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Ripples n Tonic - Farmstay and Beachstay

03 5956 8416

Ripples n Tonic - Alvina Farmstay has fully self-contained cottages purpose-built for wheelchair access. Spacious, private, mobility aids, accessible full kitchen, washing machine, step-less shower base, private undercover communal barbecue and outdoor area.

Set on 15 acres near Ventnor beach, with farm animals such as horses, sheep, cattle, alpacas, goats, chickens. Alvina Farmstay also has a vegie garden and an orchard.

Cottages are two and three bedroom. There is also a two bedroom unit with wood heater and kitchenette. The property is family and pet friendly.

Facilities include four person outdoor spa, full size in ground trampoline, large playground, barbecue gazebo and large grassed area surrounding the cottages.

Ripples and Tonic also have an accessible beachhouse situated right on the beautiful Silverleaves beach, only a short distance to Cowes. This sleeps eight people and is a three bedroom property nestled amongst the tall Banksia trees.

Content: Ripples n Tonic - Alvina Holiday Cottages and Solaro Beach House

Price & booking


$190.00 - $330.00

Farmhouse Mon–Thurs Fri- Sun 3bedroom $255 $285 2bedroom $200 $230 2bedroom $170 $190 Beachhouse Mon-Thurs Fri - Sun $230 $280 $280 $330

Three Bedroom Cottages

Room capacity: 9

Three bedroom cottage with queen bed, double bed three single beds, two trundle beds, two bathrooms, lounge, kitchen, dining and air-conditioning / heating.

Two Bedroom Cottage

Room capacity: 6

Two bedrooms cottage with a queen bed, two single beds, two trundle beds, bathroom, lounge, kitchen, dining, air conditioning and heating.

Two Bedroom Unit

Room capacity: 4

Two bedroom unit with queen bed, single bed and trundle bed, ensuite, kitchenette and dining area and wood heater.


Room capacity: 8

Accommodates eight overlooking the glorious Silverleaves foreshore reserve and beach where nature provides the ultimate catalyst for a truly relaxing beach holiday. The property is a relaxing and peaceful environment where you can experience a genuine beach and nature experience at your own pace and leisure. A 50 metres stroll from your back door, nestled among the Banksia trees, to the stunning Silverleaves beach. 100 mtres around the corner from your front door is the Silverleaves licensed cafe and the Golf Club is 5 mintues walk away. It has an accessible main bathroom and a regular en suite to the main bedroom. One of the bedrooms has an adjustable hi-low bed and a mobile hoist – all you need to bring is your own sling. The bathroom has a shower chair, commode, and all necessary rails. The property has a beach wheel chair for use. Accessible equipment on site includes:  Hoist – Swift Lift – KH 404 lifter (safe working load 150 kg)  Bed–Phoenix Hi-Lo Extra(200 kg),3 layer foam pressure reducing mattress  Aquatic wheel chair  Shower commode – Maxi mobile shower commode (120 kg)

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  • BBQ facilities
  • Camp kitchen
  • Car park
  • Communal kitchen
  • Communal lounge
  • Games/recreation room
  • Laundry
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Open fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking
  • Sauna
  • 24 hour reception
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation

  • Suitable for guests with high support needs who uses a hoist and always travel with a carer
  • Suitable for guests with a hearing impairment, from mild hearing loss to profoundly deaf
  • Suitable for guests with a vision impairment. Attained by providing for guests with partial vision impairment or total loss of useable vision
Internet Points:
  • Broadband Internet Access
  • Free Wifi