Peaceful, Sunny Cottage

Bach or holiday home | Pohara Beach | #11747

8.9/10 (26 ratings)
  • 4 people
  • Studio
  • 2 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Sunny and peaceful
  • Golf course and beach just down the road
  • Amazing dawn chorus from the surrounding bush

Fantail Cottage is set in a dell with amazing limestone rock formations and native bush around. It is sheltered from the breeze , is set well back from the road and gets all-day sun. It is single roomed, with a partition to the sleeping area with simple bathroom facilities on the covered back deck.

Fantail Cottage located on our lifestyle property which features regenerating native bush, fruit trees, streams and wonderful limestone formations to explore. If the moon is dim, you will see glow worms in the tomos (limestone sinkholes) on the rocks.

From the cottage it's a short walk to the Grove Scenic Reserve with it's magnificent rata and rock formations. The Pohara Golf Club and Pohara Beach are about 2 kms away. At Pohara Beach there is a general store, restaurants, pubs and cafe & coffee roastery. The area has great access to the northern end of Abel Tasman National Park with walks to secluded beaches.

Favourite activities of guest include sea kayaking at Tata Beach, walking in Abel Tasman National Park, swimming at the beach or rivers and visiting the big attractions like Farewell Spit Nature Reserve.


Special conditions: Ideally suited for a couple, though with fold out sofa bed can accommodate four persons. Camping is available for extra persons if desired. Kitchen equipped with twin gas cooking ring, microwave & fridge. "Bathroom" is simple with Biolet composting loo & shower privately situated on back verandah. No children under 7 years please as property has many sinkholes. If you'd like to bring your pet, please ask first to check it's ok.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Easy access
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower

Bed layouts

  • Lounge

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

  • Partition Double bed

    1 x Double bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen FREE (included)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
28-May-17 to 29-Sep-17
$80/night $80/night
2 night minimum stay
30-Sep-17 to 22-Dec-17
$100+/night $100+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night;
3 night minimum stay
Peak Season
23-Dec-17 to 06-Feb-18
$120+/night $120+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $10/night;
4 night minimum stay
07-Feb-18 to 29-Apr-18
$100+/night $100+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night;
3 night minimum stay
30-Apr-18 to 28-Aug-18
$80/night $80/night
2 night minimum stay

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (48)

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  • The property was quite and surround with lovely bush

    The property was quite and surround with lovely bush. Very small and basic. Location was good only a small drive to beaches or walks, cafes etc.

    CherieDa7 new member Mar 2017

  • Bach very basic but clean and tidy, location very quiet and calming

    Bach very basic but clean and tidy, location very quiet and calming.

    alan24 100%|1x Mar 2017

  • The siting of this property is perfect

    The siting of this property is perfect. It is surrounded by bush and the song of the cicadas. Gorgeous

    PippyKing new member Mar 2017

  • Lovely rustic cottage in peaceful bush surrounding

    Lovely rustic cottage in peaceful bush surrounding. Well-equipped. Hosts were welcoming but also gave us our privacy. Very handy to Takaka and the eatern end of Golden Bay.

    helenWa13 100%|2x Feb 2017

  • Great place

    Great place. Very well equipped, lots of space for two of us, and an incredibly peaceful spot. We had a really lovely time in Golden Bay and recommend it and Fantail Cottage unreservedly.

    sheliyamafuta 100%|2x Feb 2017

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