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Bowker Beach House - Lord Howe Island luxury

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum 
Holiday Rental House
Beautifully designed beach house; spacious, private and very stylish. Catering for 2 guests only, we offer self-contained luxury with personal attention to your holiday needs. Fabulous location on our lagoon beach and an easy stroll to all amenities, Bowker Beach House is accessed via a winding boardwalk through native forest. Guests enjoy a wine, champagne and gourmet food selection, luxury king bed linen, sensational bathroom with Molton Brown toiletries and a deep bath, designer kitchen with coffee machine, dishwasher etc., loungeroom with full book and dvd library, foxtel, free wifi and phone, spacious outside relaxing areas with BBQ, hammocks, pushbikes, paddleboards, kayaks, snorkelling gear, beach chairs and shade, picnic hamper and backpacks. Your total privacy makes this a stando...Beautifully designed beach house; spacious, private and very stylish. Catering for 2 guests only, we offer self-contained luxury with personal attention to your holiday needs. Fabulous location on our lagoon beach and an easy stroll to all amenities, Bowker Beach House is accessed via a winding boardwalk through native forest. Guests enjoy a wine, champagne and gourmet food selection, luxury king bed linen, sensational bathroom with Molton Brown toiletries and a deep bath, designer kitchen with coffee machine, dishwasher etc., loungeroom with full book and dvd library, foxtel, free wifi and phone, spacious outside relaxing areas with BBQ, hammocks, pushbikes, paddleboards, kayaks, snorkelling gear, beach chairs and shade, picnic hamper and backpacks. Your total privacy makes this a standout property on Lord Howe; and our daily servicing and personal attention will ensure a totally relaxing holiday!
House Rules
Pets not allowedNot suitable for children
Check with ownerSmoking allowed
Bathrooms
1 Full bath

Meet the host
Lisa M
Hosting since May 2014
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Within a few hours

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Stacey P
Stacey P
1 contribution
Luxury island getaway
Bowker Beach House is a beautiful architecturally designed home that is perfectly situated on the idyllic Lord Howe Island. The board walk draws you into the cool garden of palms and then wraps around your luxury home away from home. We loved the details and comfort of the house and the catered extras, the local tips from Lisa & Rod. We felt thoroughly spoilt. Could do it all over again in a second!
Visited August 2023
Written 28 August 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
GrandTour534474
GrandTour534474
Thanks Stacey, nice to see you loved the perfect match of Lord Howe and Bowker....we'd love to spoil you another time!
Written 29 August 2023. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

ShiningLight_2013
ShiningLight_2013
Sydney, Australia2 contributions
Beautiful
Bowker Beach House has been a sanctuary in which to retreat to and then emerge from onto this most beautiful island. My husband and I have totally disconnected from our normal day-to-day and embraced all the opportunities to enjoy things that we personally enjoy individually and also together. I love the feeling of just hopping on a bike and just riding; riding around and not having to battle the elements of traffic and Sydney - that sense of freedom and exploration and beauty and feeling like a kid again. BBH is a beautifully designed house that captures and frames the views, these surroundings, this tropical oasis. Everywhere you look it has a sliver of that - that greenery. It's quiet, it's luxurious. It has everything that I could want and need - it's beautiful!
Visited July 2023
Written 4 August 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
GrandTour534474
GrandTour534474
Great to see you've really tuned into what makes Bowker and Lord Howe so unique...simple pleasures with beautiful Bowker to come home to! Thanks guys for the lovely review.
Written 17 August 2023. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Shani J
Shani J
1 contribution
An incredible experience
Bowker is truly something special. Lisa and Rod have thought about absolutely everything to make your stay on Lord Howe as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. The house itself is gorgeous and perfectly positioned on the island - close to the lagoon and a very short bike ride into town. Bikes are included and so are kayaks which we used to go over for a picnic on Rabbit Island. It feels like a proper luxury lodge and is catered like one too - but with sprinkles of personality to make it feel like a home. It is an incredible feat on an island so far removed from the rest of the world. Adding to this, your hosts feel like family and are incredibly warm people. We can't wait to get back - it is an incredibly magical place that we know will be a repeat holiday destination for a long time to come.
Visited June 2023
Written 17 June 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
GrandTour534474
GrandTour534474
Thank you Shani! We enjoyed meeting you, and seeing Bowker and Lord Howe work their magic...look forward to welcoming you again!
Written 20 June 2023. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

