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Saraswati's Oasis-Daintree Holiday Accommodation

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
2 nights minimum
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Saraswati's Oasis - Wake up to the sound of birds, explore nature's wonders. Private, eco friendly solar powered holiday accommodation suitable for romantic getaways, friends or family retreats. Things to do Located a 20 minute leisurely walk to beautiful Cow Bay beach and close to nearby cafes, pub, Jindalba; Marrdja and Dubuji boardwalks, kayaking, nature walks, river cruises, natural swimming holes, Daintree Discovery Centre and Floravilla bio-dynamic ice-cream factory and art gallery cafe. Fishing on the Great Barrier Reef Catch your own dinner-put your boat in at Cow Bay beach (4WD required) Cape Tribulation A scenic 30min drive North to Cape Tribulation leads you to more restaurants and activities, including; Jungle Surfing, horse riding, exotic fruit tasting, diving and snork...Saraswati's Oasis - Wake up to the sound of birds, explore nature's wonders. Private, eco friendly solar powered holiday accommodation suitable for romantic getaways, friends or family retreats. Things to do Located a 20 minute leisurely walk to beautiful Cow Bay beach and close to nearby cafes, pub, Jindalba; Marrdja and Dubuji boardwalks, kayaking, nature walks, river cruises, natural swimming holes, Daintree Discovery Centre and Floravilla bio-dynamic ice-cream factory and art gallery cafe. Fishing on the Great Barrier Reef Catch your own dinner-put your boat in at Cow Bay beach (4WD required) Cape Tribulation A scenic 30min drive North to Cape Tribulation leads you to more restaurants and activities, including; Jungle Surfing, horse riding, exotic fruit tasting, diving and snorkelling adventures on one of the seven natural wonders of the world - the Great Barrier Reef. Saraswati's Oasis provides you with full facilities including; linen,towels, washing machine, fully equipped kitchen, wifi, in house movies, bath, tea/coffee, filtered water, and sleeps up to five people in two bedrooms. Please use recycle and compost bins, use water considerately, turn power off when not in use. Compost is later used in the veggie garden. The house is 100% off grid and run by solar with backup generator. Thank you in advance for respecting these rental conditions. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Children are welcome but parents should note the deck height is up to one metre. Children should be supervised at all times, whilst it is a comfortable house the garden still has spiders and prickly weeds. A high chair and porta cot are available inside the house if you need to use them.
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1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Ms T
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2010
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Reviewed July 14, 2017

We enjoyed our three nights at Saraswati. The eclectic house is comfortable and clean. I think it would benefit from a BBQ, a radio/ stereo and some more outside seating options. Really appreciated the washing machine, bath and hammock. Loved playing card games with the...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank sojamB
daintreelady, VR Owner at Saraswati's Oasis-Daintree Holiday Accommodation, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2017

Thank you for your review, the beach is just under 2 kms from here and pub approximately 4kms. The Satellite broadband plays radio. We have found BBQ's so much work to clean and would need to raise the rate...perhaps we could offer one to rent...More

Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Great stay - lovely location, lovely house, well stocked, very comfortable. Host very nice. Unfortunately we ran out of hot water due to unusually wet weather, but still didn't dampen our spirits!More

Date of stay: August 2016
1  Thank Belladownunder
daintreelady, VR Owner at Saraswati's Oasis-Daintree Holiday Accommodation, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2016

Thank you for staying with us, and for your understanding....staying true to the off grid adventure does come with some sacrifices distinct from urbanised development. Hopefully the experience was cushioned discomfort and interesting. As we discussed, perhaps a hot water system with gas on demand...More

Reviewed August 16, 2015

Beautiful home in peaceful rainforest setting. A great place to relax in privacy and comfort. The owner was most helpful and friendly, providing local advice. Great cooking and dining facilities. Thoughtful extras and provisions and a great range of Twinings! A true home away from...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank Spurrey
Reviewed August 13, 2015

Tina gave us a warm welcome when we arrived. Super nice host. very quick response before we arrive. everything you need is handy, lots of towels (you’ll need them if you’re traveling with kids ). all cooking utilities, cutlery, stove, oven, etc… and even WIFI!...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank MHSY
Reviewed January 5, 2015

We didn't expect the rental to be bad, we were just nicely surprised it was so nice :-) Very roomy, great outside area (would have loved a BBQ as the weather was so hot that cooking outside would have just nailed it!) Every single thing...More

Date of stay: December 2014
1  Thank KarenM0258
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Reviewed November 5, 2013

We had a great stay at Saraswati's Oasis. The house was clean and had all the facilities you could ever need when you want to get away without missing the comforts of home - including a fantastic kitchen and meals area for self catering. The...More

Date of stay: October 2013
1  Thank mllavery
Management response:Responded November 5, 2013

Hi Mark, Thank you for your kind review and business. Happy to hear you had a pleasant stay. Kind regards, Tina

Reviewed December 19, 2011

The owner, Tina, was really friendly and helpful. The house was tastefully decorated, comfortable, clean and well-equipped. A good location for access to Cow Bay beach and local Daintree attractions. The only minor drawback was its situation on the road to the local transfer station...More

Date of stay: November 2011
Thank TheRobinsonsofKetter
Management response:Responded December 18, 2011

Thanks Paula, the road is now sealed but nothing can be done about the tropical weather, am happy your stay was comfortable and hope to see you again. Tina

Reviewed August 11, 2011

Tina was so welcoming and helpful. Extra little touches just makes you feel so special from the ticket paid for on the ferry to the bread and milk supplied in the fridge for our arrival. The house was so comfortable with a sprawling lounge to...More

Date of stay: August 2011
Thank Howard J
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Date of stay: September 2010
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Reviewed August 24, 2010

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Date of stay: August 2010
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Blender
Books
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Private Yard
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Staffed Property
Stove
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighborhood
Surrounded by the Daintree National Park in low lying forest. Wake up to the sound of birds, stroll to the beach, take a scenic 30min drive to Cape Tribulation, go Jungle Surfing, kayaking, explore the Daintree Discovery Centre, Jungle Bugs and Butterflys museum, horse ride through forest and along the beach, snorkel the Great Barrier Reef, enjoy a meal at a local restaurant.
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