Aitutaki in the Cook Islands is considered by many to be one of the most romantic islands in the world. The crystal clear aquamarine waters, sublime temperatures and tropical breezes blowing in the palm trees all seduce you.
And what better way to enjoy it than staying at the luxurious five-star Pacific Resort Aitutaki.
As World Travel Awards winner of the 'World's Leading Boutique Island Resort' in 2008, 2009 and 2010, Pacific Resort Aitutaki guarantees you a fabulous experience. And it truly is. There are just 27 divine beachfront villas here that all look out over the world-famous Aitutaki lagoon.
You can pass your days swimming in tropical water, snorkelling with colourful coral reef fish and watching the sun lazily set over the horizon casting majestic colours across the lagoon.
Promoting the Responsible Tourism Code for the Pacific means that the Pacific Resort Aitutaki is part of a growing number of organisations in the Pacific Islands who incorporate social and environmental sustainability principles into their activities.
For people travelling to the pacific islands this means the resort provide important advice on how visitors can reduce their impact on the coral reefs, conserve precious fresh water resources and keep waste to a minimum.
Part of the experience here in Aitutaki is getting to know the locals and you can do this through one of the village trips where you can learn about the village life and culture of the Cook Islands.
You can enjoy an invigorating trek up to one of the highest points on the island to take in the breathtaking view out across the lagoon and the Pacific Ocean beyond. And when you are in need of a little break from all this strenuous activities you can treat yourself to a Polynesian massage at the resort's spa complex.
The Cook Islands are romantic and tranquil and the Pacific Resort Aitutaki provides a luxurious place to treat you to a little rest and relaxation.
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