970 Lonely Bay Lodge

970 Lonely Bay Lodge is a luxury boutique accommodation in Cooks Beach, Whitianga, New Zealand. Accommodation includes three one bedroom suites and a premier two bedroom (honeymoon) suite, all with en suite, extensive mini-bar, spacious terrace and bush or water views of Purangi Estuary and Cooks Beach. Lodge accommodation facilities include a library, TV/AV 'snug' with Bang & Olufsen plasma television / sound system, separate guest indoor and outdoor bathrooms, solarium and deck, and multiple fireplaces. The boutique lodge offers a perfect venue for corporate events, weddings, honeymoons and romantic getaways.

  • The Purangi SuiteThe Purangi Suite
The Purangi Suite

The first floor Purangi Suite, an ultra-spacious bedroom with wide bi-fold doors opening out to private deck, includes a skylight feature, super king bed or two twin beds and fine linen. The en-suite bathroom features a bath, walk-in shower, luxury toiletries, towels and a hairdryer. The outdoor terrace overlooks the east lawn and bush towards Hahei and Cathedral Cove. Other amenities include central heating, an ironing board on request, plunger coffee and an extensive mini-bar stocked with wine, fruit juice, fresh fruit, snacks and treats.

  • The Shakespeare SuiteThe Shakespeare Suite
The Shakespeare Suite

Nestled in bush, the first floor Shakespeare Suite has wide bi-fold doors opening to generous decking, and includes a spacious bedroom - king bed and fine linen. The en-suite bathroom has a unique window feature, a bath, walk-in shower, luxury toiletries, towels and a hairdryer. Outdoor terrace offers bush views overlooking the Shakespeare Reserve and across the Estuary Terrace to Cooks Beach. Other amenities include central heating, an ironing board on request, plunger coffee and an extensive mini-bar stocked with wine, fruit juice, fresh fruit, snacks and treats.

  • The Atrium SuiteThe Atrium Suite
The Atrium Suite

The light-filled, Atrium Suite is on the ground floor - a wheelchair-friendly luxury suite accommodation includes a spacious bedroom with bi-fold window feature, king bed and fine linen. The unit has a private atrium with its own access. The en-suite bathroom features a bath, wet-room shower, luxury toiletries, towels and a hairdryer. Other amenities include central heating, an ironing board on request, plunger coffee and an extensive mini-bar stocked with wine, fruit juice, fresh fruit, snacks and treats.

  • The Estuary SuiteThe Estuary Suite
The Estuary Suite

The Estuary Terrace is the premier 'honeymoon' suite and includes two bedrooms with fine linen and gas fireplace in master bedroom. The bathroom features a bath, wet-room shower, luxury toiletries, towels and a hairdryer. The upper floor terrace overlooks the Purangi Estuary and Mercury Bay. The expansive first floor terrace has a covered entertaining/dining area and gas fire. Other amenities include central heating, an ironing board on request, plunger coffee and a mini-bar stocked with wine, fruit juice, fresh fruit, snacks and treats.

  • In-house DiningIn-house Dining
In-house Dining

In-house dining is available on request - including picnic hampers, vintage afternoon teas and dinners. Alternatively, fine dining is available in Whitianga and wine tasting at local vineyards.

  • Cooks BeachCooks Beach
Cooks Beach

970 Lonely Bay Lodge is next to the historic Shakespeare Reserve which overlooks Lonely Bay, and is just a short stroll to Cooks Beach, where Captain James Cook anchored in 1769. The lodge is 2 kilometers from the Whitianga Ferry Landing and from there, a two minute ferry trip to Whitianga Wharf. Cooks Beach Whitianga area, known for its pristine beaches, offers a wide range of sporting and relaxation activities including swimming, diving, water skiing, wind-surfing, yachting, boating and fishing. Enjoy a walk on the scenic Shakespeare Cliff and Reserve, play a round of golf at Cooks Beach 9-hole golf course, or challenge someone at tennis at the local courts. Fine dining is offered in Whitianga and Cooks Beach.

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