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Romantic Spa Experience in Luxurious Creekside Honeymoon Cottage in the Landings

Bedrooms 1
Space 675 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Perfect getaway, minutes to fishing/kayaking/beaches, professionally decorated.

Treat your loved one to a couple of nights at Heron's Retreat in this newly renovated 1 bedroom cottage nestled into the trees in the Steinhatchee Landing development. As owners we are very strong believers in delivering an excellent experience at an incredible price. We want to be the best in luxury and the most affordable too. Why not get pampered without breaking the bank. Check out our reviews and see what other guests are saying about us. Our cottage got more 5 star reviews in 2016 than any other property in Steinhatchee.

Heron's Retreat sits creekside with a gently flowing creek immediately off the back porch and walking trails that wind through the tree hammock and down to the river. It is important to note of the eight honeymoon cottages, ONLY the creekside cottages have back porches that offer a view of the creek and walking trails.

Heron's Retreat is professionally decorated with some gorgeous artwork and décor that makes it stand out from any other property. Newly painted interior and exterior, you will find the cottage to be immaculate! Brand new flat screen TV's and bluetooth audio system add to the quality experience and ours is by far the most updated of all the honeymoon cottages.

The back porch will create a feeling of being immersed in the trees with high end patio furniture for a perfect cup of morning coffee, or evening beverage. Just listening to the creek and birds will make it hard to ever leave. Wait till you hang out on the on the swing, you will love it!!!

Brand new posturepedic pillow top mattress, with 1000 thread count linens, with a lofty down-like comforter with Duvet cover invites you for a luxuriously restful sleep. The brand new convertible sofa will provide additional sleeping if you decide to bring the little ones.

Steinhatchee Landing Development is an amazing 30 acre preserve with a full time staff of groundskeepers that ensure that everything remains beautiful. With weddings a commonplace, the onsite Chapel, and Koi ponds provide some amazing photograpy moments. Park your boat right at the community dock, light a fire at one of the firepits by the river, or just relax on one of the rocking chairs at the waters edge. Also feel free to use the community pool and indoor spa and sauna to enhance your Heron's Retreat experience.

More Details

Abby and Steve Hale
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 March, 2018

About Abby and Steve Hale

Abby and Steve have been married for 12 years and have 2 beautiful daughters Savannah 9, and Callie 7. We are both boat and nature enthusiasts, and love to share our experiences with others.

Abby and Steve Hale purchased this cottage in 2015

Why Abby and Steve Hale chose Steinhatchee

This property is simply amazing! We have been in love with Steinhatchee for 15 years, and this is our second vacation property in the area. When the opportunity came up to purchase a Honeymoon Cottage in Steinhatchee Landing resort, we jumped on it. These cottages are soooo Cute!!! Never have we seen a more romantic place. The fireplace and the jetted tub, combined with a porch that is to die for, is a "see it for yourself" kind of thing. The grounds are outstanding and well taken care of.

What makes this cottage unique

Resort lifestyle in a fishing village. Excellent amenities including jetted tub, fireplace viewing, creekside porch, petting zoo on site, sauna, exercise room, and 10 person spa next to the pool area. Did we mention, boat slip on first come first serve basis.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Steinhatchee in Taylor County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 675 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • resort ...
  • village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
  • Double Jacuzzi tub with gas fireplace and 32inch flat screen tv, Rain shower head and hand made bath products
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , One King 4 poster bed with convertible sofa, fireplace
  • Beautiful suite with stone gas fireplace and reclaimed wood beams and floors. 40inch Flat screen TV, small dining nook, and convertible sofa
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing


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(54 traveller reviews)

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Romantic Spa Experience in Luxurious Creekside Honeymoon Cottage in the Landings
average rating of 4.962963 based on 54 reviews

WoW!! From the moment you walk in; you feel like you are in a whole other world.

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely even more beautiful in person! We came to celebrate our 23rd Wedding Anniversary and are so happy we did. It was an absolutely perfect weekend!

We almost didn't make it, as I was very sick-even on our way there. But I am so glad my husband talked me into it. Just what the doc ordered...and then some!! As soon as you walk in, it is very welcoming and cozy. All the little extra details made us feel so at home and yet so very pampered at the same time. And even if you didn't want the romance; you can't "not have" the romance!! *wink wink* Great place to totally relax, de-stress, disconnect from the outside world and spend quality time with that special someone. We can't wait to go back!! ♡

  • Review Submitted: 04-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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We had a wonderful time. The cottage was beautiful, well equipped and cozy.

  • 5 of 5

The resort was quiet and relaxing. We have highly recommended the cottage to others and would be happy to stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very relaxing during this time...

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for sharing your home with us. We had a wonderful, relaxing time. There were only a few at the resort at the time we were there, so it made it really quiet. We hope to be back one day.

Teresa and Craig

  • Review Submitted: 25-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Cute on the outside, Cozy on the inside!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Heron was wonderful! With many amenities you would find at an upscale hotel. Owner's Abby and Steve have provided a tastefully decorated and well maintained cottage. With a two sided fireplace the ambience of the warm glowing fire was visible from both the 4 poster king size bed and from the two person spa tub in the very elegant bath. Just steps from the back screen porch a wooded nature's walk leads to the resorts pool and river amenities. Our stay was most enjoyable!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect mini getaway!!

  • 5 of 5

We LOVED spending our 3rd anniversary in Abby and Steve’s cottage! We cooked a delicious dinner with all the kitchen essentials and were comforted by luxe bedding and spa salts! The Landings is an adorable spot in our beloved Steinhatchee. Thank you both for allowing us to stay here! We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing! Breathtaking!

  • 5 of 5

I have to say it has been one of my best Thsnksgiving getaways! The room is stunning and the attention to detail cannot be beat!!!! We will b back!!!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £36.1

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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