The locals are warm and friendly, the culture is attractive and engaging, the beaches, lagoons, mountains and forests are pristine. There are cafés, restaurants, beach bars and nightlife, and countless outdoor adventure and shopping experiences. It's not hard to love this little paradise! Importantly, the pace is pleasantly 'island time!'
Situated in the South Pacific Ocean, the Cook Islands is in the same time zone as the Hawaiian Islands, our northern hemisphere cousins.
Rarotonga, Cook Islands' biggest island and gateway, is around four hours flying time from Auckland.
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the only airline serving the Cook Islands is Air New Zealand from Auckland.
enjoycookislands.com is the online companion to the long-established Cook Islands Sun publications.
The latest editions of the Cook Islands Sun, the Guide to Eating & Drinking in Rarotonga, the Guide to Accommodation in the Cook Islands, and maps of Rarotonga, Aitutaki, Atiu and Mangaia, can be viewed from this website; simply click on the publication names highlighted above, or throughout the website.
As you navigate enjoycookislands.com you will notice Trip Favourites. Using Trip Favourites allows you to save activities, accommodation, or destinations so you can easily view them from one point later. Look for the Add to Favourites button on the pages.
Enjoy the 'flip page' version of the latest Cook Islands Sun magazine below.
Visit the Cook Islands soon: there is no place quite like it!
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Part of the Pacific Resort Hotel Group of luxury resorts and accommodation, Rarotonga’s Little Polynesian Resort is committed to healthy eating for their guests. The Cook...
Part of the Pacific Resort Hotel Group of luxury resorts and accommodation, Rarotonga’s Little Polynesian Resort is committed to healthy eating for their guests.