Pit’s Kitchen Eat & Retreat Mangawhai Heads with estuary and sea views

Apartment | Mangawhai Heads | #24812

9.9/10 (12 ratings)
  • 5 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


This is part of a family home overlooking the estuary, sand dunes and Pacific Ocean at Mangawhai Heads. Guest accommodation is downstairs (with garden views) and is a self-contained apartment that sleeps 4-5 adults ( 2 adults in each bedroom ) with ensuite attached in each room. Both rooms share a living room which includes a fully equipped kitchen and dining area. We al

The accommodation is located downstairs of our main home and looks out onto our garden. We have decks facing the morning (sea views) and afternoon sun for your use and enjoyment.

Please note: the owners live up stairs, but you will have entire self-contained apartment downstairs. Our home is yours as well while you stay with us, so you are welcome to come upstairs either use the internal stairs or go around outside to use the morning deck to relax, watch the sunrise, do some yoga or to have your morning coffee/breakfast.

Organic continental breakfast provided.

We provide very comfortable mattresses and beautiful quality bed linen (100% cotton and stone washed pure linen) and nice fluffy towels.

BBQ's are located on each deck for outdoor entertainment.

We are across the road from the estuary and have two kayak's for guests to explore the water and sand dunes with.

If you are a coffee drinker, please bring some extra Nespresso capsules for our the machine.

Catch up with your favourite series on Netflix or watch variety of movies from our library on Apple TV.

Enjoy unlimited Wifi access.

Walking distances to the village.

Guests can relax on our expansive deck overlooking the ocean and Hen and Chicken islands (morning deck), explore and fish in the estuary in front of our house or be as active as you like, enjoying the many and varied activities Magical Mangawhai and its surrounds has to offer. You may just wish to sit by the outdoor fire with a book or drink, relaxing as you prefer.

Dinner and cooking class available with additional cost (please check with the host).

Special conditions:



  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Kayak(s)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • 2 bedroom with ensuites

    2 x Fold-out sofa bed
    2 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 2


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*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 (12)

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  • The accommodation was great as was the location

    The accommodation was great as was the location. Even though it rain as it was a winter break we we're warm and happy to hang out in the apartment.

    JayM64 100%|2x Jun 2018

  • Amazing location and property

    Amazing location and property. Delicious breakfasts and lots of other extra touches to make the stay extra special.

    janens879 100%|5x Jan 2018

  • Great stay at Pits, lovely modern home with all mod-cons to make...

    Great stay at Pits, lovely modern home with all mod-cons to make our stay so very enjoyable, Great hospitality extended and we were warmly welcomed. Stunning location, would definitely recommend!

    peteeg445 100%|4x Apr 2017

  • The accommodation was excellent and the attention to detail was great

    The accommodation was excellent and the attention to detail was great. The location is amazing with breathtaking views.

    AnnalieH 100%|1x Feb 2017

  • ABSOLUTELY AMAZING! we were treated like royalty and had the best breakfast...

    ABSOLUTELY AMAZING! we were treated like royalty and had the best breakfast ever not to mention all the unexpected treats! Look forward to staying again soon....

    lauraao 100%|13x May 2015

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