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AoMarama Retreat,16acre of beautiful tranquillity

 The room had a beautiful view of Golden Bay and was very comfortable. The outdoor kitchen was everything we needed and more. Even the composting loo had a magnificent view. 

AoMarama Retreat,16acre of beautiful tranquillity

 i made the booking for my son as he doesn't have internet . He said it was beautiful and the hosts were great. Thanks to them my son and his girlfriend had an amazing experience and were able to help with the whale rescue. Thank you so much for the wet suits which made this possible!! 

AoMarama Retreat,16acre of beautiful tranquillity

 We absolutely loved our stay here. Rosie and James are amazing hosts and the place has a really interesting history. The views from the property (and rooms and loos!) are stunning and there's a walk through the bush to one of the best beaches you'll ever see; very few people and safe for swimming. Thank you so much for our stay here - we had a GREAT time. 

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AoMarama Retreat,16acre of beautiful tranquillity

 The location is stunning. It is on a headland overlooking Golden Bay and has beautiful views. The bach is very private but within 2-3 mins of Collingwood, or 15 mins walk along the beach. The individual baches are very comfortable, with shared facilities for kitchen and bathroom. 

AoMarama Retreat,16acre of beautiful tranquillity

 Child-free, pet friendly, clean, tidy, scenic toilet! 

AoMarama Retreat,16acre of beautiful tranquillity

 A fantastic place to chill out and get back to nature, beautiful sunrises coming through your windows in the morning.......lovely grounds to walk around, our little dog Hitch loved socialising with little Tilly and as a bonus, we had the place to ourselves! Very central which made it great to explore the area without travelling for ages. Will definintely return for a longer visit. Fantastic hosts who are very proud of their establishment!