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Sandy Shores apartments

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14 Buffalo Beach Road, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very comfortable, well equipped apartment. Entire family love the location. The beach is wonderful and so close. Everything we needed to cook a meal and chill out enjoying the view. Free wifi kept the kids happy when the sun went down and they had to stop swimming. Wish we could stay longer.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the first floor apartment, which has two double bedrooms and one small single bedroom. It is a beautiful apartment, tastefully decorated, with a huge living area and a view to die for out across the bay. We were only staying for three nights, but could easily have stayed there for longer, it was so nice. It was... More 

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had booked appartment no. 1 during Christmas. Thelma, the owner, welcomed us very warmly when we arrived. She offered us a discount if we pay cash. Moreover she gave us some fresh strawberries for free. The appartment was very clean and cosy. The kitchen was well equipped. The sea view was breathtaking and the beach was just beyond the... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely loved staying Thelma at Sandy Shores. The apartment was huge and very comfortable with everything you would need to be as happy and comfortable as in your own home. The view of Buffalo Beach was incredible and town was an easy walk away. Would absolutely go back!

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We stayed upstairs in the three-bedroom apartment and it was wonderful. The owner was very friendly and helpful. The unit was very clean and the kitchen was fully supplied. The view is beautiful. This is a perfect unit for a family. One bedroom is quite small but the others are lovely. It is across the street from the beach and... More 

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Nice, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We stayed in the top apartment and if the view isn't "the best view in Whitianga" then it comes a very close second. Spacious accommodation with everything we needed, wonderful welcome and a place to stay within easy walking distance of the town centre with its cafes, restaurants and bars ... while still being quiet enough to hear the waves... More 

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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We stayed in a ground floor apartment. It was tidy, clean and had basic amenities. Shower very compact. No power in the bathroom so drying hair was a mission. Noise from people above was deafening, we could even hear them snoring! Some interesting features include a toilet roll doll and toast rack. Owner very helpful. Found the tiny bedroom and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Sandy Shores is a lovely apartment right on the beach front. While the apartment was spotlessly clean and fully equipped, what made it for me was the owner Thelma and her wonderful hospitality! We arrived mid afternoon looking a little bedraggled after a few days of camping and she made us feel very welcome and immediately offered us use of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This lovely house stood out from the rest. We stayed in the top apartment, The huge living area had 3 sides of window and a large balcony which extended to the bedroom. The view was stunning yards away from the water front - wonderful to sit and watch the day begining and ending. Everything and more was available to use,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our 2 nights at Sandy Shores. It's a very nice place and the location directly opposite the beach is great. We were in one of the smaller units downstairs, but we had a good size living room with excellent kitchen facilities and a smallish but adequate bedroom and bathroom. Free internet access was excellent. Our host, Thelma,... More 

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