Driftwood Retreat - Tutukaka

Bach or holiday home | Tutukaka | #16935

8.6/10 (16 ratings)
  • 8 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


Driftwood Retreat is the perfect place for a romantic break or family holiday, located on the idyllic Tutukaka Coastline.

Relax and enjoy the private and peaceful surroundings of the garden, spend the day at one of the many nearby beaches or secluded bays lined with Pohutakawa trees and golden sands to relax on, or take advantage of a number of activities available in the area including beautiful coastal walks, fishing, diving, swimming, boat trips, surfing lessons, golf, horse riding and much much more. You are just minutes from beaches, shops, cafes, restaurants, bar, local boat ramps and the Tutukaka Marina. There really is something for everyone.

The Tutukaka Marina is a gateway to The Poor Knights Islands which are classed as one of the top ten dive locations in the world and is one of the oldest Marine Reserves in New Zealand.

Only minutes from the Marina, Driftwood Retreat offers clean and tidy accommodation with an open plan layout including 2 living areas, kitchen, dining, separate toilet, shower, 3 bedrooms, 3 deck areas, outdoor shower, fish filleting bench and laundry facilities you will be more than comfortable in this lovely kiwi Bach. The Bach has a large private garden with lots of space for older children to explore and roam in and a fenced area for younger children to play safely. Enjoy a quiet drink while relaxing on the upstairs sun deck or a BBQ on the large covered entertainment deck with your family and friends. Driftwood Retreat is in a great location only a short walk from Pacific Bay or 3 minute drive to Whangaumu Beach (also known as Wellingtons Bay).

Other beautiful nearby beaches and bays include, Kowharewa Bay, Matapouri Bay, Whale Bay and Woolleys Bay.

The Tutukaka Coastline is stunning and remote, capturing the essence of coastal New Zealand. With a myriad of water based activities at your doorstep, sandy beaches and a lush subtropical climate, it is an all year round playground. Perfect for those romantic breaks or an action packed adventure.

Please bring with you:

Your own linen including - sheets, pillow cases, bath towels and kitchen tea towels


- Pillows, duvet inners and duvet covers, blankets for each bed

Porta Cot, Portable Feeding Chair, Baby Bath and Baby Safety Gate provided

Extras: Linen (Optional, NZ$10.00 per person);


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • DVD player
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Single bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Single bed

  • Bedroom 3

    1 x Queen bed


Maybe booked

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (20)

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  • House great - exactly what was shown in pictures

    House great - exactly what was shown in pictures. Great stay.

    MishC597 100%|1x Apr 2018

  • The property was well set up for our family holiday and we...

    The property was well set up for our family holiday and we enjoyed our stay.

    JonnellSa1 100%|1x Jan 2018

  • We had a lovely weekend stay at Driftwood Retreat

    We had a lovely weekend stay at Driftwood Retreat. The house is comfortable, warm, handily located near Tutukaka and close to the beaches. The owner was lovely to deal with and everything was too easy. It was competitively priced as well I recommend it Dave Hall

    daveh934 100%|1x Jun 2017

  • Perfect for our family and the grandparents

    Perfect for our family and the grandparents. Great location to visit beaches north or south. Should've stayed a week!

    LisaR593 100%|1x May 2017

  • Lovely Bach in a lovely location

    Lovely Bach in a lovely location. Highly recommended.

    MirandaPanda 100%|6x Jan 2017

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