Wai Ngaio Retreat - Coastal & Rural Lodge

Lodge | Riversdale Beach | #19386

9.5/10 (11 ratings)
  • 20 Guests
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 11 Beds
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Pacific Ocean Views
  • Rural and Coastal Retreat - pick paua off the rocks!
  • Quiet & Peaceful with beach to yourselves

The wonderful 'Wai Ngaio Retreat' with it's ever changing Pacific Ocean views is a large cottage set back in the hill, about 3 kms from the isolated beach settlement of Otahome, on the East Coast of the Wairarapa. The Retreat is situated on the Southern most part of Castlepoint Station.

Otahome is situated mid way between the beach resorts of Riversdale and Castlepoint and is a 45 minute drive from Masterton (the last 15 mins is on a metal road).

The retreat is an ex hunting and fishing lodge that has been substantially refurbished to provide excellent accommodation for up to 20 persons and is furnished to a high standard with mod cons, including dish washer and disabled shower room. The ideal cottage for large groups of friends, families or corporate/business bookings.

Here you have the beach almost to yourselves, it is approx 3 kms away, only a few minutes drive. Enjoy walks along the beach, swimming in the sea, rock pools or lagoons. You can fish from the beach, watch out for seals and even pick paua off the rocks at low tide!

Wai Ngaio Retreat has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a large open plan living, dining area with separate kitchen. All beds and bunks are king singles and have mattress and pillow protectors, BYO sleeping bags and towels or sheets, pillow cases and duvets.

The retreat has good disabled facilities with a ramp access and a disabled bathroom. Not forgetting the huge flat screen TV/DVD with 'Freeview' for your entertainment.

Private and peaceful, this is the perfect place for large family, friends or corporate groups to get together for some fun on the Wairarapa Coast and enjoy the rural and coastal atmosphere Wai Ngaio and the East Coast has to offer.

Special conditions: Separate cleaning & breakages bond of $200 required with every booking - paid direct to owners bank account. This is refunded (within 3 days) after check-out. BYO sleeping bag or duvet. Bottom sheet, pillow and pillow case supplied. Strictly NO pets. Smoking allowed outside only. Clean up and leave the retreat as found please, or a $35 per hour cleaning charge will apply.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Dishwasher
  • Easy access
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

Bed layouts

  • Bunk Bed Room

    3 x Bunk bed

  • Bunk Bed Room

    3 x Bunk bed

  • Lounge

    2 x Mattress/Futon/Air bed

  • Queen Room

    1 x Queen bed

  • Twin Room

    2 x King single bed


Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Linen: Bring your own linen.
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
3 Night Minimum Stay
20-Apr-18 to 30-Apr-18
$525+/night $525+/night
For up to 16 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $25/night;
3 night minimum stay
Default Tariff
01-May-18 to 20-Oct-18
$525+/night $525+/night
For up to 16 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $25/night;
3 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 (15)

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  • Great Bach for a big family or friend group looking for a...

    Great Bach for a big family or friend group looking for a nice, peaceful getaway. Views were great too!!!

    LisaKu13 100%|1x Dec 2017

  • Great lodge, exceptionally well set-up

    Great lodge, exceptionally well set-up. Would highly recommend for small or larger groups.

    CameronMa13 100%|1x Jun 2017

  • Awesome for big groups who need a great place to getaway from...

    Awesome for big groups who need a great place to getaway from the busy city life!!

    Zara235 100%|1x Mar 2017

  • Great house, quiet and serene

    Great house, quiet and serene

    Titndale 100%|3x Feb 2017

  • Great place for a large group

    Great place for a large group.

    HeatherBa12 100%|1x Jan 2017

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