Forest Retreat

Tapovan is a beautiful cottage retreat nestled in the native forest where the sky meets the ocean. Manuka and kauri pour down from Tapovan's heights to the black sands of Karekare Beach. Winding pathways lead to secluded meditation spots, streams, and waterfalls. Other features of Sacred Earth—such as the meditation temple and the sacred Pou—are all within walking distance. Here, the raw magnificence of nature allows us to relinquish our limitations, and to open up to the unique essence of reality.

Tapovan generally houses permanent residents, but rooms are occasionally made available for guests from time to time. Usually these are for shorter stays, but longer retreats can sometimes be arranged, especially when residents are away. Contact us to express your interest.