Onetangi Meanderings

Onetangi is Waiheke's longest ocean beach. A particularly beautiful part of the island, Onetangi Bay has a long, white-sand beach, ideal for family outings, safe swimming and for picnics, with a choice of refreshment establishments.

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Perfect In Every Way!

Beautiful House and views, lovely hosts and delicious breakfasts. We will miss Peter, Caroline, the dogs and New Zealand. What a paradise!!

Dwight and Family

This is just like staying with good friends if your good friends happen to have impeccable taste and world class cooking. Peter and Caroline - thank you for an enchanted Christmas.

Simon and Maia

Now we know what heaven looks and feels like… Our stay at Marino Ridge will be with us for the rest of our lives together. We cannot thank you enough for your beautiful energy and bouquet of hospitality. Much love to you, Caroline and Peter.

Peter and Quinn

The most lovable hosts, and an incredible house with attention to every little detail; the wonderful walks with the dogs … we felt immediately at home and never want to leave again! And extra thanks to the best chef on the island :)) Delicious fo... Read More

Susan and Markus

A wonderful relaxing stay at this lovely place. We have really enjoyed the hospitality, the comfort and design of the place, and the delicious food and wine. A great break from our hectic lives to stop and enjoy the beauty of nature on the island! ... Read More

Reluca and John

We so want you to now how much we have enjoyed your hospitality! You've made this part of our vacation most memorable and one of the best on our journey. Your accommodations are superb, but your company is what really means the most. Thank you for... Read More

Barton and Kay

An absolutely sublime experience, one that we can't hope to repeat unless we return. Which we shall. Caroline and Pete - thank you so much!

Fiona and Mac

Thank you so much, Peter and Caroline. We arrived as strangers and left as friends. We cannot imagine a more relaxing and sytlish place to start our travels in NZ; but above all your warmth and kindness… With all our thanks.

Ben and Belinda

Thank you for hospitality, excellent wine, food and great company. This was a perfect ending for a perfect honeymoon.

Tuuli and Atte

We were overwhelmed with the beauty of Marino Ridge but truly touched by the warm hospitality and feeling of home. What an unforgettable start to our honeymoon and marriage. Thank you for the memories. We'll be keeping up with the pups! All our ... Read More

Josh and Shelli

We have both thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Marino Ridge: accommodation, food and welcome have been first class. A wonderful start to our tour of New Zealand. Nothing has been too much trouble for you. We hope to return and stay a little longer ne... Read More

Allison and Lloyd

What an amazing way to start our honeymoon! The views, the island, the wine, the generosity of our hosts and their legendary hospitality...we didn't want to leave. Thank you, Caroline and Peter, for everything - you made our stay incredible and you ... Read More

Rachel and John

Caroline and Peter... You have created such a beautiful haven here on Waiheke. Every detail has been thought of to enhance your guests' experience. Thanks Peter for your excellent tour suggestions, excellent coffee and syrah :)) Caroline - thanks ... Read More

Sandy and John

Can't wait to come back it is so wonderful. Thank you for the lovely stay and beautiful people.

Charlie and Peggy

Brilliant hosts, exquisite location…

John and Kelly

This visit has been like a dream. Between the gorgeous views and wonderful hosts - we can't wait to come back.

Miriam and Gabe

Every moment was perfect! Thank you! :)

Kathy and Bill

Perfection. We couldn't have asked for more…

Camilla and Lee

Everything was AMAZING. Food, views, service were all superb

Mike and Kristen

Perfect place to unwind after a long flight. Beautiful property, stunning location/views. Cannot recommend highly enough.

Christine and David

Peter and Caroline: Thank you for sharing your slice of Paradise!

Jane and Michael

This was the absolute perfect way to start our honeymoon. Everything was a delight - and we couldn't have asked for more gracious and kind hosts … and thanks to Fabio and Isla for joining us on our morning walks!

Lisa and Shaun

Thank you for being such gracious hosts and sharing your beautiful home with us (and your sweet dogs). This was the perfect start to our honeymooon!

John and Siobhán

Arrived 59.364 and departed a fully rejuvenated 60.001. Thank you Caroline and Peter for your hospitality, attention to detail and all round creation of heaven on earth

Shelly and Stuart

There really is Paradise!!! Thanks to Caroline and Peter everything was (is) perfect.

Ruth and Werner

Beyond Superb!! Outstanding home, location, and warmth. Caroline and Peter feel like family. So very sorry to leave. Until the next visit thank you so much!

