It's like having your very own bach

Comfortable units and a relaxing atmosphere combine to ensure you have a truly enjoyable holiday in Golden Bay, New Zealand.

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Wake up to the sea, swim at our safe beaches, walk to cafes, restaurants and bars, and soak up the stunning scenery of Golden Bay.


Enjoy the perfect seaside holiday at Pohara Beachfront Motel. Located right on the beach, and set in the heart of Pohara village, our motel offers comfortable seaside accommodation in Golden Bay.

14 self-contained fully equipped units
Continental breakfast available on request
Barbeque for guests to enjoy
Sea views from most rooms
Family friendly accommodation in Golden Bay

Walk along the picturesque Pohara beach, swim in the blue waters, enjoy the amazing sunrises and sunsets across the bay or relax on your deck with a good book. Start your exploring of Abel Tasman National Park from here.

sunny-dayWe will store your gear while you hike, mountain bike or kayak through this magical part of Golden Bay. Set out from right in front of the motel for a unique journey.

Pohara Beachfront Motel is the ideal place to relax, wind down and enjoy beachfront accommodation in Golden Bay.

Stay at the perfect base for exploring Golden Bay – one of New Zealand’s unique visitor destinations. Enjoy a wide variety of activities right on our doorstep: stunning scenery, cafes and restaurants, local walks, golf course, local store, safe swimming beach.

Resident manager Pete will provide the best of local knowledge about this special and beautiful region.