Starfish - Golden Bay Bach (Pakawau)

Bach or holiday home | Pakawau Beach | #18383

9.8/10 (10 ratings)
  • 6 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 3 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


Starfish is a cosy 2 bedroom beachfront Pakawa bach. Situated in an ideal location for a relaxing beach break, this family friendly bach is just the spot for a Golden Bay escape!

The cosy living space at this Pakawau bach is open plan and enjoys views to the sunny garden and ocean. Enjoy days at the beach just moments from your door, or during winter stays keep toasty by the fire..

Both bedrooms at this Golden Bay accommodation are situated off the living area. Bedroom 1 is fitted with a queen bed, and bedroom 2 includes 2 sets of single bunk beds.

For a family friendly beach escape, Starfish welcomes you!

29 Dec 2014

We have loved being back in paradise. So sad to be leaving. Thank you so much for having an incredibly well equipped kitchen. Everything we needed for Christmas dinner.

Louise, Anna, Sophie, Jake.


3 Jan 2015

After staying for our first time last year, we immediately booked again because we loved it so much. We had another incredible week and are so sad to leave since we are moving back to the states and can't come back. Thanks for the memories.

Young Family


14-17 Jan 2015

We love Starfish so much! Our 10th year here. Beautiful!

Jerris Family

Special conditions: Repeat guests will receive 10% off their next booking. Please enquire for details. 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.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Oven
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 2

    2 x Bunk bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning $POA (required); Linen $25.00 per person (optional)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Off Peak
26-Oct-16 to 30-Nov-16
$130/night $130/night
2 night minimum stay
01-Dec-16 to 16-Dec-16
$170/night $170/night
2 night minimum stay
High Peak
17-Dec-16 to 29-Dec-16
$245/night $245/night
High Peak New Years
30-Dec-16 to 02-Jan-17
$245/night $245/night
9 night minimum stay
High Peak
03-Jan-17 to 07-Jan-17
$245/night $245/night
7 night minimum stay
High Peak
08-Jan-17 to 09-Jan-17
$245/night $245/night
10-Jan-17 to 08-Feb-17
$220/night $220/night
2 night minimum stay
09-Feb-17 to 28-Feb-17
$175/night $175/night
2 night minimum stay
Off Peak
01-Mar-17 to 13-Apr-17
$130/night $130/night
2 night minimum stay
14-Apr-17 to 17-Apr-17
$220/night $220/night
3 night minimum stay
Off Peak
18-Apr-17 to 15-Jun-17
$130/night $130/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 (22)

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  • loved how close to beach ,and the kids loved the feijoa tree

    loved how close to beach ,and the kids loved the feijoa tree .

    tracyTracyB 100%|3x Apr 2015

  • It is clean, tidy, with a stunning view and well managed

    It is clean, tidy, with a stunning view and well managed. Starfish has perfect peace and serenity and a lovely atmosphere.

    jobs854 100%|6x Apr 2015

  • This is a great casual bach to hang out at a perfect...

    This is a great casual bach to hang out at a perfect beach location. All the necessities are provided as well as a good selection of books, jigsaws and games to entertain the family. We love Starfish!

    joly742 100%|1x Feb 2015

  • Refer to comment about website listed under feedback for Fran

    Refer to comment about website listed under feedback for Fran. The property is warm and cosy, and very well equipped with all you could need. Beautiful location on the beach tjis well kept property is a gem. We stayed for a week and being the middle of winter was looking forward to having a fire as the website suggested there was loads of firewood. Unfortunately there was only enough firewood for three nights. Having paid for linen for 6 people disappointed to only have 5 beds made up.

    RachelDa8 100%|1x Jul 2014

    Owner/manager responds:

    I am sorry, but as there are only five beds (1 queen/4 singles) I assumed that the booking was for a couple and 4 children. However we did supply extra sheets for the sofa bed if it was required. It is a shame that you didn't find the extra firewood in the woodshed. There is plenty there for the winter. Also heaters provided for extra warmth. I will make sure that this is communicated in future.

    franll636 99%|411x

  • very nice place, lovely setup

    very nice place, lovely setup. nice to have the fireplace, but unfortunately it didnt pump out enough heat, and had to wrap up our baby pretty will. Will definitely return, but will bring a heater in the winter.

    JosiM11 100%|3x Jun 2014

    Owner/manager responds:

    There is a heater also provided. Unfortunately it had been put away and should have been left out for guests.

    franll636 99%|411x

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