Stranded in Paradise guesthouse is a Lonely Planet top pick with a 5star TripAdvisor rating. There is a large covered outside deck directly from the living areas to view the horizon and stunning views. The grounds are well planted and there are lots of birdlife. It is situated in the small coastal town of Tokomaru Bay, 1 hour from Gisborne. The town has a pub on the beach, a café and a four square supermarket with petrol and ATM. Half hour drive to Cooks Cove Walkway and Mt Hikurangi.