With its huge turquoise, sunlit lagoon decorated with 15 motu (islets) and an emerald green mainland, Aitutaki is the second most visited island of the Cook Islands. An easy 45-minute flight from Rarotonga, the view when approaching by air is one of the most stunning sights of the Pacific and is a must for at least a day trip.
The achingly beautiful Aitutaki is a magnet for wedding parties, honeymooners and those seeking a private escape. Secluded and romantic, be awed by the stunning lagoon that encompasses the island and relax to the gentle lapping of waves on the pristine white sand. Look forward to languid, leisurely days simply spent reveling in the jaw-dropping surroundings. The allure of Aitutaki doesn’t stop at the water’s edge. Laze under a coconut palm, rejuvenate with a massage or sip champagne with the spectacular sunset as your backdrop.
A triangular shaped reef encompasses the Aitutaki lagoon and is home to countless varieties of brilliantly coloured tropical fish and marine life. Explore the crystal clear water and uninhabited motu (islets), which fringe the stunning lagoon by kayak and moor yourself to a white sandy beach that you can have all to yourself.
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