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Cook Islands Discovery: Rarotonga, Aitutaki

Duration
6 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,179

MODERATE | TAILOR-MADE: Escape to the Cook Islands to experience the beauty of its two major islands. On this Cook Islands vacation you'll visit both Rarotonga and Aitutaki, where you'll stay in comfortable beachside accommodations and be free to explore the picturesque lagoons and beaches of this South Pacific nation.


This 6-day Cook Islands vacation takes you to accommodations on Rarotonga and Aitutaki.

Your Cook Islands vacation begins on Rarontonga at Castaway Beach Resort, an adults-only resort located on the west coast. This boutique island resort is inspired by castaway stories from Robinson Crusoe to the Tom Hanks-starring film, Cast Away. At Castaway Beach Resort, you'll stay in one of 12 units and have the freedom to take advantage of the sandy beaches or snorkel the lagoon in search of tropical fish. After a day's adventure, head to Wilson's Beach Bar to grab a drink alongside Wilson the Volleyball, or enjoy a fine Cuban cigar on the beach. While at Castaway Beach Resort, you'll head on a Circle Island Tour to learn about the history and culture of Rarotonga in the company of an expert guide.

From Rarotonga, continue your Cook Islands vacation by heading to Aitutaki and Tamanu Beach Hotel, where you'll be able to enjoy superb sunset views and explore the lagoon of Aitutaki, often considered the most-beautiful lagoon in the world. Tamanu Beach Hotel offers 35 spacious rooms with great views amidst long stretches of white-sand beach bordering Aitutaki's stunning lagoon. Whether you spend your time kayaking through the lagoon, enjoying cocktails in the restaurant and bar, or relaxing on the beach to enjoy the good weather, you'll experience casual luxury at Tamanu Beach Hotel. During your time at Tamanu Beach Hotel, you'll head on a cruise across the lagoon to experience this world treasure first-hand. On your cruise, you'll visit the Motu of Akajami to snorkel or fish and One Foot Island, where you'll enjoy a lunch of fresh BBQ fish and local produce.

This Cook Islands vacation promises warm weather and an even warmer welcome on two tropical island paradises.


 

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Duration
6 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,179

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Day 1

Palm Grove

Set in the enchanting area of Vaima on the stunning Southern coast, Palm Grove enjoys the peace and tranquillity of one of the best locations on Rarotonga in the Cook Islands. Thirteen garden bungalows set amongst hibiscus and tipani flowers are complemented with thirteen beachfront bungalows set alongside the secluded beach. Sit back, relax, and find your own private piece of paradise!

Meal Plan Continental Breakfast
Duration3 Nights
Accommodation

Palm Grove

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    Palm Grove



    Set in the enchanting area of Vaima on the stunning Southern coast, Palm Grove enjoys the peace and tranquillity of one of the best locations on Rarotonga in the Cook Islands. Thirteen garden bungalows set amongst hibiscus and tipani flowers are complemented with thirteen beachfront …

    Set in the enchanting area of Vaima on the stunning Southern coast, Palm Grove enjoys the peace and tranquillity of one of the best locations on Rarotonga in the Cook Islands. Thirteen garden bungalows set amongst hibiscus and tipani flowers are complemented with thirteen beachfront bungalows set alongside the secluded beach. Sit back, relax, and find your own private piece of paradise!

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Barbeques (BBQ)
    • Bicycles
    • Concierge
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry facilities
    • Pool (s)
    • Reception (24 hrs)
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Water sports/ Equipment
    • Watersport Activities

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Day 2

Circle Island Tour

Start your holiday with an orientated cultural circle island tour of Rarotonga. Be enlightened with a qualified tour guide sharing the local history and culture of Rarotonga as you journey around the island in an air-conditioned sightseeing coach.

Duration3 Hours
Day 3

Day at Leisure

Today is totally free and at leisure. You can take advantage of any optional activities available or simply relax.

Day 4

Flight from Rarotonga to Aitutaki

Duration0 Minutes

Tamanu Beach

Tamanu Beach Hotel is a beachfront property situated on the western side of Aitutaki, offering superb sunset views. The private white sand beach borders Aitutaki's crystal clear lagoon and provides endless opportunities for swimming, snorkelling and canoeing. This stunning resort features 23 bungalows, conference facilities, spa and massage therapy services, two fresh water swimming pools, a beachfront bar and restaurant and a gift shop.

Meal Plan Continental Breakfast
Duration2 Nights
Accommodation

Tamanu Beach

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    Tamanu Beach



    Tamanu Beach Hotel is a beachfront property situated on the western side of Aitutaki, offering superb sunset views. The private white sand beach borders Aitutaki's crystal clear lagoon and provides endless opportunities for swimming, snorkelling and canoeing. This stunning resort features 23 bungalows, conference facilities, …

    Tamanu Beach Hotel is a beachfront property situated on the western side of Aitutaki, offering superb sunset views. The private white sand beach borders Aitutaki's crystal clear lagoon and provides endless opportunities for swimming, snorkelling and canoeing. This stunning resort features 23 bungalows, conference facilities, spa and massage therapy services, two fresh water swimming pools, a beachfront bar and restaurant and a gift shop.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Barbeques (BBQ)
    • Bicycles
    • Concierge
    • Gift Shop
    • Laundry facilities
    • Pool (s)
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Room Service
    • Water sports/ Equipment

    More Details

    Preferred Hotel
Day 5

Bishops All Day Lagoon Cruise

Cruising aboard the "Lagoon Lova" you will experience the Aitutaki Lagoon at its best. The cruise consists of a visit to the Motu of Akaiami - famous for one of the original landing spots for the now well known "Coral Route". After snorkeling and fish feeding your next stop will be Tapuaetai Motu or better known as - One Foot Island. Here a sit down lunch of fresh BBQ fish and selections of local salads, fruits and cool refreshing fruit juice is provided.

Duration6 Hours
Day 6

Day at Leisure

Today is totally free and at leisure. You can take advantage of any optional activities available or simply relax.

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DEPARTURES:

Daily

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Goway Welcome on arrival with lei greeting
  • Roundtrip inter-island flights including taxes
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers
  • 3 nights moderate accommodation in Rarotonga 
  • 2 nights moderate accommodation in Aitutaki 
  • Shared Circle Island Tour in Rarotonga
  • Shared full day Lagoon Cruise in Aitutaki
  • Unlimited use of beach equipment
  • Breakfast Daily, 1 lunch

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare and airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

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