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Raw west coast New Zealand.
We were lucky enough to have been recommended Black Sands lodges truly unique nz experience only 45 minutes from downtown Auckland. Not far from the beach where the iconic Oscar winning film the piano was filmed.
Highly recommended you won't...More
Response from bobbiec, Owner at Black Sands LodgeResponded 5 January 2014
Thanks so much for your great review. Please do come back. Regards Bobbie
Piha on Auckland's West Coat is nothing short of exhilarating on a rugged and wild day. Black Sands Lodge is superbly located just metres from the beach yet secluded amongst the pohutakawa trees. Lying in bed in our well appointed cottage suite listening to the...More
Managed to secure the last room available at Black Sands at short notice when attending a dear friend's birthday bash. What a treat after not having visited Piha for a couple of years to find such a welcoming lodge with Bobbie and Julia as hosts....More
I came on this place by accident after turning onto the wrong motorway after leaving the airport. Serendipity stepped in, and I discovered Piha and Black Sands Lodge, both of which are real gems. Black Sands Lodge has a wonderful location, in a beautifully landscaped...More
My husband and I just happened to find the Black Sands Lodge as dusk was falling. We popped in and were fortunate enough that they had a room available! Bobbie & Julia are absolutely delightful and the most perfect hostesses! They certainly love what they...More