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Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach

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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good33%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“swim up bar”(51 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Highly recommend a stay at the Sanctuary, great staff and very clean,the swim up bar is great and highly recommend having an Island girl cocktail and the sister resort the Rarotongian is a great place to dine while watching the fish from the deck.More

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Response from Guide728154, General Manager at Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beachResponded yesterday

Kia Orana Pamela, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at the Sanctuary Resort. We are thrilled that you had such an enjoyable time whilst here in Rarotonga and that you enjoyed our prime location directly on Aroa Lagoon...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Staff were lovely - location excellent - food delicious - room cleaning could improve - excellent massage. Enjoyed all my excursions - Edgewater dinner and feast - Te Vara Nui spectacular - Progressive dinner - Island discovery tour - Lagoon cruise. TIP - island bus...More

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Response from Guide728154, General Manager at Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beachResponded yesterday

Kia Orana Pamela, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at the Sanctuary Resort. We are thrilled that you had such an enjoyable time whilst here in Rarotonga and that you enjoyed our prime location directly on Aroa Lagoon...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found the staff to be excellent and they could not do enough for you. I loved my room and the activities I partook in. The food prices in the resort was a little expensive. I would of liked more local food choices, too many...More

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Response from Guide728154, General Manager at Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beachResponded 1 week ago

Kia Orana Terina, Thank you for your kind review. I am delighted to hear such wonderful feedback regarding our helpful staff, and that you enjoyed the activities and your room. Our Island-fusion menu includes a lot of local fruits, vegetables and seafood, flavours and cuisine...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Sanctuary Resort, part of the wider Rarotonga on the Beach Resort, for a week recently. This resort isrestricted to adults (no families with children - they are welcome and catered to by the Rarotonga on the beach). We stayed in an...More

Thank SwinnTaylor
Response from Guide728154, General Manager at Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beachResponded 1 week ago

Kia Orana, Thank you for your review. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay at our adults-only resort, and found our staff a pleasure to interact. I will pass your compliments on to Moana, Praveen and Bruce and I know they will be...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very relaxed atmosphere is everywhere at The Rarotongan (Sanctuary). All the Sanctuary rooms seemed to have a great view over the lagoon. We were on level 1 which was more private and a better view. Rooms were great. Clean and tidy, with everything you...More

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Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Kia Orana Kelvin, Thank you for your kind review. I am delighted to hear that you found the environs of the resort relaxing and that you loved your upper level suite with views over the Aroa Lagoon Marine Sanctuary. It is also wonderful to hear...More

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A true taste of the exotic Cook Islands in the heart of the South Pacific, Sanctuary Rarotonga is an adults-only resort located on the pristine white sand shores of Aroa Lagoon. All suites are absolute ...More beachfront. Tropical buffet breakfast, many resort activities, and daily activities program are included in the nightly rate. The perfect location for a romantic honeymoon or a relaxed beach holiday. Three effortless Weddings in Paradise packages. A true South Pacific paradise. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Beachfront
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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linward
September 3, 2018|
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Response from Guide728154 | Property representative |
Just to clarify maggie100, there was a fire at our sister resort in Aitutaki some weeks ago, which damaged the Beach Bar and some adjacent buildings. The repairs are well underway and the resort is operating as normal.
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Chris W
February 6, 2018|
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Response from SnarkyGuppy | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was around $8-10 for beer, $10-12 for a glass of wine and $16 for drinks ($12 during happy hour).
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akwales
August 20, 2017|
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Response from TRBR_ResortMgr | Property representative |
Kia Orana. Thank you for your query. Please find below our WIFI rates available at the resort; $10 - 450MB $30 - 1,500MB $50 - 3,000MB WIFI access is resort wide. Please let me know if you have any further queries... More
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"We had a room upstairs beach front, and were watching whales from our our deck."
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"Sunday cleaning is LIGHT! Suggest saving NZ$15.00/day by opting for 'light' cleaning some days."
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"Level 1 rooms at the sanctuary have the best rooms and are quite private."
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"Get ground floor"
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