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

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If you’d think about New Zealand, Matakana might not come to mind but this place is a treasure waiting to be discovered - the area has vineyards aplenty if you are thinking of going on a wine discovery and besides that, every drive down the roads of New Zealand presents you breathtaking views of this city. These apartments that are in Matakana are all nestled in areas that are tranquil and healing for the city dwellers in us, and once in a while we all yearn for that retreat where we bask in the warmth of the sunlight at the lawn of these apartments and when the weather gets chilly, host a barbeque party outside. Here is a list of the top Bookabach holiday homes in Matakana.

1. A house surrounded by greenery (from USD 106)

With Campbel’s beach that is 10-minutes away, it makes it a comfortable walk to the beach with pristine blue waters where you can spend an afternoon there, listening to the waves of the sea. This cottage provides a gas barbeque pit on the deck of the house and not far from the pit is the dining area which is surrounded by lush greenery. It is a perfect setting for a getaway from the city. The location of the cottage house is ideal as it’s near to many local attractions such as the Brick Bay sculpture trail, Tawharanui and to the farmers’ market as well.

Kereru Cottage, tranquil and safe, close to Baddeleys Beach, Tawharanui
Matakana, Matakana, NZ
158 reviews
cottage 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
The cottage was comfortable and well equipped although would be cold in winter with just the one heater
Bach was comfortable everything one needs
The bach is equipped with everything
The view from The deck was stunning
It was cosy and warm and the home was a joy to stay in
Cleanliness:
Just the right size for 2 adults and 2 kids Clean and tidy
Very well equipped clean and comfortable
Host:
John was very quick to reply to emails and very attentive to our needs
Beautiful views clean house very well set up
stay good shower for a tank supplied and loved the big BBQ hotplate for great steaks House was set back from the road and was placed beautifully amongst the trees with a nice view of the bay and ...
Definitely appreciated the electric blankets and heat pump
Lovely waking up to the birds and lovely little view of the sea
Location:
Perfect location to explore the Tawharanui Peninsula and weather
Great place to stay when in the area away from some of the other pretentious bays and beaches House was adequately equiped for a few nights
Nice place beautiful location and good base to explore the area
Lovely quiet place to relax and unwind from the city Very much enjoyed our stay
Kids loved watching the birds from the deck and exploring the local beaches
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2. A wooden house that sits on a large grassland (from USD 142)

This cottage house sits right in the middle of a country village and a large grass patch, this is the place with vast greenery at your doorstep. Matakana coast is an ideal spot if you’d like to indulge in good food and they sell good wine there. The good news is that this cottage is not far off from the Matakana coast. This is a comfortable abode for thee persons and the host has it that the third person staying has to pay a small fee.

Charming Matakana country cottage
Matakana, Warkworth, NZ
60 reviews
cottage 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
The cottages are spread out and have lots or privacy
It was great having our friends staying in the other cottages
Everything you needed and more Relaxing atmosphere and warm at night Very comfortable bed
Cleanliness:
Very clean and tidy great sport
Host:
So tidy and quaint a real escape from reality x lovely owners who made me feel so welcome
Very private nice and quiet Highly recommend to anyone
Clean and tidy accommodation perfect for a weekend away Fantastic host who is easy to communicate with
Laurette has done a very tasteful job with decor and making the villa feel homely and warm Great place to stay with an amazing host who gave us space and let us to enjoy our get away 10/10 thank y...
We had a beautiful wedding night ??
Location:
Perfect little cottage on a beautiful setting
Beautiful property in a stunning location
just perfect for getting away from it
just perfect for getting away from it
Location was fantastic literally just out of Matakana Close to some locals stores Has a very private setting even though there are 3 cottages to stay in
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3. A completely romantic spot (from USD 121)

This space is a comfortable accommodation for two people and since this place is found at the end of a typical New Zealand rural gravel road, the drive would guarantee you a sneak peek of the scenic views New Zealand has to offer. What’s amazing is that the scenic view never ends at this accommodation, when you step out you will be greeted with a vast view of the waters and greenery from afar, it spells peace and tranquillity and these two qualities are worth making the trip down to this home for your holiday.

