Whangateau, Auckland, New Zealand Accommodations

Accommodations in Whangateau

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Excellent
3 reviews
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This property was deactivated by the owner. We have found several other available options for your stay.
Home/Apartment
Excellent
19 reviews
3br Home/Apartment
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The SpaceCome and enjoy our unique, converted 1950’s church in the heart of this little village. A gorgeous blend of antique and brand new furniture and appliances and delightful, retro, slightly religious themed decor. The gorgeous Master bedroom comes with unique adjoining reading/meditation space. The adjacent room is currently set up with two single beds, but these can be joined to make a double. The mezzanine bedroom is set up with a double bed. Full kitchenette facilities (includes convection microwave with cooktop), modern bathroom, wooden floored dining/sitting room, plus a very sunny separate lounge that leads out to the BBQ deck and gardens. All bedrooms have bedside tables and except the mezzanine room, have large wardrobes and suitcase rests. The conversion and renovations were completed in late May 2014, private tropical gardens are currently being developed and once these have matured the nightly rates will be going up, so take advantage of the early bird cheaper rates and book now! Guest AccessThere are indoor games and books for wet days, kayaks (2 single seaters with lifejackets) and mountain bikes (Two adults) for sunny days. Interaction with GuestsYou are left to your own devices, but we live on the property behind if you need us for anything. The NeighborhoodOne of the most Kiwiana villages left in New Zealand; midway between Omaha and Matakana. Take some time out to stroll along the esplanade reserve and listen to the abundant birdlife, or take a relaxing dip in the clear waters of Whangateau Harbour. Perhaps a rejuvenating massage or facial at Oasis Beauty just across the road, or superb fresh fish and chips followed by a rolled icecream from the General Store on the corner. Perhaps take the new cycle trail to Omaha or Matakana. Within 500m; General Store, Oasis Beauty, playgrounds, boat ramp & jetties, tennis court, library Within 2km; Mini-golf, Bakery, Country Farm Park, Horse Riding, Art Galleries, Omaha Organic Berries Within 5km; Farmers Market, Vineyards, Cinemas, Cafes, Boutique Shopping, Golf Course, Omaha Beach Getting AroundThere is a bike hire business a couple of km down the road and a bus service that stops just around the corner.
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5br house
    This property was deactivated by the owner. We have found several other available options for your stay.
    Home/Apartment
    3br Home/Apartment
      This property was deactivated by the owner. We have found several other available options for your stay.
      Home/Apartment
      Excellent
      4 reviews
      4br Home/Apartment
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      The SpaceThis idyllic property has stunning waterfront views from every bedroom. A perfect place for a romantic weekend or honeymoon, but large enough to accommodate a group. The property is completely private, being nestled among mature pohutukawa trees. Built to maximise indoor-outdoor living it has an expansive deck with a built in spa, an outdoor shower, and a private access way to a sheltered beach. An outdoor table and loungers are all you need to while away the day. The property is luxuriously furnished and comes with lots of mod-cons (espresso machine, blue tooth sound system, BBQ). There are three bedrooms in the main house, each with their own ensuite. One ensuite doubles as the main bathroom. The living area and one bedroom is downstairs while two bedrooms are upstairs. The kitchen is fully equipped. A gas fire will keep you cosy on cold, winter's days. The main house can sleep 8. In addition, there is a separate sleep out on the property that can sleep another 2 guests. The sleep out is basic with no toilet facilities. The driveway is very steep and is unsuitable for towing boats or trailers. The front door is accessible up two flights of stairs. Guest AccessThe whole house except for one wardrobe. Interaction with GuestsNo, the guests will have the house to themselves. The NeighborhoodThe property is situated in Whangateau, which is 8 mins drive from Matakana, 5 mins drive from Leigh, and 15 mins drive from Warkworth. There is plenty to do in the region including visiting Goat Island Marine Reserve, nearby surf beaches (Omaha, Tawharanui, and Pakiri), vineyards, the Makatana farmers market, and boutique and vintage shopping. Getting AroundThere is no public transport in the area. Other Things to NoteMaximum number of people permitted on the premises is 10. Property is not suitable for children under 7 years. No parties or large gatherings. No smoking on the premises. The occupant shall: - pay for any breakages, damages or losses to the property or chattels. - leave the premises in a clean and tidy state with all doors and windows locked, heaters, towel rails and lights off, and the alarm on. Additional cleaning charges will apply if the house is not left in good condition.
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      2br Home/Apartment
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      A comfortable cottage about 100m from the boat ramp for launching the kayak into the Whangateau Harbour. A beautiful, peaceful area for those who want to recharge and enjoy cycling, kayaking and birdlife. Very suitable for adults without children.
