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    Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach

    Aroa Lagoon Marine Reserve | Aroa, Aroa Beach, Cook Islands
    011 682 25 900
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    • Excellent26%
    • Very good33%
    • Average23%
    • Poor11%
    • Terrible7%
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    “cook islands” (44 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Airport Transportation
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    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Facilities for Disabled Guests
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    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Advised to book in for a meal so did so the day before. We weren't staying at the resort. Arrived at appointed time and all the tables were empty. Got drinks. Then asked to be seated. Wanted a table close to the sea view where...More

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    Response from TRBR_ResortMgr, Manager at Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beachResponded 3 weeks ago

    “Kia Orana Warren B, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments on your dining experience at the Blue Water Grill Restaurant at the Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the Beach. As we have limited seating, we allocate tables to time of booking or specific table...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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    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 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Jason Napa, the sales & reservations manager, is one of the friendliest and most helpful people you could hope to meet. We had booked a ground floor Deluxe Beachfront Suite, with a spa and day beds in The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa, but on...More

    Thank PeterJT46
    Management response:Responded 1 week ago

    Kia Orana PeterJT46, Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry what I thought would be a nice room upgrade for you, didn’t fully meet your expectations. I am pleased I was able to organise a last minute stay at our private island resort Aitutaki...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    After holidaying earlier in the year with our children, it was nice to have a romantic time away with my wife. A beautifully appointed room on ground level with views of the lagoon. With the doors opened you can hear the roar of the surf...More

    Thank 674glenm
    Management response:Responded 1 week ago

    Kia Orana 674glenm, Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased to hear you are a returnee guest and you enjoyed this stay as much as previously. Our location right on Aroa Lagoon Marine Reserve is spectacular with the amazing sunsets and marine...More

    Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

    This is a authentic island style place to stay with beautiful gardens and settings. The rooms are very island like rooms, clean and tidy. I found the staff to be very friendly and very helpful in booking events and transport. We visited most of the...More

    Thank deacks
    Management response:Responded 1 week ago

    Kia Orana Deacks, Thank you for your lovely review of your recent stay. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed the tropical gardens and island style rooms, and had a very relaxing stay at our adults-only resort. The weather during your stay was unseasonably...More

    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Concierge
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast Available
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Banquet Room
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    • Tennis Court
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Price range
    • US$198 - US$484 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 49
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    20 August 2017|
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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
    15 August 2017|
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    Response from cookieabroad | Property representative |
    Okay it would be best to contact us via email rather than through this forum
    14 August 2017|
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    Response from TRBR_ResortMgr | Property representative |
    Kia Orana Helen, Thank you for your query. Please email me your full booking details to and I will be happy look at some options for you. Thank you and look forward to hearing from you Kind Regards, Haimona Browne Resort... More
    Room Tips
    "Can only comment on Meal as weren't staying there."
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    "Ground floor units allow you to walk straight out to teh lagoon."
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    "It appeared to me that every room was oceanfront."
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