Attractions - The Beach Retreat - Napier

The Hawke's Bay region is a premier wine producing area of New Zealand and is known as Hawke's Bay 'Wine Country'. With more than eighty vineyards to choose from, you can enjoy The Mission Estate with its beautifully refurbished buildings and world class restaurant, or visit two of our newest wineries and restaurants - Craggy Range, an architectural delight, or Black Barn winery and restaurant set in the hills of Havelock North. Reservations for the restaurants are essential for peak weekends. A variety of guided wine tours are available for you to enjoy.

Napier is unique for its Art Deco architecture, open boulevard style streets and many privately owned boutique shops. The city has many fine restaurants and waterfront cafes offering a variety of cuisine options and prices. Take a short twenty minute drive to Hastings and visit 'The Farmers Market' open every Sunday morning for fresh local produce or browse through Hastings City's superb blend of historic Spanish Mission architecture and avant garde art and sculpture.

Sports and recreation

There are five championship golf courses to choose from, including the world famous Cape Kidnappers course. Water sports such as kayaking, optimist yachting, windsurfing or chartered fishing tours are also popular and sky diving and hot air ballooning are available for the more adventurous among you.

Event Weekends
For an exciting weekend in Hawke's Bay, choose from one of the many popular events hosted by the region. Click on an event to visit it's website.

Harvest Hawke's Bay
Mission Estate Concert
Art Deco Weekend
Horse of the Year
Spring Carnival Racing
Maori Iron Man

September - October
Late November / early December

Ideas for Children
Visit the National Aquarium of New Zealand, Marineland, or the Kiwi Adventure indoor climbing wall. In Hastings you can have fun at Splash Planet water park, or climb Te Mata Peak in Havelock North and enjoy the fantastic panoramic view of Hawke's Bay. The Beach Retreat is adjacent to a children's playground and located 1.5km along from a patrolled swimming area on Westshore beach.

The Beach Retreat | Napier | New Zealand

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"We had a great weekend celebrating our 30th birthdays together. Lovely clean, comfy relaxing place Thanks."

Hayley, Sarah, K J. November 23/24 2013