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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Outdoor pool
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBrenton Lodge Whangamata
Amazing place loved the view and Sallie and David are great hosts! Dinner and breakfast were also fab.
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Travel Blogs from Whangamata
... Down the hall, through the kitchen, out the front door, safe. Outdoors - my happy place! I set off to see the animals and the grass, long and dewy, quickly had my shoes soaked. Apparently they have 2 1/2 - 3 metres of rainfall per annum here! After half an hour of wandering, taking to the pets, admiring the garden and taking lots of photos, I went back inside, showered and dressed and made plans to get in the car and drive to Mount Maunganui to ...
... of 1965 Britain; and 40 years ago we got married. We drove up the coast aiming for Whitianga. The road was the usual up and down and bendy, but pretty in places. Lots of the hillsides were bare however: harvested and left for time and the tiny replacement pines to heal the wounds. We stopped for a coffee on the way with a free scone, jam and cream thrown in because of a mistake. 'We didn't order that', ' I've brought so have it on the house.' We sat at a table in an ...
... of Te Aroha souvenir crockery, as well as some of the photos and bathhouse remnants. There is a delightful antiques shop in town, so have a browse, as we wait for the bus to pick us up at 4.30. There is no croquet on today, so Pete uses the Internet at the Local Library. Very glad to be in the Sherpa mini bus, as we are driven back to Thames in the rain, for our last night, as we are catching the Intercity bus from here in the morning. We farewell the lovely Chinese family ...
Well, this will be our first english entry. Why? Because we want some special people to understand that as well.
After leaving Cathedral Cove, we drove further south when suddenly the engine lamp was flashing.
Too afraid of going on to our final destination Tauranga, we decided to stop in a little town called Whangamata. Soon, we found a mechanic and he told us about another problem: it was saturday, holidays and too much work to do.
... weather is not as warm as we had hoped, although late spring it can, and does, get quite chilly. Especially at night! I sleep with a double duvet and a blanket doubled over but the whole fabric of the van gets really cold. One thing I am so looking forward to is my bed and my electric blanket when we get home. Still summer starts on the 1st December and the locals say it can get quite warm, especially on the South Island where shall be from the 14th ...