Sanctuary Rarotonga – On the Beach
To Cook Islands - 9 Nights

Destination:
Cook Islands
Duration:
9 Nights
Offer:
Flights, Transfers, Guaranteed Suite Upgrade, Daily Breakfast, Lagoon Cruise & $1750 Bonus Value
Offer Expires:
30/06/24
Reference Code:
MH-12838

From

AUD$2,399

Price per person

Package Details

Overview

Travel from June 2024 - March 2025

Details

Accommodation: Sanctuary Rarotonga – On the Beach

Discover your adults-only, absolute beachfront sanctuary in the Cook Islands.

Escape to a tranquil, tropical island oasis at Sanctuary Rarotonga – On the Beach. This boutique, adults-only resort is set directly on the expansive white sands of beautiful Aroa Beach, just steps away from the glistening waters of Aroa Lagoonarium Marine Sanctuary. Boasting just 48 beachfront accommodations, Sanctuary Rarotonga – On the Beach effortlessly combines barefoot island luxury with authentic Polynesian hospitality.

An unforgettable experience in the Cook Islands is guaranteed when staying at Sanctuary Rarotonga – On the Beach. Days here should be spent lazing on the sun-drenched Aroa Beach or exploring the crystal clear waters of Aroa Lagoonarium Marine Sanctuary, considered Rarotonga’s premier snorkelling location. Back at the resort, you can sip cocktails by the swimming pool, get pampered at SpaPolynesia and enjoy casual gourmet dining at Bluewater Bar & Grill. Sanctuary Rarotonga – On the Beach also offers water sports like paddleboarding and kayaking, beach volleyball and tennis courts, and a games room with a pool table, table tennis and board games.

Exploring more of Rarotonga is easy when staying atSanctuary Rarotonga – On the Beach, with several guided excursions offered by the resort. Learn more about the Cook Islands on a Cultural Village Tour, venture to the island’s rainforest interior on the Raro 4WD Mountain Safari Tour or discover the underwater world surrounding Rarotonga on Captain Tama’s Lagoon Cruise. These are just a few of the many tours on offer, with something to suit every traveller.

Room: Beachside Suite
Located directly on the golden sands of Aroa Beach, the Beachside Suite offers a distinctive island experience. Accommodating two adults, these suites boast traditional design elements and feature a king-sized bed, ensuite bathroom and furnished balcony. Other suite amenities include air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, a refrigerator, and tea and coffee making facilities.

Room: Beachfront Suite
Ideally positioned on the stunning Aroa Beach, the Beachfront Suite offers direct access to the glistening blue waters of Aroa Lagoonarium. Accommodating two adults, these suites boast traditional design elements and feature a king-sized bed, ensuite bathroom and furnished balcony. Other suite amenities include air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, a refrigerator, and tea and coffee making facilities.

Inclusions

  • 9 Nights in an Upgraded Beachfront Suite
    Experience a tropical island experience for 9 nights in a Beachfront Suite, and enjoy an outlook directly on the white sands of Aroa Beach. With full lagoon views and direct access to the glistening blue waters of Aroa Lagoon, you will fall in love with Rarotonga!
  • BONUS Guaranteed Room Upgrade
    Everyone loves an upgrade, and this one is on us. Enjoy an upgrade from a Beachside Suite to a Beachfront Suite.
  • Return Flights with Checked Luggage*
    We do the searching for you to find the best flights so you can simply book and relax. This exclusive deal includes return economy flights to Rarotonga including 20kg of checked luggage – how good is that?
  • Return Airport Transfers*
    Arrive at your destination with the confidence of knowing that a friendly face is waiting to take you and your bags to your accommodation, and vice-versa when it’s time to go home.
  • Breakfast Daily
    Rise and shine each morning and enjoy a delicious tropical breakfast with your toes in the sand.
  • BONUS Holidays VIP Airport Lounge Access*
    Kick off your Cook Island holiday a little sooner with exclusive entry to a private airport lounge. Feel like a VIP as you dine on delicious dishes, sip from an extensive menu of wine, beer, cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages and freshen up before your flight to paradise.
  • BONUS: Captain Tamas Lagoon Cruise – Rarotonga
    Cruise over the world-renowned, protected Muri Lagoon on this half-day tour. Sail leisurely across the clear turquoise waters on a glass bottom boat, enjoying several snorkelling stops along the way. Later, let the friendly crew entertain you with a coconut and pareu-tying show before feasting on a freshly-cooked BBQ lunch. This lagoon cruise will surely be a highlight of your Cook Islands getaway.
  • BONUS ‘Island Night’ Drum Dance Show & Traditional Feast for Two
    Immerse yourself in local culture during an island night extravaganza. Backed by talented drummers from the Manavanui dance group, begin your evening under the stars as warriors demonstrate local chants and dances, along with the process and preparation of a traditional umu (underground oven). When the feast is ready, delight in a flavourful umu platter served to your table and help yourself to a buffet of fresh salads and other local dishes. After dinner, beautiful island maidens appear on stage and gracefully perform before the warriors join in both slow and fast-paced demonstrations
  • BONUS Design & Print Matching Polynesian Pareu (Sarong) for Two
    Experience the culture that Cook Islands has to offer by designing and printing your own matching Polynesian Pareu for two (sarongs).
  • BONUS Bottle of Champagne at Sunset
    Enjoy a complimentary bottle of Champagne at sunset on a night of your choosing.
  • BONUS Signature “Island Girl” Fish Bowl Cocktail for Two
    Sip and slip into the holiday spirit with a signature “Island Girl” fish bowl cocktail for two in the infinity pool at sunset.
  • BONUS Pizza & Drinks on the Beach for Two
    During your stay, enjoy pizza on the beach and wash it down with your choice of one glass of wine, beer, or soft-drink on a night of your choosing.
  • Invitation to the Management Sunset Cocktail Party
    Get to know the friendly staff, and other guests, with an invitation to the Management Sunset Cocktail Party.
  • Welcome Tropical Juice
    Sip and slip into holiday mode with a complimentary welcome tropical juice.
  • Complimentary Use of Non-Motorised Water Sports & Resort Activites
    You will never be bored while staying at Sanctuary Rarotonga – On the Beach with complimentary use of non-motorised water sports equipment and resort activities, including kayak, stand-up paddle-board and snorkelling equipment hire, and access to the gym, bicycles, tennis, beach volleyball, beach soccer, pool table, games room, big screen TV and the guest library.
  • Peace of Mind Guarantee If Things Change, So Can Your Holiday`
    There’s no place for worries on a holiday. That’s why when you book with us, you’ll have peace of mind knowing that whatever the future may hold, your travel plans can be changed. If your holiday plans are impacted by government restrictions, we’ll work with you to find a suitable date in the future to rebook your well-deserved holiday, guaranteed. Please see the Terms & Conditions for more details.`

