Cook Islands Long Stay with Airfare
- 29 Days
- 29 Days
- Prices From:
- US$ 2,869
Imagine a month in your very own island paradise. The Cook Islands offers you what you have been looking for, whether its that romantic getaway, down time with your family or just an excuse to get away from it all. Here you can escape the rush and clutter of city life, choosing simply to relax or to purposefully explore the culture and varied natural environments.
Welcome to the secret of the Pacific. Breathe in the fresh pure air. Wade into the cool, calm, blue lagoons. Let the untouched charm of the beautiful Cook Islands capture your spirit and hold your heart.
The 15 islands of the Cooks lie halfway between New Zealand and Hawaii, scattered like fragrant frangipani petals floating across 2.2 million square kilometres of a seductive, sensual ocean. Boasting rare beauty, an idyllic climate, warm welcoming people with the widest white smiles and a pace of life unsurpassed for peace: the Cook Islands is Paradise.
The 32km circumference of Rarotonga is surrounded by a sparkling blue lagoon – the shimmer of technicoloured tropical fish caught in the sunlight adds a shot of colour. The fringe of pearly white sand is lined with swaying palms and a coral reef on which crashing waves call the intrepid fishermen to cast their lines.
Tradition and a cultural heritage are trademarks of the island. Music is a part of island life, and marks the daily routine in Rarotonga; from the chants and hymns heard in the churches, to the string bands with their combos of electronic and traditional ukuleles made from coconut shells.
Traditional arts and crafts of weaving, carving and painting are an integral part of a heritage which, though strictly modern in its currency today, contains all the mores of a cultural background which is nourished and nurtured with pride. With not a traffic light to be seen, getting around Rarotonga can be a casual meander on the island bus – which uniquely travels both clockwise and anticlockwise around the road that circles the island and obliging drivers will pick and drop at will. Or the plethora of scooters which are synonymous with the town – where wheels are weighted down by mamma or papa and sometimes more than one chubby toddler clinging on for dear life.
Whichever way you go – villages, beaches, paw paw patches, and fields of taro, mango, bananas and the health filled noni can be spotted either side – providing an instant study of island life. An extraordinary array of flora and fauna flourishes. From inland to the outreaches of the lagoon, water is paramount to this island style of life. Fishing, scuba diving, trawling, bone fishing, paddling, snorkelling, sailing, swimming or simply splashing in the sea are vital components of this island’s lifestyle. All revealing that there is a lot more to the island of Rarotonga than simply a pretty place to escape.
- 29 Days
- 29 Days
- Prices From:
- US$ 2,869
Itinerary View Trip Map
Depart North America
Depart from North America on Air New Zealand
Arrive Cook Islands
On arrival in Rarotonga, you will be met by Goway's local representative and transferred to your chosen self-contained accommodation.
Cook Islands at Leisure
Your days are free to enjoy your Cook Islands Snowbird vacation! Rent a car to explore the island of Rarotonga at your own pace. Embark on day excursions around the island, go snorkeling and swimming and relax in the paradise island that will be your home for the next month.
Depart Cook Islands
You will be met by a Goway Representative for your transfer to the airport. Depart the Cook Islands for your return flight back to North America.
Arrive North America
Arrive back into North America and connect to your home town
DEPARTURES AND PRICES:
Sunday's: 01 Nov ’20 – 28 Feb’ 21
Depart Los Angeles
|Palm Grove - Garden Studio |
|Sunset Resort Rarotonga - Pool Side Garden Studio |
|Lagoon Breeze - Bedroom Villa |
|Sea Change Villas - One Bedroom Lagoon View Villa |
|Add-on Information:||United States: |
For departures from Seattle/Portland
add $350, from Dallas/ Houston/ Chicago/ Washington/ Atlanta add $475, and from Denver/ Miami/ add $535 from Philadelphia/ Boston add $575, from New York add $615. Add on amounts may slightly vary upon reservation and are subject to availability. Please enquire about add
on airfares from other US cities.
For departures from Calgary/Edmonton add $200, from Toronto/ Montreal add $300. Add on amounts may slightly vary upon reservation and are subject to availability. Some departure gateways may require separate ticket add-on. Please enquire about add on airfares from other Canadian cities.
- Round trip airfare from North America including all taxes with Air New Zealand
- 26 nights accommodation in a choice of resorts (based on lead in room category)
- Roundtrip airport transfers
- Daily Continental Breakfast at Palm Grove, Lagoon Breeze Villas & Sunset Resort
- Breakfast starter pack at Sea Change Villas
- Travel insurance
- Items of a personal nature
Please note direct flights to the Cook Islands depart once a week, on Sunday, from Los Angeles, returning on a Saturday to North America.
Ask about upgrading your long haul flight to business class from Los Angeles starting from an additional $2,300 USD per person.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
Prices are "from", per person, based on twin share and include international airfare from the cities mentioned above, and all taxes. For any other dates or departure cities not listed, please ask your Goway agent for a customized quotation. Direct flights to the Cook Islands depart once week and availability of discounted seats is limited. All prices are subject to availability. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Please quote promo code: (USD) 519418 / (CAD) 519419.
31 Jan 2021