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Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

On The Beach at Snells Beach

 Fabulous location. Never tired of the view. The apartment catered for all our needs. We would love to make a return visit. 

Sanctuary Lake Cottage

 Quite simply, it's just a little slice of heaven. 

Te Arai native bush hideaway cottage

 Beautiful secluded property. Loved the hot tub! Perfect place for a relaxing weekend getaway. Thanks for a lovely stay! 

The Cafe Cottage _ stunning honeymooners retreat !

 Wonderful! We will be back. Like a little oasis. The pictures do not do it justice! The dogs had a great time running around and we had a great time chilling out in the amazing tropical surroundings. Already recommended to a friend and can't wait to come back. 

Cute Studio for Two,  in Lovely Leigh

 nice, quiet location. handy to the beach. Clean and tidy presentation, and well equipped kitchenette. 

The Orchard House -  A Matakana Escape

 The property was faultless. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and found it an ideal base from which to explore the Matakana district. A perfect spot for anyone attending a wedding at the neighbouring Stables Restaurant.