$152 / night
Total guests, Nights

Miro Cottage at The Apple Pickers' Cottages, Mapua-Nelson – Home 4043541 Cottage

  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  • 2 nights min stay

Miro Cottage at The Apple Pickers' Cottages, Mapua-Nelson – Home 4043541

  • Cottage
  • 1 bedroom
  • sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 mi
  • Ask about children
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner


- Waterfront setting with wonderful views across the Waimea inlet to the mountains.

- Five acres of organic orchard and regenerating native bush to explore.

- 5 minutes to cafes, shops and galleries in Mapua village.

Miro is a lovingly renovated 1960’s apple pickers’ cottage.

This is a perfect place to come back to after a day exploring the Nelson region. It is also a place to simply relax and enjoy the tranquil environment. Wander around our very special five acres and choose your favourite quiet spot to read or snooze or have a picnic. There are paddle boards and kayaks which guests are free to use.The well equipped kitchen is great for making the most of the excellent fresh produce the Nelson region has to offer.

Good cellphone coverage and free Wifi.

Children 12 years +

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Queen Bed
  • 1 Full bath


  • Wireless Internet
  • Air conditioning
  • Mountain Views
  • Shared garden
  • Private garden
  • Grill
  • Patio
  • Waterfront
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Boat available
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Safe
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Housekeeping Included

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  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


Check in time: 14:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

100% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least two weeks before check-in.

2 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

Kim D.
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
25 Feb 2020
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English





28 reviews

Very Good

“What a lovely surprise”

Reviewed 21 Nov 2014

We had planned for a few days during our NZ tour to enjoy the Nelson area. This lovely cottage was surprisingly spacious. Elspeth took time to help us to settle in quickly and let us know more about… More

“Retro Cottage with Estuary views”

Reviewed 17 Nov 2014

Quiet & Comfortable stay with changing scenery as the tide came came in and out. A clean & well appointed cottage with all you could need for a break away. Appreciated the information booklet … More

“Superb in every way”

Reviewed 14 Nov 2014

Miro Cottage is a former apple-pickers cottage in what is now a wine-producing area. The cottage has recently had some refurbishment work including new kitchen equipment, new flooring and a new bathro… More

“Hidden gem with amazing location for quiet retreat for day tripping into Abel Tasman.”

Reviewed 1 Nov 2014

Had a fantastic stay in late October at Matahua cottages. Super clean and cute and well appointed with just 5 min drive to Mapua wharf restaurants. Enjoyed the deck and view over the bay ideal for sip… More

“Lovely serene picturesque stay”

Reviewed 4 Apr 2014

The cottage was charming, beautifully decorated and in a gorgeous position. We watched the sun rise over the estuary, flax and sea birds, a perfect New Zealand view. I particularly loved the colours a… More


Reviewed 20 Feb 2014

We returned 1 week ago from a fantastic holiday. Part of it was almost a week stay at Karaka Cottage. The beautiful location with stunning views and still (super)markets and the nice Mapua warf close … More

“The best place to stay in New-Zealand!”

Reviewed 31 Oct 2013

Miro Cottage is the best place we stayed during our trip in New Zealand! We arrived at the cottage in the late afternoon after having driven the whole day, coming from Lake Wanaka. We were very exhaus… More

“A living calendar photograph”

Reviewed 5 Oct 2013

New Zealanders have a great method of unwinding, pop a little hut on a foreshore or headland somewhere quiet and unassuming and the peace and quiet is built in. Miro is exquisite. If you are looking t… More

“Perfect antidote to work and storms and earthquakes.”

Reviewed 11 Sep 2013

The cottage was just perfect, a blend of funky fifties interior and unspoiled waterfront at the edge of the deck. We just wanted to get away from Wellington for a few days and Matahua was the perfect … More

“Very private, very restful, very thoughtfully provided conveniences”

Reviewed 5 Apr 2013

Stayed for 4 nights over Easter. Booking with Elspeth was quick and easy (booked via website and email). Stayed at the Miro cottage. Access requires care when turning off the 100kph highway. Dé… More

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How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Kim (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to send the owner a message.

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Send Kim (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Kim (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to view Kim the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online and send Kim (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Kim (the owner) an inquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

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Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Kim (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my vacation?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Kim (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Kim (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage your booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your booking or cancel it if you need to.

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You can pay the remaining balance of your booking at any point. Simply go to Manage your booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage your booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I withdraw my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Kim (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Kim (the owner) a message.

If Kim (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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