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Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

Central Mangawhai Heads

 Easy tidy clean great location between shops/food and the beach only 2 minutes walk 

Clifftop family friendly holiday home

 Fantastic views and facilities! 

Mangawhai Magic Kiwi Bach

 Lots of space. Nice to have sleepout with ensuite as extra sleeping option. Well equipped. Good location. 

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Modern 4 bedroom Bach with sea views / large deck

 tThe place was as described. Great location close to shops, beach & golf club. Clean & tidy and would have no hesitation recommending this property 

Clifftop family friendly holiday home

 The house and the view were amazing! Very spacious and all the little details that they even thought of were very caring! Both the kids and adults loved this place, would love to go back again! 

Beach retreat. Waterfront location - Alamar Cres.

 Amazing place, beautiful location! Thanks so much!