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Cavalli Beach House Retreat

5.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Mahinepua Rd | RD 1, Kaeo 0478, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
angela228 Mill Valley, California
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Mill Valley, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We started our 2-week vacation in New Zealand and Australia at this lovely retreat. The location was simply gorgeous and the room was excellent. Spacious, peaceful, private, beautiful, comfortable... everything we were looking for. We hiked and ran the nearby trail each day and borrowed the complimentary kayak do a fun trip across the small bay. The dinner and breakfasts... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

we spent 2 nights at the lodge to celebrate our 30 anniversary we had a great stay at this 5 star beach house, room very comfortable and ordered meals lovely, hosts were very gracious, the views were exceptional would recommended to anyone wanting something special

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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Thank you Carrie and Richard for making us feel so welcome. In particular thank you Carrie for catering for Karen's vegetarian diet. We both felt the food and wine was excellent as was the accommodation. We would recommend future guests to go to Paihia and experience the Mac Attack boat to Cathedral Cave and then onto Russell. Carrie booked this... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We spent two days and nights in what must be one of the most superbly located resorts in New Zealand. Mahinepua Bay offers scenic walks, and delightful kayaking, fishing and swimming opportunities. The Cavalli Beach House accommodation and facilities are simply superb. The evening meals are cordon bleu standard. Carrie and Richard are delightful hosts. This resort fully deserves its... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014 via mobile

I highly recommend a stay with Richard and Carrie who were fantastic hosts. This was a special weekend away for my girlfriend and I made several requests which were accommodated graciously. The setting was amazing and we felt totally at ease. We kayaked and took a leisurely walk and I can't remember being so relaxed. The rooms were luxurious and... More

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Whangarei, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Thank you Carrie and Richard..... You have created a slice of heaven.....Right from opening the private gates you know you are in for a treat!!! We loved your handcrafted Kauri furniture ..... The breathtaking views were just what we needed. And we felt like we were on a cruise ship whilst on the nautical themed decks..... Everything we needed was... More

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Russell, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We travelled not too far away from home to an idyllic setting at Cavalli Beach House, we were greeted on our arrival and made to feel very at home - nothing was too much of an issue for Richard our host. We had 2 nights to rest and relax which is exactly what we did. The bed was very comfortable,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

We are spoiled, very spoiled having travelled most at some of the world's best hotels. This makes for very high standards, especially when the price is high. We love great service, chic ambience and, above all, fantastic food. All this and more is what will awaits you at Cavalli Beach house. Totally remote this beautiful beach house with private beach... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Wow this place is amazing!! We had 2 nights at Cavalli this month and it exceeded all expectations. The scenery and location is superb. In terms of privacy and natural beauty this is a rare jem and we have traveled a lot so have plenty of places to compare this to. The view of islands and the fact that you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Just what it says...a retreat. A simply glorious, quiet location to use as a home base after attending an international business conference in Auckland and while touring the northern end of the country. The view from our suite was incredible; islands and turquoise water that was framed by a fuchsia bougainvillea blooming on the deck. I reveled in the bathroom.... More

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Also Known As:
Cavalli Beach House Retreat Hotel Kaeo
Cavalli Beach House Retreat Hotel
Cavalli Beach House Retreat New Zealand/Kaeo
Address: Mahinepua Rd | RD 1, Kaeo 0478, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Kaeo
Beach Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
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Ranked #1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Kaeo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Cavalli Beach House Retreat 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Cavalli Beach House Retreat is a fabulous "absolute beachfront" 5 star property at Mahinepua - 45 minutes north of Kerikeri in the Far North of New Zealand. Comprising three guest suites with Pacifica based decor - the Ocean Suite which has it's own large sitting room and the two Ocean Rooms, all with large balconies and spectacular views. A magical combination of adventure, romance and cuisine with the emphasis on local fresh produce and our homegrown vegetables, salads and herbs.Enjoy our hillside jacuzzi and sleep to the sound of waves.The Cavalli Beach House Retreat offers true coastal solitude in a unique and stunning environment - a point of difference for the ultimate New Zealand experience. ... more   less 
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