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Places to stay in Ruatoria

Places to stay in Ruatoria
Our place is newly built, behind a historic building, only metres from the beautiful Tokomaru Bay Beach. The facilities are all modern, with heat pump/air conditioning, acomodating 4 people with style, comfort and ease. One queen bed is in the lounge as a pull down/retractable and the second in a separate bedroom. Shower and toilet is an ensuite shared by all guests but accessed through the bedroom.
Comfortable, airy, light, modern,warm in winter, cool in summer, so so close to such a beautiful beach, with a colourful garden to relax beside.
Our place at Tokomaru Beach is only metres from this pristine East Coast Beach, a fabulous new children's playground, and a short walk from a fully stocked if small, supermarket, gas station, excellent fish and chips, along with a stunning new cafe. There is also the local Tavern, a 'Must Visit' for relaxed dinners, coffee on the deck overlooking the bay, and more. All of these amenities are easily reached by a stunning stroll along the beach, or making use of the brand new paved footpaths around town, or the wide grass walk ways. Tokomaru Beach itself is one of New Zealands great coastal ( secret) treasures - 5km or so of white sand walking, listening to the surf, excellent swimming in the waves and/or the beach lagoons for little ones, fishing and surfing ( reef) for those looking for more.
  • Such a nice spot, everything you need is there, home away from home.

    Rylie2020-03-10T00:00:00Z
  • Very clean and tidy with all the comfort of home, great location for a stay at Tokomaru Bay. Very welcoming hosts. We enjoyed our short stay here after traveling the East Cape heading south

    Mark2020-03-07T00:00:00Z
  • We had a lovely stay at Barry’s place! You just can’t beat the location- we had a tonne of fun at the beach which is just steps the from the property! The place was beautifully decorated and had everything you you needed. Thanx so much for hosting us!

    Lauren2020-03-03T00:00:00Z
  • All great. Very welcoming and comfortable

    Kaaren2020-03-02T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely home, lovely place

    Wendy2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely spot in Paradise. Wish we could have stayed longer.

    Glenys2020-02-29T00:00:00Z
  • Great place to stay clean spacious comfortable wonderful beach

    Maureen2020-02-28T00:00:00Z
  • A wonderful spot right next to Tokomaru Bay. Very comfortable & everything you need. A 15 minute walk to Te Puka Tavern. Very quiet & tranquil.

    Janey2020-02-25T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Guest suite


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Tokomaru Bay, Gisborne, New Zealand

    soak up the peace and quiet..enjoy coffee or tea out on the deck...Read magazines and books and if you like reading theres other books to read..
    a quiet retreat for guest who love the quietness..this 1954 villa has alot of potential ...it has gardens all around..close vicinity to our local RSA..hop skip and a jump...you get awsome views of our famous St Marys Church from our decking area..a carport is joined onto the house where we have extra clothes lines to cater for rainy days..you can also relax under the carport and enjoy the breeze..and the sound of.the birds..the beach is 10 minutes drive from our home you can go for walks on the beach and do surf cast fishing..unfortunately our beach is not safe to swim in so no swimming allowed..our villa is very cosy and comfortable..my husband and i live on the premises..and have no problem having guests..
    our neighbours are beautiful people a lot of them are retired and hence the quietness..if you go to our local RSA you will meet a few of them there..
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Tikitiki, Gisborne, New Zealand

    Stranded in Paradise guesthouse is a Lonely Planet top pick with a 5star TripAdvisor rating. There is a large covered outside deck directly from the living areas to view the horizon and stunning views. The grounds are well planted and there are lots of birdlife. It is situated in the small coastal town of Tokomaru Bay, 1 hour from Gisborne. The town has a pub on the beach, a café and a four square supermarket with petrol and ATM. Half hour drive to Cooks Cove Walkway and Mt Hikurangi.
    Two types of loft rooms are available. One has three single beds on a mezzanine floor (marae or Japanese style on the ground) with a balcony off it. The other if this is booked is a 2 bed loft. You can see the sunrise from here. Either can be booked as a share room or as a twin.
  • Outstanding view and hospitality. Advertised as eco I didn't know what to expect-- but it has all the full amenities lights power showers, the works in a beautiful handcrafted lodge- lots of wood- is new and sparkling clean but also has rustic character. Loved my loft bed and the cabin. And lots of space for guests to have privacy. Angus went out of his way to fix the mudflap on my car and Leeanne to let me know local spots. Also learned some history of the area. A unique corner of NZ with gorgeous beach. Highly recommended. And I like the community.

