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Monaco Haven


  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Free WiFi
  • 1 Parking
  • Aircon

About Monaco Haven

  • Absolute waterfront position!
  • Estuarine views & abundant bird-life
  • Affordable & Comfortable!

Self contained cottage with open plan kitchen, lounge, dining areas, combined bathroom & laundry facilities!

Outside deck with extensive views across Waimea Inlet to Stoke, Richmond & the mountains beyond! 

Make your Nelson memories at Monaco Haven on the beautiful Monaco Peninsula, close to Stoke, Saxton Park, Richmond & just 15minutes from the Nelson City Centre.

Bedrooms & Bathrooms

The bedroom offers Super-King bed (or 2 twins by early request)

The bathroom offers Shower, Toilet & Basin.

Availability & Rates

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Minimum stay of 2 nights except 23 Dec ~ 10 Jan (7 nights) & Easter (3 nights). Shorter stays may be accepted by request.


Monaco Haven will be presented with beds made, ready for your stay.

All utilities, linens & towels, use of all listed amenities, pantry & sanitary basics, departure linen service & standard housekeeping up to 1.5 hours.

Extra charges will apply where additional cleaning, BBQ or oven cleaning or excessive rubbish disposal is required.

Tidal Access

The final 100m of access to this property is via beach road. Vehicle access is restricted during large high tides (over 3.9m) for approx. 1hour either side of the high-tide.

A tide table is provided with arrival instructions & long range tide tables can be viewed here: 2018 / 2019. If access is time-sensitive or the last 100m cannot be traversed without a vehicle, please contact to discuss other options. 

Booking Conditions

No party or venue use. Smoking is not permitted inside. Pets are not permitted. General booking terms and conditions apply.

  • Free WiFi
  • Aircon
  • Walk to Beach
  • Sea Views
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • DVD player
  • Dryer
  • Beach access
  • Freeview TV
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Garden area
  • Heat pump
  • Linens & towels
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Off-street parking
  • Pantry basics
  • Portacot for Hire
  • Sanitary basics
  • Mobile phone coverage
  • Washing machine
  • Water pressure - mains
  • TV
  • All day sun
  • Housekeeping upon departure
  • Tea, coffee, sugar
  • Absolute waterfront

47A Martin St, Monaco Peninsula, Nelson - 5 mins drive to Stoke village centre with supermarkets, pharmacy, dairy, takeaway outlets, cafes, restaurants, pubs, fuel stations, medical centre etc.

2 mins from Great Taste Cycle Trail Route, 5 mins to Isel and Broadgreen historic houses and gardens, World of Wearable Arts and Classic Car Museum, Saxton Fields Sports and Recreation Facilities.

10 mins to Tahunanui Beach and Recreation Reserve. Only 15 mins drive to Nelson city centre, and 10 mins drive from Nelson Airport. Take a short flat walk along the shoreline to a nearby restaurant and the local country pub.


  • Local Wineries
  • Abel Tasman National Park
  • Nelson Provincial Museum
  • Nelson Saturday Market (Montgomery Square)
  • Nelson Sunday Flea Market (Montgomery Square)
  • Nelson Wednesday Farmers Market (Morrison Square)
  • Tahunanui Beach & Attractions
  • WoW Museum
  • Mount Arthur / Flora Saddle
  • Maitai Caves Walk
  • McCashins Brewery & Cafe
  • Kahurangi National Park
  • Nelson Lakes National Park
  • Boulder Bank
  • Cable Bay
  • Centre of New Zealand & Botanics
  • Codgers Mountain Bike Park
  • Founders Park
  • Founders Brewery Cafe
  • Golden Bay (day-trip)
  • Kaiteriteri Beach
  • Mapua Wharf
  • Gorgeous spot to sit and watch the tide roll in and out. So peaceful. Lovely to do a walking loop around the peninsula and soak up the surroundings. You can sit in the lounge and watch the day unfold and at night see the lights of Nelson sparkling while hearing the tide lap on the shore. The house was very clean and tidy and well presented. Well located, 10 minutes to Nelson city and a few minutes to the main roads that take you exploring. Stoke village very handy and good supermarkets. Gorgeous place, the house was very well presented and clean.

