Pacific Resort Aitutaki – Aitutaki, Cook Islands 🇨🇰

 

So island-perfect, the glistening white sands, swaying palms, bright blue skies and the clear turquoise lagoon at the award-winning  Pacific Resort Aitutaki takes your breath away. This is a true taste of heaven where thatched beachfront bungalows, villas and suites provide serenity, space and total relaxation.

The sophisticated ambience at Pacific Resort Aitutaki is reflected in colonial-styled accommodation with hardwood floors, attractive timber furniture and a porch from which to sit and watch a magical sea and glorious sunsets.

Diving and snorkelling are just two of the exhilarating pastimes here at Pacific Resort Aitutaki. Take the five-hour cruise around Aitutaki Lagoon and hand-feed the tropical fish, from pretty angel fish to electric blue needle fish. Explore the nearby islands before returning for an exotic South Pacific dinner and island dancing.

Sip on a poolside cocktail at Black Rock Bar. Take in the panoramic view whilst dining at Rapae Bay Restaurant. Indulge at our onsite Tiare Spa. For a truly special evening, enjoy private dining in a Bedouin style tent on the beach.


Accommodation

You will be greeted each morning by a spectacular view of Aitutaki’s world famous lagoon, thanks to the private sundeck and absolute beachfront location of each of the 27 bungalows and villas.

ULTIMATE BEACHFRONT VILLA

Ideal for romantic getaways, these contemporary and sophisticated standalone villas are the perfect holiday havens that conjure feelings of seclusion and escape. The beautiful blend of timber furnishings and Polynesian décor create a peaceful ambience that is perfect to relax in while being captivated by the spell-binding views of Aitutaki lagoon.

All Ultimate Beachfront Villas feature sensational private double sun decks complete with outdoor furniture, beachside shower, spacious bedroom and living area, air conditioning, super kind size bed, IDD telephone, flat screen TV, audio system, USB charging outlet, room safe, ceiling fans, hairdryer, nespresso machine, minibar, luxury bathroom and an indoor shower with private garden views into the courtyard with outside shower.

ULTIMATE BEACHFRONT BUNGALOW

Featuring impeccable design with generous dimensions, the Ultimate Beachfront Bungalows are perfect for couples looking for an intimate setting complete with exquisite beach views. 

All Ultimate Beachfront Bungalows offer a private deck, 5-star service and ultra luxurious amenities that together craft an unforgettable island escape.

Each bungalow is equipped with a super king sized bed, IDD telephone, flat screen TV, USB charging outlet, room safe, air conditioning, ceiling fans, hairdryer, nespresso machine, minibar, beachside shower, indoor and outdoor day beds, indoor garden view shower and private garden courtyard with open-air shower.

PREMIUM BEACHFRONT BUNGALOW (2 BEDROOM)

This stylish two bedroom Premium Beachfront Bungalow offers seclusion and elegance, allowing guests to experience the beauty of Aitutaki in spacious luxury. The beautiful blend of timber furnishings and Polynesian décor create a peaceful ambiance, providing the perfect setting to sit back, relax and watch the day go by.

The two bedroom Premium Beachfront Bungalow features two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a separate lounge area, making it ideal for luxury family holidays and group escapes. Each bungalow is equipped with air conditioning, super king size beds, IDD telephone, flat screen TV, USB charging outlet, room safe, ceiling fans, nespresso machine, minibar, beachside shower and a furnished private deck.

PREMIUM BEACHFRONT BUNGALOW PLUS

The contemporary and stylish Premium Beachfront Bungalow Plus offers privacy and harmony, allowing guests to feel as if they have a little piece of paradise all to themselves. The beautiful blend of timber furnishings and Polynesian décor create a peaceful ambiance, providing the perfect setting to sit back, relax and watch the day go by. 

The Premium Beachfront Bungalow Plus features a main bedroom and a separate room with two single beds, making it an ideal option for luxury family escapes. Each bungalow is equipped with air conditioning, super king size beds, IDD telephone, flat screen TV, USB charging outlet, room safe, ceiling fans, nespresso machine, minibar, beachside shower and a furnished private deck.

