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




The penthouse apartment has uninterrupted views overlooking Onetangi Bay, three bedrooms, two bathrooms , open plan living & dinning area which open out onto a large balcony's.

Features and amenities include:

Apartment 11: By Request ONLY 

Rates Start from $625

    • 1 King
    • 2 King which can split into 2x Singles
    • Sleeps, 6 people 
    • Wifi
    • Master has its own walk-in wardrobe with shower and bath
    • Large outdoor entertainment area 
    • Fourth Level, lift and stair access uninterrupted sea views: See photo
    • Shared bathroom with second and third bedrooms
    • Split level living

Please enquire here as booking is by enquiry only and not available all year around.