Cooks Beach

The Coromandel is known as a hot resort spot in North Island, and if you’re visiting the region, you’ll want to see the beauty that is Cooks Beach. The stretch of sandy beaches makes for a great pit stop for those looking to sunbathe, swim, and even surf. Nearby is the seaside town of Whitianga, where you can catch a ferry to Stone Steps Wharf, where Cooks Beach starts. Be sure to visit Shakespeare Cliff, where you’ll find a panoramic view of Mercury Bay and its secluded beaches. When it comes to eating, you’ll never be short of options thanks to Flaxmill Bay and its plethora of cafes and restaurants. A great spot; Go indulge in unique flavored ice creams at Eggsentric Café.