Charming Cottage Getaway on Lake Tarawera near Rotorua, North Island

Rotorua, North Island (New Zealand)

Charming Cottage Getaway on Lake Tarawera near Rotorua, North Island

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1 unit
5 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
No pets allowed
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Description

  • Kid-friendly
  • Barbecue
This charming house getaway on Lake Tarawera is situated near Rotorua, North Island, and can accommodate up to five guests. There are two bedrooms and one full bathroom in this lovely rental. The first bedroom has a fabulous king -size bed while the second bedroom has two twin-size beds. There is room for another mattress to put onto floor between the single beds or people can sleep on the daybed. The bathroom features a toilet, a sink, and a shower. Linens, electric blankets, towels, and toiletries are kindly provided by the host.

In the living room, glampers will find a fluffy sofa and a plush armchair positioned around a cozy fireplace and a flat-screen TV. There is also a comfortable daybed for groups that require a little extra sleeping space. The kitchen is equipped with an array of cooking and serving utensils and all of the modern appliances guests might need to feel at home during their stay. Guests can enjoy meals around the formal dining table with seating for four. Other amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, board games and books, heating, and a piano.

Outside, glampers can enjoy awe-inspiring views of the lake and the rolling green countryside from their private deck, which is furnished with lounge chairs and an outdoor dining table. Guests will have access to all the decks. The property offers fantastic communal features including a volleyball net, a spacious sun terrace with lounge chairs, and a large safe playground for younger glampers. The patio is equipped with a barbecue for cookouts, and free private parking is available on the premises.

Features

  • Electric blankets
  • King-size bed
  • Child's bed
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Telephone
  • Toilet
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Fridge
  • Coffeemaker
  • Oven
  • Lounge/Living room
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Firewood
  • Picnic area
  • Heating
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
  • Dining room
  • Game room
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Linens and pillows
  • Stove
  • Breakfast bar
  • Iron
  • Dining table
  • Television
  • Washing machine
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Cooking basics
  • Tea kettle
  • Fan
  • Desk
  • Highchair
  • Games
  • Sound system
  • BR/DVD player
  • Fireplace
  • Parking
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
Glampers will be able to immerse themselves in the lush surrounding landscape while still enjoying access to modern amenities and conveniences during their stay. The property offers fantastic communal features including a volleyball net, a ping-pong table If required and subject to the weather, a spacious sun terrace with lounge chairs, and a large safe playground for younger glampers. The patio is equipped with a barbecue grill for cookouts, and free private parking is available on the premises.

Glampers enjoy all the downstairs living area but share the laundry with the hosts who live upstairs. Inside, glampers can watch their favorite shows and movies on the flat-screen TV or cozy up beside the fireplace. Other amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, picnic areas, board games, heating, and electric blankets.

Location + Surroundings

Terrain
  • Hot springs
Local services
  • Supermarket
Entertainment
  • Shopping
  • Museums
This charming property is situated near the sparkling waters and soft sandy shores of Lake Tarawera on the North Island region of New Zealand. The tranquil Lake Tarawera is one of the most beloved lakes in the entire country, and glampers will have easy direct access to all it has to offer. Glampers will find themselves surrounded by stunning views of the lake and the mountains from the property. The popular Redwoods Treewalk can be reached in just 20 minutes by car, boasting 23 suspension bridges winding through 115-year-old redwood trees.

While the setting of this site offers complete privacy and feels like a remote hideaway, glampers will be only 20 minutes from the friendly neighboring town of Rotorua. There, glampers will find all of the modern conveniences they might need, dining and shopping options, and numerous attractions. Guests will be a 25-minute drive from the majestic Polynesian Hot Pools where they can enjoy a restorative soak after a full day of adventure. This is the ideal location for glampers seeking a relaxing retreat in nature with the option for outdoor recreation and activities nearby.

Activities

  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Water sports
  • Yoga
  • ATV/Quads/4x4
  • Horseback riding
  • Wildlife watching

Surrounded by the outstanding natural beauty of North Island's diverse landscape, glampers will have a wealth of options at their fingertips when it comes to outdoor recreation. The region is home to a multitude of rivers and lakes that provide excellent conditions for water sports such as swimming, kayaking, canoeing, and river rafting. Guests will be just steps away from a sandy beach on the shores of Lake Tarawera.

Those who prefer to stay on land can explore the area's vast network of beautiful nature trails teeming with a wide range of vegetation, countless bird species, and native wildlife. Glampers can go hiking, mountain biking, or even horseback riding through the scenic countryside.

For a break from the great outdoors, glampers can head to the nearby town of Rotorua. There, guests can browse local shops for unique souvenirs, indulge in delicious regional cuisine, or visit the Maori Arts and Crafts Institute to learn more about the area's cultural background. Other popular attractions include the Polynesian Hot Pools and the Redwoods Treewalk.

Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: from 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 10:00 a.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Accesibility & Safety

Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible

Cancellation policy

24-hour free cancellation
Fifteen: Cancellation is free up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least 15 days before check-in.
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Additional Information

Smoking and pets are not permitted.

Check-in is from 14:00 to 22:00.

All children are welcome.

Parties and events are not permitted.

Please be aware that the property is only downstairs and the host is living upstairs.

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