Charming Hillside cottage for couple or group

Cottage | Pohara Beach | #36229

  • 7 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 6 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Walking distance to the Abel Tasman National Park
  • Amazing panoramic Golden Bay views
  • Rejuvenating natural environment and stillness

A cosy, simple home style cottage with a wood-fired log burner, open plan kitchen-living space, tea-making facilities and a day bed. It has a warm shared central space with four to five beds, a private double room, and a curtained alcove off the kitchen with room for one. With its sunny bay windows, small library and bathroom with shower, bath and laundry sink for hand washing, Shankaraya, as we name it, is the ideal spot for a couple, a group or a family to stay.

Just outside are the beautiful gardens and beech forest of Anahata Yoga Retreat, and within a short walk is access to the Abel Tasman National Park Inland Track and the stunning views. A place of inspiration for writers or artists and house of joy for any family or group. The ideal spot for day hikes and evenings by the fire. Treat yourself with some time out, enjoy simple living and reconnecting to nature.

Access is by a steep, gravel mountain road, suitable for most 2WD vehicles. Care is required. Local transport can be arranged from Nelson or Takaka.

Special conditions: No smoking Not suitable for pets No parties or events - Off-grid systems: please be moderate with water usage, and power (no irons or blow dryers) - Small kitchenette with 1 burner stove (1/2 hr drive to grocery stores and restaurants in Takaka) - In keeping with values of the yoga retreat, please no drugs, smoking, or meat on the property. Alcohol permitted in private when consumed moderately - Access is along a steep gravel mountain road usually accessible by all vehicles. Care is needed


  • Bath tub
  • Fireplace
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Shower

Bed layouts

  • Dormitory space

    Combined living/sleeping area

    2 x Bunk bed
    3 x Single bed

  • Double room

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen FREE (included); Linen FREE (included)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Default Tariff
24-Oct-16 to 24-Jan-18
$100+/night $100+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $20/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.

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