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Tropical Sands

Main Ring Road | East side of the island, Avarua, Cook Islands
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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        1 - 5 of 35 reviews

        Reviewed 3 weeks ago

        We arrived at 5am and our room was ready, which we were so happy about.We made a mistake by not booking an extra night and were charged. So good to make sure that you book an extra night if you have an early arrival. The...More

        Thank Nicky W
        Property's Favourite Review
        Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

        We stayed in a 2 bedroom cabin. Very clean and tidy and had everything you need. Great hosts that helped with all aspects of our visit to The Cook Islands. Lovely location great to be able to stroll along the water's edge. Island shuttle bus...More

        Thank Sharyn G
        Reviewed 29 November 2016

        We've just arrived back from our 8 night stay at Tropical Sands, we stayed in the Manutai Ocean Beach Studio. Our transport to and from the airport was organised (we arrived at 1am, and had to leave at 1130pm), our room was all ready for...More

        1  Thank Jana H
        Reviewed 28 November 2016

        I spent 8 nights here and found it to be tranquil and private. I was in villa 5 which had a raised balcony right on the beach. If i fell of the balcony i would have landed on the beach.It is on the sunrise side...More

        Thank David G
        Reviewed 26 July 2016

        We stayed at Tropical Sands for 9 nights during July this year. The place is perfect if you don't want to stay in a resort with a tone of other people. The beach out the front is almost deserted and a great place to watch...More

        1  Thank Katie and Jon E
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        • Beachfront
        • Free Parking
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        • US$84 - US$105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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        • Southern Cook Islands >
        • Rarotonga >
        • Avarua
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        "Bungalow 1 and 5 is the best for a sea view and quieter"
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        "If you can request the beach side villa facing the ocean, you will be very pleased! But email in advance to..."
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        "Seriously, pay the bit extra and get the beachfront (not beach view) unit - unit 1."
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        "I would definitely spring for the bungalow on the beach if it's available."
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