Just a short paddle from the beautiful
sandy beaches at Takou Bay and surrounded by 150 acres of certified
organic pasture, native bush and 5 acres of sub-tropical gardens,
the 4 Cottages, and Lodge provide boutique self-catering accommodation
that is eco-friendly yet still indulgent.
Luxury & Romantic Packages
For the ultimate indulgence, we now have an enticing selection
of luxury and romantic winter
specials, designed to relax, rejuvenate, romance and pamper
the senses. Featuring cosy wood fires, relaxing spa baths, star
lit romantic alfresco claw foot baths, pampering spa treatments,
rejuvenating massages, and gourmet food, these packages are perfect
treats for honeymoons, anniversaries, birthdays or romantic escapes.
For the ultimate magical experience, we now have a wonderful Hot
Tub, romantically perched in a secluded spot on the river bank
under the Pohutukawa Trees. Perfect for the committed romantic
or those looking for the ultimate romantic treat. Lie back and
soak in the steaming tub with flickering candles, bubbles on ice
and gazing at the beautiful night sky or our magical glow worms.
Choose from Magic Cottage, a
cosy solar powered studio perched on the river bank – the
perfect romantic retreat complete with intimate alfresco claw
foot bath overlooking the river; or Summer
and River Cottages– more
spacious 2-bedroom cottages built with environmental sensitivity
and set in the beautiful gardens a minutes walk from the riverbank.
Each cottage has its own private romantic alfresco claw foot bath
either perched on the cottage deck (River Cottage) or hidden away
in the gardens at The beautiful Balinese Summer House (Summer
Cottage). The Lodge offers spacious
and indulgent accommodation for a couple or those wishing to relax
with family and friends. It has a lovely warm timber interior,
log fire and spa bath; beautifully appointed kitchen and luxurious
super-king and king beds; cathedral ceilings and uninterrupted
views across the lawns and lily ponds to the river. Our most recently
completely accommodation, The Shearers’
Cottage is a sunny and spacious three bedroom self-catering
cottage, perfect for families or couples wishing to relax and
explore the Bay of Islands.
A stay at Takou River is about so much more than just indulgent
accommodation. Guests have access to a wonderful range of amenities
including individual alfresco baths or an indoor spa bath; free
kayaks, canoes and fishing rods; a private boathouse, jetty and
Summer House; tranquil and private river frontage, secluded swimming
spots, 5 acres of lush sub-tropical gardens and 150 acres of organic
farm with tranquil walkways along the river bank, through native
bush and pasture, and of course the beautiful deserted sandy beaches
a short paddle downstream at Takou Bay. Relaxing and rejuvenating
massage and beauty therapy treatments
are also available in the comfort and privacy of your own accommodation.
…And finally, to truly relax, luxuriate in our brand new
free-standing Hot Tub filled just for you and perched magically
on the banks of the river. Lie back and soak in the steaming tub
with flickering candles, sipping bubbles while gazing at the beautiful
night sky and our magical glow worms. This is the ultimate
in candle-let riverside romance.