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Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach

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  • Terrible7%
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“swim up bar”(50 reviews)
“cook islands”(45 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Adults only which is lovely. We had a room ùpstairs with a fantastic uninterrupted view of the reef. Our room was clean and tidy and very quiet (721). I had read some of the bad reviews and was concerned that booking here was a bad...More

Thank karleenowens
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Kia Orana Karleen, Thank you for your lovely review. I am thrilled to hear you loved your Beachfront Suite with amazing views out over the beautiful Aroa Lagoon Marine Reserve, and direct access to the swimming and kayaking. It was also a delight to hear...More

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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

Stayed here for 8 day’s for my son’s wedding, who were married on Aroa Beach, perfect place, perfect setting. The rooms are clean and spacious with good sized bathrooms and showers. We stayed on the ground floor and walked out our door onto the beach....More

Thank Monique S
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Kia Orana Monique, Thank you for your lovely feedback. I am delighted to hear you had such a fabulous stay for your sons wedding and found our location, with direct beach access and stunning sunsets, to be amazing. It was our pleasure to have you,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location for couples or families with older children over 16. Interconnecting rooms available. Relaxing, peaceful. Thanks so much to Anisha, Lisa, Apii, Praveen, Rosa and all the staff. We loved your happy smiles and included breakfast was fantastic.More

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Thank 306nic
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Kia Orana, Thank you for your feedback and kind comments. I am delighted to hear you had a wonderful stay and our staff made you feel at home, I will be sure to let them know how much of an impact they made on your...More

Reviewed 13 January 2018

Positives: We had a lower floor room so it was nice being able to walk straight on to the beach Nice comfy big bed Nice bathroom - with decent shower Food ok Negatives: Screen doors didn't lock Bathroom wasn't particularly clean - waste in shower...More

Thank porkynz
Management response:Responded 16 January 2018

Kia Orana, Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your recent stay with us. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your Beachfront Suite, and the easy accessibility to the beach. I apologise for the shortfalls you experienced during your stay....More

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Breakfast Available
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Chris W
7 February 2018|
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
Agree with ,Jack.re prices.Check out other resorts where you can walk into their bars and enjoy their happy hour.All prices for drinks and meals comparable to NZ.
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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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"Our room was 710 - lower level and straight on to the beach"
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"Upper floor - if you like doors open during the night and don't want to feel like anyone can just waltz..."
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"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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