Sustainable And Eco-Hotels In Cook Islands

The 8 Most Ethical And Sustainable Hotels In Cook Islands according to ETIC Hotels

Muri Heights Villas

ETIC carbon rating
32.1
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.8
/10

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Aitutaki Escape

Outdoor swimming pool,Airport shuttle (free),Room service,Restaurant,WiFi available in all areas,Free parking,Beachfront,Tea/coffee maker in all rooms,Private beach area,Breakfast
ETIC carbon rating
41.3
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.6
/10

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Kuru Club

ETIC carbon rating
32.1
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.6
/10

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Ocean Escape Resort & Spa

Outdoor swimming pool,Airport shuttle,WiFi available in all areas,Beachfront,Free parking,Spa and wellness centre,Non-smoking rooms,Tea/coffee maker in all rooms,Private beach area,Breakfast
ETIC carbon rating
32.1
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.5
/10

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Vaiakura Holiday Homes

Airport shuttle,WiFi available in all areas,Beachfront,Free parking,Private beach area
ETIC carbon rating
32.1
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.5
/10

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Heliconia Hideaway

ETIC carbon rating
32.1
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.5
/10

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Black Rock

Outdoor swimming pool,Airport shuttle,WiFi available in all areas,Free parking,Restaurant,Non-smoking rooms,Bar
ETIC carbon rating
32.1
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.5
/10

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Betela Beach House

WiFi available in all areas,Beachfront,Free parking,Non-smoking rooms
ETIC carbon rating
32.1
tCO2e
ETIC Silver rating
6.5
/10

From: N/A

COUNTRY PROFILE

Cook Islands

  • Official Name:Cook Islands

  • Capital:Avarua

  • Population:17,564

  • Area:236.7 km²

  • Major Languages:English, Cook Islands Maori

  • Major Religions:Christianity

  • Life expectancy:-

  • Currency:New Zealand Dollar

10 Things To Do In Cook Islands

  • 1. Relax on Aitutaki`s Lagoon

    Immerse yourself in pure tranquility as you unwind on the crystalline waters of Aitutaki`s lagoon. Bask in the breathtaking beauty that surrounds you, from the soft sands to the vibrant shades of blue that stretch out as far as the eye can see.

  • 2. Explore Rarotonga`s Cross-Island Track

    Embark on an unforgettable trek across Rarotonga`s lush interior, following the Cross-Island Track. Traverse through verdant rainforests, encounter refreshing waterfalls, and be rewarded with panoramic vistas that showcase the island`s natural splendor.

  • 3. Attend Te Maeva Nui Festival

    Immerse yourself in the vibrant celebrations of the Te Maeva Nui Festival. Experience the heart of Cook Islands` culture through traditional dances, rhythmic music, colorful costumes, and the joyous atmosphere of this annual event.

  • 4. Discover Aroa Marine Reserve

    Dive or snorkel into the underwater wonderland of Aroa Marine Reserve. Explore vibrant coral reefs teeming with diverse marine life, from vibrant fish to graceful sea turtles, as you discover the captivating beauty beneath the waves.

  • 5. Try Traditional Island Food

    Delight your taste buds by sampling the flavors of Cook Islands through traditional dishes. Savor ika mata (raw fish marinated in coconut), rukau (cooked taro leaves), and taro prepared in various ways, offering a true taste of the islands` culinary heritage.

  • 6. Visit Rarotonga`s Muri Night Markets

    Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of Rarotonga`s Muri Night Markets. Explore stalls filled with local crafts, jewelry, and art. Savor the aroma of local cuisine wafting through the air and enjoy live music and entertainment that captures the spirit of the Cook Islands.

  • 7. Dive to Explore Shipwrecks

    Embark on an exciting diving adventure to explore underwater shipwrecks around the Cook Islands. Discover the history and stories behind these submerged relics while navigating through clear waters and encountering marine life.

  • 8. Experience Sunday Church Service

    Immerse yourself in the cultural and spiritual fabric of the Cook Islands by attending a traditional Sunday church service. Witness the heartfelt hymns, the warm hospitality of the congregation, and the deep spiritual connection that is an integral part of local life.

  • 9. Enjoy Koka Lagoon Cruise

    Set sail on a Koka Lagoon Cruise to explore the turquoise waters and stunning landscapes. Engage in water activities like snorkeling, kayaking, and paddleboarding, all while surrounded by the natural beauty that makes Cook Islands a tropical paradise.

  • 10. Explore Mangaia, the Garden of the Cook Islands

    Embark on a journey to the remote island of Mangaia, often referred to as the "Garden of the Cook Islands." Discover its unique landscapes, from dramatic cliffs to lush forests. Engage with the local community and gain insights into the island`s rich cultural traditions.

5 Most Visited Cities In Cook Islands

  • Avarua

    Arutanga

    Muri

    Titikaveka

    Ngatangiia

When To Go To Cook Islands

  • The Cook Islands shine their brightest from May to October, a period that aligns with their dry season. During these months, the islands offer an idyllic backdrop for sun-soaked beach activities, water sports adventures, and exploration of their lush landscapes. The coral reefs, lagoons, and verdant scenery come alive under the warm embrace of the South Pacific sun. The Cook Islands` dry season is the perfect time to unwind, recharge, and indulge in the paradise that these enchanting islands offer.

Travel Recommendation And Useful Links For Cook Islands

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