A serene holiday destination and an ideal weekend getaway place set in New Zealand’s North Island is Rotorua. Instead of opting for tourist hot spots, go for a vacation with your loved ones to Rotorua for a boutique and authentic experience. It is indeed a beautiful and serene place, which will provide you a unique thought provoking experience. Several new cafes and eateries along with a few mesmerizing natural scenes will certainly offer you with a plethora of unforgettable holiday memories.
Mesmerizing lakes for an enhanced holiday experience
Lakes of Rotorua are the name given to 17 beautiful lakes of the district, is ideal for activities like swimming, waterskiing, and fishing. Lakes of Rotoura or Rotorua lakes have been used for events like World Blind Sailing Championship and World Water-ski Championship.
If you want a taste of the most romantic experience with your better half try taking a walk by the Hamurana Springs. A peaceful and quiet walk in the northeast side of the lake through grooves of Redwoods offers the perfect spring experience. The place is famous for its calm and comforting atmosphere and is the ideal place for reconnecting with your inner self and nature.
An abundance of option
For a rustic Rotorua stay, opt for motels, but if you wish get a more swanky and modern experience try the beautiful lakeside boutiques. These boutiques are ideal for people who wish to get a more modern holiday experience.
Most of these boutiques offer large rooms with cozy beds and fireplaces with pools overlooking the lake, and spas. If you are a foodie and your ultimate dream is to taste something utterly delicious try visiting the place called Eat Street. This walkway is dotted with bars, posh dining spots and amazing cafes. This place is perfect for spending some fun time with friends over drinks and trying out few lip smacking dishes.
Try connecting with nature
The district, which is also known as Spa Town, is the home to several botanical gardens and historic architectural specimens. The Government Gardens, which is located on the eastern edge of town, is a famous tourist destination and is a place of pride for New Zealand. If you wish to get a taste of adventure while staying in Rotoura, try mountain biking in Whakarewarewa Forest.
Here adventurers can enjoy mountain biking on the 100 km long trail, and the place was also selected as top 8 location of the world in 2012. Nature enthusiasts will get plenty of options, one being the Rainbow Springs nature park, which impressively boasts New Zealand’s birdlife.
If you are a family man and want your children to get a chance to understand the beauty of nature, there can be no better place than Rotorua. Here you will get to spot many beautiful kiwis and several other birds, which form an important part of New Zealand’s native wildlife. We all get tired of our busy and monotonous schedules, and everybody needs a break. Rotorua is perhaps the ideal holiday destination for spending some quality time with loved ones.
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