground oven), explore the lush tropical gardens and learn of the plants used for traditional medicine, you’ll also have the chance to learn the basics of the art of Cook Islands dancing. There is so much more that you will learn before you enjoy the traditional feast you prepared earlier in the day.

Overnight stay at Pacific Resort Aitutaki in a Premium Beachfront Bungalow.​

Breakfast
Aitutaki
Lagoon Cruise on the Vaka
Day 6
Aitutaki → Rarotonga

Enjoy your A la Carte breakfast and check out. Relax on your return flight to Rarotonga after your Tropical Getaway to the Cook Islands.

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
Cook Islands Maori and English
Local currency
New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
Independent Holiday Package

Start your holiday when and with who you want! Our Independent Holiday Packages are NOT group tours with set departure dates. Available daily, they are pre-designed, purpose built, packaged itineraries full of memorable experiences delivered by our hand-picked local partners.

5 nights
from AUD3,977
per person, twin share
Cook Islands
Rarotonga Airport
Rarotonga Airport
Beach Holidays
Independent Holiday Packages
01 April 2021 - 31 March 2022

Hotel options

Pacific Resort Aitutaki
Pacific Resort Aitutaki

Aitutaki
The multi-award winning, five-star Pacific Resort Aitutaki, surrounded by the breathtaking, tranquil turquoise waters of the Aitutaki lagoon, offers an intimate collection of luxuriously appointed bungalows and villas. Each air-conditioned room offers uninterrupted views across the lagoon from your very own private sundeck. Pacific Resort Aitutaki is a calm and tranquil oasis in the heart of South Seas Polynesia. 
 

Important notes

  • Blackout dates may apply
  • Terms and Conditions apply

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