The Retreat

Address: 22 Paihia Road, Paihia, Bay of Islands, North Island, 0247, New Zealand | Hotel
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    Travel Blogs from Paihia

    Heading north.

    A travel blog entry by charli9988 on May 16, 2015

    ... took it all in for a little while. Matty was eager to get in so he weighed up a few different spots before settling on the first rock pool we'd seen. By this point it was about 3pm and I'd mentioned I was a little worried about the tide coming in both on this side and the other side of the hillside. Matty told me to stop worrying and that I worry too much. So for the next hour and a half I sat and watched whilst he sat in the rock pool watching a star fish and taking photos. I ...

    Northland - Batten Down the Hatches...

    A travel blog entry by obrienml2004 on Mar 16, 2015

    7 photos

    ... weight: normal;">One small town here has public bathrooms to make reading material superfluous. A modern artist, Hunderwasser, went wild with coloured glass, pottery pots, cement and bottles. Not unusual today for a person to yell in before entering the sacred ground of the other sex to see what other whimsy awaits - some with camera in hand.


    Bay of Islands

    A travel blog entry by janinehoog on Feb 12, 2015

    4 comments, 5 photos

    So Greg and Lois collected me at 9 am and we set off for the Bay of Islands.
    After a non stop chattering drive we arrived just before lunch.
    What a beautiful place!!!
    Accommodation is top class...more than adequate!
    We took a walk around a street market and bought some fresh produce then headed back to have lunch.
    The family have now all gone to catch a quick nap so...perfect time to catch up on the ...

    All roads lead to Cape Reinga

    A travel blog entry by sarzmc on Jan 02, 2015

    102 photos

    ... Tasman Sea and the Pacific Ocean. We got talking to a German couple there after taking their photo and spent a fair bit of time wandering around reading the signage about the local environment, fauna and Maori legends.

    We decided to walk down along the headland to Te Werahi, the awe-inspiring beach we could see from the top, which took about 45 minutes. There was nobody down there except some oystercatchers so it was a beautiful spot to just sit and reflect.


    New Zealand - Paihia (Bay of Islands)

    A travel blog entry by stuandkat on Sep 18, 2014

    - One night in Auckland (trying to cancel Kiwi) - Bus up to Paihia, green rolling hills all the way! - Paihia was a really nice small town - Foe £30 a night we had our own kitchen, bathroom, bedroom & lounge/diner with a flat screen. - went ...