Tawahi; the other side of the sea www.tawahi.nz

Bach or holiday home | Whangarei Heads | #39957

9.8/10 (10 ratings)
  • 5 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Unique perspective 180m above sea level. Peaceful and relaxing with stunning land and ocean views
  • A compact cleverly designed eco-friendly dwelling with space to play and all the mod cons
  • Remote and unspoilt yet with easy access to activities and local shops; and with plenty of parking

Mountain ridge to Ocean views Tawahi sits 180m above sea level overlooking the South Pacific Ocean to the Poor Knights. Central to Kauri Mountain and Ocean Beach, Whangarei Heads and Mt Manaia the house is just 5-6 minutes drive to Parua Bay village in this area of outstanding natural beauty. The house provides a self contained peaceful, comfortable and special space to relax. Its the perfect place from which to explore the beautiful beaches, tracks and crystal clear waters that welcome you to swim, paddle and play. Built on the principles of the "Tiny House" movement, Tawahi is not small, but combines good design and eco-friendly materials with great craftsmanship to create a clever comfortable and contemporary space in which you can relax and enjoy all the comforts of a 2 bedroom dwelling. Modern induction hob, oven, and all the gear you and your friends and family need to kick back and relax. The road up to the Tawahi provides unsurpassed views of Whangarei Heads, Ocean Beach and the Eastern side of Mount Manaia. This is a truly special place beautifully positioned to see it all and yet within just a few minutes drive of the cafes and shops of Parua Bay. The steep bush is home to Fern birds, Harriers, Swallows and you may even hear local Kiwis call at night. there are a dozen beaches within as many minutes and with access to paddle boards, kayaks and kit everything is here for you to enjoy everything the area has to offer. Its a truly special place.

Special conditions: Go a little quiet after dark and there's a good chance you'll hear the wild kiwis we have in our bush. Although the deck is fully compliant at almost a metre off the ground it is not suitable for very small children and caution is advised near its edges


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Boat ramp
  • Canoe(s)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Kayak(s)
  • Life jackets
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Trampoline
  • TV

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Double bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Narrow single bed
    1 x Split King


Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen FREE (included)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
My Tariff
25-Feb-18 to 25-May-19
$200+/night $200+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $50/night; Children: $50/night;

*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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  • Fabulous new property, visually impressive with modern interior decorating

    Fabulous new property, visually impressive with modern interior decorating. Equipped with the latest Bosch Oven and induction cooktop, a dishwasher, Samsung fridge/freezer & other quality kitchen appliances. Big (huge) views and large windows to see it through. The built in lounge furniture was comfy and the modern bean bags that you can put on the deck to sit in looking at the view are trendy & a fab idea. Location central to all Whangarei Heads has to offer. We’ll be back!

    kiwiexplorer 100%|15x Feb 2018

  • The Bach was beautiful! Stunning views that you could take advantage of...

    The Bach was beautiful! Stunning views that you could take advantage of by opening up the ranch doors fully. It was a joy to wake up to these views. The accommodation was spacious inside despite being based on the 'tiny house' idea. We loved our stay here!

    FirozaS1 100%|1x Feb 2018

  • Wonderful location- absolutely stunning views

    Wonderful location- absolutely stunning views

    KateE311 100%|3x Jan 2018

  • What a fantastic property to stay at! Tawahi is spacious, modern and...

    What a fantastic property to stay at! Tawahi is spacious, modern and stylish. My favourite feature was definitely the large sliding door which opens onto a deck with amazing views (the property is positioned high up on a hill). The property feels as though it is in an isolated location, but its just a quick drive to Parua Bay Village (5 to 10 mins) where there's a Four Square, petrol station and bottle shop. Would highly recommend staying here.

    hughcmagee 100%|3x Jan 2018

  • This is a truly stunning property with a view to die for

    This is a truly stunning property with a view to die for. The perfect location to switch off, relax and unwind. Thank you for sharing your little piece of paradise, hearing the kiwis in their native environment was very cool. We will definitely be back.

    KateS923 100%|1x Jan 2018

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