You know the catchy, relaxing lyrics: "Off the Florida Keys, there's a place called Kokomo," goes the 1988 hit by The Beach Boys.
A flurry of new upmarket hotel and resort openings, new roads and a renewed spirit of optimism make this destination hard to beat.
The famed chefs from Three Blue Ducks create an eating experience in paradise.
Atiu's the third most visited island of the Cooks, but you'll still be one of only 500 tourists each year.
Boracay had become an insanely overdeveloped tourist trap; now it's back, and it's better.
The Pullman Nadi Bay Resort and Spa is the first five-star hotel in the Fijian tourism town of Nadi.
He could just about 'weep' with appreciation for its pristine, uncrowded beauty. And then there are the fish.
You've heard of elevator music, now see dazzling elevator art.
Rural Rarotonga is another world.
Relax poolside sans phone and let the kids get a feel for another simpler way of life.
Head west for Island life that is remote and pristine.
Everyone's excited about Nusa Dua's cool new beachfront-bar vibe.