Sanctuary Rarotonga on the Beach

Sanctuary Rarotonga on the Beach is ideally located just 12 minutes from the Rarotonga International Airport on the stunning shores of Aroa Beach. Local attractions, markets, shops and Avarua town can be easily accessed from this Cook Island accommodation. Sanctuary Rarotonga on the Beach is perfectly suited to couples and honeymooners after a quiet escape in the Cook Islands as the resort only allows those who are 16 years and older to stay at this exclusive adults only property.

The gorgeous suites at Sanctuary Rarotonga on the Beach are spacious and offer views over the ocean or tropical gardens. Sanctuary Rarotonga on the Beach offers an array of facilities including a swimming pool with a swim up bar, restaurant and day spa plus guests have full access to all the facilities at The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium, a sister property that is located directly next door.

The stunning Aroa Lagoon Marine Reserve that fronts onto the Sanctuary Rarotonga on the Beach is the perfect place to cool off, spend some time snorkelling and viewing the amazing sealife or explore the area on a kayak. Whether you are travelling to Rarotonga for a relaxing holiday, honeymoon or wedding why not stay at this stunning beachfront property and enjoy the beauty of the Cook Islands for yourself!


Sanctuary Rarotonga on the Beach offers 49 suites located directly on the beachfront and in the tropical gardens. The suites are perfect for couples, honeymooners or a group of adults travelling together.

All Rooms Feature

  • Air Conditioning
  • Furnished verandah
  • Refrigerator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Tea & Coffee making facilities
  • Satellite TV
  • IDD telephone
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Fan
  • Radio alarm clock
  • In room safe
  • Daily maid service
  • Insect screens
  • Filtered purified water
  • WiFi Internet access (fee)

Beachfront Suite: Located on the white sands of Aroa Beach and feature stunning lagoon views. These suites are situated beach level and on the first floor. Bedding is 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds. Maximum room capacity is 3 Adults.

Honeymoon Spa Suite: Overlooks the tropical gardens and includes a private jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, Vichy Shower and spa bath. Bedding is 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds. Maximum room capacity is 3 Adults.

Beachside Suite: Located within close proximity to the beach and offer partial views of the lagoon. Six of these suites are located at beach level, whilst the other six are located on the first floor. Bedding is 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds. Maximum room capacity is 3 Adults.


Blue Water Grill: Here you can enjoy a range of international and local cuisines. At Blue Water Grill you can experience casual gourmet dining in a tropical setting overlooking the lagoon.

Poolside: Sit back, relax and enjoy a variety of tropical cocktails. The swim up bar is the perfect place to relax and cool off, light snacks are also available.

Room Service: The poolside menu is available for room service between 7.00am - 9.00pm.


  • Restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Swim-up pool bar
  • Swimming pool
  • Games Room
  • Guest Ice Machine
  • Guest laundry
  • Laundry service
  • Daily activities
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Free Parking
  • Day Spa

Along with the facilities on-site, guests at Sanctuary Rarotonga on the Beach can access all the facilities at the neighbouring full-service sister resort, The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Lagoonarium.


The following activities are free of charge:

  • Snorkelling
  • Snorkelling safaris
  • Introductory scuba dive lesson
  • Fish feeding
  • Lessons on island dancing
  • Palm-frond weaving
  • Flower garland (lei) making
  • Coconut husking show
  • Guided village and nature walks

Day Spa

SpaPolynesia: The day spa at Sanctuary Rarotonga on the Beach is set within a historical villa where you can enjoy relaxing and healing treatments including massages, hydrotherapy, manicures and pedicures.

Additional Information

Children: Under 16 years are not accepted at this property
Check In: 3.00 pm
Check Out: 10.00 am
Reception: 24 hours
Address: Aroa Beach, Rarotonga, Cook Islands

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5 Nights, Transfers, Breakfast, Welcome Drink, Watersports, Daily Activities

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Pool area
Beachside Suite Views
Resort Aerial
Beachside Suite Ground Level
Beachfront Suite Interior
Beachfront Suite Exterior
Honeymoon Spa Suite
Honeymoon Spa Suite Jacuzzi