Located in Titikaveka, Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel is adjacent to Maire Nui Botanical Gardens and a short stroll from Tikioki Marine Sanctuary. This 17-room, 3-star resort has free breakfast, a private beach, and free self parking. It's on the waterfront and also near Te Vara Nui Village and Muri Lagoon.

Dining

Start your day off right with a free continental breakfast, served each morning from 8 AM to 10:30 AM. Enjoy a bite to eat at Sands Restaurant, the resort's onsite restaurant.

Rooms

The 17 recently renovated accommodations feature kitchenettes and furnished balconies or patios, and there's space to spread out with sitting areas. Guests can expect to find WiFi and 32-inch LCD TVs with satellite channels and DVD players. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Coffee makers, safes, and phones are also standard.

Property features

Guests staying at Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel enjoy a private beach, WiFi in public areas, and a library. There's free parking, and an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for NZD 20 per person one way. Front-desk staff can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this beach resort include free newspapers, a terrace, and laundry facilities.

Highlights

  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Private beach

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Step outside to unwind on the white sand beach. Have fun in the sun at Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel with summer activities like snorkeling and kayaking.

A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. The resort offers a restaurant. Public areas are equipped with high-speed wireless Internet access (surcharge). This beach resort also offers a garden and a terrace. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel has designated areas for smoking.

  • Luggage storage 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Year Built 2000 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Picnic area 
  • Library 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Garden 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 17 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Terrace 
  • On private beach 
  • Restaurant 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Beach towels 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Wedding services 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • On private beach  
  • Kitchenette  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( NZD 0.00 )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( NZD 0.00 )

Parking

Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces), Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel offers 17 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and safes. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. 32-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Accommodations at this 3-star resort have kitchenettes with refrigerators, microwaves, cookware/dishes/utensils, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Rarotonga resort provides wireless high-speed Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in January 2014.

  • Furnished balcony or patio 
  • DVD player 
  • HDTV 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Kitchenette 
  • Microwave 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • In-room safe 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

A complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning between 8 AM and 10:30 AM.

Sands Restaurant - This beachfront restaurant specializes in fusion cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Breakfast

Start your day with a free continental breakfast, available daily from 8 AM to 10:30 AM.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the resort include a private beach.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at noon

Minimum check-in age is 20

Check-in time ends at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No elevators

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
The resort fee includes:
  • Breakfast
  • Beach access
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Nearby fitness center access
  • Bicycle storage
  • Faxes
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • Laundry facilities
  • Self parking
  • Parking
  • Lending library access
  • Housekeeping
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 0.00 (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 0.00 (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 20 per person (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: NZD 10.00 (from 2 to 11 years old)
  • Early check-in fee: NZD 200
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 200
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Moana Sands
  • Moana Sands Beachfront
  • Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel
  • Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas
  • Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas Rarotonga
  • Moana Sands Beachfront Villas
  • Moana Sands Beachfront Villas Rarotonga
  • Moana Sands Hotel
  • Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel Rarotonga
  • Moana Sands Beachfront Rarotonga

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property. Set meals are served in guestrooms only (no menus or public dining).


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