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Sanctuary in the Cove
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Reviewed 31 December 2010

Secluded cove, great fishing, kayaking, reef walking, well appointed cottages. No need to bring anything but your food. Should weather be inclement there are games, pool table, dvd's, music, reading material, internet connection.

Having spent my life travelling extensively, I think this is a rare find.

Would thoroughly recommend it for a great getaway. So tranquil.

  • Stayed: December 2010, travelled with family
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Thank Sallylyons
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Reviewed 15 December 2010

Wonderful secluded and private absolute waterfront location which allows many water sport activities (fishing, kayaking etc) as well as just lounging around !! The real highlight for us was the excellent access to world class golf at Kauri Cliffs and Carrington Resort. Both are only a short drive from The Sanctuary.

  • Stayed: December 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 November 2010

Couldn't have been a more relaxing and peaceful stay. The owner lets you in and leaves you to it. No distractions, only the beautiful bay and perfectly set up cottage.

  • Stayed: November 2010, travelled as a couple
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Thank KateSoph
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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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Thank vandyk67
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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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Thank ge90
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