Havan's Ecotourist Retreat B&B in Byron Bay Hinterlands NSW
Havan's Ecotourist Retreat B&B Byron Bay Hinterlands New South Wales Bed and Breakfast Yoga Lodgings Accommodations

Host: Brigitte Havan Odum


Guestrooms: 4

Address: Havan's Ecotourist Retreat, Lot 1, Lawler's Rd., The Channon, NSW, Australia 2480

Telephone/Fax: 02 6688 6108

Activities/Attractions: Byron Bay is famous for it's beautiful  beaches, unspoilt hinterland, and relaxed easy-going lifestyle. From the lush hinterland to the sparkling beaches on the coast, the region is full of natural wonders. Byron Bay is a melting pot of surf culture, alternative philosophies and hedonistic indulgence.

The laid-back towns of Ballina, Lennox Head and Brunswick Heads, plus the arts-loving villages of Bangalow and Mullumbimby, combine the casual vibe of coastal retreats with a touch of city style.

The Northern Rivers region in which Byron Bay is situated is known as "Summerland" - with  average summer temperatures of 21C-28C, and average winter temperatures of 15C-21C, a delightfully temperate sub-tropical climate which allows both locals and visitors  to enjoy a wide range  of outdoor leisure activities. Byron Bay has quite a high rainfall giving rise to beautiful stretches of coastal rainforest. Local activities available include:

  • Eco walks in the nearby rainforests
  • Tours to Crystal Castle, Minyon Falls, Protestor Falls
  • Nimbin Art Gallery
  • Byron Bay beaches
  • Nightcap Equestrian Park with trail rides
  • Massage
  • Tennis
  • Swimming
  • Pottery
  • Fishing
  • Bush walking
  • ART
  • Yoga tuition

"I thought this was a wonderful place It made me feel at home, I was so relaxed. It was so fabulous."

"This place is full of mystery, beauty and magic. Thanks to your hostess's flair, Divinity is abound here."

"Went here for our honeymoon. Quaint accommodation Absolutely Beautiful space to relax or go for a walk and discover the magnificent babbling creeks winding around the lush country side. Very lovely couple who run the haven are quite attentive to your needs. Well worth the drive and stay."

"Wonderful hosts, comfortable and exotic accommodation in a pristine ecosystem. Highly recommended for recharging the body and soul."

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General Information: Welcome to Havan's Ecotourist Retreat Bed and Breakfast in Terania Creek in north-east New South Wales, Australia ... 30 minutes from Lismore and 45 minutes from Byron Bay. Halfway between The Channon village and Protestor Falls, enjoy exotic accommodation set amidst native Australian rainforest.

Havan's Ecotourist Retreat is ideal for photographers and nature lovers. Platypus, wallabies, pythons, koalas and numerous birds and butterflies abound. A pristine water hole just at your doorstep and the sound of running water and birds all around you. We only cater for a limited number of guests who feel a sense of mystery and solace from surrounding Nature. For a real treat of both body and mind, for a Holy-day to remember ... don't forget to knock on Havan's door.

  • Each guest is waited for, then waited on with a blend of Asian hospitality and European flair
  • Rooms have views of Terania Creek
  • Abundant wildlife, including platypus, numerous native birds and rare butterflies abound
  • Large "billabong" (water hole) at your door step
  • Spa bath available
  • Other meals can be arranged
  • Tea and coffee facilities in all rooms, rain and spring water
  • Picnic baskets and salads can be ordered from the Tea House Gallery in the Channon village, or pies and sandwiches from the Channon Shop
  • Lunch and dinner is also available from the Channon Pub
  • Dinner meals can be arranged by your hosts, if ordered by morning
  • Vegetarian meals can also be catered for

Payment Accepted: Visa, MasterCard.

Rates: (Prices quoted in AUD Dollars).

$45/each extra guest/night (
Art Room and King Room only)

Breakfast is included, served from 8am to 9.30am.

"Thanks Brigitte for sharing your little slice of heaven with us, and for your warm hospitality. What a great place! Ben and I absolutely enjoyed our stay and just loved the relaxing atmosphere. I highly recommend this place. It is a wonderful B&B in a green and beautiful area."

"Thank you for everything, We had the most wonderful weekend in your beautiful home."

"Peaceful and grounding. Beautiful area. Nice place to give your brain a rest and your senses a treat."

"My favourite scared holiday. Loved the hosts and the morning breakfast. Feels like home."

"Our stay at Havan's was absolutely fantastic! Even the poor weather couldn't dampen the experience. The creek could be heard from our room, bubbling away through the rain. Everything was beautifully romantic."