Into The Blue | An archipelago of gem-like atolls in the South Pacific
The Cook Islands are known for their stunning lagoons, and they certainly live up to the hype. The jewel in the crown is Aitutaki, a tiny island with 15 motu (islets). From above, Tapuaetai resembles a foot. At ground level, it's a postcard-worthy swathe of palm trees that lilt toward the turquoise lagoon and sandbanks.
The Cook Islands are an archipelago of gem-like atolls in the South Pacific, known for their breathtakingly blue lagoons and unwaveringly friendly residents writes Cathy Wagstaff.