This place is the best family getaway, stunning sunsets, comfortable and warm accommodation. Children can go fishing off the jetty and get to watch the mumma eel in the stream. Very relaxing being off the grid, we fully absorbed the sounds and benefits of papatuanuku, earth mother.
We took a group of divers across with no idea what to expect but the staff were very helpful and the lodge perfect for our group with 2 cabins sharing a balcony. Lots of space with individual rooms and so very quiet. Lots of bird life on our doorstep - literally - I think one ate some of our apples off the bench!
Our stay at Orama Oasis was the highlight of our two-week trip. The night sky is beyond belief. Bring beach shoes for the rocky beach (or swim from the dock to avoid the rocks.) There are several great trails that start from the site -- mostly straight up hills to the top! Great food and amazing staff members living out what it means to gracefully serve others.
Orama is located towards the north of the island at the end of a 2 kn dirt road.The location is amazing with a great view. There are several walks from Orama with breathtaking views.Two beautiful beaches also close to walk to. Range of accommodation depending on your budget, it really is community living. Food was good, staff were helpful. Small shop on site. The closest shop is an hour walk or 20 minute drive.
Location is amazing right on a beautiful bay. We even swam with dolphins straight off the wharf!! Fishing & Snorkling straight from the bay was easy. All food is done for you so it's stress free. We brought our own car over so was easy to get out and about and see the island. The surf is epic and only 15mins away. Couldn't rave more about the location. Friendly staff and small community feel. Best place for a summer get away, off the grid and reset for the next year.