Rates from:
$395 per night
  • 3
  • 1

Taimana...cottage by the sea on Waiheke 

Taimana (Diamond) is a bright and airy holiday oasis by the sea with swimming, boating and fishing just 25 paces away. The home has been attractively renovated inside and out with comfortable funky furnishings, and polished wooden floors, spacious family/kitchen/dining area and a sun drenched lounge with a wood burning fire providing comfort year round.  French doors open out from every room in the house to decks and the wonderful outdoor entertaining area with a stunning view of the beach, where guests can enjoy a BBQ and watch the magic sunsets after a day out exploring the island. Careful attention to detail makes this home a truly special place to be.

This is the Quintessential Kiwi Bach... 

Waiheke Island is well known for stunning walkways, white sandy beaches, award winning vineyards, restaurants and olive groves. The artisan shops and Saturday farmers market are well worth a visit with plenty of adventure options on the water and in the air. Taimana is located on the bus route in Surfdale with several award winning vineyards and restaurants including Mudbrick, Cable Bay and Goldie Vineyard within easy reach. Walk to the fab French cafe Frenchot for breakfast or dinner...divine.

Bed configuration: Bedroom 1 - queen bed, Bedroom 2 - queen bed, Studio - single over double bunk.

Please note:  The studio is accessed externally.  We can accommodate children over 5 years of age, maximum of 3 children. A compulsory exit cleaning fee of $120 and a $20 per person, per stay fee applies to each booking. Minimum stays: 7 nights from mid December to mid January, 3 nights mid January to Waitangi weekend and all holiday weekends and 2 nights at all other times. No smoking or pets.

A vehicle is available to book with this property.  Please enquire for rates and availability.

At Stay Waiheke we offer a wide range of services for guests in residence including provisioning, private cheffing, beach towel hire, transport, tours, child minding and housekeeping.  Advance bookings recommended.  Please contact our team for assistance with your itinerary.  We look forward to hearing from you.

To enquire or ask a question about Taimana, please email us: [email protected]



  • Wi-Fi access
  • Fireplace
  • Sea Views
  • Parking
  • TV
  • Boat Parking
  • Bathtub
  • BBQ Gas
  • Coffee/Tea Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Clothes Washer
  • Coffee Plunger/Maker
  • Deck
  • DVD player - Blue Ray
  • Full Kitchen
  • Guest House
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heater
  • Iron
  • Ironing Board
  • Mobile Coverage
  • Netflix
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Selection of DVDs
  • Sky
  • Sky Sports
  • Sky Movies
  • Passenger Ferry (Matiatia) within 5K
  • Vehicle Ferry (Kennedy Point) within 3K
  • Airfield within 10K
  • Boat Launch within 1K
  • Supermarket within 3K
  • On Bus Route
  • walk to Cafes
  • walk to Playground
  • walk to Restaurants
  • walk to Shopping
  • walk to Oneroa Beach
  • walk to Little Oneroa Beach
  • walk to Blackpool Beach
  • walk to Surfdale Beach
  • within 5K to Golf Course
  • within 5K to Saturday Farmers Market
  • within 5K to Shelly Beach
  • within 5K to Sandy Bay Beach
  • within 5K to Enclosure Bay
  • within 5K to Palm Beach
  • within 5K to Onetangi Beach
  • within 5K to Cable Bay Vineyard and Restaurant
  • within 5K to Goldie Vineyard and Restaurant
  • within 5K to Jurassic Ridge Vineyard
  • within 5K to Kennedy Point Vineyard
  • within 5K to Miro Vineyard and Casita Miro Restaurant
  • within 5K to Mudbrick Vineyard and Restaurant
  • within 5K to Obsidian Vineyard
  • Had a fantastic week on Waiheke Island. Our stay at Taimana was perfect. Great location, right by the sea and the house had everything we needed. Beds were so comfortable. Toured the beautiful vineyards and visited all the local shops. Thanks so much for all your help.

    Kathy McGough - Dec, 2017


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