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Colin M
Auckland, New Zealand

Tranquil beach suite

Review of Santa Fe
4.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 Nov 2016
My wife and 10 year old daughter were on Waiheke Island for a friend’s wedding. We rented the two-bedroom suite downstairs at Santé Fe Villa.
We arrived late by bus from the ferry. The bus stop is almost outside Santé Fe. The owner, Bobbi e, was there to greet us and settle us into the suite. Bobbie was delightfully helpful and unobtrusive providing information we needed.
The suite comprises two comfortable rooms joined by the external deck or an internal corridor. This is an older house by the furnishing is thoughtful and relaxing. Other than the comfortable bed our favourite spot was the lounge chairs in the sun room with a coffee or tea and a book.
The view of the beach was fringed by native tress that provided privacy and a sense of emersion in the lush landscape.
Away from the traffic but literally two minutes’ walk to the shops, we enjoyed strolling to the beach or local shops.
For a relaxing weekend or few days, we will be back.
Date of stay: November 2016
Room Tip: Ask Bobbie for a room to suit your needs. The downstairs suite was quiet and sunny
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed in in the hacienda and the panoramic view of the water was amazing. So relaxing that we sat on the huge deck for hours on our first day and just breathed in the air, relaxed and shared some wonderful Waiheke wine. The location is an easy walk to the little town, which has great restaurant options, and really everything you'd need to stay. We weren't there long enough to cook, but I would love to go back and make meals and just stay in the place for meals as well. The kitchen has a window out to the deck, and the place is decorated with so many nice antiques. And a favorite thing is Bobbie's cat - looks like a little black lion - we LOVED him. It's a long way from eastern USA but we will come back and for longer next time.

Date of stay: May 2016
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
1  Thank carolekv
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Reviewed 10 March 2016

I stayed in the studio, plenty of space and sea views. Nice terrace too. Great location, 5 minute walk into Oneroa, the main town and enroute is the community art gallery; great standard of artworks, unmissable. 7 minute walk down to the sandy beach or a 15 minute walk to Little Oneroa beach, more secluded and you can walk there via a track over the hill or along the road.

Room tip: I think choosing your room really has to be based on the number of people in your party
Date of stay: March 2016
  • Trip type: Travelled solo
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1  Thank Maire M
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Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

Beautiful view of the bay, the manager was very sweet and helpful. Easy to find and not too far from the Main Street but not too close either. Easy walking distance to bar and restaurants. Parking was easy as well. Couldn't ask for more. Would go again.

Date of stay: February 2015
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 23 September 2013

Santa Fe Villa, is simply the best! after a very long haul flight from New York, Santa Fe was the perfect remedy for me and my family,one only has to sit on that lovely spacious deck, look out onto the sea...and just completely unwind.......the owner Bobbie was the perfect hostess and gave us our space,.her attention to detail,was just right...she even took time out of her busy schedule to take us on a Tiki Tour of the island!..Highly recommend.coming back for our 15th Wedding Anniversary.
Cara and Paul

Date of stay: April 2013
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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