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Cook Islands Paradise


A tiny chain of only 15 islands, the Cook Islands offer the ultimate escape from the civilized world. On this beautiful island adventure you will explore Rarotonga, a lush and beautiful place fringed with beaches and crowned with mountains at its center.

Boasting precipitous peaks and steep valleys similar to those of Tahiti, the capital island Rarotonga offers you a slice of heaven without the hype. Whether you want to shop for souvenirs or weave your way through fields on a motor scooter, this journey will show you all that the Cook Islands has to offer.


Trip Type: Romance & Honeymoon, Sun & Sand

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Day By Day

Day 1 – Fly USA to Rarotonga
Today you will begin your Swain Destinations customized itinerary. Please note, international air has not been included in this package price.

Day 2 – Welcome to Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Upon arrival at Rarotonga Airport, a driver will meet you to transfer you to your accommodation. 

Te Vakaroa Villas
Set right on Muri Beach, Te Vakaroa Villas is a remarkable gated haven, where all villas are beachfront and offer unsurpassed views of Muri Lagoon and beyond to the South Pacific Ocean. The contemporary designs of the six villas are sympathetic to the natural surroundings, complete with floor-to-ceiling sliders that open onto a large private patio overlooking their infinity pool and jacuzzi - the ideal places to unwind and enjoy a tropical cocktail.

Starting Accommodation: Te Vakaro Villas

Day 3 – Explore Rarotonga
Today, enjoy exploring the island of Rarotonga at your leisure. 

Rarotonga is a lush, beautiful place, fringed with beaches and crowned with mountains at its center. There are two concentric roads that ring the island, and most of Rarotonga's attractions are on or near one of them. Situated on the western coast, Arorangi was the first mission-built village on the island.

Starting Accommodation: Te Vakaro Villas (B)

Day 4 – Day at Leisure
Today is your day at leisure to explore the island of Rarotonga. 

Boasting precipitous peaks and steep valleys like those of Tahiti, the capital island Rarotonga offers you a slice of heaven without the hype. Hire a motor scooter and buzz past snow white beaches on the Ara Tapu road or weave your way through fields of paw paw on the older inland road. Shop for popular souvenirs like wooden carvings of the well-endowed fisherman god 'Tangaroa,' or take a class in Maori medicine on a Cultural Village Tour.

Starting Accommodation: Te Vakaro Villas (B)

Day 5 – Day at Leisure
Today is your day at leisure to explore the island of Rarotonga. 

You are able to hire a car to take you around the island. Go shopping for popular souvenirs like wooden carvings of the well-endowed fisherman, ride past the snow white beaches on the Ara Tapu road or weave your way through fields of paw paw on the older inland road.

Starting Accommodation: Te Vakaro Villas (B)

Day 6 – Day at Leisure
Today is your day at leisure to explore the island of Rarotonga. 

You are able to hire a car to explore the iconic South Pacific island that is much less traveled than most. There is ample time to learn about the Maori culture or to simply relax and enjoy the mesmerizing beaches. 

Starting Accommodation: Te Vakaro Villas (B)

Day 7 – Fly Rarotonga to USA
After checking out of your room, you have most of the day at leisure to continue exploring the island before meeting your driver back in the hotel lobby for your transfer to the airport. This evening, you will fly back to the USA.  (B)

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Pricing

Please note all prices listed below are approximations and subject to current rate of exchange adjustments. Each itinerary can be fully customized to your interests and needs.

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SWSP52179
Twin Share
12/1/2018 - 3/31/2019$1,405
4/1/2019 - 11/30/2019$1,825
12/1/2019 - 3/31/2020$1,405
Single Traveler
12/1/2018 - 3/31/2019$2,810
4/1/2019 - 11/30/2019$3,655
12/1/2019 - 3/31/2020$2,810


Terms and Conditions

Prices are per person, twin/double share in USD. All highlighted savings are reflected in the price. Travel may be limited to certain days of the week. Hotels and tours remain subject to availability. Cancellation penalties and other booking or alteration restrictions may exist. Please note blackout dates may apply to Christmas, New Year and local special event periods. Pricing may increase over Holiday and special event periods and may not be reflected in price grid. Prices indicated remain subject to change without notice. Prices are not guaranteed until full payment is received and processed. CST #2012413-20 See our full Terms and Conditions: www.swaindestinations.com/terms