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Bush Sand and Sea B&B Auckland, New Zealand

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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Bush Sand and Sea at Bethells Beach is a one bed roomed, self contained and elegant accommodation nestled in New Zealand's native bush of the Waitakere Ranges of Auckland's Wild West Coast. Enjoy the peace, tranquility and seclusion of this environmentally-conscious retreat. Explore the bush walk with its bridges, board walks and stream. Enjoy our late departure policy after visiting the glow worms in the evening. Whether you are escaping the city for the weekend, looking to recharge your batteries or looking for a beautiful pause in your trip through Aotearoa (New Zealand), we look forward to welcoming you For Guests who arrive from Overseas, come directly to us from the Airport and who book 3 nights or more, we will shop according to your list, so those extra provisions are ready for...Bush Sand and Sea at Bethells Beach is a one bed roomed, self contained and elegant accommodation nestled in New Zealand's native bush of the Waitakere Ranges of Auckland's Wild West Coast. Enjoy the peace, tranquility and seclusion of this environmentally-conscious retreat. Explore the bush walk with its bridges, board walks and stream. Enjoy our late departure policy after visiting the glow worms in the evening. Whether you are escaping the city for the weekend, looking to recharge your batteries or looking for a beautiful pause in your trip through Aotearoa (New Zealand), we look forward to welcoming you For Guests who arrive from Overseas, come directly to us from the Airport and who book 3 nights or more, we will shop according to your list, so those extra provisions are ready for you. You can reimburse the cost once here and you don't have to stop at any Supermarket while jet lagged!More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
About the Owner
Lyn H
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2010
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Reviewed 18 February 2016

Alan & Lyn couldn't have been more helpful. We arrived into Auckland Airport on an early overnight flight from Melbourne.When we arrived at the bach Alan & Lyn gave us breakfast and allowed to rest in their home as it was too early to check...More

Date of stay: February 2016
Thank Peter F
LynHappy, VR Owner at Bush Sand and Sea B&B Auckland, New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2016

You were very welcome! We know that those awful early flights leave weary travellers in need of a restful place and we are happy that we can provide that. Some arrive and immediately sleep, others have a cuppa and off they go, leaving their bags...More

Reviewed 4 October 2015

Lyn's hospitality and compassion were superb. We were greeted on arrival and shown around the divine accommodation. The bed was perfect, soft silky linen atop of a wonderfully supportive yet supremely comfortable bed. We awoke in the morning to the smell of freshly baked bread...More

Date of stay: October 2015
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LynHappy, VR Owner at Bush Sand and Sea B&B Auckland, New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2015

Thank you for the heartfelt feedback. It's long, but accurate in detail, so we appreciate the effort it takes, especially when you are still on holiday. Many Guests INTEND to give feedback once they return home, but life is busy and words are cheap. To...More

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Canberra Australia
Reviewed 2 May 2013

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Date of stay: April 2013
LynHappy, VR Owner at Bush Sand and Sea B&B Auckland, New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2016

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Rockanje
Reviewed 17 April 2013

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Date of stay: March 2013
Management response:Responded 17 April 2013

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Waitakere Auckland
Reviewed 2 October 2012

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Date of stay: September 2012
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Auckland
Reviewed 1 September 2012

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Date of stay: August 2012
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Auckland (Originally Dunedin)
Reviewed 29 July 2012

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Date of stay: July 2012
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Auckland
Reviewed 19 June 2012

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Date of stay: June 2012
Reviewed 16 April 2012

From the first email contact we knew that this would be a wonderful place to stay because Lyn was so helpful and friendly. Her information was detailed and useful and even included a recommendation for our dinner - local vegetable samosas and apple samosas which...More

Date of stay: April 2012
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New York City
Reviewed 2 March 2012

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Date of stay: February 2012
Management response:Responded 2 March 2012

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Books
Deck
Dishwasher
Fax
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Hot Tub
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Paper Towels Provided
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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A 55 minute drive from Auckland International Airport, or 40 minutes from Auckland central business district. Accessible by train from Auckland's Britomart to Waitakere station, which is a 15 minute drive from us. A private 10acre block of native bush, located in the Waitakere Ranges of West Auckland, with a 10 minute drive to dramatic Bethells Beach, with its towering cliff-tops, blow-holes, sand dunes and sea caves. Enjoy the coastal walks, including a 15 minute walk along the beach to stunning O'Neils Bay (the local surf spot). Native Forest, Lakes and Wetlands All a brief drive away: visit the Cascades Kauri Park to see magnificent Kauri as nature intended - many up to 400 years old; the beautiful Scenic Drive, enjoying views of Auckland, Putamatekeo summit and Arataki Visitor Ce...
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