Sails Restaurant & Bar


Sails Restaurant & Bar is an idyllic location for a tropical island wedding on the beach of Muri Lagoon. We offer a range of wedding ceremony packages and reception options to suit your wedding party. At Sails weddings are given top priority by our wedding planner and staff. Our attention to detail will ensure that your special day is unforgettable and hassle free.  All inclusive services make sure you can chill out rather than stress out!

Wedding Planner

For personalised service please communicate directly with our experienced Wedding Planner. All arrangements can be tailored as you desire to create your unique wedding day.

Email us directly at: or fill out our online Weddings enquiries form.

Pricing & Quotes 

Indicative Prices below are in New Zealand dollars and subject to change. Please contact our wedding planner for your customised quote.


‘Muri White Sands’ Beach Ceremony Package  NZ$1,100

Package includes; personal wedding planner, wedding licence, ceremony on beachfront at Sails, decorated Archway, marriage celebrant, return transfers to process licence,  flowers for the bride (round bouquet),  and groom (pin hole), meetings with florist, celebrant and reception host.


‘Sails Lagoon’ Wedding Package (+40 photographer)  NZ$1,775

Package includes; personal wedding planner, wedding licence, ceremony on beachfront at Sails, decorated Archway, marriage celebrant, return transfers to process licence,  flowers for the bride (round bouquet),  and groom (pin hole), meetings with florist, celebrant and reception host.

Professional photographer & gear

40 Edited photos in digital format
All photos on USB device presented in customised wooden box

1.5 hours coverage shooting time:  ceremony, group & bridal party shots

Reception Services

 Exclusive use of Sails Premises:

Exclusive use of our restaurant is available for a flat fee of $550.00 provided food and beverage is in excess of $4,100.  Premises are available until 1am.  

Maximum seating capacity in our restaurant interior is 110 persons.  We can seat a further 50 guests on our covered deck adjoining the interior.         

Public holidays may incur surcharges.  

 Function Set-up:

Our formal wedding set-up includies white tablecloths and linen napkins, complimented by tropical flower arrangements, candles, candelabras cutlery, glassware, menus & crockery.

2 pax (Couple)          -           $  80.00

3 – 9 pax                    -           $190.00

For groups of 10 or more people function setup is mandatory

10-39 pax @  $22.00 each
40-79 pax @  $18.00 each
80 plus pax @ $15.00 each


Sails offers an extensive beverage list including white, red, sparkling wine, cocktails, spirits, beers, juices, cocktails, espresso coffee, tea.  A Tropical Wedding punch is available @ $7.00 p/hd (non alcoholic), spirit based @ $7.50 p/hd.  Champagne based @  $8.50 p/hd

Wedding Menus & Wedding Cakes:

At Sails we can tailor a menu to your budget and concept, whether that be formal gourmet dining or casual cocktail party themed.  We would be delighted to assist you plan your menu & cake.

Three Course Set Menus: from $65 to $80pp.  We provide a list of dishes for you to create your own menu with three choices at each course.  A delightful classy menu tailored to your desires, and ability to cater to all dietary requirements.  

Wedding Buffet menus:  there are three buffet styles to choose from at $70 to $80pp.  A minimum of 30 persons is required for a buffet. Try our Muri Style Feast complete with local delicacies including Ika Mata, Rukau (island style spinach), suckling pig, roast chicken & various salads with a separate delicious dessert buffet.  Do email us for these sample menus.

Fingerfood or Cocktail Style Reception: for a more casual reception, we can offer a range of options.  Save on formal seating setup costs and let guests mingle in a casual setting with a rolling fingerfood service.  Several options available.

Full Cocktail Style Canape Selection $50pp includes 16 choices from our list to be served by staff over approximately 2 hours .... great concept for our beach venue.

Platter selection menus are available on request, these are designed to cater to 10 people per platter and range from $70.00 - $140.00

Pre Dinner Finger Food menus are available from $20.00pp - $30.00pp.     

Wedding Cakes:

We offer a wide range of professional wedding cakes priced from $210 - $510.  Single, double or triple tier, or cupcake towers.  Fabulous flavours, carrot cake, traditional fruit, real banana, rich chocolate, pineapple & coconut, cheesecake, and more.  Fondant, vienna butter or ganache icing, ribbon and fresh flower topper.  


Entertainment can also be arranged including:


Payment Policy:


A minimum deposit of $550 is required to confirm the booking. 

Your booking is confirmed once we receive your deposit and a signed Terms & conditions Form.  We reserve the right to cancel the booking and allocate the venue to another client if a deposit is not received within 10 working days of making the reservation.


The full value of the Wedding package must be paid 30 days prior to the wedding date unless otherwise agreed.  An open bar tab must be settled on day of wedding.

Any additional services provided must be settled on day of wedding.

Payment Methods:

(a) Payment by Bank Deposit:  Bank South Pacific, Avarua, Rarotonga, Cook Islands

(b) Payment by Credit Card: Complete & return Credit Card Approval Form provided by us

 Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation:  All cancellations must be received in writing.

Cancellation Fees:  cancellation of the wedding will result in a $550 cancellation fee and any cancellation received within 14 days of wedding  incur a further fee of 25% of total wedding invoice


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