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Xspot Cliff-top Eco-holiday Apartment for two 4WD

5.0/5 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Outdoor Space

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in

Explore the area

    Popular LocationMedlands Beach26 min drive
    Popular LocationKaitoki Beach31 min drive
    AirportGreat Barrier Island (GBZ)34 min drive
    Popular LocationBlind Bay40 min drive

Space details

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 2
50 sq m
Bedroom 1
    1 queen bed
Bathroom 1

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire apartment to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Xspot Cliff-top Eco-holiday Apartment for two 4WD

Adults-only apartments in Great Barrier Island
“2013 Gold Winner Golden Piwa" BEST IN ECO-FRIENDLY!

It's blissful! A relaxing adventure!

Looking for peace, quiet, solitude?
This light and modern apartment on Great Barrier Island provides just that, and has sweeping 270 degree panoramic views over the Hauraki Gulf.

Walk in and become part of the view. Take a seat on the comfy couch or a deck chair and gaze at the ever-changing views over the water. Or amble a few meters through the long grass, sit down on a rock and relax, hear the waves break on the rocks below. Spot a sting ray.

The apartment is self-contained with its own entrance and hallway. It is attached to our home, from where we, if required, can assist with tips on things to do on island, and solar and firewood systems.

Keep an eye out for diving dolphins, whales working schools of fish, gannets graciously gliding past at eye-height and cray fisherman checking their pots.

You may occasionally have to check that your book is still in your lap and that your drink is still at hand, but you may completely forget about them, too.

Once you're totally relaxed, you could go and explore the island, or have a splash in the shared unheated swimming pool with views!

The unheated swimming pool with a view is available for a splash in summer.

This remote 4WD location is perfect for a honeymoon! Don't forget to ask about our Good Heavens stargazing special for couples!

The 80m2 apartment is spacious and has one master bedroom with ensuite and a walk in wardrobe to store your gear.

Book an extra few days if you are in doubt.. Most of our guests say they are sorry they didn't stay for longer. It is just soo relaxing.

4WD access only! Bring your own on the ferry or rent one through Claris rentals.

Travel to the Barrier by sea on the Sealink ferry, or fly with either Flymysky or Barrier Air. Helipad available close by.

Extras must be booked in advance and are subject to availability.
Special conditions:
This clifftop apartment has has amazing views but is not necessarily suitable for toddlers. They are welcome with tight supervision.
Our alternative power system is sturdy but cannot cope with an overload. Electric appliances creating heat (hairdryers, -straighteners, toasters, rice cookers, etc.) are very hard on our batteries. Please do not bring them. Phone chargers, etc. are fine.
Please leave the property as you found it or pay $100 extra for cleaning.

Extras: Maps of the island, with lots of great ideas for exploration (included); Please ask about our special rates for a Private Dark Sky Experience on site, or a Dark Sky Group Experience at Medlands more info on
Rooms open to patios. Bathrooms include a shower.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager


Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property


Contactless social distancing
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Pool


  • Internet access

Food and drink

  • Toaster


  • 1 bedroom


  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower

Outdoor areas

  • Patio


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Location highlights

  • Near the ocean
  • Near the bay

Things to do

  • Hiking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Whale watching nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby


  • Sleeps 2
  • Unit size: 538 sq ft (50 sq m)
  • Property does not allow children



Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions; you will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, which will enable you to manage your booking


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

This property welcomes adults only

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited

Property is also known as

Xspot Cliff-top Eco-holiday Apartment for two 4WD Apartment

About this area

Great Barrier Island

Located in Great Barrier Island, this apartment is by the ocean. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Medlands Beach and Kaitoki Beach. Scuba diving and surfing/boogie boarding offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking and mountain biking nearby. Guests love the property's quiet location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Medlands Beach - 26 min drive
  • Kaitoki Beach - 31 min drive
  • Blind Bay - 40 min drive
  • Awana Bay - 48 min drive
  • Mount Hobson - 59 min drive

Getting around

  • Great Barrier Island (GBZ) - 34 min drive


  • Tryphena Social Club - 14 min drive
  • The Wild Rose Café - 14 min drive
  • Currach - 15 min drive
  • EarthSong - 16 min drive
  • Mulberry Grove Restaurant Cafe Takeaways - 18 min drive

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5/5 Excellent

Incredible views with lovely hosts
Peaceful and private accommodation with the most stunning views, especially at sunset! We visited Aotea for our honeymoon, and this was a truly special place to stay. It is very remote, and you definitely need a 4WD and confident driver to get there, but the views are worth it! Hilde was very friendly and helpful too :)

5/5 Excellent

Stop Looking, Start Booking
We've stayed in a lot of places all around the world, and this was one of the best. It's a simply magical place, and Hilde and Roger are wonderful hosts. It exceeded all of our expectations (and our expectations were high!) It's an incredibly special place - with an unbelievable view, and all the comforts you could ever want. The Barrier is a wonderful place, and you just couldn't enjoy it from a better place. It's easy to get around the island from here, and yet it gives you a retreat at the end of the day. Seriously, I wasted lots of time looking up different places to stay, and I couldn't have been more happy with where we ended up. A big thank you to Hilde and Roger for sharing their slice of paradise with us for a few days... We will never forget it and hope to return soon.

5/5 Excellent

Paradise on earth
The XSpot view lived up to the description - truly mesmerising. We thoroughly enjoyed our 5 night stay and Hilde was very welcoming and helpful.

5/5 Excellent

⭐️ Amazing ⭐️
What a special place, breath taking views, everything from checking in to checking out was perfect. Hilde was so helpful in sorting a car as we came at peak time and limited. Thank you so much for having us, we loved it!

5/5 Excellent

Perfect t honeymoon
Had a great time staying here. Hilde and roger were very helpful. Can get quite hot in the afternoons so remember to bring light clothes and was awesome to have be able to use the pool.