Beauty on the Beach - Waipu Cove

Bach or holiday home | Waipu Cove | #23281

9.5/10 (35 ratings)
  • 12 people
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 11 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Comfortable, seventies era four bedroom, two bathroom house plus sleep out with bathroom and 6 beds
  • 100m walk to surf beach with no roads for littlies to cross
  • Large, flat section for summer games and parking the boat

This fabulous family bach is a comfortable 4 bedroom 2 bathroom house with a well equipped kitchen and a laid-back, retro vibe.

The separate sleep-out is a garage conversion with a bathroom and storage/rumpus area downstairs, and six single beds upstairs. The stairs are relatively steep and the sleepout is ideal for older children and teens.

The bach has electric blankets for the queen and double beds, extra blankets and a woodburner for warm winter getaways too.

Bach has wifi. Cell phone coverage is excellent at the beach and patchy within the bach although ok for newer phones and in the northern upstairs bedroom.

Guests need to bring own towels and bed linen, however linen may be provided to overseas guests by arrangement. Duvets, kitchen cloths, teatowels, bathmats, laundry powder and some toilet paper are provided. Guests are also welcome to use pantry essentials.

Waipu Cove is the place to be for a relaxed holiday. There are few baches available on the beach side of Cove Rd, but this is one of them. A safe 100m stroll to the beach through the DOC campground (stop and play on the playgrounds) or through the reserve. Extending kilometers to Whangarei Heads, the white sands of the surf beach are safe for swimming and surfing and keep surfcasters busy.

Stroll to the humming Waipu Cove dairy for an ice-cream or fish & chips, or to the Cove Cafe for Supreme coffee, bistro dining or a takeout pizza. Drive into nearby Waipu township for pizza and ribs at the famous Pizza Barn and pick up a coffee at The Container and potter through the antique stores and Black Barn design store. Meals at the Razza highly recommended! The caves and waterfall swimming hole also a short drive. Then head back to the bach for a bbq in the sheltered back garden.

Special conditions: No booking enquiries originating outside of New Zealand will be responded to due to spamming. Genuine parties from overseas will need a New Zealand resident to place the enquiry. Minimum five night stay in high season. Not suitable for groups under 25 yrs old, or groups in excess of twelve people. While well behaved dogs are welcome, please remove poo from lawn. Smoking outside only


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Kayak(s)
  • Life jackets
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Shower (outdoor)
  • SKY TV ®
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Downstairs bedroom

    1 x Double bed

  • Sleepout

    6 x Single bed

  • Upstairs bedroom #1, queen bed, wardrobe, window seat

    1 x Queen bed

  • Upstairs bedroom #2, queen bed, wardrobe, window seat

    1 x Queen bed

  • Upstairs bedroom #3

    1 x Bunk bed
    1 x Bunk bed (single over double)

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Linen: Bring your own linen
  • Extras: Cleaning $75.00 per stay (optional)
  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 4 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
Low season tariff
30-Mar-17 to 31-Dec-17
$250/night $300/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 (35)

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  • The bach had everything we needed and so so much more

    The bach had everything we needed and so so much more. I really cannot express how fantastic this place was. THANK YOU for everything!!

    FrancesKe1 75%|4x Jul 2016

    Owner/manager responds:

    That's absolutely lovely, so pleased your group had a great weekend

    RoannaG2 100%|35x

  • Beautiful place planning on booking again

    Beautiful place planning on booking again

    JulieTo6 100%|1x May 2016

  • Nicely appointed property within easy stroll to the beach

    Nicely appointed property within easy stroll to the beach.

    samon415 100%|9x Mar 2016

  • We had an amazing stay for my partners 30th

    We had an amazing stay for my partners 30th. The house was well stocked with essentials, toys and even a high chair. Great place for kids, we will be back for sure!!

    Waihekekate 100%|1x Aug 2015

  • Location fantastic and house warm and cosy for winter break

    Location fantastic and house warm and cosy for winter break....great feel to the place...

    ginnme604 100%|2x Jul 2015

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