Aotea Harbour - Location, Entertaining & Views

Bach or holiday home | Aotea | #5690

9.2/10 (40 ratings)
  • 4 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Serious Harbour Views from a large covered entertaining deck.
  • Well equipped - Inside and out
  • Fishing off the front lawn (well almost, its across the road)

Key features

(1) Large covered entertaining deck with outdoor table/chairs, beanbags, infared heater and PVC blind to block out the weather if required. Add in the view and it doesn't get much better than this.

(2) Private back deck with choice of Gas BBQ, Weber Charcoal BBQ and Smoker (Bring own fuel)

(3) Pet friendly with fenced outdoor area.

(4) Plenty of fridge/freezer space - double door unit with built in ice maker/chilled water.

(5) Hifi/Bluray with plenty of CD's.

(6) Surfcasters so you can fish over the road while relaxing on the deck.

The bach is located in Aotea Village, with great views of the harbour. There is a sand boat ramp (4wd) for launching boats. Gaze across at the huge sand dunes and middens of the Aotea Scientific Reserve, swim in the safe harbour, fish for snapper, trevally and kahawai, or spear flounder in the harbour, walk/drive along the beach to the West Coast, you will normally have the beach to yourself. Take a horse ride with the local operator. Visit Hot Water beach (Te Puia Springs) at low tide, dig a hole and soak in your own thermal pool. Kawhia with its shops, cafes, and pub are only about a 10 minute drive away.

There is no land line or cell phone coverage at the bach, so is just perfect for relaxing, but If you feel the need to make/receive a call/TXT, coverage for both Vodafone and Telecom networks is available at the boatramp. (coverage has improved a bit - can normally send & rec TXTs)

Note: Bathroom/Toilet is located outside. The bathroom is adjacent to the back door on back deck.

Booking Process

(1) Make enquiry via Bookabach

(2) Questions/queries answered & availability confirmed

(3) Commitment to stay from renter.

(4) Booking accepted by owner

(5) Bach Guide and Booking statement with deposit request provided.

(6) Deposit paid

(7) Booking confirmed.

(8) Balance paid

(9) Stay

Special conditions: Smoking allowed outside only. Guests need to provide own linen including towels, tea towels, pillow slips, sheets etc. (Pillows, Blankets and Duvets provided).


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Barbeque - Charcoal
  • Boat ramp
  • Clothes dryer
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Linen: Bring your own linen
  • Last minute bookings: 15% off for stays over the next 7 nights

  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 6 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night. Excludes public holidays.

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
30-Apr-17 to 01-Jun-17
$130/night $150/night
2 night minimum stay
Holiday Weekend
02-Jun-17 to 04-Jun-17
$150/night $150/night
3 night minimum stay
05-Jun-17 to 31-Dec-17
$130/night $150/night
2 night minimum stay
Summer Peak
01-Jan-18 to 18-Feb-18
$150/night $150/night
7 night minimum stay
19-Feb-18 to 30-Jul-18
$130/night $150/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 (70)

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  • Love Aotea

    Love Aotea

    Melissa88 new member Apr 2017

  • Beautiful setting, great deck and view

    Beautiful setting, great deck and view

    BridgetG new member Apr 2017

  • Cozy and quiet really nice relaxing place with awesome view and great...

    Cozy and quiet really nice relaxing place with awesome view and great deck.

    DawnmareeC new member Mar 2017

  • Cozy and quiet really nice relaxing place with awesome view and great...

    Cozy and quiet really nice relaxing place with awesome view and great deck.

    DawnmareeC new member Mar 2017

  • Tv and DVD didn't work but as for the stay was fantastic

    Tv and DVD didn't work but as for the stay was fantastic. Great location to my friends as we were there for our annual fishing competition. I stayed a few years ago and the property was quiet hoary and now it has been modernised makes the stay pleasurable. Thank you for the wine John. My friends enjoyed your company.

    TuiM9627 new member Mar 2017

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