Welcome to Armstrong's Folly
Welcome to Armstrong's Folly, Self-contained Cottage and Bed and Breakfast set in the heart of the stunning Tasman region. Our Mapua location surrounds you with amazing views of the Western Ranges and Tasman Bay, fantastic gardens and exceptional hospitality.
Our comfortable Mapua accommodation includes a self-catering cottage and a bed and breakfast suite.
Mapua - A Setting Like No Other
Our cottage and bed and breakfast suite are located in 1½ acres of delightful gardens. Take a stroll, wander and simply enjoy the peace and diversity of the region. Your welcoming hosts Marty and Carol are experienced in tourism and can help plan your itinerary to make the best out of your visit.
We offer a fully self-contained cottage with everything you might need for your stay including linen or an ensuited bed and breakfast studio.
Tranquil Tasman Location, Central Connections
Centrally located on a ridge in Mahana with glorious views from the Western Ranges to Tasman Bay, we are outside of Mapua and halfway between Nelson and the Abel Tasman National Park. Nelson and the Abel Tasman National Park are within a 30 minute drive. Only 5 minutes to the historic settlement of Upper Moutere or the seaside village of Mapua.
The Tasman area is world renowned for its wineries, cafes, restaurants, galleries and beaches. There are many cycle trails available and we can arrange bike hire.
Pit Stop or Wedding Base
We are a great base for attending weddings in the area or to rest and catch your breath in the middle of your New Zealand tour.
Complete Dining Flexibility
You can choose to be self-catering in our one or 2 bedroom cottage (breakfast or dinner available) or have the B and B option in our en-suite studio.
We, two couples, had a great time at Carol & Martys beautiful, perfect place. Stunning views and sunsets. The cottage is nice and big enough for 4 with two beautiful separate bedrooms, the garden great and the two hosts are helpful and lovely. We can definately recommend their place. - Heli