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Beachfront Cottage
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Our two beachfront cottages are approximately 30 metres from our private, sandy beach and boast expansive views over the stunning Golden Bay. The spacious open-plan living room has bi-fold doors which open out to join the living room and deck. The bathroom features a large double hydro-therapy spa (jacuzzi) bath with shower over bath. A large indoor floor area (45 square metres) plus a (20 sq. metre) outdoor deck which overlooks the beach and an enclosed courtyard (37 sq. metres) with hooded gas BBQ at the rear, provides more than 100 square metres (1000 sq.ft) of personal space. Other amenities include: Lounge settee, indoor dining furniture, television, DVD player, iPod dock, dishwasher, gas hob, fridge, microwave, toaster, kettle, king-size or twin beds, electric blankets, bathrobes, under-floor heating in bathroom, outdoor dining furniture. Each cottage has a private path to the beach.

Daily breakfast hamper of provisions for either a Continental or a English breakfast. Daily housekeeping service.

One bedroom with a king-size or twin beds which faces out towards the beach through a large bi-fold window. Designed as a luxurious accommodation for two people, but with the addition of a sofa-bed in the living room, can cater to up to three people.
   
Beach View Cottage
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Approximately 80 metres from the beach, our two Beachview Cottages are nestled on either side of a spring-fed stream and are surrounded by lush garden. Both are slightly elevated for a view of the sea. The spacious open-plan living room has bi-fold doors which open out to join the living room and deck. The bathroom features a large double hydro-therapy spa (jacuzzi) bath with shower over bath. Large indoor floor area (45 square metres) plus a (20 sq. metre) outdoor deck which overlooks the beach and an enclosed courtyard (37 sq. metres) with hooded gas BBQ at the rear, provides more than 100 square metres (1000 sq.ft) of personal space. Other amenities include: Lounge settee, indoor dining furniture, television, DVD player, iPod dock, dishwasher, gas hob, fridge, microwave, toaster, kettle, king-size or twin beds, electric blankets, bathrobes, under-floor heating in bathroom, outdoor dining furniture, sun umbrella, sun loungers, deck chairs and beach towels.

Daily breakfast hamper of provisions for either a Continental or an English breakfast. Daily housekeeping service.

One bedroom with a king-size or twin beds which faces out towards the beach through a large bi-fold window. Designed as a luxurious accommodation for two people, but with the addition of a sofa-bed in the living room, can cater to up to three people.
   
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Honeymoon Cottage
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With a beachfront location and a private lawn stretching approximately 45 metres down to our private, sandy beach, the Honeymoon Cottage is our most exclusive beachfront cottage. The spacious open-plan living room has bi-fold doors which open out to join the living room and deck. The bathroom features a large double hydro-therapy spa (jacuzzi) bath with shower over bath. A large indoor floor area (45 square metres) plus a (20 sq. metre) outdoor deck which overlooks the beach and an enclosed courtyard (37 sq. metres) with hooded gas BBQ at the rear, provides more than 100 square metres (1000 sq.ft) of personal space. Other amenities include: Lounge settee, indoor dining furniture, television, DVD player, iPod dock, dishwasher, gas hob, fridge, microwave, toaster, kettle, king-size or twin beds, electric blankets, bathrobes, under-floor heating in bathroom, outdoor dining furniture, sun umbrella, sun loungers, deck chairs and beach towels.

Daily breakfast hamper of provisions for either a Continental or an English breakfast. Daily housekeeping service.

One bedroom with a king-size or twin beds which faces out towards the beach through a large bi-fold window. Designed as a luxurious accommodation for two people, but with the addition of a sofa-bed in the living room, can cater to up to three people.
   
The Studio
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Absolute beachfront, approximately 30 metres from our private beach. Open-plan living room/bedroom combined, with a sliding door that opens to the outdoor patio overlooking the beach. En-suite bathroom has tiled in-floor shower. Amenities include: television, DVD player, iPod dock, fridge, toaster, tea/coffee making facilities, super-king or twin beds, electric blanket, bathrobes, outdoor dining furniture, sun umbrella, sun loungers and beach towels. Hooded gas BBQ available. The Studio is attached to our home and has its own path to the beach. It is designed to be wheelchair friendly but the beach is not accessible in a wheelchair.

