“I loved everything about this property. It is a beautiful, homey, cozy retreat. From the moment you enter the door you feel peace & tranquility. Walking to town, restaurants and the glow worms was a breeze. The room and decor were superb and I would definitely recommend this property to anyone lucky enough to visit Hokitika.”

Nancy Titus

“This is a gem in Hokitika! The space is clean, cosy and so thoughtfully designed. Claire is an amazing host and you can tell she goes the extra mile in making everyone feel at home. Stay for breakfast if you can because the homemade jams and bread turned out to be one of our favourite…

Cherie Sim

“I loved everything about this property. It is a beautiful, homey, cozy retreat and from the moment you enter the door you feel peace and tranquility. Walking to town, restaurants and the glow worms was a breeze. The room and decor were superb and I would definitely recommend this property to anyone lucky enough to…

Nancy Titus

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Mikey Hagan-Peter

“The accommodation at Drifting Sands was A+.  As soon as I walked into the reception I was already feeling at home. I remember every morning there was fresh homemade bread with a wide range of jams and a pot of hot tea waiting on the dining table. Each room has their own little touch. I loved…

Teya Lloyd 11yrs

“Claire is a great fit for the location and it makes you feel extremely great. It is a nice feeling after a big day out to come into this epic place on the beach. The people at this B&B make you feel like a local and treated in the best way possible. I can’t wait to go…

Mali Lloyd 9yrs