Wai-iti Retreat.In the heart of the quaint seaside village of Punakaiki sits Wai-iti Retreat. Designed as a romantic haven, Wai-iti Retreat exudes creative eclectic charm, stimulating your senses, yet soothing your soul.
Koru Beach cabin. Free Wi-fi/breakfast & Hot TubOur self contained open plan Koru cabin (that sleeps 5) offers the perfect getaway escape for families & couples. Perfectly located between rainforest and the ocean with only a two minute walk (past historic gold dredge ponds) to the beach. Mussels can be gathered off the rocks at low tide, or you may be lucky and pick up pounamu (jade.) Soak in our outdoor hot tub & snuggle up in front of the log burner fire in the cooler months. Breakfast included.
Punakaiki Garden Suite nestled amongst Nikau PalmsSunny, self-contained studio apartment - the latest addition to my Kiwiana Paua Palace residence, located near the Punakaiki river mouth, opposite the Paparoa Track, NZ's most recently opened Great Walk. I live in the adjoining apartment, I'm a tour guide with 26 yrs experience, hold a DoC concession for guiding in the Paparoa National Park, and offer private tours locally. Beach and river mouth access; Pancake Rocks, cafe, shop and visitor centre are walking distance away.