970 Lonely Bay – Coromandel Peninsula

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Nestled in native bush and close to the pretty seaside township of Whitianga. This beautiful part of the Coromandel Peninsular offers gorgeous hikes, marine reserves with diving and snorkeling opportunities, fishing charters, or simply stunning white sand beaches to just unwind and relax.


Accommodating up to ten guests this boutique lodge offers four spacious luxury suites, each with ensuite bathroom


Three one-bedroom suites feature a king bed, fine linens, and ensuite with bath and walk-in shower. Luxury New Zealand created Nellie Tier toiletries for that extra touch. An elevator to the first floor allows wheelchair access to the suites.


The premier two-bedroom Estuary Terrace suite features a King bed in the master bedroom and a Double bed in the additional bedroom, providing accommodation for up to 4 guests. The outdoor terrace offers views of lush native bush and beyond to the Purangi Estuary and Cooks Beach.


An indoor/outdoor solarium entices guests to just relax and unwind. The library provides a peaceful retreat whilst a snug area features a Bang and Olufsen plasma TV and sound system. Multiple fireplaces provide that touch of warmth on a cooler evening.


Dine at restaurants in Cooks Beach or take the passenger ferry across to Whitianga for a seclection of bars, cafes and restaurants.


Sleep in the silence of this peaceful retreat and wake to a delicious breakfast before another day exploring this stunning area.




A short 10-minute walk through Shakespeare Reserve takes you to  secluded Lonely Bay.  Cross the estuary bridge to white sandy Cooks Beach. Visit Hot Water Beach, dig a hot pool and enjoy a thermal bath. Explore the beautiful marine reserve between Hahei and world-renowned Cathedral Cove; take a leisurely cruise or an exciting kayak tour; you may even spot dolphins.




Recent Trip Advisor Reviews

“A dream stay – Kym and her team surpassed our expectations” 

“Exceptional lodge in an exceptional place”

“A wonderful experience in a beautiful setting and luxury class accommodation”

“Stunningly Outstanding”

Property: 970 Lonely Bay
Location: 970 Purangi Road Cooks Beach
Region: Coromandel
Tel No: 64 7 866 5688
Email: enquiries@970lonelybay.com
Website: www.970lonelybay.com
No of Rooms: 4
Total Guests: 10
Rate (NZ$): $695 - $1250
Rate Sheet A: 2017-18
Rate Sheet B: 2018-19
Book Now: Check Availability
Included in Rate: Cooked and Continental Breakfast, Complimentary Wi-Fi Mini Bar - wine, fruit juice snacks and treats. Plunger coffee, tea making facilities
Access: 2.5 hours drive from Auckland city. Located near Cooks Beach, 2kms from the Whitianga Ferry, 15 minutes from Cathedral Coves and Hot Water Beach