Golden Bay Retreat is a 3.5 star, modern, sunny, 3 bedroom homestay/flashpackers+ an adjacent self-contained studio motel unit/chalet. Built in 2007; located 2.5km from Takaka; beach. Free bikes. Pick up available.
Golden Bay Retreat is a 3.5 star, modern, sunny, 3 bedroom BnB/holiday home OR flashpackers homestay, plus, an adjacent self-contained studio motel chalet/bach. We also offer self-contained caravan rental & tent hire (your site or ours), meaning that we can accommodate up to 16 people if required.
Rent the whole 3 bedroom house privately (sleeps up to 8) &/OR the separate chalet/bach (sleeps 2). Alternatively, you are welcome to rent a double, twin or dorm room in the house & meet interesting people from around the world. Optional continental breakfast.
Built in 2007 on a ¼ acre. Located in a new rural subdivision, 2.5km from Takaka & beach. Free bikes. Pick up available.
Golden Bay Retreat consists of a character, 3 bedroom home, opening onto a deck & fenced courtyard garden, plus an adjacent self-contained studio motel chalet/bach with private kitchenette, ensuite bathroom, deck & its own separate garden area.
The main house features a spacious, open plan living room with wood fire. The large queen bedroom opens onto the deck & garden. This, the twin (OR 2 share dorm) & double rooms, all feature a shared bathroom & kitchen. When rented as a private holiday home, you may also use a single bed & single mattress in the living room (8 people maximum).
Separated by a fence, the adjacent studio motel chalet/bach is a private, completely self-contained love nest for 2 (queen or twin share), put the kids in a tent!.
Rent both the house and chalet/bach, for a complete group / family holiday (10 people maximum). And/OR, hire our self-contained caravan (sleeps 3 - double or twin + a single in the awning) The caravan & our large 3 person tent (1 double & 1 single bed), can be used either onsite (maximum property capacity, 16 people) or at the site of your choice (delivery available).
Arriving in Takaka from Motueka & Nelson on SH60, stop at the i-SITE information centre (opposite the Fresh Choice supermarket) & collect a free map, visitor guide & ask for directions.
To get to Takaka drive 2 hours North/West of Nelson on State Highway 60 (via Motueka).
Please email or phone the day before arrival to confirm your arrival time (after 2pm).
Drive Times (minutes);
Te Waikoropupu (Pupu)Springs 10
Farewell Spit 60
Wharariki Beach 70
Heaphy Track (Kahurangi National Park) 75
Pohara Beach 10
Wainui Bay (Abel Tasman National Park)30
Totaranui (Abel Tasman National Park 60
Marahau (Abel Tasman National Park) 75
Cobb Valley 90
Internet Access, Bicycle Hire, Bike Parking, Free Carpark, Non Smoking