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Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas

Titikaveka, Cook Islands
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in the villas for 5 nights. Spacious, modern, and the backyard backs right on to the beach. We used the snorkeling gear that was provided free, as well as the kayaks that sit in the backyard on the edge of the beach. As a nice touch, the gardener dealt to a fresh coconut and dropped it in to us.

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently stayed here with one of my best friends and loved it! The beachfront is the best on the island in my opinion pristine and sandy, no harsh coral so its perfect for swimming and snorkeling! The hotel is in a handy place too, close to the busy Muri Beach and close enough to the main town but this... More 

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Auckland, NZ
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Kia Orana. We love beautiful Titikaveka Beach which is why we selected Moana Sands Hotel. What we liked best - Views great back and front. Staff in the cafe and room service friendly and helpful. Beach cafe great for watching the sun set. Thick fluffy towels in the bathroom. Bed comfortable. What we liked least. We arrived on a Sunday... More 

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kakanui new zealand
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

Loved staying at Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel. Perfect location -- quite small and personal , great stretch of water before the reef with free snorkelling gear and kayaks for guest use. Staff awesome, helpful and so friendly!

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Thank sparxie
MS_Management, Director of Sales at Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas, responded to this review

Kia Orana Sparxie Thank you so much for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you back again one day soon. Kia Manuia More 

Cobble Hill, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

There are lots of plusses to this hotel. The location is lovely; while we were there, at least, it was very quiet. We rarely saw anyone on the beach, and the beach is spectacular. The price was reasonable compared to other hotels in Raratonga. The restaurant food was good and as the restaurant is situated on the beach it made... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We stayed last week at the Moana Sands Beachfront hotel. It was our first time to Rarotonga and the stay at this hotel was magical. All the rooms are beachfront and the beach is fantastic for snorkelling and is very safe and warm. The staff are welcoming and were very helpful - nothing was too much trouble for them. We... More 

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MS_Management, Director of Sales at Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas, responded to this review

Kia Orana SouthernRonnie Meitaki Maata for a lovely review of our Hotel. We are so pleased that you enjoyed you stay with us and we hope you will visit us again in our little piece of paradise ... soon... Ka Kite for now More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

This was our 3rd trip to Raro in the past 5 years and the place is just amazing as ever. The first 2 visits my wife and I stayed at the hotel which was a fantastic time. This time our 2 girls went along (6 and 8) so we decided to stay in a villa. Simply perfect is all I... More 

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MS_Management, Director of Sales at Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas, responded to this review

Kia Orana MN Dawg Meitaki Maata for returning to stay with us. We're glad you chose the Villas as they are just perfect for families and groups of friends traveling together. We hope you will come back for another stay with us soon. Jay Jay and Natalia say Kia Orana to you and James is on instructions to make sure... More 

North Shore City, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

If you're looking for a quiet place away from the hustle and bustle of bigger resorts this is the place for you. Beautiful room right onto the beach outside. Couldn't have asked for a better setting. Breakfast was light and easy before zipping around on the scooter to local markets or relaxing on the awesome beach right out front. Great... More 

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MS_Management, Director of Sales at Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas, responded to this review

Kia Orana Doughboy and meitaki for the lovely review. We really are blessed to live in this little piece of paradise and are so pleased we can share our island home with you. Please make sure you come back to Raro and to Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel again .. Warmest regards PS.. a little digital detox does you the world... More 

Adelaide, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

You're right on the beach, with snorkel gear and kayaks there to use. Nice and quiet, apart from the distant crashing of waves on the reef. The restaurant was pretty good too. Staff was consistently helpful and friendly. Sunsets were great (November).

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MS_Management, Director of Sales at Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas, responded to this review

Kia Orana Matthew.. Thank you for staying at Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Please come abck and see us again soon. Warmest regards More 

Balclutha, New Zealand
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19 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

Moana Sands is in a great location on one of the very best parts of the beach/lagoon. We found it one of the best places for snorkelling and swimming. Free use of kayaks and snorkelling gear was great. Nice friendly staff and a beautiful place to stay for all occasions.

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MS_Management, Director of Sales at Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas, responded to this review

Kia Orana Bronnie.. thank you so much for staying with us and we are delighted you enjoyed your holiday at Moana Sands. We must admit, we have to agree with you about our location... we are blessed to be situated absolute beachfront on our stunning white-sandy beach. Once again Bronnie, meitaki maata for your lovely comments and we hope to... More 

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