Past guests have described Petite L'abri, (the cottage), as:

'the perfect spot, a very comfortable and inviting cottage, surrounded by flowers and birds'.

The cosy cottage is situated amongst the colourful and leafy garden on the lower slopes of the L’abri property with sea views of the Takamatua Bay.
It is open plan, light and airy. Not luxury, but includes many of the luxuries provided in the rooms of the main house.

These include:

  • Olive bathroom products
  • Chocolates
  • Homemade biscuits

Other amenities include:

  • Small kitchen
  • Continental breakfast
  • Bathroom with bath/shower
  • Queen bed with high quality bedding
  • Freeview TV
  • Heating
  • Outside deck with table and chairs
  • Wifi
  • Parking area
  • Garden Chairs
  • Sea view


Up to 31stJuly 2014 - NZ$195
From 1st August to 31st May - $215.00 per night


A poem written by a past guest;

The Autumn wind that blew us here
Did for us a favour
For now the garden sits with us
In spicy, golden flavour





7 Takamatua Bay Road, AKAROA, Banks Peninsula, New Zealand
Ph. & Fax: +64 3 3047833
Mobile: +64 27 2028521