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Phone 027 224 3593

Contact Person Nat

Address 4/311 Flume Road, Cambridge, New Zealand View Map

Email info@thegoodliferetreat.nz

Website https://thegoodliferetreat.nz/

The Good Life Retreat is the ultimate bespoke getaway, combining the best of luxury and nature from a designer home situated within a hand-crafted, rural animal retreat.

Whether it’s a family staycation, couples retreat or group getaway, they have tailored packages to suit you.

Get up close and personal with the hand-reared animals while basking in the luxuries of the retreat.

Relax and unwind under the stars in an outdoor bath (master room); rejuvenate and detox in the barrel-styled sauna; enjoy an incredible rural view while soaking in the spa or dip into the plunge pool heated all year round.

Finally, pop open the rustic door to their bespoke wine cellar and select a bottle from their variety of wines, suited to your taste.

This truly is a once in a lifetime experience. Every booking ensures exclusive use of the bespoke, rural retreat.

The Good Life Retreat has two rooms (shared bathroom) and one room with ensuite, all designed and built with relaxation, privacy and a true nature-immersed experience in mind. Each exquisite room ensures sole access to the Retreat, its luxury facilities as well as a unique animal feeding experience. Only a ten-minute drive from Cambridge – the escape features an idyllic setting, on-site adventure & relaxation as well as customisable add-ons to take it to the next level.

Open the doors to the landscape and immerse yourself in its beauty before the exploring begins. The Good Life Retreat has a “our home is your home’ philosophy. You will have full use of a beautifully labelled pantry, all homely amenities, as well as being n charge of feeding and loving their friendly animals.



Minimum 2-night stay. Featuring a solid fourposter bed, the honeymoon suite is for the luxurious, the romantic and those who enjoy ultimate comfort. If you are lucky enough to wake up early, the sunrise from your pillow is like no other. Features a spacious ensuite and internal access to the designer outdoor bath. From $1099 per night.


Minimum 2-night stay. Featuring access to all three suites in the retreat, this package is the perfect way to relax and indulge with friends.

From $1199 per night. Price for three guests — additional guests start at $259 per night.


2 adults and up to 4 children (under 14 years). Minimum 2-night stay.

Take your family on the ultimate rural adventure escape. With all doors in the retreat open, there will be space for everyone to relax, unwind and get amongst the magic of nature.  Whether it’s adventure or relaxation you’re after, there will be something for everyone.

The children will revel in the animal feeding experience, getting up close and personal with a variety of different species.

From $1299 per night.



Fully equipped Kitchen

Outdoor Wood Fired Pizza Oven

Indoor gas fire

Wine barrel smoker


Home labelled pantry

Outdoor fire

Outdoor bath


Plunge pool

Viewing platform


Veggie garden

Wine cellar

State of the art Gym

Hair dryer and straighteners

Ironing facilities

The Good Life Retreat

4/311 Flume Road, Cambridge, New Zealand

11km from Cambridge

Cambridge is close to:
Auckland 1 hr 45 min
Hobbiton 30 min
Hamilton Airport 15 min
Waitomo Caves 50 min
Te Awamutu 25 min
Avantidrome 2 min
Hamilton Gardens 15 min
Raglan 1 hr
Rotorua 1 hr
Tauranga 1 hr
Lake Karapiro 15 min
Sanctuary Mountain 30 min
Te Awa Cycle Trail 2 min
The Boatshed Kayaks 15 min

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