Some of our beaches have gained international recognition as New Zealand’s best beaches. From the sweep of coastline from Mauao right up to Maketū, or the white sands of Waihī Beach, Pukehina, and Ōhope, our regions beaches are popular locations appreciated by many.
Mount Maunganui’s main beach has been named by Trip Advisor as New Zealand’s best beach consecutively for five times running. The rankings are generated by Trip Advisor user reviews and ratings worldwide. The Bay of Plenty region features several times with Papamoa Beach taking out the fourth best beach in New Zealand, and Ōhope Beach named the seventh best.