Sanctuary Rarotonga on the beach offers adults-only boutique accommodations directly on the sunshine southwest coast of Rarotonga island, with beautiful sunset views. It features a pool with a swim-up bar and an on-site restaurant, BlueWater Grill. Set directly on the white sands of Aroa Beach, each suite at this secluded property offers a private veranda or balcony where guests can enjoy views across Aroa Lagoon. All suites include air-conditioning, an extra-large king size bed, flat-screen TV and Wi-Fi access. Guests can enjoy off-beach snorkeling at any tide in Aroa Lagoonarium Marine Sanctuary, one of Rarotonga's best snorkeling spots. The resort also offers complimentary standup paddle boarding, kayaking and an extensive daily activities program. Guests of Sanctuary Rarotonga are also able to enjoy the use of all facilities and services at adjacent sister resort, The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium, including an on-site personal wedding planner. The resort is close to all island adventures, excursions, restaurants, markets, shops and cultural attractions. Avarua town is 6.8 mi from Sanctuary Rarotonga on the beach (Adults Only) and Rarotonga International Airport is a 12-minute drive away.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Free Parking Available On Site

Activities:

Tennis court

Fitness center

Golf course (within 2 miles)


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 king bed
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
1 king bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2

This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.2
Facilities
7.6
Cleanliness
8.0
Comfort
8.1
Value for money
7.0
Location
8.8
Low score for Rarotonga
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Area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Blue Water Grill
    • Cuisine
      American • British • Mediterranean • Pizza • Seafood • Steakhouse • Australian • Local • Asian • International • European • Grill/BBQ
    • Ambience
      Traditional • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Resort Facilities at Sanctuary Rarotonga on the Beach (Adults Only)

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Airport shuttle
  • WiFi in all areas
  • Beachfront
  • Free parking
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Private beach area
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
View
  • Landmark view
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun deck
  • Private beach area
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Bar crawls
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Tennis equipment
  • Evening entertainment
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Entertainment staff
  • Snorkeling
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Canoeing
  • Karaoke
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
  • Game room
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and costs NZD 10 per hour.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Transportation
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Adults only
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Soundproof
  • Car rental
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Open all year
  • Saltwater pool
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Pool bar
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Spa
  • Fitness
  • Massage chair
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples' massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa facilities
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Sanctuary Rarotonga on the Beach (Adults Only) takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

From 1:00 AM to 10:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please let Sanctuary Rarotonga on the Beach know your expected arrival time and flight details. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please note that it is strongly recommended that guests purchase appropriate travel insurance to cover any unforeseen circumstances relating to your stay.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Sanctuary Rarotonga on the Beach (Adults Only) 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.

In the event of an early departure, the property will charge you the full amount for your stay.

FAQs about Sanctuary Rarotonga on the Beach (Adults Only)

  • Sanctuary Rarotonga on the Beach (Adults Only) offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Snorkeling
    • Ping-pong
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Tennis court
    • Canoeing
    • Karaoke
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Beachfront
    • Neck massage
    • Beach
    • Spa facilities
    • Happy hour
    • Massage chair
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Tennis equipment
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Hand massage
    • Bicycle rental
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Walking tours
    • Fitness
    • Swimming pool
    • Private beach area
    • Bar crawls
    • Couples' massage
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Back massage
    • Bike tours
    • Entertainment staff
    • Full-body massage
    • Foot massage
    • Head massage

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Check-in at Sanctuary Rarotonga on the Beach (Adults Only) is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Sanctuary Rarotonga on the Beach (Adults Only) is 3.1 miles from the center of Rarotonga. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Sanctuary Rarotonga on the Beach (Adults Only) include:

    • Suite

  • Sanctuary Rarotonga on the Beach (Adults Only) has 1 restaurant:

    • Blue Water Grill

  • The prices at Sanctuary Rarotonga on the Beach (Adults Only) may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.