Mariri Inlet - in the heart of Tasman Bay


Entire rental unit hosted by Carolina And Ian

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 2 beds
  4. 1 bath
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This is a spectacular spot. Right on the edge of a tidal estuary, the house has magnificent views over the water to the Kina Peninsula and the Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National Parks. We find it a delight to be able to sit on our deck at sunset and watch the interplay of light and tides and breeze on the water and sand. Or wander through our half-acre property with its wonderful variety of mature fruit trees and watch the tui and other native birds feed from the water bowl.

The space
We have renovated our 1960s villa to include this purpose-designed studio/apartment, which is physically part of the main house, but has its own separate entrance and is quiet, private and self-contained. There is also ample off-street parking.
Amenities include: a queen-sized bed, a double sofa-bed, top quality linen and fluffy towels, electric blanket, heating and air conditioning. The main room is fully carpeted and has a comfortable sofa, a flat-screen TV, DVD player, free wifi, digital clock, clothes rack and hangers, suitcase rack, bedside tables and reading lamps. One of the power points also has a double USB charging outlet for your phone and computer; there is also small table and chairs. Outside, your deck, with views of the inlet and orchard, has a table and chairs where you can enjoy a glass or two at the end of the day.
The kitchen area includes a bench and sink, fridge, electric frying pan, kettle, toaster, microwave, cutlery, chopping board, crockery and glassware. We supply tea, coffee, milk, sugar and salt and pepper. We can also provide a simple continental breakfast (extra charge applies) on request, with advanced notice. There are basic cooking facilities in the room.
The bathroom contains fluffy quality towels, a spacious glass shower, a hand basin/vanity unit, a toilet, a heated towel rail, a room heater and a night-light. We provide quality shampoo, conditioner, shower and hand gel and a hairdryer. The apartment sleeps two but there’s provision for additional guests as the sofa turns into a double bed.
We are located in an area with working orchards so at certain times of the year you will hear machinery working in the background during daylight hours. Some road noise is also possible during moring/evening peak hours in daylight hours.
NOTE: We have adopted AirBnB's Cleaning Protocol in view of the Covid-19 virus. We are taking special care with our cleaning and disinfecting of all surfaces; we take the health and safety of our guests seriously. Please let us know if you have any concerns.

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
40" HDTV
Air conditioning
Patio or balcony
Luggage dropoff allowed
Security cameras on property
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm


Guest entrance and parking

Well-lit path to entrance
Guest entrance wider than 32 inches
Disabled parking spot


Entrance wider than 32 inches

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Where you’ll be

Tasman, New Zealand

Mariri is only 10 minutes drive from Motueka and Mapua’s delightful wharf precinct, 20 minutes from the iconic Kaiteriteri beach and 30 minutes from the entrance to the stunning Abel Tasman National Park. We have easy access to all of the region’s wonderful attractions such as:
•arts, crafts and galleries
•cycle trails
•cafes and restaurants
•eco tours
•golf courses
•Rabbit Island’s beach and picnic areas
•Motueka has a Sunday fresh produce and artisan market, supermarkets, restaurants, two cinemas, a recreation centre and a free salt-water swimming pool.
•Nelson city has its famous Saturday market, Tahunanui beach, the World of Wearable Art museum, cycle trails, art galleries and countless eating establishments.

Hosted by Carolina And Ian

  1. Joined in March 2019
  • 71 Reviews
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We are retired after long careers in public service, outdoor education and farming. We are both well-travelled, we love meeting people and hosting them in our beautiful slice of paradise.


  • Ian

During your stay

Carolina and Ian are your hosts. We are retired professional people who have extensive local knowledge and we are happy to help you with information to make the most of your time in this beautiful part of New Zealand. We have both travelled widely, love meeting new people and are happy to either be sociable with you or respect your privacy. Carolina is an artist and a fluent Spanish speaker; we both have a smattering of French and German.
Carolina and Ian are your hosts. We are retired professional people who have extensive local knowledge and we are happy to help you with information to make the most of your time i…

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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Carbon monoxide detector not required Show more
Smoke alarm

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