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Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Hotel for a few nights while attending a wedding. Our overall rating is based on having spent time at other accommodation on the island during our visit. The hotel has a fabulous outlook over the beach to the lagoon which surrounds the island, and also happens to be one of the best swimming beaches on the...

Thank FayeDingaway
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in Moana Sands Villa 4 with friends for 8 nights from 29Dec 2016 - 6Jan 2017. We loved the privacy of the place, the beach, and the hospitality. A great thank you to Mercy who kept our rooms nice and tidy everyday, and her friendly nature. The only things that I think need improving are: the towels need...

1Thank Olataga O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Villas after having to cancel booked accomodation which was not up to standard. Walked in and given a very good rate for a large 2 bedroom, fully contained Villa on the beach. There are only 6 Villas here, 3 upstairs and 3 downstairs, ( we were only ones there) on a really nice part of the beach....

2Thank AucklandDevon11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was here some time ago and they were in the midst of renovating but we had a wonderful time, very relaxing, with the best snorkeling in the Cooks right outside our door. We also got to "witness" a wedding and it was beautifully done.

1Thank Charmaine C
Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Great location right on the beach, and we didn't miss not having a pool. The restaurant had great meals at comparative NZ prices. In fact we ate there 3 out of 6 nights. We were on the first floor so had a great view over the beach. The staff were excellent and friendly. We had an issue with air conditioner...

1Thank alexfmly
Reviewed 7 December 2016

From the flowers in our room on arrival at around midnight to the farewell from restaurant staff etc on check out, it was a wedding anniversary trip to remember. Walk from our room, onto the sand, into the water... And all staff always helpful with local information & tips. Nothing was ever too much trouble.. We will come here again.

Thank PedroLakeman
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

My friends and I 4 women and one baby all stayed here. The number one thing that was the draw card for us all was the proximity of the lagoon to each and everyone's Hotel Room. My room was on the 2nd floor, and I had fantastic view of the lagoon, and the beach area. We paid a price which...

1Thank EuniceTravels
Pukekohe, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Super friendly and helpful staff all throughout my stay. My room was situated on the ground floor which opened to the beach and lagoon directly. The air-con was quiet and cool. Nice and healthy breakfast. A definite return.

Thank TKLee888
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Friendly and kind staff. Excellent service and great location. Would definitely stay here again. Our reservation was messed up and we got upgraded. Couldn't have asked for a better stay. I got hurt and everyone was so supportive and caring. I felt at ease staying here. It was convenient and yet not in the centre of all the action. Loved...

Thank luvhugin
New Zealand
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We have just returned from 6 nights at Moana Sands Hotel. We were lucky enough to be on the ground floor which we recommend, its a straight walk out to the lagoon. The staff were super helpful and accommodating. Breakfasts were included which was cereal fruit and toast heaps to keep us going for the day. The rooms were clean...

Thank NewZealandMegan

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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 

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Address: Titikaveka, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Titikaveka
Price Range: $270 - $379 (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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Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel And Villas
Moana Sands Beachfront Titikaveka
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Moana Sands Beachfront Hotel & Villas Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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“All rooms have beach views”
 of 5 bubbles FayeDingaway, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Downstairs right side”
 of 5 bubbles AucklandDevon11, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor for beach access but 1st floor for the view.”
 of 5 bubbles alexfmly, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Top floor rooms are larger & have a great view of the lagoon.”
 of 5 bubbles PedroLakeman, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great but I like the ground floor ones best.”
 of 5 bubbles TKLee888, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
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