About Carmel

"WE believe that with commitment and passion we have become the best retirement village in the Bay of Plenty region, offering a unique and personal family environment where our residents’ welfare is at the heart of what we do, giving them peace of mind and making them feel welcome, respected and secure in our changing world."


Carmel Country Estate Retirement Village comprises of 142 villas and apartments spread over 16 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds bordered by a greenbelt, providing peaceful and tranquil surroundings.

Conveniently situated  in Ohauiti, just a short distance from Greerton village centre and only ten minutes from downtown Tauranga with all of its amenities including hospitals, golf courses and race track, it certainly is in a great location.

The spacious villas have a northerly aspect to make the most of the warm sunshine and are constructed from brick and tile.

The village really does have a unique feel, the villas are very individual and are available in several different designs, they can also be personalised with your colour preferences in both flooring and kitchen design.


Carmel Country Estate boasts a beautifully appointed community centre where indoor bowls, crafts, cards, choir, art classes and other weekly entertainment takes place and also where social activities such as Birthday parties and Weddings can be arranged. This facility accommodates a dining area, library and computer room, hair salon with visiting hairdressers, craft room, billiards room, gymnasium, with a woodworking and engineering workshop.

The conservatory in the community centre overlooks an all weather bowling green with a croquet green to the side and a Petanque court nearby.  

Take a tour of our Village