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Sandcastle Ruakaka
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Sandcastle Ruakaka
Welcome to Sandcastle
Guest Room #1 Queen Bed
Guest Room #2 Double Sofa Bed and Single Bed plus Double Bed with Single Bunk (see other Picture)
Guest Room #2 Double bed with single bunk plus double sofa bed and single bed (see other photo)
Sunrise Hen and Chicken Islands Ruakaka
Fun the the Surf Ruakaka Beach
Dinner at Sandcastle. For a small extra charge we can provide an evening meal.
Breakfast at Sandcastle. Include in the price.
George. Guard cat on duty
Your Hosts Allan and Debbie
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Private Room, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Ruakaka, Northland Region, North Island

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Perth, Australia
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“Fantastic stay”
Reviewed January 3, 2015 for a stay in January 2015

Our last stay on our short time in Northland and oh boy we will be back and base ourselves here. Met by Allan and Debbie and shown the rooms, even though we only needed a single room this place is a 2 bedroom downstairs unit that could sleep 6 at a push. Very comfortable for just us.
Claim to fame is "Only 2 minutes to the beach" and I am sure we must have run because I was in the water enjoying the beautiful crystal clear waters in well under that. At least I am sure I was. Certainly enjoyed another swim before breakfast on our day of departure.
Coffee and tea with milk supplied and we were offered the use of their upstairs kitchen if we decided to get food to cook. We ended up getting some local Chinese and enjoyed with them on their deck and a very nice bottle of Pinot Gris.
The only thing I would have liked to have seen, and I am sure it is on the "to do' list os bedside table with lights. However this certainly did not detract from our stay at all.
We are planning to come back again in a slightly less busy time next year.

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Liked least: Mmmmm No bedside tables!
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