Bill and Sharon

Two lovely days - warm hospitality, excellent drinks and canapés, and a heavenly location and stylish home. Thank you both!

Lawrence and Anne

Fantastic - hosts, accommodation, art deco chic - They know how to guide their guests to cater for their unique tastes for activities and food. A Must Repeat stay…

Omala and Mark

Thank you for the perfect start to our New Zealand vacation. Wonderful hospitality, thoughtfulness, warmth and vibrancy. Exquisite.

Fred and Denyse

What an amazing time!! Everything was perfect! It felt like home. Thanks.

Caroline and Michael

Marino Ridge is the highlight of our New Zealand holiday. The hospitality, views, accommodation and food were world class. We just loved our stay and would love to return.

Louis and Mel

The experience here at Marino Ridge has been amazing! Caroline and Peter care for and love their home and this island, which enriches our time here. We have enjoyed every minute.

Jackie and Michael

We have had a wonderful time here at Marino Ridge. You home and the hospitality is unparalleled. The memories made here wil last our lifetimes. Thank you for a truly magical experience.

Jeffery and Family

We arrived as strangers, left as friends. Thank you Peter, Caroline, Isla, Fabio for sharing your home and yourselves with us. In all aspects this was the perfect retreat for us.

Phil and Julie

You have created a truly beautiful retreat here on Waiheke. We have really appreciated your hospitality - which goes beyond that and extends to generosity and kindness. Isla and Fabio add to the ambience… Abundant thanks for everything :)) Wou... Read More

Sheryn and Don

As a solo traveller I feel home here. I enjoyed every moment in this lovely home of Caroline and Peter, an of Isla and Fabio. Thank you all and I truly look forward to seeing you all again in the near future together with my family. Xxx

Karen

Such a beautiful spot. We've loved staying here. It was wonderful meeting you both: we will definitely come and stay again.

Athina and Mark

Many thanks for a most wonderful stay at Marino Ridge! Such a beautiful and peaceful place. Even better than the delicious food and amazing views is Peter and Caroline's gracious hospitality. We hope to return soon!

Ciara and Russell

What and incredible place! Thank you Caroline and Peter for making us feel amazingly at home and looking after us so well on this little slice of heaven. We have hugley enjoyed our stay with you and our time on Waiheke and hope to be back with our ... Read More

Andy and Elly

We are so glad we had the opportunity to meet you and stay in your incredible home. We enjoyed each second of the last days and we will forever remember the nice moments here in Waiheke and in Marino Ridge. Thanks a lot for everything.

Louciana and Leonardo

This is a very special place looked after by two very special people. Astounding views, every comfort, food to live for - but best of all a welcome we will always remember.

Jack, Sholto

Thank you for the perfect few days - I will go home with some very happy memories!

John

Thank you so much for such a wonderful relaxing stay. This was the perfect stop for us to finsih our honeymoon! We absolutely loved and appreciated the love that went into our food and we felt very well taken care of. Thank you so much for being s... Read More

Sam and Carly

Fabulous home, fabulous hosts, fabulous food, fabulous island. What else do you need? And thank you "Manuel" for my Oyster mushrooms!!!

Steve and Sue

Our first time visiting New Zealand and Waiheke Island. Peter and Caroline made it feel like a tropical paradise in the middle of winter. People said it was the wrong time to travel to Waiheke, but Peter and Caroline made it feel so right. Cheers!... Read More

C Family

This place is paradise! Your hospitality was second to none, we had a truly amazing time. We will be back! Thank you so much for all your help while we were here. We have fallen in love with Waiheke Island, one of our favourite places. Even in t... Read More

Hugo and Dori

Beautifully remote, great people. Set in a very natural environment. We will be back!

Jenny and Guy

Peter and Caroline - you have created a wonderful peaceful retreat here in Waiheke. We felt the warmth of your hospitality from the start even though we arrived in a chilly drizzle! This is a truly special place to unwind, with delicious food, love... Read More

David and Melissa

This was such a wonderful place to cap off our wonderful New Zealand honeymoon! The views we woke up to were second to none and really made us fall in love with the island. Peter and Caroline's hopsitality made for such a wonderful stay… Thank y... Read More

David and Danielle

Thank you so much for your hospitality and outstanding service. This is without doubt the best holiday we have ever had together and simply perfect for our anniversary. In a word, exquisite.

