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Private & Romantic stay at Oyster River Retreat

Susan (Sue) User Profile
Susan (Sue)

Private & Romantic stay at Oyster River Retreat

Entire bungalow
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
This is one of a few places in the area that has this feature.

Private entrance to guest annex 'front of house.'
Separate living/bedroom and large freshly decorated bathroom.
Breakfast hamper daily.
Garden furniture and plenty of space to relax.
5 minutes drive to beaches & passenger ferry to Whitianga.
Restaurants and wineries within walking distance and 5 minute drive.
Two supermarkets via Whitianga Ferry.
Host helps plan your day(s) and will make reservations for you.
We welcome single travellers.
Relax - unwind - enjoy!


Hot water
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.
Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re traveling with.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed



14 reviews
Helen User Profile
February 2017
We had a great stay at Sue's bungalow in Purangi. Sue was a great host who always answered our messages promptly & gave us lots of advice and tips for our trip. The apartment was clean, comfortable & had a full kitchen with everything you need to self-cater. Sue provided…
Petra User Profile
January 2019
Thank you for your hospitality, Sue! The Oyster River Retreat exceeded my expectations by far. Sue is an exceptional host! The unit is self contained, stylish and very comfortable! The property is stunning and sits within close proximity to some of NZ's most beautiful beaches!…
Carol User Profile
January 2019
A beautifully decorated and furnished little haven in the middle of a stunning area of outstanding beauty. Lovely bedding to sleep on, a beautiful bathroom. Sue a lovely host.
Angela User Profile
February 2018
We loved the location, the place, the breakfast provided, and the tip of where to visit in the short amount of time we had available to us. Lovely hospitality. Would happily stay here again.
Natalie User Profile
January 2018
Absolutely lovely place to stay, Sue was so welcoming and thoughtful. The apartment is fully kitted with lovely decor and treats and situated in a gorgeous garden. Wholeheartedly recommend.
Mike User Profile
January 2018
This is a perfect place for exploring the sites of the area while being a wonderful place to hang out at. The yard is huge I believe 29 acres. Sue is forever repositioning garden loungers in the event that you may use them, and we did! Very attentive to our needs, Sue finds…
Sabine User Profile
January 2018
Sue is by fare the best airbnb host that we have experienced so fare - we have done quite some airbnb bookings during he last couple of years, so that really says it all! She is really welcoming, thoughtful and helpful, and does so many small things, that just makes you feel at…

Hosted by Susan (Sue)

Coromandel Peninsula, New ZealandJoined in May 2013
Susan (Sue) User Profile
14 Reviews
Hi, i'm Sue, and welcome to our peaceful retreat. Paul, my husband of forty years, tends all the garden and keeps the grounds in perfect order. We have two daughters, both married, and a grandson. We began coming to The Purangi when my parents purchased it in 1988. We spent…
Interaction with guests
We live on site, your annex is front of house.
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The neighborhood


House rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12) and pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in time is 2PM - 5PM and check out by 10AM