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Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only

4-star4 stars
Aroa Beach & Marine Reserve, Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Adults-only beachfront resort with outdoor pool, near Aroa Beach
  • Free parking
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Restrictions related to your trip

Cook Islands may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19. 

  • everything was there for us to do, loved the Adults only, beautiful locationFeb 28, 2020
  • It was on a fabulous location for snorkeling. That’s about it.Feb 26, 2020

Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only

More Info: 6823 2342

from S$221
  • Suite, Beachfront
  • Honeymoon Suite (Spa)
  • Suite, Beachside

What’s around Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only

Landmarks

  • In Tapere of Rutaki
  • Aroa Beach - 1 min walk
  • Wigmore's Waterfall - 44 min walk
  • Rarotonga Golf Club - 4.4 mi / 7.1 km
  • Tikioki Beach - 4.6 mi / 7.4 km
  • Muri Night Markets - 6.1 mi / 9.8 km
  • Punanga Nui Market - 6.8 mi / 10.9 km
  • Te Rua Manga - 8.3 mi / 13.4 km

Getting around

  • Rarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.) - 18 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 49 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Cook Islands may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19.
Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions and an access code. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum guest age is 16
  • Minimum check-in age is 16

Travelling with others

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • WiFi in public areas*

  • WiFi in rooms*

Transport

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking

  • Free offsite parking nearby

Offsite

  • Shopping center shuttle*

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Caters to adults only
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Swim-up bar
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Kayaking on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Snorkeling on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • One meeting room
  • Conference center
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 4
  • Year Built - 2010
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
Accessibility
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchairs available on site
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Separate sitting area
  • Furnished balcony or patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

Spa

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. There are 2 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and reflexology.

Dining

Blue Water Grill Pacific - This beachfront restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered. Reservations are required.

Recreation

On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Tennis on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Snorkeling on site
  • Volleyball on site

Nearby

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only’s small print

Also known as

  • Sanctuary Hotel Rarotonga-on beach
  • Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only Resort Rarotonga
  • Sanctuary Rarotonga-on beach
  • Sanctuary Rarotonga-on beach-Adults Resort
  • Sanctuary beach-Adults Resort
  • Sanctuary Rarotonga-on beach-Adults
  • Sanctuary beach-Adults
  • Sanctuary Rarotonga On The
  • Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only Resort
  • Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only Rarotonga

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

  • The seasonal pool is open from January to December.
  • Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

    Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool.

    This property does not have elevators.

    Parties and events are allowed on site. 

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

    Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

    Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

    Contactless check-out is available.

    Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

    Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

    Transfers via airport shuttle are required and must be arranged at least 72 hours before travel by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

    For transfers, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

    Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

    The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

    This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

    Optional extras

    Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

    Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

    Rollaway beds are available for NZD 95.0 per night

    Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of NZD 28 per person (approximately)

    Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NZD 60 per person (roundtrip)

    WiFi is available in guestrooms for NZD 10 per night (rates may vary)

    WiFi is available in public areas for NZD 10 (1-device limit, rates may vary)

    Shopping center shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

    FAQs for Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only

    • Does Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only offer free cancellation for a full refund?
      Yes, Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
    • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only?
      This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and requires staff to wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
    • Is parking offered on site at Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only?
      Yes, there's free self parking.
    • Is there a pool at Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only?
      Yes, there's a seasonal outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
    • Are pets allowed at Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only?
      Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
    • What are the check-in and check-out times at Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only?
      You can check in from 3 PM - anytime. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-out and contactless check-out are available.
    • Are there restaurants at or near Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only?
      Yes, Blue Water Grill Pacific offers beachfront dining, local and international cuisine, and garden views. Nearby restaurants include Waterline (2.4 mi), Spaghetti House (3.1 mi), and Kikau Hut (3.8 mi).
    • Is airport shuttle service offered by Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only?
      Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is NZD 60 per person roundtrip.
    • What is there to do at Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only and nearby?
      Have fun with onsite activities like kayaking, rowing, and snorkeling and improve your game at the onsite tennis courts. Additional recreation onsite includes volleyball. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the resort's other amenities, which include a private beach and a seasonal outdoor pool. Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only also has a fitness center, spa services, and a picnic area, as well as a garden and access to a nearby outdoor pool.

    Recent reviews

    Very good 8.2 From 136 reviews

    Exceptional 10.0
    The place feels clean and fresh. A nice balance between a beachside house and a touch of luxury
    Hilty, au5 night romance trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Beautiful resort, really friendly staff and good location! Amazing four day stay at this place and would definitely come again!
    Kat, au4 night romance trip
    Very good 8.0
    Be ware of extra charge during check in
    We stayed here for a few nights. The hotel itself is very nice. We booked a beach room. It was on the first floor and you could just walk out to the beach. Very small beach but nice. The bus that takes you around the island is right in front of the hotel. We never ate in the hotel so I can’t comment on the food. The only thing that I did not like about the hotel at all was the horrible customer service provided at the hotel, from several employees during check in and check out. First of all, we arrived late at night and they told us that the room I booked was not available. So they wanted to put us in a lower category room in the other building. Then suddenly the room I booked appeared. Second, they told me that my room was not paid for, and they were trying to charge me double of what I paid. Internet was horrible in the lobby and rooms. I pulled up my confirmation from Hotels.Com that showed very clearly that the room was paid in full. Along with credit card statement. And they still did not believe me. After a while they allowed me to check in. During check out, I had the same issue. They wanted to charge me for an extra night at double the price!!!!! Very poor customer service!!!! Thank God I had all my prove of what I paid. No reason to treat paying guest like this Otherwise perfect resort in a wonderful island
    Belkis, us1 night trip
    Very good 8.0
    We checked in at 7pm and checked out at 10am due to flights so can only comment on room, service and location. - amazing bedroom, comfy bed, white sheets and towels. Lovely bathroom, big shower, free toiletries but should rethink Single use plastic. Liked they had put a jug of cold water in fridge rather than bottles. Lots of tea/coffee in room. Good size room especially important if staying for few days. Nice beach section. Staff we encountered friendly! We even were able to shower after checking out and getting our flight used their pool towels. Location wise, nothing is close by so will need to use bus which stops at hotel or hire a scooter. Restaurant food we had in evening was average.
    Andy, gb1 night trip
    Very good 8.0
    Check for stormy season before you travel, also suggest you check out the other islands rather than staying just on Rarotonga
    Robert, gb3 night trip
    Very good 8.0
    Reception staff attitude could be improved. Rooms are too close each other and could hear other guest’s noise, then sometimes did not feel private. Location, private beach and adult only policy are excellent. It was good that we could use all the facilities throughout the resort.
    au1 night romance trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Everything about the Sanctuary was perfect....pure bliss!!!!
    Margaret, au11 night romance trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Great location on marine reserve. Lovely beaches. Nice rooms with AC and fan. Friendly staff. Fabulous food. Comfy bed.
    DARYL, au9 night romance trip
    Good 6.0
    The property needs a lot of TLC. Parking is across the street and no one offered to help us with our luggage. Overpriced for what you get. The one plus is the snorkeling is nice right in front of hotel.
    us1 night romance trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Amazing stay.
    Sanctuary Rarotonga was amazing. From check in to check out we had a fabulous time. Staff were just outstanding. We had a beachfront room and it was an amazing view right from your bed. The room itself had everything we needed. Room service was great. Will definitely go back soon.
    Pare, au7 night trip

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