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Akitua Island

Relax in a luxury bungalow on a remote islet where a blue lagoon and an untouched reef teeming with tropical fish are close and convenient.

Akitua Island in the Cook Islands has a lovely private resort, the luxurious 5-star Aitutaki Lagoon Resort and Spa. Lie on sweeping white beaches and wade in the blue-green waters that encircle this small islet. Luxury accommodations and a laid-back South Pacific atmosphere make this an idyllic getaway.

Learn about the legends and movie stars that add to the history of this tropical atoll. The first Polynesians came to Aitutaki through the Ootu Pass where the resort is located. In the 12th century, legend says the famed warrior Ru, his four wives and large family came to the island of Aitutaki through this pass. In the 1950s, John Wayne and Cary Grant traveled to Akitua during the age of Solent flying boats.

Stay in a private bungalow on the water and wake to picturesque views of the azure lagoon. Bathe in an open-air shower, relax in a hammock and shed all remaining tension with a spa and massage treatment.

Spend days on untouched beaches wading in luminous water. Explore Aitutaki Lagoon on a glass-bottom boat, sail to One Foot Island and walk on the ancient sandbar called Nude Island, named for its lack of vegetation. Snorkel or scuba dive in the marine reserve, windsurf, canoe or kayak on the lagoon, explore thick rainforest by day and look out over the Pacific Ocean to the night sky.

The resort offers many in-house activities. Move your hips in Polynesian dance lessons, keep your mind sharp with a game of giant chess or stay agile while crab hunting and crab racing. Make a sun hat from coconut palms and learn to play the ukulele while sitting in the shade under a tree.

As the golden sun sets over the water, sip a cocktail and listen to the sound of gently lapping waves. Akitua is located north of the Aitutaki Lagoon. Access the island by a 2-minute private ferry ride from Aitutaki.


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Aitutaki Lagoon Private Island Resort-Adults Only ¥33,715
Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020
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Aitutaki Lagoon Private Island Resort-Adults Only

Aitutaki Lagoon Private Island Resort-Adults Only

Aitutaki Lagoon, Motu Akitua, Akitua Island
     
    4.3 of 5
    4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    The resort is located on a private island and is adults only. We particularly love the site as it is on the best part of the lagoon - surrounded by pristine waters. The management and staff are extremely hospitable and get to know each and every guest. Some of the units are currently being upgraded ...

    Tamanu Beach ¥33,216
    Reviewed on Dec 12, 2019
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    Tamanu Beach

    Tamanu Beach

    Main Road, Aitutaki
       
      4.3 of 5
      3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

      Our villa was well appointed and having absolute beach front was a bonus. The restaurant prices were a bit expensive but very well presented.

      Pacific Resort Aitutaki ¥78,509
      Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020
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      Pacific Resort Aitutaki

      Pacific Resort Aitutaki

      Amuri, Aitutaki
         
        4.6 of 5
        5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        breathing taking lagoon, beautiful property, excellent service.

        Kuru Club Aitutaki ¥15,140
        Reviewed on Feb 29, 2020
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        Kuru Club Aitutaki

        Kuru Club Aitutaki

        Main Airport Road, Aitutaki
           
          3.9 of 5
          4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          The hotel itself lacks in so many ways. Chairs have been rusted for decades, not years. Shower head sprays in every direction, not just down..but the thing that makes it hard to review this hotel in any negative night is the hotel manager, Rupe, and his uncanny ability to be SO kind, to make guests ...

          Aitutaki Escape
          Reviewed on Dec 1, 2018
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          Aitutaki Escape

          Aitutaki Escape

          Amuri, Aitutaki
             
            4.8 of 5
            5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            Paradise is the best way to describe this beautiful serene place. The units have their own slice of beach, and a beautiful pool as well. Wonderful facilities, natural timbers, & stone featured through out the unit. The hosts are fantastic, and having dinner under the stars is just one of the many ...

            Etu Moana Boutique Beach Villas ¥38,638
            Reviewed on Feb 16, 2020
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            Etu Moana Boutique Beach Villas

            Etu Moana Boutique Beach Villas

            Amuri Road, Aitutaki
               
              4.8 of 5
              4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              Beach front property, very well equipped also ideal for water activities.

              The Reef Motel Aitutaki
              Reviewed on Oct 15, 2019
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              The Reef Motel Aitutaki

              The Reef Motel Aitutaki

              Arutanga, Nikaupara, Aitutaki
                 
                3.6 of 5
                2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                pool was nice location close to town nice owner easy to rent scooters

                Ranginui's Retreat
                Ranginui's Retreat

                Ranginui's Retreat

                Ootu Beach, Aitutaki
                   
                  2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Situated in Aitutaki, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ee and Ootu Beach. Aitutaki Golf Club is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) away.

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