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Ahu Ahu Beach Villas

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321 Ahu Ahu Rd, RD4 New Plymouth | Oakura, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Ahu Ahu Beach Villas
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Ahu Ahu Oraukawa Lodge from the 6th - 8th March and were not disappointed. The location is absolutely stunning with panoramic views of the ocean. Nuala was a very welcoming and attentive host. She made sure we had everything we needed and ensured everything was in order for a fantastic stay. The Lodge is luxurious with... More 

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Solana Beach, California
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks to David and Nuala who were very welcoming and attentive hosts. The cottages have lots of character with interesting architectural details. Ours was well appointed and had everything we needed. Gorgeous views. Very cozy and clean. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend Ahu Ahu Villas to other travelers

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Ahu Ahu Beach Villas during the WOMAD Festival of 2015 and enjoyed every moment of it. So much so that we made a special trip back from New Plymouth (where the festival was held) every afternoon to spend a few hours relaxing and soaking up the beauty of the surroundings and the vistas of the sea.... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently stayed at the studio villa and couldn't have asked for better accommodation. Included with our stay were beautiful, sweeping vistas of the sea from a perch a couple hundred feet above the beach, a spacious French-inspired villa with its own table, wooden slat-style windows that open on all sides of the villa to let the breeze and views in,... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We recently had the pleasure of staying at this beautiful lodge for 3 days. Every attention to detail was perfect. The views are outstanding and the owners go out of their way to welcome guests. Would highly recomend a visit to the gardens and zoo in New Plymouth. Thanks for creating and sharing such a beautiful place.

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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

A thoroughly beautiful space to open to the tranquility of the amazing scenery and natural beauty whilst being enveloped in an elegant, peaceful and private villa A major plus is presented with the warm and gentle welcoming from the owners of Ahu Ahu Villas Nuala and David Marshall. Along with a real outdoor fire to entice friends outside and enjoy... More 

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Masterton, New Zealand
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25 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I recently facilitated a workshop on behalf of a local company at Ahu Ahu and it was fabulous. Catering was wonderful and service couldn't be faulted. Not only were all the facilities there you would imagine but the location is superb. Great views, peaceful and inspiring, perfect as an informal, relaxed workshop venue.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I had a really amazing stay here. It was honestly one of the best experiences of New Zealand hospitality I've ever had and I am from this country. I've already recommended it to anyone who would listen. Not only was the hospitality amazing, the villas themselves were incredibly designed and the vistas were to put it simply: breathtaking. The sound... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

My wife and I stayed 3 nights at the Ahu Ahu Beach Villas. The villas were situated on a cliff overlooking the ocean with views across the beach to New Plymouth. Stunning location and not too far from activities like Mount Taranaki and New Plymouth. The villas were very clean and set up for all you need. Hosts David and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

A more worthwhile stay you cannot have. These quaint and endearing villas have the most magnificent of magnificent views. Upon arrival we were so surprised by the feel of the place and the location that we were unsure if we were knocking on the right door. But lo and behold we were in fact at our destination. What more is... More 

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