Magic Cottage has been designed as the ultimate romantic escape. The secluded and intimate studio cottage is perched on the banks of the Takou River, with stunning views across the water and hidden beneath ancient Pohutukawa trees.

Offering an intimate and romantic retreat, Magic Cottage is ideal for honeymoon couples or those simply wishing to escape the stress of daily life.

“…a place of absolute blessed escape…” NZ Herald on Sunday.


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A Romantic Cottage Retreat in the Bay of Islands

The self-catering studio is completely private, hidden from view and surrounded by the 5 acre sub-tropical gardens. The cottage spills onto a private sun-deck which wraps around the cottage giving stunning water views. The romantic alfresco claw-foot bath, perched over the river is the perfect place to relax and watch the water slip by, or gaze at the night sky.

The Tariff:
$280 - $350/night (including GST) for 2 people.

Simple Natural Luxury

A beautiful window seat, luxurious super-king bed, cotton linen, feather pillows and duvet, cosy throws, blankets and bathrobes, bath and beach towels together with complimentary toiletries, fresh flowers, books and magazines complete your stay. 

The Cottage sleeps 2. It has an en suite shower room in addition to the beautiful out-door bath and is equipped for self-catering including a gas bbq on the deck; indoor and outdoor tables and chairs; sun loungers, a small kitchen area with fridge, gas oven and hob, crockery, glasses, cutlery and cooking utensils and an i-pod dock. The cottage is free from TV, Wi-Fi and cellphone coverage (telephone and internet are available in the guest office, and mobile phone coverage is available 1 km up the road).

A stay at Takou River is about much more than just Magic Cottage, although you may decide never to venture further afield! Guests at Magic Cottage have access to a wonderful range of amenities including kayaks, canoes and fishing rods; our private boathouse and jetty; beautiful un-spoilt riverfront; 5 acre sub-tropical gardens to wander and explore; 150 acre organic farm with walks along the river bank, through pasture and native bush to secluded swimming and picnic spots, and of course the beautiful, deserted sandy beaches a short paddle downstream at Takou Bay. Relaxing and rejuvenating massage and spa treatments, gourmet meals and our magical Hot Tub are also available to book.




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