10 Best Accommodation in the Coromandel for Foodies

© Rapaura Watergardens

Accommodation with Restaurants, B&Bs and Self-catering Accommodation in the Coromandel

A foodie getaway means something different to all of us. It could be dining on local fare, taking part in personal food tours or simply cooking up your own meals using local produce. Whichever way you prefer to holiday, we’ve got a place to suit in this list of accommodation in the Coromandel for foodies. After a day of visiting the incredible artisans, wineries and doing the tours we list in The Foodie Guide to the Coromandel, retreat to one of these resorts with restaurants, cosy B&Bs or self-catering accommodations.

1. Grand Mercure Puka Park Resort

Offering a resort getaway on the slopes of Mt Pauanui, the Grand Mercure Puka Park Resort is a foodie favourite thanks to its fine dining restaurant. Indulge in Pacific Rim cuisine at the on-site Miha Restaurant in between staying in luxurious rooms with exposed timber ceilings and large windows taking in the native forest surroundings. Find out more about this accommodation in our 10 Best Luxury Accommodation in the Coromandel.

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10 Best Accommodation in the Coromandel for Foodies© Grand Mercure Puka Park Resort

2. The Church Accommodation

Located on the edge of Hahei Village, within walking distance of Cathedral Cove and short drive from Hot Water Beach, The Church Accommodation offers a convenient stay in the Coromandel. While there are some affordable accommodation options, such as the Garden Studios to the more spacious self-catering Garden Cottages, the main event for foodies is the on-site restaurant, The Church Bistro, which also features as a romantic restaurant in The Honeymoon Guide to the Coromandel.

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10 Best Accommodation in the Coromandel for Foodies© The Church Accommodation

3. Lady Bowen Bed & Breakfast

Enjoy a homely stay at the Lady Bowen Bed & Breakfast along with a generous continental breakfast served each morning. Set in a historic villa in the town of Thames, this B&B accommodation offers affordable rooms for solo travellers, couples, friends travelling together and even families. Guests are free to make use of the tea/coffee-making facilities, but note there are no other self-catering facilities.

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10 Best Accommodation in the Coromandel for Foodies© Lady Bowen Bed & Breakfast

4. Tangiaro Retreat

Get truly off the tourist trail at the Tangiaro Kiwi Retreat. Enjoy the best of both worlds by staying in self-catering accommodation, as well as having access to the retreat’s restaurant. Stay in one of the large modern self-contained chalets with options to suit a range of group sizes. After dining at the cafe and restaurant, which serves up a range of New Zealand fare, particularly seafood, spend the evening listening to the calls of the kiwi birds in this kiwi sanctuary. See more like this in the 10 Best Family Accommodation in the Coromandel.

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10 Best Accommodation in the Coromandel for Foodies© Tangiaro Retreat

5. Coghill Cottage

At Coghill Cottage, not only are you nearby the eateries of Whitianga, but you even have the option to have a private chef. This beautifully restored miner’s cottage has two bedrooms featuring grand artwork, a bathroom with a freestanding claw bath, and an elegantly-decorated lounge and dining area where you can enjoy meals prepared by your personal chef. See this also in the 10 Best Romantic Accommodation in the Coromandel.

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10 Best Accommodation in the Coromandel for Foodies© Coghill Cottage

6. Rapaura Watergardens

Nestled among native forest and gardens at the Thames attractions, the Rapaura Watergardens, there are two cottage accommodations. Enjoy a homely stay in your own private cottage with self-catering facilities, a log fire, gas barbecue and more. Continental breakfast provisions are included in your stay, while the on-site Koru Cafe is a pleasant place to try Coromandel mussels, Hauraki flounder, hearty soups, homebaked goods and more.

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10 Best Accommodation in the Coromandel for Foodies© Rapaura Watergardens

7. Anglers Lodge

Stay, relax, cook and even catch your own dinner on a fishing charter with the team from Anglers Lodge in Coromandel Town. The grounds are open to campers, while budget cabins with and without kitchenette facilities provide an affordable place to stay. Foodies will appreciate the coffee corner on-site where you’ll be able to pick up your morning espresso. There is also a facilities block on-site, as well as an outdoor pool, a spa pool nestled in gardens, barbecue area and an outdoor relaxing area with cosy furniture. See more like this in the 10 Best Budget Accommodation in the Coromandel.

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10 Best Accommodation in the Coromandel for Foodies© Anglers Lodge

8. Koru Riverside Retreat

The place is all yours: a self-contained holiday home nestled in native forest beside the Waiau River. Situated along the 309 Road between Coromandel Town and Whitianga, Koru Riverside Retreat offers a split-level home with the master bedroom upstairs and an open-plan living and kitchen area downstairs. Outside, however, is the real gem of the property with hammocks among the trees, a spa pool beside the river and walks through the forest.

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10 Best Accommodation in the Coromandel for Foodies© Koru Riverside Retreat

9. Coromandel Cottages

Stay in one of the historic mining cottages with self-catering facilities at the Coromandel Cottages. Ideal for couples to families with their one- and two-bedroom cottages and deluxe cottages, the accommodation features fully-equipped kitchens and a large lounge and dining space. On the motel grounds, is an outdoor pool, manicured gardens and a playground.

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10 Best Accommodation in the Coromandel for Foodies© Coromandel Cottages

10. Sunlover Retreat

Perched on a hillside overlooking Tairua, Sunlover Retreat is an ideal B&B accommodation for couples. There are two guest rooms available, each including a sumptuous choice of cooked or continental breakfast. Enjoy the views of the Tairua Estuary from your slipper bath, walk onto your balcony overlooking the town and ocean, and feel comfortable in the modern and cultural decor.

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10 Best Accommodation in the Coromandel for Foodies© Sunlover Retreat

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