Paihia Pacific Resort Hotel
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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Hot tub
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
- Conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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Travel Blogs from Paihia
... said hummm so relatively new compared to some of your buildings. Don't get me wrong it was a beautiful building and was lovely to see that it had been kept exactly as it was built with the same stone floorings etc but to get all teary eyed over it is another thing. We learned a little about who built it, the costings ( done in pounds, shillings and pence) and the way in which it was built. It was interesting and there was a lot of interesting things inside. We had a wander through ...
... The beaches are open to the public, if I understood it right, up to 60 feet above the high tide line. Wonderful! Private property important, but it is not sacred as some would have it.
After boarding the catamaran, we first headed for Russell, a quaint little town across the bay from Paihia. Some people went there for the day by ferry, but we didn’t have time if we wanted to sail the Bay. Then, island hopping, we headed for the Hole in ...
... Hole in the Rock'. The cruise was a few hours long and we saw loads of wild dolphins swimming along with the boat. We cruised past about 11 of the 150 islands in the Bay of Islands collective and got to have an hour break on the beautiful Otehei bay. We finished off the day with a proper beach dinner of fish and chips for dinner at Vinnie's ...
... while I did find stuff out, I ENJOYED SUNSHINE in what felt like forever. There were beaches and pohutukawa trees (I dare you to try and pronounce it) and it was simply beautiful. I took it really easy here. Lazy in fact. Was fed up of doing stuff or traveling and you know I excel at indolence... So I played hooky one day IN THE SUNSHINE and read my book, had flat white coffee and even... salad cos the temperature supported ...
... a film about the Maori, had a guided tour and finished with a cultural show. The performers came out of the meeting house and challenged us, looking very scary but the show they gave was fascinating.
We went back to the ship sitting on seats on top of the tender in the open air. Great fun.
Since then we've sat having a drink with Connie and Ellen and enjoyed the sail away. Now it's time to get ready for dinner. Signing off ...