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“Secret”
Review of One Foot Island

Ranked #2 of 16 things to do in Aitutaki
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Owner description: This tiny island in Aitutaki's beautiful lagoon contains a post office and a single cabin that can be rented by visitors. Most visitors just come for the day to experience the tranquil location and to snorkel in the lagoon.
London
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“Secret”
Reviewed April 16, 2009

Im not spilling the beans about Paradise. Who wants to share it...too many trippers and its not paradise anymore is it

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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“The nights are all yours..”
Reviewed November 12, 2006

Actually, I shouldn't be writing this review, mainly because there will be more attention to the possibility of staying in this part of paradise, but then again - this is a place that despite its very simple setting deserves to be mentioned.

Why just visit One-foot-island on a day tour, when there is an option of actually staying there.

We enjoyed some intense and beautiful days and more spectacular evenings in a very primitive - but charming hut, with what must be the most unspoiled evening views of Aitutaki Lagoon.

The only disruption was the daily boat of tourists that arrived at 11.00 and stayed until 14.00. At the exact time, that our daily feast of fried tuna steak was BBQed by our host, who also was kind enough as to bring food on a need basis.
Despite having a generator and a "fridge", we chose (after one noisy evening) to turn off both and at night time live in the lights of scented candles and the ever so awesome stars of the south pacific.

Don't expect anything from the hut (deserves not even ½ a star), but be prepared to swim away in a tropical paradise all by your self. Location, location. location...

Most of the time there is mobile coverage on the island, at least from the upstairs balcony of the hut. Remember to bring plenty of moskitorepellant and water. And just sit down, relax and enjoy the luxury of secluded-ness in a tropical friendly environment.
Days will just fly!

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Guernsey
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“Incredible”
Reviewed August 14, 2006

The most incredible island i have ever visited without a doubt. Beautiful blue waters, great snorkelling (especially around the old flying boat platform) and nothing to do but relax and soak up the beauty of the place. The sea is the most incredible colour of blue. The Aitutaki lagoon has been described as one of the best, if not the best in the world. It really is completely unparalled. Also get your passport stamped at the post office on One foot island!

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“Nothing but paradise”
Reviewed February 23, 2006

While staying on the island of Aitutaki, in the Cooks you MUST go on a lagoon cruise out to One Foot Island. The most amazing water in the entire South Pacific! I've traveled to Tahiti and Fiji...and nothing compares to the white sand and blue water that you will see in the lagoons of Aitutaki!

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