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      2br Home/Apartment
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      The SpaceThis brand new home is a peaceful place to enjoy your stay in the Leigh area. It can be enjoyed in summer and winter. Even during the winter the house is warm. It has a high stud ceiling and floor to ceiling opening doors onto large balconies. Guest AccessThe entire top floor of this house is your's to use. It is self contained with a fully equipped kitchen with: large double door fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, hob and oven. Breakfast NOT included. Food can be arranged at additional cost and depending on what is required. Please ask. Interaction with GuestsOwners/managers live a few minutes down the road. The NeighborhoodEight minutes away from the prime attraction of Goat Island Marine reserve. Excellent diving and snorkelling. Access to great Surf beaches such as Pakiri (12 mins drive) or to child safe Matheson Bay (5 mins drive). Matheson Bay is also a great snorkelling and diving spot all accessible directly from the beach. The Leigh Sawmill Cafe is a great place to eat. They have live bands there and is renowned for great gigs. There is a great local fish and chips shop with fish caught locally every day. Matakana has great restaurants and is only 14 mins drive. Then there are the local vineyards, lots to chose from. Getting AroundThere is off-road parking for up to 4 cars. No public transport nearby so you will need a car to get around the district. As we're 300 meters above sea level, it is not considered an easy walk to the beach. Other Things to NoteThe house is located 300 meters above sea level.
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      6br Home/Apartment
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      Breathtaking views down to Omaha Beach, across to the Tawharanui Peninsula and over to Kawau Island Beautifully situated in a secluded and private natural setting Minutes to Pakiri Beach and Goat Island, 20mins to Matakana and the winery trail
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      Bedroom
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      The SpaceWe are an organic environmental farm practising natural agriculture and permaculture. There is a small stream, gardens, tracks and forest on the property along with a community earth oven building project -see (URL HIDDEN) or (URL HIDDEN) for farm website We have many international people staying as we offer English language tuition and experiential environmental education courses. Guest AccessWe have a separate kitchen and living area to that of the host but guests are able to have cooked meals and eat with the wider community family if they wish for an extra charge. A lot of food grown on site. Permaculture and natural agriculture organic practises. Interaction with GuestsWe offer environmental education and English language teaching as host is qualified teacher of both. The wider farm is an experiential school for young and old in organic growing, permaculture, natural agriculture and earth building, sustainable cookery so lots of interaction possible or not-its up to the guest. The NeighborhoodWe are close to many beaches, Whangateau Harbour is a 1km walk from the gate. Matakana village and Leigh are equal distances away of 8km. Tawharanui National Park, Goat Island Marine Reserve, Omaha and Pakiri beaches are in the local area also. Warkworth township is 17km. Getting AroundThere are buses from Auckland heading north through Warkworth where we can pick up guests without their own transport. There is a local bus from Whangateau 2 times daily that goes to Warkworth. Many of our younger guests safely hitchhike. Other Things to NoteWe have many plants and some smaller farm animals everywhere on the farm so be careful if you have allergies.
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      2br Home/Apartment
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      Funky converted church hall with modern french inspired decor in the heart of a classic Kiwi village; just a short stroll for a relaxing dip in warm harbour waters and just across the road for superb fish & chips.
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      3br Other
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      The SpaceRecently renovated, 1950’s bungalow in the heart of a very laid-back little village that has been set up to accommodate large family groups for a classic Kiwi Holiday. This is the perfect location to base yourselves while exploring all the attractions of the Matakana Coast. Full sized kitchen and dining area opens to a private BBQ deck out the back and a good sized backyard with mature trees providing shade. A spacious, sunny lounge opens to a partially covered deck at the front. Double carport, big front lawn and ample parking. The NeighborhoodTake a relaxing dip in the clear waters of Whangateau Harbour. Perhaps a rejuvenating massage or facial at Oasis Beauty just across the road, or superb fresh fish and chips followed by a rolled icecream from the General Store next door. Perhaps take the new cycle trail to Omaha or Matakana. There are indoor games and books for wet days, tennis courts, sports field and playgrounds across the road for sunny days. Kayaks (2 single seaters with lifejackets) and mountain bikes (2 adults) are available on request.
