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The Punga Pad

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
The Whangarei Heads is known for its beautiful pohutukawa fringed coast, amazing coastline, world class fishing and diving and scenic walking tracks. Located in McLeod Bay, the Punga Pad is set amongst native and tropical gardens and has beautiful views of the bay. The property is split into two separate units, we live in one and the other is the Punga Pad. It is a clean and comfortable studio with one queen size bed, a double foldout couch, en suite shower and bathroom facilities, 4 person dining table & chairs, a small kitchenette for simple food preparation and cooking and its own private deck with a 4 burner hooded bbq and outside furniture. The Punga Pad is the perfect base to explore and enjoy the beauty of the Heads. • Local café/takeaways “The Deck” is a one minute walk up the r...The Whangarei Heads is known for its beautiful pohutukawa fringed coast, amazing coastline, world class fishing and diving and scenic walking tracks. Located in McLeod Bay, the Punga Pad is set amongst native and tropical gardens and has beautiful views of the bay. The property is split into two separate units, we live in one and the other is the Punga Pad. It is a clean and comfortable studio with one queen size bed, a double foldout couch, en suite shower and bathroom facilities, 4 person dining table & chairs, a small kitchenette for simple food preparation and cooking and its own private deck with a 4 burner hooded bbq and outside furniture. The Punga Pad is the perfect base to explore and enjoy the beauty of the Heads. • Local café/takeaways “The Deck” is a one minute walk up the road. • Parua Bay is a 5 minute drive and has a local tavern, gas station, bakery, cafe, groceries and a bottle store. • Local playground for the kids is a short walk down the road. • Pines Golf Course, Yoga classes, Tennis Courts, Local fitness classes & beautiful surf beaches including Ocean Beach, Kauri Mountain, Pataua all a short distance away. • Beautiful scenic walking tracks to suit all levels including Smugglers Cove, Mt Manaia, Mt Aubrey, Peach Cove Track, Bream Head/Te Whara Track, Te Araroa Walkway all close by. • Safe swimming is a short walk across the road, go fishing off the local jetty, collect shellfish, jump off the pontoon or explore the calm bays and coves by kayak. • Boating, fishing, diving and snorkeling are popular water activities in the bay. Orca and Dolphins are regular visitors to the bay. Features of the Pad • 40 inch TV with Free view TV • Stereo with selection of Cd's • PlayStation with selection of games and DVDs • Your own deck with 4 burner hooded bbq, sea views and outside furniture • Parking at front on property • High pressure shower • Wireless Internet • During some months you can hear Kiwi calling from the house and Fantails, Tui, NZ Pigeon, Wax-eyes and Bellbirds are regular visitors to our gardens More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Highchair
Water Views
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cable/satellite TV
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
TV
Parking
Microwave
Balcony
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Toaster
Deck
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

my wife and I stayed in the Punga Pad while we were back in New Zealand on holiday from Thailand. The unit is spacious, spotlessly clean and very well appointed. Scott and Gaylyn have thought carefully about what their guests may need and have done...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank FarAway733844
Reviewed 27 May 2017

As per the photos, the unit is modern, light and warm. We spent two nights there and used the cooking facilities on both nights. The little oven may be compact, but it is very efficient. The unit had Sky TV and the water pressure in...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank Kiwiseley
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Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2015
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby
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