Great Beaches to Enjoy When Renting in Tauranga or Mt Maunganui this Summer

Wow, what an amazing summer we have been having here in the Bay of Plenty.  Of course we are also spoilt for choice with so many stunning beaches all within easy walk or drive of Tauranga, the Mount and Papamoa.

If you love surfing then Mount Maunganui surf beach is the place for you.  Famous for its fantastic waves, this golden sand beach hosts everything from surf-lifesaving events to beach volleyball and sand castle building.  Of course you also have the many great cafes and restaurants all within easy walking distance of the beach.

Mount Maunganui BeachIf you prefer a more sheltered beach then take a look at the harbour beach of Pilot Bay.  This is a beautiful spot both in day time and during the evening where you can look out over Tauranga Harbour busy with Cruise ships in summer, and container ships and recreational boats all year round.  This bay is also in close proximity to the Mount cafes and restaurants.

Ocean Beach is the main beach past the Mount extending to Papamoa in the south.  These beaches also have beautiful rolling waves and miles of golden sand.  The beach is accessible from many points along the coastal main road, and easy walking distance from most homes in Papamoa. also has a shopping mall located near the beach.

Check out our Properties to Rent page to see a list of amazing homes you can rent near one of these great beaches.  Or phone us on 0800 333 221 and talk to  Christine or Jan about where you would like to rent.