The Boot

If you’ve ever wanted to live out your nursery rhyme fantasies, then here’s your chance. In Nelson, New Zealand you can actually stay in a house that’s shaped like a boot. Complete with a small roof, chimney and even bootlaces, The Boot’s interior is charming and cosy, filled with cute country-style wooden furniture, small trinkets and romantic fireplaces.

Just perfect for two, this unique bed and breakfast is set in a hazelnut grove comes complete with its own kitchenette, living room and master bedroom with Juliette balcony and en suite bathroom. Unlike the old woman who lived in the shoe though, you won’t run out of things to do here. Situated along the stunning Ruby Coast, The Boot is just minutes from Abel Tasman National Park, a wildlife haven of small inlets and beaches surrounded by clear turquoise waters. Hiking and kayaking are both popular pursuits in the area. There are also a number of art galleries and wineries in the area for you to explore.

Hosts, Judy and Steve Richards also provide guests with fresh flowers, complementary chocolates and candles, to complete your romantic abode.

Best suited to:
Couples looking for a charming and romantic retreat with a difference.

You should know that:
You can feed tame eels in the nearby stream.

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