Set up in an Edwardian style villa La Rivera is B&B and art Gallery that provides the charm of the riverside cottage with generous dollop of luxury.
Downstairs is the art studio of hostess Sue ** which offer a selection of her Salvadore Dali style artwork. Upstairs is where guests you can “enjoy the unique sunsets from the warm wood fire heated lounge room, or deck”. Guests can embrace the many board games or just relax and read from the extensive bookcase. A large dining room and kitchen make this venue “perfect for staff conferences and group getaways”.
This boutique guest house has 5 bedrooms, each with their own name and infusion of European influenced design. This includes for example the ‘Fleur-de-lis’ room with its wonderful ornate tiled fireplace. King size bed and a single making it ideal for small family, or can be split into three singles.
The B&B facilities include WiFi Internet, a fully equipped large kitchen, a dining room with stunning views plus a large lounge with cosy yunca wood burner. In addition to providing bike hire and continental breakfast. An Idea stay for visiting families, free independent travelers, business conferences, wedding, or the weekend fishing trip.
La Riviera makes a great base of operations for exploring the Southern Scenic Route the tourist highway in New Zealand linking Queenstown, Fiordland, Te Anau and the iconic Milford Road to Dunedin via, Riverton, Invercargill and The Catlins. The Southern Scenic Route is a journey that allows access to deserted beaches, lush rain forest, pristine lakes and stunning mountain vistas.
While Riverton itself is an eclectic town surrounded by stunning natural beauty. Thirty km from Invercargill, Riverton’s population is an interesting mix of artists and fishermen. The town spans Jacob’s River Estuary, a picturesque location framed by the vast, sweeping coastline. A popular seaside and holiday resort, Riverton/Aparima is known as the ‘Riviera of the South’.