    Bev2020-02-19T00:00:00Z
  • Great stay - Leanne was very welcoming. Amazing views 😊

    Kath2020-02-08T00:00:00Z
  • A fantastic place to stay one or a few nights on your trip around the cape.

    Björn2020-02-07T00:00:00Z
  • The location and view is stunning. Waking up to the sunrise over the ocean was amazing. The kitchen facilities were great and spotless. A pleasure to cook in. Angus and Leanne were very welcoming, and gave us lots of great advice on the local sights and facilities in town as well as what we should do heading up the coast. We had a great day around East Cape thanks to them. A lovely place to stay.

    Grant2020-02-06T00:00:00Z
  • A great place to stay! Beautiful view over the sea. Leanne and Angus are great hosts.

    Richard2020-02-03T00:00:00Z
  • This place is really special and run by authentic people who have great local knowledge and are very hospitable. The views are incredible and the space is well set up. We wish we had the time to stay longer. Definitely will return for a longer stay. Highly recommended.

    Polly2020-01-31T00:00:00Z
  • I’m a full on northern california hippie, so this place was my ideal stay. If you’re into being eco friendly at all, you’ll love it as well. The space is cozy and inviting, and Leanne and Angus are very sweet. Totally would come back.

    Celeste2020-01-27T00:00:00Z
  • Leanne and Angus where great hosts paired with a beautiful, idyllic spot! Very clean, with lots of lovely ‘home’ touches. Definitely one to check out on your way through!

    Katie2020-01-26T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Shared room


    Property Type

    Chalet


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    1

    Tokomaru Bay, Gisborne, New Zealand

    Newly renovated semi-detached self-contained apartment situated on a goldfish farm overlooking the historic wharf The Animals on the farm are; About 20 varieties of goldfish Axolotls, black, white and gold Chinese Quail Sheep Cows Goats Chickens
    A crayfish pot is available if you want to try your hand at catching them from the wharf
    Tokomaru Bay Has a four square supermarket with a 24 hour petrol stop, The local boat ramp is across the road from the local tavern where you can order meals or just have a quiet drink and watch the sea The beach has miles of sand, great surf, swimming and fishing and is very quiet At the northern end of Tokomaru Bay there are freezing works ruins and a wharf of some historical interest which is great for family fishing.
  • The listing does not do this place justice. Phenomenal views and a really relaxing place to stay. Our hosts were really welcoming and we enjoyed chatting and getting to know them.

    Polly2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • A very nice country house with a beautiful view The apartment is very spacious and maybe a bit old school but cool

    OliveR2020-02-18T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely accommodation with beautiful views. Lovely hosts and great shower. Will definitely come back.

    Tania2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • Stan is a lovely guy in a really special corner of the world. He was polite and happy to see us despite the late hour of our arrival, and the view that we awoke to in the morning was fantastic. He has a lovely Lab called Xena too, who was VERY happy to see us. Incredible value for larger groups, probably perfect for stag do's, fishing trips, and the like.

    Edward2020-02-15T00:00:00Z
  • Thanks for the great stay. Loved the place, the location, the views, the amenities, the tour. Fantastic place. Really unique and very beautiful.

    Lynda2020-02-14T00:00:00Z
  • A Million dollar view of Tokomaru Bay, clean and spacious with some thoughtful extras included. Great for star gazing, surf scoping and relaxing. Fascinating history told by Stan and great to walk doing the ornamental fish farm and meet all the animals. Another cracking Air BnB experience.

    Erik2020-02-11T00:00:00Z
  • Fabulous views. Nice and spacious house, very comfortable. Happily stay there again.

    Phillip2020-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • A gem of a place on the hill overlooking Tokomaru Bay. Clean, modern amenities. Stan, his partner and dog were excellent hosts.