      Holiday Park
      2br Holiday Park
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      The SpaceThe absolutely beachfront with views over the estuary. Bird life is plenty, fishing is good, surfing stunning and a choice of accommodation you prefer. Guest AccessThe park is yours to explore. Interaction with GuestsYes we are here to please!! The NeighborhoodThe beach to explore from sun tans, walk, fishing, surfing, collecting of sea shells. Getting AroundNo extra charges for parking, you have to have your own transport. Other Things to NoteHorse riding, diving at Goat Island, The Araroa walk
      Studio
      1br Studio
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      The Space'The Studio' is set amongst beautiful native bush and has a private outdoor courtyard where you can enjoy breakfast or a pre-dinner drink, before experiencing local Matakana life- whether it be enjoying one of the many restaurants, cafes or pubs or heading along to the popular Matakana Markets in the weekend. 'The Studio' is also perfect accommodation if you are attending a wedding in the Matakana region. There is ample parking and a turning bay for taxi pick ups and drop offs. Situated on a 1.5 hectares, the property features an orchard on terraced hillside and an extensive garden, including native Pohutakawa trees (which are several hundred years old) and unique bird life. Guest Access'The Studio' is a large bedroom with separate bathroom attached. There are basic kitchen facilities, including a fridge, kettle and toaster, as well as a lounge space within the bedroom, where you can sit and relax. Milk, Matakana Coffee Roasters plunger coffee and a selection of teas are all provided free of charge. All linen is provided. There is also a private outdoor courtyard for you to enjoy and a BBQ is available on request. Interaction with GuestsAs your hosts, we will either meet you on arrival, or leave instructions and a key out, depending on your arrival time. We will be available to assist with queries you may have during your stay and provide information about the region. Croissants with conserves, fruit, yoghurt and muesli is available for breakfast if you would like it ($15 per person). This includes a Nespresso coffee and orange juice. Breakfast will be served either inside 'The Studio' or outside in the private courtyard. The NeighborhoodMatakana is a region for lovers of wine, food and other artisan products, found at Matakana Farmers Market, Sawmill Brewery & Brick Bay to name a few. 'The Studio' is a 6 minute drive from Matakana Village, where you can find shops, a wine bar and boutique cinema. Beaches: Below are driving times from 'The Studio' to various beaches and bays, which make up the stunning coastline of the Matakana region: Matheson Bay- 5 minute drive Ti Point- 5 minute drive Omaha Beach- 10 minute drive (paddle boarding) Goat Island- 15 minutes (snorkelling) Pakiri- 25 minute drive (horse riding) Point Wells- 8 minute drive Leigh- 6 minute drive Buckletons Beach- 15 minutes drive Tawharanui- 30 minute drive Getting Around'The Studio' is 50 minutes drive from central Auckland and given the rural location, private transport is required. Once you arrive at 'The Studio', taxis can be arranged through Matakabs. Other Things to NoteWe have a beautiful dog 'Zsazsa', who is a golden retriever/ border collie cross. She is very friendly and may come to visit you, but only if you would like her to! She is based up at the main house on the property, further up the driveway from 'The Studio'.
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      1br Home/Apartment
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      Experience fale style living for family get togethers. We have a true camp style kitchen, fully equipped, with a large dining table to seat a dozen or more. Lots of outdoor furniture to relax in. The beach at Whangateau is tidal but sandy and perfect for children, with crystal clear waters. It is also ideal for kayaking and other water sports. We have tennis rackets available for your use at the tennis/basketball/netball courts across the road next to the beach and the sportsfield and cricket pitch. Activities to partake on site include darts, table tennis, cricket and whatever else you wish with large lawns to play and spread out on. There is plenty of parking for cars and the boats which you can launch across the road in the Whangateau Harbour when the tide is in. If the tide is out you can launch the boat at Leigh (5 minutes drive away). Upon request and for a small charge we can tow your boat out by tractor to the Omaha channel at low tide. When you bring home the fish you caught you can smoke it yourself in the large smoker on site. NO STAG DO's or Boys Weekends Away. The owner lives on the adjacent property but far enough away not to invade your privacy. Special conditions: Smoking allowed outside only. A bond is required before arrival. If the booking is for one night only then the nightly rate is $350 for up to 6 people, and $20 per person thereafter, with a maximum of 12 people staying. No Stag Do's or Boys Weekends Away. Families preferred. Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$100.00 per stay); NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);
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      3br Home/Apartment
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      Come and enjoy our unique, converted 1950?s church in the heart of this little village; take some time out to stroll along the esplanade reserve and listen to the abundant birdlife, or take a relaxing dip in the clear waters of Whangateau Harbour. Perhaps a rejuvenating massage or facial at Oasis Beauty just across the road, or superb fresh fish and chips followed by a rolled icecream from the General Store on the corner. Perhaps take the new cycle trail to Omaha or Matakana. A gorgeous blend of antique and brand new furniture and appliances and delightful, retro, slightly religious themed decor. The Master bedroom comes with unique adjoining reading/meditation space. The adjacent room is currently set up with two single beds, but these can be joined to make a double. The mezzanine bedroom is set up with a double bed. Full kitchenette facilities (includes mini convection oven, microwave and cooktop), modern bathroom, wooden floored dining/sitting room, plus a very sunny separate lounge that leads out to the BBQ deck and gardens. All bedrooms have bedside tables and except the mezzanine room, have large wardrobes and suitcase rests. There are indoor games and books for wet days, kayaks (2 single seaters with lifejackets) and mountain bikes (Two adults) for sunny days. Special conditions: ? Portacot andamp; Highchair available on request ? Smoking outside only Extras: Cleaning (included); Linen (included);
