Cozy Getaway in Lake Coleridge on New Zealand's South IslandDarfield, South Island (New Zealand)
This cozy getaway is located in Lake Coleridge, New Zealand, and can accommodate two guests. Located inside the main part of the property, these rooms have twin-size beds. Each room has access to a private, detached bathroom, where guests will find a toilet, a sink, and a shower. There is free Wi-Fi in the guest lounge at the property.
Outside, there is a nine-hole mini golf course which guests are free to enjoy. There is also a spa, sauna, and tennis rackets, all of which guests can make use of during their stay. Read More
- Running water
- Lounge/Living room
- Tea kettle
- Sauna/Steam room
- Twin/Single bed
There are many free facilities at the property for guests to enjoy, such as free Wi-Fi in the guest lounge, as well as satellite TV, including sports and movies. There is also a selection of board games and DVDs for those more relaxed evenings in. For those wishing to make use of the self-catering facilities, there is also a guest kitchenette. Self-serve tea and coffee are available, as well as a wide range of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Breakfast is included for catered guests, as well as a three-course set menu evening meal, for which bookings are required.
Also on site, is a library with information on the history of the local area, as well as a log burner in the guest lounge. All accommodations are heated, perfect for keeping toasty in the cooler months. Outside, there is a nine-hole golf course, and guests can also borrow tennis rackets to use at the local tennis facilities in the village, just a short walk away. There is also a spa and a sauna where guests can kick back and relax after a long day of exploring the local area.
- Laundry service
- All meals
Guests can make use of the on-site laundry facilities for an additional cost.
The on-site restaurant requires bookings to be made in advance. Dinner consists of a three-course set menu, including a main course and a dessert, as well as bread, water, tea, and coffee. Packed lunches are also available, as well as continental breakfasts. While these are included for catered guests, should self-catering guests wish to take advantage of them, there will be an additional charge. Read More
Location + Surroundings
This historic lodge is located in Lake Coleridge, Canterbury in New Zealand, right in the heart of the Canterbury High Country. This picturesque village is located right on the eastern fringes of the Southern Alps, on the banks of the Rakaia River. The property’s location is truly a picturesque paradise, boasting marvelous mountain views as the backdrop to the property. The nearest town, Methven, is a 40-minute drive away, meaning guests can enjoy a truly peaceful and secluded escape here. Christchurch International Airport is just over an hour away by car, too, making the property easily accessible. Read More
- Winter sports
Year-round events are available around the property, with anything from walks and fairs to the Hororata Highland Games, held every November. The Canterbury High Country region has a huge range of activities on offer. Fishing is available in the Lake Coleridge area, with fast flowing rivers, tranquil lakes, and quiet streams on offer. For those wishing to explore a little more, fishing guides are also available for a bit more guidance. Horse trekking can be found at High Country Horse Adventures and Terrace Downs Golf Resort. Those wishing to get out on the lakes and enjoy should head to the nearby Rakaia River for some jet boating.
Mountain biking is abundant, with a plethora of quiet, unsealed back-country roads leading to some marvelous views. For road cycling, a popular trail can be found between the town of Methven and Lake Coleridge Village. There is a wide range of walking and hiking routes in the area, too, such as the Village Historical Walk, where guests can learn some history about the area. Guests can explore the Rakaia Riverbed Walk, wading through shallow tributaries and heading several miles up the river bed, depending on the conditions. Both Mount Hutt and Mount Olympus offer excellent skiing opportunities, too, so there truly is something for everyone here.
- Infants allowed Under 2 years old
- Children allowed 2-12 years old
- Some spaces are shared
- You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 30 days prior to check in.
Guests should be aware that no alcohol is allowed to be brought onto the premises. Guests wishing to purchase alcoholic drinks can do so on site. The site is not pet-friendly.