European romance beckons in the heart of Paihia, Bay of Island's jewel. Boutique Lodgings recommends Chalet Romantica for first class bed and breakfast accommodation.
Friendly hosts will tailor a memorable holiday visit to Northland. Inge and Edi, originally from Austria and Switzerland, have been part of Paihia's hospitality and tourism scene for 25 years, so consider them Kiwi locals in the know.
4 luxury suites have sea views with private balconies, the 5th suite a garden outlook. Some suites have kitchen/lounge facilities; all are tastefully decorated with luxurious linens, flat screen TV, DVD, iPod docks and safes.
Bay of Island views are the backdrop for a gourmet breakfast served in the conservatory. Paihia restaurants, cafes and tourist excursions are 5 minutes walk. Now for an action packed day's adventure touring Waitangi Treaty House, Cape Reinga, swimming with dolphins, sailing, fishing and kayaking.
When you feel the need to retreat, Chalet Romantica awaits. Think of this as a private boutique resort complete with in-house heated swimming pool, spa pool, gym and outdoor deck. Or stroll through their landscaped gardens and hobby farm.
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