Get an overview of this hotelAdults-only beachfront resort

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Restaurant
On private beach
Outdoor pool

A romantic stay in Rarotonga awaits you at Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach. Within a 20-minute stroll, you'll find Puaikura Beach and Aro'a Beach. Highlights at this beachfront resort include a full-service spa, a private beach, and a restaurant.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and all 49 rooms feature furnished balconies or patios, WiFi, and coffee/tea makers. Refrigerators and room service make in-room dining convenient. Nice touches to enhance your stay include free toiletries, while pillowtop beds and premium bedding invite a good night's rest. In-room massages, ceiling fans, and safes are also available.

Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Step outside to unwind on the white sand beach. Sit back and relax on the beach with complimentary cabanas, umbrellas, and sun loungers. Pamper yourself with a treatment at the full-service spa and enjoy amenities at Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach like an outdoor pool and an outdoor tennis court.

A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. The resort offers a restaurant, a coffee shop/café, 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. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. This beach resort also offers a sauna, a fitness center, and a garden. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Karaoke 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Computer station 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Luggage storage 
  • One meeting room 
  • Total number of rooms - 49 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Nightclub 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Poolside bar 
  • On private beach 
  • Restaurant 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Year Built 2010 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Conference center 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Free beach cabanas 
  • Free pool cabanas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Beach towels 
  • Free self parking 
  • Sauna 
  • Garden 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Wedding services 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( NZD 10 per hour )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( NZD 10 per hour )

Parking

Free self parking, Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Airport: Rarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.) (9.2 km) 
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle, area shuttle, and shopping center shuttle 
  • Parking: Free self parking 

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Furnished balcony or patio 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Electric kettle 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Blue Water Grill Pacific - This beachfront restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

A private beach and an outdoor tennis court are featured at the resort. In addition to an outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Ecotours on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Beach volleyball on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Spa Services

Spa Polynesia has 2 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub.

Guests under 15 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Sports massage 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 15 
  • Number of treatment rooms 2 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 16

Special check-in instructions:

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

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.
Minimum guest age is 16
Caters to adults only
No cribs (infant beds) available
No elevators

Fees

The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 10 per hour (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 10 per hour (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 55 per person (roundtrip)
  • Early check-in fee: NZD 95.00
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 95.00
  • In-room microwave fee: NZD 10.00 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 95 per night
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Sanctuary Hotel Rarotonga-on beach
  • Sanctuary Rarotonga-on beach

We should mention

Guests must transfer via required shuttle to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 48 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. 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. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. A fee for a mandatory Christmas Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 24 December. Guests under 16 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.


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