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    Snow guide: Mt Ruapehu

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    The Story of Wildside Lodge, West Coast

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    Golden Days at Big Bay

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Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

Delightful Beach Bach Retreat

 We just loved the location and the house was well thought out (we really appreciated a lightly stocked pantry for basics), clean and comfortable, Unfortunately we didn't read the user guide thoroughly and it wasn't until the end of our stay did we realise that water supplies were via tank water. V.sorry! Recommend popping this info at the top of the guide and a sign in the bathroom. Let us know if you ever want to sell. Regards, Kat & Martin Fraser 

Delightful Beach Bach Retreat

 Perfect Bach. Really well appointed and in a great location. Easy to deal with owners. Thanks for a great stay. 

Delightful Beach Bach Retreat

 Comfortable, clean, kiwi bach in fantastic location. We will return. 

Delightful Beach Bach Retreat

 Great little bach, really close to the beach. Would definitely stay there again. 

Delightful Beach Bach Retreat

 Fantastic location across from the beach. The house is older but is very clean and tidy with everything we needed provided. 

Delightful Beach Bach Retreat

 What a lovely bach! We were so impressed with how comfortable, cozy and attractive it was. It had everything we needed for our stay. It is located just across the road from the beach which we made the most of! We also enjoyed sitting in the gorgeous garden with some beers, and walked the short distance (several times!) to the fantastic Luke's Kitchen! If we weren't moving to the South Island from Auckland we would be regulars at this bach! We'll be recommending it to all our friends!