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)
  • 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 apartment 9 doesn't have SKY, please ask when booking)
  • Wi-Fi
  • 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

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

All other times 2-night minimum or as per agreement




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