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Hot Water Beach

Hot Water Beach Surf

Hot Water Beach

Hot Water Beach is on of New Zealand's, and the Coromandel's, top attractions. Hire a spade and dig yourself a hole - hot springs under the sand will fill your hot pool with natural warm water.

Cathedral Cove Lodge Villas
 is only a 9-minute drive from Hot Water Beach, so book your Hahei accommodation now!

For the best experience

  • Start digging your pool at Hot Water beach on hour before low tide
  • You will have two hours after the low tide or the ebbe to enjoy your hot pool
  • You can enjoy up to three hours of fun depending on the conditions

About Hot Water Beach

Not all of Hot Water Beach is a thermal area, and the best spot to set up is between the two rocks on the beach.

The thermal activity happens year round - even in winter. As Hot Water Beach is a public beach, access is free! So check the 
tide times and wave conditions and book your Coromandel accommodation at Cathedral Cove Lodge Villas.

Safety on Hot Water Beach

Hot Water Beach is a well-known surfing spot with impressive swells. Swimming in the surf can be a hazard so take care and follow the guidance of lifeguards. Hahei Holiday Resort sponsors the Hotwater Beach Surf Club and you will see our name on the inflatable rescue boat (IRB) and some of the family members working as lifeguards. Check new and events on our family lifeguard team.

So remember to 
check the waves and the undertow and do not swim at night.
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