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Sandy Bay, Holiday Homes Northland

Sandy Bay holiday houses, baches and rental holiday accommodation

Sandy Bay is one of the East Coast’s most popular board surfing beaches and you can bring your own or hire boards and/or take lessons. International surfing competitions take place and parking is directly next to the beach. You don’t have to surf to enjoy the ever changing views of Sandy Bay!

Continuing past Sandy Bay takes you inland where you can visit Whananaki or Hikurangi where the road rejoins Highway 1. 

Read about surfing and surf lessons at Sandy Bay...

Where to Stay at Sandy Bay, Tutukaka Coast

If you want to be able to jump out of bed and walk stright to the beach with yoru surfboard then choose our accommodation opposite the beach at Sandy Bay. Alternatively, you can still be within easy reach or the beach but staying in more budget accommodation at Sandy Bay when you choose Sandy Bay Retreat. Stay in one of our locally managed Holiday Homes when looking for Sandy Bay accommodation. All our Tutukaka Coast rental holiday houses are self-contained and professionally cleaned after your departure. Nearby to Sandy Bay is Matapouri and Tutukaka.

How to Find Sandy Bay

Sandy Bay on the Tutukaka Coast is located on the East Coast of New Zealand about 30 miinutes drive from the city of Whangarei in Northland. The Tutukaka Coast is well sign-posted from State Highway 1 in Whangarei. From Auckland drive North 2.5 hours to reach Sandy Bay. From the Bay of Islands you can turn off State Highway 1 at Hikurangi to reach Sandy Bay or continue until the first traffic lights in Whangarei to arrive via Ngunguru and Tutukaka. Driving time from the Bay of Islands is just over 1 hour via the Hikurangi turnoff.

With a a stunning white sandy beach and world renowned surf, Sandy Bay is a great destination for surfers and sand lovers alike. There are plenty of other beaches nearby, along with walkways and the Tutukaka Marina - departure point for daily cruises and dive trips to the Poor Knights Islands. Sandy Bay Surf lessons, surf board hire and sales of boards and accessories can be arranged through Tutukaka Surf Experience in the Tutukaka Marina.

Sandy Bay Holiday Houses

Coastal Holiday Homes have a range of holiday homes available at Sandy Bay to suit every group size and budget. All our holiday houses are privately owned but locally managed. Our Sandy Bay rental holiday houses are self-contained and professionally cleaned after your departure. All the linen is supplied and because our houses are managed from Tutukaka if you have any questions during your stay we are always nearby to help out.

Some of our houses and apartments are available as medium to long-term furnished rental properties.

Your Tutukaka Holiday Home Manager

Your local Tutukaka Coast Holiday Home Manager is:

Sandy Bay Holiday Home Manager - Sally KiddSally Kidd

To contact Sally about renting a holiday home or listing a property for holiday home management at Sandy Bay:

phone +64 9 434 4146

email [email protected]

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