Tranquil Retreat, Sea Views, Bush, Birdsong

Bach or holiday home | Akaroa | #6943

9.8/10 (122 ratings)
  • 7 Guests
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


A place to retreat to. Wake up to the sound of birds, open the bifold doors and take in amazing views of Akaroa Harbour, lounge on the sheltered patio, soak up the sun and do as little as you like or bounce out of bed, launch your boat, and head out to enjoy a day on the harbour. Set on 1.5 hectares, plenty of parking and great wash-down facility if you bring the boat. Short stroll to tennis courts and safe sandy beach. Great place to relax and enjoy a holiday with family and friends. House has been architecturally designed and is well equipped to a high standard so you can enjoy a hassle free holiday. Wainui is an hour and a quarter from Christchurch, 25 minutes from Akaroa township, 10 minutes from the popular French Farm Winery Wedding Venue, 15 minutes from the Duvauchelle Store and Cafe, Historic Duvauchelle Hotel and Akaroa Golf Club.

All linen provided, and all cleaning included in the price, so relax and enjoy a real holiday!

You will have exclusive use of the two studios.

Special conditions:

Smoking allowed outside only.

Extras: Cleaning (included); Linen (included);


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • DVD player
  • Fridge
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Microwave
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 3

    1 x Single bed

  • Bedroom 4

    1 x Single bed


Maybe booked

*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 (217)

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  • We loved staying here, it was well equipped, quiet and private

    We loved staying here, it was well equipped, quiet and private. A good place to relax.

    juliaw300 100%|4x Jul 2018

  • Fantastic accommodation

    Fantastic accommodation. Warm, sunny, private, peaceful, super clean and spacious. Lots of fun games to play. Will definitely return. Thank you.

    HeatherMc38 100%|4x Apr 2018

  • Great place for a tranquil start in New Zealand

    Great place for a tranquil start in New Zealand.

    VeroWe 100%|3x Apr 2018

  • Loved the location and studios

    Loved the location and studios. we ate outside most meals but it could have been a bit crowded for the 6 adults if the weather was bad for the weekend .... Stunning birdlife, easy walking distance to Wainui beach-highly recommend

    sarahde37 100%|1x Apr 2018

  • Harbour_Studios is hands down 5 stars

    Harbour_Studios is hands down 5 stars. It is very clean and tidy with modern furnishings. The view is gorgeous, such an idyllic place. We stayed 5 nights and wouldn't hesitate to book again. Wainui is such a lovely spot ! Thank you again for a wonderful stay, Anita, Mattis & Ida

    AnitaKo1 100%|2x Mar 2018

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