We dare you not to fall in love with Aitutaki as soon as you step foot on the island. Okay, we might be setting you up for failure. It's hard not to fall in love when there are vibrant blue lagoons, tropical vegetation and stretches of pristine beaches. You can visit the island for the day, but we have a feeling you'll want to stay longer. After all, how could a 24 hours be long enough when this area makes you never want to leave?
When you're planning your holiday to the Cook Islands, choosing where you stay is pretty important. There are some resorts in particular that will show you an amazing time and could become your top choice you're in need of an island getaway.
Looking for something classy?
The Aitutaki Lagoon Resort and Spa, as well as the Pacific Resort Aitutaki, are two places that'll give you absolute luxury, but still with that distinctive island flavour.
With its location, attention to detail and wonderful facilities, The Aitutaki Lagoon Resort and Spa will have you feeling like a new you in no time. Right on the beach, you'll have private access to the beautiful lagoon, making you feel like a VIP.
As the name suggests, it also offers loads of pampering packages. A massage will ease into your island holiday, while a facial will renew your skin. Show your hands and feet some love with a manicure and pedicure. The beauty and spa therapists sure know what they're doing - you're bound to will walk away looking and feeling positively luminous.
If you're on a health kick, first of all - good on you! Secondly, the Health and Fitness Centre has everything you need to get in some holiday exercise. You can also sign up to go kayaking on the sea, play a game of tennis or take to the mountains on a bicycle ride.
The dining and entertainment opportunities are abundant and all equally wonderful. Along with the decked out and totally comfortable rooms, you'll never want to leave!
Or something extra special?
The Pacific Resort Aitutaki is made up of luxury beachfront bungalows, suites and villas. There are a whole host of facilities, including a restaurant, spa, gift shop, hair salon and the perfect picnic spot in the middle of paradise.
Cool off in the heat of the tropics at the private beach or the pool. While you're living in total comfort by the swimming pool, you can enjoy a refreshment from the bar - this total holiday indulgence is a must, you've definitely deserved it.
At this resort you can get a taste of authentic island culture with the daily activities. Weave your very own basket, take part in island dancing and husk your very first coconut!
A kayak expedition is a great way to see more of this stunning location, or go snorkelling to make some fishy friends. All activities are complimentary and happen every day so you can take part in an adventurous activity or utterly relax when you get there.