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Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach places you within a mile (2 km) of Puaikura Beach and Aro'a Beach. This 48-room, 4-star resort has a private beach, a full-service spa, and 2 restaurants. In the historical district, the resort is also a short drive from Tikioki Marine Sanctuary and Te Vara Nui Village.

Dining

Free breakfast is included with your stay. 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.

Rooms

The 48 air-conditioned accommodations feature furnished balconies or patios and afford space to spread out with sitting areas. Guests can expect to find WiFi and 32-cm LED TVs with cable channels and DVD players. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and pillowtop beds with premium bedding ensure a restful night. Sofa beds, refrigerators, and minibars are also standard.

Property features

Guests of Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach have access to a private beach, a full-service spa, and an outdoor pool. 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 a health club, a sauna, and an outdoor tennis court.

Highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

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. Pamper yourself with a treatment at the full-service spa and enjoy amenities at Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach like an outdoor pool and an outdoor tennis court.

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. High-speed wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. This beach resort also offers a health club, a sauna, and a garden. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

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

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • 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-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • One meeting room 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Total number of rooms - 48 
  • Health club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Picnic area 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • On private beach 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Year Built 2010 
  • Free reception 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Conference center 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Free self parking 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Free beach cabanas 
  • Free pool cabanas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Beach towels 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Garden 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Wedding services 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( NZD 15 per hour )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( NZD 15 per hour )

Parking

Free self parking, Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Furnished balcony or patio 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • LED TV 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is offered. An additional buffet breakfast is served daily (subject to charges). 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, an outdoor tennis court, and a health club 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 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals 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 Polynesia has 2 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub.

Guests under 15 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • 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 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 16

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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

Fees

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 15 per hour (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 15 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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