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Adrift in Golden Bay

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Fantastic Hosts and location. The most comfortable bed we have slept in and a beautiful view to wake up to. Don't pass up the opportunity to come stay in this slice of heaven, enjoy the wonderful breakfast, and soak in the atmosphere of this wonderful spot. The room was warm and toasty and just the spot to enjoy watching a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

I unreservedly recommend this place to all couples looking for a romantic and peaceful get away. We wish we could have stayed for a lot longer. It was private, luxurious and everything was perfect. We will be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

As soon as you turn into the driveway of “Adrift in Golden Bay” you get the feeling that this is something special: perfectly manicured lawns, immaculate tree-based windbreaks and then the view of the ocean. Gordon took our luggage to our beachfront cottage where we spent several minutes saying “wow” to each other as we looked at the sea, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

My mother and I stayed at Adrift In Golden Bay for 3 nights. We knew it would be wonderful from reading about it- the beautiful scenery, the luxurious cottage, the beach access- but of course it was so much better than we had imagined. Even though we arrived quite late in the evening, the owner was there to help us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

From the start to the finish of our stay here, we just had a wonderful time, our stay just wasn't long enough. The beachfront cottage has everything you could wish for. The location and views are stunning. The cottage itself has all home comforts and the bathroom is just incredible. The care and attention to detail and cleanliness is impeccable.... More 

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Emily L, Manager at Adrift in Golden Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing such a glowing review! We're so happy that you have such special holiday memories to take with you back home. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Enjoyed our stay to the fullest. Just a short drive to many locations that Golden Bay has to offer. Our accomadation was superb and the hosts could not have been more pleasant. Being right on the beach was terrific. A great sleep and a great wake. Loved it.

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Emily L, Manager at Adrift in Golden Bay, responded to this review

We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your week here at Adrift and exploring Golden Bay's many attractions. Thank you so much for your review! More 

York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

We were originally booked for 2 nights but stayed for 3 - it was to be the 'luxury' bit of our honeymoon after backpacking and we were not disappointed! It was absolutely perfect, the beach is incredible and you can kayak or paddleboard as well as swim. we stayed in the studio for 2 nights which was lovely and you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 weeks in New Zealand staying in 5 different accommodations in order to see as much of the South Island as possible. Adrift with Gordon was our favorite!! Not only was this a perfect and beautiful location, but Gordon was a delight to talk to and a wealth of information (especially if you're a movie fan). This spot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

Outstanding location and property. Excellent accommodation in private setting that leads to the beach. Set in private gardens which give privacy to each cottage delightful place to relax. In the missile of Golden bay which makes travel to all the attractions very easy. The owners are very welcoming and provide hight quality service. No hesitation in recommending it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

You have a private cottage with a view on a beautiful garden and the sea. It is calm, beautiful, and makes you want to stay a month. Gordon is there to make you enjoy every last bit of your stay there, by pointing out the different restaurants and activities you can do near the place or in Abel Tasman. Note... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A 5-Star, self-contained accommodation situated on a quiet, sandy and sheltered private beach. The 5 cottages and a studio are spread over 1 Ha of landscaped gardens to ensure guest privacy and a peaceful, relaxed and romantic atmosphere. All accommodations have king-size beds with breathtaking views over Golden Bay. The stylish, modern interiors feature warm timbers. Cottages all have luxury double spa baths. Centrally located between Abel Tasman, and Kahurangi National Parks and Farewell Spit Nature Reserve. This beautiful area is well known for artisans, interesting cafes and varied day walks ... more   less 

Additional Information about Adrift in Golden Bay

Address: 52 Tukurua Road, Takaka 7182, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Golden Bay > Takaka
Price Range: $165 - $362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Adrift in Golden Bay 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Adrift In Golden Bay Hotel Takaka
Adrift In Golden Bay Nelson
Adrift In Golden Bay Takaka, New Zealand
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