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Tropical Sands

Main Ring Road | East side of the island, Avarua, Cook Islands
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“hermit crabs” (5 reviews)
“own pace” (2 reviews)
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Beachfront
Airport Transportation
Kitchenette
3.0 Star Hotel
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Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Spa
797 reviews
#6 of 10 hotels in Aitutaki
 
Pacific Resort Aitutaki
1,154 reviews
#2 of 10 hotels in Aitutaki
 
Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa
335 reviews
#2 of 5 hotels in Muri
 
Aro'a Beachside Inn
160 reviews
#3 of 4 hotels in Arorangi
 
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1 - 5 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tropical Sands is a real home away from home! It was the perfect place for a week's holiday with my two kids in their early 20s. We stayed in the two bedroom bungalow which was spacious, comfortable, clean and had two bathrooms. Bonus. :) We...More

Thank jowriter172
Property's Favorite Review
Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a 2 bedroom cabin. Very clean and tidy and had everything you need. Great hosts that helped with all aspects of our visit to The Cook Islands. Lovely location great to be able to stroll along the water's edge. Island shuttle bus...More

Thank Sharyn G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The couple running these 5 cottages are friendly as long as they make mistakes and then they turn really unprofessional. They come to your cottage in the evening asking you to turn of the light. We also had booked a fishing trip but the trip...More

Thank 767tyttit
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

A five-star resort it might not be, but it was just about perfect for what we wanted. Tranquil, secluded, close to the sea, within sound of the crashing waves ... I could go on. Notwithstanding initial appearances, this really is a fantastic place to spend...More

Thank Mitch P
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for a week. The owners Rudy and Kanoe are very friendly and helpful. Kanoe met us at 6am and got us settled in our bungalows. The bungalows were clean and well kept. They water, tea, coffee and milk for us. On the...More

Thank rabah o
Aitutaki Lagoon Resort & Spa
797 reviews
#6 of 10 hotels in Aitutaki
 
Pacific Resort Aitutaki
1,154 reviews
#2 of 10 hotels in Aitutaki
 
Te Manava Luxury Villas & Spa
335 reviews
#2 of 5 hotels in Muri
 
Aro'a Beachside Inn
160 reviews
#3 of 4 hotels in Arorangi
 
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  • Top amenities
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Room amenities
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Price range
  • $78 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Hotel class
  • Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Number of rooms
  • 3
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  • Location
  • Cook Islands >
  • Southern Cook Islands >
  • Rarotonga >
  • Avarua
  • Also Known As
  • Tropical Sands Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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Traveler (21)
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"Bungalow 1 and 5 is the best for a sea view and quieter"
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"If you can request the beach side villa facing the ocean, you will be very pleased! But email in advance to..."
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"Seriously, pay the bit extra and get the beachfront (not beach view) unit - unit 1."
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"I would definitely spring for the bungalow on the beach if it's available."
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