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Warm Earth Cottage

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Warm Earth Cottage offers a unique accommodation experience, which is ideal for honeymoons, anniversaries, romantic breaks and special treats. Our two romantic cabins with outdoor bush baths are nestled in a valley in the Kamai Ranges just south of the mural town of Katikati, and north of Tauranga in New Zealands beautiful Bay of Plenty. We gladly welcome guests from around the world to our little slice of paradise.
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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What a lovely place to stay to recharge the batteries! Jan is such a warm hostess who makes you feel at home and welcome. She lights the bath fire for you which means you can head off for a walk, read your book , cook dinner then get in for a soak under the stars. A beautiful
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This was the most romantic getaway we have had in the 43 years of our married life. Even though it was really wet we had the most relaxing enjoyable night away. Jan is the most thoughtful host imaginable. Everything was perfect . The outdoor bath was one of the many highlights
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We had a lovely evening meal at Warm Earth Cottage with a group of friends before Christmas. Pre dinner nibbles and drinks on the lovely deck preceeded a beautiful meal prepared by the team. There is also a lovely cottage on the property where a couple can stay. Warm Earth
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Highly recommend. A lovely and very private retreat. The ample grounds are lovingly cared for and the river a welcome relief in warm weather. We ordered the picnic hamper dinner (outsourced catering) which was very nice and extremely easy, but we did feel it could have been a
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From the moment you arrive, you are taken care of by your host Jan. Every little detail is taken care of from the candles in your room to the wood-fired outdoor bathtub being lit at 4:40pm. There is little to find fault with and your stay will be memorable.
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Walkway to bush bath
Cast Iron bush bath at daytime
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"First in gets pick of the two cottages"
"Both Cabins available are fantastic and equally as good :)"
"We were nosey and had a wee look at the other cottage on site, both were equally lovely with their own private dinning areas and outlooks."
"Either lodge is perfect."
"only two cottages and both as good as each other"
New ZealandNorth IslandBay of Plenty RegionKatikati
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