Hawks Nest Hideaway. Ocean View, Private Bush Walk
Matakana, Matakana, NZ
63 reviews
House 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
It was a beautiful hideaway modern cottage with everything we needed
we were spoilt by the birdsong
It has everything you need and
The bed was extremely comfortable & bach aesthetically pleasing having everything one needed
The hideaway is a perfect place to go to recharge your batteries Its secluded and private in a beautiful setting with lots of extra comforts that make you feel like a special guest
Cleanliness:
Amazing bach amazing facilities
It was so clean and warm and the views were just stunning
The owners take pride in looking after there guests
furnishing bath robes and the beautifully appointed kitchen and bathroom
Host:
chocolate and a friendly welcome from the owner (as well as from Ted
Sam was a perfect host introduced herself making sure we had and knew what we needed about the local area
us - loved the honey from their bees
We felt so pampered by the thoughtful touches (chocolate
A lovely relaxing long weekend watching the fantails acrobatic display above the lovely garden whilst taking in the fantastic views A lovely well-appointed little bach with some added extras jus...
Location:
but it's not somewhere to just pop out for milk
The location was also ideal
it felt totally secluded but was only a few minutes drive from Ti Point and Matakana
Best place we have ever stayed Magic views and location
The drive into the property is worth it
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4. A beach loft with vibrant interiors (from USD 143)

This vibrant loft lifts the spirits of anyone who is visiting. It is well-furnished and everything from the kitchen to the living room to the bedrooms is modernistic and clean. One of the best things about living in this accommodation is that it provides you with the view of the waters that are almost at your doorstep. They also provide continental breakfast that has a spread so sumptuous that makes you think about this when you leave.

Matakana Coast, Waterfront Beach Loft
Matakana, Snells Beach, NZ
42 reviews
Apartment 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
The loft was tidy and cozy with such a nice view of the water
I haven't mentioned the view WOWWe will be back
The bed was wonderfully large & luxurious and the couch was very comfortable for reading
The loft is exactly what it is described as and is quirky - like a loft
Location is beautiful peaceful and Jude and Steve have created a real home from home in the one bedroom apartment
Cleanliness:
Quiet clean and stylish its a lovely studio
Host:
Excellent hosts warm and welcoming Great Communication
The continental breakfast with a bit of home baking was delicious
Stunning views beautiful and comfortably furnished wonderful breakfast supplies and all the little touches made for a really luxurious stay
Great hosts who go the extra mile to make your stay very comfortable and relaxing
was a highlight for us as well as Tawharanui Regional Park
Location:
A perfect private quiet haven tucked away in Snells Beach
Close to Snell's beach shops Brick Bay Matakana
Great place to stay for a quiet rest in comfort Close to nice restaurants and winers
The loft was private and has everything you need Fantastic views Central location
What a lovely place in a lovely spot
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5. A place for a large group (from USD 215)

For a larger group of travellers, this apartment has all that you need for a larger group. The lawn is a good place for a good catch up with relatives or friends you haven’t met in some time, or all the better if you could have a picnic with your larger group. This accommodation fits 12 and has a few bedrooms to be shared. They have a pool table provided which is a good area for the young adults to have a game or two while the older ones could sip some wine at the sofas outside. There are swings as well, which makes a great morning or evening stroll an ideal one with the smaller ones around. This could even be a perfect ground for small gatherings such as a wedding or a birthday party or even a family gathering.

Seaside holiday property for large family groups
Matakana, Warkworth, NZ
27 reviews
House 5 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
We enjoyed the open kitchen/dining and lounge/bedrooms areas
beds were comfortable and it was great having the open spaces
- you wont be disappointed
both Leigh and Matakana just down the road is very handy
it has enough covered common areas to hold a larger sized group if the weather did turn
Cleanliness:
Had everything we needed and everyone raved about it Tidy and clean casual fale style buildings with good amount of cover if needed
Loved the flow of the place
Host:
Denise allowed us access to her equipment
What a very handy family friendly location
Not your typical holiday and thats why its so fun
The owner is a pleasure to deal with and always went the extra mile
It is unique with large beautiful gardens and definitely a memorable place We held a late summer hens party here and all who came raved about the place While the weather was beautiful for us
Location:
Amazing big lawn and a lot of space
Perfect for a large group of girls
- everything is so close by Loved the trinkets around the fale
There is a lovely outdoor space where we ate most our meals and had games on the lawn which was just perfect
If you are looking for a place that is peaceful safe and you have good company then head for Wine in the Willows
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6. Cosy cottage close to the village

With a cottage house like this, it’s hard to not imagine having the whole cottage house lit up with candles, warm blankets to tug you in for an in-house movie night, this place is associated with all things cozy. It is said to be near the village of Matakana as well thus it is not difficult to get here, and you won’t have to hire a car. If you’re in the vicinity of Matakana, drop by their very own vineyards and don’t get too tipsy before the day ends.

