Relax at the beach of Mount Maunganui
, a coastal town in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
, located on a peninsula to the north of Taranga
are drawn to this part of the North Island
. The spectacular beaches are popular.
The adventurous will enjoy sky-diving
. For those who prefer keeping themselves grounded, become a blo-kart sailor
, or attend local events. The picturesque Bay of Plenty
is along the Pacific Coast Highway
. There are many activities for you to participate in, or settle back and take a breather.
Whether you choose vacation rental accommodations – such as a condo rental in town or a villa close to the beach - from the variety of vacation rentals that are available, this type of accommodation for your holiday home will be sure to become your favourite
, now and for your future holidays. Browse the easy-to-navigate website of Owner Direct Vacation Rentals
. The beautiful North Island
of New Zealand
is well known for its fabulous beaches, as well as for the vineyards and orchards.
Captain Cook, in 1769, gave this a well-chosen name, Bay of Plenty
, for it was “full of plantations and villages.” Perhaps you have only seen avocados
in your local supermarket. View them, and other citrus fruit, in their natural state in the hectares of orchards and gardens near Tauranga
. Pick up locally-produced wine
for which New Zealand is famous; add some fresh seafood
, and in short order you have prepared a delicious meal in your vacation rental accommodations. Whether you are with a small party, or a large group, there is a holiday home accommodation that will be your type of lodging wherein you can feel at home.
Take time out in the hot pools
and pamper yourself at the spas
. Discover first-hand how this geothermal activity exists by taking a helicopter ride
to White Island
. Walk on an active volcano.
will want to visit Katikati
, the town that became an open-air art gallery. For a leisurely pace, visit the quiet coastal village of Waihi Beach
and enjoy a stunning walk
along this treasured place. The history buff
will want to go to Maketu
, the traditional landing site of the Te Arawa
Bay of Plenty
is a marvelous place to visit. Owner Direct Vacation Rentals
offers various holiday homes - short term or long term vacation rentals: cottages, condo rentals, country homes, restored manors surrounded by orchards, tropical or old-world villas, apartments in the city or near a lake or beach.