Classic Bach on Lagoon & Surf Beach

Bach or holiday home | Whiritoa | #9016

9.3/10 (30 ratings)
  • 8 people
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 8 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


Set in a cul-de-sac directly across the road from lagoon and surf where little ones can swim safely while the older ones are in the adjacent surf. You simply relax with a good book in the sun on the white sand watching them both. The bach is ideal for families with small children to early teens. Beautiful views of the lagoon and surf are the backdrop from your gated deck where you can sit in the sun with that early morning coffee, watching the people go by.

A great location for summer or school holidays or for just a little timeout.

Sleeps 4 in two good sized bedrooms, a fold down sofa/sleeper in the lounge and a further 3-4 in the converted garage attached to the house. There is a single separate toilet, bathroom with shower and another outdoor hot/cold shower, laundry facilities and a small kitchen. Other amenities include Barbecue, Hi Fi, TV aerial (Dish) and small TV with freeview.

The location provides immediate access for bush walks through picturesque Waimama reserve to a separate, secluded little beach for picnics (20min walk) a little further on discoveries are made, such as our local shipwreck, surfing is virtually at you doorstep and a leisurely kayak down the lagoon and estuary in a country setting (kayak provided) is a pleasant distraction.

At the south end of the beach there is a blow hole which performs spectacularly when the local surf is up.

Only 15 minutes from Waihi, where you may view the history of goldmining ,ride a steam train and other historical walks in the local Karangahake Gorge. Whangamata is also only 13-15 mins away for the boat ramp, golf, supermarket, shopping, cafes and a beautiful walk through to the Wentworth falls and its fresh water swimming hole

The local Whiritoa shop makes a great coffee and has nearly everything you might need.

The local surf club bar with great outdoor area is open for drinks from 5:30, daily during the summer

There is a local tennis court & playground.

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Special conditions: • 25% deposit to confirm booking. Full payment 1 week in advance. Prices are for up to 6 people, $15 each per extra person, per night. • Adults & Families only. • If booking a Last Minute Deal the payment must be received in full prior to your stay. • Smoking outside only please. • Bring your own Towels, Linen and Tea towels • No Parking on the driveway. • Short term (1-6month) rental available - contact us for rates! • Bookabach calendar is updated daily.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Kayak(s)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Shower (outdoor)
  • SKY TV ® - BYO decoder
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 2

    2 x Single bed

  • Bedroom 3

    1 x Queen bed
    2 x Single bed

  • Lounge

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

  • Master Bedroom

    1 x Narrow single bed
    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Linen: Bring your own linen
  • Extras: Cleaning $60.00 per stay (optional)
  • AA Smartfuel: Get 10c/litre fuel discount when you book and stay at this property for TWO nights or more [More info]

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
High Season
25-Feb-17 to 30-Apr-17
$250+/night $250+/night
For up to 6 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $15/night; Children: $5/night;
4 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. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (56)

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  • Best position in Whiritoa, bach was lovely and well presented

    Best position in Whiritoa, bach was lovely and well presented. Couldn't be happier with our stay! Thanks so much for allowing us to stay.

    TracyB37 100%|1x Jan 2017

  • What an absolute gem of a place! Fab location and a lovely...

    What an absolute gem of a place! Fab location and a lovely comfortable house with plenty of room for everyone. Have already recommended it to friends and would return again in a heartbeat.

    stacer158 100%|4x Oct 2016

  • Great


    TimB88 100%|3x Oct 2016

  • Great location, just across the road from the lagoon and within sight,...

    Great location, just across the road from the lagoon and within sight, sound and short walk to the surf. The bach was comfortable and clean, but in winter you might want to take a bit more bedding if you have a full house. Lovely quiet spot for a winter getaway.

    rosiedawn 100%|9x Sep 2016

  • Comfortable home at a great beach

    Comfortable home at a great beach. We enjoyed our stay very mucnk you. We had everything we neede &d.

    MerylBo1 100%|3x Jul 2016

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