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Cook Islands Sampler

Learn local island traditions and customs from congenial native guides in this natural paradise. Largely unspoiled, the Cook Islands offer a rare opportunity to experience islands untouched by the tourist trail. Remarkable Rarotonga is a sea lover’s paradise; lagoon cruises, sport fish, diving and sailing are a few of the adventures waiting for you to embark upon them. The Cook Island Sampler is the perfect gateway to this pristine net of island set in the Pacific.

Trip Type: Family, Romance & Honeymoon, Sun & Sand


Cook Islands Sampler
Cook Islands Sampler
Cook Islands Sampler
Cook Islands Sampler

Day By Day

Day 1 – Travel to Rarotonga

Welcome to Rarotonga. Upon arrival, walk towards the baggage area to meet your driver who will take you directly to your accommodations.

Starting Accommodation: Pacific Resort Rarotonga

Day 2 – Rarotonga at Leisure

Rarotonga is a lush, beautiful place, fringed with beaches and crowned with mountains at its center. There are 2 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. Boasting precipitous peaks and steep valleys similar to those of Tahiti, the capital island Rarotonga offers you a slice of heaven without the hype.

Starting Accommodation: Pacific Resort Rarotonga
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 – Rarotonga at Leisure

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: Pacific Resort Rarotonga
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 – Rarotonga at Leisure

The Pacific Resort is center stage at Rarotonga's premier location, Muri Beach. Luxurious landscaping compliments an intimate collection of 64 rooms, offering studio, one or two bedroom units and villas, with poolside, beachfront or garden location. All rooms feature air-conditioning, overhead fans, and insect protection, along with modern Polynesian decor and furnishings..your comfort is priority. Muri Beach is an ideal spot for water activities and Pacific Resort offers complimentary snorkeling gear. Kayaks, sailing craft and pedal boats are available for rental. There is also the stunning secluded inland freshwater swimming pool.

Starting Accommodation: Pacific Resort Rarotonga
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 – Rarotonga at Leisure

Spend the day enjoying the resort at Pacific Resort Rarotonga. You may wish to have a massage on the beach, explore the reef and lagoon or learn to play the ukulele!. Sandals Restaurant and the Barefoot Bar are the dining venues, or you may dine on the beach with sand between your toes. Enjoy Pacific Cuisine from the all day menu featuring honest resort food. Pacific Resort Rarotonga is a special place on Muri Beach where you can enjoy Cook Islands hospitality, gracious Polynesian services, at a pace that will cure and soothe the pressures of other lifestyles.

Starting Accommodation: Pacific Resort Rarotonga
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 – Rarotonga at Leisure

This day is at your leisure. Explore the surrounding area on your own or on one of our additional day excursions.

Starting Accommodation: Pacific Resort Rarotonga
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 – Depart Rarotonga

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

Meals: Breakfast


Package Level: Superior

Pricing for this package is on request. Please call a Swain Destinations Specialist to customize this journey.

Terms and Conditions

Prices are per person, twin/double share in USD. All highlighted savings are reflected in the price. Price does not include airfare unless otherwise stated. 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



5 Nights


Pricing on request




  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • 5 nights Rarotonga
  • Meals: 5 breakfasts
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