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We were told about this by the local information centre.We drove to the car park and walked the five minute track to the Beach. We were the only ones there, a beautiful peaceful,sandy bay ,Oh so natural and undisturbed and so easy to get to.Go...More
Beautiful beach, that was much quieter than Hahei! Soft, clean sand, but be careful of the waves, which looked fierce and was probably why no one was swimming! The beach is a short step down from the car park, making the beach easily accessible. Nice...More
We drove to the car park at Sailors Grave which had a small attractive beach and from there took the 25 minute walk to Otara Bay. Well worth the climb over the hill to the next bay (with some great views along the way) to...More
The Coromandel was so busy. Cathedral Cove had traffic jams on the path, Hot Water Beach was crazy, but Sailor's Grave beach was quiet, and beautiful. Safe inlet for children and nice waves for older children and adults. Crystal clear water, trees for shade. Just...More
I thought this beach was way better than Cathedral Cove which was crowded and accessible by what was basically a paved track. At Sailor's Bay continue north up the coast a short way to Otara Beach - totally deserted - and to the Lynch Creek...More
We often take the short trip from Tairua to 'Sailors'. This is one of the nicest beaches on the peninsular. A lovely early morning walk south of the main access on fresh packed sand, a quick dip in the pacific (in summer) and back to...More
The name "Sailor's Grave" is itself intriguing! There really is a marked grave there. There are numerous stories about this grave including a claim on Trip Advisor that it was a sailor from Captain Cooks Ship, The Endeavour. But that is not correct. Local archeologists...More