- 2 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 4
Description from the owner
Karaka cottage is a secluded two-bedroom cottage on the shore of the beautiful Waimea Inlet, near Mapua village.
Located in the heart of the Nelson/Tasman region, surrounded by the vineyards of Nelson’s wine country, this is an ideal base for day trips around the Nelson region and to the Abel Tasman, Kahurangi, and Nelson Lakes National Parks.
The renovated 1950’s cottage sleeps 4 people, and caters to adults and children aged 12 years and older. It has an open-plan living space with large windows, wonderful views, and a fully-equipped kitchen. The master bedroom has a king size bed, the second bedroom has two single beds. The...Read more
Karaka Cottage at Matahua Cottages, Mapua-Nelson
Nelson, South Island, New Zealand
Additional Location Information
Situated at the top of the South Island of New Zealand, Nelson City has an airport with frequent flights to and from the major cities around the country and connecting flights to smaller centres. It is a 35 minute flight to Wellington or 30 minutes to Christchurch for connecting international flights. It takes approximately 20 minutes (24 km) to drive to the cottages from Nelson airport.
If you are travelling by car from the North Island, there is a car and passenger ferry between Wellington and Picton which is in the Marlborough Sounds. The drive from Picton to Mapua takes appoximately 2.5 hours (140 km).
Traveling West from Nelson, Matahua is the last peninsula on the Waimea Inlet before you reach the village of Mapua. The cottages are 500 metres from the main coastal road that connects Nelson City with Golden Bay and the Abel Tasman National Park (State Highway 60). We are located at the very end of Apple Valley Road East.
More About This Location
Rural retreats, Waterfront
Water sports nearby, Horse riding nearby, Fishing nearby, Golf course within 30 minute drive, Tennis courts nearby
Nearest airport: Nelson
Nearest ferry port: Picton
Car is recommended
Last updated on September 22, 2014
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- Fees for additional guests may apply.
Additional notes from the owner
Fees are for up to 2 guests in the cottage. Additional guests will be charged $15/person per night. Karaka can house up to 4 people total.
Larger parties may consider booking an additional cottage on our property: Miro or Rata. Please contact us for details.
Through the holiday season (December 22 to January 31) a 5-night minimum booking applies to Karaka Cottage, at $250 per night.
- Hair dryer
- Washing Machine
- Short breaks allowed (1-4 days)
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Towels Provided
- Linens Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Ocean or water views
- Mountain Views
- Stove or Oven
- DVD Player
- Stereo or CD player
- Balcony or terrace
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - no
- Suitable for the elderly - ask
- Wheelchair accessible - no