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Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

Wild Bay Villa, Premium Waiheke Accommodation

 The villa was so beautiful, nice and tidy with sea views. Just amazing place to be. 

Prime beachfront position on Waiheke Island.

 Right on the sea front with two bar /restaurants two minutes away. Big property with a couple of decks, BBQ, hot tub, and well equipped 

Luxury Guest House, Island Bay Estate

 The whole stay was beautiful from the minute we arrived. Lovely couple, So friendly & warm. Our stay was divine. The house very clean, immaculate & stylish. We thoroughly enjoyed our two nights & cannot wait to stay there again & longer hopefully next time. Thank you Sue & Deborah so much. We will highly recommend you! But also like the hidden secret of a gem of a place! :) 


 "Paradise" great little cottage, beautiful gardens in a very private location. Beautifully decorated with great furniture and an amazing bed. So peaceful native birds waking you up in the morning it was just wonderful and brought back child hood memories. I would be back in a heart beat. Thank you so much!!! 

Nikau Cottage - Cosy Forest Hideaway

 Amazing homely bach. Great place to relax. 

Nikau Cottage - Cosy Forest Hideaway

 really good, private, had everything we needed (including nutella), would highly recommend.