Stunning village with views across the water to Matakana Island

  • Built to make the most of the temperate Bay of Plenty climate
  • Peaceful, coastal location
  • Views to Matakana Island and the Kaimai Ranges
  • Three minutes to Katikati and 40 minutes to Tauranga

Enjoy retirement living in Katikati

Summerset by the Sea is a beautifully landscaped, modern village with a range of stunning homes to choose from. Located in the most idyllic position right beside the water, the village has easy access to state highways while being close by to local shops and pharmacies, making Summerset by the Sea the ideal retirement destination.


Facilities & activities

At Summerset by the Sea, our facilities are designed to take advantage of the fantastic Bay of Plenty climate. But no matter the weather, you'll always have something to do with a range of indoor facilities too. Our on-site Activities Coordinator will make sure there's always a calendar of events and activities to keep you entertained, and you can do as much or as little as you choose. 

For our Divine Café and in-house catering, Kerr & Ladbrook offer contemporary food menus prepared on site with wholesome, seasonal, fresh and locally-grown produce.

Pool table Pool table
Residents' bar Residents' bar
Exercise room Exercise room
Barbeque facilities Barbeque facilities
Residents' workshop Residents' workshop
Lounge with large screen TV Lounge with large screen TV
Library Library
Hair salon and beauty clinic Hair salon and beauty clinic
All-weather bowling green All-weather bowling green
Indoor spa pool Indoor spa pool
Communal vegetable gardens Communal vegetable gardens
Swimming pool Swimming pool
Computer with internet access Computer with internet access
Piano Piano
Organised outings and activities Organised outings and activities
Courtesy van Courtesy van
Cafe Cafe

Types of homes

Summerset by the Sea offers a range of modern, high-quality living options including villas, townhouses and serviced apartments.

Villas & townhouses

2 or 3 bedroom villas or 2 bedroom with study

Licence to Occupy from $535,000

  • modern, bright, spacious open plan living
  • contemporary kitchen, large bathroom and self-contained laundry
  • outdoor living and garden
  • in-built storage
  • single and double garage with internal access
  • pets are welcome (just talk to your Village Manager first)
2 bedroom townhouses

Licence to Occupy from $479,000

  • modern, bright and spacious open-plan living
  • contemporary kitchen and bathroom, self-contained laundry
  • outdoor living and garden
  • built in storage
  • most with single garage with internal access 
  • most pets are welcome (just talk to your Village Manager first)

Serviced apartments

Double bedroom serviced apartment

Licence to Occupy from $325,000

  • generous double bedroom, ideal for singles and couples
  • spacious separate living area with kitchenette
  • ensuite including accessible shower, grab rails and non-slip floor
  • generous storage
  • 24 hour support always close at hand
  • certified by Ministry of Health to provide Rest Home-Level care

Care centres

Care rooms

  • feel at home by decorating and furnishing your care room
  • rooms will accommodate television, a comfortable chair and other small items of furniture
  • all bathrooms include accessible shower, grab rails and non slip floors
  • certified by the Ministry of Health to provide rest home and hospital-level care

Levels of care

Summerset by the Sea offers a full continuum of care, from one-off services through to hospital-level care in our Ministry of Health-certified Care Centre.

Village contact details

Photo of Mark Goddard

Mark Goddard

Village Manager

Photo of Fiona Nelson

Fiona Nelson

Sales Manager

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