Straw-bale Yurt with Stunning Golden Bay Views

Bach or holiday home | Pohara Beach | #35962

10/10 (2 ratings)
  • 4 people
  • 1 bedrooms
  • 2 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Panoramic ocean views
  • Abundance of NZ native birds and forest
  • Off-grid and away from hustle bustle

You’ll love this place because of the spectacular ocean views, over-looking Abel Tasman National Park and Golden Bay, waking up to abundance of NZ native bird calls, surrounded by stunning native bush, away from hustle bustle, off-grid living, cozy straw-bale yurt, on the property of an eco yoga retreat…. Great for couples, solo adventurers, and adventurous families (with kids). Also perfect for a secluded retreat for writers and artists. Close to Abel Tasman National Park - Inland Track (short walk away) and 1/2 hour drive to Takaka (cafes, artisan shops, groceries), Pohara and other Golden Bay Beaches; daily flights Wellington - Takaka, and bus Takaka - Nelson. Wainui Falls, Pupu Springs, Farewell Spit, Wharariki Beach and other Golden Bay attractions.

Access is along a gravel,steep mountain road but usually accessible to all vehicles. Parking is FREE.

Special conditions: - In July and August the yoga retreat is closed so self-cater only (1/2 hour drive to grocery store and restaurants in Takaka). - In keeping with our values, please no drugs, smoking, or meat on the property. Alcohol permitted in private when consumed moderately - Off-grid systems - please be moderate with power and water usage. No irons or hair dryers - Access is along a mountain road, classed as 4WD but 2WD cars drive it regularly. - For kids: no railing on deck but fall height is <1m


  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Shower

Bed layouts

  • Main Room

    Combined living/sleeping area

    1 x Queen bed
    1 x Single bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Linen FREE (included); Cleaning $30.00 per stay (optional)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Default Tariff
08-Dec-16 to 08-Dec-17
$120+/night $120+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $10/night; Children: $10/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 (2)

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  • This property is exactly as described

    This property is exactly as described. It is beyond peaceful, the yurt itself is calming and comfortable. The composting toilet does not smell, by the way. We didn't use the fridge so can't comment on that aspect, but everything else was perfect. It may be a yurt, but it is not a compromise. However don't try to get there in a low-slung sports car! you need a bit of clearance. We didn't interact much with the people who live there - we kept to ourselves and that was fine.

    DavidMc51 100%|2x Sep 2016

  • The location is incredibly beautiful and peaceful, and the yurt itself is...

    The location is incredibly beautiful and peaceful, and the yurt itself is very well put together. This was a perfect place to get away, and we would be happy to return in the future.

    owl1K 100%|1x Jul 2016

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