Classic kiwi experience

Bach or holiday home | Five Mile Bay (5 mile bay) | #21711

9.1/10 (65 ratings)
  • 8 people
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • 1 minute walk to safe swimming & stunning lake views
  • Sunny with fenced lawn & decks for outdoor living

Enjoy a classic Kiwi holiday in our solid 1950s lake house. Built when Taupo wasn't much more than a fishing village, our bach now has sunny living, dining and outdoor spaces making it suitable for 1-2 families or a group of friends. 4 Bedrooms & 2 Bathrooms makes this comfortable for 8 people.

This magic spot will remind you of how Kiwi holidays used to be. Relax at home, head to the beach for safe, clean and quiet swimming, or follow the beach path to world famous fishing on the Waitahanui river. Sunset over the lake is not to be missed! We've even chopped some firewood if you want to enjoy a cosy winter evening by the fire.

Please note: Five Mile Bay is close to SH1 and there can be traffic noise especially during busy holiday season like Christmas and New Years.

Special conditions: Pets welcomed, just let us know when you book. Smoking outside only please (Don't forget your sheets, pillowslips and towels)


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Clothes dryer
  • Easy access
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x King bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 3

    2 x Single bed

  • Bedroom 4

    1 x Bunk bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Linen: Bring your own linen
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
2015 season
28-Oct-16 to 24-Nov-16
$220/night $240/night
2 night minimum stay
2016 Peak season
25-Nov-16 to 28-Oct-17
$240/night $260/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 (70)

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  • Great set up

    Great set up

    aarote813 100%|2x Oct 2016

  • A very homely and comfortable property

    A very homely and comfortable property. It's a lot more spacious than the images might suggest - ideal for our group of 3 couples, but has 4 spacious bedrooms. Secure back yard and there's a great walking/exercise area for dogs (and people) along the lake shore on the south side of the property. Recommended.

    IanP84 100%|3x Aug 2016

  • Good set up and location was excellent

    Good set up and location was excellent. Worked well for us.

    celier511 100%|2x Jul 2016

  • Great place to stay with 2 families and 2 dogs

    Great place to stay with 2 families and 2 dogs.

    KerriCa2 100%|3x Jun 2016

  • This property really works for us - we are an extended family...

    This property really works for us - we are an extended family and the house and proximity to the lake is great. Second time back and won't be the last.

    PaulJa12 100%|1x Apr 2016

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