Whangarei Heads, situated in Whangarei Harbour, has many beautiful bays and beaches, including McLeod Bay; Reotahi,Taurikura, Urquhart Bay, Ocean Beach and Smugglers Cove .Whangarei Heads is a great place to go kayaking, fishing, water skiing, diving, sailing, windsurfing, coastal walks or just relaxing on the beach. There are a number of boat ramps nearby for launching small runabouts or sailing vessels. There are many walking tracks in the area, including Mt Manaia, which towers over Whangarei Heads. The walk to the summit takes about one hour. It is an enjoyable walk through native bush/forest. Once you reach the summit there is a magnificent 360 degree view of the area.Other walks in the area are Busby Head: 3 km / 1 hours loop track. Smugglers Cove: 20 minPeach Cove: 2 hours returnTe Whara: 7.5 km / 5 hours (one way). Urquharts Bay to Ocean BeachOcean beach, a spectacular white sandy surf beach, is a great place for surfing, boggies boarding and body surfing. Plenty of white sand to walk on.
Vacation Rental Property
Breakaway Retreat accommodation is a purpose built 2-bedroom self contained guest house, with open plan living, fully equipped kitchen, king-size bed, 2 single beds, 2-person spa bath, shower, laundry, 2 Kayaks, BBQ, heat pump and wrap around decks to relax in and enjoy the spectacular sea views. With its stunning location, excellent facilities, and spectacular sea views, Breakaway Retreat makes an ideal place for a self catering
holiday for the family or a romantic retreat for two. No crossing the road to get to the beach.A great place to go kayaking, fishing, water skiing, diving, sailing, windsurfing, coastal walks or just relaxing on the beach soaking up the sun. There are a number of boat ramps nearby for launching small runabouts or sailing vessels. Once you have launched your boat you can then anchor your boat in front of Breakaway Retreat for easy access during your stay.Tea, coffee, sugar, soap, shampoo, washing powder provided.Linen, changed every third day.
Sleeps & # of Bedrooms
There are 2 bedrooms, 1 king bed and 2 single beds. Breakaway Retreat caters for 4 people. There is a large shower and 2 person spa bath. There is also access to the bathroom from the master bedroom.
FacilitiesThe kitchen (fully equipped): Fridge Freezer Oven Rangehood Microwave Dishwasher Electric hob Kettle Toaster Sandwich maker Pots and Pans Cutlery Pantry Plenty of storage space for long term guests Tea, coffee and sugar Breakfast bar Main living area: Large open plan living area with natural timber floors Dining table with six chairs 2 x 2-seaters, 1 x 3-seater Coffee table 32 inch T.V with surround sound DVD player and stereo Selection of DVDs and CDs Selection of magazines Large bi-fold doors opening out onto large decks. Laundry:Washing Tub Washing Machine Toilet Iron and ironing board Bathroom:Large two person spa bath Heated towel rail Large vanity Mirror demister Shower Shampoos and soaps Toilet Good quality towels Hair dryer Master Bedroom:King-size bed Good quality linen Pure wool carpet Bedside cabinets Wardrobe with drawers T.V. Reading lights Access to bathroom Bi-fold doors opening out onto decks. All walls have been installed with sound proofing to improve comfort levels when staying with two or more. Linen will be changed every third day of your stay Second Bedroom: Two single beds Good quality linen Bedside cabinet Built in wardrobe Reading lights Linen will be changed every third day of your stay Additional features:Mitsubishi Electric heat pump for heating during those cooler months and also air conditioning for cooling during the long hot summer nights. Breakaway Retreat has its own supply of natural spring water which comes direct from Mt Manaia. This water is lovely to drink and also very soft on your skin and hair. BBQ 2 Kayaks and lifejackets, free usage during stay Outdoor table and chairs Large decks with a portion undercover Porta-cot and highchair available on request
Policies & Restrictions
Smoking permitted only in Breakaway Retreat carpark.No pets.