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Tropical Sands

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Main Ring Road | East side of the island, Avarua, Cook Islands
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“hermit crabs”(5 reviews)
“own pace”(2 reviews)
“whale migration”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rudy and Kanoe were the best, the entire stay was amazing. they are the best hosts ever, room was clean, no issues what so ever. They were both very helpful and polite and just plain to cute. Would go back in an instant hands down....More

Thank mark v
Response from tropicalsands, Owner at Tropical SandsResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review and hope you'll be able to visit with us in the new year. Merry Christmas and have a prosperous New Year. Warm regards, Rudy & Kanoe

Property's Favourite Review
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Tropical sands is with out a doubt one of the cleanest properties on the Island! Beautifully decorated with carvings, paintings and even rock sculptures everywhere. The best location for whale migration season, they just pop out of the water right in front of you. Personally,...More

Thank Nelson_R
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Tropical Sands is a real home away from home! It was the perfect place for a week's holiday with my two kids in their early 20s. We stayed in the two bedroom bungalow which was spacious, comfortable, clean and had two bathrooms. Bonus. :) We...More

Thank jowriter172
Reviewed 3 September 2017

The couple running these 5 cottages are friendly as long as they make mistakes and then they turn really unprofessional. They come to your cottage in the evening asking you to turn of the light. We also had booked a fishing trip but the trip...More

Thank 767tyttit
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

A five-star resort it might not be, but it was just about perfect for what we wanted. Tranquil, secluded, close to the sea, within sound of the crashing waves ... I could go on. Notwithstanding initial appearances, this really is a fantastic place to spend...More

Thank Mitch P
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
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USD 84 - USD 103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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bertandjenny
22 October 2017|
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Response from Mitch P | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know when it changed hands but the current owners are American, from Hawaii. They are extremely friendly and efficient.
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"I stayed in #4 which was very nice, ground level with ocean view, I will try #5 next time as it is elevated"
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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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