Country Style Hospitality in Kaikoura

If you are looking for great accommodation in Kaikoura, look no further than Awatea Country Bed & Breakfast. Located on 8 ½ acres of beautiful rural landscape, Awatea is just 10 minutes from the heart of Kaikoura Central. With it’s spacious grounds and gardens, comfortable and private guest rooms, and friendly hosts Awatea is the perfect place to relax after a long day of travel. 

While at Awatea, guests will have access to one of four large guest bedrooms. Each room is fitted with its own private bathroom, outdoor access, flat screen TV, and unlimited Wifi. Shared amenities such as the outdoor patio and BBQ, and indoor lounge and dining area are also available to guests during their stay. Father and son hosts, Kevin and Liam Brown, greet guests with a smile and are happy to assist in helping guests plan their time and activities in Kaikoura.


Beautiful Views

Nestled in the rural Kaikoura countryside, Awatea delivers spectacular views of the South Pacific, as well as unforgettable images of the Seaward Kaikoura mountain ranges. Awatea’s location makes it easy to enjoy a short stroll to the beach to catch a glimpse of sea life, or sip a warm cup of tea while gazing at the splendor of the mountains. 

Food and Drink

Awatea offers a delicious continental style breakfast complete with farm fresh eggs, bacon, fruit salad, yogurt, and a variety of different cereals and muesli. It is a meal guaranteed to fill you up for whatever day lies ahead. Special dietary requirements can be attended to if we are notified in advance. 

Tea and coffee will also be freely provided during your stay, while beer and wine are available for purchase. 


What does Awatea Mean?

The word Awatea is the Maori word for daylight or day break. Certainly, a stay at Awatea Country Bed and Breakfast can brighten the day like the light of the sun. Awatea’s welcoming hosts and delightful animals will ensure that even on a gloomy day, guests are left feeling bright and sunny. Undoubtedly, after spending the day exploring Kaikoura’s breathtaking views and abundant sea life, the only thing you’ll be left wishing for is more daylight.