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Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only

Star Rating
4 out of 5

Information

Reviews

3.8 / 5Good
291 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Spa

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Aroa Beach
    1 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Cocoputt
    7 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Puaikura Beach
    12 min walk
  • Airport
    Rarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.)
    15 min drive

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Book online or call:

03-6743-6572
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Some room options won't require your credit card details to book. You'll pay during your stay.
  • Suite, Beachside

    Room Amenities

    • Partial ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Suite, Beachfront

    Room Amenities

    • Beach view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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About this area

Rarotonga

Located in Rarotonga, Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only is in the historical district and on the waterfront. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Aroa Beach and Muri Beach. Maire Nui Botanical Gardens and Te Vara Nui Village are also worth visiting.

Visit our Rarotonga travel guide

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Aroa Beach - 1 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Cocoputt - 7 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Puaikura Beach - 12 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Wigmore's Waterfall - 5 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Te Rua Manga - 21 min drive

Getting around

  • Rarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.) - 15 min drive

Restaurants

  • Blue Water Grill Pacific – Poolside restaurant with a bar offering local and international cuisine. Serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch daily, happy hour available. Reservations required.

About this property

Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only

Adults-only beachfront resort
Guests of this beach resort will appreciate convenient onsite amenities such as a fitness center and massage/treatment rooms. All 49 soundproofed rooms feature WiFi and pillowtop beds. Guests can appreciate conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, and other amenities include furnished balconies or patios and flat-screen TVs.
Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only offers 49 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.
This Rarotonga resort provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is offered daily and in-room massages can be requested.
Step outside to unwind on the white sand beach. Have fun in the sun at Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only with summer activities like snorkeling, kayaking, and rowing/canoeing.
Dining options at the resort include a restaurant and a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include a swim-up bar and a bar/lounge. Wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. This beach resort also offers an outdoor pool, an outdoor tennis court, and a fitness center. Guests can use the outdoor pool at a partner property. Onsite self parking is complimentary. A total renovation of this property was completed in November 2018.
Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only has designated areas for smoking.
Recreational amenities at the resort include a private beach, an outdoor tennis court, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center.
Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 16

Special check-in instructions

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Children and extra beds

  • Children younger than 16 are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 16 and older are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 95 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Property payment types

American Express
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 28 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 10 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 10 per night (1-device limit, rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 60 per person (roundtrip)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-in fee for check-in between midnight and 6:00 AM (amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 95 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
  • Parties and events are allowed on site. 

We should mention

Guests must transfer via airport shuttle to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking. This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Guests under 16 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Property is also known as

  • Sanctuary Hotel Rarotonga-on beach
  • Sanctuary Rarotonga-on beach
  • Sanctuary Rarotonga-on beach-Adults Resort
  • Sanctuary beach-Adults Resort
  • Sanctuary Rarotonga-on beach-Adults
  • Sanctuary beach-Adults
  • Sanctuary Rarotonga On The
  • Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only Resort
  • Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only Rarotonga
  • Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach-Adults Only Resort Rarotonga

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (NZD 10 per night)
  • Available in some public areas: WiFi (NZD 10 per night)
  • WiFi in public areas has a 1-device limit

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking
  • Free nearby parking
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM: NZD 28 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 swim-up bar, 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Beach volleyball
  • Billiards/pool table
  • Canoeing
  • Evening entertainment
  • Fitness center
  • Kayaking
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Shopping
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa services
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Water sports equipment
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Business center
  • Conference center

Outdoors

  • Beach loungers
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Private beachfront location
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 2 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Detox wraps
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - on the beach
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Reflexology
  • Thalassotherapy

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Beach towels
  • Couples dining
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Romance packages available
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Fan
  • Linens
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony or patio

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Soundproofing

Nearby things to do

Activities

  • Bicycle rentals
  • Boat tours
  • Fishing
  • Fitness center (free access)
  • Golfing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Marina
  • Mountain biking
  • Outdoor pool access
  • Sailing
  • Scooter/moped rentals
  • Scuba diving
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Swimming
  • Whale watching
  • Windsurfing

Where to eat

  • Blue Water Grill Pacific – Poolside restaurant with a bar offering local and international cuisine. Serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch daily, happy hour available. Reservations required.

Frequently asked questions

5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
128
3 - Okay
56
2 - Mediocre
29
1 - Poor
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3.8
Cleanliness
3.8
Service and Staff
4.1
Amenities
3.6
Property condition

3/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

I liked the Lagoon/Reserve literally outside your doorstep. I loved the 'Island' Decor throughout the complex.

Stayed 4 nights in Nov 2019

3/5

    The property needs a lot of TLC. Parking is across the street and no one offered to help us with our luggage. Overpriced for what you get. The one plus is the snorkeling is nice right in front of hotel.

    Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    The location wss perfect, best beach on the island! Very Quiet and peaceful at The Sanctuary but if you wznted more action the sister property was a short stroll away. The gym could use an upgrade but as we were generally the only ones there it worked. We had a probkem at check in but the manager responded to our issues and was very conciliatory in his actions. We would reccomend The resort to our friends!

    Stayed 6 nights in Nov 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    The staff are very helpful and friendly. Location is amazing!!

    Stayed 19 nights in Oct 2019

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