The Sands Care


Brand New Care Suites Available– Enquire Now


Our Care Offering

In an unbeatable waterfront location, across the road from Browns Bay beach, The Sands offers a premium option for aged care. This is Rest Home reinvented – private and spacious Care Suites for luxurious living, as well as additional personalised services to ensure that from food to activities, your day is filled with the things you love.

Living in a Care Suite is like living in an apartment where you can enjoy the flexibility and control you're used to, along with that bit of luxury you deserve. Care Suites are for both Rest Home and Hospital level care, so any extra support you need comes to you. This means your suite is your forever home - you don’t have to go through the upheaval of moving again, and staff who know you and your family best stay caring for you. Some of our Care Suites can also accomodate a couple. A DHB assessment is not required for care that is paid for privately.

There is a choice of suites either with an open-plan bedroom and lounge, or separate bedroom and living spaces. All Care Suites have a heat pump and full ensuite, as well kitchenette with fridge and microwave - perfect for making a cuppa when friends and family visit. We also have options with private balconies and/or stunning sea views. You own the right to occupy your Care Suite, so can personalise it with your favourite furniture and treasured pieces.


Activities Programme

It’s easy to fill your day at The Sands. Your guest services coordinator will spend time with you to find out what you feel like doing. Whether you want to meet up with friends at a show, or video chat with family overseas, they take care of the logistics to make it happen. Our activities calendar is packed with a variety of group and solo pursuits. Hop in the village van for a mystery trip, join your neighbours for theme days and happy hour, or enjoy some me-time listening to your own personalised music playlist with our award-winning I Love Music programme.



Tender Sunday roasts, hot fish and chips and scrummy homemade puddings… all are regular features on our menu, which is packed with tasty classics you’d make at home. Don’t fancy what’s on offer? Have a chat to our friendly chef and kitchen team to let them know what you’re craving. Good food is best shared, and family and friends are welcome to come dine with you. Enjoy a barista coffee and a bite to eat from the onsite café or book in for a meal in the main or private dining room.


What's Nearby 

We don’t have visiting hours at The Sands because it’s your home and we know how important it is for you to stay connected to your community. With local shops and cafes just few minutes’ walk around the corner, and the Northern Motorway just a 5-minute drive away, it’s easy for friends and family to get you out and about too.


Award Winning Care

Great care is what we do and we’ve got the accolades to prove it. Oceania’s won the Supreme Award from the NZ Aged Care Association three years in a row, so you can be sure you’re in good hands. When it comes to your care, you know what you like and don’t like - and we want to know your preferences too. Because everyone is different, each of our residents get a personalised care plan, so from meals to medications, everything that’s important to you is covered.


To view available Care Suite listings for The Sands click here 

To register your interest for further information call 0800 333 688 or email




  • Rest Home

  • Hospital

  • Care Suites

  • Retirement Village VIEW

Staff Profile

  • Adriana Summers

    Business and Care Manager

    Adriana brings a lot of knowledge and experience to her role as manager at The Sands. A trained nurse and GP, she has also completed a Bachelors and Diploma in Health Sciences, as well as post graduates studies in Health Services Management. Before coming to The Sands she worked with the NZ Heart Foundation, Brain Injury Association and WALSH Trust. Adriana has an open door policy and values an honest and transparent approach as a manager. She is passionate about providing a high standard of care for residents. Outside of work she likes reading, music, dancing, socialising with friends and family and walking her dog.

    Read More

Contact this facility

This form will expire in minutes.
0800 333 688

Retirement Villages

Getting Started

Why Choose Us


Oceania provides Rest Home, Hospital, Dementia, Respite and Palliative/End of Life Care, as well as Independent Retirement Village living, at over 40 New Zealand locations.

© Copyright 2019 Oceania Group

Share our website