FRONT BEACH(Maramaratotara Bay) - stunning private beachfront location

Bach or holiday home | Maramaratotara Bay | #6882

9.5/10 (18 ratings)
  • 14 Guests
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 12 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


Self-catering Whitianga holiday home right on the beach. Prime seaside location at Front Beach, Ferry Landing on the east coast of Coromandel - 15 seconds walk to beach.

This holiday home has pristine views of Front Beach and Mercury Bay. Private family-style holiday accommodation with own ocean beach access just metres away - stroll across the lawn and you're on the sand! Two kayaks are available for your enjoyment.

Two self-contained units: one 3-bedroom main bach and one 2-bedroom,available individually or together for larger groups. Separate bunkroom. Ample parking for cars, small boat, trailer. Rental rates available on request.

Safe swimming, boating, fishing, diving, scenic walks, guided tours and nearby wineries and restaurants. Short drive to Hot Water Beach and Hahei.

Handy to Whitianga coastal township and local services via 5-minute ferry crossing from Ferry Landing wharf, a short walk from holiday home.

Superb ocean views of Mercury Bay from most rooms and sun decks of holiday home. On a clear night, the moon and stars are something else!

Clean sand/shell beach, with several reefs exposed at low tide. Amazingly sculpted volcanic-ash cliffs and rocks. Mussels can be gathered from the rocks at low tide, or dive for them off the point. Some good sized snapper have been caught off Front Beach.

Small craft can be launched from Front Beach or adjacent Flaxmill Bay in suitable conditions. Mercury Bay is a blue expanse of ocean, with islands such as Ohina, Middle Island, Needle Rock, Rabbit Rock, Hole-in-the-Wall. An adventure playground on your doorstep. Front Beach, Whitianga, Mercury Bay, Coromandel.

Location: Whitianga and Front Beach are about 2.5 hours by road or a 4 hour trip by launch from Auckland. It's easy to forget Auckland city, any city, after a few days in this paradise.

Special conditions:

Smoking allowed outside only!

Water conservation is essential as we rely on tank water.

Fireplace is in Unit 2 only. Heater in main bach

Pets may be allowed with prior approval

Linen: All beds come with duvet and pillowcase covers only. Bottom and top sheets and your own pillow cases to be supplied by guests and used on all beds. No towels/tea towels are included in the rental Linen is available for overseas guests at an additional charge.

References may be required and a bond is payable

Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$0.00 per stay); NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Kayak(s)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bunkroom

    1 x Queen bed
    4 x Single bed

  • Unit 1 Bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Unit 1 Bedroom 2

    1 x Queen bed

  • Unit 1Bedroom 3

    2 x Single bed

  • Unit 2 Bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Unit 2 Bedroom 2

    2 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.

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  • Lovely lovely place

    Lovely lovely place. Wonderful website with all local attractions. Very close to Whitianga on the ferry but secluded and private. Wonderful beach.

    lisath849 100%|1x Jan 2009

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