Log Cabin – Shared Facilities

Our sweet little log cabins are both quaint and cosy. Perfectly suited for one or two people to enjoy an East Coast experience. Wake up to sea views with a cup of tea on the deck and watch the world’s first rays of light kiss the earth.

  • Accommodates up to 2 people
  • Cosy queen sized bed
  • Plush, quality linen, duvet, pillows, and towels
  • Includes fridge, kettle, toaster, cutlery, glassware, and tea facilities
  • Deck with sea views
  • Communal bathrooms, kitchen, and laundry nearby
  • Pet-friendly by arrangement (check out our dog policy)
  • Don’t include access to spa nor sauna




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.

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.

Toilet & Showers

You’ll be stoked to know hot showers come at no additional cost. That being said, we trust you’ll remain conservative in your precious water usage.

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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The cabin was pleasant and comfortable with great ocean veiws It had a fridge and microwave and electric jug. All facilities we’re clean and tidy and the staff were pleasant and helpful.

Anonymous, October 2020. Booking.com

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Zen cabins

Awaken to the beauty of the big blue from the comfort of your bed. Our self-contained Zen Cabins are a luxury escape for those wanting a truly unique experience of the East Cape.




Compact and cosy, our Podlifes are self-contained and are perfectly suited for one or two people to enjoy an East Coast experience.

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