The Coromandel hosted Vanessa Rehm from the Bubbalino Kitchen; a Food & Lifestyle blog that features food, family and travel. Vanessa and her family came to The Coromandel for a winter holiday during the school break. Winter is a great time to escape, have fun, enjoy food that's good for your soul and affordable off season prices. Check out Vanessa’s full story and also photos from her family road trip to The Coromandel.
Who – Venessa Rehm (Bubbalino Kitchen), husband and three children.
Where – Auckland – Hot Water Beach – Hahei – Whitianga – 309 Rd - Coromandel Town – Thames Coast - Auckland
When – 3 days in the middle of winter (July)
Stay: Family accommodation
Hahei Holiday Resort – for the perfect kiwi beach holiday right next to the Pacific Ocean.
Hush Boutique Accommodation – bunk down in style at this peaceful and cosy lodgings
Play: Fun for the whole family
Hot Water Beach – Winter is the perfect time to visit (2 hours either side of low tide)
Glass Bottom Boat – check out the crystal clear waters of Marine Reserve
Fun Zone – An adventure playground for the whole family
The Waterworks – Tucked away on the 309 Rd this quirky attraction turns on the fun
Dine: Homegrown goodness
Hot Waves Café – a great place to escape the heat and relax, with tasty food.
The Pour House – So good all year round with a warm family friendly vibe
Pepper Tree – fine dining to warm the heart and soul on the big occasion
Waiomu Beach Café – Cruising the Thames coast is a treat, as is the Waiomu Cafe