Terms

Travel Dates:

Valid for Travel: 01 December 2024– 19 December 2024; 11 January 2025 – 31 March 2025;

  • Add from $450 per person for travel: 01 November 2024 – 30 November 2024
  • Add from $550 per person for travel: 01 June 2024 – 31 October 2024; 20 December 2024 – 10 January 2025

Subject to availability. Other surcharges & block out dates may apply during peak travel periods.

Price based on departing from Sydney

Extra charges apply for:

  • Brisbane ($200pp)
  • Melbourne ($300pp)

*Airfares
Airfares are based on promotional economy class fares checked luggage allowance per person. Prices are correct at time of publication and are subject to change. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. ^Flights Subject to promotional fare availability. Air surcharges apply during Australian school holidays and peak travel periods.

Please note flights during February may incur a surcharge and be in direct. Please contact your My Holiday Expert for more details.

*Airport to Hotel Transfers
Seat in Coach International Arrrival Airport Transfers Inclusive of:
Lei Greeting (Greeting with a fresh flower lei garland)
Itinerary Briefing
Reusable eco-friendly aluminum water bottle
Transfers and Porterage
Coach Transfers are provided by Raro Tours

*Captain Tamas Lagoon Cruise – Rarotonga
Be entertained by Captain Tama’s and his crew on this once in a lifetime, most unforgettable experience. Watch the magical ocean through the glass bottomed boat, listen to island stories with typical Cook Island humour.

Leap off the boat, snorkel and meet the reef fish up close and personal. Or chill out and float above the coral paradise.

After snorkelling the crew will entertain you with hilarious coconut husking demo’s as well as how to shimmy up a coconut tree. Their demonstration of 100 ways to tie a sarong will have you in stitches.

Captain Tama’s and his entertaining crew have been sharing their tropical island playground with visitors since 1992 on their award-winning Muri Lagoon cruise.

Bring… towels, swim gear, sunscreen and camera’s… we’ll take care of everything else.

*Aspire Airport Lounge VIP
Aspire Lounges provide travellers with a welcoming and relaxing space to unwind in ahead of your flight. Relax, refresh and dine with delicious seasonal menus, self-serve dishes and a fully tended bar serving sparkling wines, craft beers, spirits and barista-made coffees.

Aspire Lounges are only available at the below listed locations for departures from Australia. Flights departing outside of these airports will not have access to an Aspire Lounge.

The House Lounge by Aspire Sydney – Sydney International Airport – Opening hours: 05:00 – 23:00
The House Lounge by Aspire Melbourne – Melbourne International Airport – Opening hours: 05:00 – 23:00
The Aspire Lounge Brisbane – Brisbane International Airport – Opening hours: 05:00 – 23:00

What’s included:
-Complimentary buffet style seasonal hot & cold dishes
-Extensive wine list, classic cocktails & craft beer
-Barista coffee, speciality teas and freshly-made smoothies & juices.
-Prayer room, children’s playroom & showers
-Digital global newspapers and magazines at your fingertips

The Aspire Lounge Brisbane – Brisbane International Airport – Opening hours: 05:00 – 23:00

What’s included:
-Delicious grazing menu
– Self-serve bar & cocktail station
– Barista made coffee
– Games room
– Showers
– Digital global newspapers & magazines at your fingertips

**Terms for all lounges: Premium food & beverage upgrades available for a fee. Services at the Lounges are provided from 3 hours prior to the guest’s scheduled time of departure. Booking confirmations must be presented at the Lounge Facilities on arrival.

Pricing
All prices are per person twin share unless otherwise stated, are in Australian dollars, are correct at the time of publication & are subject to change without notice. Flights are not included unless otherwise stated & if included, are economy class unless otherwise stated. Price includes any stated bonus nights, upgrades & package savings, if applicable.

Cancellation Charges
Please note, cancelled bookings will incur charges. Our travel service providers are entitled to impose cancellation charges, which can be up to 100% of the amount paid to them for the relevant service, regardless of whether travel has commenced. If any refunds are received from travel service providers, they will be passed on to you, less a minimum cancellation fee. Please refer to the Cancellation Policy on general terms & conditions.

`Peace of Mind Guarantee If Things Change, So Can Your Holiday
If your booking is directly impacted by any COVID-19 Government restrictions, we can offer you the option to amend or cancel your booking date up to 24 hours prior to arrival and you may be eligible for a fee-free amendment or full refund. For more details refer to the General Terms and Conditions.

Travel Insurance
Travel insurance is not included but is strongly recommended. Ask your My Holiday Expert about our great value coverage options.

General Terms & Conditions
In addition to the specific terms and conditions outlined above, upon purchase, this package is subject to general terms & conditions.

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