Oasis Cottage Retreat is a unique self-catering style accommodation in the rural township of Eketahuna, located at the northern end of the Waiararapa and set in the backdrop of the beautiful Tararua Ranges and its natural surroundings.
This peaceful, rural atmosphere is an ideal escape, from the busyness of everyday life, the perfect base for that relaxing weekend getaway short-term holiday and exploring all that this beautiful region has to offer.
Enjoy a bottle of complimentary local wine by the fireside or in the outdoor entertainment area amidst the lovely private landscaped back garden, a seven-seater garden table setting and gas BBQ enhance the experience.
Just a short stroll to the township where you'll taste culinary delights, enjoy a great coffee, go shopping and so much more!.
Enjoy the many local attractions and activities, bush-walking, hunting, trout fishing on the Makakahi River, the cliff walk,swimming, picnicking, golf at the beautiful Eketahuna golf course, Pukaha Mount Bruce, Middleton Model Railway & Cwmglyn farmhouse Cheese, only a 25 min drive to the nearest bistro & winery or simply relax and enjoy the solitude, create your own culinary delights, or entertain family,friends and colleagues from the confines of oasis Cottage Retreat.
A complimentary continental breakfast is included with your stay at the Cottage. This includes; fruit juice, tea, coffee, selection of cereals, fresh fruit and yoghurt, variety of breads with a selection of spreads.
The main house is open plan, has 1 bedroom with King Size bed, walk-in wardrobe, french doors opening into the garden, a sofa bed in the lounge that converts into a comfortable double bed, Kitchen/ dining area large bathroom/laundry and office. Freeview Tv and Wifi is available
The second bedroom is in a sleep-out off the double garage. This is a lovely bedroom, with queen size bed, TV, piano, and guitar (music room). Bathroom in the main house is used to service this room.
We make every effort to ensure our guests stay at Oasis Cottage Retreat is carefree and relaxing.
Eketahuna is in close proximity to the Tararua Ranges, Pahiatua, Pukaha Mount Bruce Conservation Centre and Masterton.
Only a short walk for a golfing experience second to none with amazing views of the ranges, the Eketahuna golf course is a must.
If you are looking for "The Arts" Mark Dimmock's Gallery is a leisurely 5-10 min walk from the cottage taking in the view of the ranges and country atmosphere. Contemporary artist, painter, sculptor and carver. Stroll to Mark's gallery and view his latest works, exciting original paintings and sculptures, carvings of native birds, fish and animals. Most of Mark's work is made from recycled timbers and steel. Visitors are always welcome.
Sarah Jones - (Retail Outlet) Glenn McDean Decorative artist Specialist in Interior design,Colour consulting, Decorative paint effects, Furniture restoration,Themed rooms, Gilding. Painting and paper hanging. Where you will find: Hand painted furniture. an a wonderful array of restored furniture and accessories, A must see!! Located in the town centre.
Eketahuna's very own Maison Home Furnishings and Giftware
Store. Stocking beautiful quality furniture and giftware at an affordable price. Located in the town centre
The Lazy Graze - Eketahuna newest thriving cafe. Awesome service, great coffee, a selection of divine cake, in the cabinet you will find a selection of tantalising delights to tempt your taste-buds, excellent value and good sized portions. Located in the main town centre
Middleton Model Railway & Cwmglyn Farm: Displays of one of the largest model railways in NZ. "Cottage" industry cheese making and a display of enamel art work. Handmade cheeses and butter for sale.
Pukaha Mount Bruce: Explore primeval rainforest and discover some of our most threatened wildlife at Pukaha Mount Bruce, New Zealand's National Wildlife Centre
We offer you the ideal short stay for that relaxing long weekend break or a longer holiday retreat.
A Perfect Base to explore the Wairarapa and Tararua Region
Wairarapa Events and Places not to miss:
Balloons over Wairarapa
Wings over Wairarapa
Australia and NZ are hosting the Cricket World cup Feb 14-29 March 2015, a great opportunity to visit New Zealand, attend the world Cup cricket matches and explore the Beautiful Wairarapa & Tararua Region. Rich in cultural heritage and history, Tararua is made up of many communities, and offers a diverse range of activities. Enjoy a slice of New Zealand at it's very best, its people and all that this unique area has to offer - enjoy Tararua Country.
Begin your escape today!!