It’s the dream of many to be able to pack their bags and head to a place completely new and exotic, a far cry from the bustling and congested city life that easily takes over the schedule of many. Even for just a couple of days of being “away from it all” is enough to recharge and be completely invigorated. One of the places people can escape to for this purpose is beautiful Cook Islands.
Most are probably acquainted with the secluded spot of these famous islands used for the hit reality show, Survivor. The mind-blowing panoramic view is a sensory treat which is a delightful taste of paradise on earth. The incredibly clear waters are perfect for outdoorsy folks who want to explore the rich underwater world abundant with beautiful marine life.
However, for those who are really intent on taking it slow and just chilling, there are certain areas of the Cook Islands which have been developed for full comfort and relaxation. As far as accommodation goes, Rarotonga has a wealth of budget-friendly but oh-so luxurious provisions. From grand villas with a pool, to tropical cottages a short hike away from the beach, to lovely and spacious bungalows perfect for a small family, to eco-friendly living spaces, to discounted beach houses that are nothing short of comfort and style – they’re all available in Rarotonga!
Any accommodation in Rarotonga boasts of easy access to the serene setting of the beaches as well as the world-class facilities scattered throughout the island. Tourists can enjoy a morning invigorating jog or stroll, or session of yoga at the beach. There are also spas scattered all over Rarotonga for those who need therapy for their tired bodies; from traditional spa treatments to world renowned massage therapies, they’re all available at budget-friendly prices.
The Papua Falls is the island’s sole waterfall. It’s incredibly beautiful and a favourite go-to of tourists who want to spend a hot day cooling off under the pressure of the waterfall. It’s accessible through leisurely horse-guided tours provided by locals and hotels.
People who have already visited this enchanting island even claim that for all the relaxing provisions, the rates for the accommodation in Rarotonga are relatively low. This naturally generates more tourism to the area, but the amazing thing is that it never gets incredibly busy in Rarotonga – when people go there for a relaxing getaway, that’s exactly what they get. A trip to this island is truly a worthwhile splurge – it can ignite glorious memories aplenty and revive tired body and spirits.