Journey to Aitutaki, and discover why screen luminaries such as Marlon Brando, Cary Grant and John Wayne were all drawn here by such incomparable beauty. As the ONLY resort directly on the world's most beautiful lagoon, Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Spa is truly blessed. This exclusive all-bungalow resort is also the ONLY private island resort in the Cook Islands and is the ONLY one to offer that invention of incurable romantics - the Overwater Bungalow. And it is the only resort on Aitutaki with a truly Polynesian flavour, so you can truly savour what the South Pacific is famous for. Drink in the panoramic views of super-natural Aitutaki Lagoon from your own personal paradise, on your own private island, here at Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Spa. Truly, deeply, madly breathtaking. And that indeed is the measure of a life well lived.
The Cook Islands ONLY Overwater Bungalows, directly on jaw-dropping Aitutaki Lagoon; your breath will be taken away by the splendour of these surreal views. Exuding stylish tropical decor, the Overwater Bungalows come complete with air-conditioning, thatched roof, pandanus-lined walls, beautiful appointments, a refreshing open-air shower and direct access to the inviting lagoon waters. Warning: before you’ve stayed in an Overwater Bungalow you tend to wonder what all the fuss is about; once you’ve experienced an Overwater Bungalow, you’ll be spoilt for life!
The Beachfront Bungalow
The Beachfront Bungalows sit on the fine white sands of Akitua Private Island and look out across the translucent aqua waters of the O’otu Channel towards Aitutaki Lagoon, including views of the main island with its rustling palm trees and beautiful views of the setting sun. Equipped with super king size bed, delightful open-air shower, Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, satellite TV/DVD player, in-room movies, CD player/radio alarm clock, in-room safe, fridge, coffee/tea making facilities, hairdryer and bathrobes, the Beachfront Bungalow also includes its own private balcony with loungers overlooking the blue lagoon and sunset across the water.
Delux Beachfront Bungalow
Located on absolute beachfront upon the pristine white sand shores of Akitua Private Island with a spectacular, uninterrupted view of the vast blue of magnificent Aitutaki Lagoon; these are indeed among the very best views on Aitutaki, the entire South Pacific, and the world. Under the cool green shade of coconut palms, the Deluxe Beachfront Bungalows feature a super king size bed, affording a view directly from the bedroom out towards the spectacular vista of world-famous Aitutaki Lagoon. Other features include Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, satellite TV/DVD player, in-room movies, CD player/ radio alarm clock, IDD phone, in-room safe, fridge, coffee/tea making facilities, cool waffle-cotton bathrobes, hairdryer, and private verandah with sunloungers. Bungalows are serviced daily along with nightly turndown service each evening, and restaurant room service is also available.
Premium Beachfront Bungalow
Brand new and located directly facing the champagne sands of Sunset Beach on Akitua Private Island with magnificent views across the full expanse of Aitutaki Lagoon – the best views on Aitutaki! Under the cool shade of coconut palms, the 9 Premium Beachfront Bungalows feature a fabulous outdoor shower and a Californian super king size bed affording an uninterrupted vista out across the spectacular lagoon. Other features include Wi-Fi, cable TV, DVD player, radio alarm clock, refrigerator, coffee/tea making facilities, cool waffle-cotton bathrobes, private verandah with sunloungers and room service. Close to the Bungalows are hammocks strung under the palms right beside the serene lagoon, the ultimate in relaxation. Together with the Deluxe Beachfront Bungalows, these are the most romantic beachfront bungalows in the South Pacific with the Best Views on Earth of the World’s Most Beautiful Lagoon.
The Royal Honeymoon Pool Villa
Royal Honeymoon Pool Villa Te Arau is a stunning, totally secluded retreat fit for a king and his queen. Now you can truly experience the world’s most beautiful lagoon in the lap of this totally-private luxury pool villa. The Villa is designed for luxurious tropical living and features a draped 4-poster super-king bed, en suite with glorious open-air shower, air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, iPod dock, flat-screen TV + movies and DVD/CD player. The private swimming pool is flanked by a hydrotherapy spa bath in its own pavilion on one end and a romantic thatched daybed pavilion on the other. A separate third pavilion houses the full designer kitchen with indoor / outdoor dining.
