Gentle Annie Seaside Accommodation

Gentle Annie, R.D.1, Mokihinui, Westport
Max Guests

About this Holiday House

A piece of paradise. Gentle Annie really is the perfect spot to get off the beaten track, experience the real New Zealand and truly appreciate the South Island’s West Coast. Open 365 days a year, the beach houses on our one-thousand acre property are set in surroundings where Aotearoa is as it used to be—lush, unspoiled and natural. Bounded by the Tasman Sea, the mighty Mokihinui River and beautifully ancient Nikau-fringed native bush, our tranquil seaside accommodation is an excellent place to relax and enjoy your time away from a hectic life or set up base and explore our natural surroundings. Just imagine sitting out on the verandah overlooking the Tasman, thousands of acres of lush native forest behind you, millions of miles of beautiful ocean in front. Gentle Annie is the place to get away—all our houses are nestled amongst native forest and set well apart from each other with expansive views of coastline and bush, so that it feels like you're the last person on earth. Available are four secluded self-contained holiday houses. Each is private, clean and comfortable with a good balance between the rustic and modern. Additionally offered is the Rata Lodge - three rooms each with three queens and three singles available by the room or by the whole lodge. Also enjoy traditional New Zealand seaside camping set in sheltered sites at the river mouth. Being centrally located in the northern west coast, Gentle Annie is near the places of interest where day trips will get you to the magnificent Oparara Limestone Arches, the Kahurangi National Park, the Heaphy Track, the Punakaiki Pancake Rocks, the Chasm Creek and Charming Creek walkways, the Denniston Plateau and the Cape Foulwind Seal Colony. In every season, enjoy some good quality time out at Gentle Annie. This is the real New Zealand you have been looking for.

Details and amenities

Child friendly
Pet friendly
Linen not provided
No smoking
Accessibility: please enquire
Heating & cooling
Fire place
Washing Machine
Boat parking
CD player
Cellphone coverage
Cleaning supplies
Clothes line
Electric heat
Fire wood supplied
Gas log fire

Bed layout

2 Queen(s), 4 Single(s), 1 Fold out bed(s)


Average Rating: 5
6 total reviews

This spot is heaven on Earth!! we have stayed in the Cabbage Tree Cottage twice....and had a wonderful time both times....fantastic location with gorgeous wild beach that you can build a roaring fire on...lush vegetation...and everything in the house that you need for a cosy stay! Definitely a wonderful place to stay if you want to be away from the hustle and bustle of daily life!! Just bring your food and a few dvds or a book and you are set!! Recommend 150%!!!!!! :-)
Response from Owner
Thanks for your great comment. I'm glad you enjoyed your time at Gentle Annie. We think it's a special spot too, with heaps of things to see and do in this beautiful region! Looking forward to having you back sometime :)
Marina Steinke
Thank you for sharing your beautiful piece of paradise. Not only did we enjoy the scenery, the walking tracks you provide and the beach but also the house itself with its unique wood burner made from stones collected at the beach. A real gem.
Sean and Sharon, Blenheim.
"Beautiful setting - a great place to get away and just do nothing".
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Date rangeRatesExtra guestsMinimum stay
All year$110 / Night for 2 guests$301 Night
All year
$110 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $30Min. stay: 1 Night
Each of the five houses have their own rate with four tariff seasons, ranging from $50-$200 per couple. Additional adults are $30 each.


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