The Not so Wintry Break in Auckland
Have you been feeling the cold chill of winter lately? We might have the answer for you. Treat yourself to a vacation and travel to Auckland, where you can sit back, relax and enjoy the delightful warm feeling of sunshine on your skin.
Start with something easy to really get those vitamin D levels up and hit one of the many beaches in Auckland.
For a secluded white-sand beach experience, drive out to Pakiri Beach. As a lesser-known spot, you’ll be able to relax without a sea of multi-coloured beach umbrellas obscuring your view. This is also a bonus for a little bit of whale and dolphin watching – you’ll see them bobbing about on the horizon.
What’s the best thing to eat during the summer? Barbecue, of course. Luckily for you, you won’t need to drag a whole grill across the globe because many parks and beaches in Auckland have barbecue facilities which are completely free to use. Smart move, Auckland.
Go for a wander and make your way to the botanical gardens. The combination of fresh air and flowers that pop with colour will remind you just how much you cherish summer. For those who live for a great palm tree post on Instagram, fill your camera role with gorgeous greens in the palm garden. The palms will also provide some shade if you need a quick (very quick) break from the sunshine.
Of course, you’ll need somewhere comfortable to stay during your time in Auckland, and that’s where the brand-new M Social hotel comes in. Opening in December 2017, the M Social Auckland is a contemporary hotel which sits right in the middle of all the action on Auckland’s Quay Street. Every one of the 190 rooms in the hotel has a uniquely spectacular view of the harbour.
The hotel boasts an array of outstanding cuisine, from the signature continental breakfast (what says holiday more than continental breakfast?) to the in-house delicatessen, to the dynamic Asian a la carte menu in the Beast and Butterflies restaurant.
Fancy something dark and delicious? Our staff at M Social are fanatical about serving exceptional cups of coffee, whether you want to wake up to a fresh pot or stay up a little bit longer to make the most of the city.
For those who need something a little stronger, there’s the terrace bar. As you’re here for Auckland’s warm summer months, it’s the perfect excuse to sit back and soak up the rays.
To take in even more of Auckland, cast a beady across the whole city using the panoramic camera which you’ll find on the roof. Who doesn’t love a rooftop? This camera is so powerful, you’ll be able to zoom in on the islands and beyond. You didn’t expect that one, did you?
Don’t wait around; book your stay at M Social Auckland today.