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Ruby Bay Beachfront Cottage

Ruby Bay Beachfront Cottage

4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath

Cute cottage right on the beach of Ruby Bay. Safe for swimming, kayaking or standup paddle boarding. Enjoy stunning sunrises and sunsets. Fabulous beach walking in either direction. Sunny cottage with all the comforts of home and stunning sea views. Right on the "Great Taste" cycleway between Nelson and Kaiteriteri. We have 2x mountain bikes available for guests use.


Free parking on premise
Wireless Internet
Indoor Fireplace
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 2PM - 10PM
Check out by 10AM


21 Reviews

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Lesley User Profile
February 2018
Such a wonderful beachhouse , such a feeling of peace and tranquility Xx

Claire User Profile
December 2017
We had a lovely few days in this excellent property just relaxing. We wanted somewhere on the beach and we couldn't have got much closer. Lots of things to do, Mapua wharf is great with many restaurants and bars, and you are in easy reach of Abel Tasman park. Thanks Glenn.

James User Profile
December 2017
Cosy. Great views. Top host.

Stuart User Profile
March 2018
Great retro space right on the water. Incredibly peaceful and perfect for a quiet break.

Tresca User Profile
February 2018
Great stay in a beautiful secluded spot. View is amazing and the sea side tranquility vibe is fantastic. Comfortable and clean and close to Mapua village cafes/stores, and not far from Motueka and Nelson at all by car for day trips - Also perfect just to relax and soak in the sou…

Linda User Profile
January 2018
Glenn’s Home in Ruby Bay was a fantastic choice for exploring Abel Tasman and the Nelson area of New Zealand. I didn’t want to leave. The description of the home and area is spot on and it’s a charming area of New Zealand. I spent a day kayaking with Kahu Kayaks and another da…

Kimberly User Profile
January 2018
This place is exactly what we needed after bouncing all around NZ: a relaxing laid-back cottage right on a quiet beach. We loved exploring the beach for rocks and shells and enjoying the fire pit under the stars with the sounds of the waves crashing. Serene. Very much wish we …

Hosted by Glenn

Ruby Bay, New ZealandJoined in July 2012
Glenn User Profile
25 Reviews
Glenn is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I am an active and health conscious person in my 50's. I enjoy biking, walking, kayaking, standup paddle boarding, skiing, camping, hiking and any another outdoor adventures I can find. love growing our own organic fruit and veggies. Our two boys have grown and left the nest. …
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