Tartufo Nero otherwise known as Périgord or Black truffles are simply exquisite. Their subtle aroma is very sensual – characterised by earthy flavours, with overtones of sweet forest-floor notes. Their scent lifts flavours when added to other ingredients, leaving a lingering moreish aftertaste. Like all truffles, black truffles have an affinity with pasta or eggs. We savour the first Black truffle of the winter in a traditional Périgord Omelette aux Truffles – truffle omelette.
We have travelled extensively and this is definitely one of our most favourite Airbnb's so far. Rebecca is a wonderful host and the property is in an idyllic setting. Highly recommended.
If you are in the market for a getaway that is a bit special and boutique then this is the place. Nestled in grape vines, truffles, figs and orchards, the retreat offers a perfect place to reset- with comfortable, warm and modern interiors. Thanks so much Rebecca and Pete. Your space is just...
I can not state enough how excellent our stay was. The setting is beautiful, the home modern with nice furnishings and appliances, and thoughtful inclusions that made the stay relaxing. We found this to be a great launch point for our excursions into Nelson, Abel Tasman for the water...
Fantastic place to stay. Breakfasts were delicious, hosts friendly and the views were endless. Peaceful and great location, with river handy for a refreshing swim. We'll be back!
Great place. Lovely location in the countryside, peaceful and relaxing. The Retreat is well equipped and very comfortable, and the breakfasts are to die for!
Rebecca and Pete are the most gracious hosts. Never have we had two nicer and accommodating people. The fresh vegetables from their garden, fresh bread, museli, fresh jams, and juice. Every amenity you could possibly want to cook beautiful dinners and meals. The River Road retreat is a true gem...
Loved this place with its lovely vibe, surrounded by established trees and gardens, with magnificent sunsets over the mountain backdrop to the west. Quiet location, not far from all the area has to offer, with astute culinary recommendations provided by our hosts, who also pampered us with...
Paul, New Zealand