Tranquil Retreat, Sea Views, Bush, Birdsong

Bach or holiday home | Akaroa | #6943

9.7/10 (102 ratings)
  • 7 Guests
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Walking distance to best beach in Akaroa Harbour

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 & Cafe, Historic Duvauchelle Hotel & 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.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Easy access
  • Fridge
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • 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 King single bed

  • Bedroom 4

    1 x Bunk bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning FREE (included); Linen FREE (included)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Summer Tariff
27-Sep-17 to 31-May-18
$140+/night $140+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $20/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 (197)

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  • The photos don't do this lovely property justice

    The photos don't do this lovely property justice. The rooms are well-designed and comfortable, each room fully appointed with everything you could need and oriented to the sweeping views of the Akaroa Harbour. We visited when there was snow on the hilltops and found ourselves warm and cosy at Harbour Studios. Highly recommend this beautiful, super-clean and well-situated getaway: it's close enough to everything on the Peninsula yet a beautiful world away.

    KatherineJS 100%|2x Aug 2017

  • Amazing view, very clean property, comfortable beds

    Amazing view, very clean property, comfortable beds. We picked a middle of the winter to stay and I thought this place is totally made for summer with outdoor tables, tiled floor, but once the place warmed up it kept the heat in very well. Kitchen was simple yet very functional, easy to use. Great place to stay!

    ReiA2699 100%|1x Jul 2017

  • Beautiful warm place to stay with amazing views

    Beautiful warm place to stay with amazing views... photos didn't do justice...Clean and very modern!

    Tracy Le Prou 100%|1x Jul 2017

  • It was toasty and warm for a winter get away

    It was toasty and warm for a winter get away. Yes, the Wood Pigeons and Fantails make any stroll a delight. We were a party of seven, so you would want to get along well with each other, as the two studios are joined. Fortunately we did and we all left wanting to stay longer - which is the sign of a great holiday.

    ThomasCl4 100%|1x Jul 2017

  • Nicely presented property in a great location

    Nicely presented property in a great location.

    KarenGi1 100%|2x Jul 2017

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