"The Love Shack" Luxury Lake Edge Escape.

Cottage | Okere Falls | #2381

9.7/10 (213 ratings)
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking
  • Best Charm 2017


  • 2017 Bookabach , Bach of the Year Gold medalist ‘Charm category”. Okere Falls top couple’s retreat.
  • Lake Edge with private jetty, boatramp & use of kayaks,and stand up paddle boards.
  • Private Garden setting, down a path to the waters edge, no direct door to door car access to water.

Popular all year round, The Love Shack is located on the shore of Lake Rotoiti at Okere Falls, 25 minutes to Rotorua city off State Highway 33 to Tauranga. 15 minutes to the Airport. " A Modern Scandinavian" twist on the kiwiana themed bach, The Love Shack has a rustic blend of plywood walls, mood feature lighting and lush soft furnishings that makes for a romantic and relaxing escape. The Love Shack has a luxurious queen size Sleepy Head Chiropractic bed- super comfy! The sleek kitchen is fitted with a modern cooktop, microwave, filtered H20 on tap along with a full sized fridge/freezer for extended stays.

Private jetty offers the option to bring your boat and try your luck at fishing for Rainbow Trout, or just playing on the water and visiting the many bays and beaches including the famous Manupirua Hot Pools which are only accessible by boat. Visit the Okere Falls Food Store/Cafe/Beer Garden by boat or a short stroll. A great place to stock up. There are numerous activities close by including bush walks, white water rafting, golfing and thermal attractions. Enjoy some of the best Mountain biking tracks in the world,the Redwood forest is 20 minutes from here or just kick back and enjoy kayaking on the lake. We have stand up paddle boards as well as a dinghy for use. The Love Shack is a couples retreat, but for larger groups, the Pohutukawa room at the top of the property can be used as part of the total accommodation. This room is equipped with a new queen size bed, TV, small kitchenette and en-suite. A BBQ and large dining table is available on the top terrace which offers views over the Lake.The adjoining room has three brand new single beds. In total this accommodates an additional five people. The "Pohutukawa" room is very private, with wonderful lake views over a native bush setting. It is only available to guests of the Love Shack during the week. Off road parking by the main house with short walk down a concrete path to Love Shack.

Special conditions: MINIMUM STAY IN THE LOVE SHACK IS 2 NIGHTS. (Long weekends minimum three nights) A compulsory $60 cleaning fee applies.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Boat ramp
  • Cot available
  • Dinghy
  • DVD player
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Kayak(s)
  • Life jackets
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Shower
  • TV

Bed layouts

  • Loveshack Living Area

  • Master suite

    1 x Queen bed


Maybe booked

  • Extras: Linen FREE (included); Cleaning $60.00 per stay (required)
  • AA Smartfuel: Get 10c/litre fuel discount when you book and stay at this property for TWO nights or more [More info]

  • Gifts & giveaways: Free use of Kayaks (Lifejackets provided)

  • Gifts & giveaways: Free use of sailing dinghy (Lifejackets provided)

*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 (442)

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  • Beautiful and character filled cottage right at the water on the shore...

    Beautiful and character filled cottage right at the water on the shore of Lake Rotoiti. Comfy and warm. Well kitted out. Lovely owners. Recommended.

    pauldy48 100%|4x May 2018

  • Wonderful Bach, amazing location and brilliant hosts

    Wonderful Bach, amazing location and brilliant hosts. We loved our stay in this very cosy, beautifully decorated home away from home. Having the use of the kayaks was awesome, we paddled over to the hot pools and had a lovely soak, trying to will up the energy to paddle back our amazing hosts turned up and very kindly towed us back! Would love to visit again, thank you!

    MeredithPi1 100%|6x May 2018

  • The Love shack is a delightful property in an amazing location

    The Love shack is a delightful property in an amazing location. Everything you can think of has been provided and is the perfect escape for two people. Once you have the food and drink you want you don't really need to leave again if you don't have to! Will definitely be going back - if we can get in :)

    kirird852 100%|2x May 2018

  • Tidy and clean

    Tidy and clean. Thank you very much.

    TaylaDu2 100%|1x Apr 2018

    Owner/manager responds:

    Thank you so much for placing this feed back on the Shack, welcome back anytime “Peaceful, idealic, private, exceeded our expectations and would highly recommend. Looking forward to coming back. -

    Bachopper 100%|129x

  • Another fabulous stay at the Love Shack, such a wonderful and special...

    Another fabulous stay at the Love Shack, such a wonderful and special place for a get away. Florence is a great host. We can’t wait to book again!

    Tabithade2 100%|2x Apr 2018

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