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Untersiggenthal, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Coromandel Peninsula ist a very nice place to visit in NZ and we can highly recommend staying at Sunlover Retreat. We stayed two nights and had a wonderful time. Donna, Chris and Rover the dog are very friendly and helpful hosts and they made us feel welcome in their beautiful home. The B&B offers great rooms and views and we...

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Arvada, Colorado
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited this amazing place at the end of November during our honeymoon. We felt so welcome from the moment we arrived. Donna was like meeting a friend you haven't seen in awhile and you just pick up where you left off. We didn't get to meet Chris as he was away with family during our visit.There was another couple...

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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a couple of nights staying with Donna & Chris & it wasn't enough. Despite the weather being terrible they made sure our stay was a very enjoyable one. Their house is high up overlooking Tairua but only a 10minute walk down to the centre although it is a bit of a climb back up! However, this shouldn't put...

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Donna B, Owner at Sunlover Retreat, responded to this review

Wow ... you survived the worst couple of days we've ever had in Tairua. What a storm huh! Thank you for being such wonderful, understanding guests. I'm so glad you weren't completely put off ever returning to Taiura. Thank you Ann and Nick for writing such a wonderful review!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is fab. Gorgeous B&B with only two rooms, but still somehow feels very spacious and private with incredible views. Donna and Chris were amazing hosts, we loved the relaxed breakfasts chatting to them and enjoying the brilliant food (the homemade bread is delicious). As for the tips about the local area - these were spot on. We went...

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Donna B, Owner at Sunlover Retreat, responded to this review

Yes, our secret little beach is always a hit! The locals know of its beauty but it hasn't ever made it to any tourist maps. Long may that continue! Thank you so much for the fab review!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived until the second we left we felt so comfortable. Donna and Chris (and Rover their gorgeous dog) have opened up their beautiful home to a beautiful B&B. Upon arrival you are wowed with the most amazing house and view from the stunning balcony. Donna showed us to our room which was bright and luxurious. It...

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Donna B, Owner at Sunlover Retreat, responded to this review

And we can't wait to have you back! I love the way that Rover manages to wheedle his way into reviews! Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review.

San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This B&B has all the making of a 5 star hotel with the charm and personal care of a B&B thanks to the unbeatable hospitality of innkeepers Chris and Donna. We arrived 2 hrs too early for our check in, but that was no problem at all. Breakfasts were delicious, whether continental with home made breads, granola and yogurt or...

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Donna B, Owner at Sunlover Retreat, responded to this review

So happy to hear you enjoyed our personal touches Judy. Your beautiful review is greatly appreciated!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's not often you meet such hospitality as you do with Donna, Chris and Rover. And that in such a lovely home decorated with taste and fantasy beyond imagination. We can only recommend others to come and stay at Sunlovers Retreat

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Donna B, Owner at Sunlover Retreat, responded to this review

Wonderful. Thank you Vibeke. We greatly appreciate your review.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reading the reviews here Sue and I had high expectations of the Sunlover Retreat. In reality our expectations were comfortably exceeded to say the least. This is very high quality accommodation with outstanding views and beautiful sun decks to enjoy them from. We spent 4 nights here and it was a definite highlight of the whole 5 week trip. The...

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Donna B, Owner at Sunlover Retreat, responded to this review

The Coromandel is a bit of a secret gem in NZ. It isn't on the main tourist trail. So when travelers make a bit of a diversion they are always pleasantly surprised! We're so thrilled you and Sue enjoyed your stay here, Mike. Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review.

Shrewsbury
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed three days and had a wonderful time. Donna and Chris were very friendly and made us feel welcome in their home. The house is lovely and had amazing views. The breakfast included a warm muffin each morning which was a nice touch. Donna and Chris offered sightseeing suggestions and even provided a shovel for a trip to the...

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Donna B, Owner at Sunlover Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. So pleased you enjoyed your brekky!

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful home Best sleep we had had on our whole trip Suggestions of the best eating places and tourist spots, PLUS little hideaway places that tourists don't normally go On arrival very steep drive way, but NO HASSLES Chris would manoeuvre your car for you

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Donna B, Owner at Sunlover Retreat, responded to this review

Yes, whether you are arriving or leaving we are more than happy to help with the car. Great to hear you enjoyed our little secret places. Thank you so much for the fantastic review.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Sunlover Retreat. A boutique bed & breakfast, nestled on a hill in the seaside town of Tairua, Coromandel NZ. Sunlover Retreat soaks up the sun and views from sunrise to sunset.There are three accommodation rooms, each with its own ensuite. The Estuary Suite has a bath luxuriously placed to look over the bush, Coromandel Ranges and Tairua estuary beyond. Every room has a large private deck and robes are supplied. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunlover Retreat

Address: 20 Ridge Road, Tairua 3508, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Tairua
Price Range: $266 - $327 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sunlover Retreat 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Beautiful views and lovely people.”
 of 5 bubbles Bossrosco, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
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“Best Views, Best bathtubs”
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 of 5 bubbles christinep887, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have their pluses. We will try the Paku suite next time for the outdoor bath!!”
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