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Wharewaka Lodge

Wharewaka Lodge, Lake Taupo, New Zealand

Wharewaka Lodge offers three luxury suites each with en suite bathroom and private balcony. Each of the suites is enhanced by fresh flowers, complimentary wines, organic juices, speciality teas and filter coffee, herbal toiletries and beautiful cotton bed linen and bathrobes.

There is also a cosy living room where guests can relax beside an open wood fire with complimentary wines and hors d´oeuvres each evening, and a terrace leading to a sheltered courtyard and directly to the lakeside. Should you wish to explore the area, there are bicycles and kayaks available for guest use and 'in house' spa treatments are available by arrangement.

Our rating: First Class

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