Cooks Beach Whitianga NZ Luxury Holiday Accommodation. 970 Lonely Bay Lodge is a boutique lodge offering luxury accommodation in the Coromandel Peninsula. The Lodge is nestled in New Zealand native bush, and is just a couple of minutes walk to Cooks beach. We’re introducing plant based! We are opting for a more sustainable and healthy menu, with produce either locally sourced, or from out garden and abundant fruit trees.