Affordable Accommodation by a Black Sand Surfing Beach near Muriwai, New Zealand

Piha, North Island (New Zealand)
Nature Lodges
1 unit
1 guest

Accommodation Description

Set in a secluded location surrounded by lush rainforest and situated within walking distance of the seaside village and black sand surfing beach of Piha, this affordable accommodation is located near Muriwai, New Zealand, and can provide one guest with a revitalizing getaway to the scenic west coast of North Island without breaking the bank. The accommodation provides the guest with a single bed in a dorm-style bedroom that contains three sets of bunk beds.

In the hallway outside the bedroom, the guest will find shared bathrooms with toilets, sinks, and showers. Linens, towels, and a duvet are provided. Other amenities include free broadband Wi-Fi, heating, a hairdryer, access to a washer and dryer, and off-street parking. Outside, the guest will find a deck that provides views of the site's native gardens and the Piha Valley.

The guest will also have access to a range of shared facilities, including a spacious open-plan living, dining, and kitchen area where the guest will find comfortable sofas, a television, an open wood fire, a dining table, and a full kitchen, all set against a scenic backdrop provided by large windows through which the guest can enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. The fully-equipped kitchen comes with an oven, a stove, a dishwasher, and plenty of counter space for cooking. Outside, the guest will find a large deck and lawn area that receive ample sunlight. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Lounge/Living room
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Parking
  • Sink
  • Bunk bed
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Deck/Patio
  • Dining room
  • Linens
  • Toiletries

Along with their rental, guests will enjoy access to a range of shared facilities, including a spacious open-plan living, dining, and kitchen area where guests will find comfortable sofas, a television, an open wood fire, a dining table, and a full kitchen. The room opens to a large deck and lawn area. Other amenities include free broadband Wi-Fi, a washer and dryer, off-street parking, board games, puzzles, and a library of books and movies.

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Guest Services

  • Laundry service

Surfboards, wetsuits, and surfing lessons can be rented or booked through the host.

Location + Surroundings

This rental is located in Piha, New Zealand, where it is situated in a secluded setting that feels a world away from the hustle and bustle of modern life. At the same time, it is located within walking distance of the seaside village of Piha and its black sand surfing beach, providing guests with the best of both worlds.

The site is surrounded by Waitakere Ranges Regional Park, which encompasses 16,000 hectares (39,536 acres) of lush rainforest, tree-covered hills, tumbling waterfalls, peaceful pools, scenic streams, sheer rock cliffs, rocky outcrops, black sand beaches, and rugged coastline. Over 250 kilometers (155 miles) of hiking paths wind through the park's pristine natural environments, which are home to an abundance of wildlife and birdlife, including kererus, kingfishers, and shining cuckoos.

While it feels remote, the site is only 45 minutes from Auckland City, where guests will find the nearest international airport. Read More


  • Swimming
  • Meditation
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Yoga
  • Biking
  • Surfing

With Piha Beach within walking distance of their accommodation, guests will be perfectly positioned to go surfing, with surfboards, wetsuits, and surfing lessons available to rent or book from the host. One-on-one and group lessons are also available from Piha Surf School, Rapu Adventures, and Rasto's Lion Rock Surf School. The beach is also well-suited for swimming in the summer months. For hiking, guests will find over 250 kilometers (155 miles) of trails in the surrounding Waitakere Ranges Regional Park. At the Piha Canyon, guests can go rappelling with AWOL Canyoning.

In the village of Piha, guests can go bowling at the Piha Bowling Club, play tennis at the Piha Tennis Club, dine at the Piha Cafe, have a drink at the Piha RSA bar, shop at the Piha Store, and attend yoga, meditation, and Ch'i Kung lessons and sessions with local practitioners. For more options for wining and dining, guests will find a variety of cafes, restaurants, and bars in nearby Titirangi.

Other activity options include mountain biking at the Woodhill Forest Mountain Bike Park, golfing at the Waitakere Golf Club, and taking a scenic train ride with the Rainforest Express.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 03:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 12:00 p.m.
  • No smoking
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

. Free cancellation up to 7 days
  • You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
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Additional Information

Smoking is not permitted. This glamping site is not pet-friendly.

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