Retreat at Lake Rotoma

Bach or holiday home | Lake Rotoma | #19734

9.7/10 (60 ratings)
  • 8 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


Need a break away from the hustle and bustle? Then grab the family and friends and head to the lake. Don’t forget that book and fishing rod too!

This delightful Lockwood home is set within ¾ acre of gardens, lawn and bush. It is on a no-exit road, away from the busy highway, and is fully fenced, making it very private and quiet. You will have a sense of being in a real retreat. There is a playground on the reserve 3 houses away if you bring little people with you.

Lake Rotoma is the best kept secret of all the lakes in the Rotorua District – its pristine waters offer excellent trout fishing all year round and great water sports in the summer (or all year round if you dare!). There is safe swimming on the main sandy beach with trees and tables for picnics. There are several water ski lanes around the lake. The nearest boat ramp is by the store, 1.5km away. When the water is a little too chilly or the muscles are aching, then take in the local soda springs and embrace its mineral qualities and warmth.

The house is fully furnished and comfortable. A wood burner makes the house cosy in the winter. The kitchen has a microwave, stove, frig and freezer etc and you can talk together as you do the dishes by hand (there is no dishwasher). There is a TV with DVD player (sorry, no freeview at the moment). There is a small stereo with an iPod dock, and wireless broadband for the internet.

Once you have recharged your body batteries, there are options for action in the large garage: table tennis, three kayaks and two adult bicycles. Life jackets and helmets provided.

There is plenty of space for parking a boat on the lawn.

When the hankering for a cappuccino gets bad, then head to the local cafe. They do nice meals – eat in or takeaway! The cafe is located 1.5km from the house and next to the local store which sells petrol and general items. Kawerau is about 20 minutes drive, Rotorua is 30 minutes and Whakatane about 40 minutes.

Special conditions:

No smoking...


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • DVD player
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Kayak(s)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Master bedroom with ensuite

    1 x Queen bed

  • Mezzanine

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

  • Second large bedroom

    1 x Cot
    1 x Queen bed

  • Third bedroom


Maybe booked

*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 (70)

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  • Everything was perfect

    Everything was perfect. I will definitely be booking again. Beautiful place to enjoy, relax and recharge your batteries. Thanks so much for letting me stay in your wonderful Retreat.

    MariaCo17 100%|1x Aug 2018

  • Cosy and warm

    Cosy and warm. Plenty of space.

    NeilV821 100%|12x Jun 2018

  • warm and homy

    warm and homy. we loved the arrangement/plan of the bach especially the wall and ceiling cladding and of course the expansive garden.

    JosephJeffreyT 100%|1x May 2018

  • This is a real gem

    This is a real gem. We had a brilliant stay. It was a perfect break for ourselves, 3 kids and my parents. Plenty of space for us to relax and the kids to have fun.

    CathyKo2 100%|1x Apr 2018

  • lovely quiet place to stay - will be staying there again

    lovely quiet place to stay - will be staying there again.

    LindaSt26 100%|1x Apr 2018

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