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Ruby Bay Beachfront Cottage

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Ruby Bay Beachfront Cottage

4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
Indoor fireplace
This is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.
Great location
95% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Glenn is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

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 premises
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed

House Rules

No pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in time is 2PM - 10PM and check out out by 10AM


40 Reviews

Monique User Profile
December 2018
This is a great place to stay! Plenty of room, great location! The bikes were a very handy way to get into Mapua. The Ruby Bay Kitchen was delicious! Loved the chairs & fire pit overlooking the bay. I wouldn’t hesitate to stay here again.
Amy User Profile
November 2018
Where do we even begin? Glenn and Marlene’s place was the perfect place to call “home” for a few days that we were in town! Right on the beach - just steps away! Couldn’t have been any more perfect. The private home has a separate entrance and private bathroom. It’s beautifully d…
Peter User Profile
November 2018
Fabulous position on the beach, with a fire pit. Ready loaded with. Wood. Log fire in house ready with wood. Just loved that place
Sandra User Profile
November 2018
This is a very special home. The owner provided all you need to make for a memorable stay. He also went beyond all our expectations, you won’t be disappointed and you will be pleasantly surprised by the attention to details and your satisfaction the owner provides.
Kym User Profile
October 2018
What a quirky little piece of paradise this was. We had a fire pit and cooked some really nice meals on it, which is literally on the beach. was amazing. Glen was very busy this weekend so he greeted us and left us to it and we loved it amensly
Kirstin User Profile
October 2018
Fantastic stay in a very special place! Highly recommend! Very comfortable and use of the bikes is great
Charlotte User Profile
October 2018
Magic! Glenn is an amazing host and the location is incredible. We loved the outdoor fire, children playing on the beach and retreating inside on colder evenings to the inside fireplace. The accommodation is very comfortable, spotless and a joy to say in. You are very lucky if…

Hosted by Glenn

Ruby Bay, New ZealandJoined in July 2012
Glenn User Profile
44 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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