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Atiu: An Untouched Paradise

27th October 2017

Atiu: An Untouched Paradise

By travel.startsat60.com

Photography by @atiu_island (Instagram)

For the more intrepid travellers, whose idea of sitting on a beach drinking cocktails isn’t enough adventure, the island of Atiu is for you.

Atiu is the place for you

While a lot of people travel to the Cook Islands to see the main island of Rarotonga or to experience the famous island of Aitutaki for its spectacular beaches, there’s another little island that’s perhaps the Cook Islands’ best-kept secret.

Atiu is an island playground – one of those far-flung places that seem like an utterly unreachable paradise. But, the thing is, it’s not unreachable, in fact it’s easily accessible – it’s just one extra step further than Rarotonga. Direct flights run from Australia, New Zealand, and LA to Rarotonga, and from there it’s a short connecting flight on Air Rarotonga to Atiu.

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