Best Setting Bronze Winner Pvt beach incred views

Bach or holiday home | Whananaki North | #8502

9.8/10 (54 ratings)
  • 16 Guests
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 11 Beds
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking
  • Best Setting 2016


  • Magnificent views of a world top rated coastline and to the Poor Knight Islands. Pvt penninsular.
  • Island gives shelter+safe clear water swimming/snorkelling in the bay. Fish on the point/island
  • Private sandy beach access, A roomy, well appointed, comfortable house great for large groups.

WINNER of Bronze Best Setting 2016 in the NZ wide bach PIWA awards this elevated absolute waterfront property enjoys spectacular sea views to the Poor Knight Islands / Whananaki coastline from nearly every room in the house. Set on 5 acres, fringed by pohutukawas and native bush along the shoreline this unique property enjoys two private beaches and its own mooring in a sheltered, all weather sandy bay.

Breakfast at the outside table with sea views to die for, recline on the deck and soak up the all day sun, play volleyball or cricket on the massive front lawn, wander along a loop track through native bush to a seat on the point - a special place to sit and contemplate above the ocean, check out on a side track what was once a small Maori pa, walk down our private track with steps to the beach to swim, fish off the point, snorkel or dive for crays, take our two kayaks for a paddle around the bay or along the coast or take your boat off the mooring and out for a day's fishing. The fish and cray in the photos were caught from the offshore reef just out from the beach. Winter fishing is best here.

Take one of the local walks: by the estuary to the old wharf and bar entrance, around the Whananaki sand spit, to the DOC headland reserve, stroll across the footbridge to Whananaki South beach or just walk down the road to beautiful Otamure Bay.

We are two and a half hrs from Auckland, 35 min from Whangarei, 5 minutes to a great surf beach, 2 minutes to a boat launching ramp in the Whananaki estuary and 3 minutes to the local general store (no fuel).

Dining table seats 10 to 12. Tiled ensuite plus separate upstairs and downstairs bathrooms, 3 fridges plus a stand alone chest freezer. Fish cleaning bench, bait freezer. Table tennis and a volleyball net. Parking for boats, cars and trailers.

Bond of $500 to cover any loss/damage.

Special conditions: Spa avail May to Nov only. Dogs by arrangement. Blankets/duvets/pillows are provided on all beds as part of the general rental. Electric blankets on all beds aside from the 4 bunk beds. Electric fan/oil heaters in each bedroom.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Boat ramp
  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Kayak(s)
  • Life jackets
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Shower (outdoor)
  • SKY TV ® - BYO decoder
  • Spa pool
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bed 1 Master

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bed 2 upstairs

    1 x Queen bed
    1 x Single bed

  • Bed 3 downstairs

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bed 4 downstairs

    1 x Queen bed
    1 x Single bed

  • Bedroom off internal garage

    4 x Bunk bed
    1 x Double bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning $100.00 per stay (required); Linen $12.00 per person (optional)
  • Mates rates: 5% off for members with 10 positive reviews from other Owners/Managers

  • Gifts & giveaways: 1 free night for every 3 nights booked if you are a repeat user of Kotari point. Not available 23rd Dec to 8th Feb period.

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
22-Aug-17 to 28-Sep-17
$300+/night $400+/night
For up to 8 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $25/night;
2 night minimum stay
Pre season
29-Sep-17 to 30-Nov-17
$450/night $600/night
2 night minimum stay
Shoulder season
01-Dec-17 to 21-Dec-17
$550/night $800/night
2 night minimum stay
Peak season
22-Dec-17 to 31-Dec-17
$1200/night $1200/night
2 night minimum stay
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01-Jan-18 to 04-Jan-18
$550/night $800/night
2 night minimum stay
High season
05-Jan-18 to 05-Feb-18
$1000/night $1000/night
3 night minimum stay
Shoulder season
06-Feb-18 to 28-Apr-18
$550/night $800/night
2 night minimum stay
Low season
29-Apr-18 to 27-Sep-18
$350+/night $500+/night
For up to 8 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $25/night;
2 night minimum stay
Pre season
28-Sep-18 to 22-Nov-18
$450/night $600/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 (68)

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  • An outstanding property in the most special spot

    An outstanding property in the most special spot. We had a wonderful holiday and will definitely be back. Very comfortable house with the most stunning views and location.

    lauraw10 100%|3x Aug 2017

  • Wow!!!! What a property, it's a slice of paradise...

    Wow!!!! What a property, it's a slice of paradise. From the spectacular 180 degree views from the house to having your own private bay. Even in the middle of winter the family had heaps of fun down at the beach and the kids loved the spa as well. The house was extremely well appointed and we wanted for nothing. Simply the best place we have stayed and we will definitely be back.

    greges54 100%|4x Jul 2017

  • **PRICELESS** stunning views, clear blue water and so much to do

    **PRICELESS** stunning views, clear blue water and so much to do. This property is one of my top picks, to have pretty much your own private beach to explore & a warm beautiful home with views to die for is just amazing not to mention the unlimited fishing and diving on your door step. will definitely be back :) Thanks again Kotari point

    Hayley_M 100%|5x Jul 2017

  • FABULOUS place to stay in such a private and peaceful setting

    FABULOUS place to stay in such a private and peaceful setting. Just what our family needed. Lovely accommodation with all of the bells and whistles.

    benas244 50%|2x May 2017

  • comfortable and large holiday home in a fantastic spot! easily housed 4...

    comfortable and large holiday home in a fantastic spot! easily housed 4 couples and 6 kids under 6! unfortunately we had terrible weather, but plan to stay again and cross our fingers for sunny skies :)

    tashet483 100%|8x Apr 2017

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