We will be open at 9:00 am. Call 020 7590 0614
Estuary Suite, 970 Lonely Bay, New Zealand

970 Lonely Bay, Coromandel Peninsula

Small & Intimate Lodge – typically up to £400 per room per night

Summary

Short description

Combine intimate charm with luxurious touches

About

Recommended for:
Beach

Location

Hidden away among the native New Zealand bush, close to the seaside town of Whitianga, the lodge commands views out across Cooks Beach onto the Mercury Bay. It’s the sort of sublime beauty that has made the Coromandel Peninsula so attractive, drawing day trippers the two and a half hours’ drive from Auckland. However, linger a little longer for the next-door Shakespeare Scenic Reserve and spend some serious time on its expansive bays of white sand. It’s also possible to drive round to the western side of the peninsula – perhaps stopping for its central mountain trails – for a wilder New Zealand, full of dramatic stony coves.

Accommodation

Host to just four suites, one of 970 Lonely Bay’s best features is its sense of intimacy. And, while they all have their own character, each offers a king size bed, fine linens and an outdoor terraces with either bush views or estuary panoramas. Inside, considered design touches tread the line between contemporary and traditional with skylights adding to oversize windows. A particular highlight is the two bedroom Estuary Terrace whose wraparound deck offers superlative views.

Dining

Choosing intimacy over celebrity, meals are taken in the dining room or – in good weather – on the patio with the select few other guests. Start the day with a continental breakfast with fresh fruit and homemade yoghurt standing next to the cooked options among the highlights. From here, you’ll enjoy flexible dining with food cooked to order by your gracious hosts; there’s everything from picnic hampers and vintage afternoon teas to indulgent dinner sand even Christmas lunches. Alternatively, make your way to nearby Cooks Beach for sophisticated tapas.

Facilities

At the lodge, you’ll find plenty of room to relax in the library, fireplace-heated ‘snug area’, solarium and manicured garden, enhanced by feature lighting. There’s also WiFi to stay connected along with a range of activities on offer. Drive out to the coast for boat tours, cove kayak trips and plenty of dive and snorkel sites. Be sure to visit the famed Hot Water Beach to dig your very own hot tub in the sand. Alternatively, visit The Lost Springs to be waited on by attentive staff while you enjoy the heated waters. 

Stay here on these holidays

Highlights of New Zealand

19-day tailor-made self-drive from £2,845 pp

Special
offer

– Save up to £130 pp
Book by: 20 June 2018

With boutique hotel stays and car hire included throughout, this curated road trip perfectly showcases the unique cultures and natural wonders of New Zealand's North and South islands.

Meet our experts

Speak to a tailor-made specialist on 020 7590 0614

Meet the team

Why book with Wexas Travel?

At Wexas, we specialise in bespoke travel experiences. Our itineraries are just samples of what we can arrange, and can be changed depending on your precise needs, finances and ideas by our experienced destination specialists.

Contact one of our consultants on 020 7590 0614 to discuss how we can tailor your holiday.

Learn why Wexas is the leader in creating luxury holidays. What is tailor-made travel?

Expert advice & support

Visit us in our London office

Let our travel specialists curate the perfect holiday:

  • Inspirational ideas based on experience
  • Established for over 45 years
  • Tailor a holiday to your precise requirements
  • Personalised quotes and documentation
  • In-depth Wexas travel guides

Every step of the way

Every step of the way

Our services are with you from start to finish:

  • Dedicated personal consultants
  • Wexas Travel App
  • Free airport lounges on qualifying bookings
  • Care and guidance pre, post and during holiday
  • Full financial security: ABTA & ATOL protected