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“Bizarre but relaxing and fun!”
Review of The Lost Spring

The Lost Spring
Ranked #2 of 34 things to do in Whitianga
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Escape and leave the everyday behind as you relax and rejuvenate, immersing yourself in the peaceful restorative atmosphere of The Lost Spring. Discover a tranquil oasis nestled in the heart of the scenic Coromandel Peninsula, and bask in the revitalising serenity of one of New Zealand’s most unique destinations. Luxuriate in the therapeutic waters of our Geo-Thermal mineral pools, surrounded by lush native bush and the peaceful sounds of running water and birdsong. Experience the pure decadence of having delicious cocktails and dining delivered directly to you poolside while you soak, or pamper yourself with a massage or one of the many other tempting treatments offered at our indulgent day spa. The Lost Spring is the perfect getaway for a day of relaxation and indulgence and offers the perfect opportunity to retreat from the world and enjoy a truly transformative experience.
Reviewed October 19, 2012

Lonely Planet makes a quip about it being a cross between the hot pools in Rotorua and Disneyland. They're kinda right! Fake caves, waterfalls, and lava flows with Hawaii style "relaxing music", but excellent service and genuinely relaxing! Drinks in the hot pool? Yes, don't mind if I do.

Entrance charges are eyewatering, but it keeps it "resorty". You have been warned.

Thank Ajkiwi
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Reviewed October 10, 2012

want to take a friend to a special place this is it ,1 hr swim for $30 each plus food and drink by the pool great fun.Very nice food .No children

Thank Gary T
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Reviewed October 1, 2012

loved this place expensive for a day at $60 we thought one hour was enough and enjoy the time there with a coctail in the pool!

Thank Shoppadownunder1
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Reviewed September 24, 2012

Remotely tucked away behind plants and native trees, The Lost Spring gave an exotic yet homely experience. There were friendly staff with a great sense of humour and they go the extra mile for their guests. Your drinks are brought to the pool side and you can take a sip as your body soaks up the minerals! The water temperatures of the pool vary from 33 degrees to about 48 and is definitely perfect for winter. Additionally, I had a foot massage where they used sugar rub to exfoliate your skin. My skin had never felt this smooth before. The aromas were pleasantly sweet that I left purchasing the body mist fragrance, in which I'm happily using now!

1  Thank Phoebe S
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Reviewed September 23, 2012

Absolutely stunning place providing pleasure to every sense! The creator of this wonderland has spared no detail - paths are studded with gem-like pebbles, rock surfaces have geodes and gold pieces glittering in the sun - and then there is the aquamarine warm water, the amethyst carve and the hot crater lake soothing every muscle... throw in the most beautiful plants, palms and bush and the music of Te Vaka - gorgeous food and drink whenever you choose - attentive staff - what more can I say??

2  Thank MaryFar
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