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Romantico Cottage - Self-Contained - Long Bay

Romantico Cottage - Self-Contained - Long Bay

4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
Indoor fireplaceThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

The space

In Long Bay, just 20 minutes North of Auckland City. A quiet getaway of native bush and bird life. Set on 7.8 acres, our eco-friendly alpine style self-contained cottage offers serene ambience and tranquillity.

Your accommodation includes two romantic upstairs bedrooms and downstairs guest lounge with fold-down sofa (website hidden), fridge/freezer, fully equipped kitchen and private bathroom with large shower are all available. On request breakfast hamper delivered to your door.

Ground level: a spacious living area with fireplace, kitchen and bathroom with shower.

First floor: two spacious bedrooms, one with a queen bed, and the other one with two single beds

The cottage affords panoramic views, overlooking Tiritiri Matangi Island and its lighthouse.

An ideal base from a one-day trip to visit:
- The ‘Twin Coast Route’ with 250km of walking and tramping tracks
- The West Coast surf beaches with black sands and unspoilt beauty renowned for the filming (‘The Piano’, ‘Xena’ and ‘Hercules’)
- The vineyards of Rodney District
- Waiwera Thermal Pools and Parakai hot pools
- Goat Island (marine reserve) and Kawau Island
- Hauraki Gulf Islands (Tiritiri Matangi, Rangitoto and Waiheke Island)
- Coromandel Peninsula
- Great Auckland attractions (Museum, Antartic encounter and underwater world, Sky Tower and sky jump, Bridge climbing, Auckland zoo, maritime museum, Rainbow’s end theme park, star dome observatory, Victoria park market, etc.)
- Golf courses
- North Shore Airfield for scenic flights and trip to Great Barrier Island and Coromandel Peninsula
- Horse Riding, Guided Kayaking Tours, Massage and beauty therapy

On request we can organize:
- Team building and corporate functions
- Cooking demo and hands-on cooking classes
- Private and group classes, custom designed
- Italian bread and pizza in wood fire oven
- Italian food lover’s tour, food and wine tasting session for offices, corporate and parties

$200/night - 2 nights minimum
1 week: $800 (excluding school holidays)
1 month: $2,800 (excluding school holidays)
Long term rates available


2 kayaks available at $20/day each


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 10AM

20 Reviews

Alison User Profile
November 2017
We relocated to New Zealand after months of being in transition, landing at Paolo and Raffaela’s with two young children, and needing some much needed rest and relaxation whilst we got ourselves sorted. Both Paolo and Raffaela couldn’t have been more helpful even taking us food s…
Steve User Profile
October 2017
Had a great stay and hosts responded to requests promptly.
Joann User Profile
May 2017
We really enjoying our stay in this little cabin. It was lovely and secluded yet close to everything! The kids enjoyed watching the ducks. We found the beds comfortable and kitchen equipped. Without TV or wifi it felt a bit like camping. What a nice chance to get away.
Fiona User Profile
April 2017
Lovely hosts. Secluded location in suburban Auckland. Check out Scouts cafe in nearby Torbay.
Anthony User Profile
March 2017
A delightful Cottage in which we enjoyed a lovely, relaxing holiday. The location was perfect; & our hosts Raffaela & Paolo were terrific throughout. We truly hope to stay again, and would highly recommend the Romantico Cottage!
Rob User Profile
March 2017
A beautiful cottage set in a secluded location, within easy reach of the bays for the beach or for visiting Auckland or shopping!! Very spacious and clean with all facilities provided. Very good price (compared to other apartments being advertised).
Merren User Profile
April 2016
The comfort and quiet respite from the weeks of travel was unsurpassed in this conveniently located cabin. Raffaella and Paola were both welcoming and attentive hosts. The cabin was in a quiet country pocket on the North Shore near Auckland which allowed us to utelise the conven…

Hosted by Paolo And Raffaela

Auckland, New ZealandJoined in July 2012
Paolo And Raffaela User Profile
21 Reviews
Raffaela and Paolo and their three daughters immigrated to New Zealand in 1997 for a lifestyle change. Both left behind their jobs and long hours as chartered accountants in Italy, where their roles also encompassed a law and business consultancy. After moving to Auckland, the…
Languages: English, Italiano
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a day
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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