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Your cabin is right beside the sea with a private jetty in our own little Bay. Cook your own meals in your fully equipped kitchen. Your hosts Marty and Sabine live closeby This is a beautiful wild forested place with no roads or cars but rich with birdsong and silence. A great place to relax, swim, fish, walk or row in the bay. Sea access only. Book Havelock water taxi For 5+ day stay we will boat you in for no extra cost Please ask your hosts about this to check availability when you book.
Your cosy little cottage is designed for privacy in a sunny clearing in the forest. The lawns run right to the sea 10 metres from your door. Closeby is a private jetty and beach for swimming, lazing, reading, or just soaking up the magic of this special place.
Imagine a place that is completely peaceful far away from the noise of the city. Forest and sea, mountains and beaches, all silent save for birdsong and the wind in the trees.... But to know Nydia Bay you need to be here.
A must do, strongly recommend staying at least 4 nights you won't want to leave..Paula and Darcy2017-05-10T00:00:00Z
Havelock, Marlborough, New Zealand
Enjoying a waterfront position at The Marlborough Sounds, Lanza Retreat is a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom Penzance Bay holiday home with W-Fi, plus your own private jetty!
Enjoying a waterfront position at The Marlborough Sounds, Lanza Retreat is a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom Penzance Bay holiday home with W-Fi, plus your own private jetty! This Penzance Bay holiday home includes warm and welcoming open plan living, with a fireplace for ideal winter retreats. When the weather is warmer, find you favourite perch outdoors and soak up the stunning scenery! There is ample room to unwind in the sun as you gaze at the tranquil outlook, or fire up the BBQ and enjoy laid back holiday dining. Bedroom 1 at this Penzance Bay accommodation includes an ensuite, and is fitted with a queen bed. Bedroom 2 also has a queen bed, while bedroom 3 includes 2 single beds. Additional sleeping space is available in the library area, with a single bed plus a single day bed - a perfect spot for the kids to camp out! In addition to the master ensuite, there is a family bathroom to service the remaining rooms. Lanza Retreat is in a great location approximately 77 kms from Nelson City (1 1/2 hrs driving time), 50 kms from Blenheim, and only 30 kms from Rai Valley (45 mins driving time.) Penzance is a very sheltered bay surrounded by gigantic ferns and native bush - perfect for waterskiing/wake-boarding and kayaking. Enjoy access right on your doorstep to some of the regions best fishing spots, gorgeous stoney beaches, and clear waters that you will often find the dolphins and seals visiting, and sometimes the Orcas. The large public jetty is a 5 minute walk away and has excellent facilities with a concrete boat ramp to launch your boat no matter whether its low or high tide, then bring around to the private mooring and jetty. There is a boat fuelling station at Elaine Bay - about 15 minutes by boat. The kids will love the swimming platform close to the main beach and jetty, along with a large reserve for that backyard summer game of cricket. Enjoy kayaking (x1 kayak and x2 childrens skiffs supplied) the crystal clear waters from our private jetty, a clinker dinghy is also available to row and miander the stunning coastline of Penzance Bay. WALKING TRACKS: Some of the most stunning native bush in New Zealand is right at our doorstep! If you are into running, walking or mountain biking these tracks are well worth exploring. Opouri Bridle Track: (URL HIDDEN) Nydia Track: (URL HIDDEN) Archers Track: (URL HIDDEN) **FISHING CHARTER** We have a Fishing Charter available for booking, enjoy a full day of sun, sea and fishing - to make your stay an even more memorable experience at Lanza Retreat. Picked up and delivered right back to our very own jetty - all fish is filleted and ready for you to just cook and enjoy. A fantastic day to be had on the waters of the outer Marlborough Sounds. Everything you need for an amazing escape to The Sounds awaits at this idyllic location... Lanza Retreat awaits! No of people can fit in is 2
Tennyson Inlet, Marlborough, New Zealand