Scattered across the South Pacific, the Cook Islands consist of fifteen patches of paradise that are rimmed by sand, fringed by coral and tickled by jade green waters. Ancient traditions and diverse interiors give each island unique appeal, creating an irresistible urge to catamaran between them, from the mountains of Rarotonga to the caves of Atiu, and from the lagoon at Aitutaki to the southern outpost of Mangaia. Here's our Top 10 things to do in the Cook Islands!
How to Travel the Cook Islands on a Budget: It’s Possible!
How to visit the beautiful Cook Islands for as little as $50 a day.
The Cook Islands is my new favourite country! It's easy to visit on a budget (I averaged $50 a day), the locals are incredibly friendly, and the colour of the water is spectacular!
Best-kept secret: Muri Lagoon, Rarotonga. Kiwis have been quietly coming to the Cooks for many years now. We think they've wanted to keep it a bit of a secret from their neighbours across the Tasman. But it’s a secret no more with ‘Traveller’ naming our gorgeous island nation in its Travel Writers Pick List for 2015.
38 of the most surreal beaches and coastlines on the planet
Love going to the beach? Here are 38 of the most surreal beaches and coastlines in the world, ranging from Aiututaki, Cook Islands to Kekaha, Hawaii to Corfu Island in Greece. Discover your world at MatadorNetwork.com
Pacific Resort Aitutaki ~ Cook Islands, New Zealand