Aitutaki. Cook Island. Polynesia. South Pacific Ocean. Inside one of the rooms of the luxurious Hotel Pacific Resort Aitutaki. This luxury 5 star Cook Islands accommodation is the perfect choice for a romantic and memorable honeymoon or relax family holiday. Pacific Resort Aitutaki boasts intimate boutique style accommodation in a simply amazing location that overlooks the stunning turquoise ocean. Relax, unwind and rejuvenate at Pacific Resort Aitutaki. Pacific Resort Hotel Group (PRHG) is delighted to announce that Pacific Resort Aitutaki has been named in HotelsCombined’s inaugural Stellar Stays Awards 2013. These awards have singled out 33 outstanding properties across Asia Pacific with Pacific Resort Aitutaki being the only Cook Islands property to make the cut.  HotelsCombined, the world’s leading hotel discovery and price comparison website, announced its “honour roll” list this week including the crème de la crème of hotels, with eight Australian properties recognised and another 25 from across Asia and the Pacific. Other properties in the region include the prestigious Four Seasons Bora Bora (French Polynesia), InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa (Fiji) and The Langham Auckland (New Zealand).  Kristen McKenzie, Head of PR and Community at HotelsCombined, said, “Judged on detailed criteria, the result is an independent selection of properties that are truly extraordinary on a variety of levels. Not only do these hotels boast a high satisfaction rating amongst both guests and travel industry experts, but they also strive to make a positive difference with dedicated environmental and community initiatives. Conscientious tourism is a subject we take very seriously at HotelsCombined as evidenced by our Green Hotels and Responsible Tourism Initiative. We are delighted to applaud those similarly working towards a more sustainable future for the industry.”  While most people think Aitutaki travel is all about relaxing, Aitutaki accommodation provide plenty of activities to keep you busy. The Aitutaki lagoon is the highlight of any Cook Islands travel. Water activities such as swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, deep sea fishing, and Aitutaki lagoon tours comprise most of the Aitutaki “To Do” list. When you imagine a South Pacific vacation, chances are it involves crystal clear water and brightly colored fish; look no further than the Aitutaki lagoon! You can easily snorkel the magnificent, turquoise water just off the beach but you won’t want to miss taking an Aitutaki lagoon tour and a chance to swim, snorkel, and explore one of the many motus (small islands) of Aitutaki. If your Aitutaki travel dreams include a chance to catch the big one, Aitutaki has several deep sea fishing charters. Aitutaki Cook Islands is also fast becoming known as a world class spear fishing destination in the South Pacific. And for those who want to see Aitutaki Cook Islands on a “deeper” level, then there are scuba diving tours that can take you outside the Aitutaki lagoon for a chance to see below the surface of Aitutaki. There are Aitutaki Cook Islands hotels that offer kayaks for their guests, as well as kayak rentals around the island, for those wishing to paddle. However you experience it, the Aitutaki lagoon will leave you wishing your Cook Islands vacation would never end! Back on land, the Aitutaki Lagoon has lots of opportunity for fun and adventure. Island Nights on Aitutaki are a must for any Aitutaki travel. From the hypnotic hips of Aitutaki’s beautiful women, to the raw power of the men, the succulent local buffet, to the soul-stirring drumming and singing, Aitutaki Island Nights are what travel to the South Pacific is all about.