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Romantic Getaway near the Rakaia River in New Zealand

Darfield, South Island (New Zealand)

Romantic Getaway near the Rakaia River in New Zealand

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3 Nature Lodges
2 guests per bedroom
Private room

This romantic getaway is located near the Rakaia River, in Lake Coleridge, New Zealand, and can accommodate two guests. Located inside the main part of the property, these rooms boast queen-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.

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.

Features and Services

  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Heating
  • Washing machine
  • Spa
  • Sauna/Steam room
  • Coffeemaker
  • Shower
  • Shared Kitchen
  • Laundry service

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 03:00 PM
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared
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.

Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.

Cancellation policy

24-hour free cancellation
Thirty: Cancellation is free up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least 30 days before check-in.

Location & Surroundings

Darfield, South Island (New Zealand)

Detailed location provided after booking


  • Winter sports
  • Horseback riding
  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Boating/Sailing
  • ATV/Quads/4x4
  • Hunting
  • Tennis
  • Golfing

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.