Richard and Jessica

Wonderful stay. Really well looked after. Brilliant food. Very comfortable.

Harry

Had a fantastic time thanks to our hosts Caroline and Peter :)) Place is like being in paradise with lovely rooms, amazing views and yummy food! The place to be when you want to relax! Didn't want to leave!

Carol and Saoirse

A great place to stay; feels like we're in heaven. A great way to end our New Zealand Trip. Thanks for having us!! Lots of love xx

Paul and Inge

A wonderful experience for our Special Occasion. Superb accommodation with two warm and friendly hosts. Thank you for making our stay so memorable.

Ross and Sandy

The best start to a honeymoon we could ever imagine. Thanks so much!

Cynthia and Teddy

Such a paradise! We enjoyed ourselves to the utmost - you are the ultimate host and hostess - an incredible experience we will never forget. You have set the bar higher than we could ever imagine. Thank you.

Gloria and family

An amazing stay in Paradise with exceptional hosts and all the amenities we could wish for.

John and Jeanne

Have not been here more than a few hours and I've fallen in love - wonderful hosts and serene setting…

Renee

Incredible two days!. Wish we could stay longer! Thank you Peter, Caroline and Fabio for the warmth, great food and laughs! Hope to see you soon!

Renata and Taylor

What a special piece of paradise you have here!! We have had an amazong time…wonderful hospitality, surroundings, food, company. Thank you!!!

Jenny and Brett

Thank you for your fantastic hospitality. We have really enjoyed our stay here at Marino Ridge and on Waiheke.

Chris and Tina

A perfect way to start our honeymoon. The hospitality, food and accommodation exceeded all expectations and will be hard to beat. You spoilt us rotten with the oysters. We look forward to coming back… ! Thanks so much. x

Tom and Liv

A pukka stay!!! So friendly and food was amazing.

Jamie and Heather

Wonderful! Thanks. We loved our stay.

Randy and Victoria

UNBELIEVABLE!! Couldn't be nicer

Dana and Wayne

Our hostess and host built a slice of paradise and we are fortunate to have been able to enjoy it, immensely! We should've stayed longer!!!

Julie and Zee

What an incredible location, atmosphere, food and company. Couldn't have asked for a better weekend away. Thank you so much for having us.

Nick and Anna

Fabulous people, fabulous views and a fabulous time - I can't wait to be back!

Elaine and Gary

Feeling relaxed and spoilt at at Marino Ridge! Wonderful views, location, food wine, accommodation and hosts. Thanks for making our wedding anniversary one to remember xxx

Amber and Andre

Thank you so much for such an amazing weekend. We leave feeling relaxed and recharged. Magical.

Anna and Will

Thank you so much for having us here! We had a lovely few days on Waiheke.

Leigh and Tim

A beautiful spot, finished off with some wonderful hospitality (especially from our new friend Fabio).

Nick and Amanda

John and I cannot thank you enough for your lovely hospitality. We have so enjoyed our stay at Marino Ridge and will remember it always! Thank you for the fabulous food and fun!

Nancy and John

From the moment we arrived we loved every minute of our stay. Thank you Caroline and Peter for your warm hospitslity expressed in so many ways - all of which contributed greatly to a beautiful experience. Your house and location are amazing - the a... Read More

Marianne and Peter

This has been the delightful start to our holiday in New Zealand. Peter and Caroline, you warm hospitality and kindness are a wonder - we have enjoyed every moment of our time at Marino Ridge. The food, rooms, views, thoughtfulness and all-round we... Read More

Sally and Pat

We came here to celebrate my pre-60th birthday and had the most stunning and memorable stay! The food was delicious, the hosts were extremely welcoming and the view is exquisite. Will definitely be back again. Thank you so much.

Sisters-in-Law

Thank you so much! We have felt like we are at home from the moment we arrived. What a wonderful experience, superb food, great company, a memory we will always treasure. Isla and Fabio are also warm and welcoming! Xx

Sally and Andy

We had such a wonderful time in New Zealand and this was the perfect ending to the most amazing trip.

Carolyn and Alan

Thank you for your hospitality and making our stay a truly memorable one. We had the most lovely stay. A definite must-stay for those who appreciate the finer (yet simple) things in life. We love you all!

Don and Bernice

What a beautiful property on a truly magnificent island! Caroline and Peter are the perfect hosts! We can't wait to come back. Thank you!

