Kapiti Coast Mahana Getaway


Entire guesthouse hosted by Lorna

4 guests, 1 bedroom, 2 beds, 1 bath
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"Kapiti Mahana Getaway" is stand alone self contained unit at the rear of our property. Recently refurbished with modern conveniences.

In 5 minutes you are on the beach with a great view of Kapiti Island. Turn right and your at the Waikanae River. Turn left you for the beach village for ice cream & cafes. Saturday's Beach Market 8-12pm.

KenaKena Shops is 5 mins away with a Four Square, Café, bottle store and Te Atiawa park home to softball, rugby, netball courts and the local BMX track.

The space
Located on the beautiful Kapiti Coast "Mahana Getaway" is fully self-contained with the added bonus of having its own private spa to relax in and soothe your pains away

It has a fully functioning kitchen with an oven, hobb, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster, coffee plunger, kettle, iron, ironing board, washer/dryer combo, heated towel rail, hair dryer, heat pump, sofabed and a large king bed.

A smart TV is located in the lounge for your viewing pleasure.

We are located in a residential area with the airport 10 minutes away.

We are a short 5 minute walk to the Beach which is safe to swim in with great views of Kapiti Island as a back drop. The main beach shops are 2 minutes away by vehicle and for those more energetic wishing to walk the beach and marvel at the majestic views of the Tararua ranges and Kapiti Island, it will take approx. 15 – 20 minutes. At your destination you can sit down and enjoy a coffee at one of the many cafes located along the beachfront, or plan a romantic evening eating out at one of the many great restaurants.

The Kapiti Coast has an abundance of activities at it's door step, all generally within 10-15 minutes including eco trips to Kapiti Island, the Southward Car Museum, Ngā Manu Wildlife Sanctuary, the Waikanae Estuary, Queen Elizabeth Park, the Paekakariki “stairway to heaven” walkway or Otaihanga River which is ideal for walking or cycling.

We also provide Cereal, Tea, Coffee and Milk.


A barbeque is available for a small fee of $10 to cover the cost of gas etc. Please let us know if you would like to use this.

Business Travelers

The unit comes with free use of the internet. It is ethernet compatible, but also has Wi-Fi. We are close to the expressway and the railway station which is approximately a 5-8 minute drive.

Long Term Stays

Longer term stays can be offered at competitive rates. Please private message me for more details.


Unfortunately we are unable to allow animals as we are a family with two resident brother and sister cats "Phoenix & Patch" who are very shy.

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Hot tub
TV with standard cable
Air conditioning
Patio or balcony
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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4.98 out of 5 stars from 109 reviews


Where you’ll be

Paraparaumu, Wellington, New Zealand

A well established friendly neighborhood with a mix of young and old.

Hosted by Lorna

  1. Joined in September 2017
  • 109 Reviews
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Enjoy G&T's !! meeting new people it's all about anau and enjoying life ! A Wellie convert and totally enjoy living on the Kapiti Coast been up here 20 years!!

During your stay

Need anything, we are just next door.

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 p.m.
Checkout: 11:00 a.m.
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm not reported Show more
Pool/hot tub without a gate or lock
Nearby lake, river, other body of water

Cancellation policy