La Petite Maison de la Mer

Apartment | Tapu | #33930

10/10 (4 ratings)
  • 2 people
  • 1 bedrooms
  • 1 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • No Kids
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Spectacular views! - from the bushclad hills above to the waters of the Firth of Thames below
  • Peaceful and oh so quiet! - no sound but the occasional quail in daytime and moreporks at night
  • Variety of activities nearby - boat ramp, beaches, fishing, bushwalks, Hauraki Rail Trail, or relax!

Feeling tired and in need of a break? Want to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life? Maybe you want a romantic weekend? To just chill out? Or perhaps a base while you fish in the Firth of Thames?

If any of these sound like you - or if you just want to try somewhere new - then La Petite Maison de la Mer (the little house by the sea) could be all you need and more!

Wake up in the morning after a great night's sleep in the top quality Posturepedic Decadence bed. Once your ears have accustomed to no traffic noise, take a look out the bedroom window at the majestic bushclad ranges and listen to the resounding birdsong. When you're ready, wander out to the kitchen and make a cuppa. While the jug boils, open the drapes and be amazed at the spectacular views over the glistening Firth of Thames - see how many boats you can spot. Then, enjoy your cuppa while sitting outside - if you're lucky the quail will be frolicking beside you on the patio!

Once you're fed and watered, sit back and plan your day. Maybe you want to relax - there are books and games for you to choose from, a small library of DVDs and a 42 inch TV, and plenty of comfortable funky retro furniture to sit on!

If you're feeling more adventurous though, there are plenty of options available! Start by taking a stroll through the cool bush down to the lovely little Otuturu Creek. If you feel like going a little further, why not walk down to the Ruamahunga Bay beach. If that's not enough, the beaches at Waiomu and Tapu are only a couple of minutes drive away. While there, why not pop into the wonderful Waiomu Beach Cafe, or Tapu's Royal Oak Tavern. Thames is just 12km south too.

Of course with boat-parking on site and a boat ramp at the bottom of the road, you may wish to spend the day fishing the Firth - there are plenty of snapper if you know the secret spots!

So there you have it: La Petite Maison de la Mer. The little house with so many options on offer. Which will you choose?

Special conditions: * Maximum two (2) adult occupants overnight * Minimum two (2) nights stay * Check-in time 4:00pm * Check-out time 12:00 noon * Not suitable for children * No smoking inside or out * Neighbours' privacy to be respected * Quiet and well-behaved pets may be allowed with prior approval - at the owner's discretion * Gay friendly * Please bring your own sheets, pillowcases, towels and tea towels


  • Boat ramp
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • TV

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom - master

    Bedroom - Small but perfectly formed with a lovely bush outlook and a high-quality Sealy Posturepedic Decadence Ultra-plush bed. Just bring your own linen and you're sorted!

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

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  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Linen: Bring your own linen
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Default Tariff
24-Oct-16 to 24-Jan-18
$120/night $120/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 (4)

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  • What a great place to stay! You can't beat the view and...

    What a great place to stay! You can't beat the view and spectacular evening sunsets on the porch. The bach is stylish, cheery and made us feel right at home.

    EmilyTo7 100%|1x Feb 2016

  • Fabulous view, (loved the quail which came calling), very clean and tidy...

    Fabulous view, (loved the quail which came calling), very clean and tidy. Well appointed. Perfect for relaxation.

    MervB834 100%|1x Jan 2016

  • Awesome views, beautiful bach, we will come back :)

    Awesome views, beautiful bach, we will come back :)

    PierreJu1 100%|5x Jan 2016

  • This is a gorgeous place to stay - spectacular views across the...

    This is a gorgeous place to stay - spectacular views across the Firth of Thames, gorgeous sunsets viewed from the sunny patio, amazing bird-life, beach at the bottom of the road. Interior absolutely beautifully furnished, the whole place is clean, bright and comfortable. A really special place to relax!

    LyndaDy1 100%|1x Jan 2016

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