The Guest Cottage

The secluded & private boutique seaside cottage accommodation at Connells Bay, a peaceful haven at the eastern end of Waiheke Island in Auckland Hauraki Gulf. The historic guest cottage is just metres from the beach and is nestled among native trees on a 60-acre property featuring tranquil bush, rolling farmland and a unique contemporary sculpture park.The cottage is fully self-contained and is suitable for 1 or 2 couples on a one-party booking basis. Full breakfast provisions along with essentials such as tea, coffee, milk, cooking oil, flour etc are provided.


  • NZ$500 (GST inclusive) per night for the use of one bedroom, plus NZ$100 per night for the 2nd bedroom if booked or used.
  • One all-season rate
  • Includes full access to the sculpture park


Please note that there is a minimum 2 nights stay with a maximum of 4 people. We allow for one-party booking only and the property is not suitable for children. 4WD or AWD vehicle essential for our driveway.



  • The main bedroom has a queen bed and the 2nd bedroom (if booked or used) has a double bed. Both bedrooms overlook the beach.
  • Two bathrooms (one ensuite)
  • Modern kitchen & laundry
  • Open fireplace
  • Complimentary WIFI
  • CD/Stereo/DVD
  • BBQ
  • Non Smoking


Guests can indulge in a number of activities including swimming in the sea at Connells Bay, kayaking to explore the coast or nearby Rotoroa Island.

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All you need to know about staying at or visiting Connells Bay.

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The Sculpture Park

Sculptures by New Zealand artists showcased at the Connells Bay Sculpture Park where art & nature are united to create special spaces for site specific sculpture.

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