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Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

Otama Beach Hideaway

 Such an amazing, special place! The sunrises were incredible and the beach was unbelievably beautiful. I loved our time at Otama! 

Afforable luxury accommodation

 amazing location views perfection 

Stunning lake view plus on-water boatshed

 Thanks for a great Easter break. The Lake is a magical spot. 

Great Kiwi Bach - Pet Friendly

 The place was perfect for what we needed it for, easy to look after and nice and clean when we arrived. Has a great outdoor area too to enjoy the sun. 

Shepherds Hut.  Farm setting

 Thankyou 

Luxury Tuscan Beach Home Whangamata

 Location is great - just 100m from the beach and next to the access. Top class décor. Has everything you require. Kitchen 7 Dining facilities superb. Especially loved the beach / sea toys. Communication from tenants was great also. Enjoyed it a lot and thanks. The family had an awesome time. We also felt it was very good value for money.