The Pearl of Whakatiwai

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Entire guest suite hosted by Roimata

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bath
Self check-in
You can check in with the doorman.
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The Pearl of Whakatiwai. A completely restored Bed/kitchen/dining room with separate shower and toilet. This house was built in the 50's and so we have lovingly recreated the whole 50's vibe for your enjoyment. Right on the edge of the Firth of Thames you can lie in bed and see the views that go on forever. A great little kitchen with new oven and fridge, plus all the tools you need if you want a "foodie" get away.

Great fishing right on your doorstep.

The space
We provide you with tea, coffee, milk, butter, fresh fruit and a loaf of homemade wholemeal bread. If the chickens are behaving, also super fresh eggs!

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Bay view
Beach access – Beachfront
Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Washer
Patio or balcony
Shared backyard – Not fully fenced
Luggage dropoff allowed

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4.96 out of 5 stars from 305 reviews

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Where you’ll be

Whakatiwai, New Zealand

Kaiaua and Whakatiwai are unique for the seabirds and fishing. It is a Ramsar site which means that the area is treasured and protected for the unusual stone and sand seabed. The Siberian Godwits fly all the way from, well, Siberia to come here each spring. There is a cycle trail that has nearly reached Kaiaua - it's currently stuck at the Taramaire Bird Sanctuary which is a fabulous place to visit. The Pub is great and does good "pub grub", the Fish & Chip shop is famous and was voted in the top three in NZ earlier this year. And The Pink Shop provides all sorts of yummy treats including the famous Kapiti Icecream....mmmmm.

Hosted by Roimata

  1. Joined in December 2012
  • 384 Reviews
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Am a rabid reader, mediocre gardener, slightly chaotic DIY'er, but am at least enthusiastic. I live in the main house at Whakatiwai with my wonderful son, Hunter, who is on the autistic spectrum and who recently obtained a Degree and so am a very proud mother. We love to travel and recently stayed in many Airbnb's in the UK which was fantastic and a great guide for do's and don'ts!
Life motto? Nihil bastardus carborundrum.
Am a rabid reader, mediocre gardener, slightly chaotic DIY'er, but am at least enthusiastic. I live in the main house at Whakatiwai with my wonderful son, Hunter, who is on the…

During your stay

We live at the property with Shep the old faithful dog and Julius the young and curious kitty. We are pretty low key though and happy to provide tips or insights - or just to remain ever so quiet.

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with building staff
Not suitable for children (2-12 years)
No smoking
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy