The Beach House, Kawau Island, Auckland, New Zealand

Accommodation Type: Lodge
Number of rooms: 11

A private island escape to pristine beach overlooking clear blue water – you have discovered The Beach House nestled on the edge of stunning Vivian Bay on Kawau Island, close to Auckland. Hear the calls of New Zealand’s native birds, fantails, tui, wood pigeons, and kingfishers and, as night falls, the sound of Kiwi and Morepork . The friendly Wekas will entertain you as they forage near the beach. The luxury ocean-front and romantic bush cottage rooms overlook the sea. Offering expansive courtyards and decks and on the edge of the bay offer the perfect place to dine al-fresco.

Dine on exquisite cuisine created by the chef using only the freshest locally sourced produce. Arrive by Seaplane from down town Auckland or drive to the seaside village of Sandspit and take the ferry or a water taxi out to Kawau Island. Take a kayak out onto the sheltered bays, dive for shellfish, go snorkelling, catch a snapper, or just simply relax with a good book and unwind. As night falls the skies open to showcase the stars. No light pollution, no roads, and no cars – just exquisite décor, stunning ocean views and exceptional cuisine

Facilities: Eleven contemporary rooms, some ocean front, all offer sea views. Tea/coffee facilities, TV, CD player, limited complimentary Wi-Fi.