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Stunning Onetangi Waiheke Beach House

 A lovely beachside Bach - perfect location with great amenities Would definitely recommend this property 

Blenheim Retro Riverside Retreat

 Thanks a mill . Great place to stay, nice and quiet as well. don't let first impressions fool you ,perfect place for a stay in Blenheim. 

Beautiful Bliss Cottage

 This perfect cottage is warm, beautifully decorated, well equipped and located within a two minute walk to the square and restaurants and shops. It is perfect for a weekend break and totally suitable for 2 couples to stay. We will definitely return. As the name suggests it is "bliss" 

*Heart Stone Cottage*

 Lovely spot, nice and private, good location for getting places. 

cute cottage, cosy and affordable

 Had a great time here, very homely, easy care, stress free batch. Great location and had everything we needed for our stay. The linen, blankets being available is always an added bonus for us. Thanks for sharing your home with us. 

Absolutely lovely beach front accommodation

 Everything in the property was perfect and made us to have a lovely stay. We would love to come back. Thanks!