      Hotel
      6br Hotel
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      Sitting majestically on a ridge overlooking the Whangateau Peninsula, Whangateau lodge offers luxury holiday accommodation and a stunning venue for corporate events and family celebrations. Beautifully situated in a secluded and private natural setting with breathtaking views which sweep down to Omaha Beach, over the Tawharanui Peninsula and across to Kawau Island, the lodge is perfect for holiday accommodation, wedding guest accommodation, overseas guest accommodation, a corporate venue or retreat, or a holistic health retreat. Located just one hour north of Auckland City, the lodge features six bedrooms, four bathrooms, two living areas and a games room, with multiple outdoor living spaces designed to make the most of the panoramic views or peaceful environment. Escape from Auckland for a winery tour, dive weekend, beach holiday, girls shopping weekend, fishermen's retreat or bring family and friends to make the most of our incredible location and lodge facilities. Special conditions: Small house trained dogs allowed with prior approval Extras: Cleaning (included); Linen (included);
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      Excellent
      17 reviews
      2br Home/Apartment
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      Cycle or drive 2 kilometres to the 17k long unspoilt fabulous surf at Pakiri Beach from our private green oasis. Enjoy the outdoor living area amongst the raised vegetable gardens, on the new verandah, sipping local wines and enjoying the restful country views. The holiday accommodation is a 100 year old fruit packing shed transformed into an apartment with loft bedroom (queen bed) and separate bedroom with twin beds downstairs. There is full but compact kitchen - antique dining furniture - and mix of contemporary and antique living room pieces. There is contemporary New Zealand paintings and sculpture. The bathroom has grey water systems, solar hot water and dehydrating toilet. Find a shady spot for a picnic on the property or explore the stream looking for eels, and view native revegetation projects. 2 minutes to our beach (with life guards in main holiday season) 5 minutes to Leigh harbour and Goat Island for snorkeling, glass bottom boat trips PLUS Sawmill Cafe for its bar, gig events and resturant 20 minutes to Matakana for markets, wineries, resturants, shops, cafes 40 minutes to Mangahwai for more surf, Bennetts for lunch, markets or lagoon swimming. Previous guests: Herman and Annemie - We enjoyed your cosy and beautiful house enormously and also your friendship. Be welcome in Belgium - thanks for everything - we are very grateful. Wendy and Les - A thousand thanks for peaceful respite and hectic, hot Melbourne. We sleep the sleep of the dead in the barn loft and I have to mention the quality of the cotton sheets is suprrb! A wonderful way to start the new year. Jane and John , Grey Lynn - What a gorgeous retreat - a rural idyll!. Thanks so much for your hospitality and great food. The barn is so welcoming and comfortable that we instantly felt at home. Alison - California - I love the barn - what a lovely fantasy hideaway. I am likely to be back! Special conditions: Unfenced stream Pets allowed with prior approval - cat, chicken and stock friendly only. Please bring own pet beds If travelling from overseas please approach us re linen - thanks NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Clean the house and do the dishes before you leave; Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);
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      3br Home/Apartment
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      Large 2 acre property that is private and quiet. Perfect for a relaxing holiday. We are close to Omaha Beach, Restaurants, Cafe's and Vineyards Matakana Village is a 5 minute drive away. The Saturday Market is a must for fresh produce, coffee and city style shopping. Point Wells has a walkway around the waterfront that is very picturesque. Enjoy the view over Whangateau Harbour and to Omaha. Omaha has a Golf Course and public Boat Ramp for small and large craft. Swim from the pontoon at high tide in front of our house, or try one of the wharves at Point Wells where the locals swim. Use the Kayaks to paddle at high tide up the River or to Ti Point and Whangateau. Easy parking for boats on the lawn. Special conditions: No smoking at all. No fires except in the brazier by the water. Please soak with water when you are finished using it. No pets Decks are low to the ground so no issues for small children. Couples or families preferred. Loud parties will attract Noise Control. NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Clean the house and do the dishes before you leave; Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);
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      3br Home/Apartment
