Stunning views from a grandstand position

Bach or holiday home | Hahei | #19172

9.8/10 (20 ratings)
  • 8 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 6 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Spectacular views, no matter what the season.
  • Close enough to all the action, yet a private oasis of calm.
  • Multi-award winning modern bach.

Panoramic, uninterrupted views over Cooks Beach and Mercury Bay provide the perfect excuse to sit back, relax and drink in the vista at Matakitaki, an award-winning architecturally designed holiday home sitting high on Cooks Bluff.

Meaning 'observe' in Maori, Matakitaki provides a perfect location to do just that, while being only minutes from great swimming, surfing, diving, fishing, and numerous other water-related activities at nearby Hahei (8 minutes), Hot Water Beach (10 minutes) and Cooks Beach (15 minutes).

The home is situated right on the coast on 3 hectares of grass and bush, and faces north and west over Mercury Bay and surrounding areas.

To enhance the feeling of peace and tranquility, there is no television to interfere with your restful experience! There is excellent mobile phone coverage from Spark and Vodafone, and there is wi-fi on a first-come first-served basis.

Prices listed are for up to a maximum of 6 adult guests. Children stay free, up to a maximum of 8 people in total.


Special conditions: The maximum number of guests over 16 years is 6, and there is a maximum total occupancy of 8 (eg 6 adults and 2 kids; or 3 adults and 5 kids). Kids stay free. Up to four hours cleaning is included at $120, with extra cleaning charged at $40 per hour and deducted from the bond. Linen is available for overseas guests at $25 per person. Local guests will need to bring their own linen. Wi-Fi is available as a courtesy, but is not guaranteed. please see the conditions for details.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Clothes dryer
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • Easy access
  • Fridge
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Shower (outdoor)
  • Special events venue
  • Toddler safe
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bunk room

    4 x Bunk bed

  • Master bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

  • Queen room

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

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  • Extras: Cleaning $120.00 per stay (required); Linen $25.00 per person (optional)
  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 8 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night. Excludes public holidays. Also excludes the period from 24 December 2015 to 13 January 2016.

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Low season tariff
27-Jul-17 to 19-Oct-17
$450/night $450/night
2 night minimum stay
Labour Weekend
20-Oct-17 to 23-Oct-17
$550/night $550/night
3 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
24-Oct-17 to 21-Dec-17
$450/night $450/night
2 night minimum stay
Xmas Tariff
22-Dec-17 to 26-Dec-17
$650/night $650/night
4 night minimum stay
New Year Tariff
27-Dec-17 to 06-Jan-18
$650/night $650/night
9 night minimum stay
High season tariff
07-Jan-18 to 25-Jan-18
$550/night $550/night
2 night minimum stay
Anniversary Weekend
26-Jan-18 to 29-Jan-18
$650/night $650/night
3 night minimum stay
High season tariff
30-Jan-18 to 01-Feb-18
$550/night $550/night
2 night minimum stay
Waitangi Weekend
02-Feb-18 to 06-Feb-18
$650/night $650/night
3 night minimum stay
High season tariff
07-Feb-18 to 28-Mar-18
$550/night $550/night
2 night minimum stay
29-Mar-18 to 02-Apr-18
$650/night $650/night
4 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
03-Apr-18 to 31-May-18
$450/night $450/night
2 night minimum stay
Queen's Birthday Weekend
01-Jun-18 to 04-Jun-18
$550/night $550/night
3 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
05-Jun-18 to 18-Oct-18
$450/night $450/night
2 night minimum stay
Labour Weekend
19-Oct-18 to 22-Oct-18
$550/night $550/night
3 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
23-Oct-18 to 27-Oct-18
$450/night $450/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. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (24)

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  • Absolutely loved this place

    Absolutely loved this place. Wonderful views and perfect place to let the kids out to "explore" as it was so far away from other properties. The perfect break for us...

    TyraLim 100%|4x Apr 2017

  • Fabulous property--the highlight of our stay in New Zealand

    Fabulous property--the highlight of our stay in New Zealand.

    MarshallD 100%|1x Mar 2017

  • An absolutely stunning property

    An absolutely stunning property

    RichardWi31 100%|3x Feb 2017

  • One of the best places i have ever stayed at we will...

    One of the best places i have ever stayed at we will be back again the views are out of the world.

    Bhavesh 100%|1x Dec 2016

  • Stunny Bach, well equipped, clean and the views breathtaking

    Stunny Bach, well equipped, clean and the views breathtaking. Would not hesitate to recommend to others and will definitely be looking to stay again! Thanks Carmen!

    philin309 100%|1x Nov 2016

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