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Located directly on the white sand beachfront of TitiKaveka, the 3-star Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel offers the perfect setting for a tropical getaway.

All air conditioned rooms offer sea and lagoon views. The rooms are also equipped with kitchenettes for guests who prefer to be self-catering.

Guests can enjoy breakfast or dinner at the fully licensed Sands Restaurant. There are also beach-side barbecue facilities where guests can enjoy more casual dining. Airport transfers can be arranged for a fee.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel has been welcoming guests since Mar 30, 2010

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Buffet

Free Parking Available On Site

Reliable Info
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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Beachfront Studio
  • 1 king bed
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 king bed
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Closest beaches
  • Titikaveka Beach

    Titikaveka Beach

    9.1 Wonderful beach
    100 feet from property
  • Arakuo Beach

    Arakuo Beach

    8.7 Excellent beach
    3,500 feet from property
  • Muri Beach

    Muri Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Vaimaanga Beach

    Vaimaanga Beach

    9.1 Wonderful beach
    1.8 miles from property
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Not only is Moana Sands one of the oldest hotel here in the Cook Islands, it is also a family owned and run business. Being a boutique property for us means providing a true intimate Cook Islands experience. We endeavor to make each of guests stay memorable and exceed their expectation not only just about Moana Sands but Cook Islands as a destination.
Language spoken: English
What's nearby
  • MV Mataora
    5 miles
  • Albertos
    5.1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Moana Restaurant & Bar
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Maire Nui Gardens & Cafe
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Charlie's
    0.3 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Titikaveka Beach
    100 feet
  • Arakuo Beach
    3,500 feet
  • Muri Beach
    1.2 miles
  • Vaimaanga Beach
    1.8 miles
  • Turangi Beach
    2.8 miles
Closest Airports
  • Rarotonga International Airport
    5.9 miles
How to get to Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel from Rarotonga International Airport
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Moana Restaurant & Bar

    Food: American, British, Seafood, Local

Amenities of Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Sit back and relax
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Dining table
  • Toaster
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Ocean view
Services & Extras
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Bar crawls
  • Beach
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Snorkeling
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in some hotel rooms and charges apply.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Car rental
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
  • Paid WiFi
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa facilities
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.


8:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Crib by request
2 - 11 years
Extra bed by request
NZD 50 per child, per night
12+ years
Extra bed by request
NZD 80 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel

  • Check-in at Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Moana Restaurant & Bar

  • Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel is 3.1 miles from the center of Rarotonga.

  • Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Beachfront
    • Pedicure
    • Walking tours
    • Waxing services
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Beauty services
    • Beach
    • Body scrub
    • Happy hour
    • Manicure
    • Bar crawls
    • Body treatments
    • Bike tours
    • Facial treatments
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Spa facilities

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 20min

  • Guests staying at Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Free parking

  • The prices at Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.