Kereru - Waiheke Holiday Home

Crescent Road East, Ostend, Waiheke Island

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  • 6 People
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • No Smoking
  • Wifi


Named after the native wood pigeon, Kereru is the perfect place to call home for your stay on Waiheke. This charming 2-bedroom holiday home plus a separate (unpowered) studio is a stylish and relaxing retreat in Ostend, perfect for a couples weekend away or family vacation.

Enjoy ultimate relaxation with fresh linen included in the nightly rate, and all the mod-cons you'll need for your trip - including Wi-Fi, heat pumps and Nespresso machine!

Kereru is beautifully decorated, with relaxed beachy vibes and eclectic pops of colour and style throughout. Take delight in the beautiful polished wooden floors, bohexmian art, comfy couches and luxurious beds.

The spacious and sun-drenched living areas open onto three large wooden decks, waiting for you to BBQ and picnic in the summer sun. Wake up slow in the morning before enjoying your morning coffee in the sunshine. The indulgent slipper bathtub in the bathroom is the perfect place for a soak at the end of the day.

Kereru has two bedrooms both with Queen-sized beds, a large bathroom and a modern kitchen to bring out the gourmet chef in you. For larger groups, there is a separate unpowered studio (with a fold-out couch big enough for two) for those wanting to "glamp" out close to home.

Centrally located near Ostend village, Kereru is a 15-minute scenic stroll to the supermarket and shops, as well as the famous Waiheke Saturday Market - treat yourself to artisan crafts and delicious homemade goods. You'll love being less than 20-minutes walk or a short drive from the sparkling waters of Palm Beach. Vineyards, adventure activities, and Oneroa are all within a brief driving distance, and the bus stop is right around the corner.

Find your happy place away from the hustle and bustle, and wake to the joyful sound of New Zealand’s native birdlife at Kereru!

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Bedroom Configuration

  • Studio (Level 1): 1 Sofa Bed
  • Bedroom (Level 1): 1 Queen Size Bed
  • Bedroom (Level 1): 1 Queen Size Bed

Bathroom Configuration

  • Bathroom 1 (Level 1): 1 Bath, 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 studio is only available November - April and is without power. Outside of these months, only the main house is available which sleeps 4 people.

This house is set across different levels so guests should take care when using the interior steps between the different living areas and bathroom.

The 2 bedrooms in the main house are accessed through the bathroom from the main living area.

The shallow steps leading from the driveway to the front deck do not have handrails. All guests should take care when walking up the driveway and to prevent falls.

The driveway is uneven, and a 4 wheel drive car may be required in certain weather conditions.


  • Bath
  • BBQ
  • Coffee machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Driveway (private)
  • Dryer
  • Fenced (fully)
  • Freeview
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Hair dryer
  • Heat pump
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Mobile cellphone Reception
  • Oven
  • Parking (off-street)
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • WIFI
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Guest reviews for Kereru

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Stayed January 2020

Beautiful property in the trees with lots of native birds

Stayed April 2019

Lovely outlook and location central to everything on the island, excellent outdoor areas for soaking up the sun. Great kitchen & Coffee machine was a nice bonus! Will not hesitate to stay again.

Stayed April 2019

Kereru is a great bach, with a convenient location near Ostend shops and Palm Beach. The living and outdoor areas are comfortable and spacious.

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