The Lodge at Takou River *RIVERSIDE RETREAT*

660 Takou Bay Road, Kerikeri
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About this Holiday House

*THE PERFECT RIVERSIDE RETREAT* The Lodge is a beautiful secluded riverside retreat set in 5 acres of sub-tropical gardens, bordered by the Takou River & surrounded by 150 acres of organic farmland, and a short drive from Kerikeri in the Bay of Islands. ULTIMATE ROMANTIC RETREAT. A minutes walk from the riverbank and a short paddle downstream to Takou Bay, the Lodge is the ultimate romantic retreat..."a place of absolute blessed escape"....NZ Herald on Sunday, or the perfect place to relax with family and friends, winter or summer. PRIVATE AND NORTH FACING, WITH BEAUTIFUL VIEWS across the lawns, lily ponds & gardens to the river, The Lodge is light and spacious. Windows & doors from every room open directly onto the lawns & outdoor dining area shaded by Jasmine & Passionfruit vines. Polished timber floors, wood burning fire, cathedral ceilings & contemporary furnishings ensure the Lodge is stylish & peaceful. BEAUTIFUL & SPACIOUS INTERIOR. The master bedroom has a superking bed, feather duvet and pillows, crisp cotton linen, blankets and throws and is romantic & relaxing. Floor to ceiling windows open directly into the gardens & offer beautiful north & east facing views to the river. The ensuite bathroom is spacious and has an indoor spa bath, modern double sinks & separate shower. Cotton waffle robes, bath towels, complimentary toiletries, candles, magazines & fresh flowers are all provided. The spacious king/twin bedroom at the opposite end of the lodge also opens directly onto the lawns & ensures privacy, with its own bathroom (bath & shower). The spacious open plan living area features stunning double height ceilings, full length windows looking towards the river & has a cosy log fire. The open plan kitchen is fully equipped and perfect for self-catering with all the appliances you need including an espresso coffee machine & dishwasher. Two further king/twin bedrooms are also available upstairs in the Lodge on request. PEACE & TRANQUILITY abound - enjoy the flourishing birdlife, beautiful river and organic farmland. Escape the stress of daily life in the enchanted gardens; paddle a kayak to the deserted sandy beaches; or bask in the bliss of doing nothing. MASSAGES & SPA TREATMENTS Be pampered in the privacy of the Lodge by our leading massage. HOT TUB & GOURMET MEALS are also available by prior arrangement. PERFECT HOLIDAY LOCATION just a short drive from KERIKERI and the BAY OF ISLANDS, Takou River Lodge is the perfect base from which to explore the wider Bay of Islands. Wander and explore the sub-tropical gardens and organic farm; fish, swim and explore the Takou River; take a canoe or kayak from our private Boathouse and head downstream to the deserted sandy beaches at Takou Bay; relax in our unique outdoor riverbank Hot Tub, or simply bask in the bliss of doing absolutely nothing!

Details and amenities

Child friendly
No pets
Linen provided
No smoking
No disabled access
Spa Bath
Heating & cooling
Electric blankets
Fire place
Food processor
High Chair
Cot Available
Extra Bedding
Washing Machine
Boat parking
Off Street Parking
Tea, coffee, sugar etc
CD player
Cleaning equipment
Cleaning supplies
Clothes line
Electric heat
Ensuite Bathroom
Extra Toilet
Fire wood supplied
Internet available
iPod Dock
Laundry Tub
Oil heaters
Outdoor furniture
Wood stove

Bed layout

1 Super King(s), 1 King/Twin, 2 King(s)

Special Amenities

The Lodge at Takou River is the perfect romantic retreat; a minutes walk from the picturesque and deserted Takou River and set in 5 acres of sub-tropical gardens & 150 acres of organic farmland and native bush - seclusion and privacy are guaranteed. The Lodge offers stylish, spacious and private accommodation, uniterrupted views across the gardens to the river, private river front, jetty & boathouse, kayaks, fishing, swimming and walking - or simply just relaxing. The beautiful and deserted sadny beaches at Takou Bay are just a short paddle downstream. Centrally located to explore the wider Bay of Islands and a convenient 25 min drive to Kerikeri, The Lodge is set away from the hustle and bustle of the main tourist centres.

Special Attractions and Activities Nearby

Beautiful & deserted Takou Bay beach a short paddle downstream; fishing, swimming & kayaking on the Takou River; 150 acre certified organic farm and 5 acre organic sub-tropical gardens. Historic Kerikeri and Russell nearby; Beautiful coastal scenery - Cavalli Islands, Whangaroa Harbour and the Bay of Islands with it's wealth of water attractions including sailing, fishing, cruising and swimming with Dolphins; Giant Kauri Forests at Puketi just 25 mins away; A range of golf courses to suit everyone including the nearby Kauri Cliffs; A great selection of wineries and gourmet eating including the popular Kerikeri Farmers' Market; Arts and crafts trails to explore.


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Date rangeRatesExtra guestsMinimum stay
16 Dec - 10 Feb $450 / Night for 2 guests$507 Nights
Rest of year$400 / Night for 2 guests$502 Nights
16 Dec - 10 Feb
$450 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $50Min. stay: 7 Nights
Rest of year
$400 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $50Min. stay: 2 Nights


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