Little Villas

Live it up large in our oceanfront “Little Villas”. Self contained and spacious accommodation for a relaxing holiday experience in Gisborne. These modern beauties have everything you need no matter the season.

 


  • Accommodates up to 2 people
  • Folded Sofa (can accommodate 2 kids by request & linen fee)
  • Cosy queen bed
  • Plush, quality linen, duvet, pillows, and towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Fully equipped kitchen with 2 hob gas burner and microwave.
  • Quality bedding, linen, and towels for added comfort
  • Includes fridge, cutlery, crockery, glassware and tea and coffee facilities
  • Deck with absolute sea views
  • Pets are NOT allowed (Check out Podlife and Log Cabins)

BOOK YOUR STAY

Facilities

Wi-Fi

If you need to access wi-fi, Tatapouri Bay offers free and unlimited access.

Kindly note we are located in an isolated area, with not phone coverage. Which means everyone will be using same wifi.

Outdoor spa

Facing the water’s edge, our outdoor spa is the perfect place to relax, unwind and soak up the good vibes.

Only available for beachfront cabins Little Villa, Tiny Home, Zen Cabins & Glamping Tents. Booking requested. (Subject availability)

Oceanfront café

Open during the spring and summer season, enjoy a taste of Tatapouri Bay with great coffee and treats.

Currently working hours:

Saturday and Sunday: 8am to 2pm.

 

Children’s playground

Tatapouri Bay is a natural playground for all ages to enjoy but littlies can also discover swings and slides at our children’s playground.

Recycling station

We are strong believers in doing our part to protect our beautiful whenua (land). You can help us by recycling paper, plastic, glass and aluminium at our on-site recycling station.

Boat ramp

Launch ready and anchors aweigh. Boaties headed out for some offshore fun have access to an on-site boat ramp. Just remember to have your safety gear and life vests on board.

BBQ facilities

Cook up some local kiwi kai (food) over the barbie and enjoy the beach vibes to the fullest. It is located in the main facilities and it is first come, first serve.

Laundry room

Two coin-operated commercial washing machines & dryer are available. A laundry line with pegs is available to hang washing outside –for the love of crisp, sun-kissed washing.

Price: $4 dollar. Machine only accept $1 dollar and $2 dollar coin. You can cash out at reception in case you need coins.

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“This place is one of the special hidden treasures of NZ. Brilliant sunrise, hospitality was first class and the total glamping experience was top shelf.
Can’t wait to go back.”

Andrew Fullerton-Smith, March 2020. AirBnb

More Rooms

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Log cabins

Our sweet little log cabins by the beach are both quaint and cosy. Perfectly suited for one or two people to enjoy an East Coast experience.

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Glamping Tents

Slow down and sink in to the beauty of nature in our cosy Lotus Belle tent. Resting right on the water’s edge, you’ll have front row seats to the first sunrise on earth.

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Stay connected with us #TatapouriBay

Nothing like that Gisborne glow 🌞 When the bunny tails are out it's even more special as they catch the sun like thousands of little candles.
Cooking with a view! Our Tiny Home has all the right windows. There is even one above the bed for star gazing 🌟
Here's to hot tubs 🥂 For warming us through the winter and allowing us to keep appreciating nature 🌅
It's well and truly tea season ☕️ What's your favourite kinda cuppa? We stock a few varieties in our Zen Cabins much to our guests liking 🤗
Our little slice of paradise 🙌 Constantly evolving, changing and providing. There is nothing better than sharing it with delighted guests that come from near and far to experience the magic ✨
Happy Winter Solstice friends 🤗 Stay cosy during your hibernation.
The warm glow of the sun lighting up our Little Villa 🌞 📷 @railayfawkes
Sunrise appreciation post 🌅 One of the best things about these short days are the later sunrises. It means more people are awake to witness the magic ✨ However, we are so looking forward to the days getting longer 😉 📷 @uisce.potter.de.boeck
You can't beat a serene day at Tatapouri Bay 🌞 Though nowadays a few more layers are in order 🥶
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