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    Sunlover Retreat

    20 Ridge Road, Tairua 3508, New Zealand
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    6/08/2017 7/08/2017
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    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 268 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    My Dad and I stayed at the Sunlover Retreat as a stopover on our way back to Auckland following 10 days on the North Island. It was a perfect place to relax and look back on the fun journey we had experienced. The owners made...More

    Thank Astroboy_166
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    My wife and I recently stayed at the Sunlover for two nights during the Lions tour, without doubt this was the best place we stayed at during the month. Chris and Donna were excellent hosts, form little touches like the welcome sign on the door...More

    Thank Skydom
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Sunlover Retreat is phenomenal and our time there truly felt like a dream. From the food, to the rooms, to the hospitality...everything was amazing. On top of that...the view is unbelievably stunning that words to describe beauty would do it no justice. Our elopement was...More

    Thank Eapeisi T
    Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

    "Perfect"would be my choice of word if I had to describe Sunlover Retreat in one word. From the warm welcome from Donna to the incredible view from the deck; this is a truly amazing place for a relaxing break. We were only there for one...More

    Thank darragh63
    Response from Donna B, Owner at Sunlover RetreatResponded 13 May 2017

    Thank you so much Sue for the wonderful review. We are always a bit nervous hosting NZers as we know they already expect the hospitality us Kiwis can deliver. So we are left wondering if the rest of the Sunlover experience will knock their socks...More

    Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

    After a pretty dismal evening the night before our stay when the car broke down and we had to be towed back to my friends house ( over 2 hrs away) we drove back to the Coromandel wanting some luxury and a treat - I...More

    Thank dawniedee
    Response from Donna B, Owner at Sunlover RetreatResponded 13 May 2017

    Wow Dawn. What a fabulous review, thank you! Yes, you both definitely needed some R&R after your 'mis' adventures and I was so pleased to read that Sunlover provided it. We look forward to the day when we can welcome you back. Enjoy your travels!

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