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We had two nights here. This really is beautiful spot overlooking the beach. The units were immaculate, beautifully furnished and homely, and Lyall (and Bryn the dog) were wonderful hosts. Quite aside from the accommodation the property is well set up, with an outdoor table,...More
Response from Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront LodgeResponded 12 May 2017
Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and you got to enjoy the outdoor terrace for dinner. The Far North does allow al fresco dining a good length of time through the year. Bryn and I...More
We have stayed at Beach Abode several times now, and it never fails to be excellent, right from the times of the previous owners, the present owner Lyall, maintains the standard of cleanliness and comfort, and with a helpful courteous personality, much obliged Lyall, Top...More
Thank Nigel R
Response from Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront LodgeResponded 22 April 2017
Great to see you here again and am very glad you enjoyed your stay. Just for clarity, I have Freeview TV, not Sky. I have found that the Freeview channels, DVD players in the room plus the Wifi tends to cover all needs. (bar live...More
All of these little cottages (a studio, a 1BR and a 2BR) are superb places to rest up and enjoy beach living. Walk across a small stream directly onto 90 mile beach, quite close to a the beach break known as "peaks."
Your host, Lyall,...More
Response from Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront LodgeResponded 11 March 2017
Thanks so much for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed you stay in Ahipara and got to experience it in both it's wild and windy side and it's bright sunny and sunset side. Enjoy the rest of your travels. Regards, Lyall
Lyall was a wonderful host without being intrusive. the room had everything you needed including cooking facilities and many thoughtful touches. We loved it.. especially the views and the peace! 4 days wasnt enough.. we will be back! great base for trip to Cape Reinga....More
Thank Bronwyn L
Response from Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront LodgeResponded 9 March 2017
Thank you for taking the time to make your review. Great to hear you had a good quad bike ride and thanks for taking the time to get their brochures. I'm glad you managed the balance between action and peacefully relaxation during your stay. Regards,...More
Lyall was already waiting for us after our rainy and windy drive from Paihia and made sure we were comfortably settled in our room. As there are no real facilities in Ahipara we were advised to get supplies in Kaitaia so we make our own...More
Response from Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront LodgeResponded 14 February 2017
Thank you for your review. I'm pleased you managed to enjoy an Ahipara Sunset from the beach and that you found all you needed in the kitchen. Thank you for staying at Beach Abode. Regards, Lyall.