Unforgettable holiday for 1 to 2 families on a secluded, private and safe swimming beach. Beach front property with drive on access. Tar sealed main drive in 2012. Modern cabins surrounded in native bush. Birds, glow-worms, fish in Bay. Dinghy, 3 kayaks, and lifejackets are included.
Karamarina Bay is a private bay located roughly halfway between Te Mahia and Portage (both are 10 minutes drive away).
Separate units are nestled within lush native bush on an extensive beachside property. Kowhai Cabin (sleeps 4 in 2 rooms: queen and twin) and the Chalet (sleeps 6 in 3 rooms: queen, twin and bunk with ensuite and tea and coffee making facilities) an independent dining/ living area, and an independent kitchen and bathroom facility. 3 kayaks and dinghy, lifejackets and a 2 tonne and 3 tonne mooring included. Excellent filtered drinking water. Two fridges / freezers and beer fridge, gas oven and hob, dishwasher and washing machine, gas BBQ with hood, 2 TVs and CD and DVD players.
Your booking will ensure EXCLUSIVE use of all facilities.
Portage Hotel just 10 minutes drive away has a restaurant, snapper bar, and boat ramp, Te Mahia offers great coffee's.
The location is ideal for swimming, snapper fishing, water skiing, sailing, kayaking, biking and walking or simply lying on the sunny and sheltered north facing beach. Queen Charlotte Track and Mistletoe Bay nature trails nearby.
In the bay you will find: Weka, Morepork, Tui, Bell birds, Quail, Glow-worms, forest weta, mussels, crabs and starfish.
HOW TO GET HERE
By ROAD from .....
CHRISTCHURCH 6 hours, NELSON 2 hours, BLENHEIM 1.5 hours,
HAVELOCK 50 minutes, LINKWATER 35 minutes.
Please park at the top carpark and check the property before driving down any lower than the Kowhai Cabin area. (4WD only beyond this point)
This is a waterfront property with sandy sheltered beach. All day sun, wonderful views. Dinghy, and 3 kayaks, lifejackets and two 2 tonne moorings available if you have a speed boat or similar. Excellent filtered drinking water. Two fridge / freezers and one beer fridge, gas oven and hob, Gas BBQ with hood.
NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Clean all areas and do the dishes before you leave; Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);