We returned to the Rimu House . Bliss. View of the rugged beach, great stove. Cook while you watch the waves crash on Gentle Annie Point. Eat on the deck and watch the sun set. Climb up and sleep in the attic. Walk the walks, forage the beach, rest, read, paint, relax.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to Gentle Annie Seaside Accommodation. We are a small family run business that is passionate about this beautiful area and making your stay enjoyable. We have 4 private, self-contained houses, all with stunning views of the ocean which is a stones throw away. There is also the Rata Lodge, a backpackers style place that can be booked by the room. Located at the mouth of the Mokihinui River and Tasman ocean we have a beautiful camping ground. Large, private, camping sites are situated amongst landscaped garden areas right next to the river and beach. The Cowshed Cafe is open seasonally serving delicious food and locally roasted coffee, and open year round as the common building for the camping ground and holiday homes. Enjoy the free-wifi and large maps and information boards show casing the many things to see and do in the area. Gentle Annie makes a great base to explore this stunning region with many local attractions including; the Oparara Arches, Heaphy Track, Old Ghost Road, Charming Creek Walkway, Denniston Plataue, Capefoulwind Seal Colony, and our own Gentle Annie Point Maze and Coastal Walk. There is great fishing in the area, and enjoy making a bonfire on the beach, and watching the dolphins play. We look forward to having you here! ... more less