There’s lots of fun to be had at the Big Bach, like soaking in the spa pool and taking in the Kapiti Island sunset view. You'll find it hard to tear yourselves away.

If you can bring yourself to get active, the beach access is right on your doorstep and is great for swimming and long walks.

There’s plenty of excellent cuisine up and down the coast, check out the best of Kapiti eateries.

The local area has plenty to keep you busy too. Visit the Southward Car Museum, Otaki outlet shopping or the Shoreline cinema.

If you’re wanting to get out into nature, there are plenty of fantastic walks within the area: the Paekakariki Escarpment walk, Whareroa Farm and Otaki Forks.

If you’re after more things to do or current events, check out the suggestions on the Kapiti Coast District Council website.