Daily breakfast hamper of provisions for a Continental breakfast. Daily housekeeping service.

A super-king bed which faces out to the beach through a large picture window. This can be split into 2 single beds if required.
   
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Stunning, absolute beachfront location on a quiet, private, sandy beach. A boutique, luxury resort where five cottages and a studio room are spread over almost 1 Ha of landscaped gardens, ensuring guest privacy and a peaceful, relaxed, romantic atmosphere. All accommodations look out over the beach and the clear, blue, sheltered waters of the bay and face east to capture the beautiful sunrise. Centrally located in Golden Bay for easy access to Kahurangi and Abel Tasman National Parks and Farewell Spit.

Property Facilities

Free Wi-Fi. New system, resort-wide coverage (even on the beach!)
Self-service laundry (limited hours).
3 sit-on kayaks (canoes) and a stand-up paddle board for you to enjoy our sheltered waters.

General Room Facilities

The stylish, modern interiors feature warm timbers and quality furnishings. All our cottages have double hydrotherapy spa baths and kitchens with dishwashers. The studio has an ensuite bathroom with an in-floor tiled shower, fridge and tea and coffee making facilities.

Car Parking

On site car park.

Location / Distances

Sandy beach 30m -80m (on property).
Nearest public road 1km away.
Mussel Inn 3km- famous cafe and country pub
Collingwood 11km (10 min)- cafes, pub, grocery store, base for Farewell Spit Tour
Takaka 18km (15 min)- supermarket, cafes, shops, airfield.
Nelson City 100km (1hour 40 min) - major provincial airport.

Check-In Time

Between 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm

Check-Out Time

10:00 am

Reception Hours

9 am to 6pm (late arrivals up to 11pm, early check-in and late check-out are all usually possible by arrangement)

Directions to Property

Please keep us up-to-date if at all possible with your arrival time by e-mail or text to (+64) 027 804 7064, particularly if you are likely to arrive after 6pm or at a time very different from your estimated arrival time.

To find "Adrift", take highway 60 north from Takaka for 18 km. (When you pass the "Mussel Inn" you have 3 more Km). Our sign is on the right and there is also a reflective blue campground sign (a caravan) on the left of the highway which is more visible at night. Turn right down Tukurua Road beside our sign. Drive 500 metres down Tukurua Road and our driveway and signage is on the right.

Additional Information

You will pass Golden Bay's main grocery store (Fresh Choice) on your right as you enter the town of Takaka and may want to buy provisions for your stay, they are open until 7pm each day. NB Breakfast provisions are provided for every day of your stay.

Payment Policy

A booking deposit is charged to your credit card after booking. For bookings of up to 7 nights this will be one nights accommodation. For bookings that total 8 or more nights, this will be one third of the total cost of the booking. The remaining payment is made at the time of your stay by either Eftpos, Visa, MasterCard or cash. A valid credit card is required at the time of check-in this may be charged to cover the cost of any property damage, missing property, extra guests not accounted for, or excessive cleaning if the room requires this on departure.

Cancellation Policy

We reserve the right to charge a cancellation fee for any total or partial cancellations. If a cancellation is made prior to 60 days of your arrival date this fee will be a maximum of: one nights accommodation for bookings up to 7 nights OR a maximum of one third of the total cost of the booking for bookings that total 8 or more nights. If a cancellation is made within 60 days of your arrival date: a maximum of 100% of the total booking price may be charged. If we are able to fill or partly fill the vacancy left by a cancellation we will only charge a cancellation fee for any nights remaining vacant plus any extra costs incurred in re-booking the accommodation.

Child Policy

Children 12 years of age and over.

Check In Policy

Normal check-in time is from 3pm to 6pm; if you are likely to arrive earlier please advise us so we can discuss the options. If you will arrive later than 6pm please keep us up-to-date with your ETA (any time before 11pm is fine if we have an ETA).