Two roomy apartments on 0.4 ha of beachfront

Apartment | Mapua (Ruby Bay) | #21918

  • 6 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 6 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Absolute beachfront, both apartments are just metres from high tide mark
  • One-bedroom or two-bedroom apartment, self-contained, own entrance, own courtyard
  • Huge grounds, casual atmosphere, handy to wineries, galleries and Abel Tasman National Park

Character-filled and spacious, two self-contained holiday apartments on the ground level of a large house on Ruby Bay. Absolute waterfront on swimming beach. One bedroom or two, each apartment has a generous open-plan kitchen/dining/living room, one bathroom, separate entrance, own courtyard. Both have pitched roofs so they feel like houses. Set in half a hectare of park-like grounds, with lots of off-street parking and space for your boat. Double kayak and barbecue. An ideal spot for trips to sunny Nelson, Kaiteriteri, Abel Tasman National Park and Golden Bay. Close to Mapua village shops and cafes. Handy for touring Moutere wineries and galleries. Situated on Tasman's Great Taste Cycle Trail. Plus, fish-and-chips at the gate if you don't want to cook!

Special conditions: Our two-bedroom apartment is available at a special discounted rate if rented by just one couple: $190 per night instead of $220.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fridge
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Kayak(s)
  • Life jackets
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Oven
  • Pool table
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

Bed layouts

  • Apartment 1 (one bedroom)

    Huge bedroom with comfortable kingsize bed and single bed, with quality linen.

    1 x King bed
    1 x Single bed

  • Apartment 2 (two bedrooms)

    One bedroom has a queen bed, the other a double (with space for a single rollaway if required)

    1 x Double bed
    1 x Fold-out sofa bed
    1 x Queen bed
    1 x Roll-away bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen FREE (included)
  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 7 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night. Excludes school & public holidays.

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Two-bedroom apartment
24-Oct-16 to 31-May-17
$220+/night $220+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $40/night; Children: $40/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 (3)

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  • Lovely to have sheets and towels provided at no extra cost :)...

    Lovely to have sheets and towels provided at no extra cost :) A lovely spot right on the beach and close to shops and cafes at Mapua.

    AnnetteSh5 100%|3x Feb 2016

  • Not much we liked at all

    Not much we liked at all. We didn't know the owners would be living above us and you could hear them moving around along with guests in the unit next door. Lost of garden but no real privacy. Even your courtyard is open to other guests and the owner walking past. Very little lighting. No light at all in the courtyard for being outside at night to gt away from the heat. Just lucky it was only between 20-25 or we would have cooked as the sun beat on the roof made it like a sauna/glasshouse.

    jaaner770 50%|2x Jan 2016

    Owner/manager responds:

    We have been letting our apartments to satisfied guests for 11 years. None of our advertising has ever suggested water views. Guests' happiness is vital to us. Our living area is set forward on poles, so ground-floor rooms have a high stud and private, yes, private courtyards. In record El Nino heat, fans are supplied, and guests have the option of the barbecue and dining area (well-lit!) under the deck on the cooler seaward side. If extra lighting was wanted, these guests had only to ask.

    caroie693 100%|5x

  • Perfect location for Great Taste Trail

    Perfect location for Great Taste Trail

    AlisonMa12 100%|1x Nov 2015

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