The Sandcastle

  • Haile Lane, Pohara, 7172 Pohara, New Zealand - View on map
4.2 /5
Hotel type: Guest accommodation
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Hotel themes – The Sandcastle

  • ✓ Beach / seaside
  • ✓ Nature / wildlife
  • ✓ Countryside

Quick description

Located 3 minutes’ drive from Pohara Beach, The Sandcastle is set on a tranquil valley overlooking the sea. It features self-contained cottages with a balcony offering sea and garden views. Guests also enjoy a sauna and a hot tub.

Located on New Zealand’s south island, Sandcastle Golden Bay is set between The Kahurangi and Abel Tasman National Parks. It is 13 minutes’ drive from shops in Takaka.

The pet-friendly cottages each feature handcrafted wooden décor and a kitchen with a gas stovetop, a refrigerator and a microwave. Each has a lounge area with a TV and a dining setting.

Guests can share an outdoor meal using the wood-fired pizza oven or the BBQ facilities. Younger guests enjoy a forest playground that offers a sandpit and a rope swing.

The property offers a lovely tranquil garden featuring an olive grove, a pond, sculptures and a small herb garden, free for the guests to pick fresh herbs. Other facilities include massage services and yoga classes.

Rooms: 6

Important information

Please note that you will receive directions and check in details from the property after you have made your reservation.

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Food & Drink

Kitchenware, Refrigerator, Stovetop, Microwave, Toaster, Dining area, Electric kettle, Kitchen


Bathroom, Toilet, Shower

Room Amenities

Heating, Carpeted




Balcony, Garden view, Sea view

This cottage features a balcony offering sea and garden views. It offers a kitchen with a gas stove-top, a refrigerator and a microwave. The private bathroom offers a shower.

Please note that the price is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 6 (see Hotel Policies).


Food & Drink

Kitchenware, Dining area, Microwave, Kitchen, Barbecue, Refrigerator, Electric kettle, Toaster, Stovetop


Toilet, Shower, Bathroom

Room Amenities

Carpeted, Clothes rack, Electric blankets, Heating


Flat-screen TV


Linen, Towels


Garden view, Balcony, Sea view


Entire unit wheelchair accessible

Building characteristics


This room features a full kitchen with view of the garden and a private bathroom.

Bungalow with Sea View

Food & Drink

Kitchenware, Stovetop, Kitchen, Microwave, Refrigerator, Electric kettle, Toaster, Dining area


Shower, Bathroom, Toilet

Room Amenities

Carpeted, Heating


Balcony, Sea view, Garden view

This bungalow has a balcony, kitchenware and dining area.

After booking, all of the hotel’s details, including telephone and email address, are provided in the online booking confirmation, confirmation email.

Facilities of The Sandcastle

Food & Drink

BBQ facilities, Room service, Breakfast in the room,

Pools and wellness

Sauna, Hot tub/jacuzzi,

Common areas


Cleaning services


Entertainment and children services

Children's playground,


Table tennis,




Free WiFi! WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.


Free parking! Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).

Policies of The Sandcastle


From 12:00 Until 20:00 hours


From 08:00 Until 10:00 hours

Children and extra beds

All children are welcome.
All children under 4 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
All children under 2 years stay free of charge for children's cots/cribs.
All older children or adults are charged NZD 10 per person per night when using existing beds.
The maximum number of children's cots/cribs in a room is 1.


Pets are allowed. No extra charges.

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Pets allowed
Free parking
On-site parking
Private parking

Food & Drink

Room service
Breakfast in the room
BBQ facilities

Pools and wellness

Hot tub/jacuzzi

Cleaning services



Internet services
Free WiFi

Entertainment and children services

Children\'s playground


Table tennis

Overall room rating

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