Ocean view
BBQ facilities
Free parking
Air conditioning
Private Bathroom
Daily housekeeping
Non-smoking rooms

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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 9.2 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 (9.3)

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

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish

Free Parking Available On Site

Reliable Info
Guests say the description and photos for this property are accurate.


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Accommodation Type
1 king bed
1 twin bed
1 king bed
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
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  • Could you tell me if you have a swimming pool pls?
    Kia orana We have swimming pool at our Resort property and Villa/Apartments property. Rangi
    Answered on 29 May 2021
  • Do you do airport transfers for 1 night stay
    Kia Orana, Yes, we have a dedicated Airport Transfer for booked guests. This is $25.00 per person each way. For any flight arrivals outside Office hou..
    Answered on 22 January 2020
  • Hello there - as you don’t have a pool, are we able to use the pool in your other sister hotels? Thanks :)
    You may use the pool at our Moana Sands Villa/Apartments property. Pool at Resort property is available to in-house guests only.
    Answered on 23 April 2022
  • Hi there Moana Sands, This is John and Colleen from NZ looking forward to booking a two week holiday with you once the borders are open. We have staye..
    John/Eileen thank you for your lovely feedback. That's great you have decided to visit us again and we are very much looking forward to hosting your ..
    Answered on 27 April 2021
  • Which of your properties has the best snorkeling. We stayed at the beachfront hotel years ago and it was great. Is the snorkeling as good at the villa
    Kia Orana. The snorkelling at the Villas is fantastic, with many of our guests raving about it!
    Answered on 18 November 2022
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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
Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site
  • Moana Restaurant & Bar
    • Cuisine
      American • British • Seafood • Local
    • Dietary options
      Gluten-free • Dairy-free
Amenities of Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4
Most popular amenities
Airport shuttle
Family rooms
Free parking
Non-smoking rooms
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
WiFi is available in some rooms and charges apply.
  • High chair
  • Dining table
  • Toaster
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Room Amenities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • BBQ facilities
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • 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
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
  • 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
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
Services & Extras
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
Outdoor & View
  • Ocean view
  • View
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Car rental
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
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
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Safe
Languages Spoken
  • English
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!


From 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

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


From 8:00 AM to 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 years
Crib upon request
2 - 11 years
Extra bed upon request
NZD 50 per child, per night
12+ years
Extra bed upon request
NZD 80 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted 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.

Legal info

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel

  • Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Moana Restaurant & Bar

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

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

  • Guests staying at Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish

  • 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.

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

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