From CitySide Hotel you can stroll to the corner and you are in the CBD! Take a walk through ‘Thirty Eight Elizabeth’, the brand new flagship Farmers store and contemporary shopping and dining precinct. Walk down Devonport Road to the many waterfront restaurants and bars on ‘The Strand’ and enjoy the views from the harbourside promenade. Enjoy outdoor dining on Wharf Street.
Visit the latest exhibitions at the Tauranga Art Gallery. Downtown Tauranga has all the major banks and selection of national and local retailers. Check out some of our local favourites…
Showcasing the finest kaimoana in the bay, alongside other worldwide ocean delights, Saltwater offers a wide variety of dishes prepared to the highest standards at an affordable price. Focused on preparing incredible plates that accentuate the natural flavours that will appeal to any seafood lover’s palate, they also offer a good selection of non-seafood options.
Master Kong is a one-of-a-kind bar & restaurant serving up some seriously kick-ass Asian street food. With a huge selection of delicious dishes designed for sharing, plus a limited-edition handcrafted cocktail list, Master Kong is the perfect spot for date night, work lunch or group celebrations.
Roxie’s Red-Hot Cantina & Taco Joint brings you the best street food from L.A. to the Baja Coast all the way to Mount Maunganui. Over the years Rosie ate her fair share of burgers and put away a margarita or two, she drank beers on the beach, and she ate tacos, lots of tacos… and now she wants to share all her favourites with you!
The famous ‘base track’ around Mauao in Mount Maunganui is one of New Zealand’s most popular scenic walks. The 3.4km route will take you full circle around this extinct volcano and can be walked in either direction – from the white sand beach beside the ocean right around to the sheltered waters of Pilot Bay and vice versa.
Bayfair, the Bay of Plenty’s largest shopping centre in Mount Maunganui, is home to over 140 stores and restaurants all under one roof, including fashion, department stores, electrical, gifts, health, beauty and more. A children’s indoor playground and free parking is also available.
Experience total relaxation at the heart of Mount Maunganui at the Mount Hot Pools. Located beneath the majesty of Mauao, relax and unwind in the only hot ocean water complex in the world! Enjoy the healing properties of bathing in heated salt water and top it off with a massage from our friendly and experienced therapists to really treat your body.
Mount Mainstreet has a relaxed way of life, with the best retail, food and service experiences you’ll find anywhere with one of the best beaches in the country! Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner, take a stroll around the boutique stores, or pamper yourself with a massage or beauty treatment.
Deckchair Cafe is one of Mount Maunganui’s most popular cafes, perfectly located with magnificent sea views across the golden sands of the Mount main beach. Enjoy breakfast or lunch prepared from premium ingredients using the freshest seasonal produce available, for maximum flavour – along with their delicious daily baked treats and award-winning coffee!
As your day progresses why not head back next to Deckchair Cafe which opens as the Sundowner Beach Bar in the evening!? Enjoy a beer, wine or cocktail along with some mouthwatering bar snacks as you take in more of the magnificent Mount Maunganui main beach views as the sun goes down.