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One Foot Island

Posted by on Aug 1, 2011 in Travel Tips | 4 comments

Tapuaetai or One Foot Island is one of 22 islands in the Aitutaki atoll of the Cook Islands. It is located on the southeastern perimeter of Aitutaki Lagoon immediately to the southwest of the larger island of Tekopua, seven kilometres to the east of the main island of Aitutaki.

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The island offers some of the attractions for visitors to Aitutaki. Tapuaetai Beach has been awarded “Australasia Main Beach at the ceremony held at the World Travel in Sydney in June 2008. Many visitors who enjoy Tingaki here, probably because the island offers a variety of beauty in it, swim and see the breeding of fish that swim freely.

Tapuaetai, or One Foot Island as it is more commonly known, is the most visited motu. It is famous for it’s beautiful white sand beach and shallow lagoon which stretches to neighboring Tekopua. There is no coral here and it is not a good snorkeling area.

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4 Comments

  1. These pictures are great! Makes me want to have a tropical getaway

  2. Beautiful. Now all I need is a rum drink. Cheers!

  3. I’ve been to Fiji but not the Cooks, these photos are certainly inspiring!!

  4. WOW! beautiful. Island is an stunning place with beautiful landscapes, amazing sights and mind blowing amusements. It is mainly famous for its resorts, beaches and stunning hotels. I am planning to go on family holidays and I think Island is a suitable place for family holidays.