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Watchtower Maketu Beach Front

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TV, fireplace, DVD player, stereo
Fridge, microwave, oven, hob
3 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, bed sheets

Overview of Watchtower Maketu Beach Front

Entire home

Watchtower Maketu Beach Front

4.4/5 Excellent

Entire home

3 bedrooms1 bathroomSleeps 10

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Outdoor space
  • Barbecue grill
  • Fireplace
Maketu, Bay of Plenty Region

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationPukehina Beach7 min drive
  • Popular LocationKiwi36010 min drive
  • Popular LocationLongridge Park14 min drive
  • AirportTauranga (TRG)27 min drive

Space details

3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 10
Bedroom 1
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
    1 queen bed
    1 double bed
    1 single bed
Common area
    1 sofa bed

About this property

Entire place

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

Watchtower Maketu Beach Front

Family-friendly holiday home in Maketu
Beautiful sunny, spacious Bach. Views overlooking the popular beach where there is fishing, swimming and boating at your doorstep.
2 stories with a lift ideal for those that struggle with stairs. Upstairs has toilet, 2 brms, fully equipped kitchen, gas fire in lounge and balcony. Downstairs has shower, toilet, lg brm with 4 beds and a large rumpus that could hold another 2+ mattresses.
20min to shopping in Mount/ Bayfair and 40min to Rotorua. Boat ramp 100m away. Walking distance to Cafe and FandC Shop

With a boat ramp 100mtrs from the property and no restrictions to see what the sea is doing, it makes for a very easy fishing trip. Only a couple of Km's out and there are Snapper, Trevally, Dory, Kahawai and Kingfish a plenty.. Dont mind getting wet then there are Crayfish, Scallops, Kina and the famous Maketu Mussel.
A short 5 min drive through private property over to Newdicks beach and you have acres of lovely golden sands and gentle waves, great for a splash or a chill.
For the shop o holics you have Bayfair shopping center or Mt Maunganui's various arrays of shops a quick 20mins away.
For the kids there is a playground next to the boat ramp, and at low tide there is rock pools to explore just around the corner past the cafe.

There is a bus service the operates between Mt Maunganui, Maketu, Pukehina and Whakatane. Timetables can change so best to check first.
Special conditions:
Please take all your own rubbish with you. There are bags provided. Strictly no pets inside sorry.

Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$40.00 per stay); Linen (included);
Guest accommodation at this holiday home offers fireplaces and DVD players. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include baths or showers and hairdryers.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities

Family friendly

  • Children's games


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


  • 3 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Sofa bed


  • 1 bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Towels provided
  • Toilet paper
  • Shampoo
  • Hairdryer

Living spaces

  • Fireplace


  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Games
  • Stereo

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Garden


  • Washing machine


  • No pets allowed


  • Lift
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Things to do

  • Swimming nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby


  • Sleeps 10

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Check-in time starts at 2:00 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 not allowed

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
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

Property is also known as

Watchtower Maketu Front Maketu
Watchtower Maketu Beach Front Maketu
Watchtower Maketu Beach Front Private vacation home
Watchtower Maketu Beach Front Private vacation home Maketu

About this area


This holiday home is located in Maketu. Pukehina Beach and Kaiate Falls reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Kiwi360 and Longridge Park. Discover the area's water adventures with scuba diving, surfing/boogie boarding and fishing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking.

What's nearby

  • Pukehina Beach - 7 min drive
  • Kiwi360 - 10 min drive
  • Longridge Park - 14 min drive
  • ASB Baypark - 24 min drive
  • Kaiate Falls - 35 min drive


  • Maketu Beachside Cafe & Restaurant - 3 min walk
  • Maketu Pies - 5 min walk
  • The Trading Post Cafe - 12 min drive
  • Pukehina Beach Store - 23 min drive
  • Happy Pipi Restaurant - 29 min drive

Getting around

  • Tauranga (TRG) - 27 min drive

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 12 out of 20 reviews
5 - Excellent 60%
Rating 4 - Good. 4 out of 20 reviews
4 - Good 20%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 20 reviews
3 - Okay 15%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 20 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 20 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

5/5 Excellent

Work Trip
Awesome place to stay

5/5 Excellent

Great Bach and Beautiful Location!!!
This bach has a wonderful view from it's balcony overlooking the beach. In my opinion you could spend your entire time out there in the balcony. The bach owner was very helpful and was always available for any queries. He made sure we had all the supplies so as to make everything convenient for our stay. The bach also has ample parking space. I would highly recommend this bach!!

5/5 Excellent

Work Trip
Excellent place to stay :)

5/5 Excellent

Long Weekend
Had a great stay with a range of ages. My mum has difficulty walking so enjoyed the lift, and the view from the balcony. Although she didn't leave the bach, she felt like she had a great holiday watching boats, fishermen, kids swimming, just a few metres in front of us. The rest of us loved the sunday market, swimming, and finding star fish in the rock pools. Had a great time ;)

5/5 Excellent

Ka pai te wāhi
Kia ora Superb location- we all loved it- reconnected us with the natural rhythm of life. Thanks so much for this. Ngā manaaki