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Address: Beach Road, Christchurch 8009, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-388 9234

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A great stay at Funky Marys!!!

Funky Marys was a perfect place for us to stay...light & bright with comfy furnishings and happy quirky decorating...we loved our stay and appreciated the washing machine/dryer... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 May 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Funky Marys was a perfect place for us to stay...light & bright with comfy furnishings and happy quirky decorating...we loved our stay and appreciated the washing machine/dryer and the extras like fresh muffins...loaf of bread with lovely jam...plunger coffee!!! Everything you need and close to the beach!!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

Always popular with locals and tourists alike. Great beach. Clean and easy to get to. At its best in the morning. Do yourself a favour and call in at Beach cafe for a coffee before or a lovely brunch afterwards.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

Deserves its popularity. Nice sand and great swimming on a hot day. Good parking and lovely cafe handy. Excellent kids playground too.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

Waimairi beach is my favourite beach in the Christchurch region. It's safe for swimming, as the waves are a good size. It is plenty spacious and never overcrowded. The car park isn't very big, but there is also plenty of street parking nearby. I recommend this beach!

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Thank E_Arkley
Napa ca
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

The beach is really wide(at low tide) and is nice sand. There are sections that are for dogs which is nice if you have em. Other than unpredictable weather it's a great place for a walk or swim if you can brave the chilly water. Most mornings and evenings though you will see some sort of surfing entertainment.

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Thank deadmanfx
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

I found this one best and fantastic beach in all three beaches I visited in christchurch. An awesome white sand and blue water combination beach.

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Thank Mudassar S
Brunei Darussalam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

It is really great Amazing sandy beach. It is quite place and the water is blueish. romantic place. You will enjoy the place .

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Waimate, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2015

Depending when you go and what your purpose is would largely sway your opinion of this location. I have nothing against it what-so-ever and on a calm Summer's day, if I'd just hopped off an aeroplane from Mogadishu it would be paradise. However, it had turned into a cool, blustery and greying day when we went for a ride there... More 

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Thank Dwayne C
New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

We stayed a few minutes walk from Waimairi Beach on a recent trip to New Zealand. We loved the ability to walk what seemed endlessly and it was a pretty quiet beach too. The views are amazing and the peacefulness was perfect for vacation!

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Thank BAAustin
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

15yrs ago moved from the other side of Christchurch to Waimairi Beach having lived by the sea in Auckland wanted to be near the sea again just walking along the beach any time of the day just love the peace and quiet it is magic so unspoilt it is the best move we ever made people are so friendly a... More 

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