Go back 150 odd years and Thames was booming, growing rich off gold.
The rocky shores of the Thames Coast. © Destination Coromandel.
Shops and cafes at your doorstep, golden sand beach just a short walk away, tennis court, sauna and private spa, Palm Pacific Resort has everything . . . More . . .
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When most people imagine their idyllic beach, they think of white sand and sun-dappled water. Surfers focus on wind and swell directions and the hidden bathymetry of the seafloor. Read the story . . .
NEW!!! We now have SKY Guest Select, You now have a choice of 50 + SKY Channels. Movies, Sport, Docos, Reality TV. . . . More . . .
Even in an area that has more than its fair share of wonderful beaches, the gems that lie along this road less travelled are in a class of their own... Read the story . . .
Welcome to The Coromandel Peninsula and Whangamata's new Marine Reserved Holiday Apartments. Just 120 metres from the fabulous Whangamata beach, we offer you casual, relaxed . . . More . . .
The Coromandel is famous for its seafood, but there are lots of great options for eating out here, from casual cafés to relaxed vineyard dining. Read the story . . .
WHANGAMATA's ONLY HOLIDAY PARK. CLOSE TO OUR FAMOUS WHITE SANDY BEACH and local shops. Whangamata Motor camp is a popular spot for Families, Surfers and . . . More . . .
Do what the locals do in Coromandel. Read the story . . .