Rainbow Cottage - Lake Tarawera Cottage

Bach or holiday home | Lake Tarawera | #26467

9.8/10 (9 ratings)
  • 7 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 5 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


Rainbow Cottage is a 2 bedroom Lake Tarawera Cottage. This new stand alone Tarawera accommodation is a 1 acre property within a gated community with direct access to the lake, which make sit the ideal escape for boat and fly fishing enthusiasts!

This Lake Tarawera cottage is situated across from a permanent lakeside residence at Te Miro Point, Lake Tarawera. The Cottage has a sunny aspect and is naturally warm in the winter, making it an ideal getaway for the keen fisherman. Wi-Fi is available (please be aware that due to the remote location service can be erratic). The large Rainbow Trout in the lake are a welcome addition for those looking to spend days on the water fishing...

As you enter the property you will find yourself in an open-plan living and dining area. The dining area leads to the cosy kitchen. There is a small bench top oven, with a gas cooker on top and a BBQ is also available. The kitchen leads onto the master bedroom which is fitted with a queen bed. Bedroom 2 is situated next to bedroom 1 and is fitted with 2 single beds. Three extra Guests are provided for in an attached Studio Bedroom with external access.

Rainbow Cottage has direct access to Ladys Bay - a secluded sandy bay with jetty and mooring facilities. Excellent fly fishing is available in the adjacent Waitangi Bay, providing trophy fish for the fly fishing enthusiast!

The property is family friendly with access to 2 safe swimming beaches, as well as a shared tennis court by arrangement. There is ample parking both for boats and vehicles.

Come and enjoy fantastic proximity to the lake at Lake Tarawera... For a refreshing lake holiday, Rainbow Cottage is a cute and cosy getaway!

Special conditions: As the property has unfenced access to the lake, adults are encouraged to closely supervise young children when outside to ensure they are safe around water. Permanent residents may be on site during your stay. Cell Phone coverage is limited in the area. Spark cover the northern end of Spencer Rd. The use of more than 1GB of Wi-Fi may be charged for at $10 per 500Mb. Broadband reception can be erratic due to the remote location. Pets are welcome outside! Pets are not to be left inside. Boat mooring in Lady's Bay: The jetty & fixed mooring are available at the property owner's discretion on a daily basis & subject to availability. Agreement for use of the fixed mooring & jetty can only be made with the property owner on Site. Use of the mooring & jetty cannot be prearranged. *Rates are based on 2 guests. Any extra guests up to the maximum of 9 are an additional $20 per person night.* Minimum nights, cleaning costs, a service fee and other special conditions may apply. Vis...


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • DVD player
  • Fridge
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 2

    2 x Single bed

  • Studio 1

    1 x Double bed
    1 x Single bed


Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning $POA (required); Linen $25.00 per person (optional)

*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 (9)

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  • Very well equipped, very comfortable, super nice hosts

    Very well equipped, very comfortable, super nice hosts. Many thanks

    Gyongyi new member Feb 2018

    Owner/manager responds:

    Appreciate your kind words! Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, hope to see you back again at any Bachcare holiday home around New Zealand for your next holiday. - Phoebe

    Bachcare 97%|5649x

  • Terrific location

    Terrific location ... peaceful and as close to the Lake as promoted. The onsite hosts were very welcoming and friendly. The setting was beautiful, the house clean and modern with everything we needed.

    KellyHe2 100%|2x Jan 2018

    Owner/manager responds:

    Thanks for your review, Kelly! We're glad you enjoyed the house and its location. Hope to see your group back again at any of our holiday homes throughout the country in the future! Cheers, Phoebe

    Bachcare 97%|5649x

  • The most idyllic location and lovely hosts

    The most idyllic location and lovely hosts. Hugo the dog who was visiting was a treat, although our dog liked to steal his bone! House was immaculate and everything we needed. Thanks for a great stay.

    annang271 100%|7x Oct 2017

  • Thanks guys for the lovely weekend at your place, it was just...

    Thanks guys for the lovely weekend at your place, it was just perfect.

    BenLe135 new member Apr 2017

  • Beautiful location, close to private beach

    Beautiful location, close to private beach. House superb and very well appointed. Would highly recommend!

    FrancisTw1 new member Mar 2017

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