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Timeout Retreat for your summer or winter holiday.

 Great property, would happily stay again. Great for the little ones with a toy box inside and a fenced back yard. Comfortable and a great place to relax. 

Rangi Retreat - on Rangi Ave

 This home was well cared for and comfortable. It had everything we needed for a nice break away. Good lay out and very homely. Thanks. 

located in quiet street

 Great to be able to walk to the beach. Very comfortable stay, Good also it had a flat screen tv and a dvd player, Would definitely recommend it as a place to stay. 

located in quiet street

 Great,Fully fenced 

located in quiet street

 Great,Fully fenced 

Sunny, Spacious, 3 bedroom Beach Bach

 Lovely modern, warm, clean and comfortable place to stay. Would recommend to everyone.