Cottage By the Sea in Taranaki New Zealand
Cottage By the Sea New Plymouth Taranaki New Zealand Bed and Breakfast B&B Cottage Villa Lodgings Accommodations

Hosts: Hugh and Nancy Mills

Units: 4

Address: 66 Lower Turangi Road, RD 43 Waitara, Taranaki, New Zealand

Telephone: +64-6-754 4548,
754 7915

Activities/Attractions: New Plymouth is located in the Taranaki region on the west coast of New Zealand's North Island. New Plymouth District has a population of almost 70,000.

  • Yarrow Stadium regularly hosts major rugby matches
  • Taranaki Events Centre is an indoor stadium which seats around 2,500 people
  • Pukekura Park is used for cricket in summer and league during winter
  • New Plymouth has more golf courses per person than anywhere else in New Zealand
  • Pukekura Raceway offers horse racing and full betting facilities in a magnificent setting
  • Surf Highway 45 offers some of the best surfing conditions in the country
  • The aquatic leisure centre features heated indoor and outdoor pools, a wave machine, water slides, a fitness centre, along with a spa pool and sauna

While at the Cottage by the Sea:

  • relax with a cup of tea on the veranda watching ever-changing sea views
  • stroll around the 10 acre property and discover the sunken garden
  • take a short bushwalk down 100 hand-crafted steps to the beach where tide pools provide hours of exploration
  • bring your surf-casting gear

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Cottage By The Sea B&B

Cottage By The Sea B&B Bedroom

Cottage By The Sea B&B Seacliff

Cottage By The Sea B&B Villa

Cottage By The Sea B&B Yard

General Information: Welcome to Cottage By the Sea ... offering two self-contained cottages and two garden studios nestled on a cliff above the Taranaki coastline near New Plymouth, New Zealand. Situated on the Tasman Sea, we offer you complete privacy and quietness, surrounded with beauty.

Watch the sunrise from your bed? It's true! Even though we are on the west coast of New Zealand, we face north. Often the morning sky is lit up in all shades of pink reflecting on the deep blue waters, which you can see while still in bed. Cottage by the Sea and Seacliff Villa:

  • are self-contained
  • have double futon sofa beds in the cottage lounges
  • with fully equipped kitchens
  • have queen-size beds
  • have lovely views from your bed

Payment Accepted: Visa, MasterCard.

Rates: (Prices quoted in NZ Dollars)


$25/extra adult
Breakfast is an optional extra at $15.

"Peaceful, private, beautiful views - everything makes this place very special. This cottage is the best kept secret in Taranaki."

"We loved the peace and tranquility. Our stay was not quite long enough, but we'll be back."

"Fantastic view, loved the gardens. Picture-perfect. A lovely place to chill out and just relax."

"A great place to rest our tired bones and be one with this beautiful land."

"The gentle ambience is God's own space for people to restore themselves."

"Everything we expected and more. We'll be sending our friends to enjoy your little piece of make-believe."

"Try the stargazing at night - wondrous."

"Who could sleep through that sunrise? An inspiration."

"You've created a piece of heaven. What a marvellous place for an escape - utopia!"

"The ideal getaway for our anniversary. A stunning setting - zzzz, walk, zzzz - we loved every minute. Could we take Duke home?"