Situated on the beautiful Whangaumu Bay, Nautilus is suitable for the whole family!
This spacious home consists of 3 self-contained areas; the main house with the main kitchen and living areas, two full bathrooms, and another small kitchen downstairs. Attached to the front of the house upstairs is the flat, which sleeps three people has a full bathroom and kitchen, lounge, separate entry and deck adjoining the main deck.
Enjoy the comfort of this spacious beach house with the downstairs games room (table tennis and darts) and sun porch overlooking the surrounding native bush. Large decks surround the house, catching all day sun - the perfect spot to relax after a day on the beach and enjoy your BBQs - Bliss!
The garden is fully fenced and flat, creating a safe playground for kids to run around (when they're not at the beach!). Nautilus is just 50m from gorgeous Whangaumu Bay, a safe white sand swimming beach. Boat launching for the boaties is just a 2-minute drive down the road, while others may enjoy fishing off the rocks at either end of the bay or just fossicking in the rock pools.
Walk to Ngunguru around the rock for a coffee at Salt Air Cafe, or a feed of fish'n'chip - world-famous on the coast. Tutukaka village is a scenic short drive from the house - you can enjoy an evening drink while the Fishermans catch is being weighed, and dinner at one of the local cafes.
For the avid divers, there is the magnificent Poor Knights Islands and the sunken wreck of the 'Waikato' to explore. Surfers and walkers alike will enjoy beautiful Matapouri Bay, Whale Bay and Sandy Bay (all within a 15-minute drive.)
For your next trip away this summer, stop by Nautilus!
- Bedroom (Level 2): 1 King Size Bed
- Bedroom (Level 2): 1 Queen Size Bed
- Bedroom (Level 2): 1 Single Bed
- Bedroom (Level 2): 2 Single Bed
- Bedroom (Level 2): 1 Queen Size Bed
- Bedroom (Level 1): 1 Queen Size Bed, 1 Single Bed
- Bedroom (Level 1): 2 Bunk Bed
- Games Room (Level 1):
- Bathroom 1 (Level 2): 1 Bath, 1 Basin, 1 Shower, 1 Toilet
- Bathroom 2 (Level 2): 1 Basin, 1 Shower, 1 Toilet
- Bathroom 3 (Level 1): 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.
Please note that due to the number and the steepness of the stairs and steps at this property it may not be suitable for guests with young children or guests with mobility issues.
As the deck barrier is below 1 metre high, all guests should take care in this area due to the risk of falls.
April 2021: Please note that the woodburning fire cannot be used until further notice.
- Coffee machine
- Driveway (private)
- Family Friendly
- Fenced (fully)
- Fireplace (open / wood)
- Hair dryer
- High chair
- Mobile cellphone Reception
- Parking (off-street)
- Washing machine
- Wood supplies
Guest reviews for NautilusWe encourage reviews. Our review policy.
ManjulaStayed February 2021
The location is great as very short walk to beach. We had a big group but place accommodate all without any issues. It's a typical old kiwi batch so don't expect any luxuries. Everyone loved the games available .Property manager was great with quick responses. We spent a week there with family and dogs (it's a dog friendly beach too) and everyone loved it (except for one issue which we advised to the manager). Also be pepared for lot of mosquitoes.
corinaStayed January 2021
Great place to stay for a big group. Very handy to swimming bay.
AlysonStayed December 2020
A large seaside bach with plenty of room for a large family group within easy walking distance of the beach. The house needs some general maintenance but was well equiped and we enjoyed our stay.
CarolynStayed November 2020
Great views, and so close to beach. The house has lots of room and self contained areas. Great place for large families, maybe not for small children or the elderly, who aren't good with stairs.
Thank you for your feedback Carolyn. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. We have added a special condition to the listing to highlight your concerns about the suitability of this property for the very young or people with mobility issues.
JazStayed November 2020
Amazing home to stay in with a large family. Had so much space to lounge and such a neat home to relax for a few days. Had family come from near and far just to get together and take some time out from work. We ate lots and enjoyed cooking in the spacious kitchen. Loved the pretty beach decor found in all the bedrooms and living areas a well loved and decorated home. Had an awesome downstairs playroom with ping-pong and dart board and tons of board games. Would love to come back here to stay again in future, so close to the beach and had heaps of coastline to discover. Spent everyday in the ocean either fishing, diving or just swimming as a family. Thank you to the Nyssen Whanau for sharing your amazing Home, certainly a peice of a paradise.
MiriamStayed January 2020
Great Well equipped Bach that can accomodate a large group. The location was brilliant with easy access to 3 beautiful beaches.