AoMarama Retreat,7acres of beautiful tranquillity

Chalet | Collingwood | #24680

9.4/10 (60 ratings)
  • 2 people
  • 1 bedrooms
  • 7 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
  • No Kids
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Fantastic Bay views from every cabin,just a short walk to the beach.
  • Wonderful vibe,formerly a Buddhist Center,beautiful natural setting,Yoga lessons available.
  • Pet friendly,bring your dog or even your horse,the beach is perfect for walking or riding.

Just one block back from the sea with footpath access to one of the most expansive,beautiful yet near deserted beaches in the whole Bay.Collingwood is 15mins away if you turn left and the magical Milnethorpe Reserve is to the right.Why not take a dip,the swimming here is super safe.

Yes, we are pet friendly,by arrangement, so why not bring your dog or even your horse,(extra charge for a horse) we have a couple of paddocks and a float,it is a fantastic beach for riding.

Being equidistant between Takaka and Farewell Spit we are in the ideal location to explore the whole Bay and beyond.Down the Aorere Valley past the historic Gold Fields and on to the Heaphy Track,you could stop and have a coffee at the famous Langford Store.Up to Farewell Spit and the spectacular Wharariki Beach or further experience the West coast down past the Westhaven Inlet and on to the Anatori River.

Collingwood has several dining and refreshment options and don't forget Rosy Glow Chocolate Emporium. You could have a look round the museum or join the Farewell Spit tour from here.

You could enjoy a tailor made, personal Yoga / Meditation session with your host, Rosie, who has 25+ years qualified teaching experience.

Group bookings for multiple cabins available at a discount,with shared facilities.

Feel free to email us for further details if required.

Special conditions: Pets allowed with prior approval, charge for a horse. Group bookings for multiple cabins available at discount. Shared facilities,3 showers,3 toilets and equipped Alfresco kitchen. 20% reduction for single occupancy,please inform us when requesting your booking. Please supply your own towel for the beach Checkin after 3pm,checkout by 10am Minimum 3 nights stay Dec24 to 14st Jan, 2 nights stay the rest of the year. Terms 25% deposit within 48hrs and the balance paid 30 days prior to stay.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Easy access
  • Fridge
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Shower

Bed layouts

  • Kanuka Cabin

    1 x Queen bed

  • Mamaku Cabin

    1 x Queen bed

  • Pi Honi Cabin

    2 x Single bed

  • Tauhou Cabin

    1 x Queen bed

  • Torea Cabin

    1 x Single bed

  • Weka Cabin

    1 x Queen 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
Flat rate tariff
22-Feb-17 to 30-Jun-17
$98/night $98/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. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (61)

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  • We didn't want to leave the property to go see anywhere else

    We didn't want to leave the property to go see anywhere else. It was breathtakingly beautiful and serene. You should be aware that the alfresco kitchen is definitely outdoors. When the weather is good, it's lovely. But there was one morning it was just too cold and windy and we retreated to town for breakfast.

    rymarmaine new member Feb 2017

  • Lovely place, we enjoyed the communal kitchen and met many interesting people

    Lovely place, we enjoyed the communal kitchen and met many interesting people. Great views. All very tasteful and tidy.

    AntjeL 100%|5x Feb 2017

  • Amazing stay

    Amazing stay. Clean, peaceful, quiet, relaxed and great location. Words can not explain how perfect this getaway was for my partner and I. We came home relaxed and refreshed.

    Nlunjevich 100%|1x Feb 2017

  • Short but enlivening and refreshing stay at Ao Marama Retreat and surrounds

    Short but enlivening and refreshing stay at Ao Marama Retreat and surrounds

    MatthewC22 new member Feb 2017

  • Just perfect for a relaxing getaway

    Just perfect for a relaxing getaway. Not to mention the great views and location of the cabins

    YangGan 100%|1x Feb 2017

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