Quiet retreat at Bethells

Bach or holiday home | Bethells Beach | #33400

9.4/10 (17 ratings)
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Just a 5 minute walk to Lake Wainamu - swim in the lovely deep water
  • Lots of decks, outdoor living areas, lawn and gardens around the home
  • Short drive to the beach - fabulous surfing at O'Neills or swim in the wild West Coast surf

Only 45 minutes from central Auckland, this bach is a world away from the hubbub of the city. If you love surfing, or want a retreat close to the sea, this is a wonderful place to stay. The private garden is beautifully maintained and has places where you can lie in the sun or rest in the hammock and read in the shade. It's a short stroll down the hill to Lake Wainamu, for a lovely swim or a long walk; and a quick 2 minute drive to the beach for swimming or surfing at O'Neills. And when you return, just close the big wooden gates to retreat into your own private sanctuary. If it gets cold, just stoke up the log burner for a cozy fire.

There are bush walks - both easy and challenging - in the neighbourhood, and the unique transportable Bethells coffee cart offering food and music on the weekend.

Special conditions: Limit of five people to stay. Smoking allowed outside only. Pets allowed only with prior approval of owner. No parties.


  • Bath tub
  • Clothes dryer
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Queen bed

  • Master bedroom

    1 x King bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen $10.00 per stay (optional)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
My Tariff
20-Feb-18 to 20-Aug-18
$115/night $125/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 (17)

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  • Great spot

    Great spot. Really comfortable.

    domen943 new member Feb 2018

  • Stunning garden setting

    Stunning garden setting. Quiet and peaceful Comfortable, funky vibe Handy location Good selection of cds.

    lucyam79 100%|11x Feb 2018

  • Wonderful bach in a magic location

    Wonderful bach in a magic location.

    tim360 100%|11x Feb 2018

  • This is a great property! Well set up, quirky cool themed property...

    This is a great property! Well set up, quirky cool themed property with very comfortable beds and amenities!!! Great value for money.

    StephPe3 100%|3x Jan 2018

  • Great quiet spot with good facilities and space

    Great quiet spot with good facilities and space

    SadieL38 100%|1x Jan 2018

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