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Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach places you within a mile (2 km) of Puaikura Beach and Aro'a Beach. This 4-star resort has 48 guestrooms and offers a private beach, an outdoor pool, and free self parking. In the historical district, the resort is also a short drive from Tikioki Marine Sanctuary and Te Vara Nui Village.


Start your day off right with a free continental breakfast. Enjoy dining at the resort's 2 onsite restaurants: Blue Water Grill Pacific offers relaxing ocean views; Ginger Garden Asian Grill specializes in Asian cuisine. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, entertain your taste buds with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café, and mingle with other guests at the free manager's reception.


Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach's 48 rooms are air-conditioned and provide furnished balconies or patios, refrigerators, and coffee makers. 32-cm flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and pillowtop beds with premium bedding ensure a restful night. Other standard amenities include ceiling fans, safes, and phones.

Property features

Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach features a private beach, a nightclub, and karaoke. There's free parking, and an airport shuttle (available on request) for NZD 55 per person roundtrip. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this adults-only resort include an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna.


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

Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach

Aroa Beach & Marine Reserve Rarotonga

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Step outside to unwind on the white sand beach. Sit back and relax on the beach with complimentary cabanas, umbrellas, and sun loungers. Have fun in the sun at Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach with summer activities like snorkeling, kayaking, and volleyball.

A complimentary breakfast and manager's reception are offered (may not be available daily). Dining is available at one of the resort's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include a swim-up bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. This beach resort also offers an outdoor pool, an outdoor tennis court, and a sauna. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Karaoke 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Computer station 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Luggage storage 
  • One meeting room 
  • Total number of rooms - 48 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Nightclub 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Poolside bar 
  • On private beach 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free reception 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Free beach cabanas 
  • Free pool cabanas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Beach towels 
  • Conference center 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Year Built 2010 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Sauna 
  • Garden 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Wedding services 


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( NZD 10 per hour )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( NZD 10 per hour )


Free self parking, Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach offers 48 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 32-cm flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels.

Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. This Rarotonga resort provides wireless high-speed Internet access for a surcharge. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Microwaves and in-room massages can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Furnished balcony or patio 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Electric kettle 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast. An additional breakfast (subject to charges) is served daily. The resort offers a complimentary manager's reception on select days.

Blue Water Grill Pacific - This beachfront restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered. Reservations are required.

Ginger Garden Asian Grill - This beachfront restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

A private beach and an outdoor tennis court are featured at the resort. In addition to an outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness center.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Ecotours on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Beach volleyball on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Spa Services

  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Sports massage 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 15 
  • Number of treatment rooms 2 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 16

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not 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.

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

Minimum guest age is 16

Caters to adults only

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee
  • Resort fee
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 10 per hour (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 10 per hour (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 55 per person (roundtrip)
  • Early check-in fee: NZD 95.00
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 95.00
  • In-room microwave fee: NZD 10.00 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 95 per night
  • 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.

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We should mention

Guests must transfer via required shuttle to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 48 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking. This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. A fee for a mandatory Christmas Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 24 December. Guests under 16 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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