Charming Country Retreat for Two near Puhoi, New Zealand

Puhoi, North Island (New Zealand)

Charming Country Retreat for Two near Puhoi, New Zealand

1 unit
2 guest capacity


  • Barbecue
This charming country retreat is located near Puhoi, New Zealand and is the perfect romantic getaway for two. Rustic elegance with touches of modern is the best way to describe the design of this former barn turned accommodation. The open floor plan consists of an area for sleeping, a sitting area, and an eat-in kitchenette. There is a separate bathroom with a shower, a toilet and a sink. Glampers can hit the sofa to unwind after a nice dinner and watch some late night TV before snuggling up in the queen-size bed complete with cozy, comfortable bedding.

Meals can be prepared in the kitchenette and enjoyed at the adorable wooden table built for two. The kitchenette comes equipped with a refrigerator, a Miele stove and oven and a microwave. The refrigerator comes stocked with farm fresh eggs and local Puhoi farm milk. Glampers can help themselves to any items found in the pantry and all cookware and dinnerware are provided. Other amenities include gas hot water, a heat pump, Wi-Fi, Sky TV and a stereo with audio input cable.
Linens and towels are provided.

Outside, there is a private courtyard area with wrought iron furniture. Here glampers can linger over a glass of wine and a nice meal grilled on the BBQ or sit by a late night campfire to roast marshmallows while relishing in the peace and tranquility of the surroundings. Parking is available on site.


  • Towels
  • Lounge/Living room
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Sink
  • Queen-size bed
  • Oven
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Heating
  • Deck/Patio
  • Toiletries
  • Television
  • Dining table
  • Linens and pillows
  • Fire pit
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Sound system
  • Cooking basics
  • Parking
  • Shared Barbecue
Although this accommodation is rustic by nature, it is well stocked with many modern facilities. The kitchen boasts a high-end Miele oven for preparing delicious meals. Gas hot water and a heat pump have been installed. Wi-fi, a flat-screen TV, and a stereo offer both connection and entertainment. There is a large gas BBQ in the private courtyard which is set with lovely wrought-iron furniture. This is the perfect seat in the house as glampers can enjoy the view overlooking the Upper Waiwera Valley. At night, throw some wood on the fire and enjoy an evening under the stars. There is parking available on site. Cleaning and linens are included.

Guest Services

  • Spa
The property is an ideal location for hosting events for fifty people or less. Both indoor and outdoor areas are available and can be personalized to suit one's needs.

Props for hire is available for on or off-site rental. This service offers a large selection of furniture, dinnerware, decor, and props that can be used to make a special occasion just perfect. Prices vary.

The Boutique Bar is an old-school trailer that has been converted into an adorable traveling bar. It can be rented for special occasions as well, both on and off-site. Prices vary depending on the venue.

The Blue Belle Caravan is a travel trailer that comes fully equipped and can be rented and taken to an off-site destination. Extra charges will apply for sites outside the Matakana Coast.

Location + Surroundings

  • Museums
Down a quiet country lane in the Waiwera Valley, Auckland, New Zealand lies this hidden gem. Out of the way and offering complete solitude, this retreat is set amongst roses and foxgloves and is sure to offer glampers a true "get away from it all" experience. A short drive ten-minute drive brings visitors to the historic bohemian village of Puhoi which means "slow water." Puhoi presents with a very vibrant culture and atmosphere. Waiwera Thermal Spa Resort and the beautiful east coast beaches set the stage for a romantic getaway. The world famous Puhoi Pub and Puhoi Valley Cheese are both noteworthy destinations. Matakana and Warkworth are both small towns neighboring Puhoi.


  • Biking
  • Golfing
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Horseback riding
  • Wildlife watching

One of the most visited water destinations in Auckland is the Waiwera Infinity Thermal Spa Resort. The resort offers a whole host of facilities and amenities for visitors to enjoy. Hot mineral pools, a luxury Medi-Spa, and massages are sure to provide relaxation and rejuvenation to those who partake. Guests can take a ride down the water slides, have a picnic and BBQ or stop by the licensed cafe for a cold beverage on a hot afternoon. The Puhoi Cheese Factory is a great place to have lunch and buy extra cheese to take back. Guests can visit the Puhoi Pub for a beer or indulge in oysters and chips at the Puhoi General Store. The Puhoi River is the perfect place to enjoy some canoeing or kayaking. Guests can spend the day relaxing and swimming at one of the many beaches. There are many trails for some hiking or horseback riding, or guests can keep things leisurely with shopping at The French Shed, a museum visit, or a winery tour. Puhoi is the go-to place and is sure to provide visitors with a ton of fun and many memorable experiences.

Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: Flexible
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days
Moderate: You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.

Additional Information

There is a two-night minimum stay. Rates vary from weekdays to weekends.

Cleaning is included in the cost of the stay and linens are provided.

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