We have a variety of self contained apartments just steps away from the stunning Onetangi beach. This family friendly resort offers a choice of fully self contained one, two and three bedroom apartments. All in walking distance to cafes, beach and wineries.

The accommodation at The Sands is self contained and unserviced. Initial provisions supplied include soaps; laundry, kitchen and bathroom, tea, coffee, milk, sugar and toilet paper. These are not replenished during the stay.

Each apartment features:

  • All bed and bathroom linen provided (beach towels available for hire)
  • Portacots and high chairs available for hire (24 hours notice required)
  • Laundry facilities including washing machine, dryer, iron and ironing board
  • Hairdryer
  • SKY Television including complimentary sport & movie channels (please note apartments 9 and 28 do not have SKY, please ask when booking)
  • Wi-Fi
  • Onsite parking (one per apartment)


Minimum Stay Periods:

3 nights minimum - Waitangi/NZ Day, Labour Weekend, Easter Weekend & Anzac Weekend

7 nights minimum - Christmas / New Year, 4 nights middle January.

All other times 2 night minimum or as per agreement


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The beachfront villas comprises of a two and three bedroom , with bedroom upstairs and open plan living downstairs with bi-folding doors opening up to your own patio . Less than 20 steps to the sands of Onetangi beach.

Features and amenities include:

Two Bedroom Villa

Rates Start from : $575

    • 1 King
    • 1 King which can split into 2x Singles
    • Sleeps 4 people
    • 1.5 Bathrooms
    • Ground level entrance with bedrooms on upper level.
    • Bath
    • Patio
    • Outdoor seating

Three Bedroom Villa 

Rates Start from : $595

    • 1 King
    • 2 Queens
    • Sleeps 6 people
    • 2.5 Bathrooms
    • Ground level entry with bedrooms on upper level
    • Patio
    • Outdoor seating