R B
R B
1 contribution
Its a match...paradise in paradise
We could write a book about our wonderful stay at Bowker Beach House and the hospitality shown by Lisa and Rod but there is no need. Just read the dozens of 5 star reviews preceding our stay and it covers everything we could say about this paradise. Everything about the island is unique and special and Bowker Beach House only enhances the experience. Thank you Lisa and Rod
Visited June 2023
Written 15 June 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
GrandTour534474
GrandTour534474
Thanks guys, glad you had a fabulous holiday!
Written 20 June 2023. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Aaron M
Aaron M
1 contribution
A wonderful resting place :-)
BEWARE! For an island that promotes its peacefulness and tranquillity, don’t be fooled! If YOU are fit and willing and really want to experience the best of the island you MUST venture past the comforts offered by this amazing house and EXPERIENCE THE WONDERS that Lord Howe Island offers. Whilst our stay was short we tested our bodies by riding bikes, swimming, hiking mountains and being buckled by big fish (fishing). Yet the most comforting part was returning to Bowker Beach House and enjoying the homely comforts which Rod and Lisa have so kindly shared with us. You will not regret booking at Bowker. We have already booked our return visit. THANK-YOU ROD AND LISA! THANK-YOU LORD HOWE ISLAND!
Visited June 2023
Written 13 June 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
GrandTour534474
GrandTour534474
THANK YOU AARON! Those kingies will be leaping into the boat in December; look forward to welcoming you both back to Bowker!
Written 15 June 2023. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Stephanie S
Stephanie S
1 contribution
Excellent
Lord Howe Island is just such a beautiful island and staying at Bowker Beach House made the holiday extra special. Bowker Beach House is perfectly located close to beaches, shops and restaurants. The beach house is extremely clean , and has beautiful linens to add. Everything is thought of from a full kitchen , books to relax, lots of activities from canoes, snorkels and bikes to explore. Lisa and Rod are fabulous hosts , so easy to communicate with , lovely people .
Visited January 2023
Written 24 February 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
GrandTour534474
GrandTour534474
Thanks Steph, glad you enjoyed a special holiday at Bowker, and had fun with all our great inclusions...I have a feeling the magic of Lord Howe will pull you back!
Written 1 March 2023. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Andrew Ling
Andrew Ling
Sydney, Australia8 contributions
Perfect
This is our second visit to Bowker Beach House , the first being in July 21 during the pandemic when the island was virtually devoid of tourists as Sydney was locked down. Despite having fairly ordinary weather we experienced Lord Howe in the winter for two weeks which was still stunning. The accomodation is so perfect that snuggling up with a book in this house is lovely. There is not one thing that Lisa and Rod have not thought of ! Quality linen , comfortable bed and lounges, well appointed kitchen, even tea lights in the bathroom. Hence we had to return in warmer weather to experience the summer , which was superb. The house is ideally located across from the lagoon allowing for early morning swims and walks. Having the flexibility to cook , even if it is only breakfast and lunch makes for a relaxing break. Truly one of the nicest holiday accommodation we have stayed in.
Visited October 2022
Written 8 February 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
GrandTour534474
GrandTour534474
And truly some of the nicest guests we've ever welcomed! Thanks for your great input guys...glad you had a fab holiday, and were so comfy at Bowker across the seasons.
Written 9 February 2023. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