PREMIUM BEACHFRONT BUNGALOW
All Premium Beachfront Bungalows are situated directly on the white sand beach framing Aitutaki’s luminescent lagoon. Only your private deck separates you from the warm, sparkling waters. Guests have the option of leaving their deck blind raised to enjoy uninterrupted views of the sparkling lagoon, or lowering their blind for an increased sense of privacy. 
Each Premium Beachfront Bungalow boasts a private balcony facing the lagoon with daybed, table and chairs, and beachside shower. Premium Beachfront Bungalows offer a choice of king or twin bedding and are equipped with air conditioning, IDD telephone, flat screen TV, USB charging outlet, room safe, ceiling fans, hairdryer, nespresso machine and mini bar.

wellness & spa

Visit Tiare Spa to pamper yourself with a massage or one of our beauty treatments. Experience ultimate relaxation in a peaceful Polynesian setting while listening to the sound of the waves.

All facials feature Te Tika products, an all time favourite. Te Tika is a line of organic products made from ingredients exclusively from the Cook Islands and manufactured in Australia. The Te Tika range is also available for purchase at the Tiare Spa.

Enjoy a massage in the peaceful Polynesian setting of Tiare Spa, perched high above the breathtakingly turquoise waters of Aitutaki Lagoon.

Whether you seek a tranquil escape or are just looking for the perfect pamper, you will find the treatment that suits your needs during a consultation with one of the therapists.

Whatever treatment you choose to indulge in, our internationally trained team will make you feel relaxed, renewed and rejuvenated.


dining

Take in the mesmerising panoramic views over Aitutaki Lagoon dining on international cuisine and enjoying world class wines at Rapae Bay Restaurant. Offering the finest food and beverage, including local fresh Aitutaki produce and a sumptuous seafood, Rapae Bay will astound you with an elegant menu and service matched by no other.

Island Night – Every Wednesday night Pacific Resort Aitutaki celebrates unique South Pacific culture with a live performance featuring song and dance performed by local Aitutakians, accompanied by island drummers, guitarists and ukulele players: An opportunity to emerse yourself in authentic Cook Island culture – an experience not to be missed.

Sip on a refreshing cocktail or enjoy a casual meal poolside at the popular Black Rock Bar.

Named after the striking volcanic rocks that frame Amuri Beach, Black Rock Bar allows guests to relax and socialise whilst taking advantage of the food and beverage service available on the beach. Room service is available if you prefer to dine from the comfort of your own room.


Aitutaki, Cook Islands 🇨🇰

It’s just 45 minutes by air from Rarotonga but it feels like another world. Although there are some impressive, plush resorts, this island is slower and much less commercialised. Many visitors come on Air Rarotonga’s day tour or opt to stay at upmarket resorts, but there are still good-value accommodation options, and it’s worth spending a few days to slow down to island time.

Sunday is solemnly observed as the day of prayer and rest. Take the opportunity to see a local church service, as the singing is spine-tingling. Sunday flights from Rarotonga continue to inspire protest from elements of the island’s religious community, and you may see a few banners and placards when you arrive.

Aitutaki is shaped like a curved fishhook, and you’ll fly into the north of the island near O’otu Beach and the private Aitutaki Lagoon Resort. On the west side are most of the hotels and Arutanga, the island’s main town. On the east coast are the small villages of Tautu, Vaipae and Vaipeka. The motu around the edge of Aitutaki’s lagoon are uninhabited.

Cook Islands 🇨🇰

With a strong cafe culture, a burgeoning organic and artisan food scene, and a handful of bar and clubs, Rarotonga lives confidently in the 21st century. But beyond the island’s tourist buzz and contemporary appearance is a robust culture, firmly anchored by traditional Polynesian values and steeped in oral history.

North of ‘Raro’, the sublime lagoon of Aitutaki is ringed with tiny deserted islands and is one of the Pacific’s most improbably scenic jewels. Venture further and robust Polynesian traditions emerge nearer the surface. Drink home brew at a traditional ‘Atiuan tumunu (bush-beer drinking club), explore the ancient makatea (raised coral cliffs) and taro fields of Mangaia, or swim in the underground cave pools of Mitiaro and Ma’uke. The remote Northern Group is a South Seas idyll experienced by a lucky few.

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