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Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach

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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good32%
  • Average23%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
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Wifi
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Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
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4 Star Hotel
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 beachfront. Tropical buffet breakfast, many resort activities, and daily activities...
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Aroa Lagoon Marine Reserve | Aroa, Aroa Beach, Cook Islands
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6,5 km to Rarotonga Airport
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to enjoy a great holiday in Rarotonga, I wouldn’t stay here. We were really looking forward to our trip away and returning to this hotel. Our experience last visit was great BUT how things have changed. We have just returned from a...More

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Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Kia Orana, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am pleased to hear you felt your guest suite was a good size, and I hope you enjoyed the view over the Aroa Lagoon Marine Sanctuary. I apologise that your electronic door-entry...More

Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 12 September 2017

A wonderful location on the island, safe waters for swimming and other water activities. Very quite and relaxing . Comfortable beds and lovely rooms. Staff are helpful and food was excellent. All in all a good time was had by all.More

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1  Thank Nannywazo
Management response:Responded 21 October 2017

Kia Orana Nannywazo, Thank you for your wonderful 5* review. We are delighted to hear you also think this is paradise, and enjoyed our wonderful location right on Aroa Lagoon Marine Reserve, with the safe swimming and quiet and relaxing environment. We are also pleased...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 11 days. Each and every room has a view of the lagoon, we where on the upper floor which I felt gets a slightly better view . Breakfast was included, but nothing to write home about, just local fruit and cereals...More

Thank tess1166
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Kia Orana Tess, Thank you for your review. I am pleased to hear you found the Resort staff friendly and helpful, and you enjoyed the views from your Beachfront Suite. Our complimentary continental tropical buffet includes seasonal fresh island fruits, fresh fruit salad, home-stewed fruits,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took an upper floor beachfront room. Fantastic views across the beautiful private beach and over the lagoon to the outer reef. Close enough that we could hear the surf, but not so close it was annoying or interfering. The rooms are spacious, comfortable and...More

1  Thank Nick F
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Kia Orana Nick Thank you for your review. I am delighted to hear that you personally had no issues at all, and enjoyed your spacious and comfortable Beachfront Suite, with amazing view over the lagoon. It is also great that you enjoyed the adults-only pool...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a good stay. the staff were very friendly, the food was excellent, especially the platters. We would recommend the resort to others. Great idea suppling all the activity you need to do out in the lagoons.More

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Thank scottysmeats
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Kia Orana, Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased to hear you had a relaxing and peaceful stay at our adults-only resort, and that you enjoyed the complimentary use of the water sports equipment with which to explore the abundant marine life in...More

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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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Chris W
7 February 2018|
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Response from SnarkyGuppy | Reviewed this property |
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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akwales
20 August 2017|
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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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HelenL1000
15 August 2017|
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"Ask for upper floor for the best views."
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"Buckets for ice, long handled broom for each room to sweep the sand up."
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"Avoid Sunday feast unless you don't mind out of control children all over the buffet."
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"Definitely book an upstairs room for the beautiful views"
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