If your plan is to tour the east cape, the drive from Waihau Bay past Lottin Point and Hicks Bay to Te Araroa and onto the lighthouse are all within a 45min drive.
For a beach or fishing holiday you will enjoy the safe and sandy beach opposite for swimming, walking or a spot of surf casting on the rocks or off the beach. If you are bringing your own boat, there is a 3 lane concrete ramp at the opposite end of the bay. We have wash down facitilites located here for your boat.
Our accommodation consists of two spacious beachfront fully self contained motel units each with separate bedrooms. A large two bedroom unit is the entire lower floor of the house pictured here, and will sleep from 1 to 7 people. It has a fully equipped kitchen, with a large open plan dining and lounge area. Enjoy wonderful seaviews from the unit or relax at the outdoor furniture with a complimentary beverage on arrival. Later in the day you will be able to enjoy the magic sunsets from your unit.
The other unit is a separate building to the rear of the main house, It is a spacious one bedroom unit with an extra single bed at the back of the large open lounge. There is a dining area. and relaxing lounge suite. It also has a fully equipped kitchen with a gas hob. Both units have TV, DVD, movies and Sky. Electric blankets and heaters, Sheridan bedspreads and towels. We also supply beach towels in each unit. There is also a fully equipped laundry with two commercial maytag washing machines, and a clothers dryer. These are available for guests use for a small fee.
Enjoy the outdoor BBQ area between both units, with a table for seating. Many of our guests join in together for a communal BBQ when staying for a few days. From the Outdoor table you can relax and enjoy the sun setting over the ocean. For our diving guests, we can supply you with a large pot to steam your crayfish on the BBQ. For our fishing guests, we have a fish cleaning stainless steel bench and sink on the beach opposite for cleaning your catch. At the end of a long day fishing you may not want to cook your catch, so just ask Jan and she will convert your catch into fresh seafood and fish meals you will surely enjoy.
For some fun in the surf hire one of our ocean kayaks, or take a paddle in the ocean to view the amazing underwater world in the crystal clear waters opposite your unit
A 3 bedroom house 'Kiwi' Bach will sleep to 8 people with a full sized fenced section, and equipped for 1 night or an extended stay. Have a BBQ on the large deck while enjoying magnificent beach and ocean views. This 1960's house is clean and tidy, all newly painted interior, a fully equipped kitchen, TV, Fridge/freezer. A double bed in one room, twin singles in another room, and bunks in another room. the lounge has a futon that will fold into another double bed. All linen is supplied, plus duvets, and pillows. There is also a separate laundry with an automatic washing machine, and outdoor clothes line.