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Two Unique Experiences, One Beachfront Location

Nau mai Haere Mai ki Owhetu, or Cable Bay, located at the heart of the Doubtless Bay Region and home to Golden Sand Luxury Accommodation and Driftwood Beachfront Accommodation. Together they provide beachfront accommodation – an understatement at Cable Bay Stays – for all budgets, families and couples. Your hosts Archie and Rosie want you to have a unique kiwi experience of a happy stay right on the beach. A kiwi beach "bach" (holiday place) with modern amenities. GOLDENSAND has a 20 year history of providing superb beachfront accommodation for families, couples and second honeymooners. DRIFTWOOD next door provides an affordable family and couple's experience. Both properties provide an absolute beachfront experience for you.

Golden Sand 

Choose from two luxury honeymoon suites - Beachfront Cabana and Sunshine Suite - and 2 retro two-bedroom apartments - The Phoenix Red and the accessible Pacific Blue. Each adjoining apartment sleeps up to 6.


Choose from four one bedroom, self contained family apartment or two studio apartments. All apartments have beach views and access to the large patio for al fresco living. Each room sleeps 3 to 5 guests. 

Here's what makes your stay so special

Absolute Beachfront Kiwi Beach Bach

Rarely found: Relaxed self-contained retro beach accommodation at safe clean Cable Bay. Family fun & indulgent couples beachfront accommodation.

Pet Friendly

Pets are welcome to stay. Lap up the beach walks, chase a ball and enjoy the grassy verge.

Gateway to Off the Beaten Track Experiences

Quiet golden beaches, relaxed friendly people. Experience the kiwi beach. Fun for couples or families.

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Pets Can Stay Too
Exclusive Beach Experience