"THE DUNES" on prime SOUTH PIHA beach

Bach or holiday home | Piha | #21683

9.1/10 (68 ratings)
  • 8 Guests
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 7 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Beach directly opposite (about 20 second walk!)
  • Views of sea & Lion Rock from the bedrooms & deck
  • Classic 50s kiwi bach

Great location in the heart of all the action. South Piha is the popular beach at Piha. Keen surfer? Check the swell from the deck, for an instant surfing opportunity. Walk across the road directly onto the black iron sands.

This Bach is one of the original old holiday homes. Expect a classic 50s wooden bach with a killer location - not a fancy 5 star hotel! The activities in Piha are all outdoors or conducted sitting out on the deck anyway.

There are 2 bedrooms, bathroom, lounge, kitchen upstairs, two bedrooms & bathroom downstairs (great for teenagers, or extended family / friends) and a bunkhouse out the back. There is a BBQ available & deckchairs for soaking up the sun & views.

Wifi (unlimited data) included

Large fridge, separate freezer, full size oven, plus microwave & TV with DVD & freeview.

No parties, no under 18 rental except for family groups.

Special conditions: Smoking allowed outside only Pets allowed with prior approval only Family groups or couples preferred


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Cot available
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Shower (outdoor)
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Double bedroom

    1 x Cot
    1 x Queen bed

  • Downstairs

    1 x King single bed
    1 x Single bed

  • Sleepout

    1 x Bunk bed

  • Sun room

    2 x Single bed


Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning FREE (included); Linen FREE (included); WiFi unlimited data FREE (included)

*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 (71)

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  • Lovely kiwi Bach with a view that money just cant buy! Awesome stay...

    Lovely kiwi Bach with a view that money just cant buy! Awesome stay with my wife and 4 children and would definitely stay again

    bent2627 100%|2x Mar 2018

  • Amazing location at Piha

    Amazing location at Piha

    carlin70 100%|4x Mar 2018

  • Location was brilliant on the beach front

    Location was brilliant on the beach front. Bach was basic but had everything we needed. It was great to sit on the deck and listen to the waves!

    JarniaC9 100%|1x Nov 2017

  • Brilliant spot! The house is a classic kiwi gem...

    Brilliant spot! The house is a classic kiwi gem... rough around the edges but oh so perfect!

    lhollis 100%|2x Sep 2017

  • The Dunes was a typical Kiwi Bach, and as such was delightfully...

    The Dunes was a typical Kiwi Bach, and as such was delightfully rustic and comfortable. It's position, immediately opposite the main swimming beach meant great wave watch and sunsets. The out side shower ( not the main shower) is a must try winner. Great stay experience.

    JoDo1362 100%|3x Aug 2017

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