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Knights View Retreat - Tutukaka Coast

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 54 reviews.SuperhostMatapouri, Northland, New Zealand
Entire guesthouse
hosted by Anisa
2 guestsStudio1 bed1 bath
Entire guesthouse hosted by Anisa
2 guestsStudio1 bed1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the guesthouse to yourself.
Sparkling clean
16 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Anisa is a Superhost
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Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Knights View Retreat – Sandy Bay
This unique retreat is surrounded in native bush and offers stunning views out to the Poor Knights Islands.
Our private guest room is separate from the house and comes with a kitchenette, tiled bathroom with walk in shower and large decking area with BBQ.
There is access provided to a spa pool (on request), outdoor shower and drying area for dive gear/wetsuits with plenty of room available for those wanting to bring their own surfboards or kayaks.

The space
With numerous beaches and walks at your fingertips we provide the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Enjoy our wonderful native birdlife with tui and woodpigeon during the day and morepork and Kiwi calls echoing through the valley when night falls. On a clear night this is also a spectacular place for star gazing with few lights to dull the amazing glow of the night sky.

Here's what our guests have to say:

Anisa’s place far exceeded our expectations! A beautiful home set on a hilltop with amazing views over the valley and ocean, the best Airbnb we’ve ever booked. Book this place without hesitation, even if you have to travel a little further to get there - it’s worth it!

Knights View Retreat is a beautiful place to stay. Our visit of three nights was idyllic: the studio is very comfortable, welcoming and well-equipped, with a fantastic view and lovely deck where we had all our meals. We loved the view, the quiet, the stars, the trees and garden all around. Amazing beaches are a 10-minute drive away, and there are wonderful nearby hikes to beaches too. The hosts are great; they welcomed us very nicely and then left us in total privacy. Note that the description of the kitchen is accurate; there is no stove but there is a good gas bbq. We like remote beauty with comfort, and this is it. We arrived with plans to use this as a jumping off point for further exploration but immediately decided we would stay close to home because it is such a great place to just be.

Guest access
You will have full access for parking in the areas around the guesthouse and all decking areas and covered areas that immediately around the guesthouse are for your use. There is also shared access to the spa area at the front of the main home when not in use.

Other things to note
As we are rural we are not on fibre but do have a limited 4G wifi available for our guests. The TV in the guest room can be used for viewing netflix.
There is a kitchenette that comes with a microwave and small bar fridge. A bbq is also available for cooking. This can be moved to a covered area in the event of bad weather if required. We provide instant coffee/tea/hot chocolate, sugar and a plunger if you would prefer to bring your own plunger coffee.
We also provide basics including a small bottle of milk, cereal, salt and pepper and cooking oil for the BBQ. There are cooking utensils provided for the BBQ and microwave.
Although we are ideally set up for two people, we do have a fold out queen size couch in the guest room so are able to host up to four people on request. Extra charges will apply.
Spa towels are provided but we do ask that you bring your own beach towels and rinse off any sand/moisturisers or sunscreens in our heated outdoor shower to avoid contamination of spa water.
Knights View Retreat – Sandy Bay
This unique retreat is surrounded in native bush and offers stunning views out to…
Knights View Retreat – Sandy Bay
This unique retreat is surrounded in native bush and offers stunning views out to the Poor Knights Islands.
Our private guest room is separate from the house and comes with a kitchenette, tiled bathroom with walk in shower and large decking area with BBQ.
There is access provided to a spa pool (on request), outdoor shower and drying area for dive gear/wetsuits with plenty of room available for those wanting to bring their own surfboards or kayaks.

The space
With numerous beaches and walks at your fingertips we provide the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Enjoy our wonderful native birdlife with tui and woodpigeon during the day and morepork and Kiwi calls echoing through the valley when night falls. On a clear night this is also a spectacular place for star gazing with few lights to dull the amazing glow of the night sky.

