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Sandals Restaurant & Barefoot Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Seafood, New Zealand, Polynesian, Bar, International
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene

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Sandals Restaurant & Barefoot Bar at Pacific Resort Rarotonga prides itself on offering the best in international cuisine with a Polynesian Pacific Rim influence. Be relaxed with a casual beachfront cocktail at the Barefoot Bar, be tempted by succulent fresh seafood and international dishes at Sandals Restaurant, or be summoned by beating drums to an authentic Cook Island feast. Either way you will enjoy the gentle lagoon breezes with the sand between your toes right on Muri Beach.
US$14 - US$28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Seafood, New Zealand, Polynesian, Bar, International, Contemporary, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews seafood chowder parrot fish prawns steak tuna salad pacific resort your feet toes in the sand dinner on the beach happy hour every meal muri beach fine dining beautiful location thanks guys ate here
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The views are breathtaking, the meals are satisfying and drinks just top it off! We actually went for dinner - bare feet! The mood is pure relaxation and everything runs on Cook Island time, so plan to relax and enjoy. Every meal eaten here were...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Kim1802
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Could not have asked for a better setting. The food amazing. Scallops, parrot fish and lamb dishes were excellent. The serving staff were very attentive. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Andrea G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful location right on the beach. An excellent menu of food and wine. The Pacific Sizzler was quite superb.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated my husbands birthday at this beautiful restaurant down on the beach. The atmosphere created with a live singer was amazing. The food all tasted incredible and we enjoyed dining with our toes in the sand. The staff were all very attentive and looked...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank exploringforever123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were disappointed :( the staff were a mixed bag - some were friendly but others downright rude, the meals were boring although the kids meals were huge, the cocktails tasted ok but didn’t seem to have any alcohol! No baby changing facilities either -...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Alisha R
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

Great view , service and food. Restaurant right on the beach. Live music as well to make atmosphere better

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank C7288RQkarens
Reviewed 12 February 2019

We came here for lunch and had a great time. The beach was really pretty, great food and friendly service! Would recommend!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank donnag5652
Reviewed 22 January 2019 via mobile

Love love love this place is amazing from time we arrived to time we left , we ended up with beach front room instead of garden room wich I was so excited about it was so amazing even tho Reno are starting on the same...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank O618XUdonnaa
Reviewed 13 January 2019

Food and service was good, staff very helpful. Lovely setting spoilt by uncomfortable chairs. Best to book if want to be sure to get a table in the tent for dinner.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jeanmartin2016
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

I went for a quick lunch today to the Sandals restaurant/bar on Muri beach. I was conpletely ignored for 10-15 minutes, the staff seemed to be too busy to notice new customers. The order was taken mechanically, no smile, nothing at all, almost as if...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank traveller44Zurich
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11 October 2018|
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Response from PRHGCookIslands | Property representative |
Kia Orana Divnesq Thank you for your question. Sandals Restaurant does indeed take future bookings. For more information, please contact the resort directly. We hope this helps and have a lovely day. Meitaki Ma'ata (thank... More
15 June 2017|
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Response from PRHGCookIslands | Property representative |
Kia Orana TravelllingfromNZ, Our Tropical Buffet Selection is $21.50, in New Zealand dollars. Meitaki e Aro’a nui, Pacific Resort Hotel Group
5 April 2017|
Response from phillipsinnz | Reviewed this property |
They had vegetarian choices in pizzas but Im not sure about others. Not sure if you eat fish? if you do, the fish is really good. Not much help, sorry.
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