Sandy Bay - Iconic Green Bach

Bach or holiday home | Sandy Bay (Tutukaka Coast) | #36740

9.6/10 (10 ratings)
  • 8 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Across the road to Sandy Bay
  • Views of the bay - check out the surf from your deck
  • Great family bach loved for generations

Sandy Bay's Green Bach is now under new ownership and is better than ever!

Sensational access to Northland's famous surf beach, popular with locals and visitors alike. Beautiful surf beach with white sand, native bush, pohutukawa trees & other NZ flora. This old style kiwi bach has views to die for & room for all the family. The property is well positioned for sun. Sandy Bay beach is right across the road - paradise on your doorstep! Relax in this sunny bach to the sounds of the ocean, or watch the action of those surfing in the waves. Top level has one double bed in one room and a queen bed in the other bedroom. Open plan living with deck with table and chairs overlooking the beach and surrounding hills. Bathroom has a shower over the bath, plus an outdoor shower. Lower level has a queen bed and a set of bunks. Blankets, duvets and pillows are supplied for the bach. Linen can be provided at an additional cost. Off street parking. Unlimited WIFI!

Summer surf hire and lessons available from Tutukaka Surf. Sandy Bay is well-known for surfing & hosts many surf competitions throughout the year, has views of the famous Poor Knights Islands and is only 5 mins drive to Matapouri Bay (nearest shop) and 15 minutes from the Tutukaka Marina, gateway to the Poor Knights Marine Reserve, restaurants, bars, marina and shops.

This kiwi bach has everything you need for a fantastic holiday at any time of the year!

Feedback from guests:

"The bach was great and we really enjoyed our stay. We liked the living area and the deck the most. Easy access to the beach would be another key attribute."

"What a find! This is the ultimate Kiwi bach experience. Choosing a highlight is difficult - though the view is incredible, the outdoor shower really made my stay. "

"What a cool little place! Loved the old-school feel and the beautiful beach (I have always loved the Sandy Bay area) and had a relaxing time. Would definitely recommend a stay here."

Special conditions: Minimum stay requirements over Xmas/New Year period on application. 4 night minimum in January. 3 night minimum stay for holiday weekends, and 4 night minimum Easter weekend. $250 refundable bond applies to all stays. Smoking outside only. Pets only allowed with prior approval - please check with us when making your enquiry. $30 pet fee/pet applies. PLEASE NOTE: we have blocked out all bookings for the bach from 4th July due to renovations. Please check back re summer dates available


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • Shower (outdoor)
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Downstairs bedroom

    1 x Bunk bed
    1 x Queen bed

  • Upstairs - bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Upstairs - bedroom 2

    1 x Double bed


Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning $100.00 per stay (required); Linen $120.00 per stay (optional)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Shoulder Season
17-Mar-18 to 28-Mar-18
$250/night $250/night
2 night minimum stay
29-Mar-18 to 02-Apr-18
$280/night $280/night
4 night minimum stay
Shoulder Season
03-Apr-18 to 30-Apr-18
$250/night $250/night
2 night minimum stay
Default Tariff
01-May-18 to 17-Sep-18
$330/night $330/night
4 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 (10)

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  • Great bach in a beautiful spot

    Great bach in a beautiful spot. Hope to stay again.

    benjey310 100%|4x Jun 2017

  • A lovely original bach

    A lovely original bach. Warm and cosy and so close to the beach - our children loved it!

    kater892 100%|2x May 2017

  • We had a greta stay at Sandy Bay and loved the experience...

    We had a greta stay at Sandy Bay and loved the experience of a typical Kiwi bach. It was great that we were allowed to bring out dog too as he is so much part of the family. Tutukaka is a wonderful part of the North with an exceptional coastline.

    DebsM477Hummingbird-nz 100%|1x Apr 2017

  • If you want to stay at an authentic kiwi bach, this is...

    If you want to stay at an authentic kiwi bach, this is the place for you. It very much brought back memories of our bach in the 60's. Beautiful location with fabulous views.

    MicheleBa9 100%|2x Apr 2017

  • Wow what a spectacular location and a classic NZ Bach!!!

    Wow what a spectacular location and a classic NZ Bach!!!

    dwaynepr1 100%|3x Feb 2017

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