10 Best Bookabach Holiday Homes In Mahia, New Zealand - Updated 2021

bookabach mahia

Located on the eastern part of the North Island, lying on a peninsula is the area of Mahia. A part of the local Maori culture for centuries, the name “Mahia” comes from Maori meaning “indistinct sound”. Furthermore, according to Maori legend, the navigator Whatonga came to Mahia in search of his grandfather Toi, so the area is of a somewhat important cultural significance. These days the area is mixed with people of European descent and Maori and is a popular tourist destination for people looking to surf, to hang out on the beach, and to go hiking or fishing. If you’re planning to visit Mahia check out these great accommodations. Here are the best Bookabach holiday homes in Mahia, New Zealand.

1. Absolutely beautiful beachfront home (from USD 262)

Located right on the beach, this amazing home is a great spot for families looking to spend some time by the water. The home sleeps up to 12 people so there is no shortage of space. There’s a large backyard patio area with a barbecue and lots of lawn space for cricket. Several amenities are included here and pets are welcome as well but should remain outside or in designated areas. WiFi, TV, and a fireplace are all on site as well as a fully equipped kitchen.

Absolute Beachfront..
Mahia Beach, Mahia, NZ
43 reviews
House 5 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable for two families
perfect for families esp for young families as bedrooms are nice and close to living room
it is a very tidy/clean and well kept property
lots of gear clean and ready for us
good for holidaythanks the owner
amazing location in mahia a beautiful place to visit
awesome location great place worked well for large group
couldnt have got a better location great facilities had fun using kayak
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2. Private home for romantic getaway (from USD 105)

If you’re looking for a nice simple accommodation for a romantic getaway with a loved one, this home ensures your privacy. Sleeping up to two people, the home is a compact and cosy living space that’s five minutes away from the beach and in a central location where shops are nearby as well. Guests can request a continental breakfast at a small extra charge in the mornings. Amenities like WiFi, TV and parking are also available.

Perfect for couples or the solo traveler
38 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the shower pressure and availability of hot water was excellent
these are ideal for use and comfortable
It was a cold miserable day & we arrived a little later than expected
The Bach was fully kitted out with all the amenities that we needed
It had everything that we needed full kitchen facilities
Clean and tidy and good bath and kitchen facilities
The studio is very private and clean
A clean and tidy unit which met our every need
Great property close to the beach
our wonderful host had the heater going & a warm friendly smile Impressive & very thoughtful
Paul is welcoming & friendly & made us feel at home
Our host was very helpful & made our stay a memorable experience
Paul was warm friendly & welcoming Respected our privacy
Just a few minutes walk from the beach
clean perfect location within walking distance of Mahia beach
The Bach was within short walking distance to the beach local dairy and local restaurant
Mahia is a magic place
Great location close but not on the beach
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3. Hillside hideaway near the water (from USD 140)

Located in the heart of the Mahia beach area this home can accommodate up to 13 people and is great all year round. The home’s position allows it to be sheltered from the wind but still get a lot of sun which is perfect in the summer months. The home features a large timber deck for relaxing and enjoying the views and there is ample parking space on site as well. The large backyard area is good for people travelling with kids and pets. The beach is only a short walk away as well as many restaurants and shops.

Hillside Hideaway
43 reviews
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
Bach was really comfortable and had everything that was needed comfy beds great shower and all manner of kitchen things
Awesome place to have a holiday massive view of mahia beach :)
The bedroom layout worked perfectly for our group of 2 young families we could have one end of the house each
but upon arrival we walked into a kitchen with an awful smell and then after a night of this smell we found a dead mouse in one of the kitchen cupboards
Very clean and comfy with nice views Local to shop and pub restaurant and beach
great views convenient for everything super comfy bed gorgeous decor awesome friendly communication
Well prepared things for kids such as board games DVD Clean and good quite Store and beach so close make our life much easier Want to go back again next time ^^
House has a delightful character Very tidy and clean Great deck with a sea view Have already booked to stay again next year
This holiday home is well presented and is very spacious
Great views from the lovely sunny deck
The house was in a great location
Perfect way to end the day watching the sunset from the deck
A great family retreat close to local amenities and walking distance to the beach
We loved staying in Mahia lovely place
Just need to plan our dates for next year now
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4. Relaxing beachfront Bach

Sleeping up to seven people, this simple home is perfect for a family or friends getaway near the beach. There are spacious living areas and comfy beds ready for you to enjoy. There are two large decks that offer some great views of the water and the sunset, making it a beautiful place to sit back and relax. The nearby beachfront store has supplies for guests and of course the beach itself is nearby.

