Sweet bach in great location

Bach or holiday home | Surfdale | #24837

8.7/10 (18 ratings)
  • 4 people
  • Studio
  • 2 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Only 1 min walk to beach, 3 min walk to dairy, pizzeria, pub, bakery
  • Easy flat walk access to property and to all amenities including bus-stop (1 minute walk)
  • Minimal style and quality furnishings makes this a true getaway from stuff. You can focus on holiday

This clean bach is simple & clutter free - just what you need for relaxation. There's great natural light and an open-plan design.

Sleeps MAXIMUM 4 people (due to septic tank max. capability)

There are 3 separate bedding options:

* 1 queen-sized bed / * 1 fold-down double bed/* 1 single mattress

* Linen is provided (however, please bring your own beach towel)

* There's a dishwasher, washing machine and a sun-filled deck with outdoor furniture (tables, chairs, lounger).

* There are games (Scrabble, cards, Trivial pursuit, boules), books and magazines for your enjoyment.

On Waiheke, rainwater is stored in tanks and wastewater (bathroom/toilet) is treated on the property (septic tank). Islanders are very eco-conscious with resources, and it will be helpful and respectful if you are, too.

This bach is in an excellent easily accessed part of Surfdale. Across the road there's a beach (with the best sunsets). 5 minutes walk down the road and you're at the Irish pub, the dairy, the vege supermarket, an Italian pizzeria, bakery and takeaway . There's also the local bowling (lawn bowls) club to get in with the locals as well as enjoy cheap eats, too (try the Sunday roast). You don't really have to go far (or spend money to get there) to find some 'action'.

Walk just a little further and you can visit a couple of vineyards (Kennedy Point, Goldie) with beautiful grounds, award-winning wines for tasting, and eating onsite.

This bach is great for it's only a 1 minute, flat walk to bus stops (both directions). Buses run on the hour. There's also plenty of parking/turnaraound space for your car.

The whole bach is yours to use and the usual kitchen appliances include a toastie sandwich maker (!) and everyday food items (coffee tea, sugar,milk, spices, oil,vinegar, seasonings).

Special conditions: ** For cancellation policies and other clauses, PLEASE READ RENTAL TERMS. * Minimum of two nights - if calendar permits, one night bookings may be considered: just enquire. * No smoking indoors. * Please bring your own beach towel. * Check-in/out times can be negotiated (dependent on possible interference with future guests). * Please leave the house tidy. A local will clean up after you (launder, clean bathroom & ready accomm. for next guest) and appreciates your co-operation.


  • Dishwasher
  • Easy access
  • Fridge
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • Toddler safe
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Double-sized bed alcove

    Other sleeping area

    1 x Double bed

  • Living room

    Combined living/sleeping area,Fold-down couch (double-bed sized) pillow-laying opposite direction of (alcove) double bed.

    1 x Single bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning FREE (included); Linen FREE (included)
  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 5 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night. Excludes school & public holidays.

  • Mates rates: 10% off for members with 4 positive reviews from other Owners/Managers

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Low season tariff
28-Oct-16 to 30-Nov-16
$110/night $130/night
2 night minimum stay
High season tariff
01-Dec-16 to 28-Apr-17
$155/night $175/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 (18)

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  • Very cute little bach, it is small but perfectly suitable for a...

    Very cute little bach, it is small but perfectly suitable for a couple or small group of friends, its in a great location with bus stop across the road, and the beach just around the corner (a lovely little bay, so good to swim in!). Short walk to local shops too. We did have a little trouble with the fold out couch being broken, but the owner has been very good to deal with regarding this, and I believe she is getting it sorted. Overall a good little place to stay, and reasonably priced.

    Lorrel new member Feb 2016

  • This is a little studio near surfdale, easy to commute to Oneroa...

    This is a little studio near surfdale, easy to commute to Oneroa and other places.

    dungrani 100%|1x Dec 2015

  • Nice location - busy road when we were there but it was...

    Nice location - busy road when we were there but it was a long weekend. Walking distance to town if you don't mind a walk. Clean. A heater would be a good idea and we were surprised there was no tv or radio, but it never said there was on the ad so no worries - should have asked. Overall, nice relaxing place.

    FiS92766 100%|1x Jun 2015

  • Beautiful Bach right on the beach, pub and restaurants

    Beautiful Bach right on the beach, pub and restaurants. The beach is a stones-throw away too! Great for anyone looking to relax on the island for a few nights. The WiFi was really fast, the bed was comfy and the location was great what more could you ask for.

    AaronHa7 100%|1x Apr 2015

  • Perfect bach for a weekend on Waiheke

    Perfect bach for a weekend on Waiheke. Very close to beach and public transport.

    sili13 100%|1x Mar 2015

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