4 guests2 bedrooms3 beds1 bath
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Sunny cottage situated on the shore of the beautiful tidal Waimea Inlet. Fabulous mountain and inlet views. Great for day trips to Abel Tasman Park or Nelson City. Private and peaceful, yet only 5 minutes drive to shops and cafes in Mapua village.
Free parking on premises
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12) and pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM and check out by 10AM
Elspeth's cabin (one of three) is very secluded in a small vineyard perhaps 15 min from the small village of Mapua. The place is a really pleasant place to stay - comfortable and very pleasantly designed. We enjoyed having a fire in the wood stove. Close to fine wineries and n…
Response from Elspeth:
Hi Eric Thank you for your helpful feedback. We have updated our description to make it more clear that the cottages are situated on the shore of a tidal inlet and not the open sea, and have also added more photos of the views from the peninsula at low tide. The tide comes in and out twice a day so the water and views are constantly changing. The size of the tides also vary according to the phase of the moon and there are timetables and other information for the best times to kayak and paddle board in the cottage information folders. Sorry we didn’t get to meet you while you were here, we were on holiday last week. Hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday in NZ, best regards, Elspeth (to clarify the location for future guests, Karaka is 3.7km to Mapua village, 5 minutes by car and 10 to 15 minutes if cycling.)
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We are a family of 3 living on a small organic waterfront property (2 Ha) on the Waimea Inlet near Mapua. Our place is a mixture of fruit trees, vegetable garden, chickens and a small vineyard. We love to travel, and have spent many years living overseas. We have a constant flow…
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