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TravelPod Member ReviewsPalm Grove Vaimaanga
Great spot, with a beautiful beach. Breakfast included and a pool, couldn't ask for much more!
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... is a group of 15 small islands situated in
the middle of the South Pacific halfway between South America and Australia.
They are volcanic in origin and typically have lagoon reefs and lush tropical
vegetation. It is said that some of the best islands and beaches in the world
are amongst the Cook Islands. The islands have been populated by indigenous
Maori people for approximately three and half thousand years before more ...
... next brief stop was at the Fruits of Rarotonga store, another institution here. The store sells chutneys and fruit smoothies, but the big attraction is directly across the street: Some of the best snorkeling on the island. We had fond memories of this spot and are truly hopeful we'll have better weather to enjoy this activity before we leave the island. As it was, the wind was very strong, and the water was choppy and murky, not the clear, calm, otherworldly blue ...
... bloody owned the place. I would have quite happily sat back and
watched in amusement.
Overall, it is an Island paradise and we would love to go back when we are able to spend a bit more money on somewhere nicer to stay. Get a scooter and ride around and then head to Aitutaki which is meant to be amazing.
Stress of the week:
How long will it take us to cycle to the shop to get an Ice Cream? What beach should we go
... chips, olives, grilled banana etc... Loads!!
After the performance they set out another feast of pudding. The dancers then came out to the audience! Definitely git chosen by the hottie with his chest out... May have had a cheeky feel of it... Blame the vino!! Was a really good night.Didn't get too hammered... Walked back to our cosy cabbin... La-di-da... hmm hmm hmm...
"Heather, have you got the key?"
"No, I thought you had it?"
We started the day by agreeing to go to other side of Island with Craig and Siobhan. Had a good scooter ride to a nice beach area called Black Rock. Lesley, Kay and Bett then arrived by car. Decided to swim, paddle as beach nice and sandy and then continued around the island and found a little restaurant called Waterline, where many people ...