Soon after landing in the Cook Islands, Rarotonga you can be kayaking on the crystal clear lagoon, sipping on your first cocktail or relaxing poolside at your beautiful resort. No matter where you are or what you want to do, the islands are yours to enjoy at your leisure.
The Cook Islands are simply a little South Pacific Paradise.
If you’ve never visited Rarotonga, Aitutaki and the Cook Islands before, read on and discover what so many of our regular visitors already know. We are a laid back destination and people, where everything is easy and there is a sense of freedom everywhere you go.
Cook Islands Weddings
Your big day in a little paradise is what dreams are made of. Our local wedding planners, celebrants, stylists, photographers, musicians, caterers, hairdressers and makeup artists are well experienced in delighting the most discerning brides and grooms from around the world. There are so many ways for your group to celebrate: it’s called a bridal party, after all, not to mention spa treatments and lagoon-front locations to prepare for the big day.
Ceremonies and Receptions
There are endless picturesque locations on either the main island of Rarotonga or the smaller island of Aitutaki. You can marry barefoot on a secluded beach at sunset, standing in a heart-shape of shells, in a whitewashed coral church with a spine-tingling gospel choir, on a private islet under a tropical flower arch, or beside the infinity pool of a luxury resort. Whatever your style or budget, there are dozens of different options in this tropical paradise and it truly is the island paradise of your dreams.
Whether an intimate secluded setting or arriving in a warrior outrigger canoe to your own private islet, our little paradise caters for all wishes.
Have your wedding reception casual and carefree, or in style with a gourmet meal at an elegant resort. Or enjoy a simply exquisite wedding breakfast of tropical fruit and champagne at the beach or garden.
Whatever your dream wedding, it can be a reality. There are specialist wedding planners, celebrants, florists, stylists, photographers, beauticians and hairdressers to make you and your day perfectly beautiful. Nothing here is hurried, but everything happens when you need it to.
Most resorts offer all-inclusive wedding packages including a variety of ceremony venues and options. Many have dedicated wedding planners, and there are also independent wedding planners and celebrants if you want to do your own thing.
Getting married in the Cook Islands is so simple.