Alpine Cottage Rental with a Hot Tub near Nelson Lakes, New Zealand

Saint Arnaud, North Island (New Zealand)
1 unit
5 guest capacity

Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Jacuzzi/Hot Tub · Barbecue

This alpine cottage rental is located near the Nelson Lakes, in New Zealand, and can accommodate five guests. There are two bedrooms, each with a private entrance, mountain views, and a full bathroom. The first bedroom has a king-size bed and the second bedroom has a queen-size bed. Both bedrooms come with quality bedding and linens, as well as electric blankets for chilly nights. The bathrooms are fully-equipped with robes and slippers, toiletries, hair dryers, linens, and towels.

In the living room, guests will find a spacious sitting area, with a sofa and armchairs, a television, and stereo. The living area opens up to a large outdoor dining area. Other amenities include Wi-Fi and parking.

Outside, there is a fully-furnished deck, a garden with two barbecues, a private hot tub, and an outdoor fire. Due to its secluded location in the middle of nature, the cottage has easy access to the Nelson lakes nearby and front-row views to some of the most epic scenery in the area. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • King-size bed
  • Electric blankets
  • Parking
  • Hairdryer
  • Queen-size bed
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Shared Jacuzzi/Hot tub
  • Linens
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Toiletries
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Fire pit
  • Television

Even though it sits in the middle of nature, in a remote alpine setting, the cottage has all the comfort its guests may dream of. During their stay, guests will have access to a television, a stereo, and Wi-Fi, but the true gems are found outside. There is an outdoor eating area with two barbecues, a fire pit, and a hot tub.

Guests will also find plenty of parking, for multiple vehicles, from cars to boats. Continental and cooked breakfasts are included, as well as tea, coffee, and a complimentary beverage upon arrival. Lunch and dinner may be provided upon request.

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Guest Services

  • Breakfast

Lunch and dinner can be offered upon request. For further details or for other requests, guests should inquire with the host.

Location + Surroundings

This Alpine cottage is located in the Nelson Lakes area, New Zealand, and is nestled in the foothills of the St Arnaud Mountains, right next to the Nelson Lakes. The surroundings are sprinkled with diverse vegetation, from three native species of beech trees to mosses, ferns, and broadleaf.

The staycation is surrounded by nature, with the Nelson Lakes National Park and Mount Richmond Forest Park nearby, but also close to the St Arnaud village, at less than three miles away, and at 52 miles away from the city of Nelson. The closest international airport is Wellington International Airport, at 145 miles east. Read More


  • Bird watching
  • Swimming
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Winter sports
  • Biking
  • Water sports
  • Hunting

The alpine setting that surrounds the cottage offers glampers a wide array of possibilities when it comes to outdoor adventure and activities, no matter the season. With easy access to the Nelson Lakes, water lovers can try a number of water sports, from kayaking to boating, and fishing. Sports enthusiasts looking to stay on solid ground can try one of the walking or hiking trails in the nearby forest, or mountain biking, and wildlife spotting.

Come winter, the lakes turn into the best place for ice skating, while the surrounding mountains are great for skiing.

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Accommodation Rules

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

Cancellation policy

  • You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
  • You will be charged for one full night’s stay plus 50% of the cost of the rest of the stay if you cancel within 7 days of check-in.
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Additional Information

The property has a non-smoking and no pets policy.

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