Coromandel is well renouned as a beautiful part of New Zealand, and is very very popular during the summer months, especially over the summer holidays as many people flock here from around New Zealand. The Coromandel Peninsula features many beautiful golden sand beaches along the east coast of the peninsula providing plenty of opportunity for water sports. Coromandel is nice and warm as New Zealands climate goes.
The Coromandel East Coast features some very good surf breaks and produces top quality waves, especially when a cyclone swell comes down from the pacific islands.
Some well known and popular beaches along the Coromandel peninsula include Whangamata, Tairua, Waihi and Hot Water Beach.