Luxury Accommodation close to Beach and Mountain on South Island, New Zealand

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Mangamaunu, South Island (New Zealand)
1 unit
4 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

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This luxury accommodation, with its peaceful and secluded setting, is located near Kaikoura, on New Zealand’s stunning South Island, and can accommodate up to six guests. There are three attractive, Polynesian-style bedrooms, and two full bathrooms. The first bedroom has a huge king-size bed, and the other two bedrooms each have queen-size beds. There is the option available to split the king bed, and one of the queens, into single beds, depending on the needs of the guests. The clean and modern bathrooms each feature a toilet, a sink, and a walk-in shower. Freshly-laundered linens and towels are provided by the host.

In the spacious and welcoming living room, guests will find a large sectional sofa, a flat screen TV, with cable channels, a DVD player, and a stereo system. The focal point of the lounge is the gorgeous stonework fireplace, with its cozy woodburning stove, making this the ideal space to curl up in the evening, for a movie night, or a long, sociable chat.

The stylish and functional kitchenette comes with a fridge, a stove, a microwave, a kettle, a toaster, a coffee maker, and a sink. There are ample dishes and utensils for preparing meals, and guests can enjoy eating and drinking at the dining table, which has seating for six people. Other amenities in the suite include heating, Wi-Fi, cell phone service, electric blankets, a hairdryer, and free on-site parking.

Outside, there is a private patio area, with furniture, an outdoor grill, and a carport. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Cell service
  • Telephone
  • Electric blankets
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • King-size bed
  • Running water
  • Parking
  • Sink
  • Hairdryer
  • Queen-size bed
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Coffeemaker
  • Fridge
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Deck/Patio
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Stove
  • Fireplace
  • Television
  • Dining table
  • Tea kettle
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Satellite/Cable
  • BR/DVD player
  • Sound system
  • Kitchen equipment

Guests at this rural retreat will enjoy some handy facilities. Wi-Fi is available on the property for glampers who need to stay connected. The cottages all have private barbecues, outdoor seating areas, and private parking and entrances.

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Guest Services

  • Laundry service

For an additional fee, surf lessons are available and can be organized by the host upon request. A continental breakfast can be brought to the accommodation for an extra charge. Please inquire with the host for pricing.

Location + Surroundings

  • Hot springs
  • Supermarket
  • Museums
  • Shopping

This stunning property is located in Kaikoura, on New Zealand's South Island. Set in five acres, with beautifully-landscaped gardens, glampers will adore the breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, and the rugged coastline. This is the ideal place to relax and unwind, as the rural setting offers seclusion, peace, and tranquility. The beach is just a few minutes' walk from the property, where guests can enjoy sunbathing, beachcombing, and surfing. It's just a five-minute walk to Mangamaunu Point, one of the most famous surfing breaks on the South Island. It's a 15-minute drive into the center of Kaikoura, which is a small, friendly coastal town. Here, visitors will find handy amenities like grocery stores and banks, and also an array of things to see and do.

Kaikoura has a rich history, culture, and Maori heritage, and glampers can learn all about this in the town's very own museum. In the surrounding area, it's only an hour's drive to the winter sports resort of Mount Lyford, and the hustle and bustle of the large city of Christchurch is a three-hour car ride away. Blenheim, the South Island's primary wine growing region, with the associated wine-tasting and cafes, is only an hour and 20 minutes drive. Read More


  • Fishing
  • Bird watching
  • Horseback riding
  • Whale watching
  • Biking
  • Golfing
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Surfing
  • Water sports
  • Winter sports
  • Scuba diving
  • ATV/Quads/4x4
  • Stand-up paddleboarding

Visitors to this picturesque region can enjoy all sorts of fun activities. There are some fantastic walks, and places to enjoy picnics, swimming, and surfing right near the property. At Mangamaunu Point, about a five-minute walk away, guests can take a long, secluded stroll on the sandy beach. The host can organize surfing lessons for those who would like to learn this exciting pastime. It’s also possible to see native wildlife in its natural habitat by taking one of the many whale-watching tours on offer in Kaikoura. On these excursions, guests can spot dolphins, seals, albatross, and majestic sperm whales, which can grow up to 65 feet long.

Those who like to be active can travel an hour up to the peak of Mount Lyford, for some skiing and snowboarding, which is available between June and September. Back down in Kaikoura, there is an 18-hole golf course, and also a mini-golf course, for some family fun. From the center of town, glampers can take a half or full day excursion to go rafting or kayaking on the incredible Clarence River, and keen fishermen will find plenty of options for chartered trips from the town’s harbor. Guests who are looking for dining and retail therapy need look no further than Kaikoura, where there are some fabulous shops and restaurants. Glampers who visit in October can take advantage of the Seafest Wine and Food Festival, an annual celebration of the abundance of the ocean and all it represents for the Kaikoura region.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 03:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 10:00 a.m.
  • No Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • No Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

  • You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 15 days prior to check-in.
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Additional Information

This location is not suitable for children under the age of eight.

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