    Barney2020-02-08T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Farm stay


    Accommodates

    8


    Bedrooms

    2

    Tokomaru Bay, Gisborne, New Zealand

    Our place is close to the beach and has great views of the bay. It is a small guesthouse called Stranded in Paradise and a Lonely Planet top pick for Gisborne/Hawkes Bay area and has a Trip Advisor 5 Star rating. Shared bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen and covered deck offering stunning views. A perfect place to base yourself to view the East Cape, Anaura and Tolaga Bay. Good for couples, solo travellers and families (with kids).
    Double bed with two bunk beds or if unavailable a double cabin with a small single bed.
  • Awesome facilities, beautiful view, love the amenities and taking the initiative with helping the environment.

    Holly2020-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • Leanne and Angus are wonderful people and they are fantastic hosts. Solitude and peace with spectacular beach views are worth the trip to Tokomaru Bay. We will be back that's for sure. Loved the eco lodge. Exactly what we wanted.

    Michelle2020-02-24T00:00:00Z
  • The East Cape is an amazing part of New Zealand that more people should experience. Leanne and Angus were fantastic and very accommodating making everything as simple as with great local advice. Genuine kiwis, giving a genuine kiwi experience

    Roger2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • The Ecolodge is simply the best place to stay in Tokomaru Bay, chances are you'll be looking for reasons to extend your stay

    Gregory2020-02-08T00:00:00Z
  • Great location and hosts

    Brian2020-02-03T00:00:00Z
  • one of the very best

    Christine2020-01-29T00:00:00Z
  • A nice and very tidy place to spend a few days!

    Sabine2020-01-28T00:00:00Z
  • Good location

    Michael2020-01-26T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Chalet


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Tokomaru Bay, Gisborne, New Zealand

    Come to paradise to a home away from home, with all the amenities of a full kitchen, and comforts of two lounging areas. The bedroom has a king sized bed for two, and in the second lounge area are two single sofa beds. Electric blankets on all beds during winter.
    You have exclusive use of the deck, living, dining, kitchen and bedroom areas. The hallway door to the shared bathroom and toilet is locked for your privacy.
    our beach is five minutes walk, the local grocery store is the same walk, and we have the famous tokomaru wharf which if your walking will take you about 1 hour. Our local pub is great for an evening meal, and the view over the bay is breathtaking. A five minute walk can get you to Cafe 35, they produce a great latte, and the famous paua pie.
  • What a delightful and well provisioned AB&B. It was spacious, clean and self contained and an ideal stopping place on the east cape tour. Rohatai and Pine were there to welcome us on arrival and were friendly and communicative throughout our short stay. We enjoyed chatting with them and hearing about their plans for the future. They certainly went the extra mile to make our stay enjoyable and this was appreciated.

    Ian2020-01-30T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful house and friendly and helpful host ! Highly recommend !

    Christelle2020-01-27T00:00:00Z
  • Great house - more spacious than I expected from photos. Very neat and tidy too and well appointed with everything we needed. Beautiful garden and surrounds and friendly host too - would definitely recommend.

    Natalie2020-01-23T00:00:00Z
  • Great place to stay, beautiful beach, great hosts and very comfortable accommodation. Rohatai and Pine looked after us well. Even brought some of their amazing glass from their Gallery. I would highly recommend staying at their awesome accommodation.

    Alan2020-01-08T00:00:00Z
  • Our stay at Tokomaru Bay was really nice. We really loved the design of the house, Rohatai and Pine were really hospitable, and of course we enjoyed the pub.

    David2020-01-05T00:00:00Z
  • Rohatai is a warm and welcoming host who went the extra mile to ensure we were comfortable during our stay. The house itself is modern, spacious and eco friendly as they recycle all waste water and have an eco toilet. It is also well located just a short walk from local cafes and the beach. Rohatai also runs a small gallery on the property which is worth checking out! Would love to stay again :)

    Mike2020-01-03T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing hosts, beautiful place...simply stunning. Highly recommend

    Junko2020-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Good place, clean, and have a big living area. The bio-loo is environment-friendly.