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      Recently renovated, 1950?s bungalow in the heart of a very laid-back little village that has been set up to accommodate large family groups for a classic Kiwi Holiday. This is the perfect location to base yourselves while exploring all the attractions of the Matakana Coast. Full sized kitchen and dining area opens to a private BBQ deck out the back and a good sized backyard with mature trees providing shade. A spacious, sunny lounge opens to a partially covered deck at the front. Double carport, big front lawn and ample parking. Take a relaxing dip in the clear waters of Whangateau Harbour. Perhaps a rejuvenating massage or facial at Oasis Beauty just across the road, or superb fresh fish and chips followed by a rolled icecream from the General Store next door. Perhaps take the new cycle trail to Omaha or Matakana. There are indoor games and books for wet days, tennis courts, sports field and playgrounds across the road for sunny days. Kayaks (2 single seaters with lifejackets) and mountain bikes (2 adults) are available on request. Smoking outside only, we live close by and this is a very quiet village where everyone knows each other, so please respect this with no rowdy parties or noisy stereos. Special conditions: Smoking outside only, we live close by and this is a very quiet village where everyone knows each other, so please respect this with no rowdy parties or noisy stereos. Extras: Cleaning (included); Linen (included);
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      2br Home/Apartment
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      This funky converted church hall set in subtropical gardens in the heart of one of the most Kiwiana villages left in New Zealand is located midway between Omaha and Matakana. Modern french inspired decor and a huge Master bedroom, plus another double bedroom, full kitchen, modern bathroom, separate laundry and additional toilet, dining/sitting room and a very sunny separate lounge which has a big private deck, perfect for entertaining in the evening. Take some time out to stroll along the esplanade reserve and listen to the abundant birdlife, or take a relaxing dip in the clear waters of Whangateau Harbour. Perhaps a rejuvenating massage, pedicure or facial at the Oasis Beauty (bookings essential) just across the road, or an old style feed of fresh fish and chips followed by a rolled icecream from the Point Wells General Store on the corner. Perhaps take the new cycle trail to Omaha or Matakana. There are indoor games and books for wet days, kayaks (2 single seaters with lifejackets) and mountain bikes (Two adults) for sunny days. Special conditions: Portacot andamp; Highchair available on request Smoking outside only Extras: Cleaning (included); Linen (included);
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      4br Home/Apartment
        Peaceful Point Wells is a 4 bedroom 2 bathroom Point Wells holiday home in Matakana with WiFi included. This relaxed, sunny holiday home offers an easy escape just an hour north of Auckland, and in close proximity to a number of beautiful beaches! This Point Wells holiday home includes comfortable open plan living that flows outdoors for summer stays... there is ample room to dine alfresco, with a BBQ on hand for classic kiwi summers. Plus, the spacious and fully fenced section is ideal for family games in the sun! Bedroom 1 at this Point Wells accommodation includes an ensuite bathroom, opens outdoors, and is fitted with a queen bed. Bedrooms 2 and 3 each have a queen bed. Bedroom 4 is accessed through bedroom 3 and has 1 single bed. All the basics are on hand for a refreshing break away... stay in and unwind, or head out to explore the fantastic Matakana region. Peaceful Point Wells awaits! Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$0.00 per stay); Linen (Optional, NZ$30.00 per person);
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        Good
        11 reviews
        2br Home/Apartment
          Point Wells offers the perfect destination and Boltwood Holiday Home, the ideal cottage for a weekend getaway (or longer stay). Close to many and varied activities including beautiful walks in Tawharanui Regional Park, cycling around Omaha and on the new cycle track to Matakana, vineyards, cafes, restaurants, craft markets and mini golf, there is something for everyone! It is also perfect for visitors attending weddings at local Matakana venues or nearby concerts at Ascension Vineyard. The cottage offers comfortable boutique style accommodation which is wheelchair friendly. There is also a heat-pump and air-conditioner and use of a kayak and two bicycles. The Boat ramp is just 100m from the front door! You won't be disappointed. Special conditions: Smoking allowed outside only 21st Dec to 5th Jan ? minimum 7 nights 6th Dec to 31st Jan ? minimum 3 nights Labour Weekend, Auckland Anniversary weekend and Queens Birthday weekend ? minimum of 3 nights Easter Weekend ? minimum of 3 nights Weekly rate is 5 x nightly rate (Excluding High Season) Monthly rate is 15 x nightly rate (Excluding High Season) Extras: Linen (included); NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Clean the house and do the dishes before you leave;
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          3br Home/Apartment
            Three bedroom secondary dwelling situated on Pt Wells Rd situated approx 200 metres from the General Store and croquet club, playgrounds and tennis court, croquet. Just 400 metres to the inner harbour which is tidal, but very safe for children to swim or jump off the many jettys along the harbourside. Just a few minutes drive to popular Matakana, with the many attractions that include Morris and James Pottery, movie theatres and shops, Matakana Bakery, Rusty Pelican, Rusty Tui, Black Dog cafe and Matakana House pub. On Saturdays visit the Matakana Farmers Market for fresh produce or nearby Country Park for produce and crafts. Pony and train rides are available here also. There are many other fine cafes, vineyards, restaurants in the area, as well as many fine beaches to explore including Omaha, Tawharanui Regional Park. Pakiri Beach, Mathesons Bay, Snells Beach to name a few. Horse riding is available at Warkworth and Pakiri. Approx 15 minutes drive to Sandspit where the ferries can take you to Kawau Island. Warkworth Golf Club has an excellent course as well as Omaha Golf Club which is flat, but still challenging. There is also mini golf for the kids on Omaha Flats Rd. Special conditions: Two night minimum stay. No tents NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Clean the house and do the dishes before you leave; Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);