Beach-handy bach at Mahanga
Mahia Beach, Hawkes Bay, NZ
17 reviews
House 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The living space is fine
There was plenty of space and
Also you have to bring your own bed linen and towels
the lounge/kitchen was lovely and airy with views to the sea
A great bach with excellent living areas and decks on both sides of the upper floor to dodge the wind
Very clean house with everything you need close to beach
no frills but clean and comfortable
Really nice house just feels like home away from home
Very good location and close to the beach Comfortable accommodation with two good decks - owner was very good to deal with
The beach at Mahanga is an absolute delight Good swimming and good for going on
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Mahanga Sands Nice and close to the beach and the two separate decks meant that you could chase or avoid the sun
Of course the good weather helped us a bit
Awesome selection of DVDs and board games
and it's only a ten minute drive to Mahia for something different
It is somewhat remote but still within easy driving distance of dairy and cellphone range
We liked the bach very much Lots of space and just a minute walk to the beautiful beach
Fantastic location near the beach Well equipped house Enjoyed the board games
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5. Large family-friendly accommodation

If you want to relax by the beach, or do some fishing or some hiking, then this spot if for you. Whether you’re travelling with the family or some friends, this spot is perfect as is it can accommodate up to 14 people. The home is within a five-minute drive to most local shops and restaurants and there is even a golf course nearby if you want to work on that swing. The home comes fully equipped with a full kitchen, TV, and WiFi but guests are encouraged to bring their own towels and linens. There is a lot of space for parking and a barbecue is also provided on the back patio

40 reviews
House 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it is large, really comfortable, and well equipped
lots of sleeping spaces and lovely comfy couches in the living room
that couch is insane the more i moved around the more my shorts road up by backside
the piano was a highlight of the children's stay they played away for hours with endless fun
tidy had everything we needed
it was clean but smelly
spacious and clean
good facilities
good standard kiwi bach
would be good to have explanation booklet about tv setup
would definitely book again
it was warm duing some really horrible weather
i found the property house layout ideal for the number of people
great location - couple of minutes walk to the beach
the location is fantastic for easy access to both coasts and a quick walk to mahia beach
brilliant balcony to soak up the sunshine and superb location to access the rest of mahia and the east coast
directions to the property were well clear and we found the property very easily
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6. Home with unforgettable ocean views

This home is located on an elevated position on a hill and as such it has some spectacular views of the water and the bay. It is a great space for a family vacation that can accommodate up to six people. The large glass doors in the back of the house open to the beautiful patio that looks out onto the water and makes a great place to enjoy your morning coffee. The kitchen is fully equipped and when guests arrive they can expect some freshly baked bread waiting for them. TV and WiFi are available as well as a fireplace. The home is also pet-friendly.

The Quarters - unforgettable ocean views
35 reviews
farmhouse 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bathroom looks like it was renovated in the 1970s and was not clean
good shower airy and light
The remoteness is delightful and you really feel like you are getting away from it all
Luxury prices for very basic accommodation and terrible service
The cottage was very clean
Accomodation was clean quality bed linen and full cooking facilities
We were catered and the food was great
Stunning remote tranquil location
Quite extreme landscape Would recommend a 4x4 for access and to make the most of the amazing farm
Malcom was extremely welcoming and was so lovely to deal with
Watching the sunrise from the deck was one of the highlights of our stay and the second was the meal that Malcom cooked for us including desert that was incredible Highly recommend the Quaters for...
Fabulous views beautiful fire really relaxing place to stay
but the house is greatly in need of maintenance and
Amazing location to enjoy some peace and quite
this provides solitude but also plenty of authentically kiwi activities
The house was very cold and there was no wood or other supplies for the wood-burner The unsealed driveway running along a cliff with lots of potholes
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7. Modern bach in Mahanga

Located only a short walk away from the beach, this modern and relaxing Bach is perfect for your family getaway. Sleeping up to six people, guests can hang out the back deck and listen to the sounds of the waves. Nearby are some amazing fishing and hiking spots as well as biking and boogie boarding activities. Shops nearby the beach sell supplies and most things you’ll need for your stay and there is also a pub nearby that serves great fish and chips.

