6 January 2020 | Written by Bachcare Holiday Homes

Our top 9 Beachfront Holiday Homes

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Nothing beats a beachfront holiday home in the height of summer. Swimming, BBQs and backyard cricket are the perfect combination for an iconic Kiwi holiday.

Having over 2,000 holiday homes throughout New Zealand we’ve welcomed a wide range of stunning beachfront stays to our handpicked collection. Here’s our favourite beachfront holiday homes.


1. Cloud 9 Retreat – Karitane

Cloud 9 retreat is renowned for its peaceful environment and stunning views and direct access to the white sandy beach! The idyllic location of Karitane is a hub for ocean activities which will ensure you have your days filled with adventures including surfing, kayaking, fishing charters and stunning walks along the Huriawa Peninsula. You might even spot a seal or sea lion on your day out!

View the full listing for Cloud 9 Retreat here


2. Postcard Views – Whitianga

Wake up slowly with your morning Nespresso on the private balcony, gazing out at the incredible sea views down to the Alderman Islands. The beach is calling and is within a short walking distance. So wander down to the golden sands, where the sparkling waters welcome you for a morning dip. With space for up to 7 people, this is a perfect family-friendly beachside bach!

View the full listing for Postcard Views here


3. Golden Bay Beach House

Golden Bay Beach House is a stunning bohemian beachfront villa and converted boathouse, set on 4.3 hectares of land. Feel like royalty with 250 metres of private sandy beachfront at your doorstep, as well as your very own tranquil lake! Here you are guarantee spectacular views all round.

Let the estate’s eclectic style win your heart, as you marvel at the antique furniture, art collection, private library and baby grand piano. Golden Bay Beach House oh-so-effortlessly combines modern luxuries with old-school glamour.

View the full listing for Golden Bay Beach House here


4. Pacific Beachfront – Hot Water Beach

Contemporary design weaves a comfortable yet stylish atmosphere through the living spaces. The spacious layout ensures every guest has more than enough space to unwind and get into holiday mode. Start the day with a Nespresso coffee and a soak in the ocean-facing bath, or make the most of an ocean at your doorstep and take the kayak out for a spin.

View the full listing for Pacific Beachfront here


5. Absolute Waterfront – Matarangi

This Matarangi holiday house includes well appointed open plan living, with ample room to relax and unwind making it perfect for a romantic getaway at the beach. A heat pump ensures year round comfort, or make the most of the seamless indoor/outdoor flow for your refreshing summer escape!

View the full listing for Absolute Waterfront here


6. Beachfront Escape – Snells Beach

This Snells Beach holiday home includes well appointed open plan living, with generous windows to capture sunshine and panoramic views… Unwind on the sofa and look out to the ocean, share lazy brunches around the breakfast bar, or set yourself up on the deck for amazing al fresco summers. The deck is an ideal spot to enjoy the sun loungers and settle into a slower pace of life, fire up the BBQ for a slice of Kiwiana, or enjoy the spacious lawn reserve for family games in the sun – direct beachfront access makes days in the sand and sea a must!

View the full listing for Beachfront Escape here


7. Kohi Point – Ohope

Wake up with a dip in the sparkling waters, and rinse off under Kohi Point’s outdoor shower. After breakfast, wander around the bay to secluded Otarawairere Bay, the hidden jewel of the Whakatāne-Ōhope area. Kohi Point has boat parking on site for long days out on the water, and keen explorers will love the many beach and clifftop walking tracks – the Kohi Point Scenic Track is a must!

View the full listing for Kohi Point here


8. The Blue House – Papamoa

This Papamoa holiday home includes open-plan living downstairs, with generous windows throughout to capture sunny views! The comfortable lounge leads onto the large deck for dining al fresco, or dine indoors where the amazing views continue… The modern kitchen is well appointed with a brilliant ocean outlook.

View the full listing for The Blue House here


9. The Breakers – Whangapoua

The open plan layout of The Breakers, creates an easy flow from one room to the next, inviting you to indulge! The high stud ceilings and indoor-outdoor living create the ultimate sanctuary, and are the perfect accompaniment to the serene, laid back beach atmosphere! A stunning location for your next corporate retreat or family gathering.

View the full listing for The Breakers here


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