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This cottage is located in Lake Tarawera. Buried Village and Whakarewarewa: The Living Maori Village are local landmarks, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Rotorua Central Mall and Rotorua Night Market. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at Racing Rotorua, or consider a night out at Matariki Hangi & Maori Cultural Performance.
Rainbow Cottage is a 2 bedroom Lake Tarawera cottage sitting on an acre of land within a gated community with direct access to the lake. This is the ideal escape for boat and fly fishing enthusiasts! This Lake Tarawera cottage is situated across from a permanent lakeside residence at Te Miro Point, Lake Tarawera. Rainbow Cottage catches the sun and is naturally warm in the winter, making it an ideal getaway for the keen fisherman. Wi-Fi is available too for all of your holiday snaps (please be aware that due to the remote location service can be erratic). The large Rainbow Trout in the lake are waiting for those looking to spend idyllic days on the water fishing. As you enter Rainbow Cottage you will find yourself in an open-plan living and dining area. The dining area leads to the cosy kitchen. There is a small bench top oven, with a gas cooker on top and a BBQ is also available. The kitchen leads onto the master bedroom which is fitted with a queen bed. Bedroom 2 is situated next to bedroom 1 and is fitted with 2 single beds. Guests can also stay in the attached Studio Bedroom with external access. Rainbow Cottage has direct access to Lady's Bay - a secluded sandy bay with jetty and mooring facilities. There's also kayaks and a dinghy available for your stay. Excellent fly fishing is available in the adjacent Waitangi Bay, providing trophy fish for the fly fishing enthusiast! The property is family friendly with access to 2 safe swimming beaches, as well as a shared tennis court by arrangement. There is ample parking both for boats and vehicles. Come and enjoy fantastic proximity to the lake at Lake Tarawera... For a refreshing lake holiday, Rainbow Cottage is a cute and cosy getaway! Great news – Bachcare provides cleaning and linen services for all HomeAway bookings. The total price for your booking will include Bachcare’s cleaning and linen service fee, which will be paid as part of your booking. Check out the “owners fees” on your booking summary for details of these fees. Other things to note: Please note that the Kayaks at this property are not available during the winter months of the year. As the property has unfenced access to the lake, adults should closely supervise young children while outside to ensure they are safe around water. There are kayaks available to use during the summer months, but guests must bring their own life-jackets to gain access to these. Please note that there is another property on site that is permanently tenanted. Cell Phone coverage is limited in the area. Spark cover the northern end of Spencer Rd. WiFi is available at this property through a Zenbu hotspot. Guests will be provided with a WiFi card for use during their stay. Only one device per card is able to connect to the internet at once. Pets are welcome outside! Pets are not to be left inside. Boat mooring in Lady's Bay: The jetty and fixed mooring are available at the property owner's discretion on a daily basis and subject to availability. Agreement for use of the fixed mooring and jetty can only be made with the property owner on Site. Use of the mooring and jetty cannot be pre-arranged.
Guest accommodations at this cottage offer hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Kitchens offer refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include showers.
Bachcare Holiday Homes
Bed sheets provided
Washing machine and dryer
No pets allowed
Services and conveniences
Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18
Check-out before 10:00 AM
You will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions
Pets not allowed
Children are welcome
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Rainbow Lake Tarawera
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Is Rainbow Cottage - Lake Tarawera Cottage pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
What time is check-in at Rainbow Cottage - Lake Tarawera Cottage?
Check-in begins at 3:00 PM.
What time is check-out at Rainbow Cottage - Lake Tarawera Cottage?
Check-out is at 10:00 AM.
Where is Rainbow Cottage - Lake Tarawera Cottage located?
Situated in Lake Tarawera, this cottage is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Lake Tarawera and within 6 mi (10 km) of Whakarewarewa Hot Springs and Buried Village. Lake Rotokakahi and Lake Tikitapu are also within 9 mi (15 km).
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23 Oct 2019
Had everything we required. Really enjoyed our stay.
Lovely setting with direct lake access. Owners lovely people.