A Romantic Retreat in the Bay of Islands
Magic Cottage is the ultimate romantic retreat. The secluded and private studio cottage is
perched on the riverbank, hidden beneath beautiful Pohutukawa trees, and with stunning water
views. The cottage has its own romantic out door claw-foot bath perched on the deck – the
perfect place to relax under the stars and watch the river slip by. Magic Cottage is ideal for
honeymoon couples or those looking for the perfect escape.
"…a place of absolute blessed escape…" NZ Herald on Sunday
||LUXURY CAMPING or 'GLAMPING'
Glamorous Camping in Luxury in the Bay of Islands
Our latest and most exciting addition: A private and exclusive Luxury Camping Site, offering
Luxury or Glamorous Camping, sometimes known as 'Glamping'! Nestled in a private corner of
our 150-acre organic farm, overlooking a bend in the beautiful Takou River, welcome to your
very own private Luxury Campsite. Complete with a spacious white canvas safari-style tent set
on a beautiful timber floor, a super king bed, cosy linen, comfy furniture, perfect little kitchen and
bathroom, hot running water, and amazing views to wake up to, this is luxury camping or
'glamping' in style. You even have your own romantic claw-foot bath overlooking the river.
Peaceful Cottage Moments from the River
River Cottage offers the perfect getaway for winter and summer with its cosy wood fire and
romantic alfresco claw-foot bath tucked away on the north-facing sun deck. The private self-
catering cottage is just a minute's walk through the gardens to the river and ideal for couples
looking to escape, relax and reconnect. The boutique accommodation is perfect for a couple,
and can accommodate up to four people.
Idyllic Cottage Accommodation in the Bay of Islands
Summer Cottage is similar in size, layout and design to River Cottage, and set in the beautiful
sub-tropical gardens, a few minutes walk to the river. The cottage has a cosy wood fire and its
own beautiful Balinese-style Summer House tucked away in the gardens, complete with a
private and romantic outdoor claw-foot bath on the deck. Ideal for a couple, 2 couples or small
Indulgent Riverside Retreat – Eco-Lodge Accommodation
Private, spacious and north facing, with beautiful river views through the gardens and lily ponds,
a cosy wood fire and indoor spa bath, the 2-bedroom self-catering Lodge is an indulgent
waterside retreat. Ideal for an intimate getaway for two, or as a hideaway to relax and reconnect
with family and friends, the Lodge can be expanded with the addition of two further King/Twin
bedrooms to sleep up to 8, making it ideal for larger family groups.
Family Cottage Accommodation in the Bay of Islands
The Shearers’ Cottage provides an indulgent family getaway for winter and summer. The private
boutique accommodation features a cosy wood fire, expansive north-facing decks, private
gardens and a romantic alfresco bath. The 3-bedroom self-catering cottage overlooks the
beautiful organic farm, just a few minutes walk to the river and is the perfect base for families
and couples wishing to relax and unwind or explore the Bay or Islands.
Luxury holiday home with stunning sea views & private pool
The House at Takou River offers luxury accommodation, spectacular sea views and a stunning infinity pool overlooking the Takou River and out to sea at Takou Bay. Eco-luxury at its best, the spacious self-catering house sleeps 10-12 guests in comfort and privacy. Set in a private location, surrounded by landscaped gardens, the 7 bedroom architect designed house has sweeping views across our 150 acre organic farm, the un-spoilt Takou River and out to sea at Takou Bay. The house is the perfect Bay of Islands luxury holiday home..