A peaceful village in the heart of stunning Hawke's Bay

  • Designed for the magnificent Hawke's Bay climate
  • Level, spacious and sunny site
  • Adjacent to Orotu Park and recreation facilities
  • Surrounded by world-famous vineyards

Love the life at Summerset in the Bay

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


Facilities & activities

At Summerset in the Bay, our facilities are designed to take advantage of the fantastic Hawke's Bay weather. But no matter the weather, you'll always have something to do with a range of indoor facilities too. Our on-site Activities Coordinator makes 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.

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 Hair salon
All-weather bowling green All-weather bowling green
Indoor spa pool Indoor spa pool
Computer with internet access Computer with internet access
Piano Piano
Petanque Petanque
Organised outings and activities Organised outings and activities
Courtesy van Courtesy van
Cafe Cafe

Types of homes

Summerset in the Bay offers a range of modern and high-quality living options, including villas, apartments, serviced apartments and rooms in our Ministry of Health-certified Care Centre.

Villas & townhouses

2 bedroom villas or 2 bedroom with study

Licence to Occupy from $639,000

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


1 and 2 bedroom apartments

Licence to Occupy from $385,000

  • generous open-plan living area with contemporary kitchen
  • bathroom with accessible shower, grab rails and non-slip floors
  • built-in storage
  • private patio or balcony for outdoor living

Serviced apartments

Double bedroom serviced apartments

Licence to Occupy from $370,000

  • 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
  • Certification 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 accommodate television, a comfortable chair and other small items of furniture
  • all bathrooms include accessible shower, grab rails and non-slip floors
  • certification by the Ministry of Health to provide rest home and hospital-level care

Levels of care

Summerset in the Bay 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 Megan  Pickering

Megan Pickering

Village Manager

Photo of Cherie Adams

Cherie Adams

Sales Manager

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Find us

79 Merlot Drive,
Napier 4112

See on Google Maps

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