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Hot Water Beach
Cosy cottages and rooms set in beautiful gardens just minutes form Cathedral Cove and Hot Water Beach.
Restaurant onsite. Within walking distance to Hahei Beach . . . More . . .
Travelling the less-sandy side of the Coromandel Peninsula with no plans and a child on board. What could possibly go wrong? Read the story . . .
Tucked away in a quiet bush setting beside a rippling brook. 5 minute stroll to central Thames shops, restaurants, cafes etc. Closest motel to Thames hospital. . . . More . . .
Just beneath the surface of the sand is a delicious, natural underground river that brings hot water to the beach almost on tap, so to speak. Read the story . . .
Coromandel's top-rated holiday park, 5km north of Coromandel township. Beautiful location with trees and gardens to relax in and enjoy the natural setting. . . . More . . .
Walk through native nīkau and pōhutukawa to idyllic, sandy seclusion. Read the story . . .
Coromandel Court Motel is situated, opposite the bus stop in Coromandel Town centre, just a minute's stroll from shops and restaurants. . . . More . . .
Zig zag through lush native bush on New Zealand's only narrow-gauge railway. Read the story . . .
Attractive, comfortable motel with great hospitality, situated on the main street of Whitianga and within a minute's walk of the beautiful Buffalo Beach. . . . More . . .
Follow the course of the Ōhinemuri River and walk or ride through jurassic-looking, bush-clad trails at the heart of the Coromandel's gold-mining history. Read the story . . .
A friendly welcome and clean facilities guaranteed! Natural, hot, mineral pools (free to campers) are emptied, cleaned and refilled daily. Tranquil park-like setting, located on . . . More . . .
If the idea of a guided tour brings you out in spots, you’ll be wanting to bring yourself to the spots you most want to see. Read the story . . .
Whether you're on holiday, visiting friends and relatives or attending events in and around Waihi Beach, Beachaven TOP 10 Holiday Resort provides the perfect spot . . . More . . .
Drop into Hot Water Beach, a few kilometres down the coast from Whitianga and remember to take a spade: the bucket is optional, but a garden spade or contractor’s shovel is not. Read the story . . .
Our chalets are self-contained units, fully furnished, all bedding/towels provided, separate bedrooms, bathroom, living area, TV and full kitchen. New studios and apartments - mineral . . . More . . .
Things to do
The east coast of the Coromandel Peninsula has more than its fair share of pretty beaches. Happily, there are still a few that have escaped the developers. New Chums is one. Read the story . . .