The Love Shack | 76A Te Akau Road, Okere Falls, Rotorua

  • Garden Seating

  • Garden Seating

The Loveshack is located on the shore of Lake Rotoiti at Okere Falls 20km from Rotorua city off S.H.33 to Tauranga.

If you are looking for peaceful and private bach style accommodation in Rotorua, The Love Shack located on the shore of Lake Rotoiti is a self contained cottage that is perfect for that romantic holiday you deserve. Relax amongst the native garden or bring your own boat and try your luck at fishing for Rainbow Trout or just play on the water. Visit the many bays and beaches including the famous Manupirua Hot Pools which are only accessible by boat. On your return tie up at the jetty and step ashore. If you don’t have your own boat, charter our boat, “Ratanui”. See our web page Classic Cruises for more information.

Guests also have free use the rowing / sailing dinghy or kayaks to explore our local Okere inlet. Visit the Okere Falls Store & Beer Garden by boat or a short stroll. There are numerous activities close by including boat rides, scenic bush walks, world famous white water rafting, golfing, mountain biking and thermal attractions. The Loveshack is also Pet Friendly.

For larger groups wishing to book the Love Shack, and needing an additional bedroom , the Pohutukawa room can be used as part of the total accommodation of the Loveshack. The Pohutukawa room is only rented as part of the Love Shack, not independently, and so guests are assured of an exclusive rental.

The room is equipped with queen bed, tv, small kitchenette & en-suite. The “Pohutukawa” room is very private, with wonderful lake views over a native bush setting. Please enquire separately for this room.

To make a booking for The Love Shack, use the Book a Bach function below or contact us with your enquiry.


Cottage Contains

  • 1 Bedroom with Double bed
  • Separate bathroom
  • Lounge area with 3/4 sofa bed
  • Full kitchen facilities
  • Outdoor BBQ, furniture and patio heater
  • TV, Stereo & DVD Player
  • Unfortunately The Love Shack is not wheelchair friendly

Use of

  • Row/Sailboat and Kayaks
  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Wireless internet  (limited areas)



  • Hot pools accessed by boat
  • Boat Charter
  • White water rafting
  • Bush walks around Okere Falls
  • Tauranga/Whakatane beaches
    (45 min drive)
  • Store/Cafe & Beer Garden within walking distance (25min)
  • Handy to all Rotorua tourist attractions


Minimum stay two nights

  • Dec 23rd thru 31st Jan:
    $200.00 per night per double
  • Oct 1st – Dec 19th & Feb 1st – Apr 30th:
    $180.00 per night per double
  • May thru Sep
    $145.00 per night per double
  • Extra Adult Charge:
    Extra adults up to max 4 people is $30/night. Under 18 free
  • A compulsory cleaning fee of $60 applies