If you want to escape to the end of the world, but in the literal sense, then the Cook Islands in Polynesia in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, is an ideal place for you. On the map, are barely visible. With picture-perfect beaches, stunning scenery and a relaxed lifestyle, the tranquil Cook Islands have been described as “Hawaii of 50 years ago.”
The string of emerald isles known as the Cook Islands is close to—nowhere.
The islands are spread over 850,000 square miles of ocean in the middle of the South Pacific, with Tonga to the west and Tahiti to the east. The feeling of being somewhere deliciously remote is a large part of the appeal of these sparsely inhabited islands. The 15 largest islands are split into two main groups, one in the north and one in the south. The southern group is made up of nine islands mainly of volcanic origin, although some, like Aitutaki, more closely resemble atolls. The majority of the population lives here, especially on the capital of Rarotonga. The northern group comprises six true atolls.
Unreal blue sea, tropical fish, coral reefs are the only scenes that you will see during his stay on the islands.
Many luxury hotels has its own resort, which are mainly designed as small houses that fit into the exotic atmosphere and nature on these islands, close to the beach and are set as luxury dwellings on the water.
The Cook Islanders pride themselves on their Polynesian culture and traditions, and visitors are warmly welcomed to share in them. Paradise is closer than you think.