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            Excellent
            9 reviews
            4br Home/Apartment
              Only an hour from Auckland, Pt Wells is a quiet village with a small general store. It has a lovely slow pace, friendly locals, a jetty for the kids to jumps off and flat grass everywhere for easy cycling. This beachhouse is light-filled and restful. Upsatirs is a relaxed open plan space with beautiful views through the trees to the estuary. The 2 double bedrooms both have lovely outlooks, one to the water the other to the hills. Downstairs are two further double bedrooms, a second bathroom and another sitting room with a much used table tennis table. Outside are a pizza oven and kayaks. There are wrap-around decks on both levels where you can curl up with a book or enjoy a glass of wine while you take in the view. The large flat grassed section is ideal for families and has witnessed soccer, badminton, petanque and volleyball. The estaury is very shallow even at high tide and offers safe swimming for little ones, and great kayaking and paddle boarding for the others. High tide at the jetty is perfect for swimming jumping and diving. Keen fishermen launch their boats from there. If your idea of heaven is reading, cooking eating, talking, kayaking, cycling and swimming, this is the perfect escape for you. If you prefer a more active holiday look no further: Close to Matakana Village shops, cafes, Farmers market, Cinemas, Omaha Beach, The Vivian Gallery, Brick Bay Sculpture Trail, Leigh Sawmill Cafe, Warkworth and Pakiri horse riding, Surf at Tawharanui and Pakiri, scuba diving and snorkeling at Goat Island Marine Reserve, Ocean Beach walks at Omaha, Fishing Pakiri Tawharanui, Bush walks at Tawharanui Reserve and Mt Tamahunga, Golf at Warkworth and Omaha, Cycling the Pt Wells Oamaha and Matakana Cycleway, and at least a dozen nearby wineries. Special conditions: MINIMUM 5 NIGHTS Section not fully fenced Smoking allowed outside only Maximum of 8 guests Please no tents Please be considerate of neighbors Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$90.00 per stay); NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);
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              Good
              10 reviews
              4br Home/Apartment
                This idyllic property has stunning waterfront views from every bedroom. A perfect place for a romantic weekend or honeymoon, but large enough to accommodate a group. The property is completely private, being nestled among mature pohutukawa trees. Built to maximise indoor-outdoor living it has an expansive deck with a built in spa, an outdoor shower, BBQ, and a private access way to a sheltered beach. An outdoor table and loungers are all you need to while away the day. The property is situated in Whangateau, which is 8 mins drive from Matakana, 5 mins drive from Leigh, and 15 mins drive from Warkworth. There is plenty to do in the region including visiting Goat Island Marine Reserve, nearby surf beaches (Omaha, Tawharanui, and Pakiri), vineyards, the Makatana farmers market, and boutique and vintage shopping. The property is luxuriously furnished and comes with lots of mod-cons (e.g., espresso machine, blue tooth sound system, hairdryer, iron). The three bedrooms in the main house each have their own ensuite (one ensuite doubles as the main bathroom), and the kitchen is fully equipped. A gas fire will keep you cosy on cold winter's days or take a wonderfully hot spa while enjoying the view. Our spa is kept nice and hot throughout the year. The main house is two stories and can sleep 8. All the living area and one bedroom are on the ground floor and two bedrooms are upstairs. In addition, there is a separate basic sleep out on the property that can sleep another 2 guests. There are no toilet facilities in the sleep out. The driveway is very steep and is unsuitable for towing boats or trailers. There are two flights of stairs up to the front door of the main house. Late checkouts are available by arrangement. Special conditions: Maximum number of people permitted on the premises is 10. Property is not suitable for children under 7 years. No parties or large gatherings. No smoking on the premises. The occupant shall: - pay for any breakages, damages or losses to the property or chattels. - leave the premises in a clean and tidy state with all doors and windows locked, heaters, towel rails and lights off, and the alarm on. Additional cleaning charges will apply if the house is left in an unacceptable condition. Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$100.00 per stay); Linen (sheets and 2 towels pp) (included); Late check out (1 pm) (Optional, NZ$50.00 per stay); bond (Required, NZ$400.00 per stay); NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);
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                  We offer beautiful studio accommodation with a luxuriously comfortable queen bed. A small, clean, modern kitchen with complimentary tea and coffee and bread for toast. TV, air con/heat pump. All linen and cleaning is provided. This Bach comes with its own private bush walks to explore and beautiful scenery which includes expansive views looking out over the Barrier islands and Omaha beach. We are situated approx 10 mins from Matakana, 10 mins from Leigh and 20 mins from Omaha. This beautiful area offers many attractions. From surfing at Omaha and Tawharanui to regional parks. Close by is Goat island marine reserve for snorkelling and trips out on the glass bottom boat. Brick Bay sculpture Trail is 20 mins away. Saturday farmers Market and boutique shops in Matakana, as well as a unique 3 screen cinema. There are many places to eat and vineyards to visit. We are at the end of a typical New Zealand rural gravel road. The adventurous drive will be rewarded with stunning views and peaceful surroundings. Special conditions: 2 night minimum stay on public holidays. Extras: Cleaning (included); Linen (included);
