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Welcome to WaiOra Beach Retreat, Aotea Great Barrier Island Accommodation  

We offer an amazing Holiday House right on the beachfront on this magnificent and rugged Pacific Island at the edge of Auckland's playground - the Hauraki Gulf.

The white sands of Medlands Beach are at your front door and the ocean is a paradise for fishing, diving, surfing, kayaking and other water-based activities. Our central location means easy access for exploring Great Barrier Island's natural beauty.

Our Holiday accommodation offers homely comfort, with a peaceful rural outlook and attractive gardens. Choose from Homestay style B&B, Holiday home or Self-contained Garden Chalet and  Sleepout.

House & Rates

This comfortable beachfront home welcomes you with 

spacious decks and

great indoor/outdoor living.  

We offer a range of rates

to suit all holiday options.


Bush walks & beach combing, swimming, surfing, kayaking,

diving, boating and fishing

are all just steps away.

Nature Therapies offered

or simply relax with a good book and enjoy this lovely haven.


WaiOra Beach Retreat is in a premium beachfront and central island location on the stunning East Coast

of Aotea Great Barrier Island

 New Zealand.


We are very delighted to learn that we are rated number 1
in the Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Great Barrier Island!


WaiOra Beach Retreat, Medlands Beach - Great Barrier Island - 71 reviews - 5 stars

WaiOra is a beachfront accommodation where you can rent a private room for five people. It is a spacious two-bedroom eco-retreat and family home where you can choose between the guest room or the self-contained Garden Chalet, which was designed for a complete beach house experience. It features an off-grid power system supplied mostly by solar panels.
The large front deck is a great place to grab a cup of coffee or tea while the back deck will give you a private access to the guest bedroom and the garden.

Staying here will make you feel like you are living within nature, not just surrounded by it.


"It was lovely having a swim before having breakfast on Vicky’s nice deck space."


"A lovely host helpful in every way and a spotless clean acommodation."


"Vicky is an incredible host who is very welcoming & kind and makes you feel at home instantly."


"The location is perfect right on a sweeping beautiful beach."

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