KCS
KCS
Stanley, Australia13 contributions
Devine - Home amongst the palm trees with private garden views from every room, across the road from lagoon beach
Absolutely 10/10 accommodation and hosts. Set in the midst of Kentia palms and island trees, setting is perfect, location is perfect halfway along the flat lagoon road, the bikes provided were used to take us everywhere, including out to dinner, past capella to the other end of the island, to the jetty, to the start of walks. The kayaks with viewing glass are also great. Kitchen is perfectly suited to cooking holiday meals, lounge is so relaxing and the hosts have good taste in books with a great contemporary selection on the lounge library. Every minor detail has been thought of with lots of thoughtful touches like a welcome basket of goodies, wine and beer in fridge. Immaculately clean, tidy with no signs of a ‘tired’ beach house, looks brand new.
Visited August 2022
Written 18 August 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
GrandTour534474
GrandTour534474
Thanks so much for staying at Bowker, and for your fabulous review...really appreciate it, as do future guests. Hope we can welcome you another time!
Written 28 August 2022. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

mikekN7077GT
mikekN7077GT
3 contributions
Wonderful place to stay on LHI
We had a wonderful stay at the tranquil BBH which is perfectly located being short walks to the beach, trails, and restaurants. The accomodation is modern and very well designed. We enjoyed all the equipment that are provided like bikes, kayaks, snorkel gear, standup boards and thoughful little things like torches to walk to restaurants in the evenings. Also the free wine, beer, cheese, eggs, fruit and other food staples was great to have so that we had very little need to shop for anything. The hosts Lisa and Rod were very welcoming and helpful. They very kindly provided us out with a spare room next to their house when our flight got delayed by a day as they had new arrivals and could not find us any alternative accomodation for the extra night as the island was at capacity. It made it a very special holiday on a stunning island.
Visited May 2022
Written 20 May 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
GrandTour534474
GrandTour534474
So glad you had a fabulous Bowker holiday Mike...we enjoyed meeting you both, and very happy to add you to the family for a night!
Written 22 May 2022. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

GoPlaces324242
GoPlaces324242
2 contributions
Dreams Come True - again!
This is our second trip to Bowker Beach (booked the day after our first Covid-delayed trip in December 2021) and once more our dreams became reality. Covid continues to make travel stressful but Lisa and Rod are with you every step of the way. Everything they can do to make things as smooth as possible, they will do. We were absolutely determined to get back to Bowker Beach House. We even had a second back-up flight booked (in case of delays on returning from a last-minute dash to see family overseas). As with my last review (see details - December 2021) every luxury and necessity was provided, so many thoughtful touches and nothing is left out. This is the perfect place to leave stresses behind and Lisa and Rod are the perfect hosts. I'm really impressed not just by their accommodation but also by their interpersonal skills. They have a real sense of when guests might need lots of help and advice (especially if they haven't been to the island before) and when guests just want to enjoy the peace and quiet. They are always there when you need them, but never intrusive. We ate out once, but were enjoying Bowker Beach House so much it was hard to leave. Even at a location where the standard of accommodation is high, Bowker Beach House stands out. On this visit we booked a guided snorkeling trip (ps - don't miss the chance to swim with Galapagos sharks) and when the operators asked us where we were staying, their response was - 'well, after staying at Bowker Beach house once, why would you stay anywhere else when you came again?' That says it all. We can't wait to visit a third time - though availability is always tight, and with reason. Thanks again Lisa and Rod.
Visited January 2022
Written 19 February 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
GrandTour534474
GrandTour534474
Thanks so much for your very kind words guys...after such a fabulous review I'm now a bit nervous about the next visit!
Written 20 February 2022. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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What this rental offers
Outdoor amenities
  • Deck
  • Patio
Indoor amenities
  • Fireplace
  • Internet access
  • Cable television
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
Entertainment
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Television
Bathroom and laundry
  • Dryer
  • Iron
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Property features
  • Ceiling Fans

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About the neighbourhood
Centrally located on the lagoon beach, western coast of Lord Howe Island. An easy flat stroll to restaurants, museum, village centre and all tours. Close access to beautiful beaches, bushwalks, mountain hikes, snorkelling, diving, surfing, fishing. Cars not needed, pushbikes provided.
Access
Car not needed

Things to know
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed

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