                  Home/Apartment
                  4br Home/Apartment
                    A stunning contemporary home with amazing sea views from every room. Located on one of the highest points in the Auckland Region, you will see from the Hen and Chicken Islands, across the horizon to Little Barrier, Great Barrier and the North tip of Coromandel. To the South, views over Omaha, Sandspit and back to Rangitoto in Auckland complete the picture. Completed in late 2012, the architectural design of this home makes the most of the superb outlook. The stacking windows in the open-plan living area roll aside to open the interior to the huge deck, creating fabulous indoor-outdoor flow. The deck is furnished to make the most of outdoor living with a large 6-seater table, an outdoor couch for lounging, and a gas BBQ. And, to top off the relaxation, enjoy a glorious spa under the stars. Aside from BBQs, the fully-equipped designer kitchen, with stone bench tops, gas cooking and dishwasher, along with the extendable (up to 10-seater) dining table provide everything you need for entertaining. Throughout the house, the furnishings are sleek and stylish, complemented by an amazing contemporary art collection with pieces in each room. Timber floors throughout the house lead to the fully-tiled bathrooms complete with walk-in showers, a freestanding tub (with a view of course!) and infinity gas hot water. There is also a full laundry w dryer, flat-screen TV (no Freeview, but DVDs available) with great cell reception on both Vodafone and Telecom gives excellent 3G internet connectivity from your laptop or mobile devices. For winter stays the house is cosy and warm ? the north facing aspect means sun streams in through the double-glazed windows during the day; while a wood burner provides heating in the evenings. Located on a quiet, private 6 acre rural site just 5 minutes from Goat Island in Leigh and 10 minutes to Pakiri beach. Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$95.00 per stay); Linen (Optional, NZ$20.00 per person);
                    Hotel
                    2br Hotel
                      This brand new home is a peaceful place to enjoy your stay in the Leigh area. It can be enjoyed in summer and winter. Even during the winter the house is warm. It has a high stud ceiling and floor to ceiling opening doors onto large balconies. You are 300 meters above sea level and you'll be able to see to the north, the Hen and Chicken Islands. To the east and south, Omaha Beach, Kawau Island, Coromandel, All the way to Auckland on a clear day. The house is double glazed and quiet inside. Open the floor to ceiling doors and let the outdoor inside. Sit on one of the decks and read a book. At the end of the road (5 mins) is a National Park with great walking tracks. Special conditions: ? No parties and no additional guests staying beyond those booked. ? No smoking inside our in the property grounds. ? No tents or additional overnight guests without prior permission. ? No pets allowed on this property ? No open fires Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$35.00 per stay); Linen (included);
                      Cottage
                      1br Cottage
                      • Wifi
                      • Breakfast
                      • Parking
                      The SpaceGuests have a front door access to our home where they can come and go as they please. Their spacious bedroom has a queen size bed, bedside tables, a small sofa, a well stocked book case - and tea & coffee making facilities. There is a heater in the room. The bedroom is adjacent to a bathroom (includes a shower over a bath, a toilet, and laundry area), which guests have sole use of during their stay. There is also an outside, private shower which is great to use in the summer months. This area is screened off from the rest of our home to provide some privacy to guests. Guest AccessWe have a large, lush, subtropical garden that attracts many native birds including the kereru (wood pigeon), fantails, silver eyes and tuis. Guests are welcome to have access to the garden - there is an outdoor covered seating / eating area where it is a delight to sit in the summer. Our garden houses two art studios and pottery kiln - so our home is also a place of creativity and interest. Guests are welcome to breakfast on the back deck which gets the morning sun. They may have access to the laundry, and an iron if required, and access to wi-fi. Interaction with GuestsWe are very welcoming to guests and are able to advise on all the various local activities. The NeighborhoodPt Wells is a small peninsular located within the Whangateau Harbour . It is a unique, quiet village sitting within a dynamic, semi-rural region. It is a five minute walk from our home to the estuary where numerous jetties offer great diving access to the water at high tide - it is extremely picturesque and very safe for swimming and kayaking. There is also a very pleasant walk around the edge of the estuary. We have a double kayak that is available for use; as are two bicycles. The wider area offers a range of beautiful, diverse beaches, including the long, golden sands and lazy surf of Omaha Beach which is five minutes drive away. There are also numerous regional and marine parks -Tawharanui Regional Park is particularly stunning and only a twenty minute drive. There are an abundance of wineries & galleries. Matakana Village (a five minute drive) is renown for its boutique movie theatres, markets, cafes, and restaurants. Getting AroundThere is ample room for parking in our driveway. Buses are also able to be taken from Auckland - usual drop off point is Warkworth which is 15 minutes away. A local bus can then be taken to Pt Wells. Other Things to NoteWe have a small dog named Ms Ruby. She is a Bichon Frise and is a real character. She is very affectionate and responds well to people who stop and say hullo her. A continental style breakfast is provided consisting of home made muslei (very good!), yoghurt, fresh seasonal fruits, whole grain toast & spreads, coffee or tea. Dairy / gluten free options can be provided if requested.
