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Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The rooms are a bit small, old and tired but all overlook the beach. We were in a ground floor room which lead straight onto the beach. A really nice quite beach with excellent snorkelling. Having Island hopped and stayed in several different places we realised why people we met at this hotel were staying there for two weeks!

Thank marielister
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are finishing up our stay at the villas. What a delight. Small group of 6 apartments right on the beach. Clean and quiet and love that they have two bedrooms with ensuites. Across the road from a the shop is great. Self contained with a fridge and stove top and microwave which makes it easier if you're here for...

Thank Kim A
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's difficult to imagine the size of the Pacific Ocean but Rarotonga is almost 7 hours flight from Sydney without sight of land. The island is truly paradise. The people so friendly. It is just the place to get away from it all. It's isolation can be frustrating if you expect things like a constant strong wifi signal. If you...

Thank neil c
Croydon, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although a little tired, this hotel was clean and the staff were friendly. We recently stayed here with our children and grandchildren and were very happy. There is a restaurant on-site which was not open during the day, which was a little disappointing as it can be difficult to navigate your way around with young babies. Eventually we hired a...

Thank Famput
Brights Grove
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed and Moana Sands Villas during the month of February. Was expecting it to be hot and humid, as we were going to the southern hemisphere during their summer, and that's what we got. Villa we stayed in was spacious and clean with a frig, stove and microwave/convection oven, daily housekeeping was excellent, Ravi and Angie catered to us, and...

2Thank Allen & Judith C
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The location is brilliant. The room was clean and comfortable (deluxe room hotel). Included breakfast is limited but ok Restaurant only open for dinner, food is ok . They advertise pizza , but pizza is unavailable after 7.00pm We tried to order pizza at 6.45pm but told it was closed The walls are thin and you can hear every noise...

Thank dburrell01
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit and we simply adore this primo location and well appointed spot. Check out the snaps, we love to relax on the beach, watch the sunset, eat local cuisine and snorkel, and Tikitaveka is the best stretch of coast to do this. The team here are chilled and on point with great humour and always make...

Thank Sandy H
Paihia, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We are here now at Moana Sands beachfront hotel. We are here for a friends 40th Birthday. When we booked a friend had said to us that she wouldnt recommend it... so we were a little anxious that it wouldn't be up to standard. However that is not the case at all. It is beautiful! The beach is absolutely stunning....

2Thank krave123
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Had the most amazing week staying at Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel. Room was lovely, view was incredible, snorkling was awesome. The location is quite but very close to amenities. Snorkling at beach directly in front of the Hotel is some of the Island's best. Lovely safe spot for swiming and kayaking.Staff were terrific, very helpful and pleasant. Highly recommended.

Thank 215DebR
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We are so glad that we booked this hotel! This hotel is relatively smaller than other establishments, which makes is much more relaxing, calm and peaceful place to stay. But the best thing about this place is the location. It is right on the best spot to snorkel, swim within the island as this lagoon is very calm yet have...

1Thank Young Sil B

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel is located at Titikaveka on the southern coast of the island. There are six ground floor beachfront studios, six first floor beachfront studios & five top floor deluxe beachfront studios. We have four sets of interconnecting rooms (two on ground floor & two on first floor). All rooms are ABSULOTE beachfront, each with its own private balcony. Snorkelling equipment, Kayaks & beach towels are complimentary to guests. All rooms have a small kitchenette, LCD TV’s with SKY, air-conditioning & are all non-smoking. We have a hotel BBQ on the beach that is available for guests to use otherwise The Pawpaw Patch Restaurant is open daily for Breakfast & Dinner, seven days a week.Moana Sands Beachfront Villas are located at Vaimaanga, a five mins drive away from Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel. There are six villas; three on the ground floor & three upstairs. Each villa has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. All villas are ABSOLUTE beachfront, each with its own patio or balcony, Modern kitchen, Spacious open-plan lounge/dining, TV/DVD/Music System/ipod dock/Sky TV/Wifi internet. Guests have access to complimentary snorkelling gear, kayaks & beach towels. Units are fully serviced six days per week & guests are provided with a Complimentary breakfast starter pack on arrival. A BBQ on the beach is available for guests to use. All villas are air-conditioned and non-smoking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas

Address: Titikaveka, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Titikaveka
Price Range: $263 - $380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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“all rooms face the sea”
marielister, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are great”
kima665, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor all day !!”
Famput, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Top level are larger and have amazing views, offer more privacy than the ground floor rooms”
215DebR, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor ones for easy access to the beach”
y0ungsilb, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
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