+ Photographer's delight

+ Gold Award *2009 House of the Year

+ Gold Award *2009 Sustainable Home over $1 Million

    by The Auckland Registered Master Builders Association

+ Quiet & rejuvenating get away for adults

+ All suites enjoy fabulous panoramic ocean views

+ All suites include your private oceanfront terrace

+ Lounge with huge oceanfront deck and stone fireplace

+ Library with book selection, awesome 'sky deck' and fireplace

+ Dining room with crafted ancient Kauri wood dining table.

+ Oceanfront 'sky deck'...absolutely breathtaking!!!

+ Highest quality New Zealand Kauri furniture

+ Complimentary tea and coffee making facilities in main lodge area

+ Conservatory with English flower garden

+ Private nature trail to ocean beach

+ Surrounded by 200 pristine acres of coastal reserve to explore

+ WiFi  high speed internet  + DVD selection in Theatre Room

+ Experience the Matakana Coast and enjoy available activities

Chateau Matakana


Chateau Matakana on the Pakiri Point Estate a luxury boutique lodge bed and breakfast accommodation on the Matakana Coast Wine Country of North Auckland New Zealand is positioned on Pakiri Beach and the Pacific Ocean with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean.  Experience complete peace, relaxation and rejuvenation while enjoying the spectacular 230 degree panoramic views of Pakiri Beach, white sand beaches, Pacific Ocean, Te Arai, Mangawhai Sand Dunes, many islands including Little Barrier, Great Barrier, Hen & Chickens, Mokohinau Islands, Goat Island Marine Reserve, panoramic vistas of mountain ranges with beautiful sunsets and sunrises. Relax to the sound of ocean surf and birds while enjoying the spectacular views from your private ocean side suite terrace, or delight in the fabulous panoramic ocean views from the library 'sky deck', or the large ocean side living area terrace.  Enjoy our private nature trail to pristine Pakiri Beach surrounded by over 200 acres of ocean front reserve land enjoyed by New Zealand's native coastal life.


Peacefully located directly on the Pacific ocean only a 45 minute scenic drive north of Albany, Auckland you will enjoy New Zealand's highest quality lodging experience.  After several years in design planning and construction, this award winning lodge was opened in 2009.  All suites are top luxury appointed with New Zealand kauri furniture, marble tiled bathrooms with powerful pure water showers, instant hot water, fluffy linen, heat and air conditioning if needed, and wide sliders onto your private oceanside terrace.   Also, relax and enjoy our library, observatory, conservatory with English garden, theatre room, and living room with fireplace.


Enjoy the spectacular beachfront, sun, swimming, surfing, and watching marine life.  Venture to nearby Goat Island Marine Reserve for snorkeling or glass bottomed boat tour, horseback riding on Pakiri Beach, take in the Matakana Coast wine tasting, art and pottery galleries, golf, fishing, and on Saturday morning enjoy the special food and music entertainment at the famous Matakana Village Farmers' Market. 


Chateau Matakana on the Pakiri Point Estate an exceptional accommodation experience!