Lodge | Sandspit | #31857
A cosy, quiet, North facing, all season retreat with easy access to the activities and entertainments of a wide area from coast to coast. Attractions include an Organic foods & Farmers market; Craft stalls; Art studios; Cellar Doors; Live pottery; great Movie theaters; safe beaches; surfing; shell collecting; Coastal walks; Beautiful Kauri forest; native bird sanctuary; Unique Donkey park; Historic Kawau Island; Excellent local museum;Jane Gifford sailing Scow; River steamboats; boardwalks; eco. trails; Goat Island marine Reserve; swimming, diving or fishing; boat and gear hire. All within minutes of our door.
We are just 45 mins from Auckland & 2 hrs from Bay of Islands.
Guests are welcome to wander through our garden & orchard areas. In the warm seasons we have a fabulous Monarch Butterfly grove. Multi car parking & private access. Small boat & Kayak parking ok. Continental breakfasts available.
We are registered Celebrants & can conduct garden or house Weddings and other ceremonies for smaller groups, but only by prior arrangement.!
Friendly knowledgeable hosts on site for travel advice and all things local,
Special conditions: Additional double sofa bed is considered comfortable or 'extra cosy' for adults. Cooking is limited to microwave & several other small appliances (provided) which are adequate for most stays . We are will consider special requests for own catering arrangements. Please ask. We love children, & will happily consider inviting them to stay on a case by case basis (age, mobility etc.) Please contact us with your request first.
Combined living/sleeping area
1 x Fold-out sofa bed
1 x Queen bed
|Rate period||Week day||Weekend/Holiday|
Summer Holiday Rate
17-Dec-17 to 24-Feb-18
|For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $30/night; Children: $10/night;|
|2 night minimum stay|
25-Feb-18 to 17-Dec-18
|For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $5/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. Service fees may also apply.
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Only very slight drawback - may be dangerous to get out into fast moving traffic - solved by advice to turn left and turn around in wide gateway a bit further on the right. A beautiful place, gardens are spectacular. Very quiet.