Richard and Ana

We could not have wished for a better start, and it will be hard in the next 16 days to match the ambience, location and hospitality experienced at Marino Ridge. Thank you Fabio and Libby for your amazingly generous hospitality (and Caroline and Pet... Read More

Stephen and Jill

Peter and Caroline - thank you for your unending hospitality, a wonderful introduction to the beautiful country. You both truly gave our Honeymoon a dream start. We can't wait to return someday.

Abby and Matt

Wonderful!

Nisa and Roland

Beautiful views, beautiful home. True sense of home surrounded by wonderful people, lovable dogs and first class hospitality. Thank you!

Browns

Beautiful gardens, great hospitality, lovely people. It was a TOP experience.

Anna and Kor

Dear Caroline, dear Peter! We enjoyed a lot your paradise! We don't like to leave but we have to!!

Jorg and Christina

The most wonderful stay with the kindest hosts and brilliant cooking!

Pauline and friends

What a beautiful property and our hosts including Fabio and Libby are first class. Thank you for your gourmet food and warm chats. Hope to be back!

Dennis and Ann

Wow! What an incredible few days! We wish we could stay longer! Thank you Peter and Caroline for making us feel so welcome. Your hospitality, attention to details and amazing food have set the bar high for the rest of our honeymoon. We hope to c... Read More

James and Corlia

I wish I had met these two years ago…such a generosity and warmth about them. They transform a getaway into an epicurean delight and an adventure at every turn. Thank you for opening your gorgeous home and hearts to us.

Janice and Morgan

A magical Christmas with you all at Marino Ridge. Perfection in every way! 10/10

Nadine, Tim & family

Our first trip to NZ, and our first stop. What an amazing start! Peter and Caroline are truly the hosts with the most - warm and friendly, and incredible hospitality, and I haven't mentioned the food yet - so fresh and delicious - such excellent ... Read More

Beth and Raul

You definitely don't make it easy to leave Waiheke! Thank you for all you've done to make our honeymoon that much more special - what a way to end out trip!

Courtney and Noah

This place is paradise!. We travel the world and this has to be at the top for amazing, healthy and delicious! Lovely Peter and Caroline. Best Lap Pool.

Diane and Mike

Yummy Yummy breakfasts and canapés - truly special. Amazing hosts. Luxurious. Loved Isla and Fabio too.

Alex and Michael

Peter and Caroline! Thank you so much for a wonderful stay. Your hospitality, care and attention to the smallest details have made for a world class experience. You're an inspiration and we hope to come back one day.

David and Matt

Intimate and perfection. Tramping around Cable Bay and having my own private respite and hospitality so close is as good as it gets! "Good On You!" :))

Craig

Absolutely fantastic views, accommodations were simple and perfect, Peter and Caroline were warm and inviting from minute one, would take the trip a second time in a heartbeat. Great way to start our honeymoon.

Joe & Mo

What a beautiful experience! Beautiful setting with views and garden. Hosts Peter and Caroline provide a warm and welcoming home away from home. Most beautifully designed home, every detail is so well planned. Excellent is the word to describe ev... Read More

Sue and Jack

Great views, great company, and fantastic hospitality. Most important - Cold beer in chiller!!!

Greg and Stephanie

Thank you Caroline and Peter for making my 40th birthday girls' trip so magical. Everything was incredible; I never wanted to wake from this dream!

Charity

We have enjoyed our time in paradise beyond words! Thanks you for your hospitality and kindness. Hopefully we will be back someday!

Miranda and Josh

This is one of the most special places on earth. The house, natural beauty and your warmth and hospitality create a unique experience, unlike any other. I cannot wait to return. Thank you so much Caroline and Peter.

Kim

New Zealand and especially Waiheke is amazing and your home and hospitality even more so. Each breakfast in the morning and canapes in the evening were some of the most memorable times for us. We loved Fabio and Libby. Thank you for sharing your h... Read More

Margaret, Anne, Kelley

An exquisite stay, inclusive of canapés, local wines, breakfasts overlooking the picturesque bay and a beautiful room stocked with everything you may need during your stay. Their local knowledge was second to none and they always had fantastic sugg... Read More

Josh & Steph

We thoroughly enjoyed the amazing views and beautiful property. Thanks for a great start to our Kiwi vacation!!

Michael G

We were lucky enough to escape here for a nights recharge, and we could not have been happier. What a stunning location. Views from our room were just sensational and the property is brilliantly appointed. Our hosts were welcoming and helpful, nothin... Read More

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