Belle Mer Beachfront Apartments is centrally located in Mount Maunganui, just a stone’s throw away from New Zealand’s favourite beach. It is so easy to make the most of this tropical paradise; just leave your car in the secure car park and explore the local beach, shops, bars and eateries.

Beach Lovers

Mount Maunganui is a beach lover’s paradise with one of the most well-known and visited beaches in New Zealand!

Mount Hot Pools

The ocean water hot pools are within walking distance from Belle Mer. Request towels from reception.

Mount Magic Scenic Flights

View beautiful Tauranga from the sky. Book your flight today.

Hiking Mount Maunganui

Climb the 232m high summit for the best view of Tauranga. Moderate level of fitness is required.

Visit Local Eateries

Local eateries are all within walking distance. Enjoy a crepe or an ice cream on hot, sunny days or a hot drink on cooler days.


For breathtaking views of the Mount and golden beaches all along the coast, give skydiving a go.


Mount Maunganui is a popular summer surfing spot. Skill level required: Beginner.

Restaurants, Cafés and Bars

Here are some of our favourite places to eat

Dixie Browns

Dixie Browns Cafe Restaurant

Known for its famous waffles and mouthwatering meals. Enjoy a bite with a view.

Osteria Italian Restaurant

If an Italian food sensation is what you crave, Osteria is the place where you spoil your taste buds!

Osteria Italian Restaurant

Mount Brewing Co.

Grab your mates and experience the biggest brewery in the Bay.

For the adventurous, try one of the weekly brewery tours.

Latitude 37

Located in downtown Mount Maunganui, enjoy classic yet contemporary-style cuisine with innovative flair.

The Fat Cow

Mexican Chef Jorge Sahagun Arizaga has put his heart into every detail of The Fat Cow restaurant.

Eighty Eight Cafe

Known for their vegan and vegetarian options. Pop in and grab a quick bite.

Eighty Eight Cafe

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