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- Refrigerator in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Microwave in room
- Hot tub
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
TripAdvisor Reviews Beachfront Resort Whitianga
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... we arrived there, twenty minute way. The cost was $14 each for as long as one wanted. We'd borrowed towels from Gina. In the sixties they'd built this huge swimming pool where there were 30-odd hot springs. This was at Miranda, a tiny community named after a gunboat sent to intervene locally during the Maori wars of the mid nineteenth century. The pool was 37c and the jacuzzi/sauna section 41c. There were 20 people using the pool including 6 Chinese women of a certain age. Hot ...
... 8217; when at low tide you can dig into the sand and the hot springs bubble up into the sand. If there was one person digging there must have been 100+ - good fun and very warm.
The following day I drove off the Penisula to Taupo. Some beautiful views as I snaked up and down the hills. Katikati 'mural town' was an interesting place with open air art work in the form of murals of the buildings. The town like many inland from the Bay of Plenty was a ...
... to cool off. Not far up the road we visited another 600-year-old Kauri grove, which was very peaceful given there were only a couple of other visitors amongst all the trees. The road emerged not far from Whitianga, where we stocked up on supplies and found our campground. It was a good set-up and we enjoyed some drinks and nibbles near our site before cooking our barbeque dinner.
The next morning we set off early to Cape Colville, at the northern tip of ...
... off a tap. If your pool is cooling down then open a gap in your little wall and let in more hot!!! A bizarre experience to have on an otherwise normal looking beach. From here we drove south along the coast toward Tauranga. We made a coffee and Internet stop along the way in Whangamata (we couldn't go too much longer without it as we needed to give you all an update). After our pit stop we ...
... tidy pub!, the home of the local motorcycle club! Moving on a little while later we took the car along a windy gravel track through the mountains for about 30 Km's to the town of Whitianga! It seemed to take us forever to get there as the road was so bad! When we did arrive there, we pulled in at the most beautiful beach, the view out to the horizon was so nice, there were huge cliffs lining each side and the water was so clear ...