2 minutes walk to the village heart.
56 reviews
cottage 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
House is open with plenty of room & everything you want or need
The house was modern and spacious
Very comfortable home with every thing you could need
The house had everything we needed beds were comfy
Comfortable character cottage with all amenities that couldn't be more centrally located in the charming village of Matakana
Cleanliness:
as described Clean and tidy
Host:
Great communication with the owner
a large fruit bowl full of beautiful fruit home made muesli yogurt and a fire ready to set a match to
We arrived to fresh bread
Wonderful property both inside and outside living areas great central location Was lovely to have fresh bread and fruit on our arrival
Barbara's home is warm and inviting
Location:
Great location right in the centre of Matakana
Location is fabulous walking distance to shops cafes bars and markets
The property is brilliantly located right in the village
Perfect location within walking distance to town and market House clean tidy and has everything you need for a weekend stay plus
Right across the road from the Markets great location for a weekend get-away Big place with plenty of space to relax
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7. Comfortable accommodation for two

This apartment’s size is ideal for a couple wanting a short holiday from the hustle of city life. The space within the house, the kitchen area and Bask in the morning sun or around dusk at the mini-sized pool outdoors. Right at the doorstep of the house lies a garden of flowers, and if you are lucky you might catch them blooming in the right season.

Matakana peaceful rustic retreat,soak in the secluded hot spa.
Matakana, Warkworth, NZ
179 reviews
chalet 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
Spa pool a bonus Comfortable bed
The stay was comfortable and relaxing
We had a very special time at the Tui Barn celebrating our 16th wedding anniversary Had everything you could want for a romantic getaway - private quiet big screen tv
The spa pool and candles were a lovely touch under the beautiful stary night sky
Cleanliness:
The cottage was very tidy and clean
Host:
Hosts were super helpful and informative
the hosts were very attentive and friendly and the hot tub was just perfect
Great when the sun was shining
Thoughtful hosts provided excellent directions and even some chocolates :-)Thoroughly recommended
spa was lovely with the starry sky above
Location:
Good location to Matakana and its surrounds
The weather was just lovely
Location well suited to explore the area and local beaches Peaceful area and off the beaten track
The location is secluded but close enough to Matakana to enjoy the market and everything else on offer Highly recommend cycling the community trail from matakana to Omaha and Point Wells
The spa was a big plus
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8. Scandinavian feel that is simple yet classy

With the minimalistic style of the interiors, the ambiance of this cottage is simple yet elegant. The walls of the bedrooms are in the color scheme that complements the theme of the house and makes the whole stay an invigorating one. It is only a comfortable walk to art galleries and the Matakana coast where plenty of seafood is in store for you. There is also a communal barbeque pit that is shared amongst the three cottages that are provided by the host. While this is a comfortable space for three, this area is ideal for a planned extended family vacation where families could occupy other cottages as well.

Charming Matakana country cottage
Matakana, Warkworth, NZ
65 reviews
cottage 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It was tough to cool the cottage down after a hot day
it would be great to have a tv
Very comfortable and would come again ;)
The sun hits nicely in the evening
Thank you so much for an amazing stay at a beautiful cottage its small but warm and fitted to the needs we wanted for the night Would stay again in a heart beat
Cleanliness:
The cottage has everything we needed tastefully furnished very clean and tidy
Host:
The host Laurette made checking in very easy and had designed the cottages beautifully
Cute cottage with all you need
We had such a great time here the cottage was warm and cosy and had everything we needed Laurette was great to communicate with and responded quickly going out of her way to make sure I received...
Surprised there was no TV in our cottage which would have been good to watch & unwind at the end of our busy days out and about would have brought a tablet or device to watch movie if realised
Cute and Super clean Friendly communication with ownerIdea
Location:
A great escape away at BeauRegard Cottage Voltaire warmly ready for our arrival Perfectly located little cottage on vast lifestyle block near the main road
Was a nice getaway from the city and a very quick and easy time to either Warkworth or Matakana
Perfect place for a quiet weekend getaway in Matakana
Sawmill Brewery walk on beach at Omaha
but it was our second time staying and a great spot to get ready then crash at after recommend to any wanting a great location to many great activities and food around a simple yet modern spot to...
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9. Recharge yourself inside a forest

This place is a retreat for the soul and a treat to the eyes because of the lush greenery it has to offer. Go for dips in the cedar hot tub that is situated outside the accommodation and you could relax your mind, body and soul with the chirping of the native birds such as Tui and Kereru.

Beautiful native bush retreat
Matakana, Auckland, NZ
126 reviews
cottage 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

10. Cottage with plenty of natural light

With a see-through interior allowing all the sunlight to come in from outside, this cottage is absolutely a good fit for a small family. The hosts have kindly provided a baby cot should you intend to bring your small one out on this holiday. With a personal space for your baby, you will not worry about your tosses in the bed that would awaken your baby. This cottage is near several attractions, including vineyards and cafes.

Matakana Escape - Farmstay cottage
81 Omaha Valley Road Matakana
farmhouse 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

When in Matakana

Remember to pay the vineyards a visit and these apartments are all quite near them. These places have all the styles you want in a house, from modern to chic to Scandinavian.

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