My boyfriend and I stayed in Bellbird cottage for three nights and did not want to leave! The cottage itself is beautifully decorated, warm and comfortable, and has a luxurious private spa which was perfect for relaxing in after a long day exploring. It is set in a beautiful garden belonging to the owners, Tessa and Vic who were extremely friendly and informative about the local area. We cannot recommend it highly enough and definitely hope to return in the future!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- At Fantail Lodge we offer a choice of two cottages. FANTAIL COTTAGE is an open-plan design, offering queen-bed accommodation with two extra single beds on a mezzanine floor. Ideal for a couple or family group. BELLBIRD COTTAGE offers queen-bed accommodation with the additional luxury of an outdoor spa pool for your personal enjoyment. A very special place for a couple to relax and unwind. Relax on your verandah, surrounded by our lush harbourside garden and enjoy the company of native birds. We are adjacent to a small sandy beach and offer guests free use of our kayaks. It is a short drive to all the attractions of the Otago Peninsula: Larnach Castle, Yellow-Eyed Penguin Reserve, Royal Albatross Colony, Sea Lions, Fur Seals and wild ocean beaches. Both cottages have self-catering facilities. A continental breakfast hamper can be provided if desired. The cottages are smoke-free. ... more less