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 within 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)
  • Porta cots and high chairs available for hire (24 hours notice required)
  • Laundry facilities including washing machine, dryer, iron and ironing board
  • Hairdryer
  • A mixture of Sky and Internet-based TV's please see apartment description to see whats available.
  • Wi-Fi is only avilable in select apartments
  • Onsite parking (one per apartment)

Shared BBQ on the complex with outdoor shower to wash off post-beach.


Minimum Stay Periods:

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

5 nights minimum - Christmas / New Year, 2 nights middle January.

All other times 2-night minimum or as per agreement



1 Bedroom Apartments

The one-bedroom apartments have an open-plan lounge/kitchen with full-width folding windows maximising the views

Features and amenities include:

One Bedroom Apartments

Apartment Three: 

Rates Start from $205 for Double, Triple start $225

  • 1 SuperKing Bed
  • 1 Single Bed (in the lounge Area)
  • Sleep, two people or Three if include single bed.
  • 1 Bathroom
  • No Wifi
  • Fully equipped Kitchen. Laundry.
  • Grd Level access with Limited seaviews

Apartment Nine: (by request only)

Rates Start from $275

  • 1 King Bed
  • Sleep, two people 
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Wifi
  • Fully equipped Kitchen. Laundry.
  • 2nd Level excellent seaviews


2 Bedroom Apartments

The two bedroom apartments each have their own individual bathrooms . With an open-plan living space , which includes a modern kitchen. Bi-Fold windows opening up to views overlooking Onetangi beach.

Features and amenities include:

Apartment 10:

Rates Start From :$345

    • 1 King which can be split into 2 singles
    • 1 Queen Bed
    • Sleeps, 4 people 
    • 2 .5 Bathroom
    • Wifi
    • Second Floor, lift and stair access, sea views
    • Generous 53 square meter rooms
    • Two lounges with one area being a TV 
    • Bath

Apartment 12 & 13:

Rates Start from $345

12 is by request only; please email us your booking request

    • 1 King
    • 1 King splits into two singles
    • Sleeps, 4 people 
    • 2 Bathrooms
    • Wifi
    • First Floor,  with Limited sea views: See photo
    • Generous 34 square meter rooms 



Apartment 23**, 25 & 26 :

Rates Start from $385

    • 1 King
    • 1 King which can split into 2x Singles (**Apartment 23 has two single bed that cannot be joined)
    • Sleep, four people 
    • 2 Bathrooms
    • Wifi in 23 and 26 only
    • The front block of the apartment complex (not the Villa Row)
    • 1st Floor, Ground Floor Lift & stair access only with excellent sea views: See photo
    • Apartment 23 is ground floor with a patio and a small garden.