View from our entrance to Kuaotunu Beach
Seat with a view
Scrambled Eggs, Fresh Avocado & Cherry Tomatoes AND Carol's Homemade Oat & Seed Bread
Breakfast at Taigh Na Mara is always made fresh and from local produce wherever possible
Quiet time with a cup of tea
Carol's lemon tree produces fruit the size of your head! Gigantic and deliciously sweet, she has a million great recipes for using these citrus treasures up!
Waves crashing in front of the Blackjack
Carol puts on a fantastic spread - be sure to contact her in advance i you'd like to arrange something more than the standard Bed & Breakfast deal...
Sun shining through spinafex
Carol's Culinary Creations
If you haven't had breakfast at Carol's....you haven't lived!
Taigh Na Mara Driveway
Sunset on Kuaotunu River
Kuaotunu is a great spot for photographers and sunset lovers
One of the possible translations of 'Kuaotunu' is roasted young eel.....wonder where they got that from...?
Taigh Na Mara Entranceway
Magic macaroni plants!
Carol's amazing garden has loads of beautiful flowers, fruit and vegetables for all to discover. This one is called a snail vine creeper....
Carol cooking breakfast
Relax and enjoy the garden
There are spaces outside all of the rooms for guests to have a cup of tea or coffee and enjoy the garden views
Coromandel Oysters with Bloody Mary Granita
As delicious as they look....
Christmas at Taigh Na Mara
A perfect spot for entertaining family & friends
Baby Quails & Butternut Squash
These regular visitors to Carol's extended garden are very cute and quick...
A comfy & cosy space to relax
Carol's living room is a great place to unwind if you're after some inside time (which you probably wont be...)
The Cookbook Collection
Carol's library is filled with delicious recipes - she's got a great range of cookbooks from great kiwi chefs like Peter Gordon, Al Brown, Little & Friday, Annabel Langbein...you name it!
Carol Loves Coffee
With delicious local bean roasters Coffee LaLa just around the corner, and a huge Kuaotunu has something for even the most particular of caffeine afficiandos...
Carol's property boasts a fierce Petanque court, be sure to challenge her to a game on your arrival...
Crispy white bathrobes, art collected from all over the world (Carol is an avid traveller) - your room will be light and comfortable
Room with a view
Taigh Na Mara is located next to a huge green reserve, facing out onto the hills
All of our rooms come with an en-suite and doors that open out onto a garden patio
Kuaotunu River Swing
Grab your icecream from the local shop and get swinging!
Hostess with the Mostess
Serving you oysters in the half-shell topped with Bloody Mary Granita...is there anything Carol can't do?