Dining and Restaurants
Flying Boat Beach Bar and Grill
Imagine drinking in Aitutaki's best views as you enjoy a range of delectable dishes, divine cocktails, cold beers and fine wines. These are some of the world's best views to dine for! Flying Boat Beach Bar & Grill is named in honour of the glamorous Coral Route which saw such screen luminaries as Cary Grant, Marlon Brando and John Wayne journey to Aitutaki by flying boat to see for themselves one of the true wonders of the world. Flying Boat Beach Bar & Grill is especially ideal for a leisurely lunch as the sunshine plays on the endless blue of the lagoon. And you can even feed the lagoon fishes from the Flying Boat deck! One of the most beautiful dining experiences of a lifetime - right here at Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Spa, Aitutaki's best dining experiences. D
Located at Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Spa with views of the sunset across the Full Moon Channel, and is close to the swimming pool and the resort lobby. Named in honour of the first recorded European landing on Aitutaki by Captain Bligh and his men on the Bounty just 17 days before the infamous mutiny, our Bounty Brasserie is ideal for our famous Degustation Breakfasts or one of our enjoyable Theme Dinner evenings. It's also the perfect all-weather venue and offers a beautiful room for private group dinners, the largest private dining or function space on Aitutaki.
Are you looking for that perfect South Pacific Spa Holiday? Look no further than Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Spa's own SpaPolynesia Aitutaki, Aitutaki's complete spa. The perfect destination for deep relaxation and spa pampering, SpaPolynesia Aitutaki offers a wide range of spa therapy options including some delicious pamper packages combining the healing touch of massage with the rejuvenation and delight of facials, manicures, pedicures and more.
The ultimate in South Seas indulgence, SpaPolynesia Aitutaki offers a wide range of spa treatments from professionally-qualified and experienced spa and beauty therapists. Whether you're seeking a relaxing aromatherapy massage, a variety of body wraps, relaxing facials, healing reflexology, manicures and pedicures, or a full pamper package, SpaPolynesia Aitutakiis your private Oasis of Relaxation at Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Spa.
SpaPolynesia Aitutaki also offers couples a wonderful Jacuzzi and couple's sauna in which to deeply relax, and massage is available in-spa, on the beach or beside the pool. Using the finest spa products that nature has to offer, our Spa Therapists help deliver you to a different world, a different state of mind, a more deeply relaxed state of being. Relax. Recharge. Indulge.
For enhanced well being, our Fitness Centre combines the benefits of a Gym with the many physical activities available in our great outdoors including stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, outrigger canoeeing and more. A relaxing, healthy and re-energising spa getaway is yours at Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Spa.
Here at Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Spa, enjoy a complete resort vacation experience filled with possibilities.
Dip into any of the array of complimentary scheduled activities on the daily-changing Activities Program - learn to snorkel (easy if you're new to it, especially in our gentle lagoon), enjoy a kayak tour, stand-up paddleboarding tour, fish feeding,learn to dance the island 'ura (hula), make a fresh flower 'ei (lei), play the island log drums, play the ukulele, weave a sunhat from coconut fronds, tie a pareu (sarong), or husk a coconut. Or you can freely use the complimentary equipment from the Activities Beach Hut to go your own way, at your own pace, in your own style. There's stand-up paddleboards, kayaks, snorkelling gear, windsurfers, bicycles and more.
A popular pastime with our guests is to kayak across to the delightful, deserted Ee Motu (islet) directly in front of Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Spa. It's the perfect distance for a fantastic outing, not too far yet not too close. Order a Picnic Hamper from our Bounty Brasserie to take with you and have a very private picnic on the perfect beach there, just the two of you on a deserted island. Guests can also have the opportunity to learn how to make Ika Mata - The cook islands national dish, twice a week at an additional charge.