About

Solscape is a work in progress. Our diverse accommodation range has been consciously designed to fit within our primary goals of minimizing our ecological footprint and inspiring visitors with working models of sustainable living. We regard our accommodations and facilities as functional, earthy and simple. Each building presenting a style of its own yet somehow tied to the whole by a common thread, truth.   

Solscape is a place to breakaway for relaxation and rejuvenation. We offer a venue space for meetings, workshops, and retreats. Also keep an eye on our events section as throughout the year we host inspiring and practical sustainability & holistic well-being programmes.

Our special features include:

*Venue space  * Courses, Workshops & Retreats *Inhouse Catering *Woodfired Earth Oven and BBQ *Food gardens

*Top value Surf lessons with our onsite Solsurfer surf school     *Onsite Yoga classes & Massage therapy 

*Adobe Earth domes  *Eco baches  *Tipi retreat        *Recycled Railway Carriage and Cabooses   *Van and Tent sites

 

 

Featured Accommodation

  • Eco Bach

    Self Contained

    Solscape has been created as a place of rest and rejuvenation while offering opportunities to reconnect with nature and to explore ways of existing in our lives with lighter ecological footprints. We have an eclectic range of self contained accommodation, each unique in its own way. Please explore the options and choose one to suit your needs. [...]

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    Earth Dome

    using the freely available material of earth, each earth dome has been constructed as a separate workshop in a very hands on learning experience. many hands young and old have helped in the process of their creation. these beautifully flowing round structures have their own personality and time spent in one of our domes is a unique and [...]

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    Cabooses

    solscape is home to 12 authentic NZ railway carriages, recycled and fit-out for a good nights sleep. choose from our double, twin, dorm, shared and family cabooses. communal facilities include: spacious grounds book exchange outdoor BBQ and pizza oven fire place kitchen with fridges, 2 x 4 burner hobs, small oven, kettles, crockery, cutlery, pots [...]

  • Solscape-Tipi

    Tipis

    a five minute bush walk takes you to the tipi retreat with four double, one twin and a  larger tipi sleeping four. each tipi is set upon poured earth or natural timber floors and are weather proofed with a rain-catcher. the tipis have traditional smoke flaps which can be left open for star gazing on clear [...]

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    Camping

    at solscape we offer two very different camping experiences. Te Ao Whanga consisting of 6 campervan sites and 8 tent sites,Te Ao Whanga camp rests on sacred maori land neighboring solscape. indoor outdoor kitchen and dining area with dining table, gas cooktop, fridge, toaster, jug, crockery and cutlery solar heated showers toilets   please note [...]

Activities

Soscape-activities

Whether you are young or not so, on your own or in a group, Solscape offers a range of activities from ‘full on adrenalin’ to as leisurely as you like. Take a surf lesson from our expert instructors with our onsite surf school ‘Solsurfer’, try Yoga, climb the sacred Mt Karioi, get your hands and [...]

Groups

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Set upon ten acres with sweeping sea views, Solscape provides a special environment for your school trip, gathering of family or friends, wedding, or work event. We happily work with groups of any size to design your ideal catered event package or simply provide the canvas for you to create your own special visit. If [...]

Education

Soscape-education

We are also a Progressive Learning centre!  Educating our community of locals and travellers together on the globally important  arts of sustainability and holistic well-being, with regular workshops, Permaculture Design Cert. programmes, film-screenings,  etc.  Creating this environment for learning and living in a conscious way has been our long-held vision, the true spirit of Solscape, and it’s evolution is an exciting [...]

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