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16 Reotahi Road, Whangarei 0174 New Zealand See on map
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We had such a fabulous weekend - thank you so much Jo! Our retreat was custom designed and we all had a great time! The food was amazing, the yoga and meditation were relaxing, the massages sensational and walks were beautiful!

Date of stay: May 2018
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Response from whyretreat, Owner at WHY RetreatResponded 14 May 2018

Thanks! It was a pleasure to have you all here and I am glad you enjoyed it so much!

Reviewed 29 March 2018

I participated in 5 days yoga retreat in March. The accommodatation was in a very nice room with super view. It was a yoga retreat in a small group, there was only 4 people. It created a family feeling. Jo tok care of everything, she...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Pille M
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

I stayed one week in that wonderful place for a yoga retreat. Everything I lived there was more than expected. Yoga, walking trek, swimming in the ocean, sunrise....everything was in that place. A warm and lovely welcoming from Jo. I met wonderful people. You can...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Audrey M
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I stayed with Jo for the 6 day yoga & hiking retreat but unfortunately broke my foot a few days before I was due to arrive! However, Jo was amazing, helping me feel part of the group despite not being able to go on the...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Lauren F
Response from whyretreat, Owner at WHY RetreatResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you for your review Lauren. I hope your foot is feeling better by now. You were such a good patient!

Reviewed 8 February 2018

I attended a 6 day hiking and yoga retreat at WHY retreat after finding it through an internet search for a yoga retreat. Hiking and yoga are two of my favourite things and this retreat combined both beautifully and exceeded my expectations. Jo is a...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Meg O
Response from whyretreat, Owner at WHY RetreatResponded 10 February 2018

How wonderful to hear that you are still glowing after your retreat with me, Meg. I really loved hosting you here and will look forward to your return. Best wishes. Jo

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Free Internet
Free Parking
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Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Hi Lloyd. Yes we have the manaia suite available for you!
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"Very handy to hire a car during your stay here."
25 Mar 2017
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"Bayview room offers glorious views from your pillow!"
11 Dec 2016
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"Bigger room with a great view."
31 Oct 2016
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"great views, location, quiet,"
12 Sep 2016
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