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1 room, 2 adults

Tropical Sands, Rarotonga

3-star3 stars
Muri Village (4 minutes away), Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Waterfront apartment with patio, near Muri Beach
  • Free parking
  • Collect stampsYou can collect® Rewards stamps here
  • Great property to relax at close to ocean with great view of mountains. Owners present…Aug 27, 2018
  • Host are very friendly, bed not comfortable kept running into the corners of the bed…Dec 19, 2017

Tropical Sands, Rarotonga

  • Villa with Sea View
  • Two-bedroom Villa
  • Villa with Garden View

What’s around Tropical Sands, Rarotonga


  • In Turangi Tapere
  • Muri Beach - 19 min walk
  • Avana Lagoon - 14 min walk
  • Muri Lagoon - 15 min walk
  • Te Vara Nui Village - 29 min walk
  • Koromiri - 32 min walk
  • Muri Night Markets - 33 min walk
  • Tikioki Beach - 45 min walk

Getting around

  • Rarotonga (RAR-Rarotonga Intl.) - 14 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 5 apartments
  • Arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time 1:00 PM-6:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
There is no front desk at this property. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property for check-in instructions.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Children (12 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • WiFi in public areas *

  • WiFi in rooms *



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

The manager

The manager

Speaks: English.

At the property

Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 5
  • Year Built - 1998
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Handrails in stairways
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the apartment

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Sofa bed
  • Sofa bed size double
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Yard
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Furnished patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • WiFi (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Free bottled water
  • Housekeeping - once per stay
  • In-room safe

Special features



  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Tropical Sands, Rarotonga’s small print

Also known as

  • Tropical Sands Apartment Rarotonga
  • Tropical Sands Rarotonga
  • Tropical Sands Apartment
  • Tropical Sands Rarotonga
  • Tropical Sands Apartment Rarotonga


This property does not have elevators.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of NZD 85 (subject to availability)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NZD 25 per person (one-way)

Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 12 and 18 costs NZD 20 (one-way)

WiFi is available in guestrooms for NZD 50

WiFi is available in public areas for NZD 50 (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Tropical Sands, Rarotonga

  • Is parking offered at Tropical Sands?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Tropical Sands?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is NZD 25 per person one-way.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Tropical Sands?
    You can check in from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of NZD 85 (subject to availability).

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 40 reviews

Very Good 8.0
6 great (although unseasonably windy and rainy) days. Only wish towels could be replaced more often.
Michael, us5 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing place to Stay in Rarotonga
Amazing View...lovely host close with grocery shop...
DAWSON, nz3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great Value, Clean and comfortable stay!
Amazing experience in an amazing location! Great Value. Had the privilege of enjoying our morning coffee while watching whales play and breach just a short distance from the beach. Rooms are always spotless. Same as the property. Rudi and Kanoi are always helpful and friendly. Very close to a new grocery/gas station and walking distance to Muri. I am a happy return customer, and would recommend anyone visiting the Island to stay at Tropical Sands.
Murray, ca8 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
quiete place, a bit far
a condo without suplementary service, on a nice couple's resort. the place looks great, beautiful ocean view, but the shore is not suitible for swim and you need to walk around 20 min-half an hour to get to shore. if you have car then you have no problem. however, the island have much better shore views
Dawn, il4 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Peace of Paradise
Good location. Peaceful and tranquil - away from the busy resorts it is a very nice retreat for couples and small families. Only 10min up the road from Muri Beach and the night markets. Bus stops right in front. Lovely villas situated right on the beach front we woke up to the most beautiful sunrises. Will definitely be staying here again.
Lisa, nz4 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
What a great little gem!
Beautiful! Clean accomodations, up-kept property with a whole lot of personal touches from the owners. Great place to get away for a while, and close to Muri, probably the nicest beach on the island.
Murray and Andra, ca12 night trip

Tropical Sands, Rarotonga

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