Relax in modern bach in Mahanga
Mahia Beach, Mahia Peninsula, NZ
12 reviews
House 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The bach was very modern
Very comfortable easy stroll to the beach
Comfy beds And air conditioning which was great Short stroll to the beach
very clean and tidy property
beautiful beach but bach is quite a walk with young kids from the beach and is tucked into a hollow with no beach view beautiful hill views though and great owners to deal with
New clean tidy and quiet bach short walk to the beach
Cute little cottage well equipped and just a short walk to a beautiful beach
Nice quiet location easy walk to the beach Good spot to get away from the hustle and bustle of life
Our children loved the array of board games and space in the backyard to play cricket Also had a place to toast marshmallows
Such a beautiful settting and very cute bach
Had a great time staying here Short walk to the beach
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8. Amazing beach house in Cormorants Cove

amazing beach house in cormorants cove

Watch the sea and hear the waves at closeby as you relax in this beach house. The home is right in front of the water where you can watch stingrays and orcas from the front door. Family-friendly beaches are nearby and there are some great fishing spots practically right in from of the house. Restaurants and shops are also located nearby and there is a barbecue on site in case you want to do some home cooking.

Cormorants Cove beach house
Mahia Beach, Mahia, NZ
16 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The only thing that bumped our stay was the power sockets for the fridge and on the kitchen sink
so our meat in the fridge all went off
We had a little issue with the fridge
I recommend the 4km Mahia Beach bush reserve walk on the other side of the peninsula
The house was very clean and had everything we needed
So relaxing Lovely winter evenings in front of the fire and beautiful sunny days to roam the endless beaches Great communication with Grant and Jacquie and lovely to have the property manager next...
more detailed perhaps Would definitely go back though Great BBQLittle extras for us to use e g ice in freezer
Warm well equipped sunny spot
Warm well equipped sunny spot
Location was delightful probably the best Jacquie was easy to work with
A beautiful space relaxing atmosphere
So a quick change of plugs and off to purchase more meat we were up and running again
Stunning setting with amazing views Loved the Mahia peninsula and wish we could have stayed longer Thank you for a wonderful stay
The property had character and the views are very soul satisfying A great stay to recharge the soul and enjoy the fruits of life
The location facing north is fantastic - sun pours in all day long keeping the whole house warm and cosy and at night the fire does the job
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9. Unique coastal farm stay

Come and experience something truly unique during your stay in Mahia. Stay on a working cattle and sheep farm surrounded by beautiful coastal views. Mahia is known for its sheep and cattle farms so get a taste of what it is really like to be a local. Guests can get involved in daily farm life and learn a thing or two about operating a farm. Feed some animals, collect the eggs, and maybe even take a ride on a donkey while you’re here. You’ll be minutes away from several beaches and great fishing and surfing spots.

Okepuha Station - Unique coastal farm stay
1782 Mahia East Coast Road Mahia
farmhouse 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

10. Stunning oceanfront beach house

Located right across from Mahia’s main swimming beach, the massive home has space for everything. Accommodating up to 19 people, you should have no shortage of room here. If you need even more room, there is space for campers and tents in the yard. The views of the waterfront are stunning and for anyone looking to do a little fishing, there are great spots nearby to catch snapper and crayfish. Enjoy breakfast on the private deck and watch the sunrise or the boats cruising along the shore in the evenings.

Stunning ocean-front beach house and sleepout
39 reviews
House 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It was so nice sitting on the deck and watching the sunset
Location was wonderful - a view of the sea to wake up to each day Great area for walking/biking Lots of different living spaces making it very roomy and comfortable
Upstairs/downstairs worked well for our 3 generations
far enough away to have a sense of space
You could not ask for better parking view facilities and location
Having three bathrooms was fantastic
Would definitely book Sugs Den again
and I would recommend the house and Amanda to anyone as she was wonderful at communicating and answering all of my questions
The dinner bell rang true and gathered the kidlets from the beach Although the dryer door needs attention
Wow This was the perfect bach for our group of family and friends to holiday Plenty of room for adults and kids to have their own space great location across the road from the beach and lots of ...
Very well set up A+
Fantastic bach in a beautiful location Very convenient to shop cafe and beach
Bach is located across the road from a sandy safe swimming beach and close to beautiful walks that we enjoyed
What a beautiful place to stay Handy to walking track down to beach and an easy walk to the local shops
Awesome get-a-way location Peaceful scenic views Would recommend to family and friends
Best bach we've stayed in
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Beach-side paradise

Mahia offers some amazing homes for your holiday by the beach. A lot of them are also pretty big so whether you’re travelling with the family or friends, there are a lot of options available for your beach next beach holiday.

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