Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas

Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas is located on Rarotonga's southern coast, an area great for swimming, snorkelling and kayaking. The Cook Islands accommodation is situated in a prime location on the shores of a crystal clear lagoon. With 10 kilometers of white sand beach in front of the hotel, guests literally have sand at their doorstep.

With a range of room types, Moana Sands Beachfront is a boutique hotel offering privacy and intimacy - perfect for that relaxing holiday in the sun. Each of the guest rooms and suites are absolute beachfront and enjoy stunning panoramic views of the lagoon, reef or Pacific Ocean. The lagoon offers a safe sheltered marine playground teeming with beautiful tropical fish.

Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel offers a restaurant and bar, with daily tropical breakfast included in the nightly rate. Just by the beach is a bbq and deck area where guests can cook their own tasty dinners. Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas is the perfect base from which to explore the Cook Islands on your next family holiday or romantic getaway!

Accommodation

There are 17 studios in total, located over 3 levels with 6 on the ground floor, 6 on the first floor and 5 deluxe studios located on the top floor. Each studio features stunning ocean views, kitchenette facilities and a private balcony or patio.

All Studios Feature

  • Air conditioning
  • Private balcony or patio
  • IDD Telephone
  • Security boxes
  • Kitchenette
  • Minibar on request
  • Small fridge
  • Tea & Coffee making facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Cable TV
  • Ironing facilities

Beachfront Studio: Located on the ground and 1st floor. Bedding is 1 King Bed OR 1 King Bed + 1 Single Bed OR 3 Single Beds. Interconnecting rooms are available on request. Maximum room capacity is 3 Adults & Children.

Deluxe Beachfront Studio: Occupy the top floor of the hotel and offer stunning panoramic views of the white sand beach and sparkling lagoon from your private balcony. Bedding is 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds. Maximum room capacity is 2 Adults. Children are not permitted in Beachfront Deluxe Studios.

The Apartments and Villas are located 4 kilometres (5 min drive) away from Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel. There are 4 apartments and 6 villas in total, with the apartments located adjacent to the villas. The Moana Sands Office, Hibiscus Salon and Coco Latte Cafe are all onsite and a supermarket is located across the road.

All Apartments & Villas Feature

  • Air conditioning
  • Full kitchen facilities
  • Private patio or balcony
  • IDD Telephone
  • Security boxes
  • Hairdryer
  • Cable TV
  • Ironing facilities

2 Bedroom Beachside Apartment: Each apartment is situated on the first floor and offer great views of the lagoon from the large deck. Bedding is 2 King Beds OR 1 King Bed + 2 Single Beds OR 4 Single Beds. Maximum room capacity is 4 Adults & Children.

Studio Beachside Apartment: Each apartment is located on the ground floor with a private patio area and absolute beachfront access. Bedding is 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds. Maximum room capacity is 2 Adults & Children.

2 Bedroom Beachfront Villa:: There are 3 villas located on the ground floor and 3 villas located on the first floor. Each villa has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a patio or balcony, spacious open-plan lounge and dining area and the added bonus of absolute beachfront access. Bedding is 2 King Beds OR 1 King Bed + 2 Single Beds OR 4 Single Beds. Maximum room capacity is 4 Adults & Children.

Dining

Sands Restaurant & Bar: Serving quality local and international cuisine. Also available is the popular Sunday night Beach BBQ (weather permitting) with a local string band and sumptuous BBQ cooked food. Guests can also enjoy al fresco dining with spectacular beach and lagoon views. Open daily for for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Coco Latte Cafe: Located adjacent to Moana Sands Beachfront Villas, Coco Latte Café offers a tantalizing array of delicious treats including made to order open & closed sandwiches, a fresh selection of tasty salads, quiches, freshly baked slices, cakes & muffins utilizing local fruits & produce and fantastic espresso coffee, iced coffee, fresh fruit smoothies and their famous Nu- shakes. Open 8.00am - 2.00pm Monday to Friday, and 9.00am - 3.00pm Saturday and Sunday.

Facilities

  • Reception/Lobby
  • Restaurant & Bar
  • Cafe
  • Hibiscus Salon
  • Bike Hire
  • BBQ Area
  • WiFi Internet Access (fees apply)
  • Tour desk

Activities

The following activities are free of charge:

  • Snorkelling
  • Kayaks

The following activities are available at a charge:

  • Raro 4WD Mountain Safari
  • Captain Tama's Lagoon Cruize
  • Cook Islands Cultural Village
  • Circle Island Tour
  • Dive adventures
  • Boat trips
  • Fishing charters
  • Horseriding
  • Scenic flights
  • Aitutaki day tour

Diving

There is a variety of marine life in the lagoon offering great snorkelling. Dive adventures can be booked directly with the resort. These are both 9 hole courses.

Golf

There are only a couple of Golf Courses in the Cook Islands, one course is in Raratonga on the West Coast and one on Aitutaki right beside the airport.

Additional Information

Children: 2-11 years child rate applies
Check-in: 2.00pm
Check-out: 10.00am
Information: Early check-in and Late check-out are available at additional cost
Reception: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Address: Main Road, Ara Tapu, Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Special Deals View All


5 Nights, Transfers, Breakfast
fromA$762pp

5 Nights, Transfers, Breakfast, Use of Snorkelling Gear, Use of Kayaks
fromA$783pp

Location Map

Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas Location Map

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Hotel - Deluxe Beachfront Studio
Apartment - Master Bedroom
Apartment - Beach Deck
Apartment - Balcony
Villas - Beach deck sunset
Villas - Coco Latte
Sands Restaurant
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