"The Love Shack" Luxury Lake Edge Escape.

Cottage | Okere Falls | #2381

9.7/10 (197 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)

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
High Season
22-Feb-18 to 30-Jun-18
$200/night $200/night
2 night minimum stay
Low Season
01-Jul-18 to 31-Aug-18
$145+/night $145+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night;
2 night minimum stay
High Season
01-Sep-18 to 22-May-19
$200/night $200/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 (426)

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  • Highly recommended, really enjoyed our time here!!!

    Highly recommended, really enjoyed our time here!!!

    WayneGa4 100%|1x Feb 2018

  • This is a little gem

    This is a little gem. Secluded slice of paradise. We had a wonderful romantic wedding anniversary even though it did rain most of the time.

    JanneneG1 100%|1x Feb 2018

  • Location was fabulous

    Location was fabulous. Such a gem of a spot. The property was excellent. Had everything we needed and more. Was a very comfortable stay.

    charms771 100%|2x Feb 2018

  • Beautiful well appointed little bach with everything you need for a super-relaxing...

    Beautiful well appointed little bach with everything you need for a super-relaxing stay. So good to have use of paddleboards and kayaks.

    bethie687 100%|3x Feb 2018

  • From when we arrived it was obvious t see why this place...

    From when we arrived it was obvious t see why this place has won awards!!! Lovely couples retreat. Couldn't talk more highly of this place!! House has absolutely everything you could imagine you need and more. Will definitely stay here again

    Ashdav 100%|1x Jan 2018

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