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Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach

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Aroa Lagoon Marine Reserve Aroa, Aroa Beach Cook Islands See on map
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4 Star accommodation
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A true taste of the exotic Cook Islands in the heart of the South Pacific, Sanctuary Rarotonga is an adults-only resort located on the pristine white sand shores of Aroa Lagoon. All suites are absolute ...More beachfront. Tropical buffet breakfast, many resort activities, and daily activities program are included in the nightly rate. The perfect location for a romantic honeymoon or a relaxed beach holiday. Three effortless Weddings in Paradise packages. A true South Pacific paradise. Less
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$202 - US$387 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Sanctuary Rarotonga-On The Beach Hotel Aroa Beach
Sanctuary Rarotonga-On The Beach Aroa Beach
Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Aroa Beach
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Reviewed yesterday

We are just returned form 10 days at Sanctuary and it is a very good name. It was so relaxed and comfortable, staff helpful and friendly. Our beach side room was all we could have asked for, loved the balcony and just sitting enjoying the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Highly recommend a stay at the Sanctuary, great staff and very clean,the swim up bar is great and highly recommend having an Island girl cocktail and the sister resort the Rarotongian is a great place to dine while watching the fish from the deck.More

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Response from Guide728154, General Manager at Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beachResponded 3 days ago

Kia Orana Pamela, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at the Sanctuary Resort. We are thrilled that you had such an enjoyable time whilst here in Rarotonga and that you enjoyed our prime location directly on Aroa Lagoon...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff were lovely - location excellent - food delicious - room cleaning could improve - excellent massage. Enjoyed all my excursions - Edgewater dinner and feast - Te Vara Nui spectacular - Progressive dinner - Island discovery tour - Lagoon cruise. TIP - island bus...More

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Response from Guide728154, General Manager at Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beachResponded 3 days ago

Kia Orana Pamela, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at the Sanctuary Resort. We are thrilled that you had such an enjoyable time whilst here in Rarotonga and that you enjoyed our prime location directly on Aroa Lagoon...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found the staff to be excellent and they could not do enough for you. I loved my room and the activities I partook in. The food prices in the resort was a little expensive. I would of liked more local food choices, too many...More

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Response from Guide728154, General Manager at Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beachResponded 1 week ago

Kia Orana Terina, Thank you for your kind review. I am delighted to hear such wonderful feedback regarding our helpful staff, and that you enjoyed the activities and your room. Our Island-fusion menu includes a lot of local fruits, vegetables and seafood, flavours and cuisine...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Sanctuary Resort, part of the wider Rarotonga on the Beach Resort, for a week recently. This resort isrestricted to adults (no families with children - they are welcome and catered to by the Rarotonga on the beach). We stayed in an...More

Thank SwinnTaylor
Response from Guide728154, General Manager at Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beachResponded 1 week ago

Kia Orana, Thank you for your review. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay at our adults-only resort, and found our staff a pleasure to interact. I will pass your compliments on to Moana, Praveen and Bruce and I know they will be...More

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4 September 2018|
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Response from Guide728154 | Property representative |
Just to clarify maggie100, there was a fire at our sister resort in Aitutaki some weeks ago, which damaged the Beach Bar and some adjacent buildings. The repairs are well underway and the resort is operating as normal.
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7 February 2018|
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I believe it was around $8-10 for beer, $10-12 for a glass of wine and $16 for drinks ($12 during happy hour).
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Response from TRBR_ResortMgr | Property representative |
Kia Orana. Thank you for your query. Please find below our WIFI rates available at the resort; $10 - 450MB $30 - 1,500MB $50 - 3,000MB WIFI access is resort wide. Please let me know if you have any further queries... More
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"Best to choose what you want they all apeared to be good and people we spoke to were happy."
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"We had a room upstairs beach front, and were watching whales from our our deck."
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"Sunday cleaning is LIGHT! Suggest saving NZ$15.00/day by opting for 'light' cleaning some days."
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"Level 1 rooms at the sanctuary have the best rooms and are quite private."
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