The Point Villas, Lake Taupo, New Zealand

Accommodation Type: Private Villa/Apartment
Number of rooms: 4

Taupo and Rotorua for families. Located in the exclusive Whakamoenga Point Estate on Lake Taupo's northern shores, The Point Villas are both secluded yet accessible. The Point Villas are just 10 mins drive from the thriving town of Taupo, New Zealand's North Island adventure tourism capital. This unspoilt, environmentally-sensitive development commands a breathtaking view over the lake to the Tongariro National Park (a "Lord of the Rings" film location) and picturesque mountains: Ruapehu (New Zealand's largest ski resort), Tongariro, Ngauruhoe and Pihanga. The two private Villas at The Point Villas are available to individuals or groups for their exclusive use. Guests may totally relax and capture the ultimate holiday experience within the spacious interiors (1900 sq ft each), cleverly designed to blend with the natural surroundings, giving a feeling of space and privacy.

The Point Villas are elegantly furnished with antique oak furniture and seagrass leather lounge suites, each with two bedrooms with ensuites, large living/dining areas, plus beautifully-appointed kitchen and full laundry. The living and dining areas lead onto private decks and terraces, and large bedrooms open into glorious Italian travertine stone and double-glazed glass bathrooms. These give an exhilarating sense of showering or bathing outdoors in the seclusion of the New Zealand native bush. The kitchens at The Point Villas are fitted with the finest European appliances that will delight the keenest culinary guest. Full daily catering is available or the kitchens can be pre-stocked with provisions as requested. Dining options range from self-catering to full service utilising the talents of a first-class chef. Villa 1 has a 12 meter heated lap pool with mineralised ( potassium & magnesium requirement for goggles rinsing swim suits etc.

Facilities: Large open plan dining & living area, fireplace, BBQ, large colour TV, DVD, VCR & CD player in living area, TV, CD stereo in each bedroom, books, CD & DVD library, full kitchen with gas hobs, electric oven and dishwasher, full laundry, swimming pool at Villa 1, kayaks, helipad, security gates, tennis rackets and two all weather floodlit tennis courts, full-size croquet lawn, two chip and putt golf greens, jetty plus two boat ramps, private beaches and several kilometres of bushwalking trails.


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Destination: Taupo, North Island, New Zealand

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"Great accommodation and wonderful area, with the peace and quiet making it so relaxing."

"What a wonderful retreat, so peaceful and beautiful... We couldn't have asked for anything more. To be surrounded by tropical birds and a small waterfall whilst bathing was delightful, private and peaceful. Thank you for making us so welcome in your beautiful home."