A pretty, spacious comfortable, one-bedroom cottage with modern touches in a serene, somewhat isolated location. It's about a 12 minute drive south of Punakaiki, in Barrytown. There are no restaurants or other services in Barrytown itself. The cottage has basic cooking facilities, but no oven and some of the pots and pans were in sorry shape (see the attached photo). At the prices they charge (we went in high season), they can afford to get a new frying pan every few months or so. Luckily, we brought our own frying pan (as we live on the South Island), but overseas visitors can't easily do this.
There's an enclosed hot tub on the grounds, but we did not use it. There were many sandflies around. Also, the beach was a lot farther than we expected. There was a charge for the Internet. The cottage had Sky TV.
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