where to stay

Staying in and around Golden Bay

Tata Beach
Tata Beach Treasure - Accommodation
We are 100m from Tata Beach; a beautiful beach with golden sand and mountainous backdrop. You can swim at the beach at all tides, and all year round (in winter too if you're brave). Ask for Neville or Debby.
Ligar Bay(2km from Tata)
Villas of Ligar Bay
The Villas of Ligar Bay are two self-contained accommodation units in a peaceful farm and bush setting, with stunning sea views of the entire Golden Bay with Farewell Spit in the distance.
Ph 03 525 6021
Pohara (8km from Tata)
Sandcastle Seaview Accommodation
Separate self contained cottages. At Pohara just up from the beach. Spa pools and sauna.
Ph 03 525 9087
Ratanui Lodge (Ask about rates for Golden Bay Kayaks' Customers)
Situated in the heart of Pohara Beach, Ratanui Lodge features 10 uniquely appointed guest rooms all with ensuite, an intimate restaurant serving memorable dinners nightly with the best silver service in the world! A private swimming pool, beauty treatment room, free wifi, full complementary gourmet breakfast.
Ph 03 525 7998
Pohara Beach Top 10 Holiday Park
Situated at the northern entrance to Abel Tasman National Park. The safe, sandy, family holiday beach of Golden Bay. Five hectares of attractive beachfront camping sites set amongst native shelter. Close to all Golden Bay's attractions and facilities. Qualmark 4 Star Holiday Park, 3 Star Plus Motel.   Facilities include full kitchens, showers, laundry, games room, wi-fi, kids playground.
Ph 03 525 8689
Bay Lodge
We invite you to share our haven of peace and tranquility.
36 Bay Vista Drive, Pohara
Phone: 00 64 3 525 9198  Mobile 00 64 27 227 76 72
Pohara Beachfront Motel
Situated right next to Pohara Beach.
Sans Souci Inn
They enjoy sharing their slice of paradise with you and will make your beach-side holiday unforgettable and relaxing. Email: welcome@thebaylodge.co.nz  Free ph 0800 862322(NZ Callers Only)  Our Restaurant Offers: Full continental and cooked breakfasts with espresso coffee. Tasty evening meals "a la Mama", Mostly European Cuisine with a sprinkle of Asian dishes (the set menu changes daily), choice of mouth watering desserts, a range of exciting local wines and beers.
Ph 03 525 9660  Ph 03 525 8663
Takaka Township(18km from Tata)
Anatoki Lodge Motel
Anatoki Lodge Motel in Takaka, Golden Bay, is a Qualmark 4-star-rated motel.  Warm, comfortable and friendly.
87 Commercial Street  Takaka 7110
(03) 525 8047
Mohua Motels
20 units available - 15 ground floor Studio, 1 & 2 Bedrooms and 5 NEW upstairs Studio units.
Ph 03 525 8047
Ph: 03 525 7222  
Fax : 03 525 7199  
Reservations: 0800 Mohua Motels 0800 664 826
Free phone 0800 262 333 (NZ Callers Only)
Kiwiana Backpackers
Come and enjoy Golden Bay's warm and friendly lifestyle...
Kiwiana backpackers hostel is 5 minutes walk to Takaka's town centre. A tidy, warm backpackers with a brilliant atmosphere located in the 'heart of the parks', Golden Bay
Annie's Nirvana Lodge Backpackers (YHA)
Small, homely, peaceful haven. Right in Takaka township. A stone's throw from buses, movies, shops and Information Centre.
25 Motupipi Street, Takaka
Ph 03 525 7676
Barefoot Backpackers
Easy access and handy to amenities.
Ph 03 525 8766
114 Commercial St, Takaka.
Email: info@bare-foot.co.nz
The Rocks - Chalet Motel Accommodation
Five affordable, individual en-suite chalets, plus a fully self-contained unit accommodating up to six people - all set amongst stunning karst rock formations in award winning gardens.
Ph 03 525 8096
2086 Takaka Valley Highway, Takaka.
Email: dinenstay@eateryontherock.co.nz
Tukurua (30 km from Tata)
Adrift In Golden Bay
Luxury cottages and a studio, situated between Takaka and Collingwood
Ph 03 525 8353
Wainui Falls
Buses are available to/from Totaranui, Wainui and Takaka.
Golden Bay Flights
Affordable transport
PH. 03 525 7365 or 027 423 7428 for rental car, minibus and shuttles in Golden Bay