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Absolute Beachfront Ruby Bay/Mapua, Nelson

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Absolute Beachfront Ruby Bay/Mapua, Nelson

8 guests3 bedrooms6 beds2 bathrooms
8 guests
3 bedrooms
6 beds
2 bathrooms
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Indoor fireplace
This is one of a few places in the area that has this feature.

Directly on the beach at Ruby Bay in a central, quiet location. 1km from Mapua. with its' many great restaurants, cafes, wine bar and boutique brewer.
Also many high quality artists shops.
A 15 minute drive to Kaiteriteri, access to Abel Tasman National Park.
Mountain hikes at Mt Arthur - 45 mins drive.
20 local vineyards and Rabbit Island ocean beach.
Only 25 mins. to Nelson City and airport.
Right on cycle trail. Bikes for hire
3 bedrooms sleeps up to 8, 2 large double beds, 4 singles


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

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 super king bed,1 single bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed,1 single bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds



17 reviews
Robyn User Profile
March 2019
Superb beachfront spot. Spectacular views & sunsets. Road noise could be a problem for some. Make sure of your sleeping requirements we found this was a issue. Advertised as three bedrooms but we only got two.
Sharon User Profile
March 2019
A perfect location to relax. This house (with it's wondefully unusual dedign) feels like a well loved family holiday home, with plenty of room for the six of us. We spent a lot of time on the big deck just enjoying the view. Fabulous kitchen with everything we needed. Contact…
Sam User Profile
May 2018
Great location directly on the beach. Unique 'Beach house style'. Unique octagonal design. This is not a purpose built new holiday rental, it’s a beach home that has clearly given a lot of people a great holiday time over many years. The kitchen is basic, but everything was…
Anne User Profile
February 2018
Good location, right on the shore and great view over the sea but unfortunately the grounds have been destroyed by the recent storm. The house, beds and furnishings etc are all tired. It would benefit from updating, de clutter and order in cupboards and shelves. Be prepared to…
Kate User Profile
February 2018
We loved our stay in Ruby Bay, the location is stunning and the house a perfect NZ bach! Nick was friendly and easy to deal with.
Nick User Profile
Response from Nick:
Thanks Kate, It was a pleasure to have your group stay with us.
February 2018
Rachel User Profile
January 2018
We loved this place The location is perfect A real kiwi bach
Nick User Profile
Response from Nick:
Thanks Rachel, Look forward to seeing you there again next year..
January 2018
Hayley User Profile
November 2017
Amazing location...we were lucky enough to have orcas swim past about 30m off the beach! Great view in lounge area if the weather is not great and the local fish and chips are just a quick walk away and are very delicious :) Nick was very easy to communicate with and was happy to…

Hosted by Nick

Nelson, New ZealandJoined in December 2014
Nick User Profile
19 Reviews
We are a couple from ‘sunny Nelson’ New Zealand. Late fifties. Love traveling. We have several of our own properties that we have been letting out for many years now. We also have a small ‘boutique hotel’ (7 suites) directly in Nelson
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 3PM
Checkout: 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox
After 3PM

House Rules

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