Tahunanui, Nelson, New Zealand
Tahunanui is Nelson’s beach suburb and we reckon New Zealand’s best beach. We love living here and the beach reserve area is a large part of the reason why Nelson is consistently rated as the one of the most desirable places to live in New Zealand.
Tahunanui has many great accommodation options, great places for food and drink, lots of fun things to do, local shops and a thriving community
The beach is excellent for swimming, running or walking. It is also a paradise for stand-up paddle boarders, wind surfers, kite surfers, dog walkers and general sun seekers.
Amenities include; the skatepark, children’s playgrounds, a children’s Zoo, roller skating rink, hydroslide, bumpa-boats, BMX track, model railway, public tennis courts, Pétanque and mini golf.
Summertime highlights include beach volleyball and the Weetbix Tryathlon.