- Arrive, breathe, unwind, put your feet up and pour yourself a glass of wine!
- A 5 minute walk to the beach. Elevated & north facing, Coast Retreat gets all day, year round sun
- Surf, play tennis or golf, hike, land sail, fish, or simply read a book
Coast Retreat is truly one of a kind. The only house set on Coast Road, it offers uninhibited, grandstand views across Muriwai Golf Course to the sea. Experience the warmth of all day, year round sun in a ruggedly beautiful west coast setting, just 30 minutes from Auckland CBD.
Coast Retreat is perfect for golfers, honeymooners, surfers, or busy Aucklander's in need of a no fuss, rejuvenating hiatus from the city. All towels, linen and a cleaning service are provided as well as tea and coffee.
Muriwai is Auckland's West Coast playground, with cafe's, nearby vineyards and restaurants, a renowned New Zealand Golf Course, the popular Maori Bay and Muriwai Beach, Woodhill Mountain Bike Park tracks, public tennis courts and a skate park, and plenty of beach activities - paragliding, surfing, BMX, fishing, land sailing and much more.
We guarantee you'll feel a million miles from the city whether you choose to venture outdoors or relax on the deck with a book!
In the evening, soak in the outdoor heated bath under the stars in your private courtyard, enjoy a DVD or visit one of the many great restaurants and vineyards in nearby Waimauku and Kumeu (We love Provenance, Juggler's Pizzeria & the Tasting Shed!).
Coast Retreat offers all the comforts of home in a cosy, coastal, clean, fully furnished, sunny studio accommodation, plus one separate downstairs bedroom. The kitchen has a fridge and microwave, 2 hotplates and all the necessary utensils. A barbecue is available on request. We offer Wifi & a desk to work/study.
It's perfect for a couples retreat but can also be made suitable for two couples or can accommodate small children on request. We have a spare mattress and a cot available.
Please note that Coast Retreat has two double beds, one in the upstairs studio and one in a private room downstairs. There is one bathroom, which is accessed next to the upstairs bed.
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Muriwai is Auckland's West Coast playground, with cafe's, nearby vineyards and restaurants, a renowned New Zealand Links Golf Course, the popular Maori Bay and Muriwai Beach, Woodhill Mountain Bike Park tracks, public tennis courts (we have racquets to lend you) and a skate park, and plenty of beach activities - paragliding, surfing, BMX, fishing, land sailing, four wheel driving and much more.
Get up close
Take in the beauty of Muriwai's rugged landscape and visit the famous cliff-top gannet colony, where around 1200 pairs of gannets nest from August to March.
Walk it off
Stroll along the boardwalk that hugs the coastline and take time to enjoy the fresh sea air. Take in the superb views of the wild waves and rolling black sand dunes.
Find the best of the beach
For some beach fun, take a lesson at the local surf school on this popular surf beach or hire blokarts, kites, mountain bikes or surfboards.
Hit the links
Play a round of golf at the nearby course and enjoy the incredible outlook across the sea and along the coast between holes.
Go the extra mile
Take a drive to the neighbouring black-sand beach of Te Henga (Bethells Beach) or slide down the huge sand dunes at nearby Lake Wainamu.
Muriwai is a place of wild beauty. Just 40 minutes from the city centre, you can visit for a few hours or make a day of it. Ride the waves, take a dip or just enjoy the amazing views.
After seeing the gannets, stroll along the sand or take the 4-hour walk between Muriwai and Te Henga (Bethells Beach).
Coast Retreat is truly one of a kind. Set away from other houses, it offers grandstand views across Muriwai Golf Course to the sea. Experience the warmth of all day, year round sun in a ruggedly beautiful west coast setting, just 30mins from Aucklands CBD.