The Nest - a simple and affordable rural retreat

Bach or holiday home | Rodney District | #24058

7.6/10 (11 ratings)
  • 5 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 3 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Rural liftstyle surrounded by tranquil gardens
  • Short drive to the beach - safe swimming and great fishing
  • 10 minutes from Atiu Regional Park, 15 minutes to Port Albert, closest town is 30 minutes away

Just 100 minutes away from Auckland, our charming little cottage is surrounded by tranquil gardens and nesting birds - the ideal place for a romantic getaway or a stress free family holiday.

There is a tennis court and playground situated across the road. The golf course is located 5 to 7 minutes drive down the road.

Tapora has a very safe swimming beach and abundance of peace. Great fishing too - launch your own boat at the beach.

We are located 15 minutes from Port Albert and 10 minutes from Atiu Creek Regional Park where there are some lovely walking / horse trails and beautiful views of the coast.

Our holiday home is best suited for families / small groups. It is provided with bedding (duvets / pillows) and the kitchen is fully equipped with crockery and cutlery and all the necessary cookware to make a meal. A small selection of books, toys, puzzles, music and games are provided for the rainy day.

The cottage has all the necessities to enjoy a great break.

A very affordable holiday.

Note: There are no cafes, stores, petrol pumps or public transport in the area. The closest town is Wellsford, located 30 minutes away.

Special conditions: Smoking allowed only outside Minimum 2 nights stay Linen can be provided if requested - advance notice is required and a separate fee will be charged Above rates do not apply for weekly and long term bookings - please inquire


  • Boat ramp
  • Easy access
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Toddler safe
  • TV

Bed layouts

  • 2nd Bedroom

    1 x Bunk bed
    1 x Single bed

  • Master Bedroom

    1 x Queen 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
Standard Rate
26-Oct-16 to 22-Dec-16
$80/night $100/night
Christmas / New Year / Public and school holidays
23-Dec-16 to 08-Jan-17
$100/night $100/night
2 night minimum stay
Standard Rate
09-Jan-17 to 31-Dec-17
$80/night $100/night
Christmas / New Year / Public and school holidays
01-Jan-18 to 26-Jan-18
$100/night $100/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 (11)

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  • It was a very nice, quiet bach in a beautiful area

    It was a very nice, quiet bach in a beautiful area. The house was tidy and had all the essentials. It was a perfect location for a quiet weekend away from the city.

    akp713 100%|3x Jan 2016

  • Basic but cheap

    Basic but cheap. Handy to where we needed to be , friendly locals. Would be nict to try in Summer and take advantage of the outdoor area and BBQ

    maryon15 100%|4x Aug 2015

  • We loved the tennis court and park across the road

    We loved the tennis court and park across the road. We also loved the tranquility of the quiet area.

    juans986 100%|2x Jul 2015

  • Nice and peaceful location

    Nice and peaceful location. Close to playground and not too far from beach and bush walks.

    greatsirfing 100%|3x Apr 2015

  • Great relaxing retreat

    Great relaxing retreat. Thank you :)

    FRANCISTI1 100%|2x Apr 2015

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