Golden Bay Hideaway

Choose from four different types of accommodation in Wainui Bay. All four offer a natural bush environment and private location that invites a feeling of escape from the hustle of daily life.

So if you’d enjoy a cosy hot bath outside, lounging under millions of stars and listening to the moreporks at night, this is the place for you.

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    Kiwi Greenie

    Kiwi Greenie is our new low-energy passive solar design home for everyone. It's spectacular views over Wainui Bay are ready to be enjoyed from the outdoor bath, master bedroom and open plan living and dining area. Our second generation Greenie is the next step in eco-home design - Little Greenie design and build process.

    • Ideal space for a special getaway
    • Certified wheelchair access
    • Modern conveniences and comforts
    • Close to a range of activities
    • Craftsman's attention to detail
    • Extremely energy efficient
    • Warm all year round
    • Sleeps up to four people
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    Little Greenie

    Little Greenie is a serious low-energy passive solar design, demonstrating the future of sustainable house building. It's the show home of Little Greenie Design & Build. If you want to enjoy the still winter days in Golden Bay, this house catches the suns energy and stores it, this is real comfort - an experience worth living.

    • Perfect couples retreat
    • Mountain/estuary and sea views
    • Modern conveniences
    • Bath under the stars
    • Craftsman's attention to detail
    • Extremely energy efficient
    • Warm all year round
    • Comfortably sleeps two
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    House Truck

    House Truck is a lovingly restored and beautifully presented 1950's Commer. Surrounded by fantastic sea and mountain views in a private bush location. This fully equipped wagon is a cosy sanctuary to restore your pioneer spirit.

    • Perfect couples retreat
    • Peaceful and private
    • Beautifully handcrafted
    • Luxurious outside bath
    • Amazing sea views
    • Cosy and warm
    • Unique kiwi experience
    • Sleeps four + tents
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    Hippie House

    This fascinating house was started 20 years ago by some of the original 'Hippies' in Golden Bay and has recently been restored and skillfully completed. It is of funky and fun design with all rooms on different levels.

    • Great space for families
    • Quirky building design
    • Overlooking Wainui Inlet and Bay
    • Beautifully finished interior
    • Sunny deck and living spaces
    • Fantastic sunsets
    • Outside hot bath
    • Sleeps six + tent

Which Home Is Right For You?

All Visitors

Kiwi Greenie offers an eco-retreat with total comfort for everyone (sleeps up to four).

Hippie House is suitable accommodation for families who wish to find a holiday home to let the days drift by. Sleeps up to six.

Couples

House Truck and Little Greenie will suit a relationship-nurture holiday retreat - especially where seclusion and peaceful surroundings are priorities.

How to Find Us

Follow the directions and map to come and visit.

Customer Reviews

You can read customer reviews on our Airbnb.com page.

Top of the Park

Golden Bay Hideaway is currently the only accommodation option available at the Northern end of the Abel Tasman Coastal Track. Walkers can now come right through the park to Golden Bay and not have to worry about finding transportation into Takaka.

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Wainui Bay, Abel Tasman

All three accommodation options are located on the same property in Wainui Bay, Golden Bay. Situated at the top of New Zealand’s South Island and adjacent to Abel Tasman National Park, Wainui Bay has a slow pace of life with an abundance of natural beauty.

Kiwi Lifestyle

Many elements of New Zealand life the way it used to be, are still remaining in Wainui Bay. There’s a small family run farm, lots of native birds, no shops and people still have time to go to the beach.

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Recycling

In keeping with its aim of fostering a high standard of environmental ethics, Golden Bay Hideaway operates a well organised recycling regime with organised bins - even the bins are recycled!

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Not Too Far Out

Just fifteen minutes drive to Pohara's cafés, shops, bars, galleries and other urban delights. Golden Bay's main town of Takaka is 25 minutes away.