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Children's Bay Retreat - Akaroa

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3 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Smart TV, Netflix, streaming services
3 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Children's Bay Retreat - Akaroa

Children's Bay Retreat - Akaroa

4.9/5 Exceptional

Entire home

3 bedrooms2 bathroomsSleeps 6

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet-friendly
  • Outdoor Space
  • Breakfast available
Takamatua, Canterbury

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSt Patrick's Catholic Church12 min walk
  • Popular LocationArtisans Gallery13 min walk
  • Popular LocationAkaroa Museum15 min walk
  • AirportChristchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.)84 min drive

Space details

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 6
Bedroom 1
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
    1 king bed
Bedroom 3
    1 queen bed
Bathroom 1
Bathroom 2

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Children's Bay Retreat - Akaroa

Holiday home in Takamatua with kitchen and patio
Welcome to Children's Bay Retreat, privately nestled in the Children's Bay hill, experience panoramic views of Akaroa bay and relax in the sound of nature! Newly renovated boasting 1 King bedroom with En Suite and 2 Queen Rooms - live in luxury during your stay! A 10 minute waterfront walk to Akaroa's restaurants and shops along Children's Bay walkway. Unique and incredibly special.

Unlimited wifi, Smart TV including Netflix and state of the art kitchen!
Air-conditioned accommodation at this holiday home offers a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. Rooms open to patios. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Smart televisions come with Netflix.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Free WiFi


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • Breakfast available for a fee
  • Dining table


  • 3 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Shower
  • Toilet paper
  • Soap
  • Towels provided
  • Hairdryer


  • Smart TV with cable/satellite service
  • Netflix
  • Streaming services

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Garden


  • Near a laundromat


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • Pet friendly


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • Near the sea

Things to do

  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Jet skiing nearby
  • Wildlife and game walks nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Winery tours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Safety features

  • Smoke detector


  • Sleeps 6
  • Smartphone data usage (unlimited)

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Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets are allowed
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Vrbo Property
Children's Bay Retreat Akaroa
Children's Bay Retreat - Akaroa Takamatua
Children's Bay Retreat - Akaroa Private vacation home
Children's Bay Retreat - Akaroa Private vacation home Takamatua

About this area


Located in Takamatua, this holiday home is by the sea. Giant's House and Akaroa Lighthouse are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Wainui Banks Peninsula and Le Bons Bay Beach. Jet skiing and kayaking offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking and mountain biking nearby.

What's nearby

  • St Patrick's Catholic Church - 12 min walk
  • Artisans Gallery - 13 min walk
  • Akaroa Museum - 15 min walk
  • Giant's House - 3 min drive
  • Akaroa Wharf - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 84 min drive


  • The little bistro - 12 min walk
  • Vangioni's Trattoria & Bar - 12 min walk
  • Electric Kitchen Espresso & Eatery - 13 min walk
  • The Stables Coffee - 14 min walk
  • La Rangis Pizzeria - 15 min walk

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 7 out of 8 reviews
5 - Excellent 88%
Rating 4 - Good. 1 out of 8 reviews
4 - Good 13%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 8 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 8 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 8 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

5/5 Excellent

Great view
Lovely stay and can’t beat the view

5/5 Excellent

Awesome tranquil location
Fantastic property, amazing views; quiet; relaxing - epic!

5/5 Excellent

Privacy and peace
Great property for some R and R . Loved being able to have my dog with me. Lovey big sliding doors , for the views . Great beds and furniture . I loved it so much that I stayed an extra night.

5/5 Excellent

Amazing views
We loved our stay in Children’s Bay. The home is modern and well equipped. The views are what made it so special though. Beautiful during the day and at night. We are looking forward to staying again sometime later this year. Thank you!

5/5 Excellent

Great stay, thank you
Excellent property, easy access to Akaroa and stunning views. Easy to deal with and very pleasurable stay. Thank you.