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Drifting Sands Beachfront Retreat - Your own infinity beachfront

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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
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House Rules
Pet-friendlyKid friendlyNo smoking
Bathrooms
2 Full baths

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Sue J.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
An amazing place full of original items and everyt...
An amazing place full of original items and everything we could want. Right on the beach
Written 18 December 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Aaron S.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
This is a great property and Claire is a fantastic...
This is a great property and Claire is a fantastic host. Our group has stayed here twice now and it will be our preferred accommodation next time. I would highly recommend this property when visiting Hokitika.
Written 30 June 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Margaret R.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
4.0 of 5 stars
Drifting Sands has lovely access directly to the b...
Drifting Sands has lovely access directly to the beach with views. Claire repurposes much in building materials and natural resources to create a unique space. The kitchen was well equipped. Claire is very available to answer questions or offer suggestions on what to see. She lives right upstairs so if home, she is there. The bathrooms are not en-suite and one is a bit away from the bedroom and lacks shelving. We had a delightful time and enjoyed it there.
Written 30 June 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
Loved our stay
Was easy and an amazing place to stay.
Visited February 2022
Written 12 February 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
4.0 of 5 stars
Relaxing and peaceful
Hokitika is a great place to stay. This house has the advantage of being a easy walking distance to shops and having the beach on your back doorstep. Blessed to have perfect weather to enjoy sitting on the back lawn, eating at the dining table on the beach, gorgeous sunsets and beach walks.
Visited January 2022
Written 12 February 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
Bursting with character!
This place is so special. An absolute gem! Claire was a perfect host. Will definitely be back!
Visited April 2021
Written 15 May 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
Hokitika Beach front at it’s best!
Wow, Drifting Sands is a hidden gem on the beach at Hokitika. Claire is an amazing, generous host who goes out of her way to make sure you have the most relaxing, enjoyable, comfortable time in Hokitika. She was so helpful recommending cool local adventures to go on (when we were rained in for a day). From when we arrived with the fresh, warm raisin bed with homemade preserves, to taking our friends to see their first ever glow worms just up the road, to recommending the best Sunday night muso session at the Woodstock hotel, comfortable beds, good kitchen and a cosy coal fire after a day’s biking, you have to experience it to believe it! The big brazier on the beach with the seating and long table meant we had a Wild West coast beach fire and enjoyed a divine sunset. The outdoor bath with a view another highlight, private with the sound of surf and nature, was pure outdoor bliss. I cannot recommend this place highly enough especially with Coco the puppy and Hunter the cat. The best West Coast hospitality you can ask for :-). Thank you Claire, Coco and Hunter for a perfect long weekend.
Visited April 2021
Written 15 April 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
Beach Retreat
Quirky artwork and attention to detail with a home away from home feel. The beach is right on the doorstep. You can wine and dine on the amazing outdoor table and snuggle up around the brazier after stargazing from the heated outside tub. An easy walk to cafes and restaurants and a short car ride to the magnificent Buller Gorge and Treetop Walk. We came away knowing we will definitely be back :-)
Visited March 2021
Written 29 March 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
3.0 of 5 stars
Stay
Enjoyed our stay house wasn’t quite what I expected but we had a nice fire on the beach which was great
Visited January 2021
Written 31 January 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
Drifting Sands, Hokitika
Excellent location right on the beach and a short walk from town. The owner was very friendly and helpful and provided fresh bread and lemon honey as a welcome gift. We all enjoyed our stay and look forward to returning.
Visited November 2020
Written 25 November 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

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What this rental offers
Entertainment
  • Television
Location info
  • Kid friendly
Bathroom and laundry
  • Dryer
  • Hot bath
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Location features
  • Waterfront location
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
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  • Patio
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  • Air conditioning
  • Internet access

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    Frequently Asked Questions about Drifting Sands Beachfront Retreat - Your own infinity beachfront

    Drifting Sands Beachfront Retreat - Your own infinity beachfront is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.

    Drifting Sands Beachfront Retreat - Your own infinity beachfront has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

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