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    Sands Villas

    PO Box 3159, Titikaveka, Cook Islands
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    Reviewed 26 April 2015

    We stayed in Vaka Cottage, a studio behind Vaka Villa. It's basically a typical kiwi bach in Rarotonga. I guess I don't need to repeat what is said in other reviews about the location, its amazing. We traveled up and down the majority of the...More

    2  Thank petergrylls
    Response from RarotongaHolidayer, Owner at Sands VillasResponded 15 October 2015

    Kia orana again and thanks for your comments. They are helpful to intending guests and helpful to us as owners. We will take good note of your suggestions for making stays even more successful and will make the necessary changes. 'Once again , thanks and...More

    Reviewed 30 November 2014

    Wow great place to stay...near perfect. Great shady deck for eating, drinking and playing cards! Snorkeling outside villa one of best on Island. So quiet and lovely. Thankyou Rongo for your wonderful hospitality. Will definitely be back. ..planning it already!!! Took a look in other...More

    Thank Jane C
    Response from RarotongaHolidayer, Manager at Sands VillasResponded 12 January 2015

    Meitaki maata for choosing to spend your holiday with us at Sands Villas Rarotonga. Each of our villas has it's own unique benefits so please let us know your requirements when booking and we'll do our best to accommodate you. We look forward to your...More

    Reviewed 7 September 2014

    We stayed at Sands villas as a family group of 3 adult couples. The house was perfectly situated, practically on the sand of Titikaveka beach. Wonderful part of the island and highly recommended. We had no problems, but other people staying at the same time...More

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    1  Thank Janelle J
    Response from RarotongaHolidayer, Owner at Sands VillasResponded 10 September 2014

    Kia Orana and thank you for taking the time to do a review for us! We're glad to have been able to share our piece of paradise with you. Unfortunately, as with any holiday destination, petty crime does happen on our island from time to...More

    Reviewed 6 September 2014

    We loved being only a few steps from the beach, lovley swimming in the ocean every day and not having to drive to go for a swim. Security was an issue and it is important to lock cars and put property away before bed.More

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    1  Thank Ngaire B
    Response from RarotongaHolidayer, Owner at Sands VillasResponded 10 September 2014

    Thank you for your review of Sands Villas, we're glad you enjoyed your stay. Fortunately, we've had very few incidents like this, but as with any holiday destination, it can happen. We know it does affect your holiday, and we provide safes in each villa...More

    Reviewed 5 September 2014

    I had the most wonderful holiday staying at the Sands Villa , I was there with friends , every thing was provided ! Kayaks , snorkling , BBQ , water lapping up to the the deck ! It really is the most glorious , romantic...More

    4  Thank Champtaloup
    Response from RarotongaHolidayer, General Manager at Sands VillasResponded 10 September 2014

    Thank you for the great review! We're so pleased you had a great holiday. About time to start planning another one?

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    18 August 2015|
    Response from RarotongaHolidayer | Property representative |
    Kia Orana John & Barbara, Our Coral Villa certainly is available for the dates mentioned - at this stage, and we would be delighted to get a booking in place for you. Should you wish to know more, rates, booking procedures... More
    12 May 2015|
    Response from Jane C | Reviewed this property |
    Hi if you mean the small cottage behind the Vaka Villa, It does not seem to be part of Sands Villas website. But I googled it separately and it came up under bookabach.
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    "Vaka and Coral villas are closest to the beach. Vaka villa has more shade."
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    "July was great for sleeping, but the lagoon was a little cool. I prefer Sep/Oct temperatures."
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    "The Vaka Vills has a great enclosed sun room for the hot, windy or rainy days with comfortable chairs. This..."
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    "The Vaka Villa is the closest to the beach, but probably also has the most shad from the trees."
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