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Awana Beach Paradise, Great Barrier Island, N.Z.

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Awana Beach Paradise, Great Barrier Island, N.Z.

6 guests2 bedrooms4 beds2 bathrooms
6 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
2 bathrooms
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
Indoor fireplace
This is one of a few places in the area that has this feature.

This stunning holiday home is the perfect place to kick back and relax. Located 100m from Awana, a renowned surf beach. It is an ideal spot for beachcombing, diving, fishing, swimming, surfing or sea kayaking. Hiking trails are close by. Here you can enjoy a myriad of picturesque views of Awana beach and valley.

Great Barrier offers plenty of activities for the outdoor enthusiast and those wanting to get off the beaten track. Enjoy a slice of sustainable living while unwinding to island life.


Indoor fireplace
Free parking on premises
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 single bed,1 sofa bed



9 reviews
Jacinta User Profile
April 2019
We had a wonderful Easter family holiday in this spacious, clean home that is situated across the road from a fantastic beach. Highly recommend and we'll definitely stay here again if we're lucky enough to holiday on the Island again.
Tamara User Profile
Response from Tamara:
Thanks Jacinta, for your heads up. I will address the upstairs toilet issue. New window coverings will be installed before next season. We would be happy to have you as guests in the future. Cheers, John & Tamara
April 2019
Zara User Profile
January 2019
We had the most incredible stay at Tamara and Johns place. Awana is the most beautiful beach you could every spend time at. The house is perfect and so special.
Tamara User Profile
Response from Tamara:
Thanks (Website hidden by Airbnb) glad that it was such a special holiday.
January 2019
Iris User Profile
January 2018
GBI is awesome island, this house gives you options to explore it in all kind of ways. Go on a hike, paddle a kayak or walk across road for a swim, surf,snorkel or go fishing.
Fergus User Profile
January 2018
Great place. Near a great fishing and surfing beach.
Bernadette User Profile
December 2017
This is a lovely spot and the house has everything you need for an out of the way holiday. Very restful. John was a wonderful host. Our family enjoyed it very much.
Oliver User Profile
April 2017
Great bach in an incredible location, 100 metres from an amazing beach
Tamara User Profile
Response from Tamara:
Pleasure to have you and your group stay at my beach house.
April 2017
Kyle J User Profile
Kyle J
April 2017
Beautiful place and great views of Awana Beach, really nice host and the island is paradise. Just be aware of solar power usage throughout your stay.

Hosted by John

Auckland, New ZealandJoined in September 2016
John User Profile
Outdoor pursuits, like of music, food, history, and nature.
Interaction with guests
I am more than happy to recommend local attractions, to ensure your stay is as enjoyable as possible.
Languages: English
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About this place
When you stay in an Airbnb, you’re staying at someone’s place.
This is Tamara’s place.
John helps host.

The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: Flexible
Checkout: 11:00

House Rules

  • Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events


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