Featuring a tennis court and outdoor swimming pool, Smoky Cape Retreat is located in a beautiful natural setting surrounded by wildlife. All rooms include air conditioning and tea/coffee making facilities.

Smoky Cape Retreat is located in Arakoon, between the Smoky Cape Lighthouse and the Historic Trial Bay Jail. It is a short 5-hour drive from both Sydney and the Gold Coast, offering an ideal half-way stop.

Each suite has a flat-screen TV, heating and refrigerator. Two of the suites have a 2-person spa bath that looks onto a private courtyard, while the other suite features a separate lounge area and an private bathroom with shower over the bath.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Smoky Cape Retreat has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 3, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose Smoky Cape Retreat

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
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  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Gap Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • Trial Bay Front Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    1.3 miles from property
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Host Info

9.4
Host Review Score

We are a Neon Tuscan style guesthouse for couples. We are also pet friendly. We are situated in Arakoon on acreage which is only a few minutes drive to the main part of Sth West Rocks. We are halfway between the Lighthouse and Trial Bay. In winter we have an outdoor fireplace which guests can sit and use which overlooks the pool. The Garden Spa Suites are located at the rear of the property being completly private and quiet We are here to make sure you enjoy your stay with us and to explore our beautiful Macleay Vlley which is just outstanding.
Ken and Mary are your hosts which live on the property. We built this amazing property 22 years ago and love the quietness being on acreage with the amazing wild life we have here with kangaroos and the awesome bird life. We love what we do with a passion and love that we can accomodate our guests to enjoy our beautiful area that we live in.
We only have accommodation for couples. It is very safe staying here. We are on acreage and have been here for twenty two years. WE are only a few minutes drive to town. We are situated half way between the Lighthouse and Trial Bay.
Language spoken: English
Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Back creek cafe
    3.1 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Smoky cape lighthouse
    1.2 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Tribal bay
    2.5 miles
  • River Macleay
    3.1 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Gap Beach
    1.3 miles
  • Trial Bay Front Beach
    1.3 miles
  • Horseshoe Bay
    1.9 miles
  • South Smoky Beach
    2 miles
  • Off Leash Dog Beach
    3.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Port Macquarie Airport
    38.4 miles
  • Coffs Harbour Airport
    40.7 miles
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Amenities of Smoky Cape Retreat
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Electric kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Tennis equipment
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
  • Tennis court
Living Area
  • Dining area
Media & Technology
  • Cable channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Services
  • Baggage storage
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Accessibility
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Saltwater pool
Spa
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Smoky Cape Retreat takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Check-out

7:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Smoky Cape Retreat accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 6:00 PM and 8:00 AM.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

The fine print

Smoky Cape Retreat is happy to accommodate small dogs for an additional charge. If you plan to bring your dog, please contact Smoky Cape Retreat in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Please inform Smoky Cape Retreat of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

The New South Wales Government has issued a mandatory code of conduct outlining the rights and obligations of people either hosting or renting accommodations on a short-term basis, including a complaints process.

License number: PID-STRA-26384