5 bedroom House at Eco-Arts Retreat Centre

Lodge | Bethells Beach | #31393

10/10 (2 ratings)
  • 14 people
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 8 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok


  • Close to Hillary Trail,beach&bus cafe,lake,falls,golf course..has solar hot water,woodburner&wetback
  • Pick fresh organic veges, drink natural spring water,watch birds,star gaze,write,paint,be inspired..
  • Do yoga in our yurt, book a massage in our clinic or an aromatherapy bath* See thebodytree.co.nz

Retreat and Function centre, on the banks of the Waitakere River, overlooking Matuku Forest & Bird Sanctuary, 30mins from Auckland's CBD & 4mins drive from beautiful Bethells Beach.

"There are almost no words that can describe the home and the grounds. They are both breathtaking. "

As well as welcoming tourists and visitors to the region, THS can be booked for day, weekend or week long retreats for groups or individuals. The facility is easily adaptable to host variety of retreats and functions; as well as: workshops, seminars, boutique conferences, educational programs, team building gatherings, exhibitions, product launches, reunions, gala dinners, Think Tank sessions, board meetings, celebrations

*to discuss your specific requirements please contact us.

A relaxing retreat away, set in 10 acres of serene farmland.

Te Henga Studios is surrounded by wilderness & birdsong. It is the perfect base for exploring the region. We love our, ever-growing, family of animals. During your stay you will meet our: cat and a dog, chickens and roosters, goats and bees..

"This place deserves more than 5 stars!"

This boutique accommodation is ideal for the weekday and weekend getaways, large groups, active groups, family gatherings, corporate groups, or just enjoying pure NZ scenery.

We also offer a Yurt studio space and Art's barn/studio for any gatherings or workshops for groups.

Founded on the principles of permaculture, creativity and well-being, place is ideal for both: relaxation and inspiration. Our mission is to uphold the principles of sustainable and harmonious living, creativity and wellness; as well as offer the wider community services that will enhance their experience of life through creative practices, art, fun, food, yoga, therapies, retreat, nature, creativity, education.

Our main building was designed by NZ's renowned sustainable architect Graham North.

"Don't hesitate on the price because it is really underpriced, to be honest."

Special conditions: Te Henga Studios is a place of nature - dedicated to creativity, wellbeing, education and accommodation. If you have more overnight guests please let us know and we will provide extra beds. please note : The prices stated here are JUST for visitors/tourist/accomodation. If your group is planing ANY other activities/celebration/function/workshop an adequate surcharge would be added to the accomodation quote ( depending on individual requirements ).


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Clothes dryer
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Special events venue
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • Toddler safe
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

Bed layouts

  • East 1

    Beds can be made up as twin share or double (king size).

    2 x Single bed

  • East 2

    Beds can be made up as twin share or double (king size).

  • Garden Studio in East Wing

    Beds can be made up as twin share or double (king size). Desk can be removed and extra beds added (total of 4 singles or 2 king doubles).

    1 x Single bed
    1 x Split King bed

  • River Suite

    Beds can be made up as twin share or double (king size). Lounge suite can be removed and extra beds added (total of 4 singles). Ensuite shared with West 2 (office or kids room)

    2 x Single bed
    1 x Split King bed

  • West 2

    Can be set up as office or single room, or with bunks. Ensuite shared with River Suite. Built-in wardrobe. Has direct access outside.

    1 x Bunk bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning $150.00 per stay (required); Linen & Towels $40.00 per person (required); Event - please discuss details & numbers for quote $POA (optional)
  • Mates rates: 10% off for members with 5 positive reviews from other Owners/Managers

  • Gifts & giveaways: Pick up & drop off at Swanson train station

  • Last minute bookings: 20% off for stays over the next 7 nights

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Peak Season
19-Jan-17 to 19-Apr-18
$550+/night $650+/night
For up to 9 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $90/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.

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  • What an amazing retreat! We loved our stay here and also loved...

    What an amazing retreat! We loved our stay here and also loved having the yoga available for some added relaxation. We will definitely come again.

    GlenM482 100%|1x Jun 2016

  • It was the perfect place for our sustainability retreat

    It was the perfect place for our sustainability retreat. Would highly recommend this to anyone and will definately look at staying here again.

    Nicmast09 new member Apr 2016

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