Cooks Retreat. Roomy beach house

Bach or holiday home | Cooks Beach | #1808

9.5/10 (20 ratings)
  • 7 people
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • 2 minute walk (with toddlers) to beautiful safe sandy beach
  • Easy safe boat launching close by to spectacular fishing, skiing, diving areas.
  • Short drive to Cathedral Cove and Hot Water Beach.

One level Lockwood home at beautiful, sandy, safe Cooks Beach. Very suitable for family stays. Flat 2 minute walk (with toddlers!) to beach. Good diving, fishing, swimming, and handy boat ramp and shops. 3 minute passenger ferry to Whitianga for shopping, cafe's, movies. Short drive to Cathedral Cove and Gem Stone Bay for beautiful snorkelling and swimming. Dig your own hot pool at Hot Water Beach. Flat, right of way section with room to park boat. Good areas for cycling with children. Excellent family beach with estuaries at both ends to provide great areas for toddlers and younger children to enjoy the water and provide shelter if windy on main beach. Walking tracks up Shakespeare's Cliff and to Home Bay as well as along the 3km stretch of beach itself.

Special conditions: Maximum of 7 people including toddlers. No smoking or pets. No tents,caravans etc 7 night minimum from 17th Dec. to 13th January. Best suited to 2 couples and up to 3 children sharing a room. Optional cleaning service $50.00 - otherwise house to be left to same standard as on arrival.Cleaning fee to be paid with rental. Linen available at 20.00 per set. (sheets,pillow slips, bath towels)To be ordered and paid with rental. Tea towels and bathmats provided as standard.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Boat ramp
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • bedroom 3

    1 x Bunk bed
    1 x Single bed

  • beroom 2

    1 x Queen bed

  • ensuite - queen bed

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Linen: Bring your own linen

*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 (80)

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  • Loved our stay in this cozy bach with our newborn

    Loved our stay in this cozy bach with our newborn. Great location with a quick walk to beach and to shops. Will definitely recommend and come to stay again. Thank you Gill!

    SidoniaL 100%|6x Apr 2016

  • Perfect place for a holiday, wouldn't want anything else

    Perfect place for a holiday, wouldn't want anything else. Short walk to beach, lots of things to do close by. Beautiful clean Bach.

    CathR585 100%|2x Mar 2016

  • A very good holiday home, everything you need, great proximity to the...

    A very good holiday home, everything you need, great proximity to the beach, we really enjoy Cook's Beach as a holiday location with the Grandchildren, really safe swimming.

    kathns816 100%|5x Feb 2016

  • The perfect holiday bach

    The perfect holiday bach.

    Bachfan 100%|7x Feb 2016

  • Great location close to the beach

    Great location close to the beach. Property very clean and tidy, comfortable.

    KateW6 100%|4x Nov 2015

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