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Main Ring Road East side of the island, Avarua Cook Islands See on map
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

I stayed for two weeks and couldn't have been more pleased. I loved the quiet location on the beach, about two kilometers south of Muri beach. Each unit is beautifully decorated in Polynesian style and the grounds are perfectly maintained. The hosts/owners are friendly and...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Tropical sands is with out a doubt one of the cleanest properties on the Island! Beautifully decorated with carvings, paintings and even rock sculptures everywhere. The best location for whale migration season, they just pop out of the water right in front of you. Personally,...More

Thank Nelson_R
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Tropical Sands is a very cosy family run place away from the evening noise. The Polynesian decorated bungalows are located in such a way that everyone can have a view over the ocean. It's not really a good place to swim/snorkel but there are places...More

Thank JG1791
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Myself and a friend stayed here , it was lovey , the hosts were very friendly and accomadating , we were unfortunate enough to have a storm come over which caused a bit of flooding on the island however we did. It notice the flooding...More

Thank KrystalH278
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Tropical Sands Resort Let’s start with the positives before detailing all that went wrong. Their rooms are large and well appointed as are the grounds. They also have a couple of old bicycles you can borrow if you want to explore, and the busses stop...More

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Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Refrigerator in room
Price range
US$78 - US$97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$78 - US$97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room & Suite (18)
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22 October 2017|
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Response from Mitch P | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know when it changed hands but the current owners are American, from Hawaii. They are extremely friendly and efficient.
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"Facing the ocean is best"
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"Some units have very good sea views and one is even raised up on piles so view probably even better up there."
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"I stayed in #4 which was very nice, ground level with ocean view, I will try #5 next time as it is elevated"
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"Bungalow 1 and 5 is the best for a sea view and quieter"
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