The 'Linga Longa' Bach

Bach or holiday home | Himatangi Beach | #25530

9.1/10 (22 ratings)
  • 6 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 4 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Short walk to beach - 600m.
  • Classic kiwi bach.
  • Very relaxed holiday living - only 130 km north of Wellington.

Our beach bach is well loved by us & has everything you need to enjoy a very relaxed and casual holiday. Kick back here & spend your time reading, swimming, beach combing - what ever takes your fancy. Our place is designed to allow for easy interaction with the outdoors - mainly the large back yard that offers loads of space for holiday activities.

An 'often used' wood BBQ at the back of the property allows for the good old-fashioned fun of baking potatoes, roasting marshmallows and toasting sandwiches (fire irons provided). Let the kids at it! There is plenty of room to pitch a tent out back if you have teenagers that need their own space (or anyone for that matter). An on-site kayak is another activity the kids love to spend time on, down in the creek where it joins the beach & widens a little before meeting the sea.

There is no TV at our bach. But feel free to BYOD (bring your own device) if you are keen to watch a movie or two, as we have over 150 titles on DVD for you to choose from! Lots of books, board games & outdoor activities are also available.

The main form of cooking is a gas-fired BBQ alongside a double electric hob & microwave. There is no oven! When at the bach you do things differently from home! And there is no oven to clean at the end - an added bonus. Bring your own dishwashers!

The beach is wide and flat & appears to stretch forever. If you have a 4WD vehicle & drive south you will hit the Manawatu river, drive north & you will hit the Rangitikei river. We have a lot of success picking tuatua, & enjoy crabbing also. Surf casting is another option that plenty of visitors enjoy.

The small community of Himatangi Beach includes the Palmerston North Surf Life Saving Club, the Cosmopolitan Club, bowling club, holiday park, volunteer fire brigade, dairy & community centre including library & nurse-led medical rooms. We have been holidaying at Himatangi Beach for 18 years & love it!

Special conditions: Minimum charge $190 ;-) Pets allowed with prior approval ;-) Smoking allowed outside only - please remove all of your cigarette butts from the property ;-)


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Electric blankets
  • Fridge
  • Kayak(s)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bunk room

    2 x Bunk bed
    1 x Double 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
Flat rate tariff
24-Nov-17 to 13-Dec-17
$95/night $95/night
2 night minimum stay
School Holidays
14-Dec-17 to 31-Jan-18
$110/night $110/night
3 night minimum stay
Flat rate tariff
01-Feb-18 to 01-Feb-18
$95/night $95/night
2 night minimum stay
Stat holiday weekend
02-Feb-18 to 06-Feb-18
$110/night $110/night
2 night minimum stay
Flat rate tariff
07-Feb-18 to 29-Mar-18
$95/night $95/night
2 night minimum stay
Stat holiday weekend
30-Mar-18 to 02-Apr-18
$110/night $110/night
2 night minimum stay
Flat rate tariff
03-Apr-18 to 12-Apr-18
$95/night $95/night
2 night minimum stay
School Holidays
13-Apr-18 to 29-Apr-18
$110/night $110/night
3 night minimum stay
Flat rate tariff
30-Apr-18 to 31-May-18
$95/night $95/night
2 night minimum stay
Stat holiday weekend
01-Jun-18 to 04-Jun-18
$110/night $110/night
2 night minimum stay
Flat rate tariff
05-Jun-18 to 05-Jul-18
$95/night $95/night
2 night minimum stay
School Holidays
06-Jul-18 to 22-Jul-18
$110/night $110/night
3 night minimum stay
Stat holiday weekend
23-Jul-18 to 24-Nov-18
$110/night $110/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 (22)

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  • Very comfy and quirky home away from home

    Very comfy and quirky home away from home. Loved it, especially the singing fish ??

    odettewatto 100%|1x Jun 2017

  • Plenty of good books to read and games for kids

    Plenty of good books to read and games for kids. Didn't miss having a TV. Good value for money.

    michnt31 100%|5x Mar 2017

  • Julie was great to deal with

    Julie was great to deal with. Lovely home, very much enjoyed our stay. Thank you :-)

    MattP4 100%|3x Feb 2017

  • Love the place

    Love the place. Bach had everything they said it would and the place was very tidy

    CharlesKe2 100%|1x Jan 2017

  • Great kiwi bach

    Great kiwi bach. Our third chrismas there. Has everything you need. Great large private back yard.

    lynj19 100%|3x Jan 2017

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