• The Aitutaki Lagoon Private Island Resort in the Cook Islands is for sale.
  • This slice of paradise comes at a cost, though, and is on the market for $23 million (£17 million).
  • The luxury resort comes with 36 bungalows, restaurants, bars, pools, and a gym.
  • There are 45 years left on the lease.

The Aitutaki Lagoon Private Island Resort in the Cook Islands is on the market – and if you have $23 million to spare, it looks pretty stunning.

The 27-acre private island resort – which claims to be a popular tourist and honeymoon spot – comes with 36 bungalows, a spa, air conditioned gym, swimming pool, water sports hut, restaurants and bars, and a gift shop, according to the listing on Coffeys Tourism Property Brokers.

The resort is a two-minute ride by a small private ferry from the main island of Aitutaki, according to Booking.com. Aitutaki island is a 45-minute flight from the neighbouring island of Rarotonga.

private island

Foto: source Google maps

Naturally, this slice of paradise comes at a cost. It’s on sale for $32,290,000 (NZD), equivalent to around $23 million or £17 million, plus Cook Islands government taxes if applicable.

Take a tour of the island below:

beach

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Foto: source Coffeys Tourism Property Brokers

14 of the resort’s 36 bungalows are beachfront, with nine “premium” beachfront, seven overwater, five “deluxe” beachfront, and one “royal honeymoon” pool villa.

island 2

Foto: source Coffeys Tourism Property Brokers

They look pretty luxurious inside. Below, one room features a four-poster bed with white drapes, which offsets the polished wooden finish of the floor, furniture, and shutters.

BEDROOM

Foto: source Coffeys Tourism Property Brokers

Some of the thatched beachfront bungalows offer pretty nice-looking views of the Aitutaki lagoon. You can download the full prospectus here.

BED 2

Foto: source Coffeys Tourism Property Brokers

The bathroom pictured below features his and hers sinks and is decorated with local Polynesian flowers and shells.

BATHROOM

Foto: source Coffeys Tourism Property Brokers

On top of the bungalows, you’ll find a swimming pool, two restaurants and bars, a spa, an air conditioned gym, a water sports hut, and a gift shop.

BENCH

Foto: source Coffeys Tourism Property Brokers

The sale of the South Pacific resort comes with a 60-year lease that began in 2003, so it has 45 years left. It’s renewable upon agreement with the landowner, the listing says.

PARADISE

Foto: source Coffeys Tourism Property Brokers

It’s worth mentioning that there are restrictions on foreign ownership, so, should you have a spare $23 million in the bank, you’re advised to seek advice from local counsel before making any rash decisions.

But it does look like paradise.