The beauty of having 125-kilometres of coastline (seriously, so much beach) means there is an abundance of white sandy beaches in the Coastal Bay of Plenty. Papamoa Beach is located just down the coast from Mount Maunganui and is a destination in itself. 

The suburb of Papamoa is the fastest growing in the Tauranga region - and why wouldn’t it be? It’s blessed with 16-kilometres of uncrowded pristine beaches, shopping and dining options to rival it’s nearby, more popular neighbours, and walking tracks that provide some of the best views in the Coastal Bay of Plenty. 

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what to do in Papamoa Beach

With 16-kilometres of white sand beach on one side and the picturesque Papamoa Hills on the other, Papamoa Beach offers something for everyone.

where to stay in Papamoa Beach

Relax at the beachfront campground, or choose from the many holiday houses to make your Papamoa Beach holiday a memorable one.

Places to Eat & Drink in Papamoa

The hospitality scene is flourishing in Papamoa Beach, with new places popping up on the regular. Relax in one of the many cafes, pubs and bistros dotted throughout the area - you won’t be disappointed!


Meet the locals and discover the stories of Papamoa Beach.

itineraries & travel plans for Papamoa Beach

We’ve done the hard work so you don’t have to. Check out some of our suggested itineraries and travel plans for Papamoa Beach.

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