Beachfront Cottage Overlooking Ruby Bay near Nelson, South Island

Ruby Bay, South Island (New Zealand)

Beachfront Cottage Overlooking Ruby Bay near Nelson, South Island

Beach Houses
1 unit
8 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
 Host photo
Hosted by Nick
  • New accommodation


  • Kid-friendly
  • Private Barbecue
For an activity-filled getaway, guests can sneak away for a stay in this beachfront cottage overlooking Ruby Bay near Nelson, South Island. With gorgeous ocean vistas and direct beach access, guests will never want to leave this welcoming cottage. It accommodates eight guests with four bedrooms, one bathroom, and two half bathrooms. Two rooms feature plush double beds while the third has a snug queen-size bed. The final room is perfect for the kids with two twin beds.

The kitchen is fully equipped with every appliance guests will need in order to whip up some delicious meals for the whole gang. Guests can dine inside or they can relax on the decking outside while admiring the stunning views. Evenings can be spent snuggled up on the lounge or guests can enjoy a game of darts or pool in the conservatory.


  • King-size bed
  • Queen-size bed
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Electricity
  • Water
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Linens and pillows
  • Hairdryer
  • Parking
  • Safe box
  • Dining table
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking basics
  • Fridge
  • Coffeemaker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Dining room
  • Private Barbecue
  • Deck/Patio
  • Telephone
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pool table
  • Foosball
  • Sound system
There is ample off-street parking. Guests will have direct access to the beach and they can admire the ocean views from the deck and several rooms inside the rental. Linens and towels are provided. Wi-Fi is available at an extra cost.

Guest Services

  • Medical services
  • Sports equipment storage

Location + Surroundings

Local services
  • Supermarket
  • Shopping
The beachfront property overlooks the beautiful Ruby Bay on the South Island of New Zealand. Guests can enjoy stunning views of the glistening ocean while surrounded by native plants and trees. It is just 25 minutes to Nelson City and on the way, guests will pass Rabbit Island and numerous local vineyards. Mapua is just a two minutes drive away, where guests will find charming restaurants, boutique shops, breweries, and craft shops. For those willing to venture further north, in 20 minutes they will reach the impressive Abel Tasman National Park with its incredible rock formations, stunning beaches, and lush forests.


  • Swimming
  • Water sports
  • Horseback riding
  • Surfing
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Stand-up paddleboarding
  • Scuba diving
  • Climbing
  • Fishing
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Wildlife watching
  • Jeep tours
  • Feeding animals

Located right on the beach, guests will find a whole array of activities on offer. They can enjoy sunbathing and picnics on the golden sands before taking a dip to cool off. Abel Tasman National Park is just 20 minutes away, offering a mixture of luscious forests and sandy beaches. Kayaking through the clear waters is a must-do. Visitors can also discover the wild and whacky rock formations which are scattered from land to sea as they hike through the unspoiled wilderness. Guests looking to explore the incredible wildlife from a different perspective can head underwater while scuba diving from Nelson. Along the Waimea River, glampers can enjoy swimming, kayaking, and fishing. The area is rich with scenic trails for cycling, mountain biking, hiking, birdwatching, and wildlife viewing. This property is located right in the center of the Taste Tasman cycle trail with bike rentals offered locally. Greenacres Golf Course is just a short drive away for a few relaxing rounds.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: Flexible
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

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

Additional Information

Pets are not allowed at the site.

Smoking is prohibited.

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