P: +64 027 4468 664

Ashburton Retreat is nestled under oak trees overlooking the garden and pond.   Here we specialise in giving you the time you need to relax and unwind, offering delicious food and a complimentary bottle of wine with purchase of the dinner platter.  Relax in the wood fired hot tub and soak up the fresh country air.

The retreat and hot tub are set back from the main house giving you plenty of privacy.  With a check out time of 11.00am you will have every opportunity to enjoy your home cooked farm style breakfast using nothing but the freshest of ingredients.

With a fully qualified beauty therapist on site this is the perfect place for you to enjoy pure relaxation in a peaceful and private environment.  You may just want to extend your stay.

To add a touch of Romance to your getaway, be sure to add one of our Romantic Delights gift boxes to your booking.

For more activities to do in and around Canterbury while you are here we have complied a list of our personal recommendations to help you with your planning.

about the retreat

Inside the retreat

  • Studio bedroom

  • Luxurious feather and down-covered Super King bed

  • Ensuite includes luxurious personal toiletries, bathrobes, hairdryer and shower

  • Egyptian 100% cotton sheeting


  • Tea/Coffee making facilities

  • Flat-screen Smart TV Digital

  • Continental or cooked breakfast included

Outdoor features

  • Private wood fired hot tub

  • Parking

  • Lakeside setting

  • Private patio


  • Onsite beauty treatments available

  • Free WIFI and broadband internet

what our clients say

It was AMAZING!!!!!!  The hosts were great and friendly and were so accommodating!  The pamper packages (facial and massage) was great.  Nicky is so good at it.  We were blown away with the platter!  It was so packed.  There were things hidden underneath as you took things from the top.  Well worth the money!  Although the house is quite close it is a private space and it felt that you were totally secluded with just the ducks and the pond!  I cannot recommend this place enough, it was so relaxing and exactly what I needed!  I will definitely be telling people about it!  Jeanette Campbell – Christchurch

Upon arrival I headed to the beauty room for a divine massage and facial.  Dinner was lovely, we did our Couple Conversation cards, which was a great thing to do over dinner.  Our relationship has benefited from booking with you because neither of us had to do any of the organising, and it really was a surprise opening the big red box.  Both times you’ve organised our wedding anniversary we’ve been thrilled with the weekend.  Sharon & Kevin – Christchurch

We had a fabulous time over the weekend. My husband was pleasantly surprised at all the details you had gone into to keep it in the theme. Our favourite part was the fairy lights outside the room. They looked like a dream when we walked in. I must say Nicky was an amazing host who took care of the little things we needed and prepared a sumptuous breakfast that we loved. Thanks a ton for making our pre-anniversary celebration very special.  Devi and Vishnu – Christchurch


  • $350/night for 2 people

  • $450/night for single night

  • $165 - Romantic Delights gift box

  • $140 - Dinner platter + bottle of wine

  • $85 - 30min facial (per person)

Other info

  • 2-night minimum stay on weekends (Fri/Sat)

  • single night rate applies to Sun-Thur

  • check in 2pm, checkout 11am

  • payment plan available

get in touch

Contact Natasha for more information and to book

Phone: 027 4468 664

Email: natasha@RomanticGestures.co.nz

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