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Enjoy our shared Home in Marahau

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Enjoy our shared Home in Marahau

Private room in farm stay
2 guests1 bedroom1 bedShared half-bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
Shared half-bath
Great location
95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Indoor fireplace
This is one of a few places in the area that has this feature.
Great communication
90% of recent guests rated Vasumi 5-star in communication.

Welcome to our Home, with river running next to Abel Tasman NP. The beach is 1km down the road.
Bask on sun decks, with relaxing views of pond and gardens, accompanied by sounds of nature.
Pick tea herbs to prepare in shared kitchen. Ours is a relaxed household with a cat.
Enjoy stars and river-song from the nurturing hot outside bath in our unique bathroom, surrounded by greenery. Our compost toilet is earth-friendly and outside the house.
Your double bedroom is private, with desk and chair.


Indoor fireplace
Hot water
Unavailable: Smoke detector
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported smoke or carbon monoxide detectors on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed



37 reviews
Outstanding hospitality
Quick responses
Stylish space
Shona User Profile
October 2019
The host canceled this reservation 85 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
Vasumi User Profile
Response from Vasumi:
Due to the reservation being over xmas, when no one will be here...
October 2019
Widge User Profile
December 2018
Absolutely a delight to stay in Vasumi’s home. The social interaction with such a delightful crew was the highlight for us as well of course as the Mayan personal information. Music, laughter, comfort, stunning nature, and best of all different from the usual experience which…
Peter User Profile
December 2019
Vasumi welcomed us with open arms, it is a wonderful place very close to nature! The outside shower is a special experience and there's a beautiful river just 2 min walk!
Ilya User Profile
December 2019
One of the most pristine places in the area and one of the most kind spirited hosts I have experiences on AirBnB. A beautiful experience from the moment I arrived. <3
Travis User Profile
November 2019
Truly a special place. Amrita has a wonderful energy about him. Didn't have a chance to meet with vasumi but the ambience about the whole farm speaks for itself.
Claire User Profile
October 2019
Good location in the very small but charming town of Marahau at the feet of Abel Tasman Park. Car needed to access the big house, as you’ll go through a less than a kilometer of gravel road and a small stream to cross - any car will do just fine. Pretty room in a hobo-hippy…
Vasumi User Profile
Response from Vasumi:
Thanks for your clear and accurate portrayal... and yes to Fat Tui burgers being the best!!! Journey well...
October 2019
Nicolas User Profile
October 2019
Vasumi's home is great place to discover Abel Tasman. Moreover there is an outsider bath.

Hosted by Vasumi

Marahau, New ZealandJoined in March 2014
Vasumi User Profile
60 Reviews
I have been a traveler... Of a turtle style... I arrive in places and stay months to really feel a place and its people... I returned HOME to NZ, here in Marahau to the home my ex-partner and I built some 17 years ago and to which I return periodically, to reset my…
Interaction with guests
We are available to assist you to find adventures in the region during your stay. There is trekking, swimming, kayaking, fishing and myriad of outside activities available in the area. Personal Yoga Classes, Massage, Astrology and Tarot sessions are available for an extra cost…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Checkout: 12:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm

House Rules

  • Not suitable for children and infants
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events