Saltwater Lodge in Tairua
Gateway to the Coromandel Peninsula
Located overlooking Tairua Harbour at the mouth of the Tairua River, our high quality,
self-catering apartment is available for holidays and weekend stays. Ideal for couples or small adult
groups (up to 4) who want to be independent but also have the comforts of home, the apartment is
fully and individually furnished. All equipment, linen & towels are supplied and the apartment has its own separate access, indoor/outdoor living areas and parking. Cool in summer, cosy in winter. The harbour views are fabulous - the garden setting lovely.
COVID-19 note: Face masks are not necessary at Saltwater Lodge. You will be the only guests, and you will therefore enjoy complete privacy. The apartment is always cleaned to the recommended high standards before each stay; free hand sanitiser is provided for your use.
Tairua is 140Km Southeast of Auckland International airport - around 2 hours travel by car. Tairua Village and restaurants /cafes are 5 minutes easy walk away from Saltwater Lodge. The bakery, boat ramp, ferry jetty and vet clinic are a 1 minute walk. The Tairua Country Club, including an 18-hole golf course, bowling green and croquet lawn is 3 minutes away by car.
Ocean Beach is a 5 minute drive; scenic coastal spots including Hot Water Beach and Cathedral Cove are a 20 minute drive.
There are numerous bush walks and places of interest, including an old goldmine, all within 20 minutes by car from Tairua. Across the Tairua harbour, the resort town of Pauanui is a 5 minute ferry ride from the nearby jetty.
Fishing and diving trips are readily available by arrangement with the various local operators.