Idyllic waterfront views as the sun comes up with your morning cup of coffee in hand - Does that sound like something you need this trip? Look no further than this simple Pakawau Bach. Welcome to Matai Cottage!
Tucked away amongst the surrounding native bush and right at the edge of the waters of Golden Bay, Matai Cottage is host to a picturesque backdrop ideal for a holiday away from the hustle and bustle. The living room, dining room and master bedroom all open out to the views, the sundeck and then down onto the waterfront lawn area.
Sleeping up to 6 guests, Matai Cottage is a great place to settle into with your family or group offering all the essentials including a BBQ for those classic kiwi summer dinners fresh off the grill and private access down to the water.
Take some time out to get away from it all or use this as a base to do some local exploring. Matai Cottage is positioned on Farewell Spit, which offers wonderful walks from the cliffs to Wharariki Beach and the walks in Kaharangi National Park.
A delightful Golden Bay escape awaits at Matai Cottage!
- Bedroom (Level 1): 1 Queen Size Bed
- Bedroom (Level 1): 1 Double Bunk
- Lounge (Level 2): 1 Sofa Bed
- Bathroom 1 (Level 1): 1 Bath, 1 Basin, 1 Shower, 1 Toilet
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.
As the property has unfenced access to the beach, adults should closely supervise young children while outside to ensure they are safe around water.
Please note the sofa bed is located in the lounge.
- Driveway (private)
- Family Friendly
- Fenced (fully)
- Hair dryer
- Ironing board
- Parking (off-street)
- Washing machine
Guest reviews for Matai CottageWe encourage reviews. Our review policy.
johnStayed March 2021
Great location and perfectly adequate 2 bedroom place
JudyStayed March 2021
Cosy bach surrounded by bush with amazing views.
MarkStayed February 2021
A lovely traditional, comfortable bach right on the beach, with plenty of birdlife to watch. Beautiful location where you can swim, fish and kayak without travelling anywhere. All your basic needs met in Collingwood, a 10 minute drive away. We had a great stay.
AnitaStayed October 2020
Very clean and tidy house, wonderful location!
DavidStayed September 2020
Georgina was very helpful with great communication. The whole experience was awesome, thanks again..Great property and stunning location.
JaniceStayed March 2020
We had a truly lovely stay at this wonderful home right on the beach, with the bush on its backdoor! I would highly recommend this property to all..
DaphneStayed February 2020
Wonderful few days in this iconic Kiwi Bach. Peaceful and quiet with the water so close for swimming at high tide. Loved being surrounded by tall Totara and Matai at the cottage.
TaniaStayed January 2020
Great traditional bach simple but had everything you needed. Lovely sitting watching the tide go in and out over the bay. Great to be able to borrow the kayaks and go for a wee paddle.
AnneStayed December 2019
Great comfortable bach with everything you need and the setting is superb. Gannets were diving into the water in front of the bach and the tuis were constant in the garden. Great location.
MicheleStayed November 2019
5 stars view with amazingly quiet surrounding. Beautiful location lots to do and see around the area.