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Ripples-n-Tide Relaxing Waterside Studio

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Fridge, microwave, hob, coffee/tea maker
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Overview of Ripples-n-Tide Relaxing Waterside Studio

Ripples-n-Tide Relaxing Waterside Studio

4.9/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Entire apartment

1 bedroom2 bathroomsSleeps 2

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Outdoor Space
  • Barbecue grill

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
Tamaterau, Northland

Explore the area

  • AirportWhangarei (WRE)5 min drive
  • Popular LocationWhangarei Falls20 min drive
  • Popular LocationRuakaka Beach38 min drive
  • Popular LocationWaipu Caves46 min drive

Space details

1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 2
Bedroom 1
    1 queen bed
Bathroom 1
Bathroom 2

About this property

Entire place

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

Ripples-n-Tide Relaxing Waterside Studio

Waterfront Apartment with kitchen and patio
Relaxing, modern and contemporary studio offers guest a relaxing retreat from the busy life in town. Only 5 minutes from Onerahi shopping center, 15 minutes from Whangarei Town Basin. 8 minutes from Parua Bay Tavern and Restaurant and 7 minutes to Parua Bay boat ramp.With a Golf course near by, guests have a range of activities close by. For those who want a challenge walk the Mt Mania track and the several bush walks nearby. A range of white sand beaches maximum 35 minutes drive. Watch the sun set at night and sunrise in the morning.
Special conditions:
Smoking allowed outside only.
Property not suitable for small children as it is on the waters edge.
Gay friendly owners.

Extras: Linen (included); Bath robes (included); Beach towels (included); NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Clean the house and do the dishes before you leave;
Guest accommodation at this apartment offers coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Rooms open to patios. Kitchens or kitchenettes offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Raewyn Tucker
Speaks English, Dutch

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Beach towels


  • WiFi available

Parking and transport

  • Car required


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Toaster
  • Electric kettle
  • Paper towels
  • Spices


  • Dining table


  • 1 bedroom
  • Bed sheets provided


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


  • TV
  • Stereo
  • Books

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Washing machine
  • Near a laundromat


  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • On the waterfront
  • Near a hospital

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Kayaking on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain climbing nearby
  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Fishing nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke detector


  • Sleeps 2
  • Property does not allow children

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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

This property welcomes adults only

Important information

You need to know

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
Long-term renters welcome
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and 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

A car is required for transport to and from this property

Property is also known as

Ripples-n-tide Relaxing Waterside Studio Condo Parua Bay
Ripples-n-tide Relaxing Waterside Studio Condo
Ripples-n-tide Relaxing Waterside Studio Parua Bay
Ripplesnti Relaxing Watersi S
Ripples n tide Relaxing Waterside Studio
Ripples-n-tide Relaxing Waterside Studio Apartment
Ripples-n-tide Relaxing Waterside Studio Tamaterau
Ripples-n-tide Relaxing Waterside Studio Apartment Tamaterau

About this area


Located in Tamaterau, this apartment is on the waterfront. Claphams Clock Museum and Whangarei Art Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Reyburn House and Clarke Homestead. Scuba diving and sailing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with mountain biking and cycling nearby. Guests love the property's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Camera Obscura Timatatanga Hou - 11 min drive
  • Reyburn House - 12 min drive
  • Whangarei Falls - 20 min drive
  • Ruakaka Beach - 38 min drive
  • Waipu Caves - 46 min drive

Getting around

  • Whangarei (WRE) - 5 min drive


  • TopSail - 6 min drive
  • Pimarn Thai Restaurant - 11 min drive
  • Jimmy Jacks Rib Shack & Craft Bar - 11 min drive
  • Mokaba Cafe - 11 min drive
  • Nectar - 11 min drive

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 61 out of 70 reviews
5 - Excellent 87%
Rating 4 - Good. 8 out of 70 reviews
4 - Good 11%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 70 reviews
3 - Okay 1%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 70 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 70 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Tidy and super clean with all amenities
Respectful knowledgeable hosts. Very comfortable surroundings. 10/10.

5/5 Excellent

Mangrove magic
A beautiful, tranquil location. Constantly changing views, abundance of bird life. Raewyn and Theo considerate and welcoming.

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Great little spot to stay right on the water. Theo was helpful and the space was clean and homely. Would recommend!
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Great Stay
After reviewing a listing, it is very nice to arrive and find the description exactly matches the destination. Great hosts were very helpful without intruding hence the 5 star review.

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful spot, very well maintained accommodation with everything supplied that you could ask for. A lovely place :)
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021