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We had a great family holiday at the Coral Sands Apartments over Christmas 2016-17. There were 8 of us spread over three apartments. The apartments were well sized an super clean. They had almost everything a family could wish for (no oven turned out to be a convenience as we ate out more :-) ! ) Brent and Eve were...

Thank Kate_Luxy
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Another wonderful holiday at Coral sands, a big thank you to Eve and Brent once again. We were there in May and back in November and already planning the next holiday. Thank you Coral sands... We will be back

Thank Sue A
CoralSandsApartments, Owner at Coral Sands Apartments, responded to this review

Kia Orana It was lovely to have you back at the Coral Sands, and so happy you again enjoyed your time with us. We hope to continue to see you return to our piece of Paradise! Meitaki Eve & Brent

Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Ours self contained unit at @coralsandsrarotonga What we love the most about this place: 1- Tap water is filter hence we didnt need to boil or buying water at the mart..Save us extra bucks..Yep, fresh bottle water are pretty dear here..💧💸 2- They leave us with mobile phone + prepaid sim (this is very handy to book for tour/renting car...

Thank South V
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I have just spent a wonderful week at the Coral Sands in Rarotonga What a great place to stay. I could not fault it in anyway. We were of mixed age group , oldies, teens, in-betweens and a couple of lively 6 - 7 year olds as well. We all had a fabulous holiday. Everyone was happy. The pool was...

Thank Kathleen W
CoralSandsApartments, Owner at Coral Sands Apartments, responded to this review

Kia Orana Awesome review, we really appreciate you taking the time to provide this for other potential guests. So happy you all had a great time and the Coral Sands really provided what you wanted as a group. Look forward to seeing you back some day! Meitaki Eve & Brent

Naas, Co Kildare, Ireland
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed for a week with 16 members of my family. We had the whole place to ourselves. Great facilities for self catering holiday. The apartments have everything you need and there are also kyacks, snorkles, reef shoes, dvd's, books and magazines. Eve and Brent are fantastic, come by everyday to check everything is ok and Brent even took all our...

Thank Megan S
CoralSandsApartments, Owner at Coral Sands Apartments, responded to this review

Kia Orana, and thank you so much for taking the time and effort to provide a review. It is fantastic you had an awesome time here, and really hope to see you back one day. Meitaki Eve & Brent

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This was our 3rd time back and was just as enjoyable as the last two times. New owners Brent and Eve are a great couple and made our stay so easy. We have had said why not try something else but why would you when you have everything you need. A clean comfortable apartment with a swimming pool at your...

Thank stephf1955
CoralSandsApartments, Owner at Coral Sands Apartments, responded to this review

Kia Orana, thank you so much for providing a great review and letting others know you have the confidence to rebook again under our ownership. Hope to see you back next time! Meitaki Eve & Brent

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We stayed here for 7 nights late August. We booked apartment 7, and while it didn't face the pool, it was only a few steps away, and was quiet and private. The apartment was well fitted out with all we needed - comfortable bed, ceiling fans in the bedroom and lounge area, kitchen had hotplates, microwave, bar fridge, kettle and...

Thank j0belly
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Kia Orana Thank you for your great review, we really appreciate you taking the time and effort to let others know of your elxperience at the Coral Sands Apartments. We hope to see you back someday. Meitaki Eve & Brent

Gore, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Thank you so much to Brent & Eve for a great 7 days. They are very accommodating and helpful with information about places to go around the island. Really good apartments with heaps of room. Snorkelling gear, kayaks all bonus as sea is very close by. If anyone staying here gets the chance on a Sunday to visit the Church...

Thank southie7
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Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate you taking the time and effort. So happy you had a great time, and we hope to see you back one day! Stay warm..

Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Coral Sands for business for three nights. The rooms were clean and comfortable. Nice swimming pool. Close to the beach, with a short walk to local arorangi bars and restaurants. Would definitely use them again next time I am up for work.

Thank JoshAgnew
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Thanks for taking the time to write a review and we look forward to seeing you again next time you are in Rarotonga.

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Outstanding after hours service !! Thank you soo much Eve and Brent, we were in dire straits at 1.30am at the airport and fortunately you took our call and gave us and Samantha and Jarred a room, offered to pick us up and put us up for the rest of early hours and until midday! Very very much appreciated and...

Thank sambowilks
Management response:

Kia Orana, and Meitaki for the kind review. We have done a fair amount of travelling ourselves and being stuck at an airport with only basic facilities overnight is no-one's idea of fun, and certainly not ideal for lasting good impressions of Rarotonga! Only happy to help, and hope to see you back some time in the future.

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A small 7-roomed resort, which caters for travellers who like indepedence and to be away from the hustle & bustle of larger resorts. The apartments are self-catering which means you can take care of your own dining needs, whether in the fully appointed kitchens or the guest barbeque. Towels are changed on request, and bed linen is changed every 7 days. The rooms are serviced on departure. The Coral Sands is ideal for small groups and if you wish to make a block booking, please contact us to arrange. The lagoon is only footsteps away where there is an abundance of colourful marine life, kayaks are available, along with reef shoes and snorkel equipment. The swimming pool is perfect to cool off as well. There are celing fans in all rooms, air con available (at an additional cost, there is access to WIFI, TV/DVD, security screens on windows, and there is a guest laundry on site. Come and enjoy the relaxed lifestyle of the Rarotongan people, no traffic jams or traffic lights here. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coral Sands Apartments

Address: Main Road, Arorangi 3033, Cook Islands
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga > Arorangi
Price Range: £101 - £176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Coral Sands Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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