    Sun2019-12-31T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Tokomaru Bay, Gisborne, New Zealand

    Paradise Whakatekateka is near the mouth of the Waiapu river and the Sea.The House was built in 1950-53.Used to be a 3 bedroom,but 2 rooms were turned into a Sitting room/dining room.Has 1 doublebed,kitchen Bathroom,Heeps of Parking area,Sea views,Maori Culture,Big Sleeping Quarters with open fire and Maori entertainment,Maori Earthoven(Hangi)to cook food,Great forFishing,Historical Places,Historical Mount Hikurangi with history,No inside toilet but a long drop.Sea views.Own par 5 golf course.
    Awesome view when the sun rises from the sea,and when it sets.Has its own history with great stories.Seven Soldiers who fought for King and Country were from Whakatekateka.Whakatekateka's name come from the famed sweet kumara.You could see clearly the 5 carved features on Mount Hikurangi when on a clear morning.It was here,near the Waiapu river ''Te Hatepe that the gospel was first introduced.
    we have schools in our local community,have RSA.to socialise,super market store not far,Vege Gardens.Greatest All Black Fullback George Nepia is buried nearby.
  • a fantastic area, river, Ocean, mountains, climbing on the Hikurandi Mountain and see the wooden carvings below the top. It is a very Basic place in this lonesome area and the 70 years old Tamati is very friendly.

    Ronald2020-02-18T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    1

    Tikitiki, Gisborne, New Zealand

    Te Poutapeta is a Historic Places Trust listed building. Up until the 1980s it served as the community Post Office. Our family run it as a B&B or Holiday House but do not live on site. Guests have the entire house at their disposable. We provide continental breakfast. The Post Office is a one minute walk to our long and expansive beach. You’ll love our Poutapeta for its history, spaciousness and comfort. It is relaxing and unspoilt. Nau mai, haramai!
    Te Poutapeta has 3 bedrooms; the Postmaster's Office, the Mail Sorting Room and the Mail Clerk's Office. There are two bathrooms each with a shower and toilet. The lounge and dining room is huge with comfortable furnishings, a piano (belonging to the host's great-grandmother), tv, library and games. There is a fully outfitted kitchen and dining room located towards the back of the Post Office.
    Tokomaru Bay was once a thriving community of 5000 people, now there are about 300 residents, 90% Maori and we have a long and interesting history. There is a well stocked Four Square supermarket, a tavern overlooking the sea which is a great place for dinner, 4 marae, a craft shop and soon to be opening cafe and fish & chip shop.
  • A step back in time was fantastic, thank you so much for your fabulous hospitality

    Faye2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • A quirky old building with lots of space. Nice to have two bathrooms when traveling as two couples.

    Bronwyn2020-02-06T00:00:00Z
  • So much character, an amazing old building! Great beach just across the road. A great place to stay for a night :)

    Greg2020-01-28T00:00:00Z
  • Outstanding home in Tokomaru Bay. We stayed nearly 10 days - best decision ever. Congratulations to Hugh's Birth.

    Ngahuia2020-01-24T00:00:00Z
  • Outstanding home in Tokomaru Bay. We stayed nearly 10 days - best decision ever. Ngā Mihi ki Te Whanau Hugh’s.

    Ngahuia2020-01-24T00:00:00Z
  • One of the best airbnb's on the east coast, location, location. Beds are comfortable and everything there to cook kaimoana.

    Ngahuia2020-01-18T00:00:00Z
  • Wonderful hosts, excellent communication, a special place to visit.

    Rachael2020-01-02T00:00:00Z
  • A fantastic place with great space and perfect location. Lovely touches by the host and a wonderful breakfast! Couldn’t ask for more

    Sarah2019-11-17T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Villa


    Accommodates

    7


    Bedrooms

    3

    Tokomaru Bay, Gisborne, New Zealand

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    This is a fully insulated new build. The secure and lockable windows and doors are double glazed. The doors open out to a country view of hills, and farm animals. It’s very cosy, it's private, warm in winter, cool in summer, and surrounded by nature. We live on the land, and are happy to chat to our guests, or leave them to chill out if that’s what they prefer.
    Guests enter the bathrooms past the house, by the side door to the main house (Kaingarua), the washing machine, ironing board and iron are in the hallway for your use. As the beds of the Chalet are covered with extra thick rubber mattress liners, for comfort, electric blankets must not be used. Wool blankets and heater are supplied.
    The Te Puka Pub is great for a latte, and a hot meal. I reccommend the battered fish. We have a store (Four Square) We run our own seaglass gallery, there is another gallery with a variety of art, just a two minute drive down the road, and another down by the wharf. Just a few hundred metres away for essentials, at a reasonable price. We have a beautiful bay, quiet beach, horses, and friendly locals.
  • This is a stylish, eco friendly place with very comfortable beds. The fruit trees will make a good screen from the road. All new, clean and fresh.

