Cook Islands

Hotels in Cook Islands

Cook Island hotels are truly magical. The beaches are uninhibited, which adds to the private and laid back atmosphere. Hotels in the Cook Islands have everything you could imagine. If you are looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, then the Cook Islands is an excellent destination to do just that.

The Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Spa is located on Akitua Island. One of the nicest Cook Islands hotels, Aitutaki Lagoon, boasts overwater bungalows, a private pool and a spa. Adventure junkies can windsurf (compliments of the resort), ride bikes, hunt crabs and snorkel.

Little Polynesian Resort in Rarotonga is another excellent place to stay. Known as one of the best hotels in the Cook Islands, there are only ten bungalows. With the beach view and an amazing pool, this hotel offers plenty of great amenities. The suites are located right on the beach, so a quick afternoon dip is as easy as leaving your room and walking over to the ocean. The hotel also offers shows, tours, in-house spa treatments and much more.

The Tamanu Beach Resort is the perfect island getaway. With its amazing sunset views, beachfront restaurant and fresh water swimming pools, this resort offers amenities galore. The family operated hotel offers the full Polynesian experience including the weekly Island fire, a night of fire dancing, singing and more.

The KiiKii Motel has simple yet clean rooms, with kitchenettes and a pool outside.

Handwoven cream-on-white bedspreads brighten the hotel's 10 bungalows.

As Mike Henry, the Tamanu’s owner, says, “The Cook Islands are like Hawaii fifty years ago.”

Rising from one of these white-sand motu is Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Spa—which has the island chain’s only overwater bungalows as well as the new Villa Te Arau, a mod-Maori haven with black-pearl-shell inlays, woven-pandanus walls, and a private pool.