New Zealand

The Boatshed, Waiheke Island

The boatshed is a chic luxurious beach-style property, which sits blissfully above the sun-drenched bay and white sandy beaches of Oneroa on Waiheke Island. With a casual and elegant atmosphere, this hotel works in perfect harmony with its seaside location. You’ll never want to leave.

Location

The Boatshed is a 35-minute ferry ride or a swift 10-minute helicopter flight from Auckland. The beach is right at your doorstep and a short stroll away you’ll find downtown Oneroa’s boutiques, cafes and restaurants.

Your room

There are five suites available at the Boatshed and all are completely private with outstanding panoramic ocean views. Each suite has an understated whitewash beachcomber theme that creates an airy and spacious feel. With fine linen, day beds, cushions and throws (to ensure utmost comfort), a crackling fireplace and a bottle of wine waiting to be opened, Boatshed is the perfect place to relax and rest. For a really luxurious stay, hole up in the Lighthouse Suite. This three-storey retreat captures the romantic essence of a traditional lighthouse. Climb the circular stairs to the top where you’ll find your very own private paradise as glass doors open wide to a sundeck, perfect for catching summer rays and watching yachts sail across the Hauraki Gulf.

Why we like it

With whitewashed timber, fine white linen and views that’ll take your breath away, The Boatshed truly represents the epitome of luxury beachside accommodation. The intimacy of every suite makes The Boatshed feel like a holiday home rather than a hotel. We also can’t get enough of the Mini Moke Togs available for guests. Think golf buggy crossed with a safari jeep, this little is the perfect vehicle for nipping to the beach or even neighbouring vineyards.

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