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  • Welcome to Anchlia Waterfront Cottages.

    Nestled on the waterfront of Tasmania’s beautiful East Coast in Bicheno.

    Anchlia (pronounced Ank-Leea) Waterfront Cottages are the perfect place to relax and enjoy some peace, relaxation and tranquillity.

    Anchlia Waterfront Cottages comprise of three self contained apartments, Anchlia Executive House the newest addition to the site, Cod Rock Terrace and the quaint Penguin Nook. All three cottages underwent a soft refurbishment in January 2014.

    Anchlia Waterfront Cottages are located in a magnificent secluded, absolute waterfront location amongst native gums and just metres from the ocean at Cod Rock Point.

    Our ocean frontage is shared with the world’s cutest little penguins. For most of the year at dusk they wander around the cottages.

    Start your morning with a walk though our gorgeous gardens directly to the foreshore walk. Visit some of the local attractions, laze on the beach, listen to the water lap the shore and finish the day watching the sunset over the water and the penguins appear before your eyes as they nest around the cottage most of the year.



    • What a gorgeous Cottage! With Fairy Penguins in our backyard. We love it here so much. I just wish we had booked more nights. I would have skipped Launceston and St Helens if I knew how lovely it was here.

      Jackie, Andrew and Holly - QLD

    • Absolutely loved it – beautiful cottage. Loved the fairy penguins. Beautiful location will be recommending to anyone coming to Tassie. Would love to have stayed longer. Had difficulty removing our daughter from her little bedroom nook! It was perfect.

      Donna, Keith, Chris, Danielle - SA

    • We found this cottage five years ago on our visit to Tassie. We could not wait to return for our 30th wedding anniversary as we loved it so much last time. We tell everybody about this place ad we will always return in years to come. We find it so beautiful and peaceful. We love the wildlife and the walks along the beach.

      Kimberly and Rodney

    • A lovely cottage in a wonderful beachside location.  Delightful beaches. We even saw a little penguin after dark on the beach track looking for mum and dad. Lovely fresh oysters, flatty tails cooked here for dinner. Bliss!! Thanks again.

      Dot and Ciclio Melbourne

    • What a tremendous Cottage and location. We have had a wonderful 2 days stay. Wish it was longer. So peaceful and close to the lovely shopping area.

      Gabrielle and Neil, NSW

    • Thank you for letting us stay here at the Penguins Nook.  Beautiful views. Loved sitting on the rocks to watch the penguins come in at night. We watched Black Hawk Down. Great movies to select from. A great place to stay and great base to exploring surrounds. Thanks Trevor.

      Lemuel and Lilly

    • Great place and would love to come back again. Our stay was too short.

      Williamsons - January 2014

    • Fabulous location. Thoroughly enjoyed the whole area and would happily have stayed longer in the cottage. Two nights not enough! Have taken quite a few of your cards to distribute as would highly recommend a stay. Hopefully we shall be back.

      Karen and Richard, QLD - December 2013

    • Lovely place to spend part of our holiday. Great accommodation with lovely garden and view.

      Wendy and Kevin, NSW - March 2014

    • Perfect – just our favourite place. A home away from home.

      Jenny and David, QLD - March 2014

    • Best pillows in Tasmania!

      Gabrielle and Craig, QLD - March 2014

    • Thank you to housekeeping for a very clean and well-presented nook, being in the past in hospitality appreciated it very much. Enjoyed the surrounds.

      Robyn and Bob, Tasmania - February 2014

    • Stayed for 2 nights, had a very lovely stay and very happy to see the little penguins walking in the garden. Would definitely recommend to others.

      Freda and KC, Hong Kong - February 2014

    • Dear Trevor, Thanks for everything had a nice wonderful time at Bicheno. Lovely unit, perfect location, very happy we chose it. Penguins so cute.  Will definitely recommend to others.

      Christie and Hanne - February 2014

    • It’s really nice place to stay. I wish I would stay longer. I’d definitely recommend to my friends to come stay.

      Huang’s Family, China - February 2014

    • We only had one night left in Tasmania and this was a wonderful retreat. So quiet….Just the gentle lap of the ocean (and the penguin’s chatter/calls at night). Loved it

      Lynda and Charlie, NZ - February 2014