CLOUD9 Curio Bay, beachfront, Porpoise Bay.

Bach or holiday home | Curio Bay | #24355

9.5/10 (18 ratings)
  • 5 people
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking

Description

  • Snug and cosy yet intimate with Mother Nature, inviting beach and endless vistas out your windows.
  • Abundant wildlife,wee Blue penguin hide,Yellow-Eye penguin tend their chicks,Hector dolphin frolic.
  • Every hour presents a new glory, boredom is not an option, yet peace reigns.Don't forget your camera

Just a few kilometres from Slope Point, the southernmost point of the South Island, nestled in the Catlins lie the magical Curio and Porpoise Bays. A small detour from the Southern Scenic Route guides you to a slice of paradise. The area is rich with wildlife, scenic beauty and heritage. Points of interest include a Jurassic Petrified forest, bush walks, swimming, surfing, kayaking and endless Southern Ocean views. The Waikawa Museum highlights the whaling, logging and pioneering heritage of this fertile region. Hector’s Dolphin visit annually from October through to March (occasionally April). You will be able to watch them teach their young to surf the waves just in front of CLOUD9. Walk down the road to the Petrified Forest at the end of the day to watch the Yellow-eyed penguins return onto the rock shelf from a day of fishing to preen and make their way into the flax to feed their hidden hungry chicks.

Take the road less travelled, settle in with your family in one of the cosiest homes in one of the most beautiful locations on the planet. CLOUD9 is modest, inviting, secure and has fantastic views of the pristine coastline – a photographer’s dream. The beds and linen are luxurious and wonderfully comfortable. Your drinking water comes from the sky, there’s none tastier. It's impossible to communicate all of this magic with the written word. Your memories will be priceless.

The Niagara Falls Café Ph. (03) 2468 577 is nearby. Visit their website.

Invercargill (the gateway to Stewart Island) and Bluff are one hour further West, down the track. Invercargill offers a little of everything anyone could ever want. Dunedin lies three hours to the North. It is a thriving City with the world class University of Otago and a rich cultural heritage. Queenstown is also about three hours away, a bustling resort destination loved by many. The Southern part of the South Island will become an everlasting memory but nothing will surpass your time at CLOUD9.

Special conditions: .... Beach Towels not provided •"Smoking allowed outside only" **Penguins resting/nesting on property** •"Pets allowed with prior approval, must be on leash at all times" •"Please, no shoes in house" Coin Operated washer/dryer, Cold water only Private Beach Access, 30m sandy track

Facilities

  • Clothes dryer
  • Cot available
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • 2nd Bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

  • Master with Ocean View

    1 x Queen bed

  • Sleepout

    1 x Bunk bed (single over double)

  • Sunroom with Farm and Bush View

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

Availability & rates*

Available
Maybe booked
Booked

  • Extras: Cleaning FREE (included); Linen FREE (included)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Standard
09-Dec-16 to 31-May-17
$210/night $210/night
Winter Special
01-Jun-17 to 01-Sep-17
$180/night $180/night

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (18)

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  • Fantastic location

    Fantastic location. Classic kiwi bach, we loved it. Epic view, Comfy beds, warm. We will definitely be back

    AlexandraRo2 new member Oct 2016

  • This is the perfect quintessential south island crib with the best view...

    This is the perfect quintessential south island crib with the best view in the bay!

    therivercottage 100%|7x Oct 2016

  • Great spot to stay, Curio Bay was great and it is a...

    Great spot to stay, Curio Bay was great and it is a good base to see other must sees in the Catlins.

    GrantRu4 100%|1x Apr 2016

  • Beautiful with fantastic view

    Beautiful with fantastic view. Right on the beach. A real charatcer kiwi bach.

    scotay143 100%|5x Mar 2016

  • Stunning position right in the middle of the bay, with just a...

    Stunning position right in the middle of the bay, with just a few steps to the sand. Considering we were there because I wanted to show my overseas friend the wonderful wildlife the Catlins offers, it completely delivered - the Hectors Dolphins were right out front! The house is a genuine Kiwi Crib - not flash, but quite cosy and very clean. Comfy beds, although the back bedroom was a bit damp. Some basic provisions like teabags would have been welcome but no biggie as we had our own luckily.

    sammi947 100%|70x Feb 2016

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