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Pamper yourself with a little luxury at Lakestone Lodge on Lake Pukaki

Lakestone Lodge, Lake Pukaki

What is the Experience?

In the middle of the South Island’s rugged Southern Alps, Lakestone Lodge is the ultimate modern-day escape.

Picture yourself surrounded by mountains beside Lake Pukaki unwinding in five-star luxury, completely off the grid. Lakestone is entirely self-sufficient, running on solar power and independent bore water. Eco-friendly is the theme here and every effort has been made to reduce environmental impact, while keeping to the highest standards of luxury.

With each room facing the spectacular view and no noise but the wind for miles, it's easy to feel completely dwarfed by nature - and that's exactly the reason to come. The lodge is 10 minutes from Twizel, 30 from Tekapo and 45 to the spectacular Mt Cook Village - where you’ll find an abundance of outdoor activities on offer. But if you really can't be bothered driving anywhere, not to worry. The lodge is surrounded by native trees and alpine shrubs, perfect for an evening stroll, and the turquoise waters of Lake Pukaki are only metres from your door.

Dining at Lakestone is a remarkable experience, with an emphasis placed on fresh, local ingredients. All of the produce is grown on-site, while wild venison, salmon and lamb from the surrounding hills make a regular appearance on their daily changing menu. For the perfect combination of luxury and nature, Lakestone Lodge is an ideal break from civilization.

Fine dining at Lakestone Lodge

Where is it located?

The lodge is 30-minutes from Lake Tekapo just off State Highway 8. On the main Road between Christchurch and Queenstown.

Who would enjoy this?

Couples who are looking to get away and experience ultimate relaxation away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. You can indulge yourself in spectacular 360degree views, delicious food, beautiful wine and you may even get a chance to check out the Milk Way and all the stars on a beautiful clear night.

Fine Tours Factoid?

Lakestone Lodge opened in June 2016 as an ‘off the grid’ boutique lodge with 32 solar panels on the roof. Which will power everything from the underfloor heating, to the hot water and will charge a two-tonne of battery pack on site for days when it is not so sunny.