When you’ve booked the kids in for surfing lessons (or scheduled some for yourself) and need a great place to stay that’s near the beach, here’s the list you need.
Our top picks for accommodation in Mangawhai and Te Arai cover a range of budgets and are all great places to stay, whether you’re by yourself, with the kids or in a group.
Just a few steps away from Mangawhai Heads surf beach, this backpacker hostel is a newly renovated, relaxed and friendly place to stay.
Find out more and book at www.facebook.com/MangawhaiBackpackers
Casa di Lana
This old woolshed is now completely renovated and turned into 3 comfortable apartments with modern furnishings. It’s 2km from Te Arai beach and just down the road from Aotearoa Surf.
It can sleep up to 9 and you can choose whether to book 1, 2 or all 3 apartments.
Find out more and book at www.holidayhouses.co.nz/new/listing/67990
Riverside Holiday Park
This holiday park in Mangawhai has options for tents, caravans and campervans as well as some self-contained units. It fronts on to a private sandy beach in Mangawhai harbour and has 5 different beaches within 15 minutes drive. Plus, if you hire kayaks or paddleboards from us, you can launch them right into the harbour.
Find out more and book at www.riversideholidaypark.co.nz
Clareview Mangawhai Bed and Breakfast
Peaceful accommodation overlooking Mangawhai with views out to Mangawhai beach and the Hen and Chicken Islands.
It offers 3 rooms, each with a private entrance and patio.
Find out more and book at clareviewmangawhai.co.nz
Bach Stay Mangawhai
Bach Stay offers 60 holiday homes in and around Mangawhai, from luxury beachfront houses to classic Kiwi baches and a whole lot in between. There’s something for every size group and budget.
Search www.bachstay.co.nz to get started.