Gorgeous Waterfront Vacation Rental for Two in the Bay of Islands near Kerikeri

Kerikeri, North Island (New Zealand)
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1 unit
2 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Jacuzzi/Hot Tub · Barbecue

This charming vacation rental is located on the banks of the Takou River and has stunning views of the water. It is just 20 minutes drive from the historic town of Kerikeri and perfectly positioned to explore the wider Bay of Islands. It is fully furnished and equipped with everything glampers will need to relax in style. Sleeping up to two guests, this cottage makes the perfect getaway for couples.

It has an ensuite shower room in addition to a beautiful outdoor claw foot bath which sits overlooking the river. It is equipped for self-catering needs with a gas barbecue on the deck, indoor and outdoor tables and chairs, sun loungers, a small kitchen area with fridge, a gas oven and hob, crockery, glasses, cutlery, and cooking utensils.

Glampers can also make use of the beautiful window seat, luxurious super king-size bed, cotton linen, feather pillows and duvet, cozy throws, blankets and bathrobes, and bath and beach towels. Together with complimentary toiletries, fresh flowers, books, and magazines glampers will truly want for nothing during their time here.

The cottage is free from TV, Wi-Fi, and cell phone coverage, but guests can access these in the guest office on-site. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Telephone
  • Electric blankets
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • King-size bed
  • Running water
  • Sink
  • Coffeemaker
  • Oven
  • Garden
  • Fridge
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Deck/Patio
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Stove
  • Toiletries
  • Dining table
  • Tea kettle
  • Games
  • Sound system
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Bathtub
  • Parking
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Shared Jacuzzi/Hot tub
  • Shared Barbecue

Glampers will find their exclusive site equipped with everything they will need to relax in style. The tariff includes a private jetty, canoe and fishing, free to use at your leisure as well as your own private and romantic outdoor claw foot bath perched in a stunning setting on the river bank. There is also a deluxe hot tub on-site for guests to enjoy; the option to enjoy delicious meals delivered right to their accommodation as well as relaxing massages and spa treatments. All three require pre booking.

Glampers can explore the beautiful 5 acre sub tropical gardens, peaceful and unspoilt Takou River, perfect for fishing, kayaking and swimming, and our beautiful 150 acre organic farm with walks along the river, through organic pastures and native bush to secluded swimming and picnic spots. And last but not least, the beautiful and deserted sandy beaches a short paddle downstream at Takou Bay.

There is Wi-Fi available for guests to use at the main guest office. There are also shared laundry facilities.

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Guest Services

  • Front desk service
  • Spa

For the ultimate indulgence, guests can enjoy an enticing selection of luxury and romantic packages to relax, rejuvenate, romance, and pamper the senses—featuring cozy wood fires, relaxing spa baths, star-lit romantic alfresco claw-foot baths, pampering spa treatments, rejuvenating massages, delicious gourmet meals, and the unique hot tub perched in a magical location on the river bank. Read More

Location + Surroundings

Located just a short distance from Kerikeri in the beautiful Bay of Islands, this property is a truly peaceful and beautiful riverside retreat set on the banks of the picturesque Takou River. Just a short paddle from the beautiful sandy beaches at Takou Bay and surrounded by 150 acres of certified organic pasture, native bush, and five acres of sub-tropical gardens, this site is perched on the river bank and offers luxury accommodation that is eco-friendly and incredibly indulgent.

This property is perfectly located to explore the Far North, wider Bay of Islands, Paihia, Russell and Kerikeri areas, and yet hidden away from the hustle and bustle of the larger tourists areas. Just 20 minutes away, guests can visit the thriving small town of Kerikeri with vibrant cafés, farmers' markets, award-winning restaurants, wineries, and contemporary arts and crafts. Read More

Activities

  • Feeding animals
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Bird watching
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Wine tasting
  • Horseback riding
  • Whale watching
  • Biking
  • Golfing
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Surfing
  • Water sports
  • Climbing
  • Stand-up paddleboarding
  • Whitewater rafting

Guests can enjoy the peace, seclusion, and beauty of Takou River while being able to experience the best scenic, cultural, historical, gourmet and outdoor activities this region has to offer. A stay here is about so much more than just the accommodation. Wander through the beautiful five acre sub-tropical gardens that surround the property, borrow one of the kayaks or canoes from the boathouse to discover the unspoiled Takou River, paddle upstream, or head downstream to the beautiful and deserted sandy beaches at Takou Bay. Hunt for shellfish, driftwood, and shells, or swim, picnic, and explore.

Explore the 150-acre organic farm along marked walks that follow the river, through pastures and native bush to secluded swimming and picnic spots. Sit peacefully and watch the diverse and abundant bird life, relax and romance in the private alfresco claw foot bath or the magical free-standing hot tub. Indulge in a gourmet meal or replenish with some of the wonderful massages or spa treatments. Or simply lie back, relax and bask in the bliss of doing absolutely nothing.

Takou River is surrounded by a pristine and beautiful coastline. Volcanic rock formations combine with stunning sandy beaches and offer something for everyone, from the committed surfer, to the more relaxed holiday maker. Surfing, swimming, snorkeling, sailing, fishing and diving, or simply basking in the beauty of the marine environment. There's truly something for everyone here.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

  • You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 15 days prior to check-in.
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Additional Information

Pets are not welcome at this property.

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