    Jill2020-02-23T00:00:00Z
  • Lovely hosts, couldn’t do enough for us. Very tranquil setting with the beach nearby. Slept really well. Hope to stay here again if we pass this way again

    Celia2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • Nice and clean room just off the road when you are passing through the East Cape. The complimentary breakfast is nice and sufficient. The whole place is environmentally conscious, also not unimportant at times like these. Rohatai is really friendly and nice to talk to. Recommended!

    Paul2020-02-10T00:00:00Z
  • Very nice

    Achim2020-02-08T00:00:00Z
  • A very clean cabin with continental breakfast, fruits and clean bathroom facilities.

    Lynda2020-01-04T00:00:00Z
  • Located just a small walk to the beach, this stay is the perfect little getaway. The room itself is incredibly clean and tidy and surprisingly warm for a room with large windows over looking the garden. It is really modern and stylish but has a comfortable, rustic feel to it. The "kitchen" area is stocked with every thing that you need for a short stay plus extra. It is East-Coast-Hospitality at its finest and the hosts have done a really good job with the place. We also appreciated their efforts in making their place sustainable and environmentally friendly. We rate this place 10/10 and would highly recommend this for anyone wanting an authentic Bay experience.

    Tama2019-12-29T00:00:00Z
  • We really enjoyed our stay at Rohatai's little sleep out. It was super clean and comfy and she and her husband were so welcoming and helpful. I loved the opportunity to do a little star gazing in the night when I made a quick trip in to use the bio loo! We also enjoyed the breakfast provided while we sat out on the lawn and watched the horse and sheep grazing. All in all a great experience.

    Kathy2019-11-01T00:00:00Z
  • Great place to sample NZ's East Cape region.

    John2019-09-24T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Chalet


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Tokomaru Bay, Gisborne, New Zealand

    We are located close to East Cape lighthouse, the beach, family-friendly activities. Our place is good for couples, solo adventurers, and business travelers. There are a range of activities to see and do while staying in this part of the East Cape. This includes nearby bush and farm walking tracks, beaches to wander along including a safe, sandy,swimming beach - Onepoto Bay - below us. Opportunities for leisure fishing at at our door step. Cottage available from 1 night hire or more.
    We are located at the top of the hill over looking beautiful Hicks Bay, with panoramic views of the rugged Pacific Ocean coast line. There is a wonderful backdrop of bush fringed, misty hills and beaches that has hardly changed over 100's of years
    Rural location with neighbours located some distance away, amongst the Puriri trees.
  • Nga Puriri definitely has the wow factor and Pauline has thought of everything.

    Gerald2019-04-10T00:00:00Z
  • Just wonderful. This is why we use Airbnb - Pauline's place is a real treasure. Outstanding views over the bay. Well appointed. Tasteful decor. Terrific breakfast. Lovely Host. It just doesn't get any better than this

    Robert2019-03-26T00:00:00Z
  • A fantastic accommodation with a magnificent view of the sea. We were welcomed with freshly baked cakes. The breakfast that Pauline had conjured was delicious. We would have loved to stay a few days longer. We felt very, very well and can recommend this property to 100%.

    Karin2019-02-27T00:00:00Z
  • Thank you for such an amazing relaxing night away. The view is absolutely spectacular and Pauline’s hospitality was second to none. Our home cooked hot breakfast was delicious and so thoughtfully presented.

    Meg2019-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • A very warm welcome awaits you at Pauline’s place. The location is stunning and the facilities are first class.

    Margaret2019-02-13T00:00:00Z
  • Make time to visit this magic place. It has breathtaking views, beautifully appointed accomodation at a 5 star level Breakfast was superb. Pauline is attentive but not intrusive and Montie the dog provided welcome stress relief. This is an exceptional stay.

    Kevin2018-11-11T00:00:00Z
  • We thoroughly recommend staying here when you visit Hicks Bay. Charming Studio, spotlessly clean and well presented. The view is beautiful and on a clear night the sky is breathtaking. Pauline provides an amazing breakfast and is a warm and friendly host.

