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Bubbalino Kitchen Family Holiday

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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.

Travel Itinerary

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


Mid winter trip to Cathedral Cove with Glass Bottom Boat

Sunny winter days, beachfront at Hahei Holiday Resort




Flying high at The Waterworks on the famous 309 Rd

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