Sweet bohemian style cottage (not a hotel/motel) set in a lovely lush garden full of fruit trees, native trees, flowers & vegetables. Japanese style bridge across fresh water stream leads to the front door. Spend your day walking in the bush or walk along the coast southwards, swim at KareKare beach or the waterfall or just relax in the garden listening to the birds.
Head over the hill to Piha & the Piha Cafe for free wifi, Piha Store for essentials, West Coast Gallery for art, crafts & gifts.
Karekare is a small coastal village surrounded by the Waitakere Regional Park. The beach is a wild surf beach with black volcanic sand. There is a surf patrol in the summer months but not in winter. T…
There is no public transport to Karekare so a car is pretty essential. There are trains from Central Auckland to New Lynn, Glen Eden & Henderson where a hire car or taxi could be arranged.