Sandy Bay Cabins & Private Glamping

1665 Matapouri Road, Tutukaka Coast, WHANGAREI
Max Guests
Coastal Holiday Homes
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About this Holiday House

Exclusive Glamping Retreat with a Hot tub and Pizza Oven - This is a young retreat forever growing and is a wildlife sanctuary so strictly no animals. Sandy Bay Retreat is a family orientated camping retreat situated 3.5km from Sandy Bay on the Tutukaka Coast, home of the famous Poor Knights Islands and the largest sea cave in the world! Situated in a scenic valley of lush green hills just 20km from Whangarei or 10km to Matapouri. With spectacular beaches and coastal walks nearby there is always something to do. There are Sheep, tadpoles and frogs, dragonflies and butterflies, miniature horses: Sandy Bay Retreat offers a unique New Zealand camping experience. There is a strip of beautiful native bush which children love to play in, fresh drinking water and stream, BBQ and BBQ tables and two outside toilets. A small bridge over the stream into the bush is where you will find an open air hot water bush bath with outside shower. The water slide and pond are great entertainment making it run for the adults and children. In season herbs from the veggie garden. Ideal for families and friends, surfers, divers, and children’s’ camps. Stay at Sandy Bay Retreat for a truly New Zealand experience. Sandy Bay Retreat has 4 cabins 2 of which have power. There is also a 22 foot caravan which sleeps 2 persons. 2 hot showers and 2 cold showers on-site. Wifi is available on request, price upon application. Relax at night with the fire pit and cook up your catch of the day and roast marshmallows yum yum. Ideal for couples, surfers, divers, families and small groups. Stay at Sandy Bay Retreat for a true kiwi glamping experience.

Details and amenities

Child friendly
No pets
Linen not provided
No smoking
No disabled access
Spa pool
Heating & cooling
Fire place
Gas heating
Cot Available
Boat parking
Off Street Parking
Tea, coffee, sugar etc
CD player
Cellphone coverage
Cleaning equipment
Cleaning supplies
Clothes line
Electric heat
Extra Toilet
Internet available
iPod Dock
Laundry Tub
Oil heaters
Outdoor furniture
Outdoor Shower
Wood stove

Bed layout

1 Super King(s), 5 Double(s), 4 Single(s), 1 Bunk(s)


Average Rating: 5
1 total review

Iraj Chand
Great for a slightly different experience, our group of 6 adults and 4 kids had an awesome time. The outdoor hot bath/shower and the Pizza oven very our fav handy to Whale Bay and Matapouri Bay which were both beautiful beaches. Host was great and welcoming.



Date rangeRatesExtra guestsMinimum stay
10 Jan - 25 Dec $405 / Night for 10 guests$202 Nights
26 Dec - 9 Jan $520 / Night for 10 guests$204 Nights
Rest of year$405 / Night for 10 guests$202 Nights
10 Jan - 25 Dec
$405 / Night for 10 guests
Extra guests: $20Min. stay: 2 Nights
26 Dec - 9 Jan
$520 / Night for 10 guests
Extra guests: $20Min. stay: 4 Nights
Rest of year
$405 / Night for 10 guests
Extra guests: $20Min. stay: 2 Nights
Hello we would like to introduce ourselves. We are Coastal Holiday Homes and are your local Holiday Managers for this property. Once you have made a booking, we will be in touch with you to finalize your booking. We will then Confirm Acceptance of your booking through Holiday Houses, and they will process your deposit and full balance before your arrival. We will then be able to provide directions, address and key location to the property you have booked.
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