Here's what our guests have to say:

Anisa’s place far exceeded our expectations! A beautiful home set on a hilltop with amazing views over the valley and ocean, the best Airbnb we’ve ever booked. Book this place without hesitation, even if you have to travel a little further to get there - it’s worth it!

Knights View Retreat is a beautiful place to stay. Our visit of three nights was idyllic: the studio is very comfortable, welcoming and well-equipped, with a fantastic view and lovely deck where we had all our meals. We loved the view, the quiet, the stars, the trees and garden all around. Amazing beaches are a 10-minute drive away, and there are wonderful nearby hikes to beaches too. The hosts are great; they welcomed us very nicely and then left us in total privacy. Note that the description of the kitchen is accurate; there is no stove but there is a good gas bbq. We like remote beauty with comfort, and this is it. We arrived with plans to use this as a jumping off point for further exploration but immediately decided we would stay close to home because it is such a great place to just be.

Guest access
You will have full access for parking in the areas around the guesthouse and all decking areas and covered areas that immediately around the guesthouse are for your use. There is also shared access to the spa area at the front of the main home when not in use.

Other things to note
As we are rural we are not on fibre but do have a limited 4G wifi available for our guests. The TV in the guest room can be used for viewing netflix.
There is a kitchenette that comes with a microwave and small bar fridge. A bbq is also available for cooking. This can be moved to a covered area in the event of bad weather if required. We provide instant coffee/tea/hot chocolate, sugar and a plunger if you would prefer to bring your own plunger coffee.
We also provide basics including a small bottle of milk, cereal, salt and pepper and cooking oil for the BBQ. There are cooking utensils provided for the BBQ and microwave.
Although we are ideally set up for two people, we do have a fold out queen size couch in the guest room so are able to host up to four people on request. Extra charges will apply.
Spa towels are provided but we do ask that you bring your own beach towels and rinse off any sand/moisturisers or sunscreens in our heated outdoor shower to avoid contamination of spa water.
Knights View Retreat – Sandy Bay
This unique retreat is surrounded in native bush and offers stunning views out to the Poor Knights Islands.
Our private guest room is separate from the house and c…

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 queen bed

Amenities

Hangers
Hot tub
Carbon monoxide alarm
Hair dryer
Kitchen
Laptop-friendly workspace
Heating
TV
Fire extinguisher
Wi-Fi

5.0 out of 5 stars from 54 reviews
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This host offers 10% off if you stay a week and a 30% monthly discount.

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Matapouri, Northland, New Zealand

Situated within a 5-10 minute drive of some of the most pristine beaches and coastal walks on the Tutukaka coast and only 14 km away from the Tutukaka marina (gateway to the outer islands and Poor Knights Marine Reserve) offering sightseeing, diving and fishing charters as well cafes/restaurants, art galleries and shops.
You can also book surf lessons at our local Sandy Bay Surf Beach, enjoy horse trekking and walk or cycle the Sandy Bay/Whananaki walk/cycle way – all right at your doorstop within a 4 minute drive from Knights View Retreat.
Whilst there are a good range of dining options and supplies from our local eateries and superettes, if you are staying for a few days or arriving early evening and driving through a main centre such as Whangarei or KeriKeri it is worth stopping into a supermarket to get any supplies you think you may need for your visit as most of our small shops shut by 7.00pm if you are not wanting to eat out and they do not stock the range of items you will find in a supermarket.
Situated within a 5-10 minute drive of some of the most pristine beaches and coastal walks on the Tutukaka coast and only 14 km away from the Tutukaka marina (gateway to the outer islands and Poor Knights Marin…

Hosted by Anisa

Joined in January 2019
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Anisa and Jason were drawn to the Tutakaka Coasts epic dive sites and beautiful, pristine beaches and coastline. We love meeting new people and look forward to sharing this stunning part of New Zealand with our guests.
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House rules
Check-in: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Checkout: 10:00 am
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events