Lava Lounge has a whole lot of style & warmth! Bake on the massive sun deck, roast by the fire or simmer in the spa. Features a private deluxe 6-8 person spa, outdoor shower, large living area, gas fireplace, great sea views and a large sunny deck with great sunloungers & outdoor furniture. Suits almost everyone from couples to large families/groups sleeping up to 10 people (although it can sleep 12 with the adjoining downstairs self-contained unit, also known as the Sweet As Studio).
The Sleeping Situation: The Lava Lounge has 3 bedrooms all with high quality linens & pillows. 2 rooms have a king size bed and set of bunks and the 3rd has a set of bunks (note the king beds can be seperated into singles if required).
LAVA LOUNGE FACILITIES & FEATURES
*3 bedrooms sleep 10 people in this modern house with lots of local & surf inspired art work
*Ocean views from the deck & living area
*The adjoining self-contained unit downstairs sleeps an extra 2 people if needed
*Open plan kitchen & living area with large bifold doors leading out to the spacious sunny deck
*1 deluxe 6-8 person spa situated in the garden
*Island cooking station and large solid puriri wood dining table
*A fully equipped kitchen plus a great range of kitchen condiments
*Large wooden table & chair set plus two sun loungers
*1 bathroom with shower & toilet plus an extra separate toilet
*Free-standing outdoor gas heater & BBQ
*High quality bed & bath linens
*Flat screen Sky TV with most channels including sports & movies
*DVD & small DVD library
*Natural shampoos, conditioner & body soap
*CD stereo, phone (phone cards available for toll calls)
*Washing machine & dryer
*Off street parking
*Robo can with natural pyrethrum sprays for summer insect control
*Eco-friendly cleaning products
*Freshly roasted coffee and teas, milk on arrival
*Pets are allowed inside and able to roam. We charge an extra $30.00 cleaning fee for the pet owners.
*Smoke-free - smoking permitted outside only
*Therapeutic in-house or local massage therapy available
*In-house catering options available - minimum numbers apply
*We can organise any local tours or attractions
*Service of towels & sheets on request
Rates shown below are based on 1-2 people. Any extra people thereafter cost $35 per person per night, and includes GST
From $195.00 per night
LAVA LOUNGE DIRECTIONS
From Raglan Township, turn left onto Wainui Rd. Drive 8km to Whale Bay . You come to a roundabout, turn left on to Whaanga Rd. The entrance to the Lava Lounge (there is a round black sign saying Karioi Outdoor Centre & Raglan Surf School ) is the second drive on the left, number 5a. The Lava Lounge is the top level of the first house on the left that you come to on this drive. The entrance is the walkway at the front of the house. Please park your car in the space in front of the house just below the deck. If there is more than one car others can park in the parking area just past the house on the left.
SLEEPING LADY LODGINGS BOOKING INFORMATION
MINIMUM STAY: Sleeping Lady Lodges have a two night minimum booking - there may be exceptions to this in the Winter or in the case of last minute bookings - so please check with us.
CHECKING IN & OUT: Check-in is at 2pm and check-out is at 10.30am on the day of departure. Late check-outs are usuallyoffered on a standby basis only (e.g. if nobody books to stay on the day of your departure).
CONFIRMING A BOOKING: To confirm an accommodation booking a 20% non-refundable deposit must be made, payable either by credit card or by direct credit to a bank account. Visa & Mastercard accepted (please note the Karioi Lodge backpackers requires a 50% deposit on booking). Please contact us for our bank details if you wish to make a deposit by direct credit.
SETTLING YOUR ACCOUNT AT OUR WHALE BAY OFFICE: The balance of your account must be paid before the day of your departure at our office in Whale Bay. The Sleeping Lady Lodging office is based at the Karioi Lodge and handles all general queries and bookings during opening hours (winter – 9am to 3pm, summer – 8am to 8pm). Outside these hours a 24hour on-call management service is available for emergencies.
HELP PLANNING YOUR DAY: Our friendly office staff can provide information or organize bookings for other activities around the Raglan area such as horse trekking, kayaking, scenic tours, fishing charters & harbour cruises.
PET POLICY: We don't mind you bringing a pet however there are some rules and also a $30 charge. Please enquire if you wish to bring a pet with you.
WHALE BAY SHOPPING: Please note that there are NO SHOPS in Whale Bay (apart from the fresh organic vegetables, fruit and free range eggs you can buy at the Sleeping Lady office just up the road) and the supermarket in Raglan closes at 8pm.