Idyllic, Family-Friendly Cottage Getaway with Ocean Views on Stewart Island, New ZealandOban, South Island (New Zealand)
Idyllic, Family-Friendly Cottage Getaway with Ocean Views on Stewart Island, New Zealand
"We spent 2 wonderful nights here in our 16 day NZ family holiday. Fantastic house with amazing views. Had everything we needed. Loan car was greatly …"
This spacious and secluded cottage getaway is located in Horseshoe Bay on Stewart Island, New Zealand, and can accommodate eight guests. There are four bedrooms and one full bathroom. The first and second bedrooms each have queen-size beds. The third and fourth bedrooms each have two twin beds. In the first bathroom, guests will find a toilet, a sink, and a shower. Linens and towels are provided.
In the living room, guests will find a sofa and two comfortable armchairs, facing a window with an ocean view. The fully-equipped kitchen comes with a refrigerator and stove.
Outside, there is a spacious, sheltered deck with a barbeque and picnic table. The beach is directly in front of the house.
The cottage includes a large, sheltered deck with a barbeque and picnic table and a conservatory overlooking the beach. A heat pump keeps the cottage cozy and warm. Inside, guests will find a TV, cleaning supplies, and a washer and dryer. The cell phone coverage is only Telecom 027 and can be patchy.
- Washing machine
- Private Barbecue
- Private Kitchen
- Cooking basics
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Infants allowed Under 2 years old
Children allowed 2-12 years old
Pets are considered.
No smoking is permitted at the cottage.
Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.
Location and surroundings
Oban, South Island (New Zealand)
Detailed location provided after booking
- Whale watching
- Wildlife watching
- Feeding animals
This ocean-facing beach house is perfect for families with children, as is the surrounding area. In Oben, also known as Stewart Island, guests can enjoy nature walks in various locations. Some of these nature walks, such as Observation Rock, are suitable for strollers, while others, such as Fuchsia and Raroa walks, Lonnekers Beach – Ringaringa Beach, Bathing Beach, and Fern Gully, are more suited to families with children that can walk independently. Moturau Moana is a botanical garden that would be perfect for families with infants and young children. Other walks that are much longer in duration, such as Harrold Bay and Acker's Point, Kaipipi Bay, Ryans Creek, and Horseshoe Point are more suitable for adults and adolescents, as these hikes range from two to four hours. All of the above-mentioned nature walks start from the Rakiura National Park Visitor Centre.
As the beach is footsteps away from the cottage, guests will easily be able to enjoy countless beach activities, such as swimming, yoga, and sunbathing. The beach is ideal for children as it is very safe. Kayaks are also available for guests to use.
Within the town of Oban, guests can find numerous cafes and restaurants, as well as local shops to purchase gifts and souvenirs. There are also Internet cafes and public telephones within the town. Furthermore, there are numerous tour companies where guests can hire charters to take them out to sea.