Spacious Vacation Rental with Retro Interior in Oakura near Mt. Taranaki, North Island

Oakura, North Island (New Zealand)

Spacious Vacation Rental with Retro Interior in Oakura near Mt. Taranaki, North Island

Vacation Rentals
1 unit
8 guest capacity
Shared Bathroom
Pets allowed
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Hosted by Sally
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  • New accommodation


  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
  • Barbecue
This spacious vacation rental has a fabulous retro interior and can be found in the seaside village of Oakura near Stratford, the gateway to the majestic Mount Taranaki on North Island. The grand cottage is the perfect accommodation for up to eight glampers who want a memorable getaway with loved ones in one of the most stunning beach communities in New Zealand. It offers four spacious bedrooms, quaintly designed with retro decor and furnished with wonderful beds supplied with fresh linens, including two queens, a double bed, and four twin beds. It also has two well-appointed bathrooms with a toilet, shower, and fresh towels and essentials.

Oakura beach is only five minutes away from this beautiful rental, which means guests can relax anytime they want in the cozy living area highlighted by a fab couch and a flat-screen TV with entertainment center. Those who need internet access can use the free Wi-Fi inside the accommodation. There is a full kitchen for those who want to prepare their own meals and it comes stocked with cookware, utensils, and modern appliances.

Outside, there is a relaxing deck area with table and chairs. It overlooks a stunning natural pond that gives the cottage a tranquil vibe. For guests who are seeking fun things to do but do not want to go far from the cottage, there is a nice swimming hole about 200 meters away. It's great for cooling down and for hanging out with loved ones.


  • Queen-size bed
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Electricity
  • Water
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Cell service
  • Linens and pillows additional charge
  • Television
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • Parking
  • Safe box
  • Desk
  • Dining table
  • Electric blankets
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Shared Kitchen
  • Cooking basics
  • Fridge
  • Coffeemaker
  • Tea kettle
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Freezer
  • Lounge/Living room
  • Dining room
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Satellite/Cable
  • BR/DVD player
  • Highchair
This quirky and unique vacation rental offers a secluded and serene accommodation just five minutes away from the beach and has everything guests will need to enjoy a fun and relaxing getaway in New Zealand. It has a beautiful, retro-themed interior that fits perfectly with its rustic appearance from the outside. The living area is absolutely gorgeous with a fabulous looking couch, a flat-screen TV, and a large folding glass door that opens to a deck overlooking a lovely pond. Guests will be provided with linens, towels, and other essentials to make their vacation even more enjoyable and hassle-free. In addition, guests will have Internet access via Wi-Fi.

Outside this vacation rental, there is a spacious deck with a great view of a natural pond. It has cozy chairs guests can use to unwind and enjoy the tranquil environment. Moreover, a couple hundred feet away from the rental, guests will find a swimming hole about 12 feet in its deepest part which is a great spot to cool down or have fun with family and friends.

Location + Surroundings

Nearby local services
  • Supermarket
  • Shopping
Located just 15 minutes outside the city of New Plymouth, North Island, sits this retro-themed family vacation rental in the beach town of Oakura. This picturesque seaside community is popular for two things; surfing and being a hub for creatives such as artists, crafts makers, and jewelers. Travelers who are looking for a unique getaway will definitely find this place a very memorable one.

While the beach and village shops are must-visits, there is more fun to be had in this part of the Taranaki region especially for those seeking outdoor adventures. The property is conveniently located by Mount Taranaki, which is home to a variety of skiing and snowboarding trails for winter sports enthusiasts to enjoy. In the warmer months, one activity that should be on top of the list of places and things to do in this area is fly-fishing. Guided Fly Fishing Taranaki is only five minutes away from the glamping site and here guests will get the chance to learn how to fly-fish from a professional guide. Another great spot to visit is the Ratapihipihi Reserve just 15 minutes away from the property. It offers a short hiking trail through a subtropical rainforest and a scenic waterfall which visitors of all ages can enjoy.

Rotorua Regional Airport is the nearest air terminal offering international flights which is four hours away by car. New Plymouth Airport offers domestic flights coming in from Auckland and it is much closer; only a short 30-minute drive away from the property.


  • Swimming
  • Winter sports
  • Water sports
  • Surfing
  • Biking
  • Scuba diving
  • Fishing
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Whale watching
  • Wildlife watching

Oakura is a close-knit coastal village where locals boast of family-friendly beaches, great surfing, and eclectic shops selling beautiful creations from jewelers, artists, and craftspeople. Common activities here include swimming, surfing, picnics at the beach, and practically all sorts of water sports. For a drier set of things to do, travelers can try their hand in making fabulous jewelry pieces in shops that offer courses on how to make them. They can also head to the Ratapihipihi Reserve and spend a couple of hours hiking a subtropical rainforest.

Guests have close access to Egmont National Park, where they can spend their days skiing and snowboarding down the slopes of Mount Taranaki in the winter season, or go hiking along the park's various trails in the warmer months. For even more fun, fly-fishing is a must-try experience, especially with the guidance of a professional. Guests prefer staying inside the glamping property can also enjoy the nearby swimming hole inside the property.

Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 12:00 AM
  • Check-out: 12:00 AM
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

24-hour free cancellation
Fifteen: Cancellation is free up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least 15 days before check-in.

Additional Information

Children and pets are welcome.

Smoking is not permitted.

A $300 damage deposit is required upon booing.

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