The 970 Lonely Bay is a luxury lodge is located next to the historic Shakespeare Reserve and overlooking Lonely Bay - an area known for its pristine beaches and offering a wide range of sporting and relaxation activities. The lodge is just a short stroll to the Cooks Beach and Whitianga Ferry Landing. Lodge facilities include a library, sitting and dining rooms, snug with Bang & Olufsen plasma television/sound system, garden with feature lighting, indoor/outdoor solarium with opening roof, lift to the first floor, extensive parking and multiple fireplaces, terraces and decks.
Accommodation includes three one bedroom suites and a premier two bedroom suite, all with en-suites, extensive mini-bar, spacious terrace and bush or water views of Purangi Estuary and Cooks Beach.
The light-filled Atrium Suite is set on the ground floor and comprises a spacious bedroom with bi-fold window feature and a private atrium. Nestled in bush, the first floor Shakespeare Suite has wide bi-fold doors opening onto a large terrace with bush views overlooking Shakespeare Reserve and across the Estuary Terrace to Cooks Beach. The first floor Purangi Suite features an ultra spacious bedroom with wide bi-fold doors opening onto a private terrace looking over the lawn and bush towards Hahei and Cathedral Cove. The Estuary Terrace is their premier suite offering two bedrooms, one bathroom, upper floor terrace overlooking the Purangi Estuary and Mercury Bay, and expansive first floor terrace with covered entertaining/dining area and gas fire.
In-house dining is available on request - including picnic hampers, vintage afternoon teas and dinners. Alternatively, fine dining is available in Whitianga and wine tasting at local vineyards.