    Mike2018-11-07T00:00:00Z
  • This is a charming cottage in a spectacular location, overlooking the sea, surrounded by beautiful lawns, flowers and farm animals. The place was peaceful and immaculate, and we appreciated the warm welcome from the owner and his adorable dog. Thank you for a wonderful stay!

    Anne2018-10-01T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Hicks Bay, Gisborne, New Zealand

    Self-contained bottom floor apartment with two bedrooms, bathroom and a large living space. Open plan kitchen / dining and lounge room. Large bbq area in a relaxing garden setting. Plenty of off street parking
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    2

    Tokomaru Bay, Gisborne, New Zealand

    Come to Tokomaru Bay on NZ's idylic East Coast and enjoy a true beach getaway. Escape to the Cape is an amazing three bedroom home set in an absolute waterfront location. Watch the sunrise over the ocean from the master bedroom and enjoy the expansive views and huge indoor outdoor living area. It has fantastic ocean views from all angles and is just metres from the golden sands of Tokomaru Bay. Swimming, Surfing, Kayaking, Fishing and Diving all at your doorstep. NZ's East Coast simply magic.
    The house is made up of two double bedroom's and one bunk room. The master bedroom has a large set of bi-fold doors that open out out onto a huge three layered deck. There are three Bi-fold doors in total along the front of this house that make for a seamless indoor outdoor flow when open.
    Local four square just around the corner and a short 55 min drive to Gisborne.
  • Had a wonderful relaxing time sitting on deck watching the sea. Accommodation has lot of space and everything you need

    Dennise2020-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • what a wonderful spot, it was so hard to leave. Big batch, touches of quirkiness which I loved, everything you need. Highly recommend and have already done so.

    Helena2020-02-16T00:00:00Z
  • Great place, crew loved the location and Chris’ communication was awesome.

    Nicole2019-09-21T00:00:00Z
  • It was lovely to wake up and see the beach out of the window. Thanks for catering to our change in plans and the quick response. We will be back :)

    Erin2018-10-14T00:00:00Z
  • Great location right next to beach. Heaps of space for kids and dog to run around. Great memories made.

    Renee2018-10-07T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful house, amazing spot, awesome host! Highly recommend

    Emma2017-10-11T00:00:00Z
  • We had an awesome stay thank you! Was prefect layout to put the kids to bed down one end and not wake them up with our noise. Appreciate all the extra towels and allowing pets. House was really clean and well appointed. Awesome east coast beach. Will definitely book again!

    Erin2017-09-03T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    8


    Bedrooms

    3

    Tokomaru Bay, Gisborne, New Zealand

    It's north facing, catches the sun all day, and all year long, and yes, Sea Views. This one bedroom home with king bed, also has two single beds in a chalet/sleep out. for more guests, two single chairs in the lounge fold out to comfortable single beds. All beds in the house have electric blankets during winter. As the beds of the Chalet are covered with extra thick rubber mattress liners, for comfort, electric blankets must not be used. Wool blankets and heater are supplied.
    We are only a 5 minute stroll from the beach, 100 metres from the local food store and about 200 metres from the local cafe. We have a vegetable garden and fruit trees. We have a horse who enjoys a carrot or two. You are welcome to use the bikes to pop out to the shop , or just cruise from one end of the bay to the other. It's all here for you. Although we live and work on the land of the accommodation, you have exclusive use of the house, decking, and land directly in front of the deck. We won't disturb you, and if you need anything, we'll be happy to help out, you can text us, or just pop into the artstudio/home in the garage, or look over the paddock, I might be with the horse, or in the vege garden. Happy to help.
    Our town is quiet in the winter and bustling during the christmas and new year break. One can indulge themselves with dinners at the Te Puka Bar, Lunch at the local fish n chip shop, or a paua pie in Cafe35. Walking the beach, biking the bay, riding horses, kayaking, swimming and fishing are all popular pasttimes here. It's a simple town with simple amenities, which is a very attractive feature to most.
  • This accommodation is fantastic. We could not have imagined such wonderful accommodation in a remote area of NZ. Genuine hospitality from a lovely couple.

    Joan2020-03-04T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing space in an spectacular place! Highly recommend, impeccably clean, super stylish, spacious home. Great for a family wanting a slice of paradise. Lovely touches throughout, fresh fruit from trees on the property! Super comfy beds. And the most beautiful host!

