Beach Cottage Blue Bach


Entire guesthouse hosted by Gabriella

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1.5 baths
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Gabriella is a Superhost
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The Beach Bach is a fully self contained unit with all day sun. At the back of a private yard there is a deck to enjoy the sun and catch some views. Only 100 meters to the beach, fall asleep to the sounds of the sea. 20 Mins to Christchurch, 30 minutes to the Airport and 35mins to Christchurch CBD.

The space
The Beach Bach cottage is 100 meter walk to the beach in the small community of Waikuku 20 minutes from Christchurch and 35 minutes from Christchurch CBD. The cottage has one bedroom with a king bed, lounge / dining / kitchen which are open plan and a separate bathroom. Excellent car parking. Wifi, tea and coffee are included. Fall asleep to the sound of the sea, walk to the beach, enjoy an outdoor shower, go for a bike ride, play a game of tennis, walk or jog along the beach, river or through the forest. This cottage has everything you need, beach, sun, local art, bird wildlife, 20 minutes from wineries and 20 minutes to Christchurch and 35 minutes to the CBD.

Heating (or cooling) is provided by a heat pump. There is also a ceiling fan.

There will be a few essentials for you such as milk, soap, shampoo, cooking oil, flour, herbs, salt, pepper, tomato sauce, mustard and the usual teas and coffees.

There is a TV, DVD and DVD library for you. A bluetooth speaker to connect to for music. There are books, magazines and board games for your enjoyment too. Netflix and internet TV is provided.

The outdoor shower is also for your use!

In season the fruit trees available for you to use. They produce lemons, apricots, nectarines and grapes. Occasionally there are vegetables in the garden too. There is also a selection of garden herbs.

There are mountain bikes, stand up paddle boards, beach body boards, tennis rackets, pétanque and a frisbee for your use during your stay.

The hot tub / bath is outside. Enjoy a bath under the stars!

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Courtyard view
River view
Public or shared beach access
Free parking on premises
Private hot tub
50" HDTV with Netflix
Free washer – In building
Central air conditioning

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4.97 out of 5 stars from 98 reviews


Where you’ll be

Waikuku Beach, Canterbury, New Zealand

Waikuku is an idyllic beachside settlement near to Christchurch. Here, the Ashley River meets the sea and has the largest, least modified estuary in Canterbury, which has outstanding value to birdlife. Waikuku Beach and the Ashley River mouth area are popular spots for fishing, camping, family gatherings, surfing and swimming. Old Scool Collective and Waikuku Mill has some fantastic shopping options with Twine, Sandersons Pottery, Louie Who, The Office Cafe and the Brick Mill Café. Rangiora is the next nearest largest community which is 10 minutes by car and offers a variety of restaurants. Waikuku is also only 20 minutes from the Wiapara wine region with some stunning wineries. Here at Waikuku you are right at the Beach

Hosted by Gabriella

  1. Joined in March 2014
  • 98 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost
I have a great love of the outdoors and travelling. I'm a first generation Kiwi who adores living in this small beach community so close to Christchurch.
I work a lot and like to be at home in the weekends.

During your stay

The owner lives in a separate and detached property on the same site and may or may not be there. Happy to be of any help!

The owner is triple vaccinated for Covid Safer Communities Together.

Gabriella is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Language: English
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 2:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Pool/hot tub without a gate or lock
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Heights without rails or protection
Climbing or play structure

Cancellation policy