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Travel to the tropical paradise of the
Cook Islands to experience the pristine
beaches and crystal-clear waters of the
South Pacific. Stay on three different
islands within the archipelago, where
you can explore the rugged green
interior of Rarotonga, the turquoise
lagoon of Aitutaki and the Polynesian
culture of Atiu. Spend time on these
paradisal islands that provide unspoilt
natural beauty and idyllic scenery
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On arrival at Rarotonga airport, you will be
transferred to the Manuia Beach Resort for
4 nights. This property is located on its own
private beach on the sheltered sunset coast. (N)
Morning at leisure. This afternoon, join a tour
in a 4x4 vehicle into the island’s rugged green
interior, providing an insight into the history
and culture of the island. Enjoy a cultural
show this evening with a traditional umu
(underground oven) feast. (B, D)
Days at leisure. Relax on the beach, in the
infinity pool or by the lagoon. Alternatively,
explore the island. (B)
Fly to the island atoll of Aitutaki. On arrival,
transfer to the Pacific Resort Aitutaki for 5
nights. Stay in a luxury thatched beachfront
bungalow in an idyllic setting on the shores of
Aitutaki's beautiful lagoon. (B)
Join a cruise on Aitutaki lagoon, with
opportunities to snorkel to see an array of
fish, coral and giant clams. The cruise will stop
for lunch on the uninhabited One Foot Island
before returning. (B, L)
Days at leisure. (B)
Fly to the island of Atiu and transfer to the
Atiu Villas for 3 nights. This simple property is
surrounded by extensive tropical gardens and
is within short walking distance of the southern
coastline’s white sandy beaches. (B)
Today join a small group tour of the island,
led by a bird specialist, which will focus on the
flora and fauna of the rainforest. (L)
Day at leisure to relax. (N)
Fly back to Rarotonga. Transfer to the Islander
Hotel for the afternoon before a late-evening
transfer to the airport for a flight home, or
continue your holiday in the South Pacific. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
International flights are not included
with this itinerary. For flight options and
prices, please contact your Cox & Kings travel
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
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