    Sophie2020-01-24T00:00:00Z
  • Warm hospitality, really comfortable home and ecologically sensitive living. Interesting community and beautiful almost deserted beach nearby.

    Julia2020-01-20T00:00:00Z
  • We had a wonderful stay at Rohatai’s place. The house is immaculately clean, spacious and comfortable. A gem of a beach is a few minutes walk away. Rohatai is a warm, welcoming and thoughtful host. We slept incredibly well in the king sized bed after watching a film on Netflix which was all inclusive. A highlight for me was making tea from the fresh herbs, which included lemongrass, from Rohatai’s lovely garden. Much love has gone into her house and garden, which provided a very relaxing, enjoyable stay.

    Ed2019-11-20T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful home beautiful whaanau beautiful Tokomaru bay

    Cindy2019-10-05T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful home beautiful whaanau beautiful Tokomaru bay

    Cindy2019-10-05T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing place, amazing hosts, could not have asked for a better house! E kore te puna mihi e mimiti!

    Mahanga2019-08-27T00:00:00Z
  • Awesome place to stay and Rohatai was a super accomodating host. Would highly recommend.

    Max2019-07-25T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    2

    Tokomaru Bay, Gisborne, New Zealand

    Te Poutapeta is a Historic Places Trust listed building. Up until the 1980s it served as the community Post Office. Our family run it as a B&B or Holiday House but do not live on site. Guests will have the Postmaster's Office bedroom. We provide continental breakfast. The Post Office is a one minute walk to our long and expansive beach. You’ll love our Poutapeta for its history, spaciousness and comfort. It is relaxing and unspoilt. Nau mai, haramai!
    Te Poutapeta has 3 bedrooms; the Postmaster's Office, the Mail Sorting Room and the Mail Clerk's Office. There are two bathrooms each with a shower and toilet. The lounge and dining room is huge with comfortable furnishings, a piano (belonging to the host's great-grandmother), tv, library and games. There is a fully outfitted kitchen and dining room located towards the back of the Post Office.
    Tokomaru Bay was once a thriving community of 5000 people, now there are about 300 residents, 90% Maori and we have a long and interesting history. There is a well stocked Four Square supermarket, a tavern overlooking the sea which is a great place for dinner, 4 marae, a craft shop and soon to be opening cafe and fish & chip shop.
  • I stayed at the Post Office 14 yrs ago and again 2 nights ago. The accommodation is completely wonderful with extra little touches like flowers from the hosts garden. However, the best part for me was seeing Bill & Jan again & experiencing their incredible hospitality. It is a rare occasion when we meet such sweet, kind & generous people in this world they are true gems. Hoping I’ll see them again some day.

    Samantha2020-02-17T00:00:00Z
  • Great spot and great hosts.

    Glenys2020-02-04T00:00:00Z
  • The beauty and magic of Tokomaru Bay and the Post Office is hard to put into words. The Post Office is a history lover's dream. This is the kind of place where you can take a step back in time, slow down and savor the smells, sounds, and history. Jan is a great source of tips and provides a lovely breakfast. The beds are super comfy. The showers are top notch. There's bicycles for touring.

    Johanna2020-01-30T00:00:00Z
  • A delightful slice of old New Zealand

    Melanie2019-12-17T00:00:00Z
  • Great to stay in an extremely comfortable place which is like a step back in time. Very welcoming hosts.

    Pamela2019-12-05T00:00:00Z
  • Beautifly maintained period cottage. With all amenities and lots of space. A great place to stay

    Neil2019-04-23T00:00:00Z
  • We enjoyed our stay in this beautiful old building.

    Catherine2019-04-21T00:00:00Z
  • The house is a wonderful space. It is tastefully decorated with antiques and memorabilia - not overdone. Very well equipped kitchen and the scones and baking provided by Jan were delicious. The farm eggs were delicious. Thanks for a great stay.

