Mussel Bed is nestled amidst native bush, tropical gardens and streams. It is only a short walk to beautiful Cooks Beach and just around the corner from Hot Water Beach and Cathedral Cove. Choose from three luxurious suites in the guest wing with a delicious breakfast brought to you on a tray or you might prefer the charming self-catering cottage with breakfast provisions.
Just over 2 hours’ drive from Auckland, Hamilton or Tauranga, the Mussel Bed is an ideal base to explore the beautiful Coromandel. The property is 5 minutes’ walk from beautiful Cooks Beach and only 10 minutes’ drive from Hot Water Beach and Cathedral Cove. There are three luxurious suites each with their own ensuite and private deck. Choose from two spacious double rooms with queen-size beds - the Victorian or the Pacifica Suite or the Beachhut Suite accommodates 2-4 people, with twin beds on upstairs loft and queen-size bed below. Guests can enjoy a delicious gourmet breakfast with hot and continental dishes served on a tray to you in the garden, deck or in the privacy of your room.
The Victorian Suite is equipped with your every need - flat screen TV/DVD player with a selection of DVDs and CDs, window seating, table, tea, coffee and toaster facilities, fridge, superb tiled ensuite bathrooms with quality fittings, toiletries and hairdryer. Other room amenities include crisp cotton sheets, a fresh fruit bowl, wine from the local vineyard, bathrobes, beach towels and fresh home baking every day.
The Beachhut Suite offers twin beds and has space for up to three people with a queen-size bed and ensuite bathroom downstairs. The open mezzanine floor above has a single bed and comfy couch for relaxing and watching TV or your favourite DVD. The suite is perfect for friends travelling together, a small family group (restricted to children over 7 years of age). The accommodation offers free WiFi, off-street parking and laundry facilities. The suite is equipped to meet your every needs – a flat screen TV/DVD with a selection of DVDs and CDs, window seating, a table, tea, coffee and toaster facilities, fridge, superb tiled ensuite bathrooms with quality fittings, toiletries and a hairdryer. Other amenities include crisp cotton sheets, a fresh fruit bowl, wine from the local vineyard, bathrobes, beach towels and fresh home baking every day.
The Pacifica Suite offers free WiFi, off-street parking and laundry facilities. This suite is equipped to meet your every needs - flat screen TV/DVD with a selection of DVDs and CDs, window seating, a table, tea, coffee and toaster facilities, fridge, superb tiled ensuite bathrooms with quality fittings, toiletries and hairdryer. Other room amenities include crisp cotton sheets, fresh fruit bowl, wine from our local vineyard, bathrobes, beach towels and fresh home baking every day.
The charming Mussel Bed Cottage is self-contained and self-catering, separate to the house and guest wing, but with the benefit of having your hosts Chris and Paul at hand for help with reservations and local information or just a friendly chat. The cottage sleeps four comfortably plus two extra fold-up beds for children and has two bedrooms with kitchen, bathroom and private deck for BBQ and outdoor dining. The unit features a large spacious upstairs lounge and bedroom with French doors opening on to a 'Juliet' balcony. Your stay includes a special breakfast hamper (for your first night of stay only).
Full continental and cooked breakfast are offered daily (for suite guests included in stay). The menus are created daily and focus on food grown on the Coromandel (free range eggs, honey and the own homegrown fruit & vegetables). Breakfast is brought to you on a tray to enjoy in the garden - try the delicious homemade granola and home baked bread, yoghurt drizzled with honey, fresh fruit compote, irresistible pastries and maybe muffins to take on your picnic. New to the breakfast menu is the "daily hot dish" e.g. bacon and cheese soufflés, oaty pancakes with maple syrup and New Zealand blueberries, porridge with banana and maple syrup, scrambled egg and salmon on a toasted muffin.
Kayaking is very popular in the area. Enjoy the natural bird habitat, exploring caves and walking on gorgeous Lonely Bay. Play a round or two of golf at one of the nearby golf courses. Take a scenic boat trip to Cathedral Cove where a massive natural rock arch frames the white sand and the clear water of the Pacific.
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