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Sanctuary in the Cove
Reviewed 24 August 2010

Spent a relaxing four days staying at Sanctuary in the Cove in late-August 2010.
The accomodation is well situated in NZ's sub-tropical far north and presents as an ideal stepping-stone for those keen to explore the wider hinterlandor to enjoy the vast array of aquatic delights offered by the cove (including fishing).
On a quiet day (if that is your preference) Sanctuary in the Cove has it 'in spades' and delivers tranquil unspoilt surroundings.
The nearest golf course (Carrington) is a 'beautiful monster'

  • Stayed: August 2010, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 26 February 2010

We would recommend this private, quiet cottage by the sea. The owner could not have been more helpful. We were diappointed not to have a dishwasher (something you would expect with the description of "luxury") and we did wonder why one of the bedrooms had only one bedside cabinet, but otherwise it was beautiful.

  • Stayed: December 2009, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 February 2010

Having stayed in many beautiful places during our 2 months touring over South and North Island we particularly loved Sanctuary in the Cove. Hard to beat if you like the comfort of the cottages combined with a truly unique and private setting. The panoramic view from te deck is constantly changing with the tides of the ocean just in front of you. And so is birdlife.
We also loved the tasteful landscaping of the whole property.
Very relaxing and simply unforgettable.

  • Stayed: January 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 November 2009

A two bedroom cottage right at the waters edge in a pretty little cove which is both quiet and filled with local wildlife. Handy location for exploring the locale and also peaceful enough to have a very relaxing stay away from the summer tourist rush.
The amenities are excellent with plenty of space and very well kept.
This is a perfect location for a summer stay in the far north of NZ.

  • Stayed: November 2009, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 May 2009

My wife and I spent four very relaxing nights at Sanctuary in the Cove in March 2009. We had a wonderful time and wished we had been able to stay longer. The accommodation comprises two detached self-catering cottages in a fantastic location right on the waters edge at Coopers Beach. The location is idyllic and extremely peaceful. The accommodation is high class and well equipped. The only thing missing was a dishwasher. We stayed in Cove Cottage which had great sea views from the lounge/diner and both bedrooms. Within the grounds there were sun loungers and outside table & chairs plus a barbeque. We also had the use of two kayaks which were great fun. There is plenty to do in the area including trips along the Ninety Mile Beach and Cape Reinga. We would certainly recommend Sanctuary in the Cove to anyone who is seeking good quality accommodation in a lovely area towards the top of the North Island.

  • Stayed: March 2009, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile
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Stayed: November 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 May 2015
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  • Stayed: May 2015, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Sanctuary in the Cove

Address: 283 State Hwy 10, Coopers Beach, Mangonui 0420, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Mangonui > Coopers Beach
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 4 Speciality Lodging in Coopers Beach
Price Range: £144 - £164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sanctuary in the Cove 4*
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Self-contained accommodation in a choice of two waterfront modern cottages. Your secluded hideaway is set within a large property of natural bush and sub-tropical landscaped gardens. Relax in peace and privacy with a stunning outlook onto a hidden cove. ... more   less 
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