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Te Mahia Bay Resort

Marlborough Sounds | Kenepuru Sound, Te Mahia, New Zealand
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  • Waikawa Dive Centre
    7.8 km
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
Reviewed 1 week ago
Stunning views
The outlook from our room was worth the price on its own! Really... more
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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The outlook from our room was worth the price on its own! Really fabulous location and situation right on the water. The room was just what we needed too - a supremely comfortable double for us and a single each for the two kids - all laid out really nicely in an open space. Because the nearest supermarket is back...

Thank ge0ffl62
Trevorhook, Owner at Te Mahia Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for such a wonderful review, we are thrilled that you and the family thoroughly enjoyed your stay. We do hope that you can return soon and once again enjoy the hospitality and the magic of Te Mahia. Regards Jann & Trevor

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

1 night just was not enough! Just the most beautiful location. The unit we had was lovely and spacious and clean. The layout was quirky but perfect. Separate room for our son that he loved. Opening out onto the balcony right above the water it was peaceful and perfect - we even braved the water for a swim. Made use...

Thank chab186220
Trevorhook, Owner at Te Mahia Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of your stay here with us, we are pleased that you enjoyed the views, your accommodation and of course the beautiful beach and waters of Te Mahia. We are so fortunate to be located right on the water's edge and to be able to share this experience with all our guests. We hope you...

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hiked the Queen Charlotte track and stayed at the Te Mahia Bay Resort on the third night. We were running late on the hike, so we called the resort to advise them. They were very accommodating and made us some gluten free dinner prior to our arrival. The view of the bay from the resort was spectacular and the...

Thank Alex N
Trevorhook, Owner at Te Mahia Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Alex for your lovely review and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay here at Te Mahia. We look forward to hosting you both again some time in the future when you journey back to the Kenepuru Sounds. Regards Jann & Trevor Hook

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We stayed 3 nights at the resort. Two nights were for a wedding. It was really really wet and rainy. On the first night we had a BBQ to meet the other wedding guests. Our hosts had everything arranged undercover and we had a wonderful evening. The second night was wet again and the bride was well cared for by...

Thank Wendy C
Trevorhook, Owner at Te Mahia Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Wendy, Yes sometimes mother nature does her darnedest to put a damper on things... but we always try to rise above it and look on the positive side. I am so glad that you had a wonderful stay and that the wedding was a huge success despite the inclement weather. Weddings are always such a wonderful time to catch...

Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 November 2016

If you're looking for a relaxing holiday then this is it. A beautiful view from the room as well as the balcony over the bay and if you want a wonderful meal take the water taxi across to Raetihi. A cruise around the bays with Pete is well worth it and you get mussels to take home, too. Just ask...

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Trevorhook, Owner at Te Mahia Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Wally, We are pleased you had such a wonderful relaxing stay and yes Pete's excursions on Kenepuru Water taxi are fantastic, as are the meals at Raetihi. We look forward to your next visit to Te Mahia Regards Jann & Trevor

Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely resort tucked away from the road. Clean, tidy and nice little touches in the apartment that make you feel at home. Amazing views from the rooms and the outdoor areas. Owners were very friendly. Would definitly stay again in this beautifull resort!!

Thank coupe80
Trevorhook, Owner at Te Mahia Bay Resort, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we do try to make all our guests feel as though they have arrived to stay in a 'home away from home' with all our little special personalized touches. We look forward to hosting you again on your next visit. Kind regards Jann Hook

Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is worth the 500m detour off the main Kenepuru Road, the gift shop is attached to the tiny coffee shop. It is amazing and full of rather neat items. They make coffees, smoothies and during the summer season run with more fresh made food.

1Thank twebb21
Trevorhook, Owner at Te Mahia Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for our wonderful review and we are so pleased that you were able to discover our coffee shop and gift shop, we are very excited about all the new product arriving daily for our guests.

Watsons Bay, Australia
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We travelled as two couples and stayed in adjoining apartments. Both were spacious and comfortable with good bay views. We arranged for dinner to be cooked in our apartment by Rachelle and Jann. Superb meal and this option is strongly recommended. Our hosts were wonderful and we strongly recommend the resort. Thank you!

Thank Roger B
Trevorhook, Owner at Te Mahia Bay Resort, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you had such a wonderful stay in our apartments and could enjoy the lovely dinner that Rachelle our in-house chef prepared for you all. Your recommendations mean a lot to us- so thank you. Jann & Trevor Hook & Rachelle

Masterton, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 May 2016

What an amazing spot and the Owners were fantastic. So obliging, nothing was too much trouble. Very quaint old fashioned rooms, like an old bach. Boat mooring right in front of the unit. Lovely little coffee and gift shop.

Thank m0ssyj0
Trevorhook, Owner at Te Mahia Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and we are thrilled that you had such a lovely stay. We have tried to keep as much of the ambiance of the original building as possible whilst having modern facilities to accompany this.

Northern Virginia
Reviewed 27 April 2016

It takes an hour plus driving by car from Picton to get to Te Mahia via some of the twistiest and narrow (but thankfully, paved) roads through the Marlborough Sounds area, but once you get there you'll be pleased you chose it as a base. It's directly on Te Mahia Bay, off Kenepuru Sound, and it has its own pier...

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Trevorhook, Owner at Te Mahia Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review, yes a windy and very scenic road to Te Mahia... but the trip is well worth the ride and guess what no traffic noise! Some clients do take the option of taking a water taxi from Picton to us if the scenic route is not an option. In our semi remote location we are...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Te Mahia Bay Resort- …” The Place of a Special Happening”… Take the time to savour those special moments that only happen at Te Mahia. Naturally Beautiful…Te Mahia is nestled in the most picturesque secluded bay in the Marlborough Sounds. The perfect place for swimming and other water based activities which include boat launching and moorings as well as kayak hire for our guests.Jann & Trevor offer you a choice of Luxury Seaview Apartments, Spacious Waterfront Motels or Gracious Heritage Units. All of our accommodation styles are fully self catering, specializing in those added personal touches which make us truly unique.We have the pleasure of offering you: A small store for your grocery needs, an on-license for your beverage requirements, a selection of Delectable Frozen Gourmet Meals,Stone Grilled Pizzas,a selection of wonderful coffees and cakes and a delightful array of gift items.Easy access to the Queen Charlotte Track and other scenic bush walks, allow yourself the luxury of time to drift off to sleep with the lapping of the waves and then wake up to the magical call of our resident native birds. Traveling is a breeze… only one hours drive from Picton or 1 1/2 hours from Blenheim, or a convenient 15 mins by water taxi from Picton.Relax in the beautiful peaceful atmosphere at Te Mahia, where we have established beautiful gardens and quaint outdoor barbeque areas for your convenience. ... more   less 

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Address: Marlborough Sounds | Kenepuru Sound, Te Mahia, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Te Mahia
Price Range: ₹ 7,780 - ₹ 12,284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“We had a room on the lower balcony - a heritage unit it was lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles chab186220, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The view was stunning from the front rooms of the heritage building. You could see the moon glistening on the water while lying in bed”
 of 5 bubbles 405wendyc, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed on the lower level and it was fine.”
 of 5 bubbles wallyo118, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Waterfront motel unit K is the quietest and most private, but you may have trouble with the wi-fi.”
 of 5 bubbles JoannaM990, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the heritage units - right on the water”
 of 5 bubbles del_b, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
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