A luxurious, rustic hand built log chalet with large roaring open fire and steaming hot outdoor bath to relax in and enjoy overlooking the native bush valley while listening to the cascading creek trickling nearby. A Qualmark awarded 5 Star Holiday Home and Enviro Gold accolade, with complete privacy and exclusive use of Cascade Creek Retreat, it is the perfect getaway for couples or up to six people. Cascade Creek Retreat, which is situated with 180 degree views of bush on a large working sheep and beef farm, boasts abundant native birdlife from the very front door, numerous walking tracks through bush and over rolling farmlands and no other people or dwellings for kilometres. Romantic and secluded for couples for a special occasion and excellent for friends and families to really getaway from it all, Cascade Creek Retreat has two VERY comfortable superking beds which can be split into king singles as well as a pull down 'wall' queen size bed which arguably is in the best spot in the place - looking out through the double french doors to the superb view while still lying in bed in front of the open fire! A mezzanine floor and a downstairs bedroom allows everyone to have their own space along with complimentary amenities and Sheridan bathrobes to really enjoy 'a little taste of luxury in a little slice of paradise". A small kitchen with gas oven and microwave allows guests to be completely self contained, but if looking for a real break, Cascade Creek Retreat also offers meal options and gourmet baskets for guests complete ease during their stay. Environmentally friendly, Cascade Creek Retreat is completely solar powered with gas for cooking and hot water. In the building of the Retreat, as many recycled and second hand quality material were utilised and the result is a unique, rustic beautiful ' log cabin'. Outside, a large deck sits above the valley and its kanuka bush tracks, creeks and winding waterfalls. A bird feeder is in constant use, making native bird viewing a real treat. Just 10 minutes off the southern scenic route, Cascade Creek is wheel chair friendly and designed to fit with the environment. A stay at Cascade Creek Retreat allows guests to really interact with nature as opposed to just observing from a distance... and the ability to do this while surrounded by complete luxury.
'SUMMERS COMING' SPECIAL!! To celebrate the coming of Summer, we have a special on for guests who book with us before the end of October ( the reservation dates do not need to be during October, but the booking needs to be confirmed and paid for prior to the 31st of October to secure the reservation).
Our “Summers coming” special is as follows:
Stay 3 or more nights and pay the reduced rate of only NZD$350 for 2 people per night for exclusive use of the Retreat and complimentary continental breakfast daily.
Stay 5 or more nights and only pay for 4 nights ( as per our 2014/1015 rates of NZD$395 per night for 2 people for exclusive use of the Retreat and complimentary continental breakfast daily)
Stay 7 or more nights and only pay for 6 nights ( as per our 2014/1015 rates of NZD$395 per night for 2 people for exclusive use of the Retreat and complimentary continental breakfast daily)
• Additional persons rates are as per our 2014/15 rates of NZD$75 per night per person.
• Offer expires Friday 31st of October 2014.
• This special must be confirmed through us personally at Cascade Creek Retreat, not through our automated booking system – please email us to make your booking.
Just 10 minutes off the Southern Scenic Route and within a short Drive to Dunedin, The Catlins, and Central Otago-choose to relax in the serenity of your secluded boutique accommodation, or experience some of the best activities and sights New Zealand has to offer:
■Walk the tracks where you can admire numerous mini waterfalls, open farmland, abundant birdlife, beautiful ferns and native trees.
■Tackle one of the local day walks which provide some of Otago’s most stunning scenery.
■Use Cascade Creek Retreat as a base and get picked up or dropped off at the Otago Rail Trail start in Clyde.
■Take a day trip to the Catlins – try surfing or kayak to spot the yellow-eyed penguins and playful seals.
■Enjoy a touch a fruit picking just a short drive away at the start of Central Otago.
■Discover the Otago peninsula by bicycle - voted in lonely Planets top 10 cycle rides in the world. Or alternatively drive out to Taiaroa Heads to observe the Albatross in their natural environment.
■Observe the “farm in action” and farmers at work; this can be organised with your hosts. It may be mustering sheep with dogs or working in or around the main woolshed or watching sheep shearing.
■Treat yourself to a unique experience by relaxing in our private outdoor instant hot water bath set overlooking native bush, taking in the magical view with a glass of local wine
■Step outside of your boutique accommodation to explore 2000 ha of fascinating rolling hill country.
■In season,spot trout that come up the river to spawn, or go eeling.
■Bring your horse or mountain bike and ride various farm tracks, local roads and hills.
■Relax in the cosy yet luxurious log cabin, in front of the large open fire or sit out on the large deck overlooking the natural wonders of Otago, New Zealand.
And to really top off your stay...
Order a gourmet basket of food when you book and it will be there for you ready when you arrive. You can savour the delicious wholesome meals using fresh produce from the local area. Fitted with a menu and instructions on how to cook it all – it is self-catering made easy so you can concentrate on your holiday at our cosy lodge.