Location: Acacia Bay
Tel No: +64 7 378 1551 or +64 (0) 21 821 338
Total Guests: 9
Rate (NZ$): $495 -$700
Rate Sheet A: 2016-17
Rate Sheet B: 2017-18
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Access: Acacia Cliffs Lodge is a 10 minute drive from Taupo Township. 20 minutes drive from Taupo airport. Local shops, cafes and the lake are a 10 minute walk.
Designed with a contemporary New Zealand flair, set on 2 hectares of landscaped grounds and home to unique native plants and birds, this luxury boutique lodge offers stunning panoramic views over Lake Taupo, Acacia Bay and the snowcapped Kaimanawa mountains.
Iconic furnishings of Mies van der Rohe and Le Corbusier can be found in the cosy lounges of the house, allowing guests to sit back and experience the seemingly tangible view of Mount Tauhara that lies behind expansive floor to ceiling windows.
Four designer suites feature super king bedding and luxurious ensuites, each with their own deck or courtyard designed to maximise the views.
The Mapara garden suite has the added luxury of a romantic freestanding bathtub.
In-room specialty teas and coffee, flat screen TV, CD and DVD player, complimentary wi-fi, bottle of wine are provided – all with the compliments of your hosts.
Dining is a highlight at Acacia Cliffs Lodge. Join your hosts and other guests for a pre-dinner drink and canapés, followed by a sumptuous four-course evening dinner designed daily by Rick, joint- host and chef. You will experience fine cuisine, awe-inspiring views, stimulating conversation – a memorable evening.
When the mood hits for exploration, Mountain Bikes are available for guests’ use or take a walk down the Mapara Native Bush track to the lake via lush native ferns and trees. Experience a spectacular scenic flight over Lake Taupo or nearby active volcanoes, trout fishing with a professional guide, golf at Jack Nicklaus’ latest or the legendary Wairakei International Golf cours. Other options include a day hiking on the world heritage Tongariro Alpine Crossing, a visit to the cultural and geothermal marvels of Wairakei Terraces and Craters of the Moon and so much more.
Hosts Linda and Rick, are passionate about food and wine, have travelled extensively and appreciate the meaning of a warm, personal welcome. A passionate cook, Rick loves nothing more than sharing this with others – unless he is on the golf course! Linda has a real love of travel and the opportunities it offers to make new friends and share experiences.
Acacia Cliffs Lodge is the natural culmination of these experiences and offers the perfect opportunity to share good food, wine and conversation in a simply stunning location.
Recent Trip Advisor comments:
“A beautiful lodge run by great people”
“Our NZ highlight” The service provided by Linda and Rick is outstanding”
“Stylish relaxed perfection” Stylish rooms, great views and excellent food make for an excellent boutique hotel”