Wairangi Beach Cottage - Paihia Beach House

  • 8 People
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • No Smoking
  • Wifi


Wairangi is a four bedroom beach house located in the historic precinct of Paihia and situated on the site of the first Mission House erected by the Rev. William Williams.

The house has beach front views with grassed areas in the front and back of the property which is great for families. Free WIFI and Linen are included.

It is located on Marsden Road which is the main entry point into the Paihia township and as such it can be busy at times.

The holiday home features a spacious living/dining area with French doors leading onto a large timber deck with unobstructed sea views, a full kitchen and 4 double bedrooms. There are three bedrooms upstairs, two containing one queen bed each and one with two king single beds. The main bathroom is also located upstairs. The forth bedroom is downstairs with a queen size bed. There is a shower and toilet downstairs. A porta-cot is available making this property suitable for couples or families.

Even in winter, experience the rich heritage of the area- Waitangi, Keri Keri and Russell. Visit Cape Reinga and enjoy sliding down the sand dunes, eat fish and chips on the wharf at Mangonui or book an enthralling fishing trip.

Modern amenities also include a Smart TV, DVD Player, dishwasher, microwave and reverse cycle air conditioner. All of this plus you will be just minutes away from the shops, cafes, ferries and various leisure activities.

Come and enjoy the magic of the Bay of Islands.

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Bedroom Configuration

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

Bathroom Configuration

  • Bathroom 1 (Level 2): 1 Basin, 1 Shower, 1 Toilet
  • Bathroom 2 (Level 1): 1 Basin, 1 Shower, 1 Toilet

Linen included

You’ll be glad to know linen is included in the nightly rate

Special Conditions

Please note that the property can only accomodate a max of 6 adults at all times.

Check in is 3pm.

You'll be glad to know linen is included in the nightly rate.

As the property has unfenced access to the beach, adults should closely supervise young children while outside to ensure they are safe around water.

Due to the proximity to town, there may be some noise heard from the property.


  • Air conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Beachfront
  • Dishwasher
  • Driveway (private)
  • Dryer
  • Family Friendly
  • Fenced (fully)
  • Freeview
  • Freezer
  • Hair dryer
  • Heat pump
  • Iron
  • Microwave
  • Mobile cellphone Reception
  • Oven
  • Parking (off-street)
  • Port-A-Cot
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • WIFI
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Guest reviews for Wairangi Beach Cottage

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Stayed June 2022

Everything we needed was all provided, had an enjoyable, comfortable stay. We all had the best sleeps too, thank you!

Stayed March 2022

House is in a great location to town. It is well equipped and the four bedroom are well spaced and private to each other. We had no issues accessing the house but it does get a lot of noise from the street due to its location and exposure.

Stayed January 2022

Overall, a very nice place. Well presented and appointed. Perfect location being within walking distance of all tourist activities for Paihia.

Stayed September 2021

The house is in the perfect location for accessing Paihia by foot. It’s a lovely house with 4 bedrooms and two bathrooms. My favourite part of the house is the front lawn, great for playing games with the kids.

Stayed June 2021

We went to Wairangi Cottage for a girls long weekend and had a fabulous time. The property exceeded our expectations. The Cottage was absolutely lovely, well presented upon our arrival, heat pump and lights already on. The kitchen had everything we needed and the beds were very comfy. The views were wonderful, we probably spent more time at the Cottage, just chilling out and talking, than we had intended.We would highly recommend the Cottage, so close to everything but lovely and quiet. Debbie the manager was very helpful and was a great communicator, lovely to deal with.

Stayed June 2021

Quality accomodation in an excellent location directly opposite the beach. Just perfect for a family get away, all ammenities supplied. A wonderful stay.

Stayed May 2021

10, in every possible warm cosy property

Stayed April 2021

We absolutely loved our stay. The house was in a perfect location. It had everything we needed. Highly recommend staying here to anyone who is looking at visiting Paihia.

Stayed April 2021

Fantastic house for families, so well equipped for babies and children. We throughly enjoyed our stay. Will be back hopefully in the summer.

Stayed January 2021

Lovely view, lots of space for our family of 6. Thanks for sharing your property with us. Well managed by bachcare.

Stayed January 2021

We stayed at Wairangi Cottage for a week in January and the property was absolutely stunning and couldn’t have been better. Our Bachcare Manager Debbie was so lovely, great with communication and we cannot thank her enough.

Stayed November 2020

Fantastic stay at Wairangi Cottage. So much care and communication from the manager. Our group loved the premier location of this property. The bedding was comfortable and details such as portacot and inclusive linen was perfect when travelling a long distance! Would thoroughly recommend staying here.

Stayed November 2020

Beautiful bach in a fabulous location - thoroughly enjoyed our days here - many thanks

Stayed October 2020

We really enjoyed staying at Wairangi Cottage! The location was perfect and the property was huge. We found the cottage very cosy and the property manager was friendly and efficient. Would certainly love to stay again in the future.

Stayed September 2020

Beautiful property with lovely amenities

Stayed September 2020

Fantastic location, very comfortable property, lovely views of the bay

Stayed September 2020

Great location - over the road from the beach, close to Paihia shops and wharf etc. Great place for a multi-generation family, lots of space outside.

Stayed August 2020

Fantastic, well-equipped house and outstanding location. Bed warmers on every bed were welcomed by all over a winter weekend. Beach towels came in very handy. Excellent communications with the property manager. However, there were noisy people passing by outside or nearby every night, very late, even off season. I played my “white noise” app and went back to sleep.

Stayed February 2020

Wonderful bach. More spacious than we imagined. Great location. We had a wonderful stay.

Stayed January 2020

Lovely house. Close to town. Can be a bit noisy at times.

Stayed October 2019

This is the best holiday house i have ever stayed, not only the house itself, but also the friendly staff from bachcare. Thank you. will definitely come back again. Highly recommend.

Stayed October 2019

We had a fantastic stay at this perfectly appointed and well positioned house. Town is just a 5min stroll away, the beach is right across the road and the big lawn at the front was perfect for the kids to run and kick a ball around on. Debbie, our holiday manager was so friendly, helpful and welcoming. We will definitely be back - a perfect place to stay if you’re visiting the beautiful Bay of Islands.

Stayed May 2019

Very nicely situated property. Good that we could have our dogs here, housed in our vehicle.

Bachcare replied

Hi Robin, we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the property. While this is not a pet friendly property, do check out our range of pet friendly properties so your dogs don't have to stay in the car for future stays with Bachcare.

Stayed May 2019

Had a wonderful stay. Debbie was amazing. Very accommodating. House is lovely and the location is amazing. Stunning views. Ten out of ten from us :)

Stayed February 2019

The house is great. The beach is just across the street. Everything you need is in the house and the wharf is a 5 min walk if you want to go on a boat trip or take the ferry to Russell. Thanks very much for a great stay.

Stayed January 2019

Beautiful air conditioned accommodation with large airy rooms, great location and everything needed for that luxury-tinged home away from home experience.

Stayed January 2019

A very pleasant and well-located property, right on the beach.

Stayed January 2019

Amazing location - great property. Would absolutely stay there again.

Stayed December 2018

Perfect location & well serviced with linen & furnishings

Stayed October 2018

Excellent property with great location to Paihia town. All walking distance and close to the Waitangi MTB Park.

Stayed September 2018

The location of this property was fantastic with most things needed within walking distance. The property was spotless and the great weather meant we got to experience the beauty of Paihia too. We will book this place again!

Stayed December 2017

Excellent position, lovely clean home. Very suitable for a family of three generations

Stayed August 2018

yes we had a wonderful stay and would recommend it to others

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