Chalets @ Terraced Gardens Motueka
Newly built and opened December 2008, Chalets @ Terraced Gardens are three self-contained chalets in a garden setting, high on the hill with panoramic views of the mountains and the Riwaka Valley and Tasman Bay. Each chalet contains: a Queen-sized bed with electric blanket, ensuite, fridge, kitchenette with microwave, electric frying pan, tea and coffee making facilities and toaster, Digital, Freeview, 32 inch LCD TV for perfect reception, double sofa bed which could accommodate two extra persons or suit twin occupancy, table and chairs, ceiling fan, heater. All linen, crockery and utensils and essentials supplied. An adjacent BBQ area with two gas BBQ's and large BBQ table is for the use of all guests. One chalet has a ramp for access and facilities suitable for disabled use. Although quiet and peaceful Terraced Gardens is central to many of the attractions that make this area a favourite for visitors. The Riwaka hotel is only 1.5 km away for meals or 8 km to Kaiteriteri Beach for restaurants, cafe's and takeaway. This beach is also one of the most popular in the South Island for its safe, sheltered swimming, golden sand and as the start of a sea kayaking or aqua taxi trip along the coast of the Abel Tasman National Park which can include some of the famous scenic walks. A day trip can easily encompass Golden Bay and Farewell Spit, or the wineries and galleries of Nelson, Mapua and Moutere.