    Carrie2019-04-03T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Tokomaru Bay, Gisborne, New Zealand

    Te Poutapeta is a Historic Places Trust listed building. Up until the 1980s it served as the community Post Office. Our family run it as a B&B or Holiday House but do not live on site. Guests will have the Mail Sorting bedroom. We provide continental breakfast. The Post Office is a one minute walk to our long and expansive beach. You’ll love our Poutapeta for its history, spaciousness and comfort. It is relaxing and unspoilt. Nau mai, haramai!
    Te Poutapeta has 3 bedrooms; the Postmaster's Office, the Mail Sorting Room and the Mail Clerk's Office. There are two bathrooms each with a shower and toilet. The lounge and dining room is huge with comfortable furnishings, a piano (belonging to the host's great-grandmother), tv, library and games. There is a fully outfitted kitchen and dining room located towards the back of the Post Office.
    Tokomaru Bay was once a thriving community of 5000 people, now there are about 300 residents, 90% Maori and we have a long and interesting history. There is a well stocked Four Square supermarket, a tavern overlooking the sea which is a great place for dinner, 4 marae, a craft shop and soon to be opening cafe and fish & chip shop.
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Villa


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Tokomaru Bay, Gisborne, New Zealand

    Stranded in Paradise guesthouse is a Lonely Planet top pick with a 5star Trip Advisor rating. Our loft rooms, family room and cabins all have sea views. This place is good for multiple couples, families and big groups.
    This funky Lodge is a great space to chill out on the East Coast. It is on a large elevated site and has commanding views of the bay. Please note our toilets are commercial composting Eco loos.
    You will need your own vehicle. An hour drive from Gisborne, half an hour to Cooks Cove Walkway, hour and half to East Cape lighthouse
  • Very quirky ecolodge, with lovely view. It is an eco lodge but we loved it.

    Wendy2020-02-10T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing place to hear the waves crash. Very rustic. Read the description of the place carefully. Fun place to visit.

    James2020-01-24T00:00:00Z
  • Highly recommend we gave this place 5 star rating and was well deserved.

    Jacqui2019-10-04T00:00:00Z
  • Great place, lots of space, great beaches nearby. Great spot for relaxing. Very special.

    Jule2019-01-07T00:00:00Z
  • Leanne was an amazing host and her place is utterly gorgeous. We had a wonderful time swimming at the beach and relaxing at the beautiful house. Such friendly and helpful hosts.

    Tammy2019-01-02T00:00:00Z
  • Wow! What a lovely place. Exceptional views and close to local cafe and beach. Leanne was a awesome host. We hope to come back and stay again.

    Lisa And Geordie2018-12-07T00:00:00Z
  • Leanne and her husband were very kind. We checked in later and decided to drive up to the East Cape lighthouse for the sunrise the next morning, but our short stay was wonderful. The house was even cooler than expected and most of the beds have a view of the sunrise. I slept in one of the lofts and had a view of the stars and would’ve woken up to the sunrise over the water if we had stayed longer. I would return here in a heartbeat.

    Amanda2018-04-25T00:00:00Z
  • We had a great time in Tokomaru Bay. Leanne is very friendly and accommodating and the place was just as we expected, no nasty surprises. It's in a great location, just a short walk to the beach and to the dairy. Thanks heaps!

    Matt2018-03-11T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Chalet


    Accommodates

    15


    Bedrooms

    6

    Tokomaru Bay, Gisborne, New Zealand

    This listing includes booking the two baches, both "the Large Kiwi Bach" and "A true Kiwiana Bach, including the caravan" Just walk in and relax. Fantastic Beach, Amazing Scenic Walks, fishing, birdlife, peace and serenity at its best. This was one of Captain Cooks early landing sites and an extremely memorable one.
    A unique situation where you can have a bigger group at the main bach but have privacy for a couple or other travellers who are also with the group.
    This is a safe environment.
  • Katahi te whare ataahua! What an absolutely wonderful stay in Bridgets beach house. It had everything we needed for our staff retreat. We all felt rejuvenated and inspired.

    William2020-01-30T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    16


    Bedrooms

    5

    Gisborne, Gisborne, New Zealand

    A proper kiwi Bach studio style, with a caravan for summertime. The native bush is just behind & the beach is only 40 metres ahead, this is a relaxing experience not to miss. We also have a neighbouring house that sleeps 12. Walk, swim, kayak, dive - a holiday to remember!
    The bedding is a double and super single joined for couples to make a comfy californian king. Also a sofa couch that can accomodate 2 children easily.
    Quiet nestled between native bush and the sea!
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Bungalow


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    0

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