                      Home/Apartment
                      3br Home/Apartment
                        Point Escape is a character filled and modernised 3 bedroom bungalow with Wi-Fi. Perfectly positioned right across the road from Whangateau harbour and playground, this sun drenched holiday home enjoys tranquil harbour views and is just a 5 minute walk from the local shops or launch your boat just moments from your door! This north facing Point Wells holiday home includes bright and welcoming open plan living with multiple living spaces - unwind indoors with well presented interior and views to the sea, or set yourself up on one of the 2 decks for al fresco living as you admire the scenery... Enjoy the established garden with a flat lawn and an abundance of birdlife including Tui and Wood Pigeons! Bedroom 1 at this Point Wells accommodation includes an ensuite bathroom and is fitted with a queen bed. Bedroom 2 also has a queen bed, while bedroom 3 includes 2 single bunk sets - a perfect family option, with a second bathroom for larger groups. At the sea wall in front of the house the water is up to 1 metre deep at high tide, and at the small beach by the boat ramp shelves away to 2 metres - ideal for launching smaller boats, sailing craft, paddle boards etc and the kids are free to swim much of the day. For taking the kids bait fishing, there are a couple of fishing jetties within 100 metres. Omaha boat ramp is a 10 minute drive away, and Sandspit boat ramp a 15 minute drive away. This is a great base for day trips with Matakana Village and Omaha Beach a short 5-10 minute drive away, Ti Point a 15 minute drive away, and Tawharanui Regional Park within 25 minutes from your door. Other great locations includes Goat Island within 20 minutes, Pakiri within 30 minutes. Kick back and relax, or set out on adventure and enjoy your Point Escape! Special conditions: To help you enjoy your last day, and ensure the property is in top condition for every guest, a mandatory departure clean applies to this property. The fee for this is additional to the nightly rate, and pricing is available when making your booking, subject to your group size. Minimum nights, bond, special conditions and other fees may apply. Please see Bachcare website for details and full terms and conditions. Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$0.00 per stay); Linen (Optional, NZ$30.00 per person);
                        Home/Apartment
                        2br Home/Apartment
                        • Wifi
                        Incomparable, magic location! Private and drive on level access with amazing views. It's gorgeous just to stay right here and soak up up the ambience, tranquility and mesmerising views of your very special holiday home. There are plenty of walking trails in the vicinity. You're also close to favourite summer hangouts. Magnificent, white sand Pakiri Beach is 5 minutes' drive in one direction and snorkling or diving at popular Goat Island Marine Reserve 5 minutes. Nearby you find more beaches, harbours, boat ramps, cafes, vineyards, farmers? markets, boutiques, golf, walking and bike trails. There are several popular surf spots in the area. Nearby Leigh village has a beautiful harbour, boat ramp and cafes, including the famous Sawmill Café with lots of live music. Other recreational opportunities abound. A short drive takes you to a choice of art and craft shops, golf courses, walking and biking trails and the Matakana village, with its farmer?s market, cinemas and boutique shops. There are several vineyards in the area, many of which have wine tasting facilities and restaurants. The towns of Warkworth and Wellsford provide additional services and facilities. Our wonderful property is great for couples, solo adventurers, business travellers, and families. [BTW we do have more photos if you'd like to see. We took them off the listing. As they're not in Bookabach's preferred size, we were penalised with them on the listing.] Special conditions: There are external stairs between the double bedroom and bathroom on the ground level and the double bedroom and bathroom on the upper level. This enhances privacy and independence for couples. Or provides a little extra space for you and your teenagers. Extras: Cleaning (Optional, NZ$75.00 per stay); Linen (Optional, NZ$20.00 per person);
                        Home/Apartment
                        4br Home/Apartment
                          Retro Revival is a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom Point Wells holiday home, plus a sleepout. Enjoying spacious indoor/outdoor living, this relaxed holiday base offers a family friendly getaway just moments from the waters edge. This 2 storey point wells holiday home includes casual open plan living downstairs, with a fireplace to keep your cosy during winter stays. When the weather is warmer, unwind on the spacious deck and enjoy lazy summer BBQ's - the generous, flat backyard is perfect for the kids to burn off some energy while the adults relax! Each of the bedrooms at this Point Wells accommodation is situated upstairs. Bedroom 1 is fitted with a king bed, while bedrooms 2 and 3 both has a king single bed. The separate sleepout is cosy and light, including a queen bed plus a wee deck where you can enjoy the peaceful garden - perfect for extended family groups and couples to have their space! This fun and family friendly holiday home is ideal for short or long stays, within walking distance to the local store and just a 1 hour drive out of Auckland City - an easy escape from the hustle and bustle! For days exploring the region, you are just a 5 minute drive from Omaha Beach or Matakana Village... Chill out or set out on adventure, your Retro Revival awaits! Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$0.00 per stay); Linen (Optional, NZ$30.00 per person);
                          Other
                          1br Other
                          • Wifi
                          • Pets Allowed
                          • Parking
                          Our place is situated right on the beautiful Omaha Estuary in a lush garden setting, looking across to Omaha Beach, close to Whangateau Holiday Park, surrounded by open parks and 6 km from Matakana Village and all that the fabulous Matakana Coast has to offer.... You’ll love our place because of the friendly, comfortable environment, stunning location and easy access to all the local attractions. Our place is ideal for couples or singles, and can accommodate a portacot.