Cook Islanders are proudly Polynesian, warm and friendly; the vibrant culture is happy and engaging. Beaches, lagoons, mountains and rain forests are a pristine wonderland. Cafés, restaurants, beach bars and nightlife are all around. And, offshore and onshore adventures and activities are bountiful.
It's not hard to love this little paradise! Importantly, the pace is pleasantly 'island time!'
Situated in the South Pacific Ocean, the Cook Islands is in the same time zone as the Hawaiian Islands, our northern hemisphere cousins.
Rarotonga, Cook Islands' biggest island and gateway, is around four hours flying time from Auckland.
Presently, the only airline serving the Cook Islands is Air New Zealand from Auckland. For more information on travel to the Cook Islands during the COVID pandemic, click: Getting here.
enjoycookislands.com is the online companion to the long-established Cook Islands Sun publications.
The current editions of the Cook Islands Sun, the Guide to Eating & Drinking in Rarotonga, the Guide to Accommodation in the Cook Islands, and maps of Rarotonga, Aitutaki, Atiu and Mangaia, can be viewed from this website; simply click on the publication names highlighted above, or throughout the website.
As you navigate enjoycookislands.com you will notice Trip Favourites. Using Trip Favourites allows you to save activities, accommodation, or destinations so you can easily view them from one point later. Look for the Add to Favourites button on the pages.
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Part of the Pacific Resort Hotel Group of luxury resorts and accommodation, Rarotonga’s Little Polynesian Resort is committed to healthy eating for their guests. The Cook...
Part of the Pacific Resort Hotel Group of luxury resorts and accommodation, Rarotonga’s Little Polynesian Resort is committed to healthy eating for their guests.