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Mermaid's Rest - Kaikoura Holiday Home

South Bay Parade, Kaikoura, North Canterbury

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  • 8 People
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Yes Outside Only
  • Wifi
  • Pet Friendly Inside Welcome


Park the boat, drop your bags, and make your way upstairs to check out the breathtaking views! Welcome to Mermaid’s Rest!

This two-level bay beauty has so much to offer with a floor plan carefully curated for comfort, convenience, and to hero those spectacular views.

A modern, open-plan kitchen and dining setting downstairs is perfect for coming together to enjoy a meal, while the upstairs living with its seamless indoor-outdoor flow onto the deck is all about superb sunsets over a drink with your holiday companions.

Later, settle in to watch your favourites on the Smart TV, or stage a family board game challenge! And yes, there most certainly is WiFi so you can post your favourite snaps and check on the weather conditions for tomorrow!

Four ground-floor bedrooms, an additional toilet and a bathroom, complete with Cleopatra tub, comfortably accommodate up to seven guests here at Mermaid's Rest, making this the ideal base for almost any getaway to this unique piece of paradise.

Being just a one-minute drive and three-minute walk from the boat ramp, you really are hitting the jackpot when snapping up this gem of a holiday home. Come summer it’s near impossible to find a trailer park once you’ve launched, but by staying at Mermaid’s Rest you can just drive home and run back!

Imagine coming off the water and being home with your fresh catch ready for the BBQ in minutes! Enjoy your meal alfresco in the garden as the kids and the dog make the most of the fully fenced section.

Of course, Kaikōura isn’t just famous for fishing, there’s also whale and dolphin watching, fur seal colonies, and great walks with rewarding sea and mountain views.

Make this your home away from home for your family getaway and you’ll be a five to seven-minute drive from Dolphin Encounter, Whale Watch Kaikōura, and the town centre, and a three-minute walk from the South Bay Recreation Reserve and the start of the famous Kaikōura Peninsula Walkway.

Find your perfect slice of serenity here at Mermaid's Rest!

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Bedroom Configuration

  • Bedroom 1 (Level 1): 1 King Size Bed
  • Bedroom 2 (Level 1): 1 King Size Bed
  • Bedroom 3 (Level 1): 1 Queen Size Bed, 1 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 (Level 1): 1 Single Bed

Bathroom Configuration

  • Bathroom 1 (Level 1): 1 Bath, 1 Basin, 1 Shower, 1 Toilet

Pet Friendly

Yes Inside.
Pets can come too! A small pet friendly fee of $20 + GST for up to two pets will apply.

Linen available at additional charge

Available at this property for $25 per person. You’ll see the option for our linen service in the ‘Add-Ons’ section during your booking.

Special Conditions

There is another property on this section that may be occupied during your stay. It is also available as a holiday rental through Bachcare, and may be available for rent in conjunction with Mermaid's Rest for larger groups. To view the property, search property ID 1063672 for Mermaid's Hideaway.

Guests should bring their own Nespresso compatible pods to make use of the available machine.


  • Bath
  • BBQ
  • Coffee machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Driveway (shared)
  • Dryer
  • Family Friendly
  • Fenced (fully)
  • Freeview
  • Fridge / Freezer
  • Hair dryer
  • Heat pump
  • Iron
  • Microwave
  • Mobile cellphone Reception
  • Oven
  • Parking (off-street)
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • WIFI
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Guest reviews for Mermaid's Rest

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Stayed October 2021

So comfortable and excellent view point. Huge parking area and very convenient place to go to sea. Well prepared house and we loved Bluetooth 😍 unforgettable experience.

Stayed September 2021

Excellent location, plenty of room , tidy, clean and a pleasure to stay at

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