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The Hamptons, Kaikoura, New Zealand

Our rating: First Class

The Hamptons is a boutique B&B set in a peaceful location a few steps from the sweeping beach, but still just a few minutes' walk from the centre of Kaikoura. It offers two beautifully arranged, spacious guest rooms boasting unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean from their large private decks and gardens. Each room features a king size bed, spacious en suite bathroom, air conditioning, Wi-Fi access and a smart TV. Breakfast is served each morning in your room, and at your own convenience; with the owners offering a friendly, personalised service.

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    Experiences while staying here

    The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.

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