Villas, Holiday Homes and Lodges on Atiu, Cook Islands
Don’t worry, you won’t be scrolling through this article for long. Atiu only has two commercial accommodations set up for visitors, avoiding any threat of decision fatigue. What Atiu lacks in choice, however, it makes up for in service, as accommodations here provide lots of little extra things to make your stay on a less-developed island pretty seamless. A convenience store in the cupboards of your villa, a little bit of free WiFi and free babysitting services are just some of the additions you’ll find on Atiu that are practically unheard of in the Cook Islands’ more popular islands.
So where is there to stay on Atiu? Find out in this short albeit comprehensive list of the best Atiu accommodations.
It could be described that Atiu Villas is the closest thing to a “resort” on Atiu, but an ultra-boutique one at that. You have everything you need for an effortless stay on Atiu: a restaurant and bar, self-catering facilities in your villa, a larder in your room to buy grocery supplies, a tour desk, bicycle, scooter and car hire and even 500Mb free WiFi a day (trust us, that’s generous in the Cook Islands)! There are also excellent corners of the property to unwind island-style, whether it’s the swimming pool or the tennis court – the only grass tennis court in the Southern Cook Islands, might we add?
As for the villas themselves, you have the choice of a spacious studio villa with a double and single bed or a two-bedroom villa with one bedroom upstairs and a lounge. With high ceilings, tiled floors, pedal fans and ranch sliders onto a spacious deck nestled in gardens, the villas do what they can to remain airy on this humid island. (Don’t worry, mosquito coils are available in your villas’ larder for when you’re lounging outside). The timber lining, woven wall panels and carved artwork keep in tune with the local culture and environment.
More information on “Kura’s Kitchen“, the on-site restaurant and bar, can be found in The Food Guide to Atiu: Places to Eat & Food Tours.
Check Atiu Villas out:
Atiu Kopeka Lodge
Enjoy a more independent stay at one of the three individual holiday homes at Atiu Kopeka Lodge. Set among a tropical garden lined with natural forest, Kopeka Lodge offers a little more privacy for couples, groups and families.
While the plywood lodges are a little basic (you can’t expect luxury on Aitu), they are mostly functional with a full kitchen, lounge, bathroom and bedrooms with a twin or double set-up. The lodge offers a few generous inclusions, such as airport transfers, a continental breakfast on your first morning and babysitting services. They can also arrange vehicle rentals, shuttle services and tours. WiFi access is a little tricky, only getting a connection at reception and being required to purchase an internet voucher from the closest convenience store.
More About Atiu Accommodations
That’s it (yes, really), for the best Atiu accommodations. Now you know where to stay on Atiu, plan the rest of your getaway according to your travel style using the following guides:
- The Complete Travel Guide to Atiu on a Budget
- The Complete Travel Guide to Atiu for Families
- The Honeymoon & Romantic Getaway Guide to Atiu