Cob Cottage

Come and stay in our beautiful cob cottage – it’s a work of art and a labour of love! Handmade using natural materials, from untreated native and exotic hardwood timbers to stomped clay, sand and straw walls, our cob cottage is perfect for back to basics glamping getaway.


Guests can cook in the shared communal outdoor kitchen and BBQ area, where you can also play boardgames or meet new friends. The cob cottage uses a separate gas shower and compost toilet block to complete a comfy glamping experience.

Check availability on the calendar on our listing on AirBnB and “instant book” there or CONTACT US and book directly with us.

$125 per night Fri & Sat, $110 per night Sunday to Thursday

Peak season $140 per night (Jan & Feb)

Check in 2pm, check out 11am

“Gorgeous little cob cottage, lots of thoughtful touches. Lovely to be back to nature. Only wish we had time to chill out there a little more. Thanks Nic!” Becky (Leigh)

Tara Retreat also offers relaxation or therapeutic massage and naturopath consultations at our onsite clinic and regular yoga classes  and private sessions at our purpose built studio on the grounds.

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