The Quarters - unforgettable ocean views

Farmstay | Mahia Beach | #17503

9.6/10 (20 ratings)
  • 8 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Amazing Views
  • Scenic Walks
  • A private and relaxed Environment

The Quarters is superbly appointed cottage accommodation on Te Au, the coastal extensive sheep and beef farm of June and Malcolm Rough at Mahia, Hawkes Bay. Its elevated site gives magnificent views of the Mahia Peninsula and the coastline up towards Gisborne.

The kitchen is fully equipped, though delicious homemade meals are available. Fresh baked bread awaits you with complimentary fresh cooked crayfish in the fridge when possible.

The living areas are extremely comfortable with large glass doors opening to the decks with panoramic views.

On the farm, activities include scenic walks laid out up the coast and to the river. The walks are for all ranges of fitness, with a full river walk of a 10 km return. The river is noted for its fly fishing and great swimming holes. The railway viaduct out there is the southern hemispheres single largest concrete pour, and is quite a sight. Farm tours are available upon request.

A guided evening trip to the glow worm trail in one of the bush reserves is highly recommended. There are 2 QE2 bush reserves on the farm. Guests are invited to put their names to young Pohutukawa trees planted along the farm track.

The extensive and safe Mahanga beach is adjacent and there is access below The Quarters to the coast where one may fish, dive, and jump off the ledges. Seals live here in winter.

Special conditions: Smoking outside Pets with prior approval


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Cot available
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

Bed layouts

  • Bunk room

    1 x Bunk bed

  • Master Suite

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

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  • Extras: Cleaning FREE (included); Linen FREE (included)
  • AA Smartfuel: Get 10c/litre fuel discount when you book and stay at this property for TWO nights or more [More info]

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Low Season
26-Oct-16 to 19-Dec-16
$240+/night $240+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $30/night; Children: $30/night;
2 night minimum stay
Peak Season
20-Dec-16 to 20-Jan-17
$270+/night $270+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $35/night; Children: $35/night;
5 night minimum stay
Low Season
21-Jan-17 to 20-Dec-17
$240+/night $240+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $30/night; Children: $30/night;
2 night minimum stay

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (27)

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  • We had a fantastic stay at The Quarters

    We had a fantastic stay at The Quarters. Very cosy and warm. Great location and amazing views!

    nanarobbo 100%|3x Sep 2016

  • Magic place

    Magic place

    Naoife 100%|2x May 2016

  • What a great place to stay! We wished we could have stayed...

    What a great place to stay! We wished we could have stayed longer and we'll be back!!

    WikkeK 100%|4x Feb 2016

  • Fantastic secluded location

    Fantastic secluded location. Amazing views and a lovely place to just relax and forget about the day to day hassles. We loved the nearby beaches and the lovely farm walk with breathtaking views. Would recommend to everybody

    catherinelindsay85 100%|1x Feb 2016

  • A lovely peaceful farm cottage near Mahanga Beach

    A lovely peaceful farm cottage near Mahanga Beach. Somewhere where you can get away from it all including wifi and mobile coverage! We look forward to returning in the future.

    dianan970 100%|4x Jan 2016

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