    Jim and Chrissy Webber - Jan, 2018

  • We had a great time at Monaco Haven. The on-site hosts were very helpful (but left us to our privacy). I loved watching the tides and found it relaxing and fascinating. We used the kayaks that were available and had a great time. The air conditioning was a life saver and I’m sure it is warm and cozy in the winter.

    Nikki Maw - Jan, 2018

  • Jarrod, Peta-Jane & Sarah, We were delighted with the accommodation and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Steve was very pleasant to deal with. Great views. Quiet, convenient neighbourhood.

    G Howard - Nov, 2017

  • "Good communication - timely and clear. Interesting location (access via the beach) made it even lovelier. Comfortable space. Got a lot of sun. Lovely basket of goodies when we arrived. Owner very helpful."

    Danielle Anderson - Feb, 2017

  • Staying at the beach house in Monaco was a real treat and our host was most attentive. We especially liked that the house was sunflooded at every time of the day. Beautiful walks into dusk. Jogging at dawn. Enjoyed everything and will recommend this accomodation.

    H Eisenhuth - Dec, 2016

  • Yes, to let you know we really enjoyed our stay at Monaco Haven. It was the view that scored with me, but the cottage was so chic and clean and this we truly appreciated. Absolutely counted when we just needed a weekend to chill out. We would have found an enlarged street map of the whole Nelson, Richmond, Stoke area helpful to have on hand. Don't know when we will be back to Nelson, but I've kept the details!

    C Norrish - Sep, 2016

  • Dear Peta Jane,we much enjoyed our visit,managing to escape the worst of the weather around the country.We also hit the tides right and much enjoyed watching all the birdlife on the mudflats.Nice touch with the basket of goodies,digestives being a favourite!

    St John & Frances Yorke - Sep, 2016

  • This place was very relaxing and great for our family of three. Our baby girl was able to crawl, etc without any worries, we enjoyed the lovely garden and the beach. The tide coming in and out was lovely to see. A small simple batch that is just perfect for a couple or small family. The owner is also very nice . We also loved the location, both a short drive to the airport and city.

    M Hogan - Sep, 2016

  • Lovely Bach right on the beach. Stunning views and beautifully appointed inside. Perfect location, close to the city activities whilst also having the feel of your own private haven. Great coffee cart and restaurant within walking distance mean you don't actually have to leve Monaco if you want to escape from it all. Highly recommend.

    Josey (London, UK) - Feb, 2016

  • We loved the cleanliness and the location of the property. Only thing we noted would some kind of shade on the balcony would be beneficial as it was so hot when we stayed. Steve and Fiona were fantastic hosts and we had a fantastic time. Definitely would recommend this property very highly for someone looking for accommodation in Nelson

    Julie (Dunedin, NZ) - Feb, 2016

  • Wonderful location - handy to the whole Nelson/Richmond/Waimea Valley area. Fabulous views, constantly changing as the tides go in and out and the birds come and go with them. Lovely to hear the high tide lapping just outside the bedroom window. Pleasant decor, very comfortable bed

    Alison (Wellington, NZ) - Jan, 2016

  • We've just had the pleasure of staying at this property for the past 6 nights. The property itself is clean and comfortable, beautifully light with the sun streaming in all day. The hosts were absolutely lovely, they were so helpful and provided kayaks as well as great local advice. It was fun negotiating entry and exits with the tides but we were never cut off as there is access from the other side of the property. This place is a little piece of paradise and you cannot help but relax in such a beautiful environment. The only thing we would add that would be helpful would be some form of shade on the balcony as when it's hot, it's really hot but it would still be nice to sit outside being shaded a bit. Although this property is on the flight path to the airport, it adds to the ever changing scenery of the estuary and is not really a hindrance at all. We would certainly recommend staying at this property; we had such an enjoyable time.

    Helena (Auckland, NZ) - Jan, 2016

  • Wonderful stay, lovely hosts ,thanks

    Tim (Wellington) - Mar, 2015

  • Fab location ,most enjoyable,great hosts.

    Janice & John (Dunedin) - Jan, 2015

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