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Secret Garden Lodge - Marahau Holiday Home

Sandy Bay Marahau Road, Marahau, Abel Tasman National Park

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  • 8 People
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • No Smoking
  • Wifi


This is Abel Tasman's very own best kept, Marahau Secret Garden Lodge. A comfortable and relaxed holiday home, 200m from the beach, with a timeless design and tasteful decor throughout.

Wake in the morning and enjoy the tranquillity of the fully fenced, charming and characterful garden, where you'll discover ancient roses, mature fruit trees, natives trees and shrubs, all with the soundtrack of native birdsong from the active and close birds.

From the living space here at Secret Marahau Lodge, French doors open out onto the sundeck, where you can enjoy alfresco living and dining under the grape vine covered pergola. Fire up the gas BBQ, and get into holiday mode.

The garden is also ideal for kids, with a no-springs design trampoline, a children's swing, a swingball set and a petanque set to use on the large grassy areas.

If, after a busy day, an afternoon siesta is just what you need, you'll love being able to out your feet up in the master bedroom opening out onto the wide verandah with a garden outlook. If you're sleeping upstairs, enjoy views of the sea, treetops, and even the stars through large skylights.

During those colder months, Secret Marahu Lodge has an efficient wood-burning fireplace that warms the whole house. The bathroom is also well-heated, and all the beds have electric blankets available. So be prepared to get cosy!

Secret Marahu Lodge is so close to some of the best parts of this region. It's within walking distance of the entrance to Abel Tasman National Park, a safe swimming beach is just 200m from the gate, and the local shop, as well as quality eateries and takeaways, are also just a short walk away.

Local activities include kayaking, boating, horse riding, mountain biking, walking and bird watching. Or use this as an ideal base to explore the whole Tasman region on day trips!

Look no further for something special this trip, the Secret Garden Lodge welcomes you.

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Bedroom Configuration

  • Bedroom 1 (Level 1): 1 Queen Size Bed
  • Bedroom 2 (Level 2): 1 Queen Size Bed, 1 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 (Level 2): 4 Single Bed

Bathroom Configuration

  • Bathroom 1 (Level 1): 1 Basin, 1 Shower, 1 Toilet

Linen available at additional charge

Available at this property for $25 per person. You’ll see the option for our linen service in the ‘Add-Ons’ section during your booking.


  • BBQ
  • Dishwasher
  • Driveway (private)
  • Dryer
  • Family Friendly
  • Fenced (fully)
  • Fireplace (closed / pot belly)
  • Freeview
  • Fridge / Freezer
  • Hair dryer
  • Heater (electric)
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Parking (off-street)
  • Parking (on-street)
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • WIFI
  • Wood supplies
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Guest reviews for Secret Garden Lodge

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Stayed December 2021

Great family holiday home

Stayed December 2021

Loved this stay. Great location, plenty of space in the house, and lots to do for kids.

Stayed November 2021

Warm, inviting, sunny and beautiful home! The house is very tidy and has everything. There’s even a couple of cheeky weka roaming around the gardens which are a neat treat.

Stayed October 2021

The house was perfect thank you! Relaxing, comfortable and good location.

Stayed January 2021

Nice quiet home in garden setting near beach. Enjoyed our stay.

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