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Sunlover Retreat

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Pool
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful weekend away at the stunning sunlover retreat. The house is just gorgeous and service is fabulous. Being the off-season we were lucky to still have sun on the deck, walk on the beach and enjoy Tairua dining at Manaia. Highly recommend!

Thank amyyma2
Response from Donna B, Owner at Sunlover RetreatResponded 1 week ago

Yes, winter at the beach is, in many ways, just as good as summer! Especially those lovely sunny days. Thanks for taking the time to write a wonderful winter review.

Reviewed 27 June 2018

A one night stay in the most unique of places. Travelling with my husband across New Zealand on our honeymoon what a pleasure it was to stay at the Sunlover retreat. Arriving with our names written on the welcome board, was such a thoughtful touch....More

Thank Nat S
Response from Donna B, Owner at Sunlover RetreatResponded 29 June 2018

The floor to ceiling windows do allow an uninterrupted view so we are so pleased you enjoyed it! We'd love to see you back for one of your anniversaries. Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review ... we really appreciate...More

Reviewed 8 June 2018

We were lucky to reserve the Sunlover Retreat on the recommendation of friends. It's typically booked solid for months but the shoulder season allowed a 2-night stay. There are two separate accommodations (bedroom with en suite bath) with a shared common area. It's beautifully designed...More

Thank Vosges
Response from Donna B, Owner at Sunlover RetreatResponded 9 June 2018

Recommendations are the best for a property like ours. So we thank your friends so much for sending you our way. We are absolutely thrilled you enjoyed your time with us. Sounds like you made the most of what Sunlover and Tairua had to offer....More

Reviewed 21 April 2018

Everything to make a holiday stay had been thought of - no complaints, just comfort and joy. The location meant a walk down the steps to the wee town but was not a problem - the view from Sunlovers = well worth it. The breakfast...More

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Response from Donna B, Owner at Sunlover RetreatResponded 23 April 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely review. It can be a bit tricky to anticipate everyone's needs to make it a super enjoyable holiday but I'm glad we met your expectations.

Reviewed 14 April 2018

Fantastic place to enjoy the Coromandel Coast. Chris & Donna are fab hosts, the accommodation is luxurious amidst the amazing scenery with outstanding views from all aspects of the apartment. Breakfast was delicious especially Donna's homemade bread & baked egg & rosti. Found ourselves on...More

Thank yukonbob64
Response from Donna B, Owner at Sunlover RetreatResponded 9 June 2018

Hehe ... Chris will be so pleased that you said "Listen to Chris!". We love to send people to our secret little spots where they only have the "gulls for company" as it always reminds us of how NZ should be. Thank you for taking...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Price range
US$210 - US$256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$210 - US$256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room & Suite (47)
Dining (9)
Pool & Beach (7)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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"Only two rooms"
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"Either room is fine and we stayed on the one on the left as you looked out from the balcony"
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"Both rooms are superb, one has an outdoor (private!) bath"
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"All rooms are great"
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