Downtime Cottage

543, Matapouri Road, Tutukaka, Tutukaka
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Coastal Holiday Homes
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About this Holiday House

We ensure all of our homes are cleaned to a very high standard and provide hotel grade linen and towels. Looking for downtime…? Escape to a beautiful coastal cottage! Downtime Cottage is a cozy, fresh and newly renovated holiday home located on the stunning Tutukaka coast. Ideally situated, just 3-minutes’ drive from Tutukaka marina and 3-minutes to Matapouri beach.Couples, families or friends looking to relax in a peaceful location with gorgeous rural and sea views, should look no further. Secluded and private with all-day sun, swing in the hammocks after a day at the beach, diving at the world-famous Poor Knights Islands or deep-sea fishing! Downtime Cottage comfortably sleeps 5-people in two separate rooms. Indulge in this breathtaking setting by taking a seat out on the deck, where you can enjoy a refreshing drink or some alfresco dining with sublime scenery to make it even more special. Or simply while-away the day and relax in hammocks looking out to Cape Brett in the distance. COTTAGE: The main cottage includes a bedroom with queen bed and built-in closet, open-plan living area with kitchenette facilities, comprising a large fridge/freezer, microwave, mini plug-in oven, double hot-plate, toaster, kettle and all necessarily utensils. Toilet room, bathroom (shower) and laundry room with washing machine. A window breakfast bar and dining table offer views of the open lawns with rolling hills and the sea beyond complement this lovely cottage. SLEEP-OUT: Adjoining the cottage a few steps across the wide deck is the recently renovated Sleep-Out. This room includes a Double & Single bunk bed, bathroom with shower, a small bar-fridge and Tea & Coffee making station. TUTUKAKA COAST The fabulous Tutukaka coast can easily be explored from this perfect location, situated close to Tutukaka’s Marina for diving and fishing charters, the marina also offers a selection of lovely cafes and restaurants for all-day dining options, a variety of shops and a petrol station for your convenience. Matapouri Beach and its close neighbours Whale Bay, Woolleys and Sandy Bay offer beautiful beaches that cater for all interests, not only calm and sheltered for children but also offering great surfing options as well.

Details and amenities

Child friendly
No pets
Linen provided
No smoking
No disabled access
Washing Machine
Cellphone coverage
Cleaning equipment
Cleaning supplies
Clothes line
Outdoor furniture

Bed layout

1 Queen(s), 1 Double Bunk(s)

Special Attractions and Activities Nearby

Boat launching is available at the Matapouri estuary across the road and substantial concrete ramp and jetty facilities are available at Tutukaka less than 10 minutes drive away. The local 18 hole golfcourse is 15 minutes away at Ngunguru. Fantastic local amenities include the Game Fishing club at Tutukaka which welcomes all guests. Charter hire, dive centre, petrol and shops. At Tutukaka boat hire is also available to go waterskiing, fishing, exploring or simply join a charter trip and discover the Poor Knights Islands rated by Jacques Cousteau as one of the top ten dive spots in the world. Dive Tutukaka offers a range of diving experiences, including diving two local wrecks and all day adventures discovering amazing wild life. Shopping in Tutukaka includes garden nurseries and boutiques. In Whangarei (25 mins away) there is a wide variety of shops. Find special clothing, jewellery, paintings, sculptures and other offerings from top New Zealand and local designers. In Tutukaka there are restaurants, cafes and other eateries including Schnappa Rock, Greens, the Marina Pizzeria, Salt Air and Moochas Bistro at the Game Fishing club. Spend a day horse trekking at nearby Whananaki Horse Trails, or visiting the Rocky Bay Alpacas. Take a caving tour with Peak Adventures exploring local caves, or visit Sailfish Cove Vineyard and sample their special wines.


Average Rating: 4
1 total review

A lovely quiet peaceful spot with gorgeous views. Cottage is very well appointed and tastefully decorated. Cottage is about half way between Matapouri and Tutakaka in a rural setting. Separate sleepout is perfect for teens.
Response from Owner
We are pleased you had a lovely stay keep coming back.



Date rangeRatesExtra guestsMinimum stay
11 Jan - 7 Feb $175 / Night for 2 guests$703 Nights
7 Apr - 10 Apr $175 / Night for 2 guests$703 Nights
21 Apr - 24 Apr $175 / Night for 2 guests$703 Nights
1 Jun - 5 Jun $175 / Night for 2 guests$703 Nights
21 Oct - 24 Oct $175 / Night for 2 guests$703 Nights
1 Dec - 25 Dec $175 / Night for 2 guests$703 Nights
26 Dec - 10 Jan $175 / Night for 2 guests$704 Nights
Rest of year$175 / Night for 2 guests$702 Nights
11 Jan - 7 Feb
$175 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $70Min. stay: 3 Nights
7 Apr - 10 Apr
$175 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $70Min. stay: 3 Nights
21 Apr - 24 Apr
$175 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $70Min. stay: 3 Nights
1 Jun - 5 Jun
$175 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $70Min. stay: 3 Nights
21 Oct - 24 Oct
$175 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $70Min. stay: 3 Nights
1 Dec - 25 Dec
$175 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $70Min. stay: 3 Nights
26 Dec - 10 Jan
$175 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $70Min. stay: 4 Nights
Rest of year
$175 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $70Min. stay: 2 Nights
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