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Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

West Coast Retreat - stunning sunsets meets river

 Great place to stay. Comfortable, and heaps of room for the family. Secure and pet friendly! Wouldn't hesitate to stay again. 

Almost Beach Front Bach

 Great bach, we really enjoyed our stay, very reasonably priced, thanks very much 

gorgeous little hide away near the beach

 Had a lovely weekend! Thank you :) 

gorgeous little hide away near the beach

 Our family love it here and visit as often as we can, so we rate it highly. We love the art, small intentional touches in the garden, in the house etc. This is a great location. The property is close to the river and the beach- what more can one ask? 

West Coast Retreat - stunning sunsets meets river

 We had such a great weekend. The weather was great, the beach was gorgeous and house was tidy and had so much room for us all. Thank you again for the fast and easy communication, Sue! ?? Anna 

Classic Kiwi Bach - Port Waikato

 Love this gorgeous little bach, so close to the beach!