Manu Waiata - Otautu Bay, Lake Rotoehu

Bach or holiday home | Lake Rotoehu | #30472

9.2/10 (22 ratings)
  • 8 people
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Just a minutes walk from the lake
  • Quiet and relaxing
  • Central location for outdoor activities

Enjoy the quiet location of this Otautu Bay holiday home. Approx 30 minutes (38 Km) from Rotorua and 45 mins from Whakatane. Relax and enjoy the tranquillity at the house or launch the boat on to the lake and enjoy the trout fishing or water sports. The house has everything you could need for that getaway break. Timber features throughout the house. Large covered deck area with a huge table to make the most of the outdoor dining. We have two kayaks available for use, with a selection of life jackets also available. There is a pontoon on the lake for swimming. The back section is fully fenced so suitable for younger children. Wake up to the morning birdsong. The quietness of this location is amazing.

Special conditions: *Please note there is no internet/wifi/cellphone coverage at the bach and only limited coverage on the lake side* There is, however, a landline available for local calls. The bach does not have a full size oven or hob. We have a benchtop oven (which is big enough to roast a chicken), a microwave and a two hob hotplate which sits on the bench. The BBQ has a hood and can also be used for roasting. We are unable to accept bookings less than 5 days before date of stay.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Boat ramp
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Kayak(s)
  • Life jackets
  • Microwave
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ® - BYO card
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Bunk bed
    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 3

    1 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
High season tariff
28-Feb-17 to 31-Mar-17
$160/night $160/night
2 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
01-Apr-17 to 30-Nov-17
$100/night $100/night
2 night minimum stay
High season tariff
01-Dec-17 to 30-Apr-18
$160/night $160/night
2 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
01-May-18 to 28-May-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 (22)

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  • Thank you for the great holiday

    Thank you for the great holiday. The bach suited our needs perfectly and it was great to have a safe place to bring our puppy. Location was very peaceful and easy access to the lake. Kids loved using the kayaks.

    JillianAg1 100%|3x Jan 2017

  • Great bach with everything you would need to have a great break...

    Great bach with everything you would need to have a great break away, heaps of space and great for kids with fenced/gated big back porch with shelter, loved it!!

    samiko484 100%|3x Jan 2017

  • Little remote but beautiful location

    Little remote but beautiful location... great traditional kiwi bach.

    ChrisRi14 100%|4x Dec 2016

  • As soon as we got in, we felt at home! The house...

    As soon as we got in, we felt at home! The house has the special holiday atmosphere that we absolutely love. It was really cool to be able to kayak on the lake, BBQ afterwards and warm up in front of the fire place. I will definitely recommend it.

    Natnalie 100%|1x Nov 2016

  • Beautiful bach! Lots to explore around area! Coffee machine is ideal :)

    Beautiful bach! Lots to explore around area! Coffee machine is ideal :)

    GwynJockB 100%|1x Oct 2016

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