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- Hot tub
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
TripAdvisor Reviews Beachfront Resort Whitianga
Travel Blogs from Whitianga
... for those who out in some considerable effort to get here. We did recommend Kath consider taking a water taxi back but as it was a little more cloudy she set off ahead of us up the steep path. Norma followed shortly after and once I had tracked down Barry and more importantly the car keys, I made my way back catching up with them further down the track. Norma and I are extremely impressed with Kath's quick ...
Our last trip to the Coromandel was 36 years ago so we were interested to see if we could remember places and how it had changed. We drove from Auckland along the east coast to Cooks Beach where we had stayed in a caravan all those years ago. It was also lovely to catch up with friends who now live at Cooks Beach. The whole area was far more built up but the caravan park was still there, the beach was still stunning and ...
... are even more lovely. Met some really great "mates" here for sure! From Mt. Monganoui, Thomas headed South to Rotorua. The weather warmed up a bit here, but the showers would still come and go. Most everything anyone would want to do here is outside- well, all of NZ for that matter. I ended up taking a much needed alone time hime through the redwood forest. Unlike the redwoods in California, these forests were jungles filled with lagoons ...
... we mean it! Of course, like many hot water beach rookies, we had seen the pictures of the tourists sitting in these large bath-like holes and just decided “yeah, we want a piece of that action”. Little did we know that the actual digging of the hole was secretly a test of the human spirit and will – a real team building exercise – and it seemed to really test team Handy. Our first struggle came the moment we reached the ...
... his name had spread and he had lots of visitors who wanted to learn from him and use his studio. So when some local land became available (which to us would be a small mountain ) he bought it and decided to build a small railway on it to bring the clay down from the mountain for his studio work. He surveyed the land and hired diggers and started laying the tracks - he borrowed money for the bank and just kept going. As time went ...