- MondayOpen 24 hours
- TuesdayOpen 24 hours
- WednesdayOpen 24 hours
- ThursdayOpen 24 hours
- FridayOpen 24 hours
- SaturdayOpen 24 hours
- SundayOpen 24 hours
Located approximately on the spectacular Pōhutukawa Coast, Maraetai Beach is a breathtaking stretch of coastline that's perfect for those who are looking for a blend of adventure, relaxation and fun. This beautiful beach is a hot spot for locals and anyone who likes to soak up sun, swim in the turquoise waters, and enjoy a range of water sports.
The beach is surrounded by lush greenery, which provides ample shade and shelter from the hot sun. Bring a picnic blanket and spend the day lounging on the sand, or even take a refreshing dip in the ocean to cool down.
If you're feeling hungry and particularly craving fish and chips, there's no need to worry. The beach is home to a small, but bustling café that serves up delicious food and drinks. You can grab a bite to eat or sip on a refreshing drink while enjoying the breathtaking views. The café also offers outdoor seating, so you can enjoy your meal while taking in the beauty of the beach.
For the thrill-seekers, there is plenty of opportunity for water sports. Whether you want to go windsurfing, paddleboarding or kayaking, Maraetai Beach is the perfect location. The beach is particularly popular for its great windsurfing conditions, which make it a paradise for windsurfers of all levels. If you're new to the sport, you can even take lessons from one of the many local instructors at Maraetai Sailing Club.
In the evening, the beach transforms into a hub of activity. As the sun sets, people gather on the sand to watch the spectacular display of colors in the sky.
Maraetai Beach is truly a special place that offers something for everyone. Whether you're looking for an adrenaline-fueled adventure, a relaxing day in the sun or a fun-filled evening with friends, this beach has it all.
Location Te wāhi
188 Maraetai DrivePlan your route
Getting there Te huarahi ki reira
Simply follow the signs from State Highway 1 towards Clevedon and then take the Maraetai turnoff. The journey takes around 40-50 minutes depending on traffic conditions.
Local tip He tīwhiri mō te rohe
If you're looking for a spot to watch the sunrise, head to the beach early in the morning; it's well worth it.