Esther's Cottage, Waimarama

58 Airini Road, Waimarama, Havelock North
Max Guests

About this Holiday House

Enjoy Waimarama in this large, self-contained beach holiday home with breathtaking views along Waimarama surf beach to Cape Kidnappers. Built new in 2011, with 5 bedrooms sleeping 10 on two levels, the home features a large open-plan lounge, dining and kitchen area opening onto a deck overlooking a reserve and the beach. It has been designed to cope with the bustle of family groups and yet it is also ideal for a couple looking for a quiet romantic retreat. The two dining tables with inside/outside options make it ideal for a small business retreat or function. The two upstairs bedrooms each open onto a balcony and connect to a large bathroom with shower, bath and toilet. One of these has twin king singles combining to a super-king double bed. The other upstairs room is a queen. The ground level has three inside bedrooms plus a deck room. One has twin singles combining to a King double. The next is a queen double. The large bunk-room has three double bunks plus a roll-away single. The veranda has an extra enclosable sleeping space with a standard double bed. The main ground level bathroom has an accessible shower, bath and toilet.

Details and amenities

Child friendly
Pet: please enquire
Linen: please enquire
No smoking
Accessibility: please enquire
Heating & cooling
Fire place
Washing Machine
Boat parking
Tea, coffee, sugar etc
Cellphone coverage
Cleaning equipment
Cleaning supplies
Clothes line
Electric heat
Ensuite Bathroom
Fire wood supplied
Oil heaters
Outdoor furniture
Outdoor Shower

Bed layout

2 King/Twin, 2 Queen(s), 3 Double Bunk(s), 1 Double(s), 1 Trundler bed(s)


Average Rating: 5
17 total reviews

Jennifer & Whanau
This place was great! Right on the beach front with over view of the estuary, this place is picturesque. Had plenty of grass for the little ones to play on too when they couldn't go to the beach. Short easy stroll to the shop, the reserve and to the patrolled flagged swim area. The house itself suited us well with plenty of space for the different needs. Kids in the bunk room with their parents in the downstairs rooms while the kid free adults were upstairs with a large open plan living area. With the ease of booking and the great communications between ourselves and the owners we look forward to returning again in the next year, would highly recommend. Thank you Rob and Jane
Response from Owner
wow, thank you so much for the feedback. It sounds like the kids will have some wonderful summer memories and it's great to hear about other family and friend groups enjoying it as much as we do. Look forward to seeing you back in future
We absolutely loved our stay here. The location is fantastic, right near the beach and a short walk to the shop and playground too. On a really hot summer weekend the house was cool and relaxing. A bonus of a warm outside shower made it easy to keep the house clean. It has everything you need for a holiday. We will have to come back with a bigger family group next time as it felt a bit big just for 4 people!
Response from Owner
Thanks so much for the feedback. Glad you enjoyed it. Yes it handles a bigger group with ease. Hope to see you back :-)
Esther's Cottage is in a great location with easy access to the stream and the beach making it ideal for families. The house is well appointed, comfortable beds, the outdoor shower an excellent addition. We enjoyed the easy flow from indoors to deck to lawn, providing plenty of space even with a full house.
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Date rangeRatesExtra guestsMinimum stay
1 Apr - 30 Nov $250 / Night for 4 guests$202 Nights
22 Dec - 30 Jan $400 / Night for 6 guests$506 Nights
Rest of year$300 / Night for 6 guests$302 Nights
1 Apr - 30 Nov
$250 / Night for 4 guests
Extra guests: $20Min. stay: 2 Nights
22 Dec - 30 Jan
$400 / Night for 6 guests
Extra guests: $50Min. stay: 6 Nights
Rest of year
$300 / Night for 6 guests
Extra guests: $30Min. stay: 2 Nights
Minimum stay 2 nights at all times except for Waitangi Day, ANZAC, Easter, Queen's Birthday & Labour Weekends which have minimum 3 night stay; and Christmas to late January has minimum 6 night stay unless there is only availability for shorter stays. Any booking that includes Boxing day must commence on or before 24 December.
The "Rest of Year" (April-October) rate excludes Waitangi, Easter, ANZAC, Queens Birthday and Labour Weekends which are $350 per night for up to 6 people plus $40 per extra person.
Beds have pillows, duvets and extra blankets. Bring your own linen or linen hire is $15 extra per person for the stay.
Cleaning, $70 extra and compulsory.
Booking & Payment Policy:
When the client wishes to confirm a tentative booking, we will email a brief rental agreement.
The booking is confirmed on acceptance of the rental agreement and receipt of a deposit of 50% of the total booking cost, due within 3 working days, otherwise the dates are released.
The balance is due two weeks before the booked arrival date, therefore any booking made within 2 weeks of the stay requires 100% payment.
The booking will be cancelled if the balance is not paid by the due date, in which case the following cancellation policy applies.
Cancellation policy:
50% of the total cost of the booking will be charged if cancelled within:
• 45 days of a stay during 24 Dec – 30 Jan or Easter
• 14 days of a stay during any other time.
If cancelled within 7 days of a stay then 100% of the total cost of the booking will be charged.
All refunds will be subject to a $50 administration fee.

Check in 3pm, Check out 11am


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