Cabana Lodge Motel

101-103 Beach Rd., Whangamata, The Coromandel, North Island, 3620, New Zealand | Motel
Prices starting from $95.00

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Happy in HaHei

A travel blog entry by capel


... of the water!! It was at this point that the guide began to tell us the story of how Ha Hei got its name. Hei was a Maori chief who broke away from a larger tribe further up the coast. As he arrived into the area with his followers, he spotted one of the islands and remarked how it resembled his nostrils. Now the law of the time was that if you could find land which resembled you in some way, you could stake claim to it and all the land you could see ...

Hot Water Beach and a trip around the Peninsula

A travel blog entry by tony-helen


Helen and Tony awake at 7am. We got up, dressed and sorted our swimming gear and then set off, heading North towards an early morning appointment with the natural hot waters bubbling through the sands of Hot Water Beach. The trip took about 45 minutes and being so early, to catch the right tide, we avoided the usual heavy traffic and manic crowds. When we arrived having driven through some beautiful countryside, we parked up, took Franks shovel out of the ...

More fun at the Beach making sand castles!

A travel blog entry by tony-helen


... kids, and then opening some beers and fizzy wine before our meal. Looking around at the adults it looks as though this evening may follow a similar pattern to yesterday evening. Liam and Oliver ask us to see them when they go to bed so they can say their special words, which include us, which is lovely to hear .......... "I am good, I am special, I am important. My mum and dad, Ganky (name for Frank) and Nanny, Liam and Tony and Helen.....I love you all very ...

A phone call in the night

A travel blog entry by pinklady27


... insects of all varieties, we slammed the doors shut and took up flip flops and tissues deferring our breakfast until the slaughter was over. The van roof resembled the battle field that it had become, but triumphal we sat down to breakfast in piece. It being the last full day with the van we had to tidy and clean it, but we did get time to read, relax and reflect on what a great time we've ...

It's been good HAHEI

A travel blog entry by annetty


... when trying to communicate. Ive learned that it does take empathy and patience, which I am still working on, but I have luckily been able to practice my french thanks to Maxime and Julie. When I hear them talk, I can pick up words here and there, but I do not understand their expressions and jokes, or sometimes not even the just of what they were saying as they talk so fast!!! This was the ah-ha momentwhen I realized I speak fast too, and to take your ...


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