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Indulge in Sanctuary Rarotonga-on the beach, Rarotonga’s new adults-only, absolute beachfront resort with a distinctive South Pacific ambience. Imagine stepping from your Beachfront Suite onto the secluded white sands of Aroa Beach, then into the crystal clear blue waters of Aroa Lagoon Marine Reserve to swim and snorkel among the jewel-coloured tropical fishes.
Set on the island’s southwest coast renowned for its all-day sun, Sanctuary Rarotonga offers guests a stylish new swimming pool, swim-up bar and restaurant showcasing fine Pacific cuisine created using the freshest local produce.

Free Inclusions
Daily tropical breakfast, invitation to the Manager’s Sunset Cocktail Party, free use of snorkeling gear, stand-up paddleboards, kayaks, tennis equipment and courts, sun loungers, hammocks, beach towels (available poolside), free daily activities programme including snorkelling and snorkelling lessons, fish feeding, beach volleyball, tennis, lessons on island dancing, pareu (sarong) tying, palm-frond weaving, flower garland (lei) making, coconut climbing and husking show, etc. Most activities are conducted at our sister Resort, The Rarotongan which is co-located on Aroa Beach.
Sanctuary Rarotonga- on the beach guests also have free access to all services at our neighbouring sister resort, The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa. These include: air-conditioned gym, fitness trail, Games Room, table tennis, giant chess, board games, guest library, Teen Zone, Raro Style Gift Shop, Wine Box & Island Deli, Best of the Islands Tour Desk etc


All of our 48 Beachfront Suites feature:
• Private Verandah with outdoor furniture
• Shower
• Hairdryer
• Individual remote-controlled air-conditioning
• Refrigerator
• Mini-bar (on request)
• Super King Size Bed
• Ceiling or wall Fan
• Coffee/Tea making facilities
• Satellite flat screen TV and DVD player
• IDD Phone
• Iron and Ironing board
• Radio alarm clock
• In-Room Safe
• Daily Housemaid Service
• Filtered & UV purified drinking water on tap
• Insect screens
• Room Service (available 7am – 9pm)
• In-room Internet access (charges apply)

Beachfront Suites – Situated directly on the white sands of Aroa Beach with fabulous lagoon views, the Beachfront Suites offer a distinctive island experience with beautiful appointments including superb tiled bathroom with black pearl accents, a spacious curved glass shower and rain-tree vanity top with designer porcelain basin, rattan-lined walls, hand crafted lighting and artwork, rattan furniture, tropical kauri wardrobe and desk, and excellent indoor-outdoor flow through wide-opening sliding doors framed in tropical kauri. These are a stylish, stunning suite complete with island style thatched roofs and an absolute-beachfront location.
Please note that we have one pair (i.e. two suites) that is interconnecting through a sound proof, internal door. These are available on request only and are subject to availability.
Honeymoon Spa Suite – Situated overlooking lush tropical gardens, the Honeymoon Spa Suite is a one of a kind experience for honeymooners or any couples in love. The Honeymoon Spa Suite includes a private Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, Vichy Shower and spa bath. Our qualified therapists from SpaPolynesia can provide in-room treatments specially designed for him and her.


Daily tropical breakfast is included in your nightly rate
Meal Packages & Rates
American (cooked) Breakfast Supplement – $16 USD per person per day
Half Board Meal Plan – $95 USD per person per day and includes: American (cooked) Breakfast, and a 3-Course a la carte Dinner at any of the restaurants at The Rarotongan or Sanctuary Rarotonga. The 3-course a la carte Dinner can be exchanged for any one of the weekly theme night buffets (subject to availability).
Full Board – $110 USD per person per day. Includes: American (cooked) Breakfast, 2-Course Lunch and a 3-Course a la carte Dinner at any of the restaurants at The Rarotongan or Sanctuary Rarotonga. The 3-course a la carte Dinner can be exchanged for any one of the weekly theme night buffets (subject to availability).

Child Policy

No children under 16 years of age permitted.

Weddings & Honeymooners

Aruru ‘Haven of Love’ Wedding Package $1819 USD
This is a beautiful ceremony set right beside the Lagoon of Love, with the champagne sands of Aroa Beach (Lovers Beach) between your toes and the golden glow of the setting sun on your face. Includes:
- Ceremony at the Resort Location of your choice
- Return Transfers to the Marriage Registry Office
- Marriage License
- Celebrant, Minister or Priest
- Witnesses (if required)
- Round Bouquet for the Bride (seasonal tropical blooms)
- Loose Flowers for the Bride’s Hair (seasonal tropical blooms)
- Buttonhole for the Groom
- Ceremonial Planting of the Uto (baby coconut palm)
- Island Gift from The Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa
- Bottle of Fine Methode Champenoise to Celebrate
- Scroll of your Personal Wedding Vows
- Room Turndown Service on your Wedding Night with Fresh Tropical Flowers
- His & Hers Island Pareus (sarongs)
- Your Personal Page on the Resort Website of your Wedding Day (optional)
- Services of your Personal Wedding Planner at the Resort
Imene Heartsong of the Sea $2,729 USD
This is a delightful way to say ‘I do’ on the sun-kissed sands lapped by the Lagoon of Love, Aroa Lagoon. Package features all of the features of the Aruru Wedding plus:
- Island Serenader on Ukelele
- Fresh Floral Archway with Petals in the Sand
- Deluxe Tropical Flower Bouquet for the Bride
- Wedding Cake
- Bottle of Fine New Zealand Champagne to Celebrate
Vare’au Royal Wedding – please ask for details
A uniquely sumptuous ceremony filled with spectacle and celebration ~ island dancers, island string band, Spa Ritual, exotic Cook Islands Black Pearl keepsake, Candlelit Dinner, Champagne Breakfast, and much more.

Honeymoon Bonus
Stay 5 Nights and receive: A bottle of chilled New Zealand Champagne and His & Hers Island Pareus (island sarongs) Daily Tropical Breakfast

Package Inclusions & Pricing

Package rates include:
– Airfare from Los Angeles to Rarotonga
– Return airport to resort transfers
– 5 nights accommodation in suite of your choice
– Daily tropical breakfast

Direct flights from Los Angeles to Rarotonga depart just once a week on a Sunday night at 11pm, arriving on a Monday morning at 6am. Your return flight would be on a Saturday night around midnight arriving back in Los Angeles on a Sunday at around 12:30pm. Your choices are therefore 6 days and 5 nights or 13 days and 12 nights etc. The rates above are based on travel from 01 April 2016 – 31 March 2017. They are based on the lowest published airfare and the best low season resort special and is subject to availability.

Resort Stay Options and Pricing

Beachfront Suite $2,029
Honeymoon Spa Suite $2,029