Punga & Tawa Lodges, Oneroa, Waiheke Island

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Punga & Tawa Lodges on Waiheke Island

Escape to Waiheke Island, a sub tropical paradise just 35 minutes by ferry from downtown Auckland. Stay with us…Two lodges in two different locations with self contained and bed and breakfast accommodation.

Punga Lodge

Nestled on the side of a sunny, sheltered valley Punga Lodge looks out over native bush and bird life, just 150 metres from Little Oneroa Beach with its beautiful white sand swimming beach and 12 minutes walk to the main village of Oneroa. A mix of self contained units and en suite bed and breakfast rooms, all with private decks, provides a range of accommodation for single travellers, couples and families.

Take in the views while enjoying the hospitality that Punga Lodge is renowned for –  especially the complimentary homemade afternoon teas served each day on the breakfast deck overlooking native bush or delivered to your private deck.

Punga Lodge has a spa pool in a private room available for bookings at no extra charge. And every room and unit has free wireless internet connection and is serviced daily.

Apartment - Sunny and spacious, this Waiheke self catering accommodation is built for best views looking out to native bush from floor to ceiling glass windows in the large lounge and dining area which opens onto a big private deck with gas bbq. The apartment has a large superking bedroom which also opens onto the deck but there’s plenty of room in the lounge for an extra one or two single beds. The kitchenette has a microwave and little bench top oven with one hot plate. There’s a 42” tv in the lounge and also DVD and private free phone line for local and Auckland calls. Plus free Wireless internet for your convenience and complimentary homemade afternoon teas daily.  Continental breakfast available at extra cost. Maximum occupancy: 4 persons. Bedding configuration: Superking bedroom plus extra single bed/s in lounge.

Chalets - Our Chalets are great for families or a small group of friends – and ideal for a longer stay holiday. The chalets are two storey with lounge, full kitchen, bathroom plus small deck with gas BBQ at the lower level. Each chalet has an upstairs queen bedroom with a private deck. Chalet Two has a second twin bedroom upstairs with two single beds and the Chalet One has a separate area, open to the stairs, with two single beds. Chalet Two  is also pet friendly so you can bring your small best friend along as well. Free wifi and complimentary homemade afternoon teas daily. Continental breakfast available at extra cost. Maximum occupancy: 4 persons. Bedding configuration: Queen bedroom plus twin bedroom (chalet 2) or Queen bedroom plus separate area with two single beds (chalet 1).

Studio - The Punga Studio provides a self catering option for your Waiheke Island stay. It has a private entrance with a small deck (gas BBQ available nearby) and inside is a lounge with tv, free wifi and kitchenette which has a microwave, hot plate and large electric frypan plus all the plates and utensils you need. Opening off this area is a king bed with an en suite bathroom. Complimentary homemade afternoon teas available daily. Free Wifi. Continental breakfast available at extra cost. Maximum occupancy: 2 persons. Bedding configuration: King bed plus fold out couch.

Cottage - Punga Lodge’s self contained cottage is a little home away from home. An original Waiheke Island “bach,” the cottage is older but very pleasant and sunny. It has open plan lounge/dining and a kitchenette with full cooking facilities, plus a gas BBQ on your private deck. There is a small queen bedroom with an en suite bathroom. Free wifi and complimentary homemade afternoon teas daily. Continental breakfasts available at extra cost. Maximum occupancy: 3 persons (with fold out bed in lounge). Bedding configuration: Queen bedroom (en suite).

Garden B&B Rooms - If you’re wanting the convenience and companionship of bed and breakfast but looking for more privacy, a garden room is the answer. These bedrooms are semi detached from the main building with private entrance, private deck and no neighbours. There is a  superking bed with en suite bathroom, fridge, tea/coffee making, tv and free wifi. Continental breakfast (buffet with other guests or served to your private deck) and homemade afternoon teas are included. No cooking facilities. Maximum occupancy: 2 persons. Bedding configuration: Superking bed.

Bed and Breakfast Lodge Rooms - Bed and breakfast accommodation is great for a short or longer stay when you’re not planning to cook.  Punga’s Lodge rooms are on the top floor of the main building and each has a private deck looking out over native bush. The bedroom has an en suite bathroom, tv, free wifi and tea/coffee making. Twin or double rooms available. Continental breakfast buffet and homemade afternoon teas included. Only children over the age of 12 years accommodated in these rooms – we have other units and rooms suitable for younger guests. Maximum occupancy: 2 persons. Bedding configuration: King bed or twinned.

Pet Friendly Unit - Punga Lodge is one of few accommodation providers on Waiheke Island which is pet friendly so you don’t have to leave your best friend at home! We have a chalet where your small or medium sized (up to 20 kg) pet is welcome to join you providing they are sociable and well behaved. The chalet is at a far corner of the property so your pet won’t be disturbed by other people walking past and it has a private grassed area in front including a small penned off run which is visible from your deck. The chalet is two storey with lounge, full kitchen, bathroom plus gated deck with gas bbq at the lower level. Upstairs is a queen bedroom with a little deck plus a twin room with two single beds. And a dog bed – which can go anywhere you want to put it. In front of the chalet is private grassed area (not fenced) for play and the necessary. And also a small pen with kennel for your use. There is an additional charge of $20 per night for a pet except for stays of five nights or longer when they can stay free (you will need to contact us directly to organise this). Free wifi and complimentary homemade afternoon teas daily. Continental breakfast available at extra cost. Maximum occupancy: 4 persons 1 small/medium sized dog. Bedding configuration: Queen bedroom plus twin bedroom. Dog bed (moveable).

Tawa Lodge

Waiheke Island self catering accommodation with panoramic sea views is found at Tawa Lodge’s hill top location which looks out over Oneroa Bay and beyond to Little Barrier Island. It’s an ever changing sea and skyscape and you can take in the view from our self contained units, bed and breakfast wing, garden and outdoor decks.

Little Oneroa Beach with its beautiful white sand swimming beach is a six minute walk from Tawa Lodge and it’s a 12 minute walk to the main village of Oneroa. Tawa Lodge welcomes honeymooners, couples and single guests providing a range of accommodation and pricing from the premium Aroma Del Mare honeymoon cottage to split level bed and breakfast rooms for the budget conscious traveller. Tawa Lodge is not suitable for families or children under 12 years (check out our family accommodation at Punga Lodge).

Aroma Del Mare Cottage - Aroma Del Mare is a self contained holiday cottage at Tawa Lodge with panoramic sea views over Oneroa Bay making it the ultimate honeymoon destination on Waiheke Island. The cottage has  floor to ceiling windows and glass doors opening onto a private deck looking out over the bay. The kitchenette has a bench top oven with hot plate, microwave and fridge. There is a large en suite bathroom and the rest of the unit is deliberately open plan so you can enjoy the sea view from the superking bed, dining and intimate lounge areas. There is a 40” flat screen tv, dvd and free Wireless internet for your convenience. Maximum occupancy: 2. Bedding configuration: Superking bed (can be split into two single beds).

Tawa House - The Tawa House is ideal for a longer holiday stay as well as a short break. The two storey house has a large lounge/dining area downstairs, 40” flat screen tv, free Wireless internet. Also at the lower level is a full kitchen (oven/stove, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher), bathroom and a small double bedroom. Upstairs is a superking bed on a mezzanine with a private deck with views over Blackpool Bay and a small sun room which has all day sun and views over Blackpool and Oneroa Bays. There are no sea views at the downstairs level until you go out onto shared grassed and decked areas. All linen, bathroom requirements, tea/coffee etc is provided and the house is serviced daily.  The house is not suitable for children. Maximum occupancy: 3 adults. Bedding configuration: Superking bed on mezzanine level (can split into single beds), double bedroom downstairs.

Tawa Studio - Tawa Studio Accommodation enjoys sea views out over Waiheke Island’s Oneroa Bay from its private deck. Accessed via external stairs, the studio has a king bedroom / lounge with fridge, jug, toaster, microwave, plates etc but no kitchen facilities (your housekeeper will take care of any dishes). There is an en suite bathroom with a dressing room off this which also has a double bed. Maximum occupancy: 2. Bedding configuration: King bed plus double bed in dressing room.

Budget Bed & Breakfast Rooms - Budget bed and breakfast rooms at Waiheke Island’s Tawa Lodge are perfect for guests to enjoy million dollar sea views that don’t cost and arm and a leg. The Tawa Lodge bed and breakfast wing has three rooms. Each is split level with its own private little lounge with tv and free wifi and stairs to a loft queen bed. The rooms open off a glassed in verandah with tables and chairs to sit and take in the view or go outside where there are two pergolas for you to sit and enjoy your breakfast looking out over the bay, or perhaps indulge in a glass or two of wine watching the sun set over Oneroa Bay. The bed and breakfast room tariff includes a generous continental breakfast basket of a selection of cereals, toast bread, fresh fruit, fruit pottles, yoghurts, juice, butter and spreads. And there’s milk, tea, coffee and hot chocolate provided. Bed and breakfast wing guests can self cater with a shared kitchenette at the end of the wing which has fridge/freezer, bench top oven and stove, large electric frypan and all your cooking utensils. There’s also a free gas BBQ on one of the outside decks. There is a shared bathroom in the wing but with a maximum of six guests (no children or babies sorry), sharing isn’t a problem.

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223 Ocean View Road
Waiheke Island 1081

Phone: +64 9 372 6675

Freephone: within NZ: 0800 372 6675


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  • Punga Lodge - 223 Oceanview Road, Oneroa, Waiheke Island
  • Tawa Lodge - 15 Tawa Street, Oneroa, Waiheke Island

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