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The Cliff House

Cliff House is Spacious and Family Friendly

When you enter the Cliff House you will definitely be blown away by the view! From almost every room in this spacious and family-friendly home, you will enjoy ocean views. The house has two wings making it a perfect place for larger groups. You can see the Poor Knight Islands in the distance and the Tutukaka headland if you’re looking North.

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Get everyone together to try out the European pastime of petanque. Game rules are provided so you can learn as you play. Wander around the extensive grounds and mown pathways of this private estate, while taking in several stunning viewpoints. The Loop walkway is approximately 2 km and takes you through the native forest.

The Cliff House lends itself perfectly as anything from a wonderful location for two to a gathering place for large family reunions or groups of friends. There are large areas for both indoor and outdoor dining. The second lounge is great if you need to entertain young teenagers and well as allow for the adults to enjoy the downtime.

Catering is available, please view options here.

Guest review:

“Fabulous place to stay the weekend with a great bunch of friends. The view was absolutely stunning, overlooking the ocean and coastline from the cliff top. The house was fully equipped to a very high standard and was immaculate. The grounds were equally kept to a very high standard with some very cool walks you could do from the house.  Thanks very much, loved loved loved it.”

Key Features

  • 4 bedrooms, 10 guests
  • Clifftop/waterfront setting
  • Stunning Coastal Views
  • Large lawn area
  • 25 acres of private park-like grounds and tracks
  • 2 living areas
  • Full kitchen/BBQ
  • Couples, larger families and groups
  • Expansive deck areas
  • Sun loungers
  • Petanque Court
  • Birdwatching

House Details

  • SKY TV/DVD/bluetooth music streaming/HiFi
  • WiFi
  • 100% cotton linens & towels
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries supplied
  • Kitchen basics supplied
  • Superking, King, 1 x Queen, 2 x singles, 1 x bunk bed
  • 3 x shower/toilets  1 x Bath
  • Full laundry
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Outdoor dining
  • Exit clean ($250 surcharge for groups of 6 guests or more)


   1 May – 31 Oct   1 Nov – 14 Dec   15 Dec – 15 Jan   16 Jan – 30 April
Couple Rate   $ 850   $ 975   $ 1,045   $ 975
Extra Adult  $ 85 $ 85  $ 85 $ 85
Child   (14 and under)   $ 45 $ 45  $ 45  $ 45

Check availabilityMinimum 2-night stay / Minimum 3-night stay over public holiday weekends.

Peak season 15 December to 15 January min 6-night stay.

Please note $ 250 additional surcharge